Avery Memorial Wadsworth Atheneum. The First Modern Museum.

By: Gaddis, Eugene R. (editor); Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, (foreword)

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Book Condition: Very Good minus


69 pages, pictorial wraps. SIGNED by editor Eugene Gaddis, with long persnalized inscription. Light rubbing on spine; corner tips of cover bent. Interior crisp, unmarked. During his leadership at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Chick Austin continued challenging aesthetic sensibilities with a Picasso exhibit, and a new opera by Gertrude Stein, Four Saints in Three Acts, with music by Virgil Thompson and an all-black cast. For more about Chick Austin's daring and transformative leadership of the Wadsworth Atheneum, read Eugene R. Gaddiss' biography of Austin, Magician of the Modern.

Title: Avery Memorial Wadsworth Atheneum. The First Modern Museum.

Author Name: Gaddis, Eugene R. (editor); Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, (foreword)

Categories: Americana: Connecticut, Art & Design,

Publisher: Wadsworth Atheneum: 1984

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good minus

Size: Small 4to 9" - 11" tall

Seller ID: 27881

Keywords: Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford Connecticut Art Museums Chick Austin,