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How Modern is the Museum of Modern Art? Ad Reinhardt American Abstract Artists 1940

HOW MODERN IS THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART?

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Designed by  Ad Reinhardt HOW MODERN IS THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART?  was distributed during the picketing of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, April 15 1940,  by the American Abstract Artists Members  asking why the Museum of Modern Art did not exhibit modern American art.

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 Susan Larsen 

“The American Abstract Artists: A Documentary History 1936 – 1941”, Archives of American Art Journal (1974),

 

Sandra Kraskin

Pioneers of Abstract Art: American Abstract Artists, 1936 – 1996, exhibition catalog

Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, 1996


The New York Times

17 apr 1940

"Artists Denounce the Modern Museum "

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