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Japanese Exhibition House

16 June 1954 to 15 October 1955

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MoMA Staff

Arthur Drexler  American, 1921–1987
Assistant Curator


Junzo Yoshimura
Japanese, 1908–1997
2 exhibitions

New York Times Review of the exhibition


8 June 1955

About Art and Artists; Controversial Works of Giacometti to Be Shown Today at Guggenheim Museum

By Howard DEVREE

THE first comprehensive museum exhibition of sculpture, painting and drawing by Alberto Giacometti will open today to the public at the Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue. James Johnson Sweeney, director, has assembled forty-seven pieces of sculpture, twenty-four paintings and a score of drawings by this controversial sculptor, covering his production from 1925 to the present.

New York Times • page 24 • 633 words