1940 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting

Nov 27, 1940–Jan 8, 1941

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.

In the News

“It goes without saying that the exhibition is alive with contrasts. A Whitney annual can always be counted upon for that virtue.” —The New York Times

“The exhibition [. . .] is consistently interesting, if not phenomenal or stupendous.” —The New York Times

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