1948 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings

Jan 31–Mar 21, 1948

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.

In the News

“There is a sharp and disconcerting line of cleavage in the Whitney’s sculpture annual, between fundamentally representational work, which numerically makes up about half the show, and experimental pieces which make up the other half.” —The New York Times

“One has a feeling that in the last year or two [. . .] sheer novelty is being increasingly stressed in the Whitney shows.” —The New York Times

More from this series

Learn more about the Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of American art.