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Artists against war and fascism : papers of the First American Artists' Congress

Author: Matthew Baigell; Julia Williams
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Artists' Congress (1st : 1936 : New York, N.Y.).
Artists against war and fascism.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)570058153
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Baigell; Julia Williams
ISBN: 0813511259 9780813511252
OCLC Number: 11842475
Notes: Originally published under title: Papers of the American Artists' Congress.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: (Mostly from table of contents of original edition) [The American Artists' Congress : its context and history. Notes] --
[Call for the American Artists' Congress] --
[Signers of the call] --
[Introduction / Stuart Davis] --
(Public session). Opening address / Lewis Mumford --
Why an artists' congress? / Stuart Davis --
What is worth fighting for? / Rockwell Kent --
Repression of art in America / Joe Jones --
The Negro in American culture / Aaron Douglas --
An artist's experience in the Soviet Union / Margaret Bourke-White --
Why established artists should oppose war and fascism / Paul Manship --
Artists' boycott of Berlin Olympics art exhibition / George Biddle --
Artists must organize / Heywood Broun --
Artists and trade unions / Francis J. Gorman --
The artist must choose / Peter Blume --
(First closed session : The artist in society). The social bases of art / Meyer Schapiro --
Race, nationality, and art / Lynd Ward --
(The artist and his audience [4 papers]). The artist, his audience, and outlook / Max Weber --
A mural painter's conviction / Gilbert Wilson --
The magazine and the artist / John Groth --
Graphic art / Harry Sternberg --
The art museums: imposing monuments to our national divorce from the arts / Ralph M. Pearson --
Proceedings and discussion --
(Second closed session : Problems of the American artist). Tendencies in American art / Saul Schary --
Tendencies in American art / Arnold Blanch --
(Government in art [5 papers]). Government in art / read by Arnold Friedman ; [material prepared by Louis Ferstadt, Jacob Kainen, and Ralph M. Pearson] --
Municipal art center / Harry Gottlieb --
Status of the artist in the U.S.S.R. / Louis Lozowick --
Art in fascist Italy / Margaret Duroc --
Art in Nazi Germany / a German artist in exile ; [read by John Cunningham] --
Fascism, war, and the artist / Hugo Gellert --
(Third closed session : Economic problems of the American artist). Economic status of the artist today / Alexander R. Stavenitz --
Artists' union report / Boris Gorelick --
The rental policy / Katherine Schmidt --
Revolt in the country / Francis Robert White --
The present impasse in sculpture / Waylande Gregory --
Survey of artists' organizations / Henry Billings --
Proceedings and discussion --
(Fourth closed session : Reports and resolutions of delegates and permanent organization). General report of the Mexican delegation to the American Artists' Congress / read by José Clemente Orozco --
The Mexican experience in art / read by David A. Siqueiros --
Proceedings and discussion --
[Illustrations] --
[Exhibitions, catalogs, biographies] --
[Brief index, mostly names].
Other Titles: Papers of the American Artists' Congress
Responsibility: introduction by Matthew Baigell and Julia Williams.
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