Jack Cowart Papers 1969-1991.


Jack Cowart Papers 1969-1991.

The Jack Cowart Papers contain research and background information regarding academics and exhibition work featuring the artist Henri Matisse. The papers span from Cowart's time as a student at Johns Hopkins University through his career at the Wadsworth Atheneum, St. Louis Art Museum and National Gallery of Art, 1969-1991. The collection is arranged into eight series: Masters and Doctoral Work, Matisse: The Cut-Outs, Henri Matisse: The Early Years in Nice, Matisse in Morocco, Writings and Lectures, General Correspondence, Sam Lewisohn and Photographs. The series Masters and Doctoral Work includes handwritten notecards used in research as well as Cowart's dissertation, "Ecoliers to Fauvres: Matisse, Marquet, and Manguin Drawings: 1890-1906." Matisse: The Cut-Outs, Henri Matisse: The Early Years and Matisse in Morocco are centered around exhibitions curated by Cowart. Each series contains research in preparation for the exhibition as well as supplementary paperwork such as correspondence, ephemera and clippings. Also included are series that feature lectures given by Cowart and general correspondence between museum patrons and Cowart as well as museums and Cowart.

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Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954

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Matisse was born in 1869 to generations of weavers in Le Cateau-Cambr├ęsis, a northern French town whose woolen mills constituted the main industry. He was raised in nearby Bohain, famous for its luxury fabrics. This early exposure to textiles would shape his visual language: examples from his own collection of carpets and cloths from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East would deeply inform his sense of color and pattern and appear in his compositions. Taking up painting after first studyin...

National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

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Art museum; Washington, D.C. From the description of National Gallery of Art exhibition catalog, 1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553233 ...

Cowart, Jack.

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William John (Jack) Cowart III (February 7, 1945- ) was born in Fort Riley, Kansas. He attended the Haverford school system for his primary education. In 1976 Cowart graduated Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor of Art in History. From 1969-1971 he lived in France with his wife Susan completing the European research for his doctoral paper. His dissertation, "'Ecoliers' to 'fauvres, ' Matisse, Marquet, and Manguin drawings: 1890-1906," was submitted to Johns Hopkins University in May 1972...