Presentation Title

Looking Eastward: Moscow's Influence on Alfred Barr's Modernism, 1927-1935

Presenter's Name(s)

Isabel Steele Bailey, UVMFollow

Abstract

This is a presentation on my thesis research during the past two years on Alfred Barr--the first director of The Museum of Modern Art--and the influence his trip to Moscow in 1927-28 had on his understanding of modernism and his organization of the museum.

Primary Faculty Mentor Name

Ian Grimmer

Faculty/Staff Collaborators

Ian Grimmer (Thesis Advisor)

Status

Undergraduate

Student College

College of Arts and Sciences

Program/Major

European Studies

Primary Research Category

Arts & Humanities

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Looking Eastward: Moscow's Influence on Alfred Barr's Modernism, 1927-1935

This is a presentation on my thesis research during the past two years on Alfred Barr--the first director of The Museum of Modern Art--and the influence his trip to Moscow in 1927-28 had on his understanding of modernism and his organization of the museum.