Exhibitions: National Print Exhibition, 01st Annual

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    National Print Exhibition, 01st Annual

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    • January 29, 1947: A new Print Annual Exhibition will be held at the Brooklyn Museum from March 12 to May 4. Any artist living in the United States may submit one to three examples of his work done during the past year. All work must be in by February 13th. For further information write to:

      The Brooklyn Museum
      Miss Una E. Johnson, Curator of Prints
      Eastern Parkway
      Brooklyn 17, New York

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1947 - 1952. 01-03/1947, 013. View Original

    • March 19, 1947: The Brooklyn Museum's new National Print Annual Exhibition opened yesterday with a private view and reception for artists, Museum members, and guests and will open to the public on March 19th remaining on view through May 4th. The first print competition, national in scope, to be held in the New York area, comprises more than two hundred prints selected from work submitted by nearly six-hundred artists from all sections of the United States. The selections for the exhibition were made by a jury of five:

      Mr. A. Hyatt Mayor, Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
      Miss Elisabeth Mongan, Curator of Prints, The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.
      Mr. Hermon More, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
      Miss Bertha von Moschzisker, Director, The Print Club, Philadelphia
      Miss Una E. Johnson, Curator of Prints, The Brooklyn Museum

      They also designated the thirty-five purchase awards in the various print media.

      The requirements for entry were made as broad as possible. All artists working in the United States were eligible to submit one to three graphic works. All fine print media were considered by the jury.

      A list of the purchase awards follows:

      Grace A. Albee; The Storm
      Maxil Ballinger; Ruel
      Will Barnet; Early Morning
      Fred Backer; Inferno
      Elizabeth T. Bright; Carnival
      Harry Brodsky; Backyard Impressions
      Federico Castellon; Kunming Bus
      Jean Charlot; Mexican Kitchen
      Alan Crane; House by the Sea
      Joseph P. diGemma; In the Burma
      Ernest Freed; Battle of the Sexes
      Peter Grippe; Escape into Time
      Robert Gwathmey; Singing and Mending
      Ernst Hacker; Interior Landscape
      James D. Havens; Rabbit Fence
      Stanley William Hayter; Unstable Woman
      Jon Henry; The King Was in His Counting House
      Mervin Jules; The Conductor
      Armin Landeck; Rooftops, 14th Street
      Edward Landon; Nocturnal Adversary
      James McConnell; Head, no. 3
      Boris Margo; Alchemist, no. 2
      Leo Meissner; Breath of Spring
      John Muench; Maine Barnyard
      Chang Reynolds; Motor Show
      Anne Ryan; Fantasia
      Attilio Salemme; One Against Many
      Louis Schanker; Abstract Landscape
      Karl Schrag; Rain and the Sea
      Georges Schreiber; Wind
      Quiller Scott, Jr.; Furnished Room
      David Shapiro; Circus Theme
      Coreen Nary Spellman; Building Again
      Rose Wright; Gas Works
      Richard Zoellner; Street Scene, no. 1

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1947 - 1952. 01-03/1947, 049-50. View Original 1 . View Original 2

    • April 24, 1947: On Tuesday evening, April 29, at 7:00 p.m., several well-known artists will discuss their prints informally in the galleries where the Brooklyn Museum First National Print Annual is now on view. Frederico Castellon, Carlus Dyer, Peter Grippe, and Louis Schanker will be among the artists present, to discuss their prints which are in the exhibition. Castellon and Schanker are both residents of Brooklyn. Schanker is also represented in the United States section of the current International water color exhibition. Carlus Dyer and Peter Grippe both have their studios in New York.

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1947 - 1952. 04-06/1947, 075. View Original

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