Will the Real Janet Sobel Please Stand Up?


19. Ibid.

20. Registrar Exhibition Files, Exh. #930. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York. The writer thanks MacKenzie Bennett, assistant archivist, and Kevin Madill, assistant librarian, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, for their help in documenting this 1970 Recent Acquisitions exhibition.

21. Levin, “Janet Sobel,” 13n17.

22. Ibid., 12.

23. David Porter, comp., Personal Statement, Painting Prophecy, 1950 (Washington, DC: The Gallery press, 1945).

24. Ibid., foreword.

25. Ibid.

26. Levin, “Janet Sobel,” 12, 14n49.

27. Ibid., 12.

28. Ibid.

29. Ibid., 14n49.

30. Siobhán M. Conaty, essay in Art of This Century: The Women, the catalog of the exhibition Conaty guest curated at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice (n.p.: Stony Brook Foundation/Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1997). Helen Harrison, director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, generously gave me a copy of this catalog.

31. Ibid., 16, 17, 21. Conaty usually identifies this exhibition as Exhibition by 31 Women, but occasionally she refers to it as Exhibition of 31 Women.

32. Ibid., 21.

33. Levin, “Janet Sobel,” 11.

34. Ibid., 14n43.

35. Peggy Guggenheim, Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict, foreword by Gore Vidal, introduction by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (New York: Universe Books, 1979), 324.

36. Ibid., 314.


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