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The Resource The Barnes Foundation : masterworks, Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy ; with contributions by Derek Gillman

The Barnes Foundation : masterworks, Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy ; with contributions by Derek Gillman

Label
The Barnes Foundation : masterworks
Title
The Barnes Foundation
Title remainder
masterworks
Statement of responsibility
Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy ; with contributions by Derek Gillman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The Barnes Foundation, established by scientist, entrepreneur, and educator Dr. Albert C. Barnes in 1922, is home to a legendary art collection. Barnes assembled one of the world's largest and finest groups of post-impressionist and early modern paintings, with holdings by such luminaries as Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Rousseau, Modigliani, Soutine, Manet, Monet, Seurat, Degas, Van Gogh, and Gauguin. The Foundation's collection also holds significant examples of American art, including works by Demuth, Glackens, and the Prendergasts; African sculpture; Native American ceramics, jewelry, and textiles; Asian paintings, prints, and sculptures; medieval manuscripts and sculptures; Old Master paintings by El Greco, Rubens, Titian, and others; ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art; and American and European decorative arts and metalwork. The presentation of the collection reflects Barnes's educational and aesthetic approach: symmetrical "ensembles," or wall compositions, combine works of different periods, mediums, cultures, and styles for the purpose of comparison and study. Texts by Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy explore the Barnes Foundation's collection, educational mission, ensembles, and individual works. Large color plates, little-seen archival photographs, and numerous gatefolds illustrate 150 of the greatest hits of the collection and twenty gallery ensembles."--
  • "This volume represents the first overview of works from the art collection of the Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA, highlighting the diversity of cultural forms assembled by Dr. Albert C. Barnes"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5220.B28
LC item number
B37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Barnes Foundation
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dolkart, Judith F
  • Lucy, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barnes Foundation
  • Barnes, Albert C.
  • Barnes, Albert C.
  • Barnes, Albert C.
  • Barnes Foundation
  • Art
  • Art
  • ART
  • Art
  • Pennsylvania
Label
The Barnes Foundation : masterworks, Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy ; with contributions by Derek Gillman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"In association with The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To see as the artist sees : Albert C. Barnes and the experiment in education / Judith F. Dolkart -- Selected ensembles and masterworks / Judith F. Dolkart, Martha Lucy, and Derek Gillman -- Selected masterworks / Judith F. Dolkart, Martha Lucy, and Derek Gillman
Control code
ocn754713729
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 462 pages
Isbn
9780847838066
Lccn
2011050387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)754713729
Label
The Barnes Foundation : masterworks, Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy ; with contributions by Derek Gillman
Publication
Note
"In association with The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To see as the artist sees : Albert C. Barnes and the experiment in education / Judith F. Dolkart -- Selected ensembles and masterworks / Judith F. Dolkart, Martha Lucy, and Derek Gillman -- Selected masterworks / Judith F. Dolkart, Martha Lucy, and Derek Gillman
Control code
ocn754713729
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 462 pages
Isbn
9780847838066
Lccn
2011050387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)754713729

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