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The 291 has an impressive list of firsts in both photography and modern art, during its existence of 13 years (1904-1917):

  • The first show of  Autochrome prints in the United States, 1907
  • The first showing of Rodin’s late pencil and watercolor figure drawings, 1908
  • The first exhibition of Matisse’s work ever held in the United States, 1908
  • The first three lithographs made by Cézanne were shown, 1910
  • The first one-person exhibition of Cézanne in the United States, 1911
  • The first one-person exhibition of Picasso in the United States, 1911
  • The first exhibition in the world of Matisse’s sculpture, 1912

More about 291, Wiki

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Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York

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