Robert Dennis Reid papers


Robert Dennis Reid papers


This small collection of papers of African-American painter and fine arts professor Robert Dennis Reid consists of a resume, 75 letters to and from Reid, scattered exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs and slides of Reid's artwork. There is also one photograph of Reid. Within the correspondence are six letters from Romare Bearden, as well as correspondence with Grand Central Modern Gallery, Grand Central Galleries, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, Fairweather Hardin Gallery (Chicago), Rose Fried Gallery, Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris), Benson Gallery, ADI Gallery, Inc. (San Francisco, Calif.), and the Young Gallery (Calif.).


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Archives of American Art

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Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000 (person)

Painter, instructor; New York City b. Nov. 9, 1924, Atlanta, Ga.; d. Dec. 10, 2000, Riverdale, Ga. From the description of Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84557355 ...

ADI Gallery (corporateBody)

Fairweather Hardin Gallery (corporateBody)

University of Notre Dame. Art Gallery. (corporateBody)

Grand Central Art Galleries (corporateBody)

Art gallery at 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, N.Y. From the description of Frank C. Kirk exhibition catalog, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557706 Art gallery. Founded in 1923, New York, N.Y. Grand Central Moderns, curated by Colette Roberts, was the modern art division; both under management of Erwin S. Barrie. From the description of Grand Central Art Galleries records, 1923-[ca. 1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122594322 ...

Reid, Robert Dennis (person)

African-American painter and fine arts professor Robert Dennis Reid was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1924. He studied at Clark College in Atlanta from 1941-1943 and continued his art education at the Art Institute of Chicago. Later, Reid studied at the Parsons New School of Design in New York City. Throughout his career, Reid exhibitied at Grand Central Art Gallery in New York City, the UCLA Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. In addition, the 1st World Festi...

Rose Fried Gallery (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in the 1940's by Rose Fried, who took over the Pinacotheca Gallery from Dan Harris, later changing the name of the Gallery to reflect her ownership. Fried showed abstract art and was instrumental in introducing the American public to many abstract painters, including Mondrian and Kandinsky. From the description of Rose Fried Gallery records, 1944-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565774 ...

Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris, France) (corporateBody)

Galerie Darthea Speyer was an art gallery established by Darthea Speyer in Paris, France in 1968. That same year she launched the landmark exhibition Twelve Americans, which included David Smith, John Marin, and Jackson Pollock. From the description of Galerie Darthea Speyer records, 1968-2009. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710020442 Galerie Darthea Speyer was founded in 1968 by Darthea Speyer at 6, rue Jacques Callot, Paris, France. The gallery was notable for promoting Am...

Grand Central Moderns Gallery (corporateBody)