The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made
At a time when American millionaires and institutions invested only in European art, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney took the risk of collecting and showing the paintings of American contemporary artists. In 1931, the institution called The Whitney Museum of American Art was officially born. After Gertrude's death in 1943, her daughter Flora took the helm, which she in turn pa...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 17th 1999 by Arcade Publishing
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