Chaim Gross Art Object photographs, EEPA XXXX-002

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.XXXX-002
Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1976
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
448 negatives (photographic)
black & white
120 mm.
44 prints (visual works)
contact prints (1 volume)
black & white
8x10 in.
227 negatives (photographic)
black & white
35 mm.
Repository:
Photographs of art objects and of Chaim Gross's art objects taken by Lisa Little and Delmar Lipp at the Museum of African Art, now the National Museum of African Art, for the exhibit entitled, "The Sculptor's Eye," 1976. Lisa Little images are all 120 mm while Delmar Lipp photographed solely 35 mm. The exhibit was held at Worcester Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum of Art and the University of Georgia Museum, 1976-1977.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Chaim Gross (1904-1991) was an American sculptor and instructor in New York, N.Y. He was born in Kolomea, Austria and came to the United States in 1921. Gross was educated at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, the Art Students League of New York, and the Educational Alliance Art School. He was a professor of printmaking and sculpture at the Educational Alliance and the New School for Social Research in New York City, the Brooklyn Museum Art School, the MoMA art school, the Art Student's League and the New Art School.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Conditions Governing Use note
For study purposes only. Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Black-and-white negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-carving -- Africa -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, African -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991 -- Photographs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/