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New York Interpreted: Joseph Stella, Alfred Stieglitz

April 19 – September 7, 1987
East Building, Mezzanine, Northeast

Installation view of New York Interpreted: Joseph Stella, Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

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

Overview: A 5-panel painting by Joseph Stella, The Voice of the City of New York Interpreted (1920-1922), was lent by the Newark Museum for a special installation. The museum was undergoing renovation at the time. Each of the panels measured more than 7 feet in height. In addition, 21 photographs by Alfred Stieglitz belonging to the National Gallery, also of New York City themes, were shown.

Attendance: 117,543