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Published by Harvard Univ Art Museum .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 1904-1998,
  • Biography,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Connecticut,
  • Correspondence,
  • Orswell, Lois,,
  • Sculptors,
  • United States,
  • Art

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsFogg Art Museum (Corporate Author), Harvard University Art Museums (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12212133M
ISBN 10189177123X
ISBN 109781891771231

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Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art [Cohn, Marjorie B., Smith, David, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art5/5(2).   Lois Orswell (–) was a pioneering collector of abstract expressionist art and modern sculpture. She was notable not only for the quality of her acquisitions but also for her exceptional position as a woman collector at a time when men dominated the art world. This work contains the correspondence between art collector Lois Orswell and artist David Smith, shedding light on the sculptor's personality and career. It also tells the history of the Orswell Collection, which numbers over objects and is housed at the Harvard University Art Museums. Lois Orswell (–) was a pioneering collector of abstract expressionist art and modern sculpture. She was notable not only for the quality of her acquisitions but also for her exceptional position as a woman collector at a time when men dominated the art world.

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  Knoedler & Company. 19 East 70th Street, Manhattan. Through Jan. 24 ''Passionate and obstinate'' about art, as she described herself, Lois Orswell of .   Buy Lois Orswell, David Smith and Modern Art by Marjorie B. Cohn, Sarah B. Kianovsky from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:   She is the author of Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, published by Yale University Press. Jean Sutherland Boggs, now retired, was formerly director of the National Gallery of Canada, professor of fine arts at Harvard University, and director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.3/5(1). Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, showcases approximately works from Orswell’s collection of more than European and American modernist paintings, sculptures, and drawings, as well as classical Asian, and African sculptures. The Exhibition will feature works from the Lois Orswell Collection as a cohesive group for the first time.