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Milestone Painting Commission Viewable by Public for the First Time
Arts organization Salmagundi celebrates 150th Anniversary with stunning commission
Commissioned for the occasion of Salmagundi’s 150th anniversary, the competition was organized by Salmagundi’s Library Committee – led by Chairman Alexander Katlan – earlier this year. A celebration and official presentation of the doors will take place at a private Library Dinner on November 17th.
Salmagundi is a non-profit 501(c)(3), professional and social club, created in 1871 by artists and patrons to support one another. It is one of America’s oldest arts organizations with more than 1,100 current members throughout the United States and abroad.
The Club has continuously championed representational art from its founding with iconic members, including: Thomas Moran (1837-1926), William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), Emil Carlsen (1848-1932), N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Winston Churchill (1874-1965).
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Joseph Ralph Fraia, Chair or Charity Henderson, Vice-Chair
Salmagundi Public Relations Committee
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