International Encounters: The Carnegie International and Contemporary Art 1896-1996
Pittsburgh, Penna. Carnegie Museum of Art, 1996. Softcover. BW illus. wraps, 176 pp., many BW illus. As New. Item #143273
Outlines the century-long history of the Carnegie International exhibitions, with essays approaching the topic chronologically. Written by Vicky A. Clark, Kenneth Neal, Lois Marie Fink, Susan Platt, Bruce Altshuler, and Kay Larson, and many archival and artistic photos and illustrations. Contents as follows: Work in progress : history and the Carnegie International / Vicky A. Clark -- Mr. Carnegie's wise extravagance : the founding of the International / Kenneth Neal -- An American salon in Pittsburgh : the Carnegie International in the John W. Beatty Years, 1896-1921 / Lois Marie Fink -- Gambling, fencing, and camouflage : Homer Saint-Gaudens and the Carnegie International, 1922-1950 / Susan Platt -- "The modern world is our business" : the Carnegie International in the Gordon Bailey Washburn years, 1950-1962 / Bruce Altshuler -- Taking the walls off the mansion of modernism : the Carnegie International, 1964-1995 / Kay Larson.