Artists' Sessions At Studio 35 (1950)
by Robert Goodnough
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Artists’ Sessions at Studio 35 (1950) offers intimate insight into the thinking of many of the twentieth century’s pioneering American abstract artists. The slim volume documents the salon sessions at 35 East Eighth Street in Greenwich Village on April 21–23, 1950, where the goal, as defined by sculptor Richard Lippold, was simply “to learn from conversation with my confreres.” As the book reveals, the discussions that took place predicated on obvious shared respect, curiosity, and exploration.
The book’s editor, Robert Goodnough, was studying for a master’s degree in art education at New York University when artists William Baziotes, David Hare, Robert Motherwell, and Mark Rothko ran a public lecture series under the auspices of their cooperative school, Subjects of the Artist. The series ran from 1948 to
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