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. View Original