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A position paper directed to revitalizing a fine modern tradition / by Ed Garman, 1993

A position paper directed to revitalizing a fine modern tradition / by Ed Garman, 1993

Garman, Ed, 1914-2004

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 58 p.

Summary: Garman creates a model for the search for the ideal in modern art. He examines the work and ideas of artists Robert Delaunay, Wassily Kandinsky, Frantisek Kupka, Kasimir Malevich, and Piet Mondrian as examples of artist-prophets who achieved the ideal in painting and who transcended the merely physical in art. Without mentioning the "Transcendental Painting Group," of which Garman has long been a member, he establishes their position on art and links it to the ideals of these past modernists.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer, and member of Transcendental Painting Group. Born 1914.

Provenance

Donated by art dealer Martin Diamond, 1993.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4994 (fr. 1058-1122) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

A position paper directed to revitalizing a fine modern tradition / by Ed Garman, 1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.