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The William S. Paley collection : a taste for modernism

Author: Matthew Armstrong; William S Paley; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art ; Mondon : Thames & Hudson [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"William S. Paley, founder of CBS, Inc., and a towering figure in the development of entertainment and communications industries, was also a committed collector and patron of modern art. This book catalogues the highly personal collection of paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, by such artists as [Paul] Cézanne, [Paul] Gauguin, [Henri] Matisse, [Pablo] Picasso, and others, that he bequeathed to the Museum of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: William S Paley; William S Paley; William S Paley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Armstrong; William S Paley; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780870708404 0870708406
OCLC Number: 811596982
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color). portrait ; 31 cm
Responsibility: William Rubin, Matthew Armstrong.

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"William S. Paley, founder of CBS, Inc., and a towering figure in the development of entertainment and communications industries, was also a committed collector and patron of modern art. This book catalogues the highly personal collection of paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, by such artists as [Paul] Cézanne, [Paul] Gauguin, [Henri] Matisse, [Pablo] Picasso, and others, that he bequeathed to the Museum of Modern Art. ..."--Back cover.

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