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Aerial Spectacle

Mervin Honig (American, 1920–1990)
Oil on canvas
59 3/4 × 71 1/8 in. (151.8 × 180.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Percy Uris, 1981
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (upper right): Mervin Honig
the artist, Westbury, N. Y. (1967–at least 1969); Mrs. Percy Uris, Palm Beach, Fla. (until 1981; her gift to MMA)

Youngstown, Oh. Butler Institute of American Art. "32nd Annual Midyear Show," July 2–September 4, 1967, no. 78.

Brooklyn. Grace Gallery, N.Y.C. Community College of the City University of New York. "Mervin Honig," March 25–April 11, 1968, brochure no. 1.

New York. National Art Museum of Sport. "Under the Big Top," April 1–May 31, 1969, no. 14 (lent by the artist).

Westbury, N. Y. Westbury Memorial Public Library. "Mervin Honig: Paintings," November 1–December 5, 1969, no. 1 (as "The Flying Acrobats").

New York. Frank Rehn Gallery. "Sherbell and Honig: Painting and Sculpture," November 2–21, 1970, no. 7.

New York. New School Associates. "Mervin Honig," March 3–31, 1978, no catalogue.

Mervin Honig. "Oil Painting with a Light Touch." Palette Talk no. 46 (1980), ill. front cover (color detail).

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