Kubler, George, 1912-1996

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George A. Kubler was a noted professor of art history at Yale University from 1938 until his retirement. He was chief of the UNESCO Mission to Cuzco, Peru in 1951; and a Guggenheim fellow in Mexico, 1943-1944, and in Spain, 1952-1953. Kubler was a member of numerous learned societies and author of books and articles. He died on October 3, 1996.

From the description of George Alexander Kubler papers, 1872-2000 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702179440

From the guide to the George Alexander Kubler papers, 1872-2000, (Manuscripts and Archives)

George Alexander Kubler, art historian, writer and teacher, was born July 26, 1912, in Los Angeles. Professor Kubler had a distinguished career at Yale University and held visiting professorships at the University of Chicago; University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru; University of Mexico; Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania. He is a three-time recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship. He received the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award for Architectural History, the Charles Rufus Morey Prize of the College Art Association and the Premio Jose de Figuerirede, Lisbon.

From the guide to the George Kubler Photograph Collection, 1926-1937, (University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research)

From the guide to the George Kubler Papers, 1940, (University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research.)

Married Elizabeth Bushnell, art historian, 1937.

From the description of Art historian : George A. Kubler : oral history transcript / interviewed by Richard Cándida Smith and Thomas F. Reese. Completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1994. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215070415

Art historian, writer and teacher.

From the description of Papers, 1940. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 32428605

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referencedIn Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-. Interviews with art historians, 1991-2002. Getty Research Institute, Research Library
creatorOf College Art Association of America. Glimpses of some early departments of the history of art in the U.S.A. : panel discussion, 1987 Feb. 13. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kubler, George, 1912-1996. Papers, 1940. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Director's Office Records of Receptions, Events, and Lectures, 1957-1989. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Kubler, Elizabeth B., 1912-. Art historian : Elizabeth B. Kubler : oral history transcript / interviewed by Richard Cándida Smith and Thomas F. Reese. Completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1994. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Kubler, George, 1912-1996. Panels in the exhibition : the figure of man in ancient American art / selection and text by George Kubler ; designed by Robert Pontabry ; organized by the Inter-American Office, National Gallery of Art ; circulated by the American Federation of Arts. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf George Kubler Photograph Collection, 1926-1937 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research.
referencedIn Interviews with art historians, 1991-2002 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Kubler, George, 1912-1996. George Alexander Kubler papers, 1872-2000 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903. George Kubler Photograph Collection [Picture] University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Weismann, Elizabeth Wilder, 1908-. Elizabeth Wilder Weismann collection, ca. 1930-ca. 1979. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Kubler, George, 1912-1996. Art historian : George A. Kubler : oral history transcript / interviewed by Richard Cándida Smith and Thomas F. Reese. Completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1994. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museum Archives
creatorOf George Kubler Papers, 1940 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research.
creatorOf College Art Association of America. Glimpses of some early departments of the history of art in the U.S.A. : panel discussion, 1987 Feb. 13. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Westphalen, Emilio Adolfo, 1911-. Emilio Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1922-1995, bulk 1938-1951. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Emilio Adolfo Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1938-1995 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Cándida Smith, Richard. Interviews with art historians, 1991-2002. Getty Research Institute, Research Library
creatorOf George Alexander Kubler papers, 1872-2000 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf George Kubler Collection., 1902-2008 Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections
creatorOf Kubler, George, 1912-1996. Papers, 1940. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
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associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Art History Oral Documentation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith College Art Association of America. corporateBody
correspondedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Getty Research Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Kubler, Elizabeth B., 1912- person
associatedWith Kubler, George, 1912-1996. person
associatedWith National Gallery of Art (U.S.). Inter-American Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Pontabry, Robert. person
associatedWith Reese, Thomas Ford. person
associatedWith Smith, Richard Cándida. person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Weismann, Elizabeth Wilder, 1908- person
associatedWith Westphalen, Emilio Adolfo, 1911- person
associatedWith Yale University. School of Art. corporateBody
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Peru.
Connecticut
South America
Cuzco (Peru)
New Mexico
Cuzco (Peru)
Central America
Peru
Subject
Indian art--Central America
City planning
Indian art
City planning--Peru
Spanish mission buildings
Archaeology--Methodology
Architecture, Modern--19th century--New Mexico
Human figure in art--Exhibitions
Indian art--Mexico
Manuscripts, Mexican
Art historians--Interviews
Indian art--Exhibitions
Church architecture
Church buildings--New Mexico
LatinAmerica--Antiquities
Architecture, Modern--20th century--New Mexico
Aztecs--Antiquities
Spanish mission buildings--New Mexico
Art--History
Earthquakes
Architecture, Modern--20th century
Art, Portuguese
Architecture, Spanish colonial--New Mexico
Earthquakes--Peru
Art and religion--New Mexico
Aztec art
Art and religion
Art, Spanish (?)
Architecture, Spanish colonial
Indians--Antiquities
Architecture, Modern--19th century
Maya art
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Collector
Art historians
Architectural historians
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Birth 1912-07-26

Death 1996-10-05

Americans

English,

Spanish; Castilian

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