As curator of the art at the American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959 , RICHARD B. K. MCLANATHAN had a six months’ opportunity in which to assess the development in painting and sculpture which has taken place in the Soviet Union since the Revolution. Mr.McLanathan is director of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, New York.
Author, critic, and museum director, RICHARD B. K. MCLANATHAN took his A.B. and his Ph.D. at Harvard, where he was a member of the Society of Fellows from 1943 to 1946. He is today director of the Munson-WilliamsProctor Institute in Utica, New York. and last summer, as curator of the art exhibit at the American National Exhibition in Moscow, he had a close opportunity to observe the Russian response to abstract American art.