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Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, “International art institue opens thursday : 437 paintings to be on display after founder’s fete at Carnegie ; Fifteen countries to be represented ; Public to get opportunity to study character of entrants’ work”, Sunday, October 12, 1930, main edition, page 11, not illustrated

October 12, 1930

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Record Type: Newspaper

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Key Title: International art institue opens thursday

Sub Title: 437 paintings to be on display after founder’s fete at Carnegie ; Fifteen countries to be represented ; Public to get opportunity to study character of entrants’ work

Language: English

Author: staff

Publisher: Pittsburgh Press
Publish Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Date of Publication: Sunday, October 12, 1930

Page: main edition, page 11, not illustrated

Source: Newspapers.com paid subscription

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Carlsen, Emil, 1848-1932.

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Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, "International art institue opens thursday : 437 paintings to be on display after founder's fete at Carnegie ; Fifteen countries to be represented ; Public to get opportunity to study character of entrants' work", Sunday, October 12, 1930, main edition, page 11, not illustrated

Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, “International art institue opens thursday : 437 paintings to be on display after founder’s fete at Carnegie ; Fifteen countries to be represented ; Public to get opportunity to study character of entrants’ work”, Sunday, October 12, 1930, main edition, page 11, not illustrated


International art institue opens thursday

437 paintings to be on display after founder’s fete at Carnegie

Fifteen countries to be represented

Public to get opportunity to study character of entrants’ work

The twenty-ninth Carnegie Institute International Exhibition of Modern Painting will be opened formally Thursday.

The exhibition will be opened to the public immediately after the Founder’s Day exercises at Carnegie Institute, Wednesday will be press night.

The International will be the largest for many years, with 437 paintings. European artists have 287 paintings in the show and Americans 152. There are 236 artists represented, 137 Europeans and 99 Americans.

Fifteen nations are represented. The division of nations is: United States 152; France 57; Great Britain, 52; Spain, 32; Germany, 26; Italy, 25; Russia, 15; Sweden, 13; Austria, 12; Belgium, 12; Poland, 11; Czechoslovakia, 11; Switzerland, 11; Holland, 9, and Norway, 1.

Many enter 3 paintings
Most of the artists have groups of three paintings. This was done to give the public a better opportunity to study the development and personality of the painters.

The paintings by artists from the United States are hung in five galleries. The American section includes the paintings of Edward W. Redfield, Georgina Klitgaard, Leopold Seyffert, George Luks, Emil Carlsen, Jan Matuika, Thomas Dewing, Henry Lee McFee, Gari Melchers and Charles Rosen.

The English section contains such painters of the Royal Academy group as Sir David Cameron, Augustus John, Sir George Clausen, A. J. Munnings and Laura Knight, and the more advanced painters, such as Vanessa Bell, Roger Gry, Duncan Grant and Matthew Smith.

Spanish section grows
The French section will contain such international figures as Paul Albert Besnard, Henri Le Sidaner, Henri-Martin, and Lucian Simon, and such moderns as Braque, Matisse, Picasso and Bonnard.

The Spanish section is larger than usual and shows the young Spantards who work outside their native land, such as Prima, Junyer, and de Togores, as well as Anglada, Dias and Solana.

The Russian section is the only one that has come to a Carnegie Interional from Soviet Russia.

The Italian section contains a group of paintings by Carena, who was awarded first prize last year, and a painting by Ferrazzi, also a former first prize winner at Carnegie Insitute. Antonia Mancini, Italy’s grand old artist, is represented by three paintings.

Other artists who characteristically represent their countries are Fryderyk Pautsch, Antoine Michalak and Casimir Sichulski, of Poland; Victor Hammer and Karl Sterrer of Austria; Paul Basiltus Barth and Rodolphe Bosshard of Switzerland; Vincene Benes and Joza Uprka of Czechoslovakia and Louis Buissert and Anto Carte of Belgium.

48 U.S. paintings chosen
All of the European and most of the American artists were invited, but 48 American paintings were chosen by the American committee of selection from more than 1,000 submitted by American artists at their own expense. The committee was composed of Horatio Walker, Bernard Karfiol, Ross Moffett, Leopold Seyffert and Charles Burchfield.

The jury of award, composed of Henri Matisse of France, Glyn Philpot, of England, Karl Sterrer of Austria and Bernard Karfiol, Horatio Walker and Ross Moffett of the United States met in Pittsburgh Sept. 23.

In the American section the following painters are represented with 152 paintings:

Rockwell Kent, Karl Anderson, Robert Spencer, Malcolm Parcell, William J. Glackens, Robert Spencer, Paul Trebilcock, Henry Lee McFee, Abram Poole, Jan Matulka, J. Theodore Johnson, Bernard Karfiol, Davenport Griffen, Wood Gaylor, Abraham Walkowitz, Francis Chapin, T. W. Dewing, Robert Brackman, Edward W. Redfield, John L. Pappas, Cameron Booth, Marjorie Phillips, Maurice Sterne, Alexander Brook, Eugene Speicher, John Carroll, Henry G. Keller, George Luks, William J. Potter, Harry Hering, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Charles W. Hawthorne, Niles Spencer, Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Nathaniel Dirk, Leon Kroll, Waldo Peirce, Horatio Walker, Johanna K. W. Hailman, Henry Hensche, Adolphe Borie, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Leopold Seyffert, Ernest Lawson, John Sloan, Georgina Klitgaard, Guy Pene du Bois, Ernest L. Biumenschein, Ross Moffett, John Kane, Emil Carlsen.

Stefan Hirsch, Jean Crawford Adams, Edgar L. Yaeger, B. J. O. Nordfeldt, Andrew Dasburg, Preston Dickinson, Dines Carlsen, Glenn O. Coleman, Emma Fordyce MacRae, Saul Berman, Evelyn van Norman, Allan Swisher, Charles E. Burchfield, Charles M. Coe, Edward Hopper, Frederick Carl Frieseke, Joseph Allworthy, George G. Adomelt, B. Bodine, Max Weber, J. Ward Lockwood, Joseph M. Plavean, George J. Mess, Hugh Nelson Swayne, Edward Bruce, Joseph Pollet, Charles Rosen, Harry Gottlieb, Henry Albert Botkin, Myron Lechay, Louis Loxowick, Gari Melchers, Vaughan Flannery, Andree Ruellan, Gifford Beal, Malvin Marr Albright, George Laszlo, Karl Knatha, Millard Sheets, Schomer Liehtner, Arnold Wiltz, Paul B. Travis, George Pearse Ennis, F. Drexel Smith, Harry Newton Redman, Jaroslay Brogik, A. P. Levinson, Henry Mattaon, Flora Schofield.

Represent England
In the English section are the following, represented by 52 paintings:

Lucien Pissarro, Gerald Kelly, Sir David Cameron, Vanessa Bell, Colin Gill, R. V. Pitchforth, Henry Lamb, Harold Knight, Raymond Coxon, Gerald Brockhurst, Ethel Walker, Vivian Forbes, Alfred Reginald Thomson, Gilbert Spencer, Augustus John, Glyn Philpot, Dod Procter, Roger Fry, Gerald Kelly, Cedric Morris, Adrian Stokes, A. J. Munnings, Duncan Grant, Sir George Clausen, Gwen John, Laura Knight, Matthew Smith, Alan Beeton, Adrian Daintrey.

Luc-Albert Moreau, Marcel Gromaire, Henry de Waroquier, Andre Derain, Pierre Bonnard, Jac Martin-Ferrieres, Henri Matisse, Marie Laurencin, George Braque, Edouard Goerg. Kees Van Dongen, Maurice Denis, Henri Lebasque, Charles Dufresne, Andre Mare, Jean Puy, K. Xavier Roussel, Lucien Martial, Henri Degire, Pablo Picasso, Paul Albert Besnard, Jules Flandrin, Lucien Simon, Georges Desvallieres, Henri Eugene Le Sidaner, J. G. Henri-Martin.

Enter from Austria
In the Austrian section are the following, represented by 12 paintings:

Wilhelm Victor Krausz, Anton Faistauer, Karl Sterrer, Victor Hammer, Ludwig-Heinrich Jungnickel.

In the Norwegian and Swedish section are the following, represented by 14 paintings:

Axel Revold, Einar Jolin, Anshelm Schultzberg, Arvid Fougstedt, Gustaf Adolf Fjaestad, Issac Gruenwald, Louis Buissert, Anto Carte, Rodolphe Strebelle, William Paerels.

Italy enters 25
In the Italian section are the following, represented by 25 paintings:

Carlo Carra, Ferruccio Ferrazzi, Antonio Mancini, Giovanni Romagnoli, Giuseppe Montanari, Giorgio Morandi, Francesco Camarda, Antonio Donghi, Beppe Ciardi, Felice Carena, Georgio de Chirico, Arturo Tosi, Alberto Salietti, Franz Heckenforf, Karl Walther, Willy Jaeckel, Karl Hofer, Max Kaus, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Max Liebermann, Philipp Franck, Oskar Kokoschka, Otto Mueller (died 1930), Emil Nolde, Heinrich Hauen.

32 submitted by Spain
In the Spanish section are the following represented by 32 paintings:

Roberto Fernandez Balbuena, Nicanor Pinole y Rodriquez, Pedro Sanchez, Daniel Vasquez Diaz, Clotilde Fibla, Valentin de Zubinaurre, Hermengildo Anglada y Camarasa, Jose Gutierrea Solana, Vincente Rincon Garrido, Joan Junyer, Antonio Ortiz Echaque, Luis Berdejo Elipe, Joaquin Sunyer, Antonio Ortiz Echague, Jose de Togorea, Pedro Pruna, Daniel Vazquez Diaz, Jose Pinazo, Genero Lahuerta.

The following are in the Polish section, represented by 11 paintings:

Antoine Michalak, Waclaw Borowski, Jan Wydrs. Ludomir Siendzinski, Casimir Sichussaki, Fryderyk Pautach.

In the Czechoslovakian section the following are represented by paintings:

Karel Spillar, Vaclav Spala, Vincene Benes, Antonin Hudecek, Josa Uprka.

Russia contributes
The following from Soviet Russia are represented by 15 paintings:

Iuri Pimenov, David Sternberg, Paul Kouznetzoff, Basil B. Rojdesvensky, Kuzma Petroff-Vodkine, Paul Sokolov-Skalia.

In the Swiss group the following are represented by paintings:

Rodophe Bossnard, Abraham Hermanjat, Paul Basilius Barth, Rene Auberjonois.

The following from Holland are represented by nine paintings:

Cornelis Johannes Makes, W. Van Konynenburg, Lizzy Ansingh, Jan Sluyters, Matthieu Wiegman.

CAPTION: Here are three of the 437 paintings to be exhibit in the twenty-ninth International Art Exhibition at Carnegie Institute, which will be opened formally Thursday, following the Founder’s Day exercises, and continue until Dec. 7.

The canvas at the upper left is The Three Clowns, by Laura Knight, in the British group. At the right is Marisa, by Jose Pianzo, in the Spanish group. Below is Men and lighthouse, by Gifford Beal, in the American section.”



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