Third Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting

Nov 10–Dec 10, 1936

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In the News

“The third biennial of American painting at the Whitney Museum is an excellent show.” —The New York Times

“All the galleries present an appearance of zest, and variety is one of the keynotes.” —The New York Times

“There is a sense of vitality here, and in the scope and range of subject matter, a feeling that no one tendency dominates contemporary American painting.” —The Washington Post

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