Surrealism and modernism : from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum /

"Many of the works - in particular the museum's Surrealist paintings - were bought directly from the artists or from their very first exhibitions. The famed Chick Austin, director of the Atheneum from 1929 to 1944, mounted the first Surrealist exhibition in America in 1931 and proceeded to buy a wor... Full description

Main Author: Zafran, Eric.
Corporate Author: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Other Authors: Paret, Paul, 1968-, Phillips Collection.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Hartford : Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, New Haven, c2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Destination unknown: pathways to modernism / Paul Paret
  • Springtime in the museum: modern art comes to Hartford / Eric Zafran
  • Checklists of works exhibited
  • Works illustrated from the Wadsworth Atheneum Collection.

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