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Curator Jennifer Gross on the Société Anonyme

Follow @yaleARTbooks Following the post on the exhibition catalog, a Q&A with Jennifer Gross, Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery and editor of The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America. What specifically prompted Dreier and Duchamp to found the Société Anonyme?  What

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Société Anonyme

Follow @yaleARTbooks In 1920, three luminaries of the American art world—Katherine Dreier, Marcel Duchamp, and Man Ray, founded Société Anonyme. Frustrated by America’s indifference and frequent hostility to its artists, Dreier and Duchamp sought to cultivate a community of American modern artists that would inspire, through exhibitions, lectures, and eventually

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Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Follow @yaleARTbooks The exhibition Matisse: In Search of True Painting explores Matisse’s practice of producing pairs of paintings, and the ways in which this practice influenced his development as artist.  Academically trained, Matisse learned composition and technique by copying older master paintings. This practice was not considered an empty, rote

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Notes from the Field: Yale University Art Gallery Gala

Follow @yaleARTbooks Congratulations to the Yale University Art Gallery!  The brilliantly expanded Gallery formally opened to the public last Wednesday, December 12th, to wide and universal acclaim; doubly covered in the New York Times, art critic Holland Cotter asserts that the museum is now “a destination.”   The Boston Globe’s Sebastian

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Joshua Chuang on Robert Adams’ Bibliography of Photography

“I like to think of the way people encounter pictures in books—by themselves, in quiet, at length.” —Robert Adams Joshua Chuang, Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Yale University Art Gallery and co-organizer of the traveling retrospective exhibition of the work of Robert Adams, writes on the gallery’s publication history

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Audio Art: Curator John Stuart Gordon on Modern American Decorative Arts

Americans living in the first decades of the twentieth century felt they inhabited a modern age – a spirit of excitement and experimentation transforming the world around them. Our recently-published book, A Modern World draws upon the renowned collection of American decorative arts at the Yale University Art Gallery to

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Happy International Museum Day!

Around every May 18, the International Council of Museums organizes International Museum Day; this year’s theme is Museum and Memory. Because we at YUP admire our museum publishing partners and their contributions to a global society, here are some exhibitions on view now around the world, with books available from

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