Siskind, Aaron, 1971-

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Siskind, Aaron. American Photographer. Born: New York City, 4 December 1903. Education: DeWitt Clinton High School, New York; City College of New York, B.S.S. in literature 1926; self-taught in photography. Family: Married Sidonie Glaller in 1929. Instructor in English, various public schools, New York, 1926-49. Took first photos, Bermuda, 1930; professional freelance photographer since 1932. Member of the Film and Photo League, New York, 1932-35, 1936-41. Part-time Instructor in Photography, Trenton College, New Jersey, 1950; Instructor in Photography, with Harry Callahan, Black Mountain College, Beria, North Carolina, 1951; Professor of Photography, 1951-71, and Head of the Department of Photography, Institute of Design, 1961-71, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Adjunct Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1971; Visiting Lecturer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973. Co-Editor, Choice poetry and photography magazine, Chicago, 1961-70. Founder Member, Society for Photographic Education, 1963; Trustee, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1964. Recipient: Guggenheim Fellowship, 1966; Distinguished Career in Photography Award, Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, 1981; Photography Award, St. Botolph Club Foundation, Boston, 1982; Governor's Arts Award, Rhode Island State Council of the Arts, 1983. Honorary doctorates: Columbia College, Chicago, 1971; Northwestern University, Chicago, 1980; Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 1981; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1981. Died: (in Rhode Island) 8 February 1991.

From the description of Aaron Siskind : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 701244333

Photographer; b. 1903.

From the description of Aaron Siskind miscellaneous acquisitions collection, 1964-[ongoing]. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28420152

Aaron Siskind, b. 1903; d. 1991, Photographer of New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Aaron Siskind, 1982 Sept. 28-Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007163

Photographer; New York, N.Y.; b. 1903; d. 1991.

From the description of Aaron Siskind interview, 1982 Sept. 28 - Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220208963

Photographer; Providence, R.I., Born 1903. Died 1991.

From the description of Aaron Siskind papers, 1967-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557160

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creatorOf Chiarenza, Carl. Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron,. Street market, Harlem 1937 [graphic] / Aaron Siskind. Library of Congress
referencedIn Fogg Art Museum 20th-century history of photography collection, 1900-1984 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Putnam, Anne Eisner. Papers, 1913-1995. Houghton Library
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron,. Street scene 1, Harlem 1940 [graphic] / Aaron Siskind. Library of Congress
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Photographs of building interiors by Adler and Sullivan. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Collection. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985. Rudi Blesh papers, 1909-1983. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Focus Gallery. Focus Gallery records, 1966-1987. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron,. Street scene 3, Harlem 1935 [graphic] / Aaron Siskind. Library of Congress
referencedIn Siskind, Aaron, 1906-1991 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. PAD/D pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Tolbert, Mildred. Mildred Tolbert Photograph Collection [picture]. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Yamin, Alice. Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Oral history interview with Aaron Siskind, 1982 Sept. 28-Oct. 2. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Aaron Siskind : Artist File. International Center of Photography
referencedIn Gibson, Ralph, 1939-. Papers, 1959-[ongoing]. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Loew, Michael, 1907-1985. Michael Loew papers, 1930-1997. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Aaron Siskind papers, 1967-1977. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Zabriskie Gallery. Zabriskie Gallery records, 1951-2001. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Teller, Jane. Jane Teller papers, 1911-1991. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Crane, Arnold H. Arnold Crane portfolio of photographs, "Portraits of the Photographers," 1968-1969. Archives of American Art
referencedIn History of photography collection, 1840-1986 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf SISKIND, AARON. Franklin Furnace artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Registrar. Tradition and the Unpredictable: The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection, exhibition files, 1991-1994 1993-1994. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Hirsch Library, Hirsch Library
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Aaron Siskind miscellaneous acquisitions collection, 1964-[ongoing]. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf SISKIND, AARON. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Wechsler, Judith,. Judith Wechsler papers, circa 1985-1994. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Zabriskie Gallery. Zabriskie Gallery records, 1951-2010. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Aaron Siskind interview, 1982 Sept. 28 - Oct. 2. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Crane, Arnold H. Arnold Crane interviews of photographers, [ca. 1968-1971]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Zabriskie Gallery. Zabriskie Gallery records, 1951-2001. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron,. Watermelon man, Harlem 1940 [graphic] / Aaron Siskind. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984. person
associatedWith Adler and Sullivan. corporateBody
associatedWith Alexander, Stuart. person
associatedWith Arnheim, Rudolf. person
associatedWith Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Caponigro, Paul, 1932- person
associatedWith Chermayeff, Ivan. person
associatedWith Chiarenza, Carl. person
associatedWith Chicago Auditorium Building (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Crane, Arnold H. person
associatedWith Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976. person
associatedWith De Kooning, Willem, 1904- person
associatedWith Focus Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Gibson, Ralph, 1939- person
associatedWith Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974. person
associatedWith Jachna, Joseph D. person
associatedWith Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. person
associatedWith Kline, Franz, 1910-1962. person
associatedWith Lewis, Golda, d. 2005. person
associatedWith Loew, Michael, 1907-1985. person
associatedWith Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Motherwell, Robert. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Registrar. corporateBody
associatedWith Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970. person
associatedWith Ostrow, Stephen E. person
associatedWith Photo League. corporateBody
associatedWith Putnam, Anne Eisner. person
associatedWith Robbins, Daniel. person
associatedWith Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970. person
associatedWith Savage, Naomi, 1927- person
associatedWith Shestack, Alan. person
associatedWith Shikler, Barbara person
associatedWith Solomon, Joe. person
associatedWith Still, Clyfford, 1904- person
associatedWith Strand, Paul, 1890-1976. person
associatedWith Teller, Jane. person
associatedWith Tolbert, Mildred. person
associatedWith Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971. person
associatedWith Wechsler, Judith, person
associatedWith Yamin, Alice. person
associatedWith Zabriskie Gallery. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Illinois--Chicago
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Rhode Island--Providence
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Photographers--Interviews
Architecture
Photography
Photography, Abstract
Carts & wagons--1930-1940
Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Decoration and ornament, Architectural, in interior decoration
Watermelons--1940
African Americans--Women--1940
African Americans--Domestic life--1930-1940
African Americans--Children--1930-1940
African Americans--Men--1940
Documentary photography
Photographers
Abstract Expressionism
Markets--1930-1940
Occupation
Photographers--United States
Photographers
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Birth 1971

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