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1940 Exhibition History

 

Exhibition Title Dates Catalogues Photographs Press Release Related Corre- spondence
Recent Works Aquired by the Art Institute 1939-1940 0 0    
American Exhibition 50th Annual : Half a Century of American Art, 1888-1938 Nov. 16, 1939-Jan.7, 1940 3 Photo 1
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Portraiture in Prints, Clarence Buckingham Collection Oct.3, 1939-Sept.15 1940 0 0    
Children's Museum / Gallery of Art Interpretation: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Moulin Rouge Oct.5, 1939-Jan.8, 1940 0 6239    
Camera Club Photographic Service and Eastman Kodak Co.: Photography at Work Oct.24, 1939-Jan.5, 1940 0 0    
Japanese Prints, New Accessions to the Clarence Buckingham Collection Nov.1, 1939-Jan.15, 1940 0 0    
International Exhibition of Lithography and Wood Engraving 7th Annual Nov.10, 1939-Jan.15, 1940 5 5339 FF11    
Masterpieces of Italian Art lent by the Royal Italian Government Nov.18, 1939-Jan.9, 1940 6 Photo 1
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Abstract Art by Students Dec.4, 1939-Jan.5, 1940 BCL 0    
Masterpiece of the Month: Japanese Actor Print by Toshusai Sharaku January, 1940 BCL 0    
Selections from the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection of Drawings Jan.1-Oct.1, 1940 0 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: The Portrait of the Actor, Ichikawa Omezo, as Ippei, a Man Servant, Print, by Toshusai Sharaku, Clarence Buckingham Collection Jan.2-Feb.1, 1940 0 0    
W.P.A. Handicraft Project, Milwaukee, Wis. Jan.9-Feb.17, 1940 0 0    
Prints and Drawings of Architectural Interest Jan.19-Sept.15, 1940 0 0    
Etchings and Wood Engravings by Auguste Lepere Jan.19-Sept.15, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Art Students' League Jan.29-Feb.22, 1940 BCL 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: Portrait of George Washington, by Edward Savage, gift of Catherine Colvin February, 1940 BCL 0    
Picasso: Forty Years of His Art Feb.1-Mar.3, 1940 2 5340 FF2    
The Surviving Works of Sharaku Feb.1-Mar.15, 1940 0 0    
Gallery of Art Interpretation: Understanding Picasso: A Study of His Styles and Development Feb.1-Mar.18, 1940 1OS 6240    
Japanese Prints: Portraits of Actors and Famous Beauties by Various Artists, Clarence Buckingham Collection Feb.3-Mar.30, 1940 0 0    
Italian Baroque Prints Feb.7-Sept.15, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by John Beaver, John Quincy Adams Fellowship 1938 Feb.23-Mar.8, 1940 BCL 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: St. John the Baptist, Engraving by Giulio Campagnola, Charles Deering Collection March, 1940 BCL 0    
K. Boysen Toys Mar.4-Mar.30, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Advertising Design Mar.9-Mar.23, 1940 0 0    
Chicago and Vicinity 44th Annual Mar.14-Apr.14, 1940 4 5340 FF3    
Japanese Prints and Paintings, Frederick W. Gookin Memorial Collection Mar.20-June 20, 1940 0 0    
Gallery of Art Interpretation: Lines That Live Mar.21-May 18, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Paintings by Marie Dapples Mar.25-Apr.6, 1940 BCL 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: Stoke-by-Nayland by John Constable, W. W. Kimball Collection April, 1940 BCL 0    
Traveling Fine Arts Exhibit, Stephens College Apr.2-Apr.12, 1940 BCL 0    
SAIC: Fashion Show Apr.5, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Omega Chapter, University of Oklahoma Apr.8-Apr.12, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Alpha Beta Chapter, California College of Arts and Crafts Apr.15-Apr.19, 1940 BCL 0    
Photos by Dr. Julian Smith, East Melbourne, Australia Apr.15-May 6, 1940 0 0    
Paintings of, by, and collected by Mrs. Robert R. McCormick Apr.17-June 2, 1940 CL 5340 FF8    
SAIC: 6th Annual Student Janitors Exhibition Apr.19-May 3, 1940 0 0    
Photos by Chin-San Long, Shanghai, China Apr.22-May 6, 1940 0 0    
International Exhibition of Water Colors 19th Annual Apr.25-May 26, 1940 3
National Youth Administration: Projects done by the Ceramics and Art History Students of the SAIC Apr.25-Mar.6, 1940 0 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: A Group of Mexican Majolica of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Herbert Pickering Lewis Collection May, 1940 BCL 0    
Japanese Prints; One Hundred Views of Yedo by Hiroshige, Frederick W. Gookin Collection May 1-Oct.15, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Robert Lifvendahl, Ryerson Fellowship 1938 May 6-June 3, 1940 BCL 0    
Antiquarian Society: English Domestic Silver of the 18th c., lent by Chicago Collectors May 8-June 8, 1940 0 0    
W.P.A.: Visual Educational Charts for Chicago Junior Colleges made by Museum Extension Aid Project 30185 May 20-May 24, 1940 0 0    
Gallery of Art Interpretation: Work Done by Children in the Saturday Classes of the Art Institute School May 23-July 31, 1940 0 0    
Junior Classes of the SAIC May 25-July 20, 1940 0 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: Six Episodes in the Capture of the Bandit Margato by the Monk Pedro de Zaldivia by Francisco Goya, Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection June, 1940 BCL 0    
SAIC: Abstractions by Students at Paul Theobald Galleries June, 1940 0 0    
School of the Art Institute Annual June 6-July 7, 1940 BCL 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: The Apocalypse of St. John, The Lamb Receiving the Sealed Book, Page from a Block Book, Joseph Brooks Fair Collection July, 1940 BCL 0    
Chicago Sculptors July 18-Oct.20, 1940 CL 5340 FF 9    
Young Chicago Painters/Ten Chicago Painters July 18-Oct.20, 1940 CL 5340 FF1    
Contemporary French Painting lent by Chicago Collectors July 18-Oct.20, 1940 CL 0    
50th Anniversary Exhibition of Louis Sullivan's Auditorium Theater and Hotel July 18-Oct.20, 1940 0 0    
Art in the Movies July 18-Oct.20, 1940 0 0    
Senior Chicago Painters July 18-Oct.20, 1940 0 0    
The Development of the Transfer Print in the Decoration of Late 18th and Early 19th Century Ceramics July 18-Oct.20, 1940 0 0    
Modern Prints Since 1900 July 18-Oct.20, 1940 0 5340 FF5    
The Masterpiece of the Month: Head of a Disciple of the Buddha, Sculptured by the Dried Lacquer Process, gift of the Orientals, T'ang Dynasty August, 1940 BCL 0    
Gallery of Art Interpretation: Poster Design Aug.8-Sept.15, 1940 0 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: The Herring Net by Winslow Homer, Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection September, 1940 BCL 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: Spanish Embroidered Altarpiece, gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson October, 1940 BCL 0    
Japanese Prints by the Early Masters, Clarence Buckingham Collection Oct.18-Dec.20, 1940 0 0    
SAIC: Art Students League Exhibition Oct.25-Nov.8, 1940 BCL 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: The Adoration of the Magi by Francesco Botticini, Martin Ryerson Collection November, 1940 BCL 0    
SAIC: 3rd Annual Saugatuck Exhibition of Photography Nov.14-Nov.16, 1940 0 0    
National Art Week Nov.25-Dec.1, 1940 2 0    
The Masterpiece of the Month: The Virgin and Child by Andrea Mantegna, Charles Netcher II Memorial Collection December, 1940 BCL 0    
Exhibition of Radio Visualization Dec. 4-Dec.6, 1940 0 0