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The golden door : artist-immigrants of America, 1876-1976

Author: Cynthia Jaffee McCabe; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Publisher: Washington : Published for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, by the Smithsonian Institution Press : Paperback ed. for sale by the Supt. of Docs. U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Visit 204 works by 67 foreign-born painters, sculptors, architects and photographers celebrating the fact that in the past century, the U.S. offered sanctuary to the world's immigrants and refugees, and that, in turn, the artist-immigrants made major contributions to our cultural heritage.
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McCabe, Cynthia Jaffee.
Golden door.
Washington : Published for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, by the Smithsonian Institution Press : Paperback ed. for sale by the Supt. of Docs. U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976
(OCoLC)567843496
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Jaffee McCabe; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
OCLC Number: 2091697
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, May 20-Oct. 20, 1976.
Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Among major works and artists are: Battle of Lights, Coney Island by Joseph Stella --
Rush Hour, New York by Max Weber --
The Artist and His Mother by Arshile Gorky --
The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti by Ben Shahn --
Hollywood Torso by Alexander Archipenko --
Documentation, Project for Black Mountain College by Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer --
Flight and Arrival by Jacques Lipchitz --
New York by Piet Mondrian --
Beginning by Max Beckman --
The Meeting by Richard Lindner --
Land of Bliss and Wonders, California by Hans Hofmann.
Responsibility: text by Cynthia Jaffee McCabe ; introd. by Daniel J. Boorstin.
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Visit 204 works by 67 foreign-born painters, sculptors, architects and photographers celebrating the fact that in the past century, the U.S. offered sanctuary to the world's immigrants and refugees, and that, in turn, the artist-immigrants made major contributions to our cultural heritage.

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