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1950 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
Nov 10–Dec 31, 1950

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.

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“In its 1950 exhibition of contemporary American painting the Whitney Museum has as usual provided a very provocative and challenging show.” —The New York Times

 “A visitor to the Whitney cannot fail to be impressed by the wide range of American painting today.” —The New York Times



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

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Vaccination required. All visitors aged 5+ must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18+ must also show photo ID. Face coverings are required. Review the Whitney’s safety guidelines.