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Local Color: Washington Painting at Mid-Century

July 4, 2008 – October 13, 2008

Museum: American Art Museum

Location: 3rd Floor, North

On view are 27 large-scale, luminous, abstract paintings from the museum's permanent collection dating from the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s by such Washington D.C.-based artists as Gene Davis, Thomas Downing, Sam Gilliam, Paul Reed, Jacob Kainen, Alma Thomas, Leon Berkowitz, Fel Hines, and Howard Mehring.