Otto Wittman: Museum Man for All Seasons

Otto Wittman: Museum Man for All Seasons
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By Sally Anne Duncan 2001 * 32 pages, 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 20 color and 22 b/w images, ISBN 0-935172-14-9 (paperback)

This book celebrates the Toledo Museum of Art's eminent fourth director, Otto Wittmann (1911-2001). Tracing his path to Toledo from Kansas City via Harvard University and the Art Looting Investigation Unit of the OSS during World War II, the book also highlights Wittmann's commitment to the expansion of the art collection, galleries, and exhibitions and his development of professional and volunteer staff. His 30 years in Toledo, from 1946 through 1976 (as director from 1959), saw the Toledo Museum of Art become internationally acclaimed for its collection and its community programs. Published in honor of the Museum's 100th anniversary in 2001. Sally Anne Duncan is an adjunct professor at Tufts University.