Robert Gwathmey writings, [ca. 1960]

Gwathmey, Robert, b. 1903 d. 1988
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 3 items (7 p. on partial microfim reel)

Collection Summary: Two brief essays by Gwathmey entitled, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and "Art for Art's Sake?" which, respectively, elaborate on the necessity in art to balance intellectual and intuitive tendencies, and, on the various philosophical and formal elements of painting as reflected in stylistic currents. Also included is a draft of a letter to "Dear Floyd," which touches on similar themes.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, serigrapher, teacher; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1966 by Robert Gwathmey.

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