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Author/Artist Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981.
Title Defining modern art : selected writings of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. / edited by Irving Sandler and Amy Newman ; with an introduction by Irving Sandler.
UNIF TITLE Selections. 1986
Publisher/Date New York : Abrams, 1986.
Description 302 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports ; 26 cm.
Barcode Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 300286270  MoMA Manhattan Library Archives  3 N47 B2d    AVAILABLE
 300200255  MoMA Manhattan Reference (MoMA)  N6490 .B2587 1986    AVAILABLE
 300058074  MoMA Offsite Stacks  N6490 .B2587 1986    AVAILABLE
 300198972  MoMA Offsite Stacks  N6490 .B2587 1986 c.2  AVAILABLE
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [274]-292.
Note "Times Mirror Books"--T.p. verso.
Contents Introduction / by Irving Sandler -- 1. "Boston is modern art pauper" -- Wellesley and modernism -- A modern art questionnaire -- The Necco factory -- A course of five lectures on modern art -- A new art museum -- A new museum -- Modern architecture : international exhibition, forward -- Modern and "modern" -- Cubism and abstract art : introduction -- Chart of modern art -- A brief guide to the exhibition of fantastic art, Dada, Surrealism -- Bauhaus 1919-1928 : preface -- 2. Russian diary -- The LEF and Soviet art -- Sergei Michailovitch Eisenstein -- Otto Dix -- Paul Klee : introduction -- Nationalism in German films -- Art in the Third Reich, preview, 1933 -- Italian sources of three great traditions of European painting -- Twentieth-century Italian art : early futurism -- Matisse, Picasso, and the crisis of 1907 -- 3. Research and publications in art museums -- A symposium : the state of American art -- Is modern art Communistic? -- Artistic freedom -- The Museum of Modern Art's record on American artists -- The new American painting as shown in eight European countries 1958-1959 : introduction -- Tastemaking -- The pied-billed grebe -- The loyalty oath -- The miracle -- City's resort for wild fowl -- American conformity -- Notes to the introduction -- Notes to the texts -- Chronology / compiled by Jane Fluegel -- A bibliography of published writings / compiled by Rona Roob.
LC subject Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981 -- Bibliography.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Art, Modern.
Modernism (Art)
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Other author Sandler, Irving, 1925-2018.
Newman, Amy, 1949-
Roob, Rona.
Newton, Amy.
ISBN 0810907151 :
WorldCat no. 13328675

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