Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Related to Downtown New York, Movement No. 2 (The Black Sun)

Artist:
John Marin (American, Rutherford, New Jersey 1870–1953 Cape Split, Maine)
Date:
1926
Medium:
Watercolor and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
22 x 27 3/4 in. (55.9 x 70.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.135
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): Marin 26
the artist (from 1926; to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (probably 1927–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

Intimate Gallery, New York. "Forty New Water-colors by John Marin," November 9–December 11, 1927, no catalogue (possibly checklist no. 38).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "John Marin: Watercolors, Oil Paintings, Etchings," October 19–November 22, 1936, no. 73.

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "This is Our City: An Exhibition of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Prints, Presented for the Greater New York Fund," March 11–April 13, 1941, no. 114.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 62).

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Juliana Force and American Art: A Memorial Exhibition," September 24–October 30, 1949, no. 140.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L.51.672; loan extended to February 8, 1955).

Utica, N. Y. Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Art Gallery. "John Marin: Water Colors, Oils, Prints, and Drawings," December 2–30, 1951, no. 10.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," March 1–April 17, 1955, no. 30 (wc) (as "Movement No. 2, Related to Downtown New York [Black Sun]").

Washington, D. C. Phillips Gallery. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," May 15–June 30, 1955, no. 30 (wc).

San Francisco Museum of Art. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," July 19–September 11, 1955, no. 30 (wc).

University of California, Los Angeles. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," September 28–November 9, 1955, no. 30 (wc).

Cleveland Museum of Art. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," November 17, 1955–January 1, 1956, no. 30 (wc).

Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," February 3–March 20, 1956, no. 30 (wc).

Palm Beach. Society of the Four Arts. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," March 9–20, 1956 (part 1, drawings, etchings and watercolors); March 23–April 1, 1956 (part 2, oils), no. 30 (wc).

University of Georgia, Athens. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," May 1956, no. 30 (wc).

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "John Marin Memorial Exhibition," June 13–July 29, 1956, no. 30 (wc).

London. Arts Council Gallery. "John Marin: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, and Etchings: An Exhibition," September 22–October 20, 1956, no. 58.

Brussels. Palais international des beaux-arts. "50 ans d'art moderne: Exposition universelle et internationale," April 17–July 21, 1958, extended to October 19, 1958, no. 201.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Visions of New York City: American Paintings, Drawings, and Prints of the 20th Century," March 28–May 24, 1981, no. 24.

Canberra. Australian National Gallery. "20th Century Masters from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," March 1–April 27, 1986, unnumbered cat. (p. 50).

Brisbane. Queensland Art Gallery. "20th Century Masters from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," May 7–July 1, 1986, unnumbered cat.

Denver Art Museum. "American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Selection 2," February 2–March 31, 1991, no. 134.

Norfolk, Va. Chrysler Museum. "American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Selection 2," May 9–July 7, 1991, no. 134.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 15–December 10, 1991, no. 134.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "John Marin's New York: 1910–1936," August 23–November 9, 1997, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 145.

Edward Alden Jewell. "Biennial: The Whitney Show of Water-Colors." New York Times (February 23, 1936), ill. p. X9.

Edward Alden Jewell. "Hail and Farewell: A Selection of Photographs by Stieglitz and Art He Collected Placed on View." New York Times (June 15, 1947), p. X10, ill.

MacKinley Helm. John Marin. Boston, 1948, p. 59, pl. B. facing p. 22.

Georgia O'Keeffe. "Stieglitz: His Pictures Collected Him." New York Times (December 11, 1949), p. SM24, ill.

Howard Devree. "Over A Generation: Two Current Exhibitions That Emphasize the Expansion of American Art." New York Times (May 27, 1951), p. 78.

Fairfield Porter. "The Nature of John Marin." ArtNews 54 (March 1955), pp. 25-26, ill.

Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 1, p. 172, fig. 143, vol. 2, p. 569, fig. 26.44.

Stephen Rubin in American Watercolors from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat.New York, 1991, p. 178, fig. 134 (color).

Kate Farrell. Art and Nature: An Illustrated Anthology of Nature Poetry. New York, 1992, p. 80, ill.

Jessica Murphy in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 178, 272, no. 145, ill. (color).



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