Logan Medal of the Arts

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See also the Logan Medal of the Geological Association of Canada.

The Logan Medal of the Arts was an arts prize started in 1907. Art Institute of Chicago helped to award the prize. From 1917 through 1940, 270 awards were given.

The Medal was named for arts patron Frank Granger Logan. Logan founded the brokerage house of Logan & Bryan. He served over 50 years on the board of the Institute. He and his wife, Josephine Hancock Logan, administered the award consistent with their support of the Society for Sanity in Art. They founded that Society in 1936. Josephine Logan also wrote a book in 1937 called Sanity in Art. The Logans strongly opposed all forms of modern art, including cubism, surrealism, and abstract expressionism.

Winners[change | change source]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, Volumes 1-12, pg. 263, available online via Google Books
  2. "Master Calendar - Calendar". valpo.emscloudservice.com.
  3. "Art: In Chicago". 10 November 1924 – via content.time.com.
  4. "Art: In Chicago". 9 November 1925 – via content.time.com.
  5. "Art: On View". 5 March 1928 – via content.time.com.
  6. "CSH Virtual Gallery - Chronology". www.cshgallery.org.
  7. "Art: Chicago's Prizes". 9 November 1931 – via content.time.com.
  8. "Art: Sinking Hearts". 18 November 1935 – via content.time.com.
  9. "Art: Proletarian Gloom". 4 November 1935 – via content.time.com.
  10. "Art: East, West, South". 28 March 1938 – via content.time.com.
  11. "Art: Academic Art". 25 March 1940 – via content.time.com.
  12. "Art: Mrs. Logan Keeps Mum". Time. March 23, 1942.
  13. "Art in Embassies". US Dept. of State. Retrieved 2011-09-06.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Rudolph Ingerle (1879-1950): Paintings of the Ozarks, the Great Smoky Mountains and the 1933 Century of progress Exposition (Chicago: Aaron Galleries, 2000)

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