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An American Choice: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection

Lieberman, William S., ed.
167 pages
80 illustrations
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Director's Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

William S. Lieberman

Ten European Artists (1916–1950)
William S. Lieberman

Six American Artists (1935–1962)
William S. Lieberman

The New American Painting and Sculpture (1945–1963)
William S. Lieberman

Ten Works on Paper
William S. Lieberman, Lisa M. Messinger

Costumes and Accessories
Stella Blum

Primitive Art
Douglas Newton, Julie Jones, Kate Ezra

Works Cited and Acknowledgments

Met Art in Publication

The Builders, Fernand Léger  French, Oil on canvas
Fernand Léger
Seated Man (Meditation), Jacques Lipchitz  American, born Lithuania, Bronze
Jacques Lipchitz
Plan of Love, Kurt Schwitters  German, Cut and torn pasted papers, cellophane, tempera, nails, fabric, ink, and graphite, mounted on illustration and fiber boards, with artist-made wood frame
Kurt Schwitters
1919 and 1923
Gala Éluard, Max Ernst  French, born Germany, Oil on canvas
Max Ernst
Circus Horse, Joan Miró  Spanish, Tempera on canvas
Joan Miró
Man Seen by a Flower, Jean Arp  French, born Germany, Bronze
Jean Arp
Torso, Navel, Mustache-Flower, Jean Arp  French, born Germany, Oil on wood relief
Jean Arp
The Forest (Composition with Seven Figures and a Head), Alberto Giacometti  Swiss, Painted bronze
Alberto Giacometti
Reclining Nude, Henry Moore  British, Bronze
Henry Moore
Storm Clouds, Arthur Dove  American, Wax emulsion on canvas in artist-made frame
Arthur Dove
The Way, Mark Tobey  American, Tempera on cardboard
Mark Tobey
The Blue Platter, Karl Knaths  American, Oil on canvas
Karl Knaths
Penny Arcade Machine, Joseph Cornell  American, Box construction: wood, glass, mirror, and printed paper
Joseph Cornell
Untitled (Pharmacy), Joseph Cornell  American, Box construction: wood, glass, mirror, shells, sand, printed paper, coral, cork, feather, metal, and liquid
Joseph Cornell
Four Directions, Alexander Calder  American, Hanging mobile: painted aluminum and iron wire
Alexander Calder
Soft Calendar for the Month of August, Claes Oldenburg  American, born Sweden, Acrylic on canvas filled with foam rubber
Claes Oldenburg
Untitled, Milton Resnick  American, Oil, graphite, crayon, and charcoal on cardboard, mounted on Masonite
Milton Resnick
Untitled, Willem de Kooning  American, born The Netherlands, Oil and charcoal on Masonite
Willem de Kooning
ca. 1946
1947-H No. 1 (PH-265), Clyfford Still  American, Oil on canvas
Clyfford Still
Study for "Athene", Jack Tworkov  American, born Poland, Watercolor on paper
Jack Tworkov
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Lieberman, William S., and Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), eds. 1981. An American Choice: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.