Art Wars! The Founding of the Met, MoMA and Whitney

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History, Virtual

Age Group:

Adults
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After the Civil War, stewards of our young nation sought to develop artists with talent to rival that of Old Europe.

 

Discover how the keepers of our first cultural collections defined art and decided what would or would not hang within their walls, in the process competing with each other and the highbrow institutions of overseas.