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Oral history interview with Tony Vevers
Creators:
Vevers, Tony
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1998 July 9-August 25
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (2 hr., 49 min.), analog)
58 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vevers98
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Tony Vevers, conducted on August 25, 1998, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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James Brooks and Charlotte Park papers
Creators:
Brooks, James, 1906-1992
Dates:
1909-2010
bulk 1930-2010
Size:
20.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broojame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park measure 18.7 linear feet and are dated 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Correspondence, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and a sound recording document his painting career, interests, professional and personal activities. Also found are biographical materials, interviews, writings, and art work. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Abstract Expressionist painter Charlotte Park, regarding her painting career, personal life, activities as executor of James Brooks' estate, and some material concerning the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. There is a 1.4 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2017 that includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.

B. C. Holland Gallery records
Creators:
B.C. Holland Gallery
Holland, B. C. (Bud C.), 1922-1994
Dates:
1942-1991
bulk 1959-1965
Size:
2.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bcholl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the B. C. Holland Gallery measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1942-1991 (bulk dates 1959-1965). Founded in Chicago, Illinois by Bud C. Holland and Noah Goldowsky, the collection documents over 98 artists associated with the gallery. Documentation includes invoices, correspondence between artists and gallery owners, price lists, exhibition catalogs and print materials, magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs, and slides, and some business records of the gallery.

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Joseph Kaplan papers
Creators:
Kaplan, Joseph, 1900-1980
Dates:
1915-1977
Size:
4.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kapljose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the painter, photographer, printmaker, and teacher Joseph Kaplan measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1915-1977. The bulk of the collection consists of printed material, specifically exhibition catalogs. Also found are a large number of photographs taken of and by Kaplan. The papers also include biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, and artwork. There is a 0.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes travel slides taken in Mexico and Provincetown, Massachusetts by Joseph Kaplan, circa 1940-1950, and a photograph of Kaplan by Arnold Newman, circa 1950.

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Oral history interview with Elaine de Kooning
Creators:
De Kooning, Elaine
Tuchman, Phyllis
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1981 August 27
Size:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.dekoon81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Elaine de Kooning conducted 1981 August 27, by Phyllis Tuchman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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Oral history interview with Harold Lehman
Creators:
Lehman, Harold, 1913-2006
Polcari, Stephen
Dates:
1997 Mar. 28
Size:
144 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lehman97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Harold Lehman conducted 1997 Mar. 28, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Lehman speaks of his early educational and artistic experiences in New York; taking sculpture classes; moving to California; going to school at Manual Arts; going to Ojai and learning the religious philosophy of Krishnamurti …

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Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art
Creators:
Park, Marlene, 1931-
Dates:
1931-1999
Size:
5.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.parkmarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.

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Jules Langsner papers
Creators:
Langsner, Jules, 1911-1967
Dates:
circa 1910s-1998
bulk 1950-1967
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.langjule
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of southern California contemporary art curator, critic, and historian Jules Langsner measure 4.4 linear feet and date from circa 1910s-1998, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1967. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings normal="1941"> travel, and works of art; and audio recordings of Langsner's lectures and eulogies given at his funeral.

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Donald Blinken papers
Creators:
Blinken, Donald M., 1925-
Dates:
1956-2011
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blindona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art collector and former United States Ambassador Donald Blinken measure .4 linear feet and date from 1956-2011. The collection is comprised of correspondence and printed material regarding several of the artists Blinken collected, including Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, and Esteban Vicente.

Oral history interview with Philip Pavia
Creators:
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005
Hooton, Bruce Duff, 1928-
Dates:
1965 Jan. 19
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.pavia65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Philip Pavia conducted 1965 Jan. 19, by Bruce Hooton, for the Archives of American Art.

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