Modern Babel : a study of confusion in the art world : typescript, Howard Devree, 1947 /

Devree, Howard, b. 1891 d. 1966
Art critic
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: An unpublished typescript analyzing the phenomenon of modern art, especially in the U.S., as it has affected the artist, the public, and the art world in general. Devree dwells particularly on what he sees as a lack of understanding and cooperation between these groups.

Biographical/Historical Note: Howard Devree was an art critic for THE NEW YORK TIMES.

Donated 1970 by Mrs. Howard Devree, widow of Howard Devree.

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