Stanton Macdonald-Wright

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Stanton MacDonald-Wright (July 8, 1890 – August 22, 1973) was a U.S. abstract painter. One of his significant achievements was co-founding the Synchromist| movement in 1913.


  • I strive to make my art bear the same relation to painting that polyphony bears to music. Illustrative music is a thing of the past: it has become abstract and purely aesthetic, dependent for its effect upon rhythm and form.
    • Quoted in Bryant American Pictures And Their Painters (1917), p. 302

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