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Open letter to Roland L. Redmond, President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Open letter to Roland L. Redmond, President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Redmond, Roland Livingston

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Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Painters Jimmy Ernst, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, William Baziotes, Hans Hofmann, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Richard Pousette-Dart, Theodore Stamos, Ad Reinhardt, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Bradley Walker Tomlin, Willem de Kooning, Hedda Sterne, James Brooks, Weldon Kees, Fritz Bultman and sculptors Herbert Ferber, David Smith, Ibram Lassaw, Mary Callery, Day Schnabel, Seymour Lipton, Peter Grippe, Theodore Roszak, David Hare and Louise Bourgeois signed this letter in protest against the "monster national exhibition" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition was American Painters, 1900-1950.

Creator: Redmond, Roland Livingston

Forms part of: Hedda Sterne papers, 1939-1977

Digital ID: 9959