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1937 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
Nov 10–Dec 12, 1937

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.

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Learn more about the Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of American art.

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“. . . a mood of liveliness and unwonted excitement [. . .] runs through the galleries.” —The New York Times

“There is certainly nothing half-hearted or noncommittal about the eisteddfod at the Whitney. A quick reconnoiter of the whole yields an impression of almost dazzling freshness.” —The New York Times

“. . . at the present Whitney annual exhibition, one feels that until now, no one has really ‘painted America,’ and no one has created really great painting in America.” —The Washington Post

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