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The rescue of art

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Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967
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ca. 1946
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1 clipping : ill. ; 11 x 09 cm.
This is a reproduction of a collage drawing by Reinhardt, entitled The rescue of art or A timeless political cartoon, which was originally published in Newsweek, August 12, 1946.
The image shows a young man (labeled "abstract art") racing to save a girl (labeled "art") who is standing on train tracks while a train (labeled "banality", "prejudice", "linguistic stereotypes", "drink", "inferiority complexes", "corruption", "money-grubbing" and "sin") bears down on her.
The rescue of art, ca. 1946. Ad Reinhardt papers, 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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