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Art, education, & African-American culture : Albert Barnes and the science of philanthropy

Author: Mary Ann Meyers
Publisher: New Brunswick [N.J.] : Transaction Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [Pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats
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A physician who manufactured a widely used antiseptic, Albert Barnes is best remembered as one of the great American art collectors. This work is both a biography of an iconoclastic and innovative  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert C Barnes; Albert C Barnes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Meyers
ISBN: 1412805635 9781412805636
OCLC Number: 70668946
Description: xxi, 453 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to the Paperback Edition Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Early Years 2. Experiments in Education and Living 3. The Collector and His Tutors 4 Mr. Dewey 5. "The Temple" in Merion 6. The Art in Painting 7. The Art of Polemics 8. A New Valuation of Black Art 9. Muse, Models, Museum 10. The Dance 11. Varieties of Aesthetic Experience 12. Students and Teachers 13. Penn Again 14. The Last Alliance 15. Postmortem 16. Lincoln 17. Neighbors 18. Epilogue Notes Index
Other Titles: Art, education, and African-American culture
Albert Barnes and the science of philanthropy
Responsibility: Mary Ann Meyers ; with a new introduction by the author.
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