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The William S. Paley collection

The Museum of Modern Art

The William S. Paley collection

by The Museum of Modern Art

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Published by Museum of Modern Art, Distributed by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901- -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
    • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art -- Private collections -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam Rubin, Matthew Armstrong.
      ContributionsRubin, William Stanley., Armstrong, Matthew., Paley, William S. 1901-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6447 .M88 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1569890M
      LC Control Number91061563

      Barbara "Babe" Cushing Mortimer Paley (July 5, – July 6, ) was an American socialite and style icon, whose second husband was the founder of CBS, William S. was known by the nickname "Babe" for most of her life. She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of . Babe and Bill’s daughter Kate privately published a collection of those photographs in The Original Bill Paley, a book that rarely hits the resale market, a copy of which is presently available on the Nick Harvill Libraries website. [Postscript: it has since sold.].

        BENTONVILLE, Ark.—Works by Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin, and Henri Matisse will debut at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Ma as the museum hosts The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for temporary exhibition, organized by The Museum of Modern Art in New York, features more than 60 works of art and includes paintings, drawings, and . Get this from a library! The William S. Paley collection: a taste for modernism. [William Rubin; Matthew Armstrong; William S Paley; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),] -- "William S. Paley, founder of CBS, Inc., and a towering figure in the development of entertainment and communications industries, was also a committed collector and patron of modern art.

        In , Time magazine voted her the world’s second best dressed woman after Wallis Simpson. In and Babe appeared on the best-dressed-list again. Upon her second marriage in to William S. Paley, she left her job at Vogue. Apartment at the St. Regis. Babe set about to cultivate and create a picture-perfect social world. William S. Paley was President of CBS. From the guide to the William S. Paley Letters, , (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) William S. Paley was born on Septem in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania in


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Aside from loans made to MoMA exhibitions, his collection was seldom seen by the public until it was left to the William S. Paley Foundation for donation to the Museum. This edition was originally published in for a series of traveling exhibitions organized by MoMA.

more.4/5. This catalog of the Paley Collection, which now belongs to the Museum of Modern Art, attests to Paley's taste and judgment. The authors provide astute, scholarly, and well-documented commentary for many of the significant artworks in the collection. Paley began his collecting in when he bought a : William Rubin.

The William S. Paley Collection Hardcover – March 1, by William Rubin (Author), Matthew Armstrong (Author)Author: William Rubin, Matthew Armstrong. Aside from loans made to MoMA exhibitions, his collection was seldom seen by the public until it was left to the William S. Paley Foundation for donation to the Museum.

Originally published in for a series of traveling exhibitions organized by MoMA, this volume has been completely redesigned for this new edition.

William S. Paley, founder and guiding spirit of CBS, Inc. was a committed and enthusiastic collector and patron of the arts of this century. This volume illustrates and catalogues a highly personal collection of eighty-four paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings bequeathed to The Museum of Modern Art, and constitutes one of the most important transfers of privately owned art to a public.

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