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Joan Brown, 'Getting Ready for the Bath' 1961


Joan Brown, Getting Ready for the Bath, 1961. Oil on canvas, 64 x 64 inches.

Collection of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Joan Brown is included in XL: Large-Scale Paintings From the Permanent Collection at the Frances Leman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College. The show consists of large-scale paintings - those that measure over 6 feet - which because of their size are rarely exhibited. The show was continues in the vein of the now-iconic 1947 MoMA exhibition Large-Scale Modern Painting. The exhibition is on view from March 19th to March 29th, 2015. More information here.


Read a review of the exhibition in the New York Times.