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[2nd Annual American Art Festival]

Friday, October 12, 1951

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Seymour Siegel announcing upcoming tribute to the WNYC 2nd Annual American Art Festival. States that the purpose is to promote discrimination in our taste and appreciation of the masterpieces of art.
Illustrates WNYC's effort to promote culturally mature and literate programming to New Yorkers.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69807
Municipal archives id: LT812

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Seymour N. Siegel

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About WNYC American Art Festival

Part of the annual "American Art Festival Week," this program provides a forum for robust discussion about art.

With interviews, panels, and gallery tours, WNYC American art Festival (1950-1951) explains and explores the role of art in culture and society.  From the function of a gallery, to the intention of a sculptor, these recordings offer still-relevant insight and commentary.

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