William Henry Fox records, 1913-33 (bulk), 1908-35 (inclusive).
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Painter and co-founder/president of the Société Anonyme, Inc. From the description of Correspondence, 1928-1929. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 122577860 Katherine S. Dreier, artist, promoter of modern art, and co-founder of the Société Anonyme. Société Anonyme, organization founded in 1920 by Katherine S. Dreier, Marcel Duchamp, and Man Ray to promote modern art among the public. From the description of Katherin...
Culin was University of Pennsylvania museum director from 1892. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892-1894. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226042711 Stewart Culin (1858-1929), ethnologist and museum curator, worked at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of archaeology and Anthropology from 1890 to 1903, and served as Curator of Ethnology at The Brooklyn Museum from 1903 until his death. From the descr...
Brinton was an art critic, curator, and collector; West Chester, Penn. Born 1870. Died 1942. He organized Zuloaga exhibitions and wrote on Zuloaga's work. Zuloaga was a self-taught painter who specialized in portraits and Spanish subjects, such as bullfights. From the description of Christian Brinton papers relating to Ignacio Zuloaga, 1904-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648191 Art critic, curator and collector; West Chester, Pennsylvania and New York, N.Y. Born 187...
The son of Daniel M. Fox, lawyer and mayor of Philadelphia, William Henry Fox received academic (1881) and law (1883) degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied studio art and drew and painted as an amateur. In 1904, Fox served as Secretary of the Fine Arts Department of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri, and the following year became the first Director of the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis. In 1910, he served as Secretary General of...
Art society; New York, N.Y. Est. 1915. Founded in cooperation with the Brooklyn Museum as The Brooklyn Society of Etchers. In 1921, the organization moved to Manhattan and changed its name to The Society of American Etchers; in 1947, it expanded to include lithographers and woodcutters, with a subsequent change of name to The Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters. Since 1951 known as The Society of American Graphic Artists. From ...
Emil Fuchs was born in Vienna, Austria in 1866. He studied art in Vienna and Berlin before emigrating to London in 1897, where he exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1898. Fuchs' work as a medallist and sculptor was well received and his portraits became very fashionable, notably among the British royal family. He modeled a number of medals, portraying Princess Alexandra, which were struck for Queen Victoria; executed a coronation medal for Edward VII; and created the King's likeness ...
The American Federation of Arts was a non-profit education association that sponsored group and one-man shows as well as lecture tours to promote the arts in America. The correspondence with A.F.A. staff Leila Mechlin, Horace Jayne and Burton Cummings deals primarily with exhibitions of the work of Federico Castellón, Misch Kohn and Mauricio Lasansky. Also mentioned is a lecture tour on prints made by Elmer Adler. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1929-1953...
Collecting area: Materials about the Brooklyn Children's Museum. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155458226 The origins of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences extend back to 1823, with the founding of the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library. The Library, located at the corner of Cranberry and Henry Streets in the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, was established for the education and cultural enrichment of young tr...
Art society; New York, N.Y. From the description of Brooklyn Society of Artists exhibition catalogs, 1919-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515481 ...
Born in New York City in 1848, Edwin Howland Blashfield became an artist who specialized in mural painting and advocated for public art. In 1867 Blashfield traveled to Paris where he studied with the figure painter Léon Bonnât. Blashfield's works were exhibited at the Paris Salon during 1875-1879, 1888-1889, and 1892-1893. On July 5, 1881, Blashfield married in Paris Evangeline Wilbour, and soon after took up permanent residence in New York City. He and his wife collaborated on many illustrate...
Landscape painter; Brooklyn, NY; b. 1870, d. 1923; sister of Katherine Dreier Theodor Dreier emigrated from Germany around 1849, settled in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised four daughters (Mary, Margaret, Dorothea, and Katherine) and a son (H. Edward). Mary and Margaret grew up to work for women's suffrage and other social causes. Dorothea and Katherine Dreier studied painting at the Art Students League, with Walter Shirlaw, and in Europe. While these latter two were in Hollan...
Joseph Pennell was an American artist and educator, primarily known for his etchings and illustrations. Much of his early work consisted of city scenes, published in magazines. He later worked on a variety of projects, often illustrating books in collaboration with his wife, author Elizabeth Robins. After spending time in Europe, notably London, Pennell taught art, and the couple collaborated on a biography of James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Joseph Pennell letter to M...
William Henry Goodyear (1846-1923) was an art and architectural historian and the Brooklyn Museum of Art's first Curator of Fine Arts from 1899-1923, an appointment he accepted soon after serving as curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1881-1888). In addition to his responsibilities of developing and maintaining the fine arts collection at the Museum, Goodyear published extensively on art history and pursued research in architectural history. He developed a theory, based on direc...
Architect, inventor and educator, director of the Brooklyn Museum, and dean of the College of Architecture and Design of University of Michigan. From the description of Philip Newell Youtz papers, 1920-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418711 Architect, curator, educator. Curator of the Pennsylvania Museum of Art (1930-1932), director, Brooklyn Museum (1934-1938), director, Pacific Area at the Golden Gate International Exposition,...
The John Herron Art Institute became the Indianapolis Museum of Art ca. 1969-1970. Peat was director 1929-1965. From the description of Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502723 From the description of Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476906 ...
Art museum. From the description of Exhibition of water color paintings by American artists : November7th-December 18th, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515478 The interview program at the Brooklyn Museum was begun by Arlene Jacobowitz in the spring of 1965 with artists whose works were on exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. In 1968, excerpts from the interviews were incorporated into an exhibition entitled "Listening to Pictures," in which visitors could access the s...
The World Center for Women's Archives was created by Mary Ritter Beard in 1936 to collect material on women in the United States and abroad on the grounds that without documents women would continue to be excluded from written history. A secondary purpose was to encourage research an teaching on women's history. The WCWA was disolved in 1941 due to financial problems, and the outbreak of World War II; collections were distributed to Radcliffe and Smith Colleges, and other universities and librar...
Nationality: French. From the description of Femme au petit chapeau [electronic resource]. 1869-1927. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222511846 From the description of Femme au chapeau noir [electronic resource]. 1869-1927. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222511867 From the description of Alice deux mois [electronic resource]. 1869-1927. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id:...
Art school. Organized in 1875 by students as a revolt against the National Academy of Design school. From the description of Art Students League records, 1875-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565877 ...
Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company Records have remained in the custody of the St. Louis Art Museum (formerly St. Louis Museum of Fine Arts) since their creation during the period 1901-1909. Although the World's Fair itself was in operation from April to Dec. 1904, years of preparation by the Art Department preceded the exhibition of American and foreign art works, and many months were required to conclude departmental affairs following the closing. The Art Dept. Chief, Halsey C. Ives, was al...
Painter, draftsman; New York, N.Y. Born near Naples, Italy. Came to New York City in 1896. Studied at the Art Students League and at the New York School of Art from 1898-1908, and in Italy and France from 1909 to 1913, when he returned to New York. From the description of Joseph Stella papers, 1905-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82379655 ...
Founded 1843, the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences was the umbrella organization for four major Brooklyn institutions: Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children's Museum, and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Several smaller organizations were also under its jurisdiction. From the description of Records, 1843-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122529756 The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (BIAS) evolved from the Brooklyn Apprentices' Library Assoc...
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Robert Cushman Murphy and his wife, Grace Emiline Barstow Murphy. From the description of Letters, 1964-1971, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873220 Naturalist, scientist and environmentalist. From the description of Papers, [ca.1895-1965], ca.1895-ca.1965 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 156794758 Robert Cushman Murphy was a zoologist, ornithologist, and ocean...
The Century of Progress Exposition, the World's Fair, was held in Chicago, 1933-1934. From the description of Records, 1933-1934 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007613 A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934. The fair celebrated the scientific and technological advances made in the century since the founding of Chicago in 1833. The main features of the fair included exhibits depicting th...
American editor. From the description of Typewritten letter signed "Frank" : Vanity Fair, New York, to Anita Loos, 1926 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539358 Francis Welch Crowninshield was editor of Vanity Fair for over 20 years and one of the founders of the Museum of Modern Art. From the description of Frank Crowninshield papers, 1880-1940. (Fashion Institute of Tech Library). WorldCat record id: 226537671 Epithet: editor of 'Vanity Fair' ...
The Carnegie Institute Museum of Art was established in 1895 by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, in Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864363 Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1896-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 688849035 From the description of Carnegie Institute, Museum of A...
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1918 to provide support, advocacy, and promotion to businesses in the borough of Brooklyn. The Chamber accomplished these goals by organizing events such as the 1922 Manufacturers Industrial Show, an exposition highlighting Brooklyn-based manufacturers for citizens of the borough and New York City. By 1937, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce was the second largest organization of its kind in the country. Throughout the mid-20th century, ...
John Hill Morgan (1870-1945), an assistant professor and curator of American painting at Yale University, was considered an authority on early American art, most notably of portraits of George Washington. Among his publications are "The Life Portraits of George Washington and Their Replicas" (1931) which he co-wrote with Mantle Fielding, "Gilbert Stuart and His Pupils" (1939), and "Early American Painters" (1921), as well as other monographs and articles on artists such as John Watson, Joseph Bl...