Paul-Manship

by Rand, Harry.

Format: Print Book 1989
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q NB237.M3 A4 1989
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Oversize
 
Call Number  q NB237.M3 A4 1989
 
 
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Once hailed as the patron saint of Art Deco--a movement he did not endorse--American sculptor Paul Manship (1885-1966) has slid into relative obscurity, his archaic revivalism dismissed by many critics as kitsch. Most casual viewers of his colossal bronze Prometheus Fountain in New York's Rockefeller Center or his dashing statue of Theodore Roosevelt set on an island in the Potomac may not know the sculptor's identity. A retrospective exhibit, which opens this month at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art and is scheduled to tour the country, aims to give the full credit due to the Minnesota-born sculptor, who is said to have posssessed ``formal originality almost without peer.'' This lavishly illustrated companion volume to the exhibit features his dramatic, Art Deco-ish Flight of Night , bronzes of Abe Lincoln, mythological figures, as well as figurines of birds, deer and other animals that will strike some as his most sincere and unpretentious works. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Manship, Paul, -- 1885-1966 -- Exhibitions.
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.
Publisher Washington :Published for the National Museum of American Art by the Smithsonian Institution Press,1989
Contributors Manship, Paul, 1885-1966.
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Language English
Notes Includes index.
"Published for the exhibition, The art of Paul Manship, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 17 February-4 July 1989... [and others]"--Verso t.p.
Description 214 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Bibliography: pages 198-207.
ISBN 0874748348 (alk. paper)
0874748070 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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