This is a fun document showing the history of the art scene in DC. It names many of the major players - artists of the Washington color school, local museums and donors and galleries - but perhaps my favorite detail is the little red devil floating on the left side who is labelled “doubting squares” and is proclaiming “My child could do better than that!”
A family tree of Modern Art in Washington, 196-. Henri Gallery records, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

This is a fun document showing the history of the art scene in DC. It names many of the major players - artists of the Washington color school, local museums and donors and galleries - but perhaps my favorite detail is the little red devil floating on the left side who is labelled “doubting squares” and is proclaiming “My child could do better than that!”

A family tree of Modern Art in Washington, 196-. Henri Gallery records, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

1 year ago