CONTENTS
FOREWORD: THE COLLECTIONS OF THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART7

by John Hay Whitney, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

PREFACE by René d'Harnoncourt, Director8
INTRODUCTION by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Director of the Museum Collections9
PAINTING, SCULPTURE, DRAWING, PRINT COLLECTIONS11

by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and William S. Lieberman

ARTISTS OF THE PEOPLE , 11
IMPRESSIONISM TRANSFORMED , 19.
IMPRESSIONISM REJECTED , 30.
THE IMPRESSIONIST TRADITION, 36.
SCULPTORS OF THE IMPRESSIONIST GENERATION , 40.
THE CLASSIC REACTION IN SCULPTURE, 42
THE FAUVE GENERATION , 46.
THE GERMAN EXPRESSIONISTS , 58
THE CUBIST GENERATION IN PARIS , 67
ITALIANS: THE OLDER GENERATION , 98.
FOUR SCULPTORS , 106.
AMERICAN PAINTERS: THE OLDER GENERATION, 110
PIONEERS OF ABSTRACT ART , 121
THREE FANTASTS , 128.
DADA AND SURREALISM , 137
SCULPTORS AND CONSTRUCTORS: THE MIDDLE GENERATION , 146
PORTRAITS , 152.
PROTEST AND SATIRE , 153.
AMERICAN SHARP FOCUS PAINTING , 160
RECENT ROMANTIC AND SURREALIST PAINTING , 164.
YOUNGER ARTISTS OF POST-WAR EUROPE , 170.
RENAISSANCE OF AMERICAN PRINTMAKING , 173.
RECENT AMERICAN ABSTRACT ART, 174.
DESIGNS FOR THE THEATRE , 182
PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION by Edward Steichen183
THE FILM LIBRARY by Richard Griffith199
THE DEVELOPMENT OF NARRATIVE , 201
THE FILM IN GERMANY , 204.
THE SOVIET FILM , 205.
THE AMERICAN FILM , 207.
THE FRENCH FILM AND THE SCANDINAVIAN FILM, 210
AVANT GARDE , 211.
THE FILM OF FACT AND OPINION , 212.
ANIMATION , 213
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN COLLECTIONS by Philip C. Johnson214
POSTERS AND TYPOGRAPHY , 229
THE MUSEUM COLLECTIONS: COMMITTEES AND DEPARTMENTS231
DONORS TO THE COLLECTIONS233
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDEX OF ARTISTS237

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