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Creator:
Noland, Cornelia  Search this
Subject:
Henri Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
196-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 poster : ill. ; 29 x 42 cm.
Summary:
Date based on style of poster. <br>Poster depicts a large purple tree populated with birds, squirrels, and elephants. Various parts of the tree are labeled with the names of people and organizations important to modern art in Washington, D.C. <br>The roots and ground beneath the tree are labeled (left to right): Barnett Aden; Eugen Weisz; Richard Lahey; Sculpture Studio; Robert Richmans; W.P.A.; Franz Bader; Institute of Contemporary Arts; C. Law Watkins; Workshop Center of the Arts; Berkowitzes; Duncan & Marjorie Phillips. <br>The branches are labeled (counterclockwise): American University; Purity; National Gallery; Smithsonian, National Collection of Fine Arts; Hirshhorn [on the sun]; V.I.P.'s; Bader; Sponsors; Pan American Union; Artists; European passion; Bookatz's Gallery; Studio Gallery; Artists; Washington Gallery of Modern Art; Op & Pop; Washington Color School; Corcoran. <br>Leaves on the branches are labeled with names of artists and "important non-artists in the art world." <br>A key on the trunk describes the meaning of the different symbols, and notes, regarding the Op & Pop branch, that "Henri Ersham's [sic] gallery in Alexandria is the hub." A striped cat labeled "Henri" sits on this branch.
Citation:
A family tree of Modern Art in Washington, 196-. Henri Gallery records, circa early 1900s, 1940-1996, bulk 1957-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14280
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Henri Gallery records, circa early 1900s, 1940-1996, bulk 1957-1995
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14280