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Understanding Modern Art

6 May to 30 June 1941

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Jean (Hans) Arp
French, born Germany (Alsace). 1886–1966
81 exhibitions
Georges Braque
French, 1882–1963
104 exhibitions
Paul Cézanne
French, 1839–1906
89 exhibitions
Kazimir Malevich
Russian, born Ukraine. 1878–1935
34 exhibitions
Henri Matisse
French, 1869–1954
182 exhibitions
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
231 exhibitions
Camille Pissarro
French, 1830–1903
14 exhibitions
Jean Renoir
French, 1894–1979
6 exhibitions
Georges Rouault
French, 1871–1958
88 exhibitions

New York Times Review of the exhibition


7 May 1941

MODERN MUSEUM GETS GIFT OF OILS; 'Most Important Group in 7 Years' Is Presented by a Trustee Anonymously

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West Fifty-third Street, has received as an anonymous gift from one of its trustees "the most important group of oil paintings acquired since the bequest of the Lillie P. Bliss Collection seven years ago," it was revealed yesterday.

New York Times • page 28 • 281 words