Collection Loan: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008
From the Terra Collection, Reginald Marsh’s painting, Pip and Flip, and his Riders in A Mermaid Tunnel Boat, a double-sided drawing, are exhibited along with paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, film clips, ephemera, and artifacts depicting Coney Island attractions in the exhibition, Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008.
Riders in a Mermaid Tunnel Boat is one of two drawings Reginald Marsh made in 1946 on a single sheet of watercolor paper. At each venue for the exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008, one side of the work will displayed. The drawing on view will alternate for each venue of the tour.
This exhibition is on view at:
- Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, January 31–May 31, 2015
- San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, July 11–October 13, 2015
- Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, November 20, 2015–March 13, 2016
- McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, May 11, 2016 – September 11, 2016
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