Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974

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Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974) was a painter and writer from New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Green Shaw, 1968 Apr. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613315724

From the description of Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744427153

Painter and writer; New York, N.Y.; d. 1974.

From the description of Charles Green Shaw papers, 1874-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84015189

Painter, writer; New York, N.Y. Died 1974.

From the description of Charles Green Shaw interview, 1968 Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220191251

Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974) was an American writer, poet, illustrator, and abstract painter.

Born in New York City on May 1, 1892 to parents Charles and Eva (Morris), Shaw attended the Friends School and Berkely School, earned his Ph.D. at Yale in 1914, and did graduate work at Columbia in 1915. He served overseas in World War I.

Shaw began writing in 1919 and painting in 1932. He had numerous one-man shows of his art in the United States, England, and France and his work is represented in major galleries across the U.S. and Europe. Besides murals and paintings, Shaw created posters, magazine covers, and montages. Among other awards, he received the Nantucket Art Association Award (1958), Michael Strange Poetry Award (1954), and 1st prize in Nantucket Art Association (1960).

Shaw is the author of Heart in a Hurricane (1927), The Low Down (1928), and many other works, and he was a regular contributor to House and Garden, the New Yorker and other national publications.

Shaw also owned and assembled The C. G. Shaw Theatrical Print Collection, and was a member of various artistic and poetic societies including The Poetry Society (London) and the Institute of Arts and Letters. His published poems include "Into the Light" (1959) and contributions to periodicals and poetry magazines.

From the guide to the Charles G. Shaw Papers, 1916-1964, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Archival Resources
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referencedIn McNeil, George, 1908-. George McNeil interviews, 1968 Jan. 9-1968 May 21 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Shaw, Charles G. Correspondence, 1862. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-. Charles Green Shaw interview, 1968 Apr. 15. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Shaw, Charles G. : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
referencedIn McNeil, George, 1908-1995,. Oral history interview with George McNeil, 1968 Jan. 9-1968 May 21 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-. Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marion Walton papers, 1915-1976 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-. Oral history interview with Charles Green Shaw, 1968 Apr. 15 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Berman/Daferner (Gallery). [Photographs and slides of art work handled by the Berman/Daferner gallery]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Walton, Marion, b. 1899. Marion Walton papers, 1915-1976. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Larsen, Susan C. Oral history interviews relating to the American Abstract Artists Group, 1973-1978. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974. The question is : the answer is / by Charles G. Shaw. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Dochterman, Lillian, d. 1968. Lillian Dochterman papers, 1960-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-. Charles Green Shaw papers, 1874-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-. Charles Green Shaw : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Charles G. Shaw Papers, 1916-1964 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Albers, Josef. person
associatedWith Berman/Daferner (Gallery) corporateBody
associatedWith Chatterton, Ruth, 1893-1961 person
associatedWith Cummings, Paul, person
associatedWith Dochterman, Lillian, d. 1968. person
associatedWith Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 person
associatedWith Larsen, Susan C. person
associatedWith Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 person
associatedWith McNeil, George, 1908- person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958 person
associatedWith Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 person
associatedWith Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966 person
associatedWith Walton, Marion person
associatedWith Walton, Marion, b. 1899. person
associatedWith Woolley, Monty, 1888-1963 person
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New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Painters
Literature--American Poetry
Art, Abstract
Authors, American
Artists as authors
Authors
Illustrators--United States
Abstract expressionism--United States
Literature--Children's
Literature--American Fiction
Art--Painters
Art, American
Art--Economic aspects
Painters--United States
Novelists, American
Painting, American--20th century
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Painting, Modern--20th century
Art--Illustrators
Art, American--20th century
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Illustrator
Authors
Novelists
Artists
Painter
Poets
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Birth 1892

Death 1974-04-02

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