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Flora Whitney Miller

Flora Whitney Miller

her life, her world.

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Published by Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Miller, Flora Whitney.,
    • Whitney family.,
    • Whitney Museum of American Art.,
    • Art patrons -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: Flora.

      ContributionsWhitney Museum of American Art.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN5220.M578 F56 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2377748M
      ISBN 100874270545
      LC Control Number87006158
      OCLC/WorldCa15318013

      ''The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made,'' by Flora Miller Biddle, is as honest and intriguing as its opening question. It is not, and does not purport to be, great literature, but what it lacks in nuance and subtlety it more than makes up for in candor and decency. Miller, Flora Whitney. Whitney Family. Whitney Museum of American Art. Art patrons--United States--Biography. Publisher Whitney Museum of American Art Collection whitneymuseum; americana Digitizing sponsor Metropolitan New York Library Council - METRO Contributor Whitney Museum of American Art, Frances Mulhall Achilles Library Language English.

      Flora Payne Whitney served as a museum trustee, then as vice president. From to she was the museum's president and chair, after which she served as honorary chair until her death in Her daughter Flora Miller Biddle served as president until Her book The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made was published in The bulk of the correspondence is among mother, daughter, and granddaughter, with other letters to and from friends of the Roosevelt family, political figures, literary figures, and others, including Flora Whitney Miller, Robert Harry Munro Ferguson, Hector Munro-Ferguson, Archibald B. Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, Anna Roosevelt.

      This very painting is illustrated in the book Flora Whitney Miller: Her Life, Her World, a tribute published by the Whitney Museum in , the year after she died. In the book it is accompanied by a remembrance of her love of Banco written by one of her sons (see description continuation below). Product description continues below. Relatively little is discussed about how Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney founded the Whitney Museum, but a lot more is covered by Biddle about the eras that Flora Miller and Flora Biddle (herself)were at the helm. When this book was published back in , Biddle was no longer president of the Whitney.4/5(1).


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Flora Whitney Miller: Her life, her world Paperback – January 1, by et al. (Contributions Miller, Flora Whitney (Introduction by); Friedman, B. (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Reviews: 1. What I got most from the book though is the wonderful sense of supreme devotion that Flora Whitney Miller must have had to the Flora Whitney Miller book and to her mother Gertrude's memory.

This was illustrated time and time again when Flora donated more of her money and capital to keep the Museum functioning in a way that befitted her mother's name.4/5(7). What I got most from the book though is the wonderful sense of supreme devotion that Flora Whitney Miller must have had to the Museum and to her mother Gertrude's memory.

This was illustrated time and time again when Flora donated more of her money and capital to keep the Museum functioning in a way that befitted her mother's by: 5.

The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made [Flora Miller Biddle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The history of the Whitney Museum is a riveting drama that begins with Gertrude, the oldest daughter of the heir to the biggest American family fortune of the day--the Vanderbilts.

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Flora Miller Biddle was born a blue-blood. The granddaughter of the Whitney museum founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, her childhood played out in a sort of Wharton landscape as she was shielded from the woes of the world. But money itself is not the source of happiness.

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The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made: A Memoir. Flora Miller Biddle was president of the Whitney Museum of American Art from to She has four children. Her daughter, Fiona, following her mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, has been elected to serve on the Whitney board of trustees.

Flora Whitney Miller, who as the former chairman and president of the Whitney Museum of Art was a longtime patron of American arts, died of cardiac arrest yesterday at Community Hospital in.

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The granddaughter of the Whitney museum founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, her childhood played out in a sort of Wharton landscape as /5(9).

Collection Information. Size: linear feet. Summary: This small collection of papers of socialite, art collector, and patron Flora Whitney Miller document Miller's life-long friendship with surrealist artist Kay Sage measure linear feet and date from to circa Included are 79 letters written to Miller from Sage; four letters written to Miller about Sage after Sage's suicide.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made: A Family Memoir by Miller Biddle, Flora(December 3, ) Paperback at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The Vanderbilts are the subject of two new books by first cousins Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Conner and Flora Miller Biddle, granddaughters of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the founder of the.

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Maria-Flora Miller, the daughter of Ava Mohas of Mill Neck, L.I., and Leverett Saltonstall Miller of Fairfield, Fla., was married yesterday to Anthony Michael Smoller, a son. It's a double birthday. Alexander Calder (–) and Edward Hopper (–) were both born on this day. Calder is pictured here unpacking his enchanting Circus (–), and Hopper is pictured second with Flora Whitney Miller, then-president of the Whitney Museum, in front of Early Sunday Morning (), a perennial visitor favorite in our collection.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Flora. Flora Miller Biddle, a former president of the Whitney Museum, is the subject of a photo mash-up, along with her husband, in the book “Sydney and Flora.".In my mother, Flora Whitney Miller, passed it on to me.

As I spin out the thread of my life, stretching from a small southern town to a northern New Mexico village, and now back again to New York City, it weaves and knots with people and places. A mother and a father, two husbands, four children and their husbands or wives, all greatly loved.