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Frames of reference : looking at American art, 1900-1950 : works from the Whitney Museum of American Art

Author: Beth Venn; Adam D Weinberg; Kennedy Fraser; Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publisher: New York : The Museum, 1999.
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The Whitney Museum of American Art, founded by visionary patron and artist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942), is home to one of the finest collections of American art in the country. This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Named Person: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Venn; Adam D Weinberg; Kennedy Fraser; Whitney Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 0874271118 9780874271119 0520218876 9780520218871 0520218884 9780520218888
OCLC Number: 41620614
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Maxwell L. Anderson --
Introduction / Adam D. Weinberg --
The Whitney : biography of an institution --
Love and struggle : Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney / Kennedy Fraser --
Visual contexts for American art. John Sloan, The picnic grounds / Kate Rubin --
Gaston Lachaise, Standing woman / Adam D. Weinberg --
Max Weber, Chinese restaurant / Kate Rubin --
Charles Burchfield, Noontide in late May / Kate Rubin --
Marsden Hartley, Landscape, New Mexico / Angela Kramer Murphy --
John Storrs, Forms in space 1 / Beth Benn --
Arthur Dove, The critic / Beth Venn --
Charles Sheeler, Interior / Kate Rubin --
Arshile Gorky, The artist and his mother / Adam D. Weinberg --
Gerald Murphy, Cocktail / Adam D. Weinberg --
Elsie Driggs, Pittsburgh / Kate Rubin --
Georgia O'Keeffe, The white calico flower / Angela Kramer Murphy --
Charles Sheeler, River rouge plant / Angela Kramer Murphy --
Grant Wood, Study for breaking the prairie / Kathryn Potts --
Raphael Soyer, Office Girls / Kathryn Potts --
Reginald Marsh, Twenty cent movie / Adam D. Weinberg --
Burgoyne Diller, First theme / Naomi Urabe --
Man Ray, La fortune / Beth Venn --
Philip Evergood, Lily and the sparrows / Angela Kramer Murphy --
Theodore Roszak, Bi-polar in red / Beth Venn --
Andrew Wyeth, Winter fields / Adam D. Weinberg --
Richard Pousette-Dart, Within the room / Adam D. Weinberg --
Jacob Lawrence, War series: Another patrol / Beth Venn --
Thomas Hart Benton, Poker night / Kathryn Potts --
Edward Hopper, Seven A.M. / Angela Kramer Murphy --
Stuart Davis, Owh! In San Paõ / Angela Kramer Murphy --
American icons interpreted. Joseph Stella, The Brooklyn Bridge / Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier ; Henry Petroski ; John Yau --
William J. Glackens, Hammerstein's roof garden / Kathryn Harrison ; Lewis Erenberg ; Brendan Gill --
Ben Shahn, The passion of Sacco and Vanzetti / Alfred Kazin ; Alan M. Dershowitz ; Frances K. Pohl --
George Bellows, Dempsey and Firpo / Elliott J. Gorn ; George Plimpton ; Marianne Doezema --
Charles Demuth, My Egypt / Karal Ann Marling ; Lisa Mahar ; Maurice Berger --
Alexander Calder, Calder's circus / Howard Gardner ; Robert Wilson ; Neil Harris --
Edward Hopper, Early Sunday morning / John Updike ; Robert Adams ; Brian O'Doherty --
Georgia O'Keeffe, Summer days / Kathleen Norris ; Anne M. Wagner ; Sarah Whitaker Peters --
Elie Nadelman, Tango / Richard Martin ; Martin Puryear ; Henry Glassie --
Marsden Hartley, Painting, number 5 / Peter Gay ; Charles Eldredge ; Patricia McDonnell --
Acknowledgements / Beth Venn and Adam D. Weinberg.
Responsibility: Beth Venn and Adam D. Weinberg, editors ; with an essay by Kennedy Fraser and contributions by Robert Adams [and others].
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