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1944 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
Nov 14–Dec 12, 1944

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.

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“. . . the Whitney annual proves a stimulating event throughout. That is because it contains so much painting that is truly excellent, without respect to theme.” —The New York Times

“The exhibition [. . .] carries preponderantly an air of freshness.” —The New York Times



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

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