‘The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman’ Review: Shaping the Artist

Publisher: 
The Wall Street Journal
Date: 
June 8, 2016
The Polish-born, quintessentially American sculptor Elie Nadelman (1882-1946) considered his European and American folk art collection, which he amassed with his wife, the American heiress Viola Spiess Flannery, to be his greatest work of art...That connection between Nadelman’s collection and his own masterly, sometimes whimsical and pared-down, nearly abstract sculptural figures is the subject of “The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” an enlightening and thoroughly enjoyable show at the New-York Historical Society. Read more…
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