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Alfred H. Barr, Jr., and the intellectual origins of the Museum of Modern Art

Auteur : Sybil Gordon Kantor
Éditeur : Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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Growing up with the twentieth century, Alfred Barr (1902-1981), founding director of the Museum of Modern Art, harnessed the cataclysm that was modernism. In this book--part intellectual biography, part institutional history--Sybil Gordon Kantor tells the story of the rise of modern art in America and of the man responsible for its triumph. Following the trajectory of Barr's career from the 1920s through the 1940s,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
History
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Personne nommée : Alfred H Barr, Jr.; Alfred Hamilton Barr Junior; Alfred Hamilton Barr; Alfred Hamilton Barr; Alfred H Barr; Alfred Hamilton (Kunsthistoriker) Barr; Alfred H Barr, Jr.
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Sybil Gordon Kantor
ISBN : 0262112582 9780262112581 0262611961 9780262611961
Numéro OCLC : 47254277
Description : xxiii, 472 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenu : Prologue: Knowing Alfred Barr --
Ch. 1. The Princeton Years --
Ch. 2. The Fogg Method and Paul J. Sachs: Barr and his Harvard Mentor --
Ch. 3. Barr as Teacher, 1925 to 1927 --
Ch. 4. The Little Magazine and Modernism at Harvard --
Ch. 5. The European Trip --
Ch. 6. Modernism Takes Its Turn in America --
Ch. 7. Architecture, Barr, and Henry-Russell Hitchcock --
Ch. 8. Philip Johnson and Barr: Architecture and Design Enter the Museum --
Ch. 9. The Directorship at Full Throttle.
Responsabilité : Sybil Gordon Kantor.

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An intellectual biography of Alfred H. Barr, Jr., founding director of the Museum of Modern Art.  Lire la suite...

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