The Irascibles: Painters Against the Museum (New York, 1950) [book review]

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Maggie Murphy, Associate Professor, Art & Design Librarian (Creator)
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Abstract: “Dear Sir: The undersigned painters reject the monster national exhibition to be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art next December, and will not submit work to its jury.” So begins the open letter signed by eighteen American abstract artists at the heart of The Irascibles: Painters Against the Museum (New York, 1950), an exhibition catalog published by Fundación Juan March.

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ARLIS/NA Reviews, May 2021
Language: English
Date: 2021
book review, Metropolitan Museum of Art, abstract painting, New York School

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