Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985

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Painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) worked primarily in New York City. Born in Cologne, Germany, Aach came to the United States in 1939. He taught at the Brooklyn Museum School (1947-1951), Pratt Institute (1966-1969), and at Queens College (1966-1985). In 1971 he was editor and translator of Goethe's Color Theory . Aach was president of the Artists Technical Research Institute, which was founded in 1959 by Bena Frank and Ralph Mayer to conduct scientific and educational research of materials and methods used in the visual arts.

From the guide to the Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988, (Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)

Herbert Aach (1923-1985) was a painter, art instructor, and writer from New York, N.Y.

Born in Cologne, Germany. Came to the United States in 1939. He taught at the Brooklyn Museum School (1947-1951), Pratt Institute (1966-1969), and at Queens College (1966-1985). In 1971, he was editor and translator of GOETHE'S COLOR THEORY. Aach was president of the Artists Technical Research Institute, founded in 1959 by Bena Frank and Ralph Mayer to conduct scientific and educational research of materials and methods used in the visual arts.

From the description of Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403841

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creatorOf Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-. Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Aach, Herb. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Aach, Herb, 1923-. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985. Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Yamin, Alice. Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Aach, Herb, 1923- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
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