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The Cone Collection of Baltimore - Maryland: Catalogue of Paintings - Drawings - Sculpture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (First Edition)

The Cone Collection of Baltimore - Maryland: Catalogue of Paintings - Drawings - Sculpture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (First Edition)

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The Cone Collection of Baltimore - Maryland: Catalogue of Paintings - Drawings - Sculpture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (First Edition)

by George Boas (foreword)

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Baltimore: Etta Cone, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. From the collection of noted Baltimore Museum of Art curator Brenda Richardson, with a typescript gift inscription card to Richardson laid in, "BRENDA, / I THOUGHT YOU SHOULD HAVE A PRISTINE COPY OF THIS. / HAPPY 20TH! / WENDY T."

One of the most distinguished art curators and historians of the twentieth century, Brenda Richardson began her career at the University Art Museum in Berkeley (1964-1975), and went on to become the chief curator at the Baltimore Museum Art between 1975 and 1998. An unapologetic champion of contemporary art, she curated well over 70 major exhibitions for the BMA, the high spots being notable stagings for Frank Stella, Brice Marden, Barnett Newman, and Bruce Nauman. She also curated the 1985 exhibition of the Cone Collection, the BMA's prized centerpiece, which contains over 3000 works, including 600 pieces by Matisse, as well as work by Picasso, Cezanne, Gauguin, and others. She has authored and contributed to dozens of books on contemporary art, and John Waters, one of the most significant thinkers in the world of contemporary art, considers Richardson to be his mentor.

Fine and unread with no dust jacket as issued, housed in a Near Fine slipcase. Slipcase with light rubbing and slight indentation to top edge of front board.

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Title
The Cone Collection of Baltimore - Maryland: Catalogue of Paintings - Drawings - Sculpture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (First Edition)
Author
George Boas (foreword)
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First Edition
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Etta Cone
Place of Publication
Baltimore
Date Published
1934
Keywords
Art Books | Maryland and Regional
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