Barnett Newman papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.newmbarn
Creators:
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970
Dates:
1943-1971
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL 3481: Six letters from Bradley Walker Tomlin, 1948-1952, and 15 from Mark Rothko, 1945-1950; catalogs with introductions by Newman, and other writings; catalogs, announcements and clippings on Newman, 1943-1971; a photograph of Newman at the opening of "The Intrasubjectives" at Kootz Gallery, 1949; and a photograph of Peggy Guggenheim with Polish artist Teresa Zarnower, ca. 1950.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Thirty letters from Clyfford Still, 1946-1956, addressed to Barnett and Annalee Newman. The letters were written during the period Still was teaching at the California School of Fine Art in San Francisco. He writes of his alienation from the New York and California art world, Clement Greenberg, the Bauhaus aesthetic, and his CSFA colleagues, including Ad Reinhardt, and his rift with Mark Rothko.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Barnett Newman (1905-1970) was a painter and writer in New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3481 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Rothko, Still and Tomlin letters: are photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Rothko, Still, and Tomlin letters: Originals retained by Mrs. Barnett Newman.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mrs. Barnett Newman, 1976-1994.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

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Painters -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898- -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zarnower, Teresa -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tomlin, Bradley Walker, 1899-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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