University of California, Berkeley
Contains correspondence from Hans Hofmann's wife Maria (Miz) Hofmann to Margaret Jensen and other related items concerning Hans Hofmann's career. Correspondence topics include news about exhibitions and personal concerns. Other items include photocopies of Hofmann's lectures at Berkeley in 1931, brochures for the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts in New York City and Provincetown, and numerous major publications and clippings featuring articles about Hofmann and his work
Senator John Heinz History Center
The Ruth Westerman collection on Samuel Rosenberg papers and photographs contain materials documenting the artistic and teaching career of Samuel Rosenberg, a prominent 20th century painter in Western Pennsylvania. Materials in the collection include news clippings, programs, photographs and correspondence. Much of the material concerns exhibitions and events that took place afterhis death in 1972. The collection includes newsclippings, programs, photographs and correspondence and is arranged in 5 series: Samuel Rosenberg materials; Ruth Westerman; her involvement in Rosenberg exhibitions, events and projects; Students of Samuel Rosenberg; and Audio-visual materials
Western Washington University - Heritage Resources
The Hovde papers document the creative life of Pacific Northwest artist Jane Hamilton Hovde and her husband, Western Washington University professor and poet A.J. Hovde -- Jane's papers comprise biographical material, journals, correspondence, notes, writings, subject and project files, business records, sketches, printed materials, photographs, slides of the artist's works, and a college scrapbook chronicling the Hovdes' courtship during the early 1940's. Correspondents include W.H. Auden, Kenneth Callahan, June Burn, Glenn Wessells, Al Frankenstein and William Stafford. Writings, sketches and journals chart Hovde's evolving interest in abstract expressionism and Jungian symbolic imagery. The collection documents her exhibits at the Seattle Art Museum and her 1972 Retrospective and the 2000 "Picasso's Eye: A Subjective Symbolic Process," at Whatcom Museum of Art and History. A.J. Hovde's papers document his experiences during World War II, his work as a writer and as professor at ... Read More
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Papers of Tiber Press publisher Richard Miller relating to the textual component of the 1960 publication of four volumes by four poets with illustrations by four artists as a series: John Ashbery (The poems, illustrator Joan Mitchell); Kenneth Koch (Permanently, illustrator Alfred Leslie); Frank O'Hara (Odes, illustrator Michael Goldberg); and James Schuyler (Salute, illustrator Grace Hartigan)
Getty Research Institute
The Irving Sandler Papers comprehensively document the career of an American critic who chronicled and commented upon the contemporary art scene for five decades. The foundation of Sandler's biographical approach to art criticism is the informal interview or "conversation" with the artist; the archive comprises all Sandler's notes, transcripts, and audio tapes of these encounters. Though the core of the archive is the material about 1950s abstract expressionist artists, artists and art movements of subsequent decades are amply documented, with special attention to Alex Katz, Phillip Pearlstein, and Al Held. Sandler also took copious notes on panel discussions; such notes appear in several series, and form the foundation of the Art Professional series which, like the Artists series, spans five decades. Notes on panel discussions are also central to the Organizations and Associations series, and in particular to the documentation of the Artists' Club, of which Sandler was Program ... Read More
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
A typescript (42 p.) address delivered at the Corcoran Museum of Art, 1967, by Yunkers describing his student years in Russia, and later years in Germany, France, and Mexico, ca. 1917-1928, and relating political, social, and cultural events to the development of modern art. He describes Russia before and during the Revolution and Germany during the Weimar Republic. Also included are a resume; a critical bibliography of Yunkers work; typescripts of 2 articles; and clippings
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Papers related to Tuchman's co-authoring with Emile de Antonio the book Painters Painting: A History of American Modernism in the Words of Those Who Created It (Abbeville Press, 1984). The book was based on uncut transcripts and the film script from de Antonio's 1972 film Painters Painting, inspired by the Museum of Modern Art's exhibition, New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970, curated by Henry Geldzahler. Included are correspondence; transcripts of interviews conducted by de Antonio of painters, critics, curators, and collectors; notes; drafts of the book; and a subject card file
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of New York art historian, museum director, curator, writer, and educator, Alan R. Solomon, measure 9.9 linear feet and date from 1907-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1944-1970. Through biographical material, correspondence, interview transcripts, writings and notes, teaching and study files, subject files, exhibition files, business records, printed material, and photographs, the collection documents Solomon's education, his early teaching appointments at Cornell University, and his subsequent direction of many diverse curatorial and research projects relating to contemporary American art, particularly the transition from Abstract Expressionism to later modern movements, and the thriving New York City art Scene
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The collection includes some professional letters; slides, transparencies, and negatives of artwork; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material including magazines and newspaper articles
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of abstract expressionist painters Jackson Pollock and wife Lee Krasner measure 15.6 linear feet and date from circa 1914 to 1984, with the bulk of the material dating from 1942 to 1984. The collection documents their personal and professional lives, as well as the legacy of Jackson Pollock's work after his death. Found are biographical material, correspondence, writings by Krasner and others, research material, business and financial records, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork by others, photographs, interview transcripts, audio and video recordings, and motion picture film


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