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Robert Gwathmey writings, [ca. 1960]

Gwathmey, Robert, 1903-1988



Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (7 p. on partial microfim reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D245 available 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

Robert Gwathmey writings, [ca. 1960]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.