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American Paintings from the Armand Hammer Collection
An Inaugural Celebration
January 13 – February 18, 1985
West Building, Main Floor, Gallery 71 (500 sq. ft.)

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

Overview: 16 American paintings, including 4 recently acquired by Dr. Hammer, were shown in conjunction with President Ronald Reagan's second inauguration. Although drawings from the Hammer collection had been exhibited frequently, this was the first time these paintings were seen in the National Gallery.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Nicolai Cikovsky Jr.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by the Armand Hammer Foundation and Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Booklet: American Paintings from the Armand Hammer Collection: An Inaugural Celebration. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985.

Attendance: 33,957