Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Minna Citron, Grist for the Mill, 1934
New York City in Paintings and Works on Paper spanning 90 years, 1919 to 2009.
Works by over 30 artists including Will Barnet, Fred Becker, Isabel Bishop, Abe Blashko, Bernarda Bryson Shahn, Edmond Casarella, Minna Citron, Howard Cook, James Daughery, Howard Daum, Pele deLappe, Philip Evergood, Sue Fuller, Blanche Grambs, Riva Helfond, Jack Henderson, Fannie Hillsmith, Dorothy Browdy Kushner, Edward Laning, Louis Lozowick, Hugh Mesibov, Betty Waldo Parish, James Penney, Albert Potter, Anne Ryan, Louis Schanker, Ben Shahn, Fred Shane, Harry Sternberg, Lynd Ward, and Harry Wickey.
Some of the themes explored are the Brooklyn Bridge, New York Harbor with the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square, Washington Square, Union Square, Subways, Tenements, and Immigration.