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A modern patronage : de Menil gifts to American and European museums

Author: Marcia Brennan; Alfred Pacquement; Ann Temkin; Josef Helfenstein; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Menil Foundation ; New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press [distributor], 2007.
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"This illustrated book showcases some of the fifty works that the de Menils acquired over the decades, including pieces by such major twentieth-century artists as Lee Bontecou, Christo, Max Ernst, Rene Magritte, Jackson Pollock, Jean Tinguely, and Andy Warhol, as well as an important group of African, Oceanic, and pre-Columbian works."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Brennan, Marcia.
Modern patronage.
Houston, Tex. : Menil Foundation ; New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press [distributor], 2007
(OCoLC)608485085
Online version:
Brennan, Marcia.
Modern patronage.
Houston, Tex. : Menil Foundation ; New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press [distributor], 2007
(OCoLC)608656785
Named Person: John de Menil; Dominique de Menil; Dominique de Menil; John de Menil
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Brennan; Alfred Pacquement; Ann Temkin; Josef Helfenstein; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)
ISBN: 9780300123791 0300123795
OCLC Number: 80331811
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition, held at The Menil Collection, Houston, June 8-September 16, 2007.
Description: 120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Seeing the unseen : James Johnson Sweeney and the de Menils / Marcia Brennan --
Sharing a vision : the de Menils and the Modern / Ann Temkin --
Dynamism is contagious : Dominique de Menil and the birth of the Centre Pompidou / Alfred Pacquement.
Responsibility: Marcia Brennan, Alfred Pacquement, Ann Temkin ; with an introduction by Josef Helfenstein.
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In the early 1940s, John and Dominique de Menil began to acquire art. The de Menils proceeded to develop an inspired collection that would eventually find a permanent home at The Menil Collection in  Read more...

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