George Tooker papers, 1932-1973.

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Tooker, George. George Tooker papers, 1932-1973.

George Tooker papers, 1932-1973.

Correspondence; sketches and sketchbooks; photographs; 3 volumes of vocal scores; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; printed material; and miscellany. Correspondence, 1932-1973, from Monroe Wheeler, Edward Laning, Isabel Bishop, Margaret French, Theodoros Stamos, Lincoln Kirstein, Paul Cadmus, Ralph Ginzburg, Xavier Gonzalez, William Christopher, Bernard Perlin, and others; 199 sketches done for a Reginald Marsh class, ca. 1944; 11 sketchbooks; 64 exhibition catalogs and announcements; magazine articles and other printed material; and clippings. Also included are papers relating to THE SAINT OF BLEEKER STREET, an opera by Gian Carlo Menotti for which Tooker designed sets (including 3 v. of vocal scores, 1954, which were not microfilmed); and miscellany. 209 photographs, mostly of George Tooker, Paul Cadmus, William Christopher, Jared and Margaret French. Included are photographs taken by George Platt Lynes.

2.1 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)

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French, Jared, 1905-1988

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Jared French, a painter who specialized in the medium of egg tempera, was part of a circle of friends and colleagues, including Paul Cadmus and George Tooker, sometimes referred to as magic realists. French received a B.A. degree from Amherst College in 1925 before moving to New York City, where he befriended Cadmus. He married artist Margaret Hoening in 1937 and, with Cadmus, they formed the PaJaMa photographic collective. French relocated to Italy in 1961, where he remained until his death in ...

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Laning, Edward, 1906-1981

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Painter and muralist, died in 1981. Born in Petersburg, Ill. Studied at Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and the Arts Students League with Max Weber, Boardman Robinson, and John Sloan. Worked extensively on the WPA Federal Art Project and the Treasury Section. From the description of Edward Laning papers, 1880-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220143725 ...

Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999

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Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988

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Artist; interviewee married Harold G. Wolff. From the description of Reminiscences of Isabel Bishop : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726591 Painter; New York, (N.Y.). Died 1988. From the description of Isabel Bishop interview, 1987 Nov. 12- Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220201617 Painter; New York, N.Y.; d. 1988. From the description of Isabel Bishop interview, 1987 Nov. 12-...

Perlin, Bernard, 1918-2014

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Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-1988

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Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...

Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955

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George Platt Lynes is best known as a portrait, fashion, and nude photographer. He spent several years living with and traveling with Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler. From the guide to the George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia, 1921-1955, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) George Platt Lynes, American photographer. From the description of George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia, 1921-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84388835 From ...

Kirstein, Lincoln

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American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997

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d. Feb. 2, 1997, Yiannina, Greece. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 84607001 Theodore Stamos (1922-1997) was an Abstract Expressionist painter and educator in N.Y. and Greece. From the description of Theodoros Stamos papers, 1922-2007. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744426362 Theodros Stamos, Abstract Expressionist Painter; NY and Lefkada Greece, 1922-1997; James ...

Christopher, William R. (William Rodolphus), 1924-1973

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Tooker, George

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Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y. From the description of George Tooker interview, 1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79640736 George Tooker (1920-2011) was a painter and printmaker in Hartland, Vt. From the description of George Tooker papers, 1932-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093827 ...