Expanding on this curatorial imperative, the Department of Prints and Drawings has in recent years redoubled its efforts to collect important contemporary drawings by both established and emerging artists. T

This exhibition presents a selection of sixteen drawings produced during the past decade, including a number of key recent acquisitions. Highlights include a monumental three-panel color pencil drawing by Iranian-American artist Siah Armajani made in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; innovative figural works by Mequitta Ahuja, Nicola Hicks, Stacey Davidson, and Cynthia Lin; and masterlful drawings by Christopher Cook, Charles Gaines, and May Stevens.