20th century art from the Louise and Walter Arensberg collection.
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Published by Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English


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Catalogue of an exhibition held Oct. 20 - Dec. 18, 1949.

ContributionsArensberg, Louise., Arensberg, Walter., Art Institute of Chicago.
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Open LibraryOL14868841M

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20th Century Art from the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection. [Katharine and Daniel Catton Rich. Kuh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Catalogue for exhibition held October 20 to Decem 4to. pp. Illustrated in black and white. 20th Century Art From the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, October 20 to Decem [Art Inst. of Chicago] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Art Inst. of Chicago. The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection: 20th Century Section. [Fiske Kimball, Henry Clifford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. art book. Philadelphia Museum of Art will open the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collec- tion, comprising the chief portion of an entire new section of 28 galleries con- stituting its "modern museum"-works created in the 20th century and works of primitive cultures first appreciated and collected as art in the 20th.

In , the Foundation became the legal owner of the Walter and Louise Arensberg art collection, an arrangement agreeable to the Arensbergs for both financial and ideological reasons. The Arensbergs maintained that the so-called Baconian method for the interpretation of nature was also applicable to the interpretation of art. Walter Conrad Arensberg intermingled with and befriended some of the most important artists of the 20th century. He and his wife Louise played an integral role in the formation and promulgation of avant-garde ideas and activities in America. Born in in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Arensberg was the oldest child of Conrad Christian Arensberg, president . Abstract: Art collectors Walter and Louise Arensberg amassed a seminal collection of Modern and pre-Columbian art between and , when they presented it to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Arensberg Archives contain correspondence, ephemera, clippings, writings, personal and art collection. Walter Conrad Arensberg (April 4, – Janu ) was an American art collector, critic and poet. His father was part owner and president of a crucible steel company. He majored in English and philosophy at Harvard University. With his wife Louise (born as Mary Louise Stevens, –), he collected art and supported artistic endeavors.

Scope and Content Note. The Arensberg Archives contain correspondence, ephemera, clippings, writings, art collection and personal records, and photographs created and collected by Walter and Louise Arensberg, as well as some material created on the couple's behalf by their secretary and the staff of the Francis Bacon Foundation. Art Institute of Chicago Title 20th century art, from the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, October 20 to Decem Format Book Published [Chicago, ] Description p. plates. 26 cm. Other contributors Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson), Arensberg, Walter, Contents. 20th Century Art from the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, exhibition, first showing of the pioneer collection of modern art, including four versions of Marcel Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase and sculpture of Constantin Branc Septem 20th century Art. From the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection Text by Katherine Kuh and Daniel Catton Rich. Place Published: Chicago Publisher: Art Institute of Date Published: Description: sm 4to. 32 pp. of text plus 65 pp. of b/w plates. LC Comments: Cover, typographic design and format by Paul Rand. One of those inimitable Paul Rand designs.