Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben

Aug 14, 2019


Welcome to Dance Factory's exclusive exhibition, "Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben." In the realm of arts and entertainment, Dance Factory proudly presents an extraordinary collection of artworks by the renowned artist, Howard Ben. From surreal landscapes to thought-provoking abstracts, this exhibition offers a unique insight into Ben's artistic journey and his profound impact on the art world.

Exploring the Waterfire Arts Center

The "Private Visions, Public Ideals" exhibition takes place at our esteemed Waterfire Arts Center, a dynamic hub for arts and culture in the heart of our city. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you step into a world where creativity knows no bounds. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide the perfect backdrop to showcase the visionary artworks crafted by Howard Ben.

The Legacy of Howard Ben

Howard Ben, a trailblazer in the realm of modern art, has left an indelible mark on the art community. With a career spanning over five decades, his artistic evolution and unwavering commitment to his craft continue to inspire generations. Ben's works encompass a variety of themes, from introspective personal journeys to larger societal narratives, all executed with masterful precision.

Unveiling the Artworks

Prepare to be captivated as you step into the realm of Howard Ben's artistic universe. Each artwork tells a compelling story, inviting viewers to introspect and reflect upon the complexities of the human experience. From his early abstract paintings to his later explorations of surrealism, Ben's use of color, texture, and composition creates a truly immersive experience for art enthusiasts and casual observers alike.

The Abstract Collection

Ben's abstract collection showcases his experimentation with form, movement, and emotions. The bold brushstrokes and dynamic composition reveal his innovative approach to visual storytelling. With an inherent ability to evoke deep emotions through abstract forms, Ben's artworks invite viewers to explore their own personal interpretations and engage in a dialogue with the artist's intentions.

The Surreal Landscapes

Transport yourself to otherworldly realms with Howard Ben's mesmerizing surreal landscapes. Beyond the limits of reality, these artworks blur the boundaries between the conscious and subconscious mind. In these dreamlike landscapes, Ben seamlessly merges elements of nature and the human imagination, creating a visual symphony that sparks the viewer's imagination.

Exhibition Highlights

Let us guide you through some of the highlights of the "Private Visions, Public Ideals" exhibition:

The Awakening

Experience the power of self-discovery through "The Awakening." This masterpiece takes you on a journey of personal transformation, exploring the depths of human emotions and the pursuit of inner peace. The vibrant colors and intricate details invite viewers to embark on their own introspective voyage.

Beyond Horizons

Delve into Ben's exploration of limitless possibilities with "Beyond Horizons." This artwork challenges conventional notions of space, time, and existence. The interplay of light and shadows creates a sense of depth, drawing viewers into a world where boundaries fade, and imagination takes flight.

Whispers of Change

Uncover the profound societal narratives embedded within "Whispers of Change." Through this thought-provoking artwork, Ben shines a light on pressing issues and invites contemplations on collective responsibility and the power of unity. The intricate symbolism and meticulous attention to detail make this piece a testament to Ben's skill and vision.

Plan Your Visit

Don't miss your chance to experience "Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben" at Dance Factory's Waterfire Arts Center. Plan your visit to immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring world of Ben's artistry.

Location & Opening Hours

The exhibition is located at:

Waterfire Arts Center 123 Art Avenue City, State, ZIP

We are open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and on Sundays from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Admission to the exhibition is free, ensuring that art lovers from all walks of life can experience Ben's extraordinary legacy.

Guided Tours

Enhance your visit by joining one of our knowledgeable guides on a captivating tour through the exhibition. Gain deeper insights into the artist's inspirations, techniques, and the historical context surrounding his work. Guided tours are available throughout the week, providing a personalized and enriching experience.

Embrace the Legacy

Be part of the artistic legacy left behind by Howard Ben. Discover the transformative power of art and pay homage to a visionary who challenged boundaries, both artistic and societal. Dance Factory invites you to immerse yourself in the "Private Visions, Public Ideals" exhibition and explore the profound ideations of one of the art world's icons.

Bob Verbyke
A captivating exhibition showcasing the remarkable artistic journey and legacy of Howard Ben.
Oct 15, 2023
Kenneth Mills
Howard Ben's art is a delightful blend of fantasy and reality.
Jul 30, 2023
Jill Patterson
I'm captivated by the storytelling aspect of Howard Ben's art.
Jul 17, 2023
Nelson Cuevas
The exhibition is a testament to Howard Ben's artistic brilliance.
May 22, 2023
Bernadette Vargas-Galvan
The exhibition is a beautiful tribute to Howard Ben's artistic journey.
Mar 31, 2023
Recep Ap
The artworks evoke a sense of nostalgia and introspection.
Mar 18, 2023
Gsm Riponflie
Howard Ben's art sparks curiosity and introspection.
Mar 5, 2023
Roger Staab
The exhibition showcases the versatility of Howard Ben's artistic vision.
Feb 8, 2023
Zeeshan Iqbal
The thematic diversity in Howard Ben's art is impressive.
Feb 3, 2023
Leigh Bullock
I'm intrigued by the juxtaposition of reality and fantasy in Howard Ben's art.
Jan 25, 2023
Russell Shoffner
I love the creativity and depth in Howard Ben's art.
Oct 25, 2022
Jacob Clawson
The exhibition honors the enduring impact of Howard Ben's artistry.
Sep 29, 2022
Bravo Sanz
Howard Ben's art invites viewers to explore different perspectives.
Aug 5, 2022
David Nowlin
The exhibition breathes life into Howard Ben's artistic legacy.
Feb 13, 2022
Paul Keller
This exhibition is a tribute to Howard Ben's enduring legacy.
Sep 22, 2021
Alex Robinson
The artworks convey a sense of timelessness and universality.
Sep 7, 2021
Lamar Bryant
Each artwork by Howard Ben tells a unique story.
Jul 30, 2021
Yu-An Chen
Howard Ben's art is both enigmatic and enchanting.
Jul 19, 2021
Tina Othberg
Howard Ben's use of colors and textures is truly remarkable.
Apr 25, 2021
Grace Kin
The artworks exude a sense of enigma and allure.
Mar 10, 2021
Rita Pesecky
The artworks invite viewers to explore their own interpretations.
Mar 10, 2021
Quany D
Howard Ben's art prompts introspection and contemplation.
Feb 21, 2021
Kathryn Laughlin
Howard Ben's art is an exquisite tapestry of imagination and expression.
Jan 22, 2021
Taing Mey
The fusion of realism and surrealism in Howard Ben's work is fascinating.
Jan 22, 2021
Ginger Pinholster
The exhibition celebrates Howard Ben's creative legacy.
Jan 17, 2021
Bernie Bax
The artistry and craftsmanship in Howard Ben's work are awe-inspiring.
Dec 12, 2020
Ravi Ramanathan
Howard Ben's art conveys a sense of profound emotion.
Nov 5, 2020
Gary Caille
The use of symbolism in Howard Ben's art is intriguing.
Oct 5, 2020
Greg Marshall
I'm drawn to the sense of mystery and wonder in Howard Ben's art.
Jun 8, 2020
Mike Sepanski
I'm fascinated by the dream-like quality of Howard Ben's art.
May 28, 2020
Aaron Hallerman
The exhibition offers a glimpse into Howard Ben's artistic evolution.
May 3, 2020
Damon Clifford
The emotional depth in Howard Ben's art is palpable.
Feb 22, 2020
Rude Wredne
Howard Ben's art serves as a window into the imagination.
Nov 8, 2019
Patrick Simpson
The artworks are truly captivating and thought-provoking.
Nov 4, 2019
Karl Sugrue
The exhibition offers a glimpse into Howard Ben's imaginative world.
Oct 25, 2019
Perla Palacios
I appreciate the intricacy and attention to detail in Howard Ben's art.
Oct 22, 2019
Jared Baeten
Howard Ben's pieces evoke a sense of wonder and contemplation.
Aug 28, 2019