Puma, Fernando, 1915-

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Radio show; New York, N.Y.

The radio announcer identifies Fernando Puma (b. 1915) as a "prominent modern artist and gallery owner," and Helen Waren as an "actress and art lover."

From the description of The Artist Reviews Art records, 1943-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220220619

Painter; New York, N.Y.

Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico of Spanish and Indian ancestry. Moved to New York where he developed a personal theory of art called texturism which gave substance to both color and surface form through building up of colors.

From the description of Fernando Puma papers, 1932-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122594487

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Puma, Fernando, 1915-. Fernando Puma papers, 1932-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Puma, Fernando, 1915-. Letter, 1953, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Puma, Fernando, 1915-. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1942-1943. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf PUMA, FERNANDO. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn George Grosz papers, 1893-1981 (inclusive) 1919-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Puma, Fernando, 1915-. The Artist Reviews Art records, 1943-1944. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn E. E. Cummings papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1917-1962 and undated. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Cheney, Sheldon, 1886- person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Grosz, George, 1893-1959. person
associatedWith Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. person
associatedWith Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith Waren, Helen. person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Painting, Modern--20th century--History
Art, Modern--20th century
Hispanic American artists


Birth 1915



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