TITLE

Life magazine and the Abstract Expressionists, 1948-51: A historiographic study of late Bohemian enterprise

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Bradford R.
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun91, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the relationship between "Life" magazine and the emerging Abstract Expressionists during the years 1948-1951 and analyzes the various motives behind the long-standing endeavor to mythicize those relations. "Life" magazine's tolerance and support for modern art as seen through its educational articles on the tradition's roots and methods; Why "Life" is frequently cited for its insensitive antagonism to them; 1949 article on Jackson Pollock.
ACCESSION #
9107290456

 

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