Art in Wartime

Mccausland, Elizabeth
May 1944
New Republic;5/15/44, Vol. 110 Issue 20, p676
Discusses the condition of the art during the World War II in the U.S. Declaration by American museum directors that museums operations would be maintained during the war; Concerns over growing decentralization of art in the U.S.; Effects of Americanism on the art in the U.S.; Information on the public and private patronage of the art in the war years; Comments on the economic structure of museums; Information on the financial reports of several museums; Description of attendance at various museums; Importance of art activities which serve as ambassadors of good will to foreign countries.


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