Squibb Galleries 1937

American Abstract Artists First Exhibition



April 2, 1937 American Abstract Artists first exhibition of 39 members opened at the Squibb Galleries, 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City. AAA produced its first print portfolio for this exhibiton. This was the largest and most attended exhibition of American abstract art to be held outside of a major museum during the 1930s. This exhibition generated a great deal of publicity as well as criticism and controversy.

American Abstract Artists, Squibb Galleries, New York, NY. April 3 – 17, 1937
photos: George L. K. Morris