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Title
Surge of the Sea, second prize painting
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Serisawa Studio
Date Created and/or Issued
1951
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00059489
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 12935.
CARL0000063833
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/22906
Subject
Art--California--Los Angeles
Paintings
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Brandt, Rex, 1914-

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