New York Artists Equity Association records, 1944-2010.

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New York Artists Equity Association records, 1944-2010.

Business, project and exhibition files, artists files, photographs, publications, scrapbooks, audio and video recordings, interview transcripts, and printed material documenting the activities of the New York Artists Equity Association. Business files include organizational history files, constitutions, minutes of meetings of the National Artists Equity Association, and the New York Artists Equity Association, financial and legal documents, including art-related legislation, committee and national convention documents, membership files, applications, executive committee, boards of directors, and presidents' files, including those of Louise Nevelson, Harry Waterson, Roy Gussow, Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Karl Zerbe, Ernst Fiene, Sidney Laufman, Carolyn deLisser, Burt Hasen, and Bert Diener, among others. Project and exhibition files include material pertaining to the Artists Welfare Fund, Art Bank artwork donation records, masked ball benefit notebooks, and documentation including Improvisations Masquerade Ball books, 1950-1960, with lithographic reproductions, The Association's Broome Street gallery exhibition records and visitor registers, the Association's 55th Anniversary, including recollections by Helen Frankenthaler, Sidney Simon, and Lorrie Goulet. Artists files include Frances Avery regarding the WPA, Henry Botkin, Emlen Etting, Ernest Fiene, Roy Gussow, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, and Karl Zerbe. Photographs are of members and events taken by Arnold Newman and Ilya Bolotowsky, among others. Included are photographs of "Art For Fashion's Sake," Saks Fifth Avenue display windows designed by Assoiation members, 1950. Among the photographs of members are Harold Ambellan, Edward Chavez, Lily Cushing, Julio De Diego, Jimmy Ernst, Ernest Fiene, David Fredenthal, Sue Fuller, Chaim Gross, William Hayter, Hilton Kramer, Leon Kroll, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Howard Mandel, Edward Millman, George L. K. Morris, Elias Newman, Richard O'Hanlon, Helen Phillips (Hayter), Ruth Reeves, Anton Refregier, Lincoln Rothschild, John Sloan, David Smith, Hudson Walker, June Wayne, and Denny Winters. Publications include "The Artists Proof," the Association's quarterly, and newsletters. Four scrapbooks contain clippings, posters, photos, correspondence, printed material, and reproductions of artists' works. Audio and video recordings include DVD, VHS, cassette, and reel- to-reel recordings of annual meetings, ART Thursday public programs, symposia, awards dinners, and Broome Street gallery exhibitions. Interview transcripts are with a variety of artists and include releases. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs, flyers, posters, invitations, clippings and magazines.

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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...

Laufman, Sidney, 1891-

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Landscape painter; born in Cleveland, Ohio; d. 1985. He studied at the Cleveland School of Art, the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, and under Robert Henri at the Art Students League of New York. After World War I, he and his wife settled in Paris where he worked for thirteen years before returning to the United States. He was active in the Federal Emergency Relief Administration in Florida and the WPA in New York. He also taught at the Art Students League in 1938. From the de...

Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Yasuo Kuniyoshi letter to Edgar P. Richarson, 1948 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79897805 Japanese-American painter and printmaker; New York. From the description of [Yasuo Kuniyoshi art work] [graphic] / Yasuo Kuniyoshi, artist and photographer. [ca. 1945-1953] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81603860 Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) was a Japanese-American painter, printmaker and photogra...

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...

Botkin, Henry Albert, 1896-1983

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Henry Botkin (1896-1983) was an American abstract, modern and expressionist painter and illustrator; he was known for his figure-views, still lifes, and non-objective paintings. He was active in artistic circles, served as president of four major art organizations (Artists Equity Association, American Abstract Artists, Group 256 Provincetown, and Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors), and in 1955 organized the first exhibition of American abstract art at the Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo,...

Fiene, Ernest, 1894-1966

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Painter, lithographer, etcher, illustrator and teacher. Died 1965. From the description of Ernest Fiene papers, 1926-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122739 ...

Fredenthal, David, 1914-1958

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Painter, illustrator; Detroit, Mich. and New York, N.Y. From the description of David Fredenthal papers, 1931-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84232707 ...

Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981

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Russian-American abstract painter; New York, N.Y. Died 1981. From the description of Ilya Bolotowsky interview, 1968 Mar. 24 - Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220181271 From the description of Ilya Bolotowsky interview, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78430875 From the description of Abstraction and neoplasticism : lecture, 1975 January 15 / by Ilya Bolotowsky. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84201827 From the description of Ilya Bolotowsky paper...

Chavez, Edward Arcenio, 1917-1995

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Edward Chavez (1917-1995) is a painter, mural painter, and sculptor from Woodstock, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Edward Chavez, 1964 Nov. 5 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83753933 Painter, sculptor; Woodstock, New York. From the description of Edward Arcenio Chavez papers, 1933-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122647888 ...

Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984

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Painter, educator; New York, N.Y. Died 1984. From the description of Jimmy Ernst interview, 1974 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185787 Jimmy Ernst (1920-1984) was a painter and educator from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Jimmy Ernst, 1974 Sept. 20 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595156 ...

Millman, Edward, 1907-1964

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Edward Millman (b. Chicago on January 1, 1907; d. Woodstock, N.Y., Feb. 11, 1964), painter, muralist, educator and lecturer. From the description of Millman, Edward, 1907-1964 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10600452 Mural painter; Chicago, Illinois. Painted murals for the Federal Art Project in Chicago, Illinois. From the description of Edward Millman papers, 1933-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502677 ...

Gross, Chaim, 1904-

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Chaim Gross, 1904-1991, sculptor of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Chaim Gross, 1981 May 26- 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397029 Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Died 1991. From the description of Chaim Gross interviews, 1981 May 26-May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220182061 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died 1991. From the description of Chaim Gross interview, 1964 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Art Bank (U.S.)

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Hasen, Burt.

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New York Artists Equity Association

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Originally named New York Chapter of Artists Equity Association, changing to Artists Equity Association of New York, and ca. 1980, to New York Artists Equity Association. From the description of New York Artists Equity Association records, 1944-2010. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 669910293 From the description of New York Artists Equity Association records, 1944-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394546 ...

Artists Welfare Fund.

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Knight, Gwendolyn.

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Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000

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Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1917; d. 2000. From the description of Oral history interviews with Jacob Lawrence, 1982 July 20-Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84455118 Jacob Lawrence was an African-American painter and illustrator. He received the Spingarm Medal in 1975 and taught at the New School and Pratt Institute. He died in 2000. From the description of Jacob Lawrence exhibition card and autobiographical notes, 1947-1948. (Pennsylvania State University...

Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-1976

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Hudson D. Walker (1907-1976) was an art adminstrator and collector from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Hudson Dean Walker, 1971 Sept. 1-1972 Aug. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397625 Collector and administrator; New York, N.Y.; d. 1976. From the description of Hudson D. Walker papers, 1920-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83753904 Hudson Dean Walker (1907-1976) was an art administrator and collector from New...

Reeves, Ruth, 1892-1966

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Designer and textile designer; New York, N.Y. Served as head of the poster division of the New York City Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration in the late 1930s. Studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y., the San Francisco School of Design, and the Art Students League of New York. Taught at the School of Painting and Sculpture at Columbia Univ. and the Cooper Union Art School. Died Dec. 23, 1966, at age 74. From the description of Ru...

Phillips, Helen, 1913-

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Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972

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Karl Zerbe (1903-1972) was a painter in Munich, Germany and Boston, Mass. From the description of Karl Zerbe papers, 1938-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710020485 ...

Mandel, Howard, 1917-1999

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Painter, sculptor, designer; New York, N.Y. From the description of Howard Mandel papers, 1934-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557051 ...

Kramer, Hilton

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Refregier, Anton, 1905-

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Painter; Woodstock, New York. From the description of Oral history interview with Anton Refregier, 1964 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220195819 Painter; Woodstock, N.Y. Died in 1979. From the description of Anton Refregier papers, 1900-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821044 From the description of Anton Refregier papers, 1900-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291504 From the description of Anton Refregier papers, ca. 1900-...

Etting, Emlen, 1905-1993

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Emlen Etting (1905-1993) was a filmmaker and printmaker from Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Oral history interview with Emlen Etting, 1988 Oct. 12 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395845 Filmmaker, printmaker; Philadelphia, Pa.; d. 1993. From the description of Emlen Etting interview, 1988 Oct. 12 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82977073 Painter and illustrator; Philadelphia, Pa. Died 1993. ...

Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997.

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Sidney Simon (1917-1997) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Sidney Simon, 1973 Oct. 17-Nov. 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596717 From the description of Oral history interview with Sidney Simon, 1973 Oct. 17-Nov. 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744429619 Sidney Simon (1917-1997) was a painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description o...

Waterson, Harry.

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O'HANLON, RICHARD

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Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974

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Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Leon Kroll : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743152 Leon Kroll (1884-1974) was a painter from New York, N.Y. Kroll was a leading painter during the 1920's and 1930's. From the description of Leon Kroll papers, 1905-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220244127 Leon Kroll (1884-1974) of New York, N.Y., was a pai...

Diener, Bert.

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deLisser, Carolyn.

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Fuller, Sue, 1914-

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Sculptor, printmaker; Southhampton, N.Y. From the description of Sue Fuller letters to Florence Forst, 1950-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122456437 Sculptor, printmaker; Southampton, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Sue Fuller, 1975 Apr. 24-May 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220186112 Sue Fuller (1914-2006) was a sculptor and printmaker from Southampton, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview wit...

Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006

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Arnold Newman (1918-2006) was a photographer by New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Arnold Newman, 1971 July 17-Aug. 23 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595030 Photographer; New York, N.Y.; b. New York, N.Y., Mar. 3, 1918; d. June 6, 2006, New York, N.Y. From the description of Arnold Newman interview, 1964 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220198810 From the description of Arnold Newman interviews...

Winters, Denny Sonke, 1907-1985

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Denny Winters (1907-1985) was a painter from Rockport, Me. From the description of Oral history interview with Denny Winters, 1980 Feb. 7-Oct. 28 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613314732 From the description of Oral history interview with Denny Winters, 1980 Feb. 7-Oct. 28 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744427312 Painter, craftsman, sculptor, designer, printmaker; Rockport, Maine. From the description of Denny Winter...

Goulet, Lorrie, 1925-

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Sculptor, instructor; New York, N.Y. Married to sculptor José de Creeft. From the description of Lorrie Goulet papers, 1939-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122594519 Lorrie Goulet (1925- ) is a sculptor in New York, N.Y. Goulet was married to sculptor José de Creeft. From the description of Lorrie Goulet papers, 1933-2010. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710018349 ...

Smith, David, 1906-1965

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Sculptor; Bolton Landing, N.Y. From the description of David Smith interview, 1964 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80437636 Sculptor. Studied painting at the Art Students League in New York City between 1927 and 1932. Smith began working with sculpture around the time of leaving the League. In 1940 he moved to upstate New York where he remained until his death in 1965. Retrospective exhibitions of Smith's work at the Museum of Modern Art in 1957, and at the Fogg Art ...

Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988

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Printmaker, died in 1988. From the description of Stanley William Hayter interview, 1971 Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220178377 Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988) was a printmaker from Paris, France. From the description of Oral history interview with Stanley William Hayter, 1971 Mar. 11 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595039 ...

Morris, George L. K., 1905-1975

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Painter, sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died 1975. From the description of George L. K. Morris interview, 1968 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220188357 George L.K. Morris (1905-1975) was a painter and sculptor in New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with George L.K. Morris, 1968 Dec. 11 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 458411404 Painter, sculptor, designer and educator; New York, N.Y. Died 1975. ...

De Diego, Julio, 1900-1979

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Painter; born in Madrid; d. 1979. From the description of Julio de Diego papers, 1931-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82903224 ...

Cushing, Lily Emmet, 1909-1969

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Lily Emmet Cushing (1909-1969) painter from New York, N.Y. Born in Newport, R.I. Cushing's father was Howard Gardiner Cushing. From the description of Lily Emmet Cushing papers, 1929-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85185360 Lily Cushing (1909-1969) of New York City was primarily known as a painter of landscapes and still lifes of flowers. Lily Cushing was born on January 13, 1909 in New York City, the third child of Ethe...

Gussow, Roy, 1918-2011

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Sculptor; Long Island, New York. From the description of Roy Gussow papers, 1946-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565802 Sculptor; Long Island City, N.Y. From the description of Roy Gussow interview, 1968 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220186286 Roy Gussow (1918- ) is a sculptor from Long Island City, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Roy Gussow, 1968 Feb. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Avery, Frances.

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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 ...

Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-

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Sculptor, writer; Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Died in 1983. From the description of Lincoln Rothschild interview, 1964 Oct. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220196020 Sculptor, writer; Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. From the description of Lincoln Rothschild interview, 1964 June 26-June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220196009 From the description of Oral history interview with Lincoln Rothschild, 1964 June 26-27 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31202627...

Wayne, June 1918-....

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June Wayne (1918-2011) was a painter and printmaker in Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of Oral history interview with June Wayne, 1970 Aug. 4-6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864547 From the description of Oral history interview with June Wayne, 1970 Aug. 4-Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397068 Visual artist June Claire Wayne was born on March 7, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, where she was raised by her divorced mother, Dorothy Alice Kline. At a...

Ambellan, Harold

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United States. Works Progress Administration

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the U.S. government was the major relief agency of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal". Supplanting the Civil Works Administration (an emergency temporary work relief program, 1933-1934), the WPA employed over two million Americans before its liquidation in 1941. From the guide to the United States Works Progress Administration reports, 1934-1941, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) A Works Progress Admi...

Newman, Elias, 1903-1999

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Elias Newman (1903-1999) was a painter, writer, lecturer, and teacher in New York, N.Y. Born in Stashow, Poland in 1903, Newman arrived in the United States in 1913, and became a naturalized citizen in 1928. He studied at the National Academy of Design from 1919-1920, and at the Educational Alliance Art School from 1920-1925. He also studied at the Academie Chaumiere in Paris. After 1925, Newman participated in many exhibitions, acted as art director of the Palestine Pavilion at the New York Wor...