• Joseph Turner, Francois Boucher, William Blake, George Inness, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Renoir, Everett Shinn, Sir Jacob Epstein, Ivan Opfer, Wyndham Lewis, Feliks Topolsky, William V. Krausz, Marsden Hartley, Chester Harding and more

    M. H. De Young Memorial Museum

    A large and heterogeneous selection of paintings, drawings and small sculptures from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. T. Edward Hanley of Pennsylvania was recently exhibited at the M. H. De Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco. Although this collection would appear to range over a large percentage of the most illustrious names in the art history of England, France and the United States, roughly from early in the last quarter of the 18th century through the first quarter of the 20th century, it is, except for a very small scattering of choice items, relatively undistinguished—the great names

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  • John Altoon

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

    An exhibition of paintings and graphics by John Altoon organized by Gerald Nordland for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art was shown there during December and at the Pasadena Art Museum in January. Fifty out of the 66 items which comprised this exhibition were graphics executed during 1966 and 1967, and of this 50, 35 were works in ink and watercolor on board from the Harper Series (Artforum Vol. V, No. 6). A mere scattering of 16 works in various media from Altoon’s prolific output between, and inclusive of, the years 1959 and 1965, was shown in an adjoining gallery, presumably to supply

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  • Paul Cotton

    Berkeley Gallery

    The Berkeley Gallery featured an environment designed by Paul Cotton entitled Drawing Room for the Self. A long, corridorlike segment of the gallery with a wall pattern of whitewashed bricks (real on one side of the room and in part simulated for the occasion with painted wallpaper on the other) was divided along its length into two mirror image vestibules by a partition, perforated with regularly spaced rectangular apertures and used as the axis for a bilaterally symmetrical distribution of simple, uniformly shaped black cushions and austere columnar pedestals. As a consequence, a persistent

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