Tag: Stuart Davis

The Downtown Gallery and the Woman Behind the American Art Market

In 1926, Edith Gregor Halpert was twenty six years old. She had, up until the year before, served as one of two female business executives in New York City. But in 1925, she had left the elite position behind, her …

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A New Oral History with Acclaimed Painter Wolf Kahn

Once upon a time in Chelsea, New York, a young woman lived in an apartment on the sixth floor with a magical view. Facing north, there was the Chelsea Hotel, and the Empire State Building, and the spire of the …

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What’s In a Historic Plaque?

There’s an appealing 1951 painting by Stuart Davis owned by the Whitney Museum of American Art, though it’s not currently on view in the new building. Vibrant and memorable, the work is titled “Owh! In San Paõ.”  The Whitney explains …

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