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An American Choice: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection

Lieberman, William S., ed.
1981
167 pages
80 illustrations
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Director's Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Introduction
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

Checklist
Works Cited and Acknowledgments
Index

Met Art in Publication

The Builders, Fernand Léger  French, Oil on canvas
1920
Seated Man (Meditation), Jacques Lipchitz  American, born Lithuania, Bronze
1925
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
1919 and 1923
Gala Éluard, Max Ernst  French, born Germany, Oil on canvas
1924
Circus Horse, Joan Miró  Spanish, Tempera on canvas
1927
Man Seen by a Flower, Jean Arp  French, born Germany, Bronze
1958
Torso, Navel, Mustache-Flower, Jean Arp  French, born Germany, Oil on wood relief
1930
The Forest (Composition with Seven Figures and a Head), Alberto Giacometti  Swiss, Painted bronze
1950
Reclining Nude, Henry Moore  British, Bronze
1950
Storm Clouds, Arthur Dove  American, Wax emulsion on canvas in artist-made frame
1935
The Way, Mark Tobey  American, Tempera on cardboard
1944
The Blue Platter, Karl Knaths  American, Oil on canvas
1947
Penny Arcade Machine, Joseph Cornell  American, Box construction: wood, glass, mirror, and printed paper
1950
Untitled (Pharmacy), Joseph Cornell  American, Box construction: wood, glass, mirror, shells, sand, printed paper, coral, cork, feather, metal, and liquid
1952–53
Four Directions, Alexander Calder  American, Hanging mobile: painted aluminum and iron wire
1956
Soft Calendar for the Month of August, Claes Oldenburg  American, born Sweden, Acrylic on canvas filled with foam rubber
1962
Untitled, Milton Resnick  American, Oil, graphite, crayon, and charcoal on cardboard, mounted on Masonite
1945
Untitled, Willem de Kooning  American, born The Netherlands, Oil and charcoal on Masonite
ca. 1946
1947-H No. 1 (PH-265), Clyfford Still  American, Oil on canvas
1947
Study for "Athene", Jack Tworkov  American, born Poland, Watercolor on paper
1949
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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.