1948The Cape Ann Society of Modern Art merged with the Gloucester Society of Arts and the Rockport Summer Artists Group.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Local Organizations, Art

Gloucester Daily Times. “Forum.” August 14, 1948. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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The Society was led by Rockport’s Harold Rotenberg (1905-2011) and would be the final attempt to form a modernist organization on Cape Ann. The art world’s shift towards abstraction and nonobjective art was a turning point for Gloucester because nationally important artists stopped coming.

Oaks, Martha, and Cape Ann Historical Museum, editors. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis: Rockport Artists in the 1930s: July 10 through October 16, 2010: Cape Ann Museum. Cape Ann Museum, 2010.
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