Alfred Barr

Alfred Barr

The non-geometric biomorphic forms of Arp and Miro and Moore are definitely in the ascendant. The formal tradition of Gauguin, Fauvism and Expressionism will probably dominate for some time to come the tradition of Cezanne and Cubism.More Alfred Barr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As a movement Cubism had consistently stopped short of complete abstraction. Heretics such as Delaunay had painted pure abstractions but in so doing had deserted Cubism.More Alfred Barr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The historical museum has to be very conservative and careful in its choices. The modern museum, on the other hand, has to be audacious, to take chances. It has to consider the probability that it would be wrong in a good many cases and take the consequences later.More Alfred Barr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The primary purpose of the Museum is to help people enjoy, understand, and use the visual arts of our time.More Alfred Barr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes in the history of art it is possible to describe a period or a generation of artists as having been obsessed by a particular problem.More Alfred Barr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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