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1945 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings
Jan 3–Feb 8, 1945

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.



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“. . . one is likely to find this exhibition, considered as a whole, disappointing.” —The New York Times

“. . . even though the bulk of the work may be new and several pieces are unquestionably strong, the exhibition is not thereby rescued from a general atmosphere of dullness.” —The New York Times


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

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