Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981

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Printmaker, painter; Stamford, Conn.

From the description of Louis Schanker interview, [ca. 1963] [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81966418

From the description of Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, [circa 1963] [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312026329

Printmaker and painter; Stamford, Conn.

Trained at Cooper Union, the Art Students League, and the Educational Alliance School of Art. Between 1934 and 1939, Schanker completed 11 mural panels for the Neponsit Beach Hospital on Long Island, and murals for radio station WNYC and the Science and Health Building at the New York World's Fair. He later taught at the New School and Bard College.

From the description of Louis Schanker papers, 1926-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454415

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referencedIn Herman, Andrew. Louis Schanker [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981. Louis Schanker : 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 Herman, Andrew. Louis Schanker [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Wittenborn and Company. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1944-1962. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1944. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981. Louis Schanker papers, 1926-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981. Louis Schanker interview, [ca. 1963] [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Diamond, Martin. Who were they? : my personal contact with 35 American modernists your art history course never mentioned / by Martin Diamond. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Schanker, Louis, 1903- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Photography. Records, Exhibition negatives: installations. Abstractions: Woodblock Color Prints of Louis Schanker. 1943. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf SCHANKER, LOUIS. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Willard Gallery. Willard Gallery records, 1917-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Parsons, Anne Bowen. Anne Bowen Parsons collection of interviews on art, 1967-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981,. Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, [circa 1963] [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn Museum records, 1823-1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Federation of Arts. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969) Archives of American Art
referencedIn Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Prints, Drawings and Photographs. Institutional file, Exhibitions. Abstractions: the woodblock color prints of Louis Schanker. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. Records, Exhibition views: installations. Abstractions: Woodblock Color Prints of Louis Schanker. 1943. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Photography. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Prints, Drawings and Photographs. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. corporateBody
associatedWith Diamond, Martin. person
associatedWith Herman, Andrew. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Parsons, Anne Bowen person
associatedWith Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920- person
associatedWith Willard Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Wittenborn and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Connecticut--Stamford
Connecticut--Stamford
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Painters--Interviews
Art, American
Printmaker--Interviews
Muralists
Federal aid to the arts
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Mural painting and decoration, American
Painters
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Birth 1903

Death 1981

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