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New York City IV, 1964

Richard Lindner, American, b. Hamburg, Germany, 1901–1978

Oil on canvas, 70 x 60 in. (177.6 x 152.4 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3086

The artist
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, 4 June 1965
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 4 June 1965-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CLAUDE BERNARD, Paris. "Richard Lindner," May 1965, cat. & ill. (unpaginated).
CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington DC. "The Twenty-Ninth Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting," 1965, no. 83.
UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley. "Richard Lindner," 17 June-27 July 1969, no. 63. TOUR: WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 11-30 August 1969 (tour of show originated in Germany; HMSG only sent this work to California).
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America 1876-1976," 20 May-20 October 1976, no. 165, ill. p. 340.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Chicago. "Richard Lindner," 7 May-3 July 1977.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institutution, Washington, DC. "Richard Lindner: Paintings and Watercolors 1948-1977," 17 October 1996-12 January 1997, no. 40. TOUR: HAUS DER KUNST, Munich, 14 February-28 April.
FUNDACION JUAN MARCH, Madrid. "Richard Lindner," 2 October-20 December 1998, no. 18. TOUR: IVAM CENTRE JULIO GONZALES, Valencia, 7 January-4 March 1999.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Peter Coffin: Here and There," 29 June-6 October 2013, no cat.

Published References:
ASHTON, DORE. Richard Lindner (New York: Abrams, 1968) no. 139, colorplate.
LERNER, ABRAM et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974) p. 713, colorplate 976.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "A Preview of the New Hirshhorn Museum," The New York Times (14 July 1974) Sec. 2.
COURTHION, PIERRE. "Le plus grand musee de sculpture du monde: La Collection Hirshhorn," XX e Siecle 45 (December 1975) p. 32.
WERNER, ALFRED. "Through the Golden Door," Art and Artists no. 5 (August 1976) ill. p. 11.
BERLIND, ROBERT. "Review of Exhibitions: Chicago: Richard Lindner at the Museum of Contemporary Art," Art in America 65/6 (November/December 1977) p. 141.
CARRION, ALEJANDRO. "Richard Lindner and the Colors of Cruelty," Americas 32/4 (April 1980) ill. p. 18.
WHEELER, DANIEL. Art Since Mid-Century: 1945 to the Present (New York: Vendome Press, 1991) fig. 266, p. 155.
UNSIGNED. "Richard Lindner, Illustrator...Richard Lindner, Painter," ADC International Review (A Publication of the Art Directors Club, Inc.) 1/4, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian, 1996) p. 111.
ZILCZER, JUDITH. "Richard Lindner's Symbolic Universe," American Art Review IX/1 (January/February 1997) p.104-109, ill. p. 108.
MICHELMAN, DOROTHEA. "Kulturspiegel," Das Fenster (New York: February 1997) p. 11, ill.
SPIES, WERNER and CLAUDIA LOYALL. Richard Lindner: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings (New York: Prestel, 1999) no. 77, p. 80.

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