Six Degrees of Peggy Bacon at The Art Students League
The exhibition Six Degrees of Peggy Bacon is on view at The Art Students League, NYC, through November 1. It was organized with the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
prints, letters, sketchbooks, photographs, and memorabilia trace connections
that wonder through the art world and beyond, as far as Eleanor Roosevelt and
Albert Einstein. Three works by Bacon are on loan from us, including the
drypoint Clams and Clodhoppers, 1933.
Peggy Bacon, Clams and Clodhoppers, 1933
Peggy Bacon, Djuna Barnes, about 1945
are Bacon’s friends such as artist-colleagues Louis Bouché, Arthur B. Davies, Philip Evergood, Reginald
Marsh, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Katherine Schmidt, Max Weber, and Marguerite
Zorach, as well as the writers Djuna Barnes and Frank O’Hara.
The Susan Teller Gallery began in 1988. In March, 2015, we made the move to private dealership.
The focus of the gallery is American paintings, prints, and unique works on paper, of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, including the New Deal-WPA Era, Urban and Industrial Realism, Modernism, and Surrealism.