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The painting by Rex Brandt won second prize in oils in the All-City Art Exhibit. City councilman, Harold Harby, concluded that the city's annual art show was infiltrated by Communists. Surge of the Sea was one the works labeled controversial. The councilman insisted that the hammer and sickle design was purposely painted on the sail shown on the right. Photo dated: October 10, 1951.
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00059489 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 12935. CARL0000063833 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/22906
Art--California--Los Angeles Paintings Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Brandt, Rex, 1914-