Masters of Popular Painting (1st Edition) - Hardcover
Published in 1938, this rare book from MoMA Publications is in near mint condition and available in extremely limited quantities. Each book from this special selection has been stored for decades. MoMA’s publications program has been an integral part of the Museum’s mission since its founding in 1929. These award-winning MoMA exhibition- and collection-related titles are renowned for their high production values. Please note that the cover photo is for reference only and does not reflect the actual condition of the book being sold.
Rare publication, first printing. This exhibition catalogue documents MoMA’s 1938 show “Masters of Popular Painting,” which, at the time, was one of the largest and most comprehensive catalogue that the Museum had published. It contains not only illustrations of the works shown in the exhibition, but also a biography of each painter represented in the exhibition. Essays by Jean Cassou, Maximilien Gauthier, Holger Cahill and Dorothy Miller are a featured.