TITLE

Monument Men

AUTHOR(S)
Getlein, Frank
PUB. DATE
June 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;6/11/62, Vol. 146 Issue 24, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial park in Washington D.C. Information that arrangement of dressed rocks still exerts a powerful spell and most of that spell comes from the proportions and layout of the great fragments themselves; Preference of the Fine Arts Commission for Roman or modified Roman in art and architecture alike; Abstraction of the vital elements of the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials; Reference to peripatetic political philosophy; Fact that the sculptor has reached the point at which the utmost simplicity can convey everything.
ACCESSION #
9947679

 

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