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Martica Sawin: Playing with Fire: Direct Metal Sculpture in the 1950s

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Critic and art historian Martica Sawin was Art History Department Chair at Parsons School of Design, 1967-1995; founder of Parsons in Paris; contributing editor ARTS; NY Correspondent for Art International, 1950s and ‘60s. Publications include: Surrealism in Exile and the Beginning of the New York School; Alan Gussow: A Painter’s Nature; Yves Tanguy; Wolf Kahn, Landscape Painter; monographs on artists such as Gordon Onslow Ford, Leon Kelly, Nell Blaine, and S.W. Hayter.

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