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Thirteen Jewish Painters Show Canvasses at Annual Carnegie Institute Exhibit

October 16, 1930
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Thirteen American Jewish painters are among ninety-nine artists of the United States displaying 152 canvasses in the twenty-ninth annual Carnegie Institute International Exhibition of Modern Painting which formally opens in this city tomorrow immediately following Founder’s Day exercises at Carnegie Institute.

They are Saul Berman, New York, who has entered “Tearing Down”; Henry Albert Botkin, New York, “Still Life Arrangement No. 11”; Louis Lozowick, New York, “Street Scene”; Arnold Wiltz, New York, “Winter Landscape”; A. F. Levinson, Gloucester, Mass., “Italian Fisherman”; Harry Gottlieb, Woodstock, “Barge Building”; Robert Brackman, New York, “A Piccanniny”; Harry Hering, New York, “Lobsterman’s Row”; Stefan Hirsch, New York, “Deserted Farm”; and Ernest L. Blumenschein, Maurice Sterne, Abraham Walkowitz, and Charles Rosen.

Bernard Karfiol was one of five members of the American Committee of Selection which chose 48 paintings by United States artists for display in the show.

For the second successive year a cash award of $2,000 to the artist whose painting is considered the best one available for purchase will be offered by Albert C. Lehman, Jewish industrial leader, art patron, and philanthropist of Pittsburgh. In addition, the Lehman Prize and Purchase Fund provides a guarantee for the purchase of the painting selected for the cash prize at its list price up to $10,000.

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