Robert Goldwater

Robert Goldwater

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Fine Arts Research

Competition: US & Canada

Queens College, CUNY

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

GOLDWATER, ROBERT J.  Appointed for a study of the tradition of myth, allegory and imaginative painting and sculpture as it has evolved during the past fifty years; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1944.

Born November 23, 1907, in New York City. Education:  Columbia University, B.A., 1929; Harvard University, M.A., 1931 (Carnegie Corporation Fellow); New York University, Ph.D., 1937.

Assistant in the Department of Religion, 1929–30, Dartmouth College; Instructor in the History of Art, 1934–39, Lecturer, 1939–42, New York University; Assistant Professor of Art, 1939—, Queens College.

Publications:  Primitivism in Modern Painting, 1938. Articles and reviews in College Art Journal, Parnassus, Brooklyn Museum Quarterly, American Magazine of Art, Art News Annual, Art News, Art Bulletin, La Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Nation, Art in America.


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