McGarrell, James, 1930-

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Painter, educator; Portland, Oregon.

From the description of James McGarrell interview, 1978 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220188036

James McGarrell (1930- ) is a painter and educator; Portland, Or.

From the description of Oral history interview with James McGarrell, 1978 Aug. 17 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613315623

Painter and educator, St. Louis, Missouri. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Fulbright Fellowship, 1955. Taught at Reed College, Indiana University and Washington University in St. Louis.

From the description of James McGarrell papers, 1954-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557116

James McGarrell (1930- ) is an American painter known for his landscapes and lush, brilliantly-colored figurative interiors. He studied at Indiana University, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the University of California, Los Angeles. He also received a Fulbright grant to study in Germany. He has had more than one hundred solo exhibitions across the United States and Europe, and his work is in the permanent collections of major museums around the world.

Images of his work may be found on his website at

From the guide to the James McGarrell Collection, 1957-1963, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frank Perls papers and Frank Perls Gallery records Archives of American Art
creatorOf James McGarrell papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ellen Lanyon papers Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records Archives of American Art
creatorOf James McGarrell Collection, 1957-1963 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Lois Dodd papers Archives of American Art
creatorOf McGarrell, James, 1930-. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn McGarrell, James, 1930- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf MCGARRELL, JAMES. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn McGarrell, James : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf McGarrell, James, 1930-. James McGarrell : 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 McGarrell, James, 1930-. James McGarrel : artist file. Indianapolis Museum of Art Library
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creatorOf Oral history interview with James McGarrell Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Barrie, Dennis, person
associatedWith Dodd, Lois person
associatedWith Frances Wolfson Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Indianapolis Museum of Art Stout Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Lanyon, Ellen. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Perls, Frank corporateBody
associatedWith Perls, Frank, 1910-1975. person
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Art, American
Figurative art
Painting, American
Painting, Modern
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Birth 1930-02-22




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