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The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman

Maine Antique Digest
August 5, 2016
A current exhibition at the New-York Historical Society has taken on a subject that art museums have all but ignored: the role of folk art in art history. The exhibition and accompanying book, Making it Modern: The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman, present an extraordinary collection of folk art assembled in the first quarter of the 20th century by Modernist sculptor Elie Nadelman and his wife, Viola. They shed light on the history of collecting folk art while posing questions about its future. - See more at: Read more…
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