Like his book collection, Dr. Bullough's art collection spans a variety of styles and topics. The more than 400 piece collection includes concentrations on topics such as the male form & masculinity, dance, New York City, and medicine. It also covers such mediums as prints & colored illustrations, mixed media, still life, landscapes, and abstract expressionism. There are a number of pieces by the artists Agnes Martin, Sakiko Ide, Stuart Shils, and Sam Clayton, as well as pieces by emerging artists including Bettina Nelson, Saranoa Mark, Audrey Levinthal, Drew Kohler, and Samantha Mitchell.
Through his friendship with Stuart Shils, Peter met and encouraged many student artists, frequently buying their work to add to his collection.
Peter's collection will continue to be displayed in his home at 120 W Cork Street. The Foundation is looking into ways to capture his home so that it might be shared virtually. In the future, the Foundation hopes to curate items from the collection in occasional gallery showings.
"It's better to support young artists than to waste your money on dead artists."
- Dr. Peter G. Bullough