Minutes of meeting of Group of 8

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gussbern
Creators:
Gussow, Bernard, 1881-1957
Dates:
1919 Dec. 31
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Pages
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Handwritten minutes of a "Meeting of the 8 men not hung at the Luxembourg ... held at 54 Charles St. - at 8." The group was organized to protest their exclusion from the Exposition d'Artistes de L'Ecole Américaine, held at the Luxembourg Museum, 1919. "Present: Bouché, Gussow, Maurer, Stella, Weber and Zorach. Weber gave a complete report of the meeting of the Luxembourg Committee stating that he had denounced the duplicity of the managing officers, urging the immediate return of the paintings thus excluded, and demanding a public apology on the part of the commmittee to the men not hung etc.. The meeting adjourned after a toast was drunk to modern art at 10:30 - New Years Eve." [Inadvertently microfilmed as Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers.]

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3090 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown.

Other Title
Other Title
Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers (microfilm title)

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maurer, Alfred Henry, 1868-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weber, Max, 1881-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zorach, William, 1887-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exposition d'artistes de l'école Américaine (1919 : Paris, France) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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