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1972 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Painting
Jan 25–Mar 19, 1972

The 1972 Annual Exhibition was curated by James Monte.

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.


Darby Bannard
Peter Bardazzi
Tom Blackwell
Sharon Brandt
Sue Ann Childress
William Conlon
Susan Crile
Brad Davis
LeRoy Frazier
Andrew Gaylard
J. Nebraska Gifford
Juan Gonzalez
Guy Goodwin
Joe Haske
Virginia Jaramillo
Harriet Korman
Frances Kuehn
Noel Mahaffey
Jim Malone
John Mandel
Sylvia Mangold
Bill Martin
Ray Parker
Peter Plagens
Stephen Posen
Raymond Saunders
Edward Scher
Nate Shiner
Thomas Sills
Jim Starrett
Jim Sullivan
Joan Thorne
Sidney Tillim
Nancy Van Deren
F. J. Wardy
Joseph P. White
Guy Williams

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