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Abstract Expressionism and the modern experience
List of illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The History and Culture of Abstract Expressionism: 1. The psychology of crisis: historical roots 2. Propaedeutics: intellectual roots Part
II: Abstract Expressionism: “New and Improved”
The emergence of Abstract Expressionism and the New York School in the postwar period and the subsequent ascendancy of American art and culture have been both a painful and an exhilarating rite of
Martha Graham and Abstract Expressionism
  • S. Polcari
  • Art
    Smithsonian Studies in American Art
  • 1 January 1990
Martha Graham, as photographed by Barbara Morgan, in Bennington, Vermont, 1939 In the months of crisis before and during World War II, Martha Graham (b. 1893) reflected, "You do not realize how the
Regional Reports
Welsa Hanson has donated the papers of her late husband Duane Hanson (1925-1996), one of the most celebrated artists in the United States during the 1970s. Hanson's startlingly lifelike sculpture of
Martha Graham and Abstract Expressionism
  • S. Polcari
  • Art
    Reading Abstract Expressionism
  • 31 December 2017
Regional Reports
Regional Reports
Three collections acquired this quarter relate to the basic operations of an archive-acquisition, arrangement, description, administration, and fundraising. One could say that all personal papers
Regional Reports
The New York Regional Center has been the recipient this year of several major collections from the varied outposts of the art world. From the world of collectors come the papers of Milton and Edith
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