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Eye of Duncan Phillips A Collection in the Making

ISBN-10: 0300080905

ISBN-13: 9780300080902

Edition: 1999

Authors: Erika D. Passantino, David W. Scott

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This lavishly illustrated book is both a survey of the major European and American works in the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and a guide to the museum's holdings and significance.
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 840
Size: 10.25" wide x 12.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 8.998
Language: English

Richard M. Talman is Professor of Physics at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. After receiving B.A and M.A. at the University of Western Ontario, he received his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology in 1963. Since then he has been at Cornell, accepting a full professorship for Physics in 1971. He has spent terms as visiting scientist at Stanford(2), CERN(2), Berkeley(2) and Saskatchewan, and served as leader of the Instrumentation and Diagnostics Group at the SSC project in Dallas. He has given courses on accelerators at Chicago, Austin, Rice, and Yale. Initially a particle physics experimentalist, Professor Talman has been engaged in the design of a series of accelerators, with recent emphasis on their use for x-ray production.

Foreword
Preface
Editor's Preface
Notes to the Reader
Art and Intimacy
The Evolution of a Critic: Changing Views in the Writings of Duncan Phillips
A Collection in the Making
Sources of Modernism
France in the Late Nineteenth Century
The American Vision
The American Tradition and American Impressionism
Duncan Phillips and the American Popular Tradition
Modernism in France
Bonnard, Matisse, and the School of Paris
Braque, Picasso, Other Cubists
The Dreier Gift and Other European Modernists
The Spirit of Revolt and the Beginning of American Modernism
Duncan Phillips and American Modernism: The Continuing Legacy of the Experiment Station
The American Scene: Realism and Social Concern
Painting in Europe After the Second World War
American Art After the Second World War
The Phillips Collection and Art in Washington
Washington and Baltimore Artists from the 1930s Through the 1950s
Washington Art in the 1960s and Beyond
Exhibitions at The Phillips Collection
The Published and Unpublished Writings of Duncan Phillips
Entry Contributors
Museum Publications
Frequently Cited Names and Institutions
Notes and References
Acknowledgments
Index