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The William S. Paley collection

Author: William Rubin; Matthew Armstrong; William S Paley; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, ©1992.
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William S. Paley, founder and guiding spirit of CBS, Inc. was a committed and enthusiastic collector and patron of the arts of this century. This volume illustrates and catalogues a highly personal collection of eighty-four paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings bequeathed to The Museum of Modern Art, and constitutes one of the most important transfers of privately owned art to a public institution in recent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
William S. Paley collection.
New York : Museum of Modern Art : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, c1992
(OCoLC)676716859
Named Person: William S Paley; William S Paley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Rubin; Matthew Armstrong; William S Paley; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0870701932 9780870701931 0810961016 9780810961012 9780870701702 0870701703
OCLC Number: 26632576
Notes: "Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the William S. Paley collection at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 2-May 7, 1992"--T.p. verso.
Description: xi, 180 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Responsibility: William Rubin, Matthew Armstrong.

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William S. Paley, founder and guiding spirit of CBS, Inc. was a committed and enthusiastic collector and patron of the arts of this century. This volume illustrates and catalogues a highly personal collection of eighty-four paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings bequeathed to The Museum of Modern Art, and constitutes one of the most important transfers of privately owned art to a public institution in recent years.

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