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1958 Annual Exhibition: Sculpture, Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings
Nov 19, 1958–Jan 4, 1959

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“. . . generally high level of both technical and imaginative quality in all three departments of the exhibition.” —The New York Times

“The diversity of media and techniques is explored, occasionally at the expense of quality; and a few of the clamorous paintings in what might be termed the abstract-expressionist group could be spared. But, on the whole, this year’s event emerges very creditably from the long series.” —The New York Times


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

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