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Frederic Remington: The Color of Night
April 13 – July 13, 2003
East Building, Upper Level, North Bridge

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This exhibition of 29 paintings by American artist Frederic Remington explored the artist's experiments in painting darkness illuminated by moonlight, candlelight, and firelight. It was the first to focus exclusively on the artist's night scenes of the American frontier. The works were borrowed from public and private collections.

A public symposium, The Art of Darkness: Frederic Remington's Nocturnes, was held on April 20.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in association with the Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa. Nancy K. Anderson, associate curator of American and British paintings, was the curator.

Sponsor: The exhibition was sponsored by Target Stores.

Attendance: 124,145

Catalog: Frederic Remington: The Color of Night, by Nancy K. Anderson et al. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Brochure: Frederic Remington: The Color of Night, by Nancy K. Anderson. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2003.

Other Venues: Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, August 10–November 9, 2003
Denver Art Museum, Denver, December 13, 2003–March 14, 2004

Image: Installation view of Frederic Remington: The Color of Night, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

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