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City of ambition : artists & New York, 1900-1960

Author: Elisabeth Sussman; John G Hanhardt; Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publisher: New York : Whitney Museum of American Art in association with Flammarion, ©1996.
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City of Ambition, published to accompany a Whitney Museum exhibition, takes its title from the famous 1910 Alfred Stieglitz photograph of New York's then-burgeoning skyline. Both the book and exhibition explore the creative ferment of the first half of the century, seeking to reveal and revel in the notion of ambition as an idealized source of energy and inspiration. Paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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City of ambition.
New York : Whitney Museum of American Art in association with Flammarion, ©1996
(OCoLC)605684110
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Sussman; John G Hanhardt; Whitney Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 0874271088 9780874271089 2080136283 9782080136282
OCLC Number: 34675093
Notes: "An exhibition of paintings, sculpture, films, and prints that capture how New York has inspired an unprecedented artistic outpouring from 1900-1960"--Title page verso.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Director's Foreword / David A. Ross --
Preface / Elisabeth Sussman --
Longed-For Neighbors / Brendan Gill --
1900-1918 A New Century Begins --
1915-1925 The Modern City --
1925-1932 Reaching for the Sky --
1929-1939 Life in the Metropolis --
1939-1945 On the Town --
1945-1960 An Age of Optimism --
Works in the Exhibition --
Acknowledgments / Elisabeth Sussman.
Responsibility: Elisabeth Sussman ; with John G. Hanhardt and assisted by Corey Keller ; with an essay by Brendan Gill.

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City of Ambition, published to accompany a Whitney Museum exhibition, takes its title from the famous 1910 Alfred Stieglitz photograph of New York's then-burgeoning skyline. Both the book and exhibition explore the creative ferment of the first half of the century, seeking to reveal and revel in the notion of ambition as an idealized source of energy and inspiration. Paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs by some of America's most renowned artist - Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Man Ray, Edward Hopper, Diane Arbus, Jackson Pollock, and many more - provide a broad overview of expressive interpretations. This magnificently illustrated catalogue includes a preface and introductions to each plate section by Whitney Museum curator Elisabeth Sussman and Corey Keller. In addition, the volume includes a selection of reprinted poems, excerpts, and lyrics by well-known writers, and a lively essay on New York and its artists by Brendan Gill.

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