Elise Asher papers 1923-1994


Elise Asher papers, 1923-1994

Elise Asher papers 1923-1994

The Elise Asher papers measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1923 to 1994. The collection includes biographical material, letters, writings, works of art, business records, printed material, and photographs reflecting Asher's career as a poet, painter, and sculptor, and her friendships with many prominent artists of the mid-twentieth century.


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Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011

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Painter (New York, N.Y.) Born 1928. From the description of Helen Frankenthaler interview, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220179604 Helen Frankenthaler (1928- 2011) was a painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Helen Frankenthaler, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595062 Painters; New York, N.Y. Frankenthaler and Motherwell were married, and subsequently divorced. Were good fri...

Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988

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Sculptor; New York, N.Y.; d. 1988. From the description of A Conversation with Louise Nevelson, 1980 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123419967 Sculptor; interviewee d.1988. From the description of Reminiscences of Louise Nevelson : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419737 Sculptor (New York, N.Y.) Died in 1988. From the description of Louise Nevelson interviews, 1964 Ju...

Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970

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De Groot, Nanno, 1913-1964.

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De Groot, of Dutch origin, lived in Provincetown, Massachusetts. From the description of Nanno de Groot papers, 1949-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515396 ...

Mailer, Norman

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Norman Mailer was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1923 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. After graduation from Boys High School, he later graduated from Harvard University. Mailer served two years in Leyte, Luzon and Japan during World War II. In 1948, he produced his first novel, The Naked and the Dead, considered by many critics to be one of the most important novels to emerge from the second world war. Mailer's second novel, Barbary Shore, was described by its author as a "product of inten...

Vonnegut, Kurt

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1965-2002. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 259277264 From the description of Papers, 1941-2007. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 41182258 Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His writings include articles, short stories and scripts, but he is most well-known for his novels from his first, Player Piano in 1952, through Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five, to his last Timequake in 1997. Nanny Vo...

Elise Asher

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1914, Elise Asher studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, Bradford Junior College, Boston College, and at Simmons College. She began her career as a poet, culminating in a volume of her poetry entitled The Meandering Absolute . Upon her 1947 arrival in New York City, her attention turned to painting and sculpture. The Tanager Gallery mounted her first solo exhibition in 1953. Asher was married to painter Nanno de Groot from 1949...

Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006

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American poet Kunitz won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 for SELECTED POEMS and held the position of Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1974 to 1976. In 2000 he was named United States Poet Laureate. He has also translated the work of a number of Russian poets. From the description of Atlantic Monthly Press author files of Stanley Kunitz, 1965-1983. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 177477000 Poet; New York, N.Y. From the...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Guston, Philip, 1913-1980

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xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Painter. From the description of Oral history interview with Philip Guston, 1965 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78587878 Philip Guston, born Phillip Goldstein (June 27, 1913 – June 7, 1980), was a painter and printmaker in the New York School, an art movement that included many abstract expressionists like Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. In the late 1960s Guston helped to lead a transition from abstract expressionism to neo...

Tworkov, Jack

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Jack Tworkov was a painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1900; d. 1982. Bramberger and Tworkov were friends. From the description of Jack Tworkov letters to Troy-Jjohn Bramberger, 1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81952814 Jack Tworkov, 1900-1982, painter of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Jack Tworkov, 1981 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007167 Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1900; d. 1982. From the descrip...

Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997

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d. Feb. 2, 1997, Yiannina, Greece. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 84607001 Theodore Stamos (1922-1997) was an Abstract Expressionist painter and educator in N.Y. and Greece. From the description of Theodoros Stamos papers, 1922-2007. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744426362 Theodros Stamos, Abstract Expressionist Painter; NY and Lefkada Greece, 1922-1997; James ...

Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985

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Painter (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Fritz Bultman interview, 1968 Jan. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220181531 Painter, sculptor; New York, N.Y. Born in New Orleans, Bultman began his studies with Morris Graves in 1931. He studied in Munich, 1935-1957, where he also was a tenant of Mrs. Hans Hofmann. From 1938-1941, he attended the New Bauhaus of Chicago and studied with Hofmann in N.Y. and Provincetown. Bultman taught drawing at th...

Motherwell, Robert

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Abstract expressionist painter. Close friend of Baziotes. From the description of Robert Motherwell postcard to William Baziotes, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557368 Robert Motherwell, 1915-1991, painter of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401238 Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1915; d. 1991. From the description of Robert Motherwell in...

Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966

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Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) was a painter and teacher in Provincetown, Mass. From the description of Hans Hofmann papers, [ca. 1904]-1978 (bulk 1945-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551474 Painter, teacher. From the description of Hans Hofmann letter to Mrs. Spingarn, 1938 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389762 Biography Hans Hofmann created a distinctive primordial world of color and l...