The Flag Paintings of Childe Hassam
May 8 – July 17, 1988
East Building, Ground Floor, Northwest, Pod II (3,500 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 25 paintings were selected from the series created by Childe Hassam showing the flag-decorated streets of New York City during World War I, between 1916 and 1919. They were assembled by Ilene Susan Fort of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Organization: Deborah Chotner was exhibition coordinator at the National Gallery. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting for the National Gallery.
Sponsor: This was the second in the series of American impressionist exhibitions supported by Bell Atlantic.
Catalog: The Flag Paintings of Childe Hassam, by Ilene Susan Fort. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1988.
Brochure: The Flag Paintings of Childe Hassam. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1988.
Other Venues: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, August 21–October 30, 1988
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, January 7–March 12, 1989
New-York Historical Society, April 20–June 25, 1989