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Master paintings from the Phillips Collection

Author: Eliza E Rathbone; Susan Behrends Frank; Robert Hughes; Susan Badder; Phillips Collection.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Phillips Collection ; London : in association with D Giles Ltd., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Phillips Collection, America's first museum of modern art, was founded in 1921 by Duncan Phillips (1886-1966), a Washington DC collector who played a vital role in introducing America to contemporary art. Unusually for his time, Phillips saw American artists as fully equal to their European counterparts, often hanging their works side by side. Moreover, Phillips chose to buy and exhibit works according to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliza E Rathbone; Susan Behrends Frank; Robert Hughes; Susan Badder; Phillips Collection.
ISBN: 9780983769408 0983769400 9781904832928 190483292X
OCLC Number: 719429693
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Art and intimacy / Robert Hughes --
Seeing beautifully : a vision of the whole / Eliza E. Rathbone --
Duncan Phillips : champion of American art / Susan Behrends Frank --
Master paintings / Susan Badder, Susan Behrends Frank, Johanna Halford-MacLeod, Renée Maurer, Klaus Ottmann, Eliza E. Rathbone, Elsa Smithgall, Vesela Sretenovic.
Responsibility: Eliza E. Rathbone and Susan Behrends Frank, with an essay by Robert Hughes ; with contributions by Susan Badder [and others].

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Published to celebrate its 90th anniversary, this book combines Phillips Collection history with 108 outstanding works from the collection by American and European artists.  Read more...

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