Stanton MacDonald-Wright a retrospective exhibition, 1911-1970. by Stanton Macdonald-Wright

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  • Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, -- 1890-1973.

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Statement[Presented by] the UCLA Art Galleries [and] the Grunwald Graphic Arts Foundation, Nov. 16 through Dec. 20, 1970.
ContributionsUCLA Art Galleries., Grunwald Graphic Arts Foundation.
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Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
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Stanton Macdonald-Wright, (born July 8,Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.—died AugPacific Palisades, California), painter and teacher who, with Morgan Russell, founded the movement known as Synchromism about Synchromism proclaimed colour to be the basis of expression in painting, and, although the movement was short-lived, it proved to be the first abstract art.

Stanton Macdonald-Wright () was one of America’s leading modernist painters and an early pioneer of abstract art. Born in Virginia and raised in southern California, he enrolled at the Art Students League in Los Angeles as a precocious thirteen-year-old.

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Author Van Dine was born on Octoin Charlottesville, Virginia. His younger brother named Stanton Macdonald-Wright was a well-known painter and the co-founder of Synchromism, a modern art school. Van Dine and Stanton were brought up by their parents, Annie Van Vranken and Archibald Davenport Wright, in Santa Monica, California.

The original catalogue (Macdonald-Wright, S. Santa Monica Library Murals. Los Angeles: Angelus Press, ) is part of the Main Library's California reference collection.

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Biography of Stanton Macdonald-Wright Born to Archibald Davenport Wright and Annie van Vranken, Stanton MacDonald-Wright was named after women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, whom his mother greatly admired. The family lived comfortably in Santa Monica, where his father ran a beachfront ality: American.

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It also introduced new color theory and musicality from Europe, influencing avant-garde artists in New York and Los Angeles. Summary: An interview of Stanton Macdonald-Wright conducted Apr. Sept. 16, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Macdonald-Wright discusses his work on the Federal Art Project under the Works Progress Administration. Stanton Macdonald-Wright () created one of the most extensive mural cycles in Southern California at the Santa Monica Public Library in the mid’s.

Covering over 2, square feet of wall, and including figures, it amazed visitors when it was unveiled on Aug As a public health precaution due to COVID (coronavirus), all Smithsonian museums are closed temporarily and all public programs, events, and tours are canceled through July : Macdonald-Wright himself vacillated during this decade between a romantic desire to instill an aesthetic enlightenment to parallel the economic boom around him and a grim awareness that no audience existed for his intricately conceived artistic agenda.

Regarding his relocation, Stanton wrote to Alfred Stieglitz. Stanton MacDonald-Wright (American, ) on the left lower corner, x in. (24 x 19 cm), Stanton MacDonald-Wright was an American painter who co-founded the avant-garde Synchromism movement with his friend Morgan Russell.

Synchromism simply means with color as symphony means with sound, the artist said. Stanton Macdonald-Wright.

19 records. Include records without images. About this artist. Cofounder of synchromism and one of the most influential artists in Southern California, Stanton MacdonaldWright was raised in Santa Monica and studied art as a teenager with Joseph Greenbaum ( ) and at the Art Students League of Los Angeles with.

Brother Stanton Macdonald-Wright S. Van Dine (also styled S.S. Van Dine [2]) is the pseudonym used by American art critic Willard Huntington Wright (Octo – Born: Willard Huntington Wright, Octo.

Stanton Macdonald Wright () was one of the most prolific and important modernist artists and co-creator of the Synchronist movement. This is an original pencil drawing by.

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Jointly founded in by the American painters Stanton Macdonald-Wright and Morgan Russell, Synchromism existed in relative obscurity for many years. Enjoying comparatively minimal popular awareness or scholarly attention, it has often been mislabeled as merely a derivative corollary to the work of other, better-known painters of the time.

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See more ideas about Abstract, Painting and Abstract art pins. Painted inStill-Life Synchromy epitomizes Stanton Macdonald-Wright’s fully developed synchromist g “with color,” synchromism was jointly founded in by Stanton Macdonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. As these American painters were its only official practioners, synchromism existed as a formal movement for only a little more than a year.

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Free shipping for many products. The earliest extended discussion of Synchromism appeared in the book Modern Painting: Its Tendency and Meaning () by Willard Huntington Wright. Wright was a literary editor and art critic and the brother of Stanton Macdonald-Wright, and the book was secretly co-authored by Stanton.

Stanton Macdonald-Wright Oriental Synchromy in Blue-Green,Macdonald-Wright Although some might insist that drawing--simple eye-hand coordination--is the most difficult area of art to master, most artists would probably insist otherwise. In Stanton MacDonald-Wright and his colleague Morgan Russell invented the term Synchromy to refer to their experiments in making abstract compositions whose primary emphasis was on color.

Although both artists were inspired by Cubism, they set out to reassert the importance of color in relationship to line in the creation of form. Summary: Correspondence with Stanton Macdonald-Wright,regarding Birren's book on color expression. Also included is a photocopy of Macdonald-Wright's A TREATISE ON COLOR,and 2 Macdonald-Wright exhibition announcements.

Stanton Macdonald Wright, painter, writer and lecturer, was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on July 8, When he was ten years of age his family relocated to Santa Monica, California. Stanton studied art at the Art Students’ League of Los Angeles but moved to Paris in to continue his studies and immerse himself in the bohemian lifestyle.

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A problem child, Stanton ran away from home on a windjammer. When his father became manager of the Arcadia Hotel on the coast at Santa Monica, he moved with his family to California in For a full book description and order.

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