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Wagner, Gordon, 202

Wake Up and Live (Spohn), 54 -55

Walker, Albert: Frank C. Hill Bungalow (Los Angeles), 141

Walker, Hudson, 83

war: abstract expressionism shaped by, 55 -61;

Burkhardt's antiwar paintings, 46 -50;

as defining theme of modernism, 41 -50;

and religious allegory, 45 , 46 ;

Spohn's war machines, 50 -55;

veterans as artists, 55 -61. See also World War II

War, Agony in Death (Burkhardt), 46 , 47 , 48

Warburg, Aby, 109

Ward, Eleanor, 16 n.14

Warhol, Andy, 11 , 16 n. 14, 214

War Office (Washington, D.C.), 64 n.41

Warren, Austin, 44

Warshaw, Howard, 43 ;

Wrecked Automobiles , 44

Waterfall (Shore), 170

The Waterfront1934 (Refregier), 77 , 81

Watts Towers (Los Angeles; Rodia), 28 -32, 29 , 278

Wegman, Charles, 112

Wessels, Glenn, 107 , 201

West Coast Arts, Inc. (Laguna Beach), 278

Western Art , 276

Western Association of Art Museums, 102

"Western Round Table on Modern Art" (San Francisco Museum of Art), 97 , 286

Weston, Brett, 254

Weston, Edward, 122 , 126 , 257 , 275 ;

antipictorialism of, 246 -47, 249 ;

on art for art's sake, 263 , 264 ;

The Art of Edward Weston , 256 -57, 263 ;

on the camera as means of self-development, 10 -11;

on commitment to art, 259 ;

critical reception of work of, 255 ;

exhibitions, 254 , 258 ;

on Group f.64, 252 -53;

Monterey Cypress , 248 ;

on Newcombe, 173 ;

Point Lobos pictures, 264 , 285 ;

Rock and Shell Arrangement , 263 ;

techniques of, 262 -63

West-Park (Beckmann), 115 -16

What Atomic War Will Do to You (Deutsch), 176 , 177

What's the Matter with Helen? (Harrington), 223

Whitney, James, 230 , 235 ;

Exercises , 228 -29, 230 ;

Sound Pendulum system, 228 , 229 ;

Variations , 228 , 230

Whitney, John, 235 ;

Blues Pattern , 238 ;

Exercises , 228 -29, 230 ;

Performing Painter , 238 ;

Sound Pendulum system, 228 ;

Variations , 228 , 230

Whitney, John Hay, 83

Whittlesey, Charles E, 146 ;

Barttlett House (Los Angeles), 146

Why Abstract? (Hiler), 282

Wiene, Robert: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari , 214

Wight, Clifford, 105 , 106 ;

work on Colt Tower murals, 73

Wilde, Oscar: Salomé , 212 , 213 , 214 , 239 n.3

Wiley, William, 62

Wilfred, Thomas, 230 -31; 237 -38

Willard Van Dyke with View Camera (Stackpole), 265

Williams, Paul R., 139

Williams, Raymond, 22 , 36 n.6

Williams, William Carlos, 23

Willkie, Wendell, 49

Wilson, Charis, 262

Wilson, Edmund, 1 -2


308

Wilson, Henry, L.: "Design for a Concrete Apartment House," 145

Wind Machine (Spohn), 52

Wolff, Robert Jay, 112

Wolfflin[*] , Heinrich, 109

Wolfson, Sonia, 4

women: emergence of the New Woman after World War I, 259 ;

surrealists' attitude toward, 204 n.9

Women Painters of California, 275

Women Painters of the West (Los Angeles), 280

Wood, Beatrice, 97 , 280

Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 281

Wood, Grant, 112

Woolf, Leonard, 56

Woolworth Building (New York City; Gilbert), 144

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Southern California Art Project, 43 , 72 , 85 , 105 , 122 , 164 , 191 , 282

World War I, 41 ;

crucifix in, 45

World War II, 14 ;

American ignorance of the Holocaust, 49 ;

American preparedness for, 54 -55;

anxiety over, 54 ;

art after, 33 -34, 35 , 114 , 164 -65;

as catalyst for modernism, 41 -50, 182 -83;

crucifix in, 45 ;

and loss of GIs' individuality, 56 ;

and mistrust of rationality, 33 ;

optimism following, 56 ;

reactions to, 45 , 46 , 50 ;

veterans as artists, 55 -61

WPA (Works Progress Administration) Southern California Art Project, 43 , 85 , 105 , 122 , 164 , 191 , 282

Wrecked Automobiles (Warshaw), 44

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 139 , 152 ;

German Warehouse (Richland Center, Wisc.), 144 ;

Hollyhock House (Hollywood), 277 ;

Larkin Building (Buffalo, N.Y.), 144 ;

Midway Gardens (Chicago), 144 ;

textile block/usonian brick house (Pasadena), 278 ;

Unity Temple (Oak Park, Ill.), 144

Wright, Lloyd, 139

Wright, Willard Huntington, 277

Wurdeman, Walter: Pan-Pacific Auditorium Building (Los Angeles), 282

Wurster, William, 113


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