Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966

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French painter, writer and teacher, Ozenfant opened painting schools in Paris (1924 and 1932), London (1938), Cannes (1939) and New York (1939). In 1953 he was investigated by McCarthy and dismissed. He returned to France, where he was renaturalized.

From the description of Letter to Prade, 1933 Nov. 27. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80589467

The French painter Ozenfant was also an author and a professor. He founded the art review L'esprit nouveau (1920-1925), created the Ozenfant School of Fine Arts in New York (1939), and the Ozenfant atelier in Cannes (1955).

From the description of Papers related to Ozenfant's contribution to the Encyclopédie Française, 1934-1935. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82837499

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referencedIn Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-. Ilya Bolotowsky interview, 1968 Mar. 24 - Apr. 7. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Pierre Matisse Gallery records, 1925-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Frankforter, Katherine. Class notes from Black Mountain College, 1942-1945. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Kiesler, Frederick. Letters received by Frederick Kiesler, 1937-1961. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Letter : New York, to Lewis Mumford, Amenia, 1940 Dec. 13. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf OZENFANT, AMEDEE. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Rankine, V. V., 1920-2004. Oral history interview with V. V. Rankine 1990 Mar. 2-22. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Papers related to Ozenfant's contribution to the Encyclopédie Française, 1934-1935. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Valançay, Robert. Robert Valançay correspondence, 1920-1985 (bulk 1930-1949). Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Westerdahl, Eduardo. Correspondence and papers relating to Gaceta de Arte, ca. 1932-1936. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédeé, 1886-1966. Amédée Ozenfant : 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 Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Letters, 1940-1964, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Crotti, Jean, 1878-1958. Jean Crotti papers, 1913-1973, bulk 1913-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rankine, V. V., 1920-. V. V. Rankine interviews, 1990 Mar. 2-Mar. 22. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Letter to Prade, 1933 Nov. 27. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Joaquín Torres-García papers, circa 1904-1994 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Robert Valançay correspondence, 1921-1978 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Torres-García, Joaquín, 1874-1949. Joaquín Torres-García papers, ca. 1904-1994. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1963. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983. Houghton Cranford Smith papers, 1890-1991. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943. Lucien and Marcelle Labaudt papers, 1896-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Le Fauconnier (draft essay), 1948 Nov. 29. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Jean Crotti papers, 1913-1973, bulk 1913-1961 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Le Corbusier, 1887-1965. Manuscripts, sketches, correspondence, and photographs, 1911-1970 (bulk 1920-1955). Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983. Houghton Cranford Smith papers, 1890-1991. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Houghton Cranford Smith papers, 1890-1991 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981,. Oral history interview with Ilya Bolotowsky, 1968 Mar. 24 - Apr. 7 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ozenfant, Amédée, 1886-1966. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Abraham, Pierre, b. 1892. person
associatedWith Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907- person
associatedWith Crotti, Jean, 1878-1958. person
associatedWith Frankforter, Katherine. person
associatedWith Kiesler, Frederick. person
associatedWith Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943. person
correspondedWith Le Corbusier, 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Le Fauconnier, Henri, 1881-1945. person
associatedWith Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Ozenfant, Amédée, 1888-1966 person
associatedWith Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Prade. person
associatedWith Rankine, V. V., 1920-2004 person
associatedWith Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983. person
associatedWith Torres-García, Joaquín, 1874-1949. person
associatedWith Valançay, Robert. person
associatedWith Valançay, Robert person
associatedWith Westerdahl, Eduardo. person
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Arts, French
Artists--Correspondence
Art, French--20th century
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Painting, Modern--20th century
Art--French (?)--Reproductions
Authors--Correspondence
Artists--Legal status, laws, etc
Cubism
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Birth 1886-04-15

Death 1966-05-04

French

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