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Installation view of “Clyfford Still”, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, April 17-May 6, 1950
Creation Date: 
Work Creator Name: 
Siskind, Aaron
Work Display Measurement: 
6 3/4 x 10 inches (17.145 x 25.4 cm)
Work Material Medium Name: 
black-and-white film
Work Material Support Name: 
photographic paper
Work Technique Name: 
black-and-white photography
Work Style Period: 
realism (artistic form of expression)
Current Work Location Name: 
Clyfford Still Museum
Creation Location: 
New York, New York
Work Inscription: 
Parsons 1950
Work Inscription: 
1948 / San Francisco / Oil on Canvas
Work Inscription: 
1947-8-W-No. 1 / San Francisco / Oil on Canvas / PH-114 / (Hung in Rothko's home / N.Y. 1949 to 1956) / (#2-Albright 1959 / Gift to AKAG 1964)
Work Inscription: 
1949-F / San Francisco / 80 x 65 / Oil on Canvas / PH-373 / Shown: Albright 1959 / Hung upside-down here by B. Newman + Co.
Work Inscription: 
NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT PERMISSION / MODERN ART ANNUAL / Photographer: Aaron Siskind / c/o Wittenborn, Schultz, Inc. / 38 East 57th St., New York 22
Work Inscription: 
Work Description: 
This black and white photograph depicts an installation view of the exhibition “Clyfford Still” at the Betty Parsons Gallery in New York. From left to right, PH-943 (1948), PH-114 (1947-48), and PH-373 (1949, cropped) occupy the gallery space. PH-373 hangs upside down. A handwritten notation placed over the photograph documents information concerning the paintings' titles, provenance, materials, measurements, and exhibition histories. On view April 17 through May 6, 1950, the exhibition was Still’s second one-person show with the gallery. The artist renounced Parsons’ representation in September 1951.
Installation view of “Clyfford Still”, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, April 17-May 6, 1950. Photo by Aaron Siskind. Courtesy Clyfford Still Archives © Estate of Aaron Siskind
Work Rights Statement: 
© Estate of Aaron Siskind
Image Date Type: 
Image Type Format: 
Image Holding Institution: 
Clyfford Still Museum
Image Collection Name: 
CSM Archival Collection: Objects
Image Rights Statement: 
Photo by Aaron Siskind, courtesy Clyfford Still Archives
Image Capture Hardware: 
Epson Expression 10000XL
Image Capture Operating System: 
Macintosh OS X 10.11.1
Image Capture Software: 
LaserSoft Imaging™ SilverFast® Ai 6
Image Cataloger Name: 
Kate Landers
Image Cataloger Role: 
Assistant Archivist