The Evening News, c. 1944
20 x 18 inches, oil on canvas, signed lower left
Biography: Burr Singer (1912- ) Born: St. Louis, MO; Studied: St. Louis School of Fine Art, Chicago Art Institute, Art Students League (New York); Member: California Water Color Society. After studying art in St. Louis, Chicago and New York, Burr Singer went to Taos, New Mexico for several years and studied...... read more
Exhibited: Portrait of America, 1944, presented by Artists for Victory, Inc., sponsored by Pepsi-Cola Company.
"The 150 paintings in this exhibition were selected by a jury, elected by delegates from member societies of Artists-for-Victory, Inc., from about 5,000 canvases submitted in the "Portrait-of-America" competition which was open to all American artists. It is felt that this exhibition is representative of contemporary American painting." A copy of the exhibition catalog can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries.