Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966.

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Whitney Museum of American Art. Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966.

Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966.

Photographs of the Museum, Juliana Force, Herman Moore; scrapbooks on the Whitney Studio Club, Whitney Studio Galleries and the Museum, 1927-1965. Notebooks of Edwin W. Dickinson; photographs and provenance information for works by Philip Evergood; a catalog of information and some photographs of Chinese ink drawings and other works by Reginald Marsh; and photographs and information on Bernard Reder, Jack Tworkov, Max Weber (portions also microfilmed on reel NY59-8 (fr. 497-658), reel NY59-9 (fr. 1-51), and William Zorach. Exhibition catalogs, 1946-1966, for artists and groups shows at the Museum, including Robert Feke, William Rimmer, Ralph Blakelock, Albert Maurer, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Thomas Cole, Max Weber, Arshile Gorky, Mark Tobey, John Sloan, Loren MacIver, I. Rice Pereira, George Grosz, Reginald Marsh, Charles Burchfield, Morris Graves, Theodore Roszak, John Marin, Hans Hofmann, Bradley Tomlin, Stuart Davis, Milton Avery, Lee Gatch, Jose De Creeft, Maurice Prendergast, Edward Hopper, Hyman Bloom, Robert E. Jones, Balcomb Greene, Karl Zerbe, Arthur G. Dove, William Zorach, Philip Evergood, Bernard Reder, Herbert Feber, Oliver O'Connor Barrett,Arthur B. Davies, Jose De Rivera, Paul Burlin, Joseph Stella, Jack Tworkov, Ivan Albright, Stuart Davis, Edwin Dickinson, John Quidor, and Niles Spencer. Artists' files on: Oliver O'Connor Barrett,William Baziotes, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, Peter Blume, James Brooks, Patrick Henry Bruce, Charles Burchfield, Paul Burlin, David Burliuk, Paul Cadmus, Mary Cassatt, Thomas Cole, Glenn Coleman, Jon Corbino, John Steuart Curry, Jo Davidson, Arthur B. Davies, Jose DeCreeft, Charles Demuth, Jose De Rivera, Arthur Dove, Guy Pene DuBois, Stuart Davis, Frank Duveneck, Ralph Earl, Eastman Johnson, The Eight, Philip Evergood, Robert Feke, Lyonel Feininger, Ernest Fiene, George Fuller, Lee Gatch, William Glackens, Arshile Gorky, Balcomb Greene, Chaim Gross, George Grosz, William Harnett, Marsden Hartley, Childe Hassam, John Heliker, Robert Henri, Hans Hofmann, George Inness, Leon Kelly, Franz Kline, Karl Knaths, Leon Kroll, Walt Kuhn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Ernest Lawson, Jack Levine, Seymour Lipton, George B. Luks, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Loren MacIver, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Alfred Maurer, K. H. Miller, Robert Motherwell, William Mount, Jerome Myers, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O'Keeffe (portions also microfilmed on reels NY59-13 (fr. 98-115, 406-424, 586-685), reel NY59-14 (entire), and reel NY59-15 (fr. 1-140, 145-153), I. Rice Pereira, Bernard Perlin, Joseph Pollett, Jackson Pollock, Reginald Pollack, Henry V. Poor, Richard Pousette-Dart, Maurice Prendergast, Abraham Rattner, Bernard Reder, Ad Reinhardt, William Rimmer, Larry Rivers, Hugo Robus, Theodore Roszak, Mark Rothko, Concetta Scarvaglione, Henry Schnakenberg, Ben Shahn, John Sloan, David Smith, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, Joseph Stella, Maurice Sterne, Mark Tobey, Bradley Tomlin,Trajan, Allen Tucker, John Twachtman, Jack Tworkov, Abraham Walkowitz (also on reel NY/59-15) , Max Weber, James M. Whistler, Gertrude Whitney, Grant Wood, Alexander Wyant, Mahonri Young, and William Zorach. Artist files on Charles Sheeler, Bernard Karfiol, Louis Eilshemius; scatterred records of the Whitney Studio Club and Museum, 1914-1945, including minutes, Oct. 15, 1930, and Whitney Studio ledgers, 1928-1931; catalogs of one-man shows, 1932-1945; catalogs of annual painting exhibitions, 1932-1940, sculpture, watercolor and drawing exhibitions, 1933-1945, and group exhibitions, 1932-1945; and clippings, Oct. 1935-1936. Files on Max Weber, including biographical material, lists of work, and miscellany. Also found (NY59/8 frames 354-383) are ca.20 letters from Weber to Abraham Walkowitz, 1907-1924.

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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 ...

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Wyant, A. H. 1836-1892.

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George Wesley Bellows was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1882. He attended Ohio State University, leaving in 1903 for New York where he enrolled at William Chase's New York School of Art under the instruction of Robert Henri. He became Associate Member of the National Academy in 1908 and Academician in 1918. In 1910 he married a fellow student at the school, Emma Story. They had two daughters, Anne (the late Mrs. Maynard Kearney) and Jean (Mrs. Earl Booth). Among the prizes awarded to Bellows were th...

Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956

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Jackson Pollock was born in 1912, in Cody, Wyoming, the youngest of five sons. His family moved several times during his childhood, finally settling in Los Angeles. In 1930 he joined his older brother, Charles, in New York City, and studied with Regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League of New York. Pollock worked during the 1930s for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project. During 1936 he worked in artist David Alfaro Siqueiros's Experimental Workshop. In...

Prendergast, Maurice, 1858-1924

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Maurice: Painter, watercolorist, illustrator, graphic artist; New York, N.Y. and Boston, Mass. His brother Charles was a sculptor, painter and writer. From the description of Maurice Brazil and Charles Prendergast sketchbooks, [ca. 1887-1940]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81848207 Maurice: painter, watercolorist, illustrator and graphic artist; Boston, Mass. and New York, N.Y. Charles: painter, sculptor, craftsman, and framemaker; Boston, Mass., New York, N.Y....

Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917

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Landscape painter and poet; New York City. From the description of Albert Pinkham Ryder letter to Thomas B. Clarke, [1885 April 9?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454589 From the description of Albert Pinkham Ryder collection, 1869-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132921 ...

Motherwell, Robert

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Abstract expressionist painter. Close friend of Baziotes. From the description of Robert Motherwell postcard to William Baziotes, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557368 Robert Motherwell, 1915-1991, painter of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401238 Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1915; d. 1991. From the description of Robert Motherwell in...

Twachtman, John Henry, 1853-1902

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Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964

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Stuart Davis (1892-1964) was a painter and teacher, from New York. From the description of Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis Henry Taylor, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821083 Painter; New York, N.Y. Birthdate also cited as 1894. From the description of Stuart Davis interview, 1962 May-June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220202540 Painter and teacher, New York. From the description of Stuart Davis correspondence with Francis...

Du Bois, Guy Pène, 1884-1958.

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Rivers, Larry, 1925-2002

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Larry Rivers (1925-2002) was a painter from Southampton, N.Y.). From the description of Oral history interview with Larry Rivers, 1968 Nov. 2 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84233674 Larry Rivers was born Yitzhok Loiza Grossberg to Russian-Jewish parents in 1923 (sometimes claimed to be 1925) in the Bronx, New York, changing his name to Larry Rivers in 1940 after being introduced as "Larry Rivers and the Mudcats" performing at a local pub. From 1940-1945 he...

Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978

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American painter and educator. Died 1978. From the guide to the Edwin Walter Dickinson Journals, 1916-1971, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Painter; Wellfleet, Massachusetts. From the description of Edwin W. Dickinson interview, 1970 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78293261 From the description of Edwin W. Dickinson interview, 1972 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77926490 Artist. F...

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...

Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966

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Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) was a painter and teacher in Provincetown, Mass. From the description of Hans Hofmann papers, [ca. 1904]-1978 (bulk 1945-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551474 Painter, teacher. From the description of Hans Hofmann letter to Mrs. Spingarn, 1938 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389762 Biography Hans Hofmann created a distinctive primordial world of color and l...

Whitney Museum of American Art

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American art museum; New York, N.Y. Founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and formally opened in 1931. Previous to its opening as a museum it was known as the Whitney Studio Club (1914-28) and Whitney Studio Galleries (1928-30). From the description of Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133455 The Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art is an upper level membershi...

Bloom, Hyman, 1913-2009

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Painter; Cambridge, Mass. Born near Riga, Latvia in April 1913. Immigrated to Boston in 1920 and began painting and drawing classes, taught by Harold Zimmerman at a settlement house. Worked for the WPA in the early 1930s. From the description of Hyman Bloom drawings, 1927-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84557404 Painter; Cambridge, Mass. Born near Riga, Latvia in April 1913. Immigrated to Boston in 1920 and began paintin...