Alison de Lima Greene artist correspondence files, 1985-2000.


Alison de Lima Greene artist correspondence files, 1985-2000.

The files contain correspondence with artists, often relating to objects in the MFAH collection. They also contain letters from young or emerging artists offering resumes and art work (as gift or for sale). Some contain object slides and photography; many contain postcards or copies of work. Includes many artists associated with MFAH and Glassell School and many whose works are owned by MFAH.

3 linear ft.

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Curatorial department. (corporateBody)

Alison de Lima Green served as Assistant Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, from 1985-1987. She was Associate Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, from 1987-1992. From 1992 through the present she has served as Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, with a title change in 2001 to Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art. From the description of Alison de Lima Greene's subject files, 1984-1994. (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Hirsch Library). WorldCat record id: 212626020 The photography departme...

Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-.... (person)

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Long, Bert L. (person)

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Serra, Richard, 1939-.... (person)

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Havel, Joseph G., 1954- (person)

Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-2001 (person)

John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001), African American artist, was born in Gastonia, North Carolina. He attended Hampton Institute in Virginia and started taking art classes under the tutelage of Viktor Lowenfeld. Lowenfeld moved to Pennsylvania State University, and Biggers followed him to study in the art department there. He received his doctorate from the University in 1954. A few years earlier, Biggers had moved to Houston, Texas to establish the art department at Texas Southern University. ...

Freed, Frank (person)

Stella, Frank, 1945- (person)

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Chin, Mel, 1951- (person)

Sculptor, painter; Houston, Tex. and New York, N.Y. From the description of Mel Chin papers, 1977-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83049866 ...

Downes, Rackstraw (person)

Greene, Alison de Lima (person)

Johns, Jasper, 1930- (person)

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 ...