PICASSO'S WAR: HOW MODERN ART CAME TO AMERICA

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Publication Date: 
July 12, 2022
Format: 
Hardcover
Trim Size: 
9.5in. x 6.3in. x 1.5in.
ISBN: 
9780451498489
About This Item: 
The answer begins a generation earlier, when a renegade Irish American lawyer named John Quinn set out to build the greatest collection of Picassos in existence. His dream of a museum to house them died with him, until it was rediscovered by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., a cultural visionary who, at the age of twenty-seven, became the director of New York's new Museum of Modern Art. Barr and Quinn's shared goal would be thwarted in the years to come--by popular hostility, by the Depression, by Parisian intrigues, and by Picasso himself. It would take Hitler's campaign against Jews and modern art, and Barr's fraught alliance with Paul Rosenberg, Picasso's persecuted dealer, to get Picasso's most important paintings out of Europe. Mounted in the shadow of war, the groundbreaking exhibition Picasso
Publisher: 
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
$32.99
Binding: 
HC

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