1945 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting

Nov 27, 1945–Jan 10, 1946

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.

In the News

“For whatever reason you care to assign, I found the show peculiarly well stocked with esthetic nourishment.” —The New York Times

“. . . for the most part the pictures are alive and fresh and challenging. I think that this is all in all perhaps the best annual the Whitney has ever produced.” —The New York Times

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