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By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

This quantity takes us on a travel of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's American Wing, which homes a set of yankee work, ornamental arts, richly offered interval rooms, and architectural screens. the great survey starts off with colonial portraiture after which strains the emergence and improvement of a countrywide positive arts culture. There are masterpieces of portray, sculpture, and drawing in addition to beautiful examples of yank furnishings, silver, glass, ceramics and textiles. Architectural displays comprise the exceptional marble facade of the department financial institution of the us and the lounge of a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie-style condo.

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48 left: Isaac Soyer. Employment Agency. 1937. canvas, 34i/i x 45". Collection of Whitney American Art, New York. Oil on Museum of Purchase below: Berta MaxpixxMcs. Mine Disaster. 1942. Bronze, 223/, X 291/8 X 121/4". Collection of Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Purchase Artistic Expressions of much Humanitarian Concern A modern industrial problems from those of a feudal, agrarian society. The regulation of a complex economy, the conduct of international relations, the fair administration of justice; these functions must seem unreal to people living in a state of peonage.

He was fascinated by the from a thousand signs, its capacity- to express the search for fun by millions drawn like moths to an electric fire in mid-Manhattan. Later, in 1942, the Dutch abstractionist Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) surrendered to tion of a great light Broadway's glitter with a sparkling canvas, Broadway Boogie Woogie. As we can see, Tobey's painting is "written" in light, a sort of neon script that blurs into a white haze in the center of the picture. Mondrian saw the Great White Way as a musical composition, but the restrictions of the rectangle did not permit Tobey's freedom of description.

We have seen how one of the personal hovers over the whole composition. functions of art and 28 all its —now — as in the past is the confrontation of illness and death associated feelings. Ob\'iously. art cannot postpone death, but it -'V=-Jfe IS^A ^I^i w^^'-. ' i ^^Si^^ •/«( can help us to face the experience and understand process. In dealing with our most terrible fears helping us to see SPIRITUAL We life clearly it as part of the living and aversions, art may be and whole. een religious art and an art Religious art usually expresses collective ideas about relation to a divine source.

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