Report of the Committee on the Visual Arts at Harvard

Cambridge, MA: Privately printed (Harvard University), June 1955. First edition. Hardcover. 176p, no ills. Photo-duplicated typescript, printed on rectos. Tipped in: "This report is confidential and not for distribution or publication until permission has been granted by the Present of Harvard University." Covers lightly shelf-rubbed. Very good. Item #30068

A mid-century needs and opportunities study of all aspects of art history, studio art, design, and theater as taught at Harvard. Reports on undergraduate and graduate study, enriching the curriculum, recommendation for a department of design, the Harvard Theatre, the teaching collections and their uses, physical facilities (new construction, improvements to the Fogg Museum), statistical summary of the teaching of art of American colleges and universities. With appendixes of persons and institutions consulted, the "Wellesley system" of requiring art history students to practice art techniques, programs at other schools, etc. The committee members were Brown (chairman), Francis Keppel, Wolfgang Stechow, Donald Oenslager, George Wald, Charles Sawyer, John Walker, and S. Lane Faison, Jr. Uncommon.

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