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1955 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings
Jan 12–Feb 20, 1955

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Learn more about the Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of American art.

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“No exhibition the Whitney Museum ever staged has reflected more clearly the current ferment of the art world.” —The New York Times

“There are few out-and-out surprises, and a number of the entries have been seen in one-man shows since the last Whitney annual. But the exhibition as a whole has decided freshness and spirit.” —The New York Times

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Sara Ludy, Tumbleweeds

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