Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003

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Richard Arthur Wollheim was born in London on May 5, 1923. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford University. He taught philosopy at University College, London from 1949-1982. He also taught at Columbia University from 1982-1985, and at U.C. Berkeley from 1985 until his death on November 4, 2003. He held a chair in philosophy and humanities at U.C. Davis from 1989-1996. His areas of interest were painting, aesthetics, psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and the philosophy of art. Among his books are Sigmund Freud (1971), The Mind and its Depth (1993), On the Emotions (1999), Art and Its Objects (1968), On Art and the Mind (1973) and Painting as an Art (1987).

From the description of Richard Wollheim papers, 1930-2002. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 778511081

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creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Noble Lecture : painting, metaphor and the body [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Noble Lecture : painting, textuality and borrowing : Poussin, Manet and Picasso [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 The Bancroft Library.
creatorOf Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Communications Public Relations Event Files, 1994- Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Painting as an art [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Noble Lecture : the spectator in the picture : Manet [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Joel Fineman Papers, ca. 1974-1989 The Bancroft Library.
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Richard Wollheim papers, 1930-2002. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Noble Lecture : artists, spectators and meaning [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Noble Lecture : painting, omnipotence and the gaze : Ingres, the Wolfman and Picasso [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Macdonald, Dwight. Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984 (inclusive), 1920-1978 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003. Art aesthetics and style [sound recording] / Richard Wollheim. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984, 1920-1978 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997. person
correspondedWith Fineman, Joel. person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. person
associatedWith Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique, 1780-1867. person
associatedWith Klein, Melanie. person
associatedWith Macdonald, Dwight. person
associatedWith MacDonald, Dwight. person
associatedWith Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883. person
associatedWith Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973. person
associatedWith Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665. person
correspondedWith Rynin, David, 1905- person
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Noble Chair in Art and Cultural History. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Noble Chair in Art and Cultural History. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Noble Chair in Art and Cultural History. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Noble Chair in Art and Cultural History. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Noble Chair in Art and Cultural History. corporateBody
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Titian, ca. 1488-1576. person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Philosophy. corporateBody
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France
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Painting
Artists
Aesthetics
Metaphor
Art and society
Symbolism in art
Art--Philosophy
Human figure in art
Impressionism (Art)
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Birth 1923-05-05

Death 2003-11-04

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