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George Caleb Bingham

July 15 – September 30, 1990
East Building, Mezzanine, Northwest

Installation view of George Caleb Bingham, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

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

Overview: 29 genre and landscape paintings by Bingham were organized by the Saint Louis Art Museum and the National Gallery of Art.

Organization: Michael Shapiro, chief curator at the Saint Louis Art Museum, was the exhibition curator. Nicolai Cikovsky Jr., curator of American painting and deputy senior curator of paintings, coordinated the exhibition at the National Gallery. Franklin Kelly, former curator of American painting at the National Gallery, contributed to the exhibition in its formative stages. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition, and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.

Sponsor: Boatmen's Bancshares, Inc., and the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc., supported the exhibition and catalogue. The National Endowment for the Arts, the Missouri Arts Council, Hecht's, a division of the May Department Stores Company, and Monsanto Company provided additional support for the exhibition.

Attendance: 80,045

Catalog: George Caleb Bingham, by Michael Edward Shapiro et al. Saint Louis: Saint Louis Art Museum in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1990.

Brochure: George Caleb Bingham. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1990.

Other Venues: Saint Louis Art Museum, February 22–May 13, 1990

Bingham, George Caleb
American, 1811 - 1879