Hyman Robert Bizinsky papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bizihyma
Creators:
Bizinsky, Hyman Robert, 1915-1982
Dates:
1946-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, sketches, sketchbooks, clippings, and exhibition announcements. Papers record the career of Bizinsky from his 1946-1951 years in Paris and his lifelong friendship with crusading Atlanta Constitution editor Ralph McGill. Also included are 2 pages (4 sides) of Bizinsky's ink sketches of horses, a 1967 sketchbook, a sketch diary and loose sketches. Among the correspondents are Edward P. Morgan, the noted journalist and newsman, and Philipe Soupault, French poet and art critic (one letter, in French).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, teacher; Los Angeles, Calif. Bizinsky was a post-impressionist painter of city and landscapes. He attended classes at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, and worked as a cartoonist for the Atlanta Constitution under editor Ralph McGill, who became his mentor, a lifelong friend, and collector of Bizinsky's work. He later attended the Art Students' League in N.Y. and the École Nationale Supérieure des Beauz-Arts in Paris. From 1946-1951 he worked in Paris with fauvist Emile-Othon Friesz and exppressionist Yves Brayer. He returned to the U.S. in 1951 under a scholarship from the Huntington Hartford Foundation in Southern California, and settled in Los Angeles where he became active in the Westwood Art Association.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mrs. H. Robert Bizinsky, widow, 1994.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching -- France -- Paris Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art students -- France -- Paris Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caricaturists -- Georgia -- Atlanta Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morgan, Edward P., 1910-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soupault, Philippe, 1897- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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