Art and Literature
Massachusetts August 24, 1927
Museum of Modern Art to open in 1929 in New York
Nobel Prize in Literature
During the selection process, the Nobel Committee for Literature decided that none of the year's nominations met the criteria as outlined in the will of Alfred Nobel. The prize will be awarded next year when the committee feels some one fits the criteria
Photography industry rising
Art Deco is becoming more and more popular. The use of aluminium, stainless steel, lacquer, inlaid wood, sharkskin, and zebra skin add an exciting illusion to today's art. Another up and coming form of art is photography. Alfred Stieglitz and Paul Strand lead the way as photography becomes more and more popular as a form of modern art.
Journey of the Magi is published
T.S. Eliot's poem Journey of Magi is published in Faber and Gwyer's Ariel poems series. This is the first poem T.S. Eliot has written for publishers but says he plans to write more in hopes of being published.