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20th-century American sculpture in the White House garden
Finn, David, 1921-
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New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2000.
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142 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
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Includes index.
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NB212 .F56 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize

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An overview of 20th century American sculpture, as seen at eight exhibitions in the Jacqueline Kennedy garden at the White House. The book features work by Isamu, Noguchi, Georgia O'Keeffe, Alexander Calder, Allan Houser and Martin Puryear.

Author Notes

David Finn is a sculptor. He's had numerous solo exhibitions in New York, London, Milan, and Hong Kong. Finn is the recipient of fellowship grants from the Bemis Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, North Carolina Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

Finn has taught sculpture at Wake Forest University since 1987 and is the Rubin Fellow in the Arts.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Hillary Rodham ClintonBetty C. MonkmanIris CantorDavid Finn
Forewordp. 7
The Setting: the Jacqueline Kennedy Gardenp. 13
Prefacep. 21
The Sculptures: Through My Camera Lensp. 23
Exhibition 1 Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden University of Nebraska, Lincoln, October 1994p. 25
Exhibition 2 The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, April 1995p. 36
Exhibition 3 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 1995p. 49
Exhibition 4 The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, October 1996p. 60
Exhibition 5 National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., September 1997p. 72
Exhibition 6 The Heard Museum, Phoenix, "Honoring Native America," October 1997p. 84
Exhibition 7 Brooklyn Museum of Art, "Inspired by Rodin," November 1998p. 96
Exhibition 8 The Denver Art Museum, "The View From Denver," October 1999p. 109
List of Lending Institutionsp. 123
Biographical Index of Artistsp. 125