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Art outlook, 1943-1949


Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel

Summary: This microfilm collection of Art Outlook consists of forty-three issues of the monthly arts newsletter. Newsletters contain exhibition reviews, discussions of national and local art issues such as legislation and exhibition policies, articles on artists, and listings of gallery and museum exhibitions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art Outlook was a monthly arts newsletter edited by Dorothy Grafly and published by Philip Ragan Associates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It ran from January 8, 1943 through the summer of 1949. In October, 1949, Grafly became publisher as well as editor and changed the name to Art in Focus . There were generally nine issues a year.


Lent for microfilming 1990 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of Art in Focus, 1949-1980.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Philadelphia Museum of Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4398 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Art outlook, 1943-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.