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1953 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings
Apr 9–May 29, 1953

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.



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“If sheer novelty at first tends to distract attention from more conservative entries, soundly traditional pieces make good their claims as the visitor extends his inspection. And some pieces manage to combine effectively something of tradition and modernism.” —The New York Times


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A 30-second online art project:
Sara Ludy, Tumbleweeds

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