Baziotes, William, 1912-1963

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Abstract expressionist painter; New York City.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Baziotes moved to New York City in 1933, where he studied painting at the National Academy of Design, 1933-1936. He participated on the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project as a teacher, 1936-1938, and painted for the Easel Painting Project, 1938-1940. In 1941 he married Ethel Copstein. He had his first one-man show at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century Gallery in 1944. Baziotes taught at Subjects of the Artist, 1948; the Brooklyn Museum Art School; New York University; 1949-1952; the People's Art Center at the Museum of Modern Art, 1950-1952; and Hunter College, 1952-1962. Died June 1963, at age 52.

From the description of William and Ethel Baziotes papers, 1916-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132968

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referencedIn Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005,. Oral history interview with Philip Pavia, 1965 Jan. 19 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kootz Gallery (N.Y.). Kootz Gallery records, 1931-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985. Rudi Blesh papers, 1909-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Baziotes, William : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006. Arnold Newman photographs of artists, ca. 1940-1960. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rabkin, Leo. Leo Rabkin interview, 1968 Dec. 4. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Lippold, Richard, 1915-. Richard Lippold papers, 1944-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006. Arnold Newman photographs of artists, ca. 1940-1960. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Neuberger, Roy R. Roy R. Neuberger papers, 1940-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Baziotes, William, 1912-1963. William Baziotes : 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 Bernard and Rebecca Reis papers, ca. 1924-1985 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Herbert Matter papers, ca. 1937-1984 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Segal, George, 1924-2000,. Oral history interview with George Segal, 1973 Nov. 26 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rabkin, Leo. Oral history interview with Leo Rabkin, 1968 Dec. 4. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971. Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1914-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. Herbert Matter papers, circa 1937-1984. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn American Federation of Arts. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Leen, Nina, 1909-. [The Irascibles] [graphic] / Nina Leen. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Baziotes, William : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
referencedIn American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969) Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Whitney Museum of American Art. Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kootz Gallery (N.Y.). Kootz Gallery records, 1923-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ferber, Herbert, 1906-. Herbert Ferber interview, 1981 June 2. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn William Chapin Seitz papers, circa 1930-1995 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Motherwell, Robert. Robert Motherwell postcard to William Baziotes, 1944. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005. Philip Pavia interview, 1965 Jan. 19. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ferber, Herbert, 1906-1991. Oral history interview with Herbert Ferber, 1981 June 2. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Namuth, Hans. Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1952-ca. 1985 (bulk 1953- 1970). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kootz Gallery (N.Y.). Kootz Gallery records, 1923-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Baziotes, William, 1912-1963. William Baziotes artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
referencedIn Rabkin, Leo,. Oral history interview with Leo Rabkin, 1968 Dec. 4 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf American Art Expositions (Firm). American Art Expositions, Inc. records. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Baziotes, William, 1912-1963. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Baziotes, William, 1912-1963. William and Ethel Baziotes papers, 1916-1992. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kootz Gallery records, 1923-1966 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Seitz, William Chapin. William Chapin Seitz papers, circa 1930-1995. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Reis, Bernard. Bernard and Rebecca Reis papers, ca. 1924-1985. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn William Baziotes [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Alloway, Lawrence, 1926-1990. person
associatedWith American Art Expositions (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Barr, Alfred Hamilton, 1902- person
associatedWith Baziotes, Christos. person
associatedWith Baziotes, Ethel. person
associatedWith Baziotes, Harry. person
associatedWith Bernshṭin, Mei̕r, d. 1978. person
associatedWith Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994. person
associatedWith Breton, André, 1896-1966. person
associatedWith Canaday, John, 1907-1985. person
associatedWith Castano, Giovanni, 1896-1978. person
associatedWith Ferber, Herbert, 1906-1991 person
associatedWith Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994. person
associatedWith Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898- person
associatedWith Halper, Nathan. person
associatedWith Hare, David, 1917-1992. person
associatedWith Hélion, Jean, 1904-1987. person
associatedWith Janis, Harriet Grossman. person
associatedWith Kamrowski, Gerome. person
associatedWith Kootz Gallery corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982. person
associatedWith Lee, Francis P., 1913- , person
associatedWith Leen, Nina, 1909- person
associatedWith Licht, Michel, 1893-1953. person
associatedWith Lippold, Richard, 1915- person
associatedWith Matta Echaurren, Roberto Sebastián, 1911- person
associatedWith Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. person
associatedWith Motherwell, Maria. person
associatedWith Motherwell, Robert. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Namuth, Hans. person
associatedWith Neuberger, Roy R. person
associatedWith Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006. person
associatedWith Onslow-Ford, Gordon. person
associatedWith Paneth, Donald. person
associatedWith Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005, person
associatedWith Peter A. Juley & Son. corporateBody
associatedWith Peterson, Charles. person
associatedWith Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973. person
associatedWith Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956. person
associatedWith Rabkin, Leo. person
associatedWith Reis, Bernard person
associatedWith Reis, Bernard. person
associatedWith Reis, Rebecca person
associatedWith Ricci, F. person
associatedWith Ruiz-Picasso, Maya. person
associatedWith Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971. person
associatedWith Schumm, Gertrud. person
associatedWith Schwabacher, Ethel, 1903-1984. person
associatedWith Segal, George, 1924-2000, person
associatedWith Seitz, William Chapin. person
associatedWith Sievan, Maurice. person
associatedWith Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Still, Clyfford, 1904- person
associatedWith Vazakas, Byron. person
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Zulueta, Orlando. person
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New York (State)--New York
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Art, Abstract
Painters
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Abstract Expressionism
Art, American
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Birth 1912-06-11

Death 1963-06-06

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