March 10, 1935
Five instructors in the Cleveland School of Art, nine other professional artists and six business and professional men and women who paint as an avocation are represented in the exhibition of Cleveland paintings to be shown in Brooklyn this month. The works of a printer, a house painter, a lithographer, a school teacher, a newspaper writer and an architect are included. Among the instructors exhibiting is Paul B. Travis, the well-known Negro painter, who has worked in Africa as well as in this country.
The artists represented are: George G. Adomeit, Max Bachofen, Carl Binder, Clarence H. Carter, Mary Susan Collins, Ora Coltman, Clara Deike, Antonio di Nardo, William Eastman, E. Bert Gerald, William C. Grauer, Jack J. Greitzer, Henry G. Keller, Grace Kelly, Elmer Nonotny, Louise Maloney, Calra McLean, Katherine McKee, Norris Rahming, Rolf Stoll, Paul B. Travia, Lloyd Westbrook and Frank N. Wilcox.
On Monday, March 11th, the Brooklyn Museum will open to the public the Sixth Travelling Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Cleveland Artists, a group of pictures selected from the last Annual Exhibition of Work by Cleve1and Artists and Craftsmen held at the Cleveland Museum.
For some fifteen years it has been the policy of that museum like that of the Brooklyn Museum, to sponsor local enterprises, and as a consequence there has gradually grown up through the efforts of the artists and the aid of an intelligent and interested public an unusually distinguished output for a single community.
The pictures themselves steer a middle course between the conservative and the independent. The basis of the painting is in the best tradition of American Art founded upon sound principles of technique, which emanate from the Cleveland School of Art. A spirit of independence, however, is inculcated in the artist in this school and the resulting quality of the work is unusual and of merit. The pictures are not extreme in their various modes of expression yet they tend towards the vigorous and freer style of painting. The Sixth Traveling Exhibition of Oils indicates that the primary interest of the artists is color; though the drawing of the pictures is sound, the graphic quality is not emphasized
The Sixth Travelling Exhibition of Oils by Cleveland Artists March 11 - March 31, 1935
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March 13, 1935
The Sixth Traveling Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Cleveland Artists was opened to the public at the Brooklyn Museum yesterday. The Forty-Fifth Annual Exhibition of Pictorial Photography by members of the Department of Photography of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences was opened to the public at the same time. Both exhibitions were viewed by members of the Department of Photography and their guests at a reception on Monday evening. Both exhibitions will remain open through March 31.
Tomorrow (Thursday March 14th) Miss Mary Matthews of the Brooklyn Children's Museum will address the Kindergarten Mothers Club of Public School 70, Tatchen Avenue and Macon Street, on “The Children's Museum and Your Child."
Today (Wednesday March 13th) Miss Mary Ellen Buttrick will be the guest of Mrs. John J. Schoonhoven, Chairman of the Board of the Auxiliary and Miss Ann G. Billings Gallup, Curator in Chief, at luncheon in the Children's Museum. Miss Buttrick will visit the several departments of the Museum and inspect work in progress.
Two new illuminated models, like small stage scenes, have been in¬stalled in the American History Room and will be seen for the first time today. They represent George Washington presiding at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, and a Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in a village of negroes in the South. To insure historic accuracy, thorough historical research precedes the work of the artists who make these models for the history rooms in the Museum.
Two new courses in the determination of minerals are beginning under the direction of Mr. J. C. Boyle, Staff Mineralogist of the Children's Museum. The first course will begin tomorrow (Thursday March 14th), the second next Tuesday (March 19th). Twenty one children are enrolled in the courses which are open to both boys and girls. These courses are features of the Students Science Club organized in cooperation with the American Institute.
Today (March 13th) Mr. Boyle will address the Girls' Club of Hunter College, Bronx Branch, on "Some Interesting Mineral Localities of Eastern Ontario." The lecture will be illustrated by lantern slides made form photographs taken by Mr. Boyle. This district of Canada contains some of the oldest accessible rock formations of the American Continent. The rocks are complex and of many kinds so that Eastern Ontario is a happy hunting ground for the mineralogist. Many of the rocks found there are radioactive and therefore valuable in determining the age of geologic formations, to which one; of the keys is the variation in radioactivity and change of structure due to this force.
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