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Oral history, 1992.

Author: Louise Reinhardt Smith; National Endowment for the Humanities,
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Museum of Modern Art Oral History Project, 1990-1994.
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Smith describes her development as a collector, and the influences of Rene d'Harnoncourt and Alfred H. Barr, Jr. She recalls the early days (1950s) of the International Council, and discusses important gifts she has made to the Museum, such as Picasso's Glass of Absinth and Pregnant Woman, and Kandinsky's Picture with an Archer. Smith shares her thoughts about having a gallery in the Museum named for her.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
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Named Person: Louise Reinhardt Smith; Alfred H Barr, Jr.; Rene D'Harnoncourt
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Reinhardt Smith; National Endowment for the Humanities,
OCLC Number: 86148440
In: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Notes: Interview conducted by Sharon Zane for The Museum of Modern Art Oral History Project.
Funded by the National Endowement for the Humanities.
Description: 1 transcript. 1 sound cassette.

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Smith describes her development as a collector, and the influences of Rene d'Harnoncourt and Alfred H. Barr, Jr. She recalls the early days (1950s) of the International Council, and discusses important gifts she has made to the Museum, such as Picasso's Glass of Absinth and Pregnant Woman, and Kandinsky's Picture with an Archer. Smith shares her thoughts about having a gallery in the Museum named for her.

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