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Sidney Janis Archives
Sidney Janis • 5 Items / 3 Books, 2 Articles
They Taught Themselves (1942)
American Primitive Painters of the 20th Century
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Published Reviews
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    Untrained Artists (Review)
    They Taught Themselves, by Sidney Janis
    1. They Taught Themselves by Sidney Janis
    The New Masses, May 5, 1942, p. 25
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    Three Current Art Books (3 Reviews)
    Vlaminck, by Klaus G. Perls
    1. Vlaminck by Klaus G. Perls
    2. Paul Klee: Paintings, Watercolors, 1913 to 1939 by Karl Nierendorf and Paul Klee
    3. They Taught Themselves by Sidney Janis
    The Partisan Review, March 1942, pp. 127-129
  3. Books and the Arts
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    Chirico, the Etruscans, and Others (5 Reviews)
    The Story of Modern Art, by Sheldon Cheney
    1. The Story of Modern Art by Sheldon Cheney
    2. The Early Chirico by James Thrall Soby
    3. Americans 1942: 18 Artists from 9 States by Dorothy C. Miller
    4. They Taught Themselves by Sidney Janis
    5. Etruscan Sculpture
    The Nation, February 28, 1942, pp. 259-260
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    Briefly Noted (8 Reviews)
    General
    1. The Private Reader by Mark Van Doren
    2. Book of Bays by William Beebe
    3. The Voice of Fighting Russia by Lucien Zacharoff
    4. Captured by Bessy Myers
    5. Amerigo: A Comedy of Errors in History by Stefan Zweig
    6. The Setting Sun of Japan by Carl Randau and Leane Zugsmith
    7. The American Thesaurus of Slang by Lester V. Berrey and Melvin Van Den Bark
    8. They Taught Themselves by Sidney Janis
    The New Yorker, February 28, 1942, p. 52