Musée d'Orsay: John Quinn – Modern Art Collector: Principal Collector and Lender at the Armory Show

John Quinn – Modern Art Collector: Principal Collector and Lender at the Armory Show

John Quinn – Modern Art Collector: Principal Collector and Lender at the Armory Show

Just as America was waking up to modern art, the wealthy, influential and enterprising New York lawyer, John Quinn (1870-1924), spent his entire fortune supporting avant-garde artists for half a century. Today, his pioneering role is largely unacknowledged, despite the fact that he was the most significant lender and purchaser of the works at the Armory Show. We will examine the French works in his collection.


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Fri 6 December 2013 - 15h50
Musée d'Orsay
Auditorium niveau -2

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