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National Print Exhibition, 03rd Annual

DATES March 23, 1949 through May 22, 1949
ORGANIZING DEPARTMENT Contemporary Art
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
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  • March 23, 1949 The Brooklyn Museum’s Third National Print Annual opened to the public today, (March 23) to be current through May twenty-second. One hundred and seventy-five prints were selected by a jury composed of Mrs. Adelyn D. Breeskin, Director, The Baltimore Museum of Art; Mr. W.G. Russell Allen, Collector, Boston, Massachusetts; Dr. Meyer Shapiro, Columbia University, New York City and Miss Una E. Johnson, Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Brooklyn Museum, (ex-Officio).

    The 175 prints comprising the exhibition include works by artists from all sections of the country. Eighteen purchase awards have been made. They are as follows:

    Josef Albers; Multiplex A
    Ivan le Lorraine Albright; Self-Portrait
    Theodore Brenson; Tree and Old Porch
    Eleanor Coen; Child and a Tree
    Worden Day; Runic Traces
    Philip Hicken; Underpass
    Wallace Hochman; Still Life
    Leon Karp; Sailor Straw
    Vevean Oviette; Still Life
    Leona Pierce; Cat with Dean Bird
    Leonard Pytlak; Hangout
    Charles Quest; Still Life with Vise
    Chris Ritter; The Young Minotaur
    Fermin Rocker; First Snow
    Alfred Russell; Low Tide
    Gloria Stoll; Newsman
    Steve Wheeler; Little Joe...
    Anne Wienholt; Rock Pippit

    Installed in four galleries on the second floor, the Third National Print Annual reflects the impressive achievements and contemporary experiments being made in the various print media. After the present exhibition closes, a large selection of prints from this show will be circulated throughout the country by the American Federation of Arts.

    A catalogue of this exhibition is available.

    Press preview: Monday, March 21, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

    Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1947 - 1952. 01-03/1949, 034.
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