Leslie, Alfred, 1927-....

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Alfred Leslie (b. 1927) is a painter, editor; New York, N.Y.

Leslie Painted in a style he called "confrontational art" which involves a direct realism intended to grab the viewer's attention and deliver a message almost didactic and persuasive in its tone. He was the editor of the avant-garde literary review THE HASTY PAPERS.

From the description of Alfred Leslie papers, 1959-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476862

Painter, editor; New York, N.Y.

Painted in a style he called "confrontational art" which involves a direct realism intended to grab the viewer's attention and deliver a message almost didactic and persuasive in its tone. He often focused on the individual portrait and was a great admirer of David, Caravaggio, and Rubens. He was the editor of the avant-garde literary review THE HASTY PAPERS.

From the description of Alfred Leslie papers, 1959-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404025

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Chrisman, Stephanie,. Stephanie Chrisman photographs of artists, 1967-1979. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Scull, Robert C.,. Oral history interview with Robert Scull, 1972 June 15-28 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Horvat, Frank, 1928-. [Robert Rauschenberg and others at the Robert Rauschenberg Retrospective at the Jewish Museum] [graphic] / Frank Horvat. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Erlebacher, Walter, 1933-1991. Oral history interview with Walter Erlebacher, 1991 Jan. 19. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Leslie, Alfred, 1927-. Alfred Leslie : 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
referencedIn Leslie, Alfred, 1927- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Leslie, Alfred, 1927-. Alfred Leslie papers, 1959-1962. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Leslie, Alfred, 1927-. Alfred Leslie papers, 1959-1962. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-. Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Joel Oppenheimer Papers, 1925-1988. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
creatorOf Leslie, Alfred, 1927-. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Grace Hartigan Papers, 1942-2006 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Cohen, John. Pull my daisy [graphic] : promotional photographs and stills from the motion picture. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Martha Jackson Gallery. Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Alliance of Figurative Artists. Alliance of Figurative Artists lectures and panel discussions, 1969-1970. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Erlebacher, Walter, 1933-1991. Walter Erlebacher interview, 1991 Jan. 19. Archives of American Art
creatorOf LESLIE, ALFRED. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Bellamy, Richard. Richard Bellamy papers, 1950-1999. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-. Papers of Imamu Amiri Baraka [manuscript], 1960-1963. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Scull, Robert, 1917-1986. Robert Scull interviews, 1972 June 15-1972 June 28. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Alliance of Figurative Artists. corporateBody
associatedWith Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934- person
associatedWith Bellamy, Richard. person
associatedWith Chrisman, Stephanie, person
associatedWith Cohen, John. person
associatedWith Corso, Gregory. person
associatedWith Erlebacher, Walter, 1933-1991 person
associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
associatedWith Francis, Sam, 1923-1994. person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- person
associatedWith Hartigan, Grace. person
associatedWith Horvat, Frank, 1928- person
associatedWith Hunter, Sam, 1923- person
associatedWith Mailer, Norman. person
associatedWith Martha Jackson Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Oppenheimer, Joel person
associatedWith Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. person
associatedWith Scull, Robert, 1917-1986. person
associatedWith Scull, Robert C., person
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Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Editing
Painters
Art, American
Painting, Modern--20th century--History
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Birth 1927-10-29

Americans

English

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