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“A Way Through: Abstract Art of the 1940s” at Palmer Museum of Art

Oil on canvas painting of three brown, organic, abstract forms against a white background. Black curved and straight lines intersect throughout these forms.
“Brown Shapes White,” 1941, oil on wood pane, 23 5/16 x 31 ¾ in. Philadelphia Museum of Art: A.E. Gallatin Collection, 1952, 1952-61-76 © 2022 Emily Mason | Alice Trumbull Mason Foundation/ARS.

January 11 – May 15, 2022

Penn State University, PA –

The work of Alice Trumbull Mason is included in “A Way Through: Abstract Art of the 1940s,” at Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University from January 11 – May 15, 2022.

As noted by the press release, the exhibition “features eleven works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, including major paintings by Arshile Gorky, Lee Krasner, Alice Trumbull Mason, and George L. K. Morris. Many of the artists in the exhibition—such as Suzy Frelinghuysen, Irene Rice Pereira, Charles Green Shaw, and Esphyr Slobodkina—were pivotal to the founding of the American Abstract Artists group in New York in 1936.”

For more information, please visit Palmer Museum of Art.