PRINT March 1963

News and Announcements

THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM has announced the purchase of Reuben Nakian’s “The Duchess of Alba,” for installation on the large outdoor sculpture plaza of the new Art Museum under construction in Hancock Park, Los Angeles . . . Edward H. Mackay, Jr. has been appointed to the new post of Development Director for the San Francisco Art Institute. Mr. Mackay will have over all charge of the Institute’s current $500,000 fund drive . . . Awards at the 3rd Annual at the La Jolla Art Center went to George Baker ($1,000), Charles Frazier ($200.00), Robert Loberg ($200.00), Robert Hartman $200.00). Other awards went to Karen Kozlow and Donald Dudley . . . John Bernhardt received the Ford Foundation Purchase Award in the Southwest Painting and Sculpture exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston . . . The Santa Barbara Museum of Art announced the purchase of two works from the current Pacific Coast Invitational Exhibition. They are Manuel Izquierdo’s welded steel sculpture, “La Ola,” and Paul Horiuchi’s collage, “Winter Series, #1–61.” . . . The third biennial crafts exhibition, “California Crafts,” will be held at the Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento from March 16 through April 28. Jurors will be Joseph Esherick, Jean Ray Laury, Charles McKee and Victor Ries . . . San Francisco Art Dealer, Raymond E. Lewis will conduct an evening course in “Print Connoisseurship” for the University of California Extension this spring at the San Francisco Museum of Art . . . Emerson Woelffer has been appointed to a teaching position in painting at the Castello Academy, Provincia de Como, Italy this summer . . . Sculptress Marisol was the only artist to have received the Academy of Achievement Award in San Diego, given to persons under thirty who have distinguished themselves in their field . . . A twenty-foot bronze sculpture by Peter Voulkos has been purchased and installed at the Lytton Center in San Francisco . . . Robert Harvey has received a Ford Foundation Purchase Award for his painting, “Noah,” at the 28th Corcoran Biennial. “White Night,” a 1942 tempera by Mark Tobey has been given to the Seattle Museum by Mrs. Berthe P. Jacobson. The museum has also added to its already large collection of Chinese bronzes an early Shang dynasty (15th–16th Century B.C.) bronze, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Brink . . . The Santa Barbara Museum has acquired a new painting by Hans Hofman, “Simplex Munditis,” a gift of the artist.

The Tamarind Lithography Workshop announces the theft of a full edition of 20 lithographs by Esteban Vicente. The edition is titled “Tamarind #619, 16 x 20'', in 3. colors (red, grey and black). The edition is numbered one through twenty and carries the chop of Tamarind, and of printer Irwin Hollander. It is printed on Arches paper. Information regarding the missing prints should be relayed to the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Inc., 1112 N. Tamarind Avenue, Los Angeles 38, California . . . The Frank Perls Gallery has announced the theft of a watercolor by Marc Chagall measuring 7 x 5'' in a gold frame about 13 x 11''. The watercolor carries a Frank Perls label containing the title “Flowers and Lovers,” inventory #2851. Information regarding the missing work should be relayed to the gallery, at 350 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills.