The William S. Paley Collection by William Rubin

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  • Art,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Architecture

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ISBN 100810961016
ISBN 109780810961012

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Verified Purchase The book is laid out in a very comfortably format. Begins with a clear history on William S. Paley. Quality photos of the individual works accompanied by significant insights on the artist and background history of that particular painting/5(4).

Aside from loans made to MoMA exhibitions, his The William S. Paley Collection book was seldom seen by the public until it was left to the William S. Paley Foundation for donation to the Museum. This edition was originally published in for a series of traveling exhibitions organized by MoMA.

more.4/5. This catalog of the Paley Collection, which now belongs to the Museum of Modern Art, attests to Paley's taste and judgment. The authors provide astute, scholarly, and well-documented commentary for many of the significant artworks in the collection.

Paley began his collecting in when he bought a : William Rubin. The William S. Paley Collection Hardcover – March 1, by William Rubin (Author), Matthew Armstrong (Author)Author: William Rubin, Matthew Armstrong. Aside from loans made to MoMA exhibitions, his collection was seldom seen by the public until it was left to the William S.

Paley Foundation for donation to the Museum. Originally published in for a series of traveling exhibitions organized by MoMA, this volume has been completely redesigned for this new edition.

William S. Paley, founder and guiding spirit of CBS, Inc. was a committed and enthusiastic collector and patron of the arts of this century. This volume illustrates and catalogues a highly personal collection of eighty-four paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings bequeathed to The Museum of Modern Art, and constitutes one of the most important transfers of privately owned art to a public.

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Paley library at Temple University, named for William S. Paley's father Philanthropy [ edit ] Encouraged by Paley's avid interest in modern art and his outstanding collection, Paley became a trustee of the Rockefeller family 's Museum of Modern Art in the s and, inwas tapped by then-chairman David Rockefeller to be its.

Stanley Mortimer, "Babe" Paley's son from her first marriage, works for William S. Paley, Inc., handling investments. "Billy is a free spirit," Mortimer says, "the kind that some people tried to.

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Paley's Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy was one of the most influential philosophical texts in late Enlightenment Britain.

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Paley, founder of CBS, Inc., and a towering figure in the modern entertainment, communication, and news industries, was an enthusiastic collector of twentieth-century art and a.

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The nearly page biography, composed from interviews, chronicles Mr. Paley’s start as the son of a Russian Jewish immigrant through his rise to the top after creating CBS television network.

Paley's treasured art collection made the apartment one of Manhattan's showplaces. The living room alone held Van Gogh's Washerwoman at Arles, Toulouse-Lautrec's Montmartre Madam, Bonnard's Still.

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Paley, founder of CBS, Inc., and a towering figure in the modern entertainment, communication and news industries, was also an enthusiastic collector of twentieth-century art and a committed supporter of The Museum of Modern Art.

The William S. Paley Collection is a highly personal one, built according to the dictates of private taste rather than to any more public concerns. As William Rubin notes in his preface to the catalogue accompanying the exhibition, in the middle s, when William Paley bought many of his.

William Paley believes in the existence of God and that through his watchmaker analogy in “Natural Theology” he can prove that there is an Intelligent Designer. David Hume addresses William Paley’s argument in “Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion” and argues Paley’s analogy is weak since Hume.

Barbara "Babe" Cushing Mortimer Paley (July 5, – July 6, ) was an American socialite and style icon, whose second husband was the founder of CBS, William S.

was known by the nickname "Babe" for most of her life. She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of. Babe and Bill’s daughter Kate privately published a collection of those photographs in The Original Bill Paley, a book that rarely hits the resale market, a copy of which is presently available on the Nick Harvill Libraries website.

[Postscript: it has since sold.]. BENTONVILLE, Ark.—Works by Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin, and Henri Matisse will debut at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Ma as the museum hosts The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for temporary exhibition, organized by The Museum of Modern Art in New York, features more than 60 works of art and includes paintings, drawings, and.

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I only read it because Nelson W. Aldrich Jr., in his fabulous book Old Money: The Mythology of Wealth in America, used Paley and this memoir as exemplars of a certain type of striving/5(3).

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As you examine it, you marvel at the intricately complex interweaving of its parts. The Paley Center for Media, formerly the Museum of Television & Radio (MT&R) and the Museum of Broadcasting, founded in by William S. Paley, is an American cultural institution in New York and Los Angeles dedicated to the discussion of the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

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Paley, the late founder and guiding spirit of CBS. The exhibition features more than 60 works of art, including paintings, drawings and sculpture, some of the most striking by French modern masters.

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