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The Museum of Modern Art, New York : the history and the collection

Author: Sam Hunter; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : H.N. Abrams in association with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984.
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The history of the Museum, from its origins as a daring idea in the minds of three prominent art patrons in the twenties to the opening of its greatly expanded facilities in the eighties; examples of one thousand works from the holdings of the Museum's six curatorial departments.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Hunter; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0810913089 9780810913080 0870704672 9780870704673 0870704680 9780870704680
OCLC Number: 10018112
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 599 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Painting and sculpture / William Rubin --
Drawings / John Elderfield --
Prints and illustrated books / Riva Castleman --
Architecture and design / Arthur Drexler --
Photography / John Szarkowski --
Film / Mary Lea Bandy and Eileen Bowser.
Responsibility: introduction by Sam Hunter.

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The history of the Museum, from its origins as a daring idea in the minds of three prominent art patrons in the twenties to the opening of its greatly expanded facilities in the eighties; examples of one thousand works from the holdings of the Museum's six curatorial departments.

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