Artists files, [ca. 1930]-1986.

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Whitney Museum of American Art. Artists files, [ca. 1930]-1986.

Artists files, [ca. 1930]-1986.

Files primarily about twentieth century American artists, both famous and not well-known. Broad range of material includes photographs of works of art, exhibition catalogs, invitations of exhibitions, news clippings, reviews, reprints of articles, biographical information, press releases, and data about specific works of art. Also, some correspondence with curators and others about the artists, and a small amount of correspondence with the artists themselves. Some loan forms are included. Artists include Charles Burchfield, Alexander Calder, Arthur Davies, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, William Glackens, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Georgia O'Keeffe, and John Sloan. In addition, a large series of notebooks contains numerous photographs of works of art, artists, and workshops. Artists represented are Alexander Calder, Ellsworth Kelly, Jasper Johns, Reginald Marsh, Willem de Kooning, Katherine Schmidt, and James Turrell. Other notebooks prepared by curators for Whitney Museum catalogs contain descriptions of the work of art accompanied by photographs. Artists include Edwin Dickinson, Philip Evergood, John Heliker, Reginald Marsh, Bernard Reder, John Sloan, Raphael Soyer, Jack Tworkov, Andrew Wyeth, and William Zorach.

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Marin, John, 1870-1953

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Sloan, John, 1871-1951

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Illustrator, painter, etcher, teacher, writer, lithographer; lived in New York City and Santa Fe, N.M. From the description of John Sloan manuscript collection, 1871-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775599666 Painter, etcher, illustrator, teacher, writer, and lithographer; lived in New York City and Santa Fe, N.M.; John Sloan and Will Shuster, painter, graphic artist, illustrator, and sculptor, first met in the summer of 1920, their friendship lasted until Sloan's death ...

Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009

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Reder, Bernard, 1897-1963

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Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954

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American painter and illustrator. From the description of Photographs, [ca. 1930-1940] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155486635 Painter, illustrator, etcher; New York, N.Y. From the description of Reginald Marsh printed material, 1915-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84389391 Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) was a painter, illustrator, and etcher from New York, N.Y. Marsh was a lifelong free-lance illustrator for the New Yorker, Es...

Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967

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Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) was a watercolorist and painter in West Seneca, N.Y. From the description of Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler, 1966 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477543 From the description of Charles Burchfield letter to Alan M. Pensler, 1966 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821068 Painter; Gardenville, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Burchfield, 1959 Aug. 19. (Unknown). Wo...

Zorach, William, 1887-1966

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Sculptor, painter; interviewees are married. From the description of Reminiscences of Willam and Marguerite Zorach : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727160 William Zorach (1887-1966) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, Feb. 8, 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821127 Artist. From the description of William Z...

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Sculptor. From the description of Alexander Calder correspondence, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452461 Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Alexander Calder, 1971 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395903 B. 1898, d. 1976. From the description of Alexander Calder artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431975 ...

Turrell, James Fielding, 1970-

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Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Philip Evergood interview, 1959 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78587895 Painter (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Philip Evergood interview, 1968 Dec. 3 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84162936 Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Philip Evergood and his wife, Julia Evergood. From the description of Letters, 1937-1965, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania...

Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987

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Soyer was a painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Artists' statement, 1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394893 Painter. From the description of Raphael Soyer papers, 1949-1954. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935130 Raphael Soyer, 1899-1987, painter of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Raphael Soyer, 1981 May 13-June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 657038622 From ...

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...

Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928

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Artist; painter and printmaker; b. Utica, New York. From the description of Arthur B. Davies collection, 1890-1998. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972386 Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Arthur B. Davies letters to Sally Lewis, 1919-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122647988 ...

Dove, Arthur Garfield. 1880-1946

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Arthur Dove painted with Brooks's daughter-in-law, Inez Seibert Brooks. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [Between 1920 and 1946]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 175227818 Arthur Garfield Dove (1880-1946) and Helen Torr Dove were painters from Geneva and Centerport, N.Y. Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., Arthur Dove settled in New York City in 1903, becoming an illustrator for popular magazines, including ...

Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978

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Katherine Schmidt (1898-1978) was a still life painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt, 1969 Dec. 8-15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477554 From the description of Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt, 1969 Dec. 8-Dec. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123380125 Katherine Schmidt Shubert was an artist and a member of the Woodstock, N.Y. summer circle of artists. Her first husb...

Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-....

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Born in 1923, Newburgh, New York. From the description of Artist file. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122547390 ...

Glackens, William J., 1870-1938.

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Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978

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American painter and educator. Died 1978. From the guide to the Edwin Walter Dickinson Journals, 1916-1971, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Painter; Wellfleet, Massachusetts. From the description of Edwin W. Dickinson interview, 1970 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78293261 From the description of Edwin W. Dickinson interview, 1972 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77926490 Artist. F...

O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), American artist....

Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967

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Prominent American painter. From the description of Ledger books, [ca. 1924]-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490730 Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1882; d. 1967. From the description of Edward Hopper interview, 1959 June 17 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163279 Edward Hopper, (b. 1882; d. 1967), painter of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Edward Hopper, 1959 June 17 [sound recording]...

Whitney Museum of American Art

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American art museum; New York, N.Y. Founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and formally opened in 1931. Previous to its opening as a museum it was known as the Whitney Studio Club (1914-28) and Whitney Studio Galleries (1928-30). From the description of Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133455 The Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art is an upper level membershi...

Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910

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Winslow Homer was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836. He was raised in Cambridge, where he developed a love of art and the outdoors. At the age of 19 he began his career as an illustrator, apprenticing at the J.H. Bufford lithographic firm in Boston. He then decided to become a freelance illustrator. In 1859 Homer moved to New York to work for Harper's Weekly, serving as artist-correspondent for the magazine during the Civil War. After taking some art classes at the National Academy of Desig...

Johns, Jasper, 1930-

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American artist. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Herbert J. Seligmann, 1964 Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874947 Artist. From the description of Oral history, 1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160768 Modern artist; native of Allendale, S.C. From the description of Jasper Johns vertical files collection, 1952-1998. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 40189279 ...

De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997

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Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) was an abstract artist from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Willem De Kooning and others, 1979 Sept. (Smithsonian Archives of American Art). WorldCat record id: 688855147 Abstract artist; New York. 1904-1997. From the description of Oral history interview with Willem DeKooning and others, 1979 September [sound recording]. (Smithsonian Archives of American Art). WorldCat record id: 123944643 ...

Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964

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Stuart Davis (1892-1964) was a painter and teacher, from New York. From the description of Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis Henry Taylor, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821083 Painter; New York, N.Y. Birthdate also cited as 1894. From the description of Stuart Davis interview, 1962 May-June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220202540 Painter and teacher, New York. From the description of Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis...

Heliker, John, 1909-2000

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d. February 22, 2000. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 84464593 Painter, educator; New York, N.Y. Studied at the Art Students League. Professor of Art at Columbia Univ. 1950-1977, students included Charles Cajori, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Jonathan Silver, Robert La Hotan, and Angelo Ippolito. Founding member of New York Studio School with Philip Guston, Leland ...