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African Negro Art

18 March to 19 May 1935

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James Johnson Sweeney  American, 1900–1986

New York Times Review of the exhibition


19 March 1935

AFRICAN NEGRO ART ON EXHIBITION HERE; An Unusual Show Opens With Reception at Museum of Modern Art.

By Edward Alden JEWELL

Superbly installed, the exhibition of African Negro art assembled and directed by James Johnson Sweeney opened with a reception last evening at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West Fifty-third Street. Beginning today, and until May 19, this large and extremely interesting collection will be on public view.

New York Times • page 19 • 682 words