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Robert Gwathmey writings, [ca. 1960]

Gwathmey, Robert, 1903-1988
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3 items (7 p. on partial microfim reel)
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Two brief essays by Gwathmey entitled, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and "Art for Art's Sake?" which, respectively, elaborate on the necessity in art to balance intellectual and intuitive tendencies, and, on the various philosophical and formal elements of painting as reflected in stylistic currents. Also included is a draft of a letter to "Dear Floyd," which touches on similar themes.
Robert Gwathmey writings, [ca. 1960]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D245 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, serigrapher, teacher; New York, N.Y.
Donated 1966 by Robert Gwathmey.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art teachers
Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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