Exhibitions: International Watercolor Exhibition, 10th Biennial

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    International Watercolor Exhibition, 10th Biennial

    • Dates: March 18, 1939 through April 30, 1939
    • Collections: American Art
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    • Spring approximately 1939: On the afternoon of Friday, March 17, the Brooklyn Museum will open with a reception and preview for members and guests the Tenth Biennial International Exhibition of Water Colors, which will be open to the public Saturday, the eighteenth, to run through April 30. In addition to America, England, France and Switzerland will be represented.

      The following artists are represented in the exhibition:
      American, Rovington Arthur, Peggy Bacon, Joseph Barber, Gershon Benjamin, Rainey Bennett, Thomas Hart Benton, George Biddle, Robert Blair, Edith M. Brisac, Carl Buck, Charles Burchfield, David Burliuk, Nathaniel C. Burwash, Jean R. Cahan, Charles Campbell, John Carroll, Betty M. Carter, Federico Castellon, Abraham Chanin, Nicolal Cikovsky, Max Arthur Cohn, George Constant, Jon Corbino, Robert Crane, Carson Davenport, Stuart Davis, Adolf Dehn, Eleanor Edwards, Louis M. Ellshemius, Lyonel Foininger, Louis Ferstadt, Ernest Fiene, James Fitzgerald, Grace Marie Fitzpatrick, Josef Foshko, David Fredenthal, Emil Ganso, Robert F. Gates, Aaron Gelman, Harry Glassgold, Hyman Goldstein, Bertram Goodman, George Grosz, Bertram Hrirtman, Arthur K. D. Healy, Zoltan Hecht, John Edward Heliker, Charles Trumbo henry, Harry Hering, Edward Hopper, Helmut Hungerland, Gregory D. Ivy, Melvin Jules, Bernard Karfiol, Henry G. Keller, Georgina Klitgaard, Barnard Klonis, Walt Kuhn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Ferdinand Lo Pinto, Norman Mac Leish, De Hirsh Margules, Anne Steele Marsh, Reginald Marsh, Karl Mattern, Lillie Stein Mayor, Knud Merrild, Barse Miller, Karl Oborteuffer, Eliot O’Hara, Virginia Parker, Waldo Pierce, John C. Pell0w, James Penney, Ogden M. Pleissner, Henry V. Poor, Lionel Reiss, Chris Ritter, Ivor Rose, G. Gordon Rothenborg, Andree Ruellan, Paul Sample, Saul, Helen Sawyer, Michael Schlazer, Henry E. Schnakenberg, Georges Schreiber, Zoltan Sepeshy, Millard Shoots, Jacob Getlar Smith, Miron Sokole, Joseph Steig, Harwood Steig, Will Henry Stevens, Prentiss Taylor, Herbert B. Tschudy, Allen Tucker, Samuel A. Tuckcer, James Turnbull, John Von Wicht, John Whorf, Louis Wiesenberg, Reginald Wilson, Stanley Wood, Andrew Wyeth and William Zorach.

      Enlgish, Edward Bawden, Charles Cundall, Charles Ginner, Duncan Grant, Anthony Gross, Frances Hodgkins, David Jonas, Dame Laura Knight, John Nash, Paul Nash, C.R.W. Novinson, Vivian Pitchforth, Anthony Slado, P. Wilson Steer and Ethelbert White.

      French, Maurice Assclin, Georges Aubry, Pierre Bonnard, Marc Chagall, Claude Domec, Joan Dufy, Raoul Dufy, A. E. Othon Friesz, Marcel Gromaire, Andre Lhote, Lucien Mainssioux, Joan Marchand, Maurice Utrillo, Koos Van Dongon, Maurice de Vlaminck and Henry de Waroquier.

      Swiss, Cuno Amiet, Paul Bodmor, Martin A. Christ, E. Stocker Coghuf, Martin Lauterburg, Louis Moilliet, Ernst Morgenthalor, Fritz Pauli, A. H. Pellogrini, Hans Stocker and Victor Surbok.

      The exhibition is which more varied in style and subject matter than was the Ninth Biennial two years ago. Our water colorists seem to have turned away from their romantic refuge in sylvan landscapes and quaint and quiet village to a consideration of more lively subject matter related to current interests.

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1939. 01-03/1939, 080-1. View Original 1 . View Original 2

    • March 18, 1939: Members and guests of the Brooklyn Museum attended a reception yesterday afternoon (Friday, March 17), and a pre-view of the Tenth Biennial International Exhibition of Watercolors. The largest section of the show is devoted to the work of American artists. other sections show work from England, France and Switzerland. the exhibition is open to the public today (Saturday, March 18th) and will run through April 30th.

      Among those present were:
      Mr. Bertman Hartman
      Mr. DeHirsh Margules
      Mr. Michael Schlazer
      Mr. James McDonald
      Mrs. Louis M. Dusseldorf
      Miss Margaret Freincle
      Mrs. DeHart Bergen
      Mrs. C. Foster Smith
      Mr. Jacob Getlar Msith
      Mrs. F. N. Land
      Miss Justine Cook
      Mr. & Mrs. C. Schenck Van Siclen
      Miss Lucille Kron
      Mrs. Frank H. Parsons
      Mr. Herbert B. Tschudy
      Mr. Hyman Warsager
      Mr. David Margolies
      Sauk
      Mr. Lionel Reiss
      Miss Anne Steele March
      Mr. Bernard Klonis
      Mr. & Mrs. Edward Hipper
      Mr. William Walkowitz
      Mr. Betram Goodman
      Mrs. J. F. Montgomery
      Miss Agnes Moore
      Mrs. Raymod Rice
      Mrss. Kee Mahher
      Miss Katherience Lovell
      Miss Lousice Ericson
      Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Colton
      Mrs. J.T. Owens
      Mr. Joseph Salek
      Maurice Blumenthall
      George Constant
      Mr. Harry Hering
      Mr. Chris Ritter
      Mr. Ferdinard Le Pinto
      Miss Manya Latour
      Mrs. Joseph E. Murray
      Mrs. William L. Felter
      Miss Mary C. Hurd
      Miss Carrie Braum
      Miss Frances Ingraham
      Mr. Pete Velmonte
      Mr. & Mrs. Samuel A. Tucket
      Miron Sokolo
      Jacob Getlar Smith
      Miss Eloise Bishop
      Miss Jean R. Cahan
      Mrs. John I. H. Baur
      Mr. Aaron Gelamn
      Miss Gace Marle Fitzpatrick
      Mr. Stuart Davis
      Mr. Bernard Klonis
      Mr. Hyman Goldstein
      Mrs. William L. Garrison III
      George Constant
      Mrs. James Petyer Warbasse
      Mr. & Mrs. Harold Fitzpatrick
      Mrs. A. L. Fitzpatrikc
      Mrs. F. M. Lang
      David Burliuk
      Mrs. Grant H. Code
      Mr. & Mrs. Emil Ganso
      Mr. & Mrs. Peter Bitterman
      Mr. John Von Wicht
      Adolf Dehn
      Ernet Fiene
      Zolton Hecht
      Abraham Chanin
      Andrew Wyeth
      Mr. & MRs. Laurence P. Roberts

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1939. 01-03/1939, 102. View Original

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