New York City: Educational Alliance, 1924. First Edition. Item #39197
1st Edition. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 34 pages ; 24 cm. Exhibition was held October 22nd November 1st, 1924. Includes 12 pages of plates of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and other art from the exhibit. "The Educational Alliance is a leading social institution that has been serving Downtown Manhattan since 1889. Founded as a partnership between the Aguilar Free Library, the Young Men's Hebrew Association (now the 92nd Street Y) , and the Hebrew Institute, the main purpose was to serve as a settlement house for Eastern European Jews immigrating to New York City The Alliance Art School, founded in 1905 and then re-organized by Abbo Ostrowsky in 1917, trained some of the most famous American visual artists of the mid-20th century including Chaim Gross, Elias Newman, Philip Evergood, Ben Shahn, Leonard Baskin, Concetta Scaravaglione, Moses Soyer and Isaac Soyer, Joseph Margulies, Jo Davidson, Dina Melicov, Leo Gottlieb, Peter Blume, and Abraham Walkowitz. Ella Ostrowsky, Abbo's sister, taught textiles and batik in the Arts and Crafts Studio which had both educational and commercial aims. " (Wikipedia, 2017) Artists with works depicted in the brochure include Moses Soyer, Isaac Soyer, Dina Melicov, Isidore Klein, Hyman Gross, Dora Kaminsky, Leo Jackinson, Elias M. Grossman, Jerome Glickman, Rudolph Schwartz, William Heyer, and Ella Ostrowsky. Includes a list of the Alliances Officers, Board of Trustees, and Art School Faculty which was led at the time by Abbo Ostrowky. Also includes a list of "patrons and patronesses, " showing the involvement of many of New Yorks more influential, and wealthy Jewish families including: Mrs. Felix Adler, Alexander Ming, Arthur Lehman, Julian Mack, Joseph M. Proskauer, and Maurice Wertheim. SUBJECT(S) : Art schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (JHU, Smithsonian Institute, Harvard) . Lacks back cover. Front Wrapper shows wear. Overall in Good+ Condition. (ART-26-47).