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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.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 MoMA Manhattan Library Archives  3 N47 B2d    IN TRANSIT
 MoMA Manhattan Reference (MoMA)  N6490 .B2587 1986    AVAILABLE
 MoMA Offsite Stacks  N6490 .B2587 1986    CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
 MoMA Offsite Stacks  N6490 .B2587 1986 c.2  CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
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.
Roob, Rona.
Newton, Amy.
ISBN 0810907151 :
WorldCat no. 13328675

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