Barnet, Will, 1911-2012

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Will Barnet (1911- ) is a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 Jan. 20-1964 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864603

Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 Jan. 20-Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122600031

From the description of Oral History Interview with Will Barnet, 1993 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83791008

Painter and graphic artist; New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1968 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82680825

Artist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Will Barnet : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721188

Will Barnet, b. 1911, Painter, printmaker of New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 Jan. 20-1964 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646399489

Painter and printmaker; New York, N.Y.

Born in Beverly, Massachusetts, Barnet studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School from 1927 to 1930, and at the Art Students League from 1930 to 1933. He taught at the Art Students League beginning in 1936, and at the Cooper Union Art School from 1945 to 1965, as well as working as an instructor, visiting critic or professor at many other institutions.

From the description of Will Barnet papers, 1938-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565749

Will Barnet (1911-2012) was an American painter and printmaker, best known for his figurative paintings enhanced by abstract arrangements and printmaking. He was also an important figure in Indian Space Painting, a New York art movement which encompassed abstract and semi-abstract work on Native American themes.

Born in 1911 in Beverly, MA, he studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School from 1927 to 1933. In 1978 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London and in 1982 he was made a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts. He received an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1989.

He has had exhibits at a number of museums including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1943; Galerie St. Etienne, New York, 1943; New York University Art Gallery, 1956; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1973; Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, 1983; National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., 1995; Montclair Art Museum Montclair, NJ, 2000-2001; and in 2003 the Digital Sandbox Gallery in New York hosted "Will Barnet: A Poster Retrospective." His work is part of the permanent collection at nearly 200 museums around the world.

From the guide to the Will Barnet Papers, 1930-1966, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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referencedIn Blackburn, Robert Hamilton, 1920-. Oral history interview with Robert Blackburn, 1970 Dec. 4 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-. Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will. [Will Barnet] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Newman, Louis,. Louis Newman interviews with Molly Barnes and Will Barnet, 2005-2006. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Parsons, Anne Bowen. Anne Bowen Parsons collection of interviews on art, 1967-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Colette Roberts Artist Interviews, 1964-1969 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Gallery 256 (Provincetown, Mass.). Gallery 256 records, 1953-1955 and [undated]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art, 1931-1999 Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Federation of Arts. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Will Barnet papers, 1938-2000. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969) Archives of American Art
referencedIn Fordham University. WFUV radio interviews relating to art, 1969-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Waddell Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Waddell Gallery records, 1960-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Saul, Jacquie. Oral history artist interviews, 1981-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Barnet, Will : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 Jan. 20-Feb. 17. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts. National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts oral histories of artists, 2002-2003 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 Jan. 20-1964 Feb. 17. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 Jan. 20-1964 Feb. 17. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rabkin, Leo. Dorothy and Leo Rabkin papers, 1940-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ben Cunningham Papers, 1904-1969 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971. Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1914-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk, 1930-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Richter, Mischa, 1910-. Mischa Richter papers, 1915-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Barnet, Will, 1911- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Barnet, Will. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Will Barnet Papers, 1930-1966 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Colker, Ed, 1927-. Edward Colker papers, 1981-1990. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Will Barnet artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
referencedIn Richter, Mischa, 1910-2001. Mischa Richter interview, 1994 Sept. 27-28. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk 1930-1994 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Levine, Jack, 1915-. Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1968 Jan. 15. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Oral History Interview with Will Barnet, 1993 Apr. 9. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pearson, Henry, 1914-2006. Henry Pearson papers, 1937-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Waldorf panel on sculpture (1965 : New York, N.Y.). [Waldorf panel on sculpture] [sound recordings], 1965 Feb. 17 & Mar. 17. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Richter, Mischa, 1910-. Oral history interview with Mischa Richter, 1994 Sept. 27-28. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Aaron Bohrod Papers, 1932-1963 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Ben Johnson Papers, 1951-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Levine, Jack, 1915-2010. Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Day, Worden, 1916-1986. Worden Day papers, 1940-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Will Barnet : 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
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Reminiscences of Will Barnet : oral history, 1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Newman, Louis,. Louis Newman interviews with Molly Barnes and Will Barnet, 2005-2006. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barnet, Will, 1911-. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Barnet, Peter. Peter Barnet research material on Will Barnet, 1973-1974. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bowman, Ruth, 1923-. WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith American Abstract Artists. corporateBody
associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Baker, Richard Brown, person
associatedWith Barnet, Peter. person
associatedWith Barr, Daisy. person
associatedWith Bengtz, Ture, 1907-1973. person
associatedWith Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Blackburn, Robert Hamilton, 1920- person
associatedWith Bohrod, Aaron. person
associatedWith Booth, Cameron, 1892-1980. person
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Browne, Byron, 1907-1961. person
associatedWith Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Citron, Minna Wright, 1896-1991. person
associatedWith Colker, Ed, 1927- person
associatedWith Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. corporateBody
associatedWith Cummings, Paul, person
associatedWith Cunningham, Ben, 1904-1975 person
associatedWith Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964. person
associatedWith Day, Worden, 1916-1986. person
associatedWith Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968. person
associatedWith Famous Artists School (Westport, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fiene, Ernest, 1894- person
associatedWith Fordham University. corporateBody
associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
associatedWith Gallery 256 (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gellhorn, Kitty, person
associatedWith Genauer, Emily, 1910- person
associatedWith Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965. person
associatedWith Jensen, Alfred, 1903-1981. person
associatedWith Johnson, Ben, 1902-1967 person
associatedWith Kainen, Jacob. person
associatedWith Kingman, Dong, 1911- person
associatedWith Kuh, Katharine. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Jacob, 1917- person
associatedWith Levine, Jack, 1915-2010. person
associatedWith Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954. person
associatedWith Morris, George L. K., 1905-1975. person
associatedWith Moy, Seong. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Nevelson, Mike, 1922- person
associatedWith Newman, Louis, person
associatedWith Park, Marlene person
associatedWith Parsons, Anne Bowen person
associatedWith Pearson, Henry, 1914-2006. person
associatedWith Polcari, Stephen, person
associatedWith Rabkin, Leo. person
associatedWith Richter, Mischa, 1910-2001. person
associatedWith Roberts, Colette, 1910-1971 person
associatedWith Robles, Esther. person
associatedWith Salk, Lee, 1926- person
associatedWith Saul, Jacquie. person
associatedWith Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971. person
associatedWith Shadbolt, Jack, 1909- person
associatedWith Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969. person
associatedWith Singer, Arnold. person
associatedWith Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987. person
associatedWith Swinton, George. person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970. person
associatedWith Waddell Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Waddell, Richard H., d. 1974. person
associatedWith Waldorf panel on sculpture (1965 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Will Barnet, person
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New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
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Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Art, Modern--20th century
Art, American
Painters
Art teachers
Art, American--20th century
Commercial art
Surrealism--Influence
Art--Painters
Art teachers--Interviews
Artists as teachers
Politics in art
Painters--United States
Wood-engravers--United States
Painters--Interviews
Artists--Interviews
Printmakers
Abstract Expressionism
Art schools
Printmakers--United States
Art and industry
Printmaker--Interviews
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Birth 1911-05-25

Death 2012-11-13

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