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

Auteur: Sybil Gordon Kantor
Uitgever: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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,  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Biography
History
Biographies
Genoemd persoon: Alfred H Barr, Jr.; Alfred Hamilton Barr; Alfred H Barr, Jr.; Alfred H Barr; Alfred Hamilton Barr; Alfred Hamilton (Kunsthistoriker) Barr
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Sybil Gordon Kantor
ISBN: 0262112582 9780262112581 0262611961 9780262611961
OCLC-nummer: 47254277
Beschrijving: xxiii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhoud: 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.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Sybil Gordon Kantor.

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It is to the intellectual history of modern art that [this book] makes an indispensible contribution. -- Hilton Kramer * The New Criterion * Alfred Hamilton Barr Jr. remains a figure of fascination Meer lezen...

 
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