Brooks, James, 1906-1992

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Painter; East Hampton, N.Y.; d. 1992.

From the description of Oral history interview with James Brooks, 1965 June 10 and 12 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79604582

James Brooks (1906-1992) was a painter from East Hampton, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with James Brooks, 1965 June 10 and June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401425

Painter; East Hampton, N.Y. Died 1992.

Brooks studied under Kimon Nicolaides and Boardman Robinson. He served as an artist in the War Dept. and during the Depression he painted murals for federal art programs. He was a proponent of Abstract Expressionism, and was a friend of Jackson Pollock.

From the description of James Brooks papers, 1928-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82042066

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brooks, James, 1906-1992. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Brooks, James, 1906-1992 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn American Federation of Arts records Archives of American Art
creatorOf Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gladys Kashdin papers Archives of American Art
referencedIn Leen, Nina, 1909-. [The Irascibles] [graphic] / Nina Leen. Archives of American Art
referencedIn New College (Sarasota, Fla.). Fine Arts Institute Collection, 1964-1970. New College of Florida, Jane Bancroft Cook Library
referencedIn April Kingsley and Budd Hopkins papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ruth Bowman papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf Brooks, James, 1906-. James D. Brooks : 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 Brooks, James, 1906-1992. [James Brooks] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Research material on Martha Jackson Archives of American Art
creatorOf Charles Cajori papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf Letters from James Brooks and Sean Scully Archives of American Art
creatorOf Roy R. Neuberger papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bernard M. (Tony) Rosenthal papers Archives of American Art
referencedIn Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection Archives of American Art
creatorOf James Brooks and Charlotte Park papers Archives of American Art
referencedIn Brooks, James : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists Archives of American Art
creatorOf Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008. Enrico Donati, letters received and manuscripts, 1943-1963. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Brooklyn Museum of Art. Dept. of Painting and Sculpture. Institutional file, Exhibitions. Rediscovering James Brooks: WPA murals & other figural works. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Oral history interview with James Brooks Archives of American Art
creatorOf Anne Bowen Parsons collection of interviews on art Archives of American Art
creatorOf Karl E. Fortess interviews with artists Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Albers, Josef. person
associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Arnason, H. Harvard. person
associatedWith Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987. person
associatedWith Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. person
associatedWith Biddle, George, 1885- person
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Brandt, Grace Borgenicht, 1915-2001. person
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum of Art. Dept. of Painting and Sculpture. corporateBody
associatedWith Cajori, Charles, 1921- person
associatedWith Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Day, Worden, 1916-1986. person
associatedWith Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008. person
associatedWith Federal Art Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
associatedWith Grace, Trudie. person
associatedWith Greenbaum, Theodora S. person
associatedWith Guston, Philip, 1913-1980. person
associatedWith Hartigan, Grace. person
associatedWith Heller, Ben, 1925- person
associatedWith Hopkins, Budd, 1931-2011. person
associatedWith Hunter, Sam, 1923- person
associatedWith Kashdin, Gladys Shafran, 1921- person
associatedWith Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982. person
associatedWith Kunitz, Stanley, 1905- person
associatedWith Leen, Nina, 1909- person
associatedWith Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982. person
associatedWith Libsohn, Sol, 1914-2001. person
associatedWith Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969. person
associatedWith Mangravite, Peppino, 1896- person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Neuberger, Roy R. person
associatedWith Nicolaìˆdes, Kimon, 1892-1938. person
associatedWith Park, Charlotte. person
associatedWith Parsons, Anne Bowen person
associatedWith Plimpton, George. person
associatedWith Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956. person
associatedWith Rand, Harry. person
associatedWith Roberts, Colette, 1910-1971. person
associatedWith Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, Bernard M. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, Tony, 1914-2009. person
associatedWith Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946. person
associatedWith Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910- person
associatedWith Steinberg, Saul. person
associatedWith Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900- person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Waddell, James. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
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Abstract expressionism
Art, American
Art
Federal aid to the arts
Painters
Painters
Painting, Modern
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Birth 1906-10-18

Death 1992-03-09

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