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Text of comments by participants in The Modern Artist Speaks forum, 1948 May 5

Creator:
Modern Artist Speaks (1948 : Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Burlin, Paul
Davis, Stuart
Gottlieb, Adolph
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)
Sweeney, James Johnson
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4 items.
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
Typescripts of speeches by Paul Burlin, Stuart Davis, Adolph Gottlieb, George L. K. Morris, and James Johnson Sweeney, delivered at a forum, "The Modern Artist Speaks," held at the Museum of Modern Art on May 5, 1948. In addition to a typescript of all five speeches, preliminary drafts with handwritten corrections are included of Burlin, Davis and Morris's speeches. Burlin comments on the artist as cultural critic, Morris discusses the failure of art criticism and Davis interprets contemporary attacks on abstract art as an attempt to control the artist's attitudes toward society.
Citation:
Text of comments by participants in The Modern Artist Speaks forum, 1948 May 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N69/112 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10865
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214634
AAA_collcode_modearti
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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