The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism
William S. Paley, founder of CBS, Inc., and a towering figure in the modern entertainment, communication, and news industries, was an enthusiastic collector of 20th-century art and a committed supporter of The Museum of Modern Art. This volume presents his extraordinary personal collection of 84 paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings by some of the most important figures of modern art, including Paul Cézanne, André Derain, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso, bequeathed to MoMA in 1990. Each work, presented on a full page, is accompanied by commentary.
Softcover, 176 pages