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Pittsburg, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Twenty-six canvases by Members of the Art Faculty, 1938
Harvey Gaul, Exhibit Opens of Works of Tech Faculty Artists, The Pittsburgh Sunday Post, 1938:
Norwood MacGilvary is again anagogical, allegorical and in this medium he is surpassing. "Isolation" gives us a Boecklinesque solemnity, almost a mordaunt note relieved and hung together with a rainbow.
Joseph J Cloud, Show Paintings at Museum, The Pitsburgh Press, 1938:
Norwood H. MacGilvray has three rythmic and pensive canvases. "Isolation" has, except for the rainbow, a subject which might have attracted. Rockwell Kent, a barren rock on a rockbound sea. But MacGilvray endows it with his own mystic quality ...