Ignatow, Rose Graubart

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Rose Graubart Ignatow studied art at Cooper Union and at the Art Students League in New York; attended Philip Evergood's Artist Equity class; and worked with Jack Levine. She has exhibited paintings and drawings in shows at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1951-53), the Flordia Museum (1952), the West Virginia Museum (1953), the Baltimore Museum "Seaport Show" (1954), and the Jewish Museum in New York. She has also had one-person exhibits at the Tribune Art Gallery (1946), Carlebach Galley (1948), Morris Gallery (1954), and the Panoras Galley (1966).

Rose Graubart Ignatow has published four books: Drawings 1952-1965 (1965); Portraits of Poets (1970); Surplus love and other stories (1985); and Portraits III (1988). She has also illustrated the work of other authors including her husband David's book of poems Sunlight: a sequence for my daughter (1979) and Whisper to the earth: new poems (1981); Philip Schultz's My guardian angel Stein (1986); and Sonia Raiziss' Bucks County blues (1977).

Rose Graubart married David Ignatow in 1937.

From the guide to the Rose Graubart Ignatow Papers, 1937-1989, (University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.)

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referencedIn Gary Snyder Papers, 1910-2003;, (1945-2002 bulk) University of California, Davis. General Library. . Dept. of Special Collections
creatorOf Rose Graubart Ignatow Papers, 1937-1989 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
creatorOf Willard, Nancy. Nancy Willard papers, 1941- . University of Michigan
creatorOf Willard, Nancy. Papers, 1941- University of Michigan
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