Icon of Modernism: Representing
the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950

Stella Tran
Associate editor, copy editor, proofreader
Published by the Georgia Museum of Art, 2016
Hardcover | 126 pp. |
ISBN: 978-0-915977-95-6

“Icon of Modernism” includes essays by curator of American art Sarah Kate Gillespie on the history of the Brooklyn Bridge as a symbol of modernity and on photography of the bridge, by Janice Simon on images of the bridge in the popular press, by Meredith Ward on John Marin’s renderings of the bridge and by Kimberly Orcutt on Joseph Stella’s paintings of the structure. All images in the exhibition are reproduced full page in full-color and many supplementary images flesh out the discussions.