Inaugural Year of the Fair and our first trip to Palm Springs. The open reception is Thursday, February 16, and the show runs through Sunday, February 19.
It’s Modernism Week in Palm Springs: THEODORE HAUPT'S Acrobats, 1939, and Three Graces, 1941, HUGH MESIBOV'S Mechanical Dancers, 1943, and ANNE RYAN'S Collage, 1951, will all be on view.
Industrial Realism with FRED SHANE'S monumental painting Clam Shell Dredge, 1952, JUDITH SHAHN’S Plimsoll Line, 1949, and CHARLES KELLER'S Saturday Siesta, 1946 will also be featured. PEGGY BACON & HER CIRCLE show up as well with drawings and prints by Isabel Bishop, Reginald Marsh, and Marguerite Zorach.
Also on hand will be works by WILL BARNET (to whom President Obama just awarded the National Medal of Arts), HOWARD DAUM, DOROTHY DEHNER, PETER GRIPPE, FANNIE HILLSMITH, BERNARD ROSENQUIT, and LOUIS SCHANKER.
Curator Peter Frank selected paintings by DOROTHY BROWDY KUSHNER and FRED SHANE for The Big Picture, on view during the Fair. This extensive exhibition, sub-titled, Paintings from Southern California, 1960 - 1980, is sanctioned by the Getty Museum as a Pacific Standard Time Initiative Point of interest.
Link to booth overview