Collection Loan: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008
From the Terra Foundation collection, Reginald Marsh’s painting Pip and Flip and 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, 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
For more information, please visit: http://www.mcnayart.org/exhibitions/upcoming/