Modern Babel : a study of confusion in the art world : typescript, Howard Devree, 1947 /
Devree, Howard, 1891-1966
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An unpublished typescript analyzing the phenomenon of modern art, especially in the U.S., as it has affected the artist, the public, and the art world in general. Devree dwells particularly on what he sees as a lack of understanding and cooperation between these groups.
Modern Babel : a study of confusion in the art world : typescript, Howard Devree, 1947 /. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel N70-24 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Howard Devree was an art critic for THE NEW YORK TIMES.
Donated 1970 by Mrs. Howard Devree, widow of Howard Devree.
Art Theory and Historiography
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