Brooklyn Museum To Show Large-Scale Exhibition of American Art of the 1920’s

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artwork: Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967) - 'Lighthouse Hill', 1927 - 71.8 x 100.3 cm., Oil on canvas - Courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art


BROOKLYN, NY.- The Brooklyn Museum will present the first wide-ranging exploration of American art from the decade whose beginning and end were marked by the aftermath of World War I and the onset of the Great Depression. Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties, which includes some 138 paintings, sculptures, and photographs by 67 artists, will be on view from October 28, 2011 through January 29, 2012 prior to a national tour.