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"YOUTH & BEAUTY" IN BROOKLYN

December 29, 2011

Tags: George Ault

George Copeland Ault (American, 1891-1948). Brooklyn Ice house, 1926. Oil on canvas. 24 x 30 in. (61 X 76.2 CM). Newark Museum, Purchase 1928 The General Fund

Nevertheless, the Met’s Stieglitz show (reviewed below) is a masterpiece of modernism by comparison with the second big show at the Brooklyn Museum just now, “Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties” (through January 29; thereafter at the Dallas Museum of Art, March 4 through May 27, 2012, and the (more…)