Tropes de Teens

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Downtown Gallery, New York, to 19 April 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 19 April 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Exhibition History
DOWNTOWN GALLERY, New York. Stuart Davis, Recent Paintings, 6 November-1 December 1956, no. 2.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA. Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, 3 March-7 April 1957, no. 40, ill. 56.
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, Waltham, Massachusetts. Art on the Campus, 1-20 June 1957, no. 24.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Ten Modern Masters of American Art: 30 Works Selected from The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," no. 9. TOUR: COE COLLEGE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1-21 January 1959; QUINCY ART CLUB, Quincy, Illinois, 2-22 February; DES MOINES ART CENTER, Iowa, 6-26 March; E. B. CROCKER GALLERY, Sacramento, 8-28 April; NASHVILLE ARTISTS' GUILD, 10-30 May; ROANOKE FINE ARTS CENTER, Virginia, 15 June-15 July; TIME, INC., New York, 28 July-17 August; COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART, South Carolina, 1-21 September; JOSLYN ART MUSEUM, Omaha, 5-25 October; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, 4-24 November; FORT LAUDERDALE ART CENTER, Florida, 7-27 December; JOHN HERRON ART INSTITUTE, Indianapolis, 10-30 January 1960.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York (organized for the United States Information Agency). Vanguard American Painting, 1961-1962, and 1965, no. 14, ill. Tour: GALERIE WURTHLE, Vienna, 19 June-8 July 1961; ZWERGLGARTEN, Salzburg, 10 July-31 August; KALEMEGDAN PAVILION, Belgrade,Yugoslavia, 15 September-1 October; UMETNICKI PAVILION, Skoplje, Yugoslavia, 14-29 October; MODERNA GALERIJA, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, 9-20 November; UMETNOSTNA GALERIJA, Maribor, Yugoslavia, 25 November-4 December; MODERNA GALERIJA, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, 11 December 1961-7 January 1962; Rijeka Yugoslavia, 13-31 January; USIS GALLERY, American Embassy, London, 1-15 March; LANDESMUSEUM, Darmstadt, Germany, 14 April-13 May 1962.
NATIONAL COLLECTION OF FINE ART, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Stuart Davis Memorial Exhibition, 25 May-5 July 1965, no. 110, p. 36, ill. p. 43. Tour: ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 30 July-29 August; WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York, 14 September-17 October; THE ART GALLERIES, University of California, Los Angeles, 6 November-6 December.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 761, p. 679.
BROOKLYN MUSEUM, New York. Stuart Davis: Art and Art Theory, 21 January-19 March 1978, no. 81. Tour: FOGG ART MUSEUM , Cambridge, Massachusetts, 15 April-28 May.
STADTISCHE KUNSTHALLE, Dusseldorf. 2 Jahrzehnte amerikanische Malerei 1920-1940, 10 June-12 August 1979, no. 114, p. 154. Tour: KUNSTHAUS, Zurich, 23 August-28 October; PALAIS DES BEAUX-ARTS, Brussels, 10 November-30 December.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York. Stuart Davis: American Painter, 23 November 1991-15 February 1992, pp. 63, 106, 227, 228, ill. 105, p. 227. Tour: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 26 March-7 June.
Published References
DAVIS, STUART. "Tropes de Teens," Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture (Urbana: University of Illinois, 1957): 194.
ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC. The Downtown Gallery Papers, Stuart Davis file, microfilm roll no. ND 29, frames 386-87.
GENAUER, EMILY. "Private Collection Put to Public Use," New York Herald Tribune, (2 August 1959): section 4, p. 6A.
BLESH, RUDI. Stuart Davis (New York: Grove Press, 1960): plate J.
TILLIM, SIDNEY. "Month in Review," Arts (34 (June 1960): 48-49, ill.
MUNRO, ELEANOR C. "Reviews and Previews: Stuart Davis," Art News 59 (Summer 1960): 14.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. Stuart Davis (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1965): 36, ill. p. 43.
BENEDIKT, MICHAEL. "New York Letter: Stuart Davids: 1894-1964," Art International (9 (20 November 1965): 44.
KELDER, DIANE M., ed. Stuart Davis (New York: Praeger, 1971): ill. 44.
LERNER, ABRAM, ed. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974): 679, fig. 761.
HYAMS, BARRY. Hirshhorn: Medici from Brooklyn (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979): 132.
WILSON, WILLIAM. Stuart Davis's Abstract Argot (San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1993): n.p., colorplate 30.
UNSIGNED. "Smithsonian Highlights," Smithsonian Magazine (May 1996): ill. p. 41.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Stuart Davis, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1892–1964
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Oil on canvas
45 1/4 X 60 1/4 IN. (114.8 X 153.0 CM.)
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