Jules Langsner, Philip Guston, and Reuben Kadish with the mural Inquisition in Mexico
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 10 x 07 cm.
Date based on fact that mural was completed 1934-1935. The photograph depicts (L-R) Jules Langsner, Philip Guston, Reuben Kadish, and an unidentified man (standing). The unidentified man has been previously misidentified as Sandy Pollock, based on a note on verso of photograph; and as David Alfaro Siqueiros based on a reproduction of the same photo in: Boime, Al. "Breaking Open the Wall: The Morelia Mural of Guston, Kadish and Langsner." The Burlington Magazine 150, no. 1264 (July 1, 2008): 455. Two separate scholars have contacted the Archives to say this is not Siqueiros. Note on verso (pen): Jules Langsner with Phil Guston; Rube Kadish; Sandy Pollock + ?; Mexico, 1940? [crossed out]; 1938? "Sandy Pollock" is crossed out in pencil with pencil note: No according to Jason McCoy.
Jules Langsner, Philip Guston, and Reuben Kadish with the mural Inquisition in Mexico, circa 1934 / unidentified photographer. Jules Langsner papers, circa 1910-1998, bulk, 1950-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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