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ONLINE: Eye on Modernism: The Ford, Rockefeller, and Whitney Families of America   

Two of the most interesting and astonishing facts to contemplate is that Modern Art Museums were founded in America during The Depression and the founders of These Museums were women! Yes, Women! This lecture focuses on the Heroic men and women who went against the tide of a conservative cultural and political climate that looked down at Modern Artists as useless if not outright harmful to Americans. They held that “Art is part of life for all living and creative peoples and that it has a role to play in negotiating difficult times.”

 

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