William Zorach papers, 1822-1974 (bulk 1930-1968).


William Zorach papers, 1822-1974 (bulk 1930-1968).

Correspondence, speeches, lectures, writings, subject files, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, sketches, and other papers relating principally to the creation, production, and sale of sculpture and paintings by Zorach and his fellow artists. Also documents Zorach's work for the Art Students League, New York, N.Y. Subjects include abstract art, aesthetics, and art instruction for children. Includes correspondence of Zorach family members including Marguerite Zorach, a transcript of Zorach's oral history interview for the Columbia University Oral History Program, and drafts of his autobiography, Art Is My Life (1967). Also includes material relating to Zorach's estate; his art dealer, Edith Gregor Halpert; and the art of Marguerite Zorach. Correspondents include Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jerry Bywaters, Lamar Dodd, Winslow Eaves, Sir Jacob Epstein, Kenneth Franzheim, Lloyd Goodrich, Edith Gregor Halpert, Max Weber, the Rockefeller family, Ellerbe and Company, and Murphy & Mackey.

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Ellerbe and Company

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Columbia University. Oral History Research Office

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Franziska Marie Boas, the youngest of six children of anthropologist Franz Boas and Marie Krackowizer, worked as an educator, percussionist and a founder of dance therapy who was born January 8, 1902 in New York City. From the guide to the Reminiscences of Franziska Boas : oral history, 1972, 1972, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Weber, Max, 1881-1961

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Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Weber : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727971 Max Weber (1881-1961) was a painter and sculptor in New York, N.Y. Weber was the National Chairman for the American Artists Congress in 1937. From the description of Max Weber papers, 1904-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821036 Painter; New York, N.Y. ...

Rockefeller (Family : New York)

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Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987

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Art historian; biographer of Thomas Eakins. From the description of Letters : Little Compton, R.I., and New York, to Seymour Adelman, 1971 Oct. 8, 1975 Apr. 12, and 1981 Feb. 15. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28406825 Museum officer, art historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Lloyd Goodrich : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419785 Museum director, art historian. ...

Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968

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Also contains correspondence to William Zorach, husband of Marguerite Zorach. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1931. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895905 ...

Epstein, Jacob, 1880-1959

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Jacob Epstein was born on 10 November 1880 in New York. While working in a bronze foundry, he studied sculptural modelling at evening classes. In 1902, he went to Paris to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Academie Julian. He moved to London in 1905, where he settled permanently, becoming a British subject in 1911. Among his major works is a figure of Christ in bronze, made during the First World War, which was bought by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Epstein was knighted in 1954 and died in Lon...

Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981

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Art Historian and first director of the Museum of Modern Art. From the description of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. papers, 1927-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516895 Correspondence and biographical material collected by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (1902-1981) on Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). From the description of Barr/Feininger material, 1927-1944, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122531411 Museum director, curator, and critic; New York, N.Y. ...

Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970

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Art dealer; New York, N.Y. From the description of Edith Halpert lecture, 1959 Oct. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394970 Edith Halpert (1900-1970) was an art dealer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Edith Gregor Halpert, 1962-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84045096 Edith Gregor Halpert (1900-1970) was an art dealer fromf New York, N.Y. Halpert founded Downtown Gallery. From the description o...

Franzheim, Kenneth, 1890-1959

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Zorach family

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Dodd, Lamar

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b. Fairburn, Ga.; d. Sept. 21, 1996, Athens, Ga. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 86101080 Painter and educator (Athens, Ga.). Born in 1909, Dodd taught at the University of Georgia. In addition, he was chairman of of the committee that revitalized Gutzon Borglum's carving project at Stone Mountain, Georgia, in the early sixties. From the description of Lamar Dodd selected...

Bywaters, Jerry

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Jerry Bywaters (1906-1989) was a painter and art historian from Dallas, Tex. From the description of Oral history interview with Jerry Bywaters, 1965 June 9 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 458411642 Painter, art historian; Dallas, Texas. Born 1906. Died 1989. From the description of Jerry Bywaters interview, 1965 June 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220192385 Painter, art historian, and museum director; Dallas, Tex. Born 1906. Died 19...

Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)

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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 ...

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...

Eaves, Winslow, 1922-

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Murphy & Mackey

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