The World Opened Wide, 20th Century Russian Women Artists from the Collection of Thomas P. Whitney '37. Jill Meredith, Darra Goldstein.

The World Opened Wide, 20th Century Russian Women Artists from the Collection of Thomas P. Whitney '37

Amherst, MA: Trustees of Amherst College, 2001. 0914337238. This book is inscribed with a birthday wish on the title page and signed "Tom and Faye." Without the last names I can only conjecture that it was Thomas P. Whitney and Faye DeWitt, organizer and presenter of this exhibition. First edition. 4to Wraps. Bottom front corner a tiny bit bumped otherwise fine condition. Item #205
ISBN: 0914337238

Catalogue for an exhibition at the Mead Art Museum, Amherst College from March 2- May 13, 2001 which included pieces by Alexandra Exter (1882-1979), Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962), Elena Guro (1877-1913), Nina Kogan (1887-1942), Luibov Popova (1889-1924), Olga Rozanova (1886-1918), Varvara Stepanova (1894-1958), and Marianne von Werefkin (1860-1938). Biographical sketch of the collector of these works by Stanley Rabinowitz. Essay on the Feminist Polemic of the Russian Avant-Garde by Jill Meredith Essay on The War Prints of natalia Goncharova and Olga Rozanova by Sonya Bekkerman.

Thomas P. Whitney who was born in Toledo, Ohio (home of Frogtown Books, Inc.) He attended Amherst College and Columbia University, studying Russian history and literature. He is best known for translating the work of Nobel Prize winning author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. He also translated Pyotr Grigorenko's Memoirs and Yuri Orlov's Dangerous Thoughts.

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