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Open letter to Roland L. Redmond, President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Creator:
Redmond, Roland Livingston
Subject:
Baziotes, William
Bourgeois, Louise
Brooks, James
Bultman, Fritz
De Kooning, Willem
Ernst, Jimmy
Ferber, Herbert
Gottlieb, Adolph
Grippe, Peter J.
Hare, David
Hofmann, Hans
Lassaw, Ibram
Lipton, Seymour
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Newman, Barnett
Pollock, Jackson
Pousette-Dart, Richard
Reinhardt, Ad
Roszak, Theodore
Rothko, Mark
Schnabel, Day N.
Stamos, Theodoros
Sterne, Hedda
Still, Clyfford E.
Tomlin, Bradley Walker
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1950 May 20
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.
Summary:
Painters Jimmy Ernst, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, William Baziotes, Hans Hofmann, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Richard Pousette-Dart, Theodore Stamos, Ad Reinhardt, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Bradley Walker Tomlin, Willem de Kooning, Hedda Sterne, James Brooks, Weldon Kees, Fritz Bultman and sculptors Herbert Ferber, David Smith, Ibram Lassaw, Mary Callery, Day Schnabel, Seymour Lipton, Peter Grippe, Theodore Roszak, David Hare and Louise Bourgeois signed this letter in protest against the "monster national exhibition" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition was American Painters, 1900-1950.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Protesting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9959
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