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1970 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Sculpture
Dec 12, 1970–Feb 7, 1971

The 1970 Annual Exhibition was curated by Robert Doty and James Monte.

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.



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“. . . there are more works here of genuine interest [. . .] than has been the case in some recent sculpture annuals. [. . .] We are given some excellent examples of recent work by well-established artists, and we are offered some very large and audacious works by artists who are either new to the scene or, if not entirely new, at least not yet securely fixed in the consciousness of the public.” —The New York Times


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

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