A typed, three-page letter titled "An Artist's Testament," in which Marin writes of his preference for "subject-object-forms" in art and his dislike of the "abstract and non-objective."
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Kalonyme letter (microfilm title)
Gift of Mrs. Jason C. (Suzanne W.) Berger, whose father was a friend of Marin. She also donated a book THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF JOHN MARIN, autographed by Marin, which was placed in the Archives Library.
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