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The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made : a Family Memoir.

Author: Flora Miller Biddle
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2011.
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Until Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney opened her studio on Eighth Street in Manhattan in 1914-which evolved into the Whitney Museum almost two decades later-there were few art museums in the United States, let alone galleries, for contemporary artists to exhibit their work. When the mansions of the wealthy cried out for decorative art, they sought it from Europe, then the art capital of the world. It was in her tiny  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Flora Miller Biddle; Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; Flora Whitney Miller; Flora Miller Biddle; Flora Whitney Miller; Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Flora Miller Biddle
ISBN: 9781628722741 1628722746 9781628723670 162872367X
OCLC Number: 855969138
Description: 1 online resource (653 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Six; Seven; Eight; Nine; Ten; Eleven; Twelve; Thirteen; fourteen; Fifteen; Sixteen; Seventeen; Eighteen; Nineteen; Twenty; Twenty-one; Twenty-two; Twenty-three; Twenty-four; Twenty-five; Twenty-six; Twenty-seven; Twenty-eight; Twenty-nine; Thirty: 1989; Thirty-one; Thirty-two; Aftermath; Epilogue; Acknowledgments.

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