Local Color: Washington Painting at Mid-Century

July 4, 2008 – October 13, 2008

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor, North Floor Plan

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.