(1911-1917) was a radical
magazine founded in 1911 that reflected the changing relationship
between art and politics in the early twentieth century, as did its
successor The Liberator
After initial failure The Masses
under the guidance of Max Eastman and John Sloan as its art editor.
Considered the greatest of the political, socialist, literary, and
art magazines, it featured such writers as John Reed, Mary Heaton,
Walter Lippman, and Art Young, along with artists George Bellows,
George Winter, Stuart Davis, and Glen Coleman among others. Special
Collections holds volume 4-10 of The Masses
complete holdings of The Liberator
the Radicalism Collection.
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