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Press Releases: 1973

February 1, 1973
Advance Exhibition Schedule for the coming year: March 1973 through January 1974 (PDF 1.8MB)

February 5, 1973
First Soviet loan of paintings to U.S. to open at the National Gallery March 31 [Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings from the U.S.S.R.](PDF 7.6MB)

February 16, 1973
Press conference notice [Loan from Soviet museums] (PDF 860KB)

February 21, 1973
National Gallery opens major exhibition of American Eskimo and Indian Art [The Far North](PDF 2.2MB)

March 1, 1973
Two spring exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art [The Far North: 2000 Years of American Eskimo and Indian Art and the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings from the U.S.S.R.] (PDF 2MB)

March 23, 1973
Press-TV-Radio notice of opening events at the National Gallery of Art for Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings from the U.S.S.R. (PDF 3.8MB)

March 27, 1973
Jacques Barzun to deliver 1973 Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts (PDF 1.7MB)
April 1, 1973
Etchings by Rembrandt [exhibition description] (PDF 1.7MB)

April 9, 1973
National Gallery announces acquisition of key cubist [Femme Neu] painting by Picasso (PDF 1.8MB)

April 18, 1973
U.S.S.R. exhibition at the National Gallery closes Sunday, April 29 at 6:00 P.M. instead of 9:00 P.M.; special evening events planned until then (PDF 1.7MB)

April 19, 1973
Notice to All Public Service Offices from Katherine Warwick re: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings from the U.S.S.R. Exhibition Will Be on View for Another 10 Days (PDF 720KB)

April 24, 1973
Television broadcast on U.S.S.R. exhibition to be shown nationally April 29 (PDF 1.4MB)

April 24, 1973
National Gallery announces early opening time for U.S.S.R. exhibition April 29 (PDF 771KB)

May 1, 1973
Advance Fact Sheet: Prints of the Italian Renaissance June 23-October 7, 1973 (PDF 2.3MB)

June 1, 1973
Editor Please Note Change of exhibition dates [American Impressionist Painting] (PDF 945KB)

June 14, 1973
Major Italian engravings catalog published by National Gallery [Prints of the Italian Renaissance](PDF 1.5MB)

June 18, 1973
Major Italian engravings exhibition opens at National Gallery [Prints of the Italian Renaissance](PDF 1.6MB)

June 21, 1973
American Impressionist exhibition opens at National Gallery (PDF 1.6MB)

June 25, 1973
Secretary-general counsel [E. James Adams] retires after 23 years. Robert Amory, Jr. appointed successor (PDF 1.6MB)

July 18, 1973
Venice etchings by Canaletto and Whistler on view at National Gallery (PDF 1.5MB)

August 1, 1973
Advance Exhibition Schedule for the coming year: September 1973 through April 1974 (PDF 1.9MB)

August 16, 1973
National Gallery announces acquisition of Rubens group portrait [Deborah Kip, Wife of Sir Balthasar Gerbier, and Her Children] (PDF 3MB)

September 1, 1973
Sunday evening concerts begin 32nd season at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2MB)

September 14, 1973
National Gallery show of Renaissance drawings from legendary Scholz Collection opens (PDF 2.5MB)

October 11, 1973
Jackson Pollack's Blue Poles painting for Washington Exhibition [Embassy of Australia Press and Information Office press release] (PDF 727KB)

October 12, 1973
First modern show organized by Gallery opens with Australia's recently acquired Pollock [American Art at Mid-Century 1](PDF 2.9MB)

October 19, 1973
National Gallery holds film showings on modern American painters (PDF 1.5MB)

November 8, 1973
Philosophy professor and print scholar appointed National Gallery Curator of Graphic Arts [Andrew Robison] (PDF 2.2MB)

November 20, 1973
Drawings by reigning artist [Fran├žois Boucher] eighteenth-century France exhibited at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.9MB)

December 1, 1973
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 1.9MB)

December 5, 1973
Dutch painting scholar A.B. De Vries appointed National Gallery Kress Professor (PDF 1.6MB)

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