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1943 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art
Nov 23, 1943–Jan 4, 1944

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.



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“In some respects the present annual seems pretty much in line with previous showings. It was assembled, however, under wartime handicap. In several instances work by artists who would otherwise have been included could not be secured, due to their being now absent in the armed forces.” —The New York Times


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A 30-second online art project:
Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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