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Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art

by Sybil Gordon Kantor

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • Modern Art,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • New York,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • History - General,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Art / Individual Artist,
  • 1902-,
  • 1902-1981,
  • Art museum directors,
  • Barr, Alfred Hamilton,,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York,
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9713322M
    ISBN 100262112582
    ISBN 109780262112581

    An intellectual biography of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. founding director of the Museum of Modern Art. Growing up with the twentieth century, Alfred Barr (), founding director of the Museum of Modern Art, harnessed the cataclysm that was modernism. Barr, Alfred H., Jr. Published by Museum of Modern Art / Distributed by New York Graphic Society Ltd., Greenwich, Connecticut,, New York () Used.

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    DBN Alfred H. Barr, Jr., and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art by Sybil Gordon Kantor. Growing up with the twentieth century, Alfred Barr, founding director of the Museum of Modern Art, harnessed the cataclysm that was modernism. Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, Lynes, Russell. Good Old Modern: An Intimate Portrait of the Museum of Modern Art. New York: Atheneum, Museum of Modern Art. The History and the Collection. New York: Abrams and the Museum of Modern Art, CraigBunch.


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In this book&#;part Pages: Summary of Alfred H. Barr Jr. Captivated by cutting edge modern art and grounded in classical connoisseurship, art historian Alfred Barr shaped the way that generations of artists and art historians studied modern European and American art.

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Buy Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art (The MIT Press) by Kantor, Sybil Gordon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Alfred H. Barr, Jr., in full Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr., (born JanuDetroit, Michigan, U.S.—died AugSalisbury, Connecticut), American museum curator who, as the enterprising first director (–43) of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, expanded the realm of the traditional art museum to include departments of architecture, education, industrial.

Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art: : Kantor, Sybil Gordon: Libri in altre lingue5/5(1). Founder, Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Barr was the son of a Presbyterian minister, Alfred Hamilton Barr, Sr., and a homemaker Annie Elizabeth Wilson (Barr). The family moved to Baltimore where Barr was raised.

His childhood friends included Edward Stauffer King (q.v.), later director of the Walters Art Gallery. Barr graduated at age 16 (valedictorian) from high school and.

Download Alfred H. Barr Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art Free Books. While most documents contained within this series are photocopies, some original materials are included, such as two original pamphlets advertising "A Course of Five Lectures on Modern Art by Alfred H.

Barr, Jr." at Wellesley College (XVII.1) and one original copy of "An Effort to Secure $3, for the Museum of Modern Art New York City.

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Kantor aims to estimate the role of Alfred Barr (–) in the development of critical and philosophical axioms of modernism in the visual art of the first half of the twentieth. Alfred H. Barr Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art; Fitzgerald, Michael C.

Making Modernism: Picasso and the Creation of the Market for Twentieth-Century Art. Nova Iorque: Farrar, Straus e Giroux, Lynes, Russell, Good Old Modern: An Intimate Portrait of the Museum of Modern Art, Nova Iorque: Athenaeum, Fundació Gala - Salvador Dalí.

Languages: Català Castellano English Français 中文.Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. (Janu – Aug ), known as Alfred H. Barr, Jr., was an American art historian and the first director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

From that position, he was one of the most influential forces in the development of popular attitudes toward modern art; for example, his arranging of the blockbuster Van Gogh exhibition ofin.