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This museum is a torpedo moving through time, its head the ever-advancing present, its tail the ever-receding past of 50 to 100 years ago.
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I am not afraid of death, but would not want to die in some obscure or pointless way.
January 28, 1902
August 15, 1981
Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr., known as Alfred H. Barr, Jr., was an American art historian and the first director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Cubism and abstract art (1936)
What is modern painting? (1943)
Art in Our Time
Picasso, fifty years of his art
Matisse, His Art and His Public (1951)
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