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1965 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
Dec 8, 1965–Jan 30, 1966

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“. . . a rather jumbled affair. But as a cross-section, a jumble is appropriate enough just now, since so many things are going on at once that any cross-section has to be a kind of hash rather than a revelation of logical inner structure.” —The New York Times

“. . . a respectable assemblage of paintings that does what it can, under limitations, to survey the current scene.” —The New York Times

“. . . a different, strangely buoyant feeling, [. . .] much livelier than that of two years ago.” —The Washington Post



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

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