Query: *
Letters relating to Lee Hall's book, Elaine and Bill: Portrait of a Marriage
Creators:
Washburn, Joan T., 1929-
Dates:
1993
Size:
6 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.washjoan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters solicited by dealer Joan Washburn in response to the publication of Lee Hall's controversial biography of painters Willem and Elaine De Kooning. Included are a copy of a letter from dealer André Emmerich to Lee Hall, commenting on and correcting her book; letters to Washburn from sculptor Ibram Lassaw …

Oral history interview with Helen Frankenthaler
Creators:
Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011
Rose, Barbara
Dates:
1968
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.franke69
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Helen Frankenthaler conducted 1968, by Barbara Rose, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with George Earl Ortman
Creators:
Ortman, George, 1926-
Baker, Richard Brown
Dates:
1963 Sept. 19-Nov. 5
Size:
211 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ortman63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of George Earl Ortman conducted 1963 Sept. 19-Nov. 5, by Richard Brown Baker, for the Archives of American Art.

Research material on Martha Jackson
Creators:
Rand, Harry
Dates:
1953-1984
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.randharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research material for an exhibition THE MARTHA JACKSON MEMORIAL COLLECTION held at the National Museum of American Art, June 21-September 15, 1985, and a catalog (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985). Included are clippings and press releases, 1953-1975, and letters, 1979-1984, from artists and Jackson's colleagues and employees including Herb Aach, Garo Antreasian, Amy Baker, Dorothy Beskind …

Oral history interview with Edwin Ruda
Creators:
Ruda, Edwin
Chisolm, Michael
Dates:
1988 January 26
Size:
151 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ruda88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edwin Ruda conducted 1988 January 26, by Michael Chisolm, for the Archives of American Art. Ruda speaks of his education; his life in Mexico; his time as a G.I.; The Club; the Park Place Gallery; the Paula Cooper Gallery; phases of his work. He recalls Sidney Geist, Mark Di …

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Alexander Liberman papers
Creators:
Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999
Dates:
circa 1912-2003
Size:
59 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.libealex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, painter, and publishing executive Alexander Semeonovitch Liberman date from circa 1913-2003 and measure 59 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, galleries, museums, and many artists; numerous recorded interviews and transcripts with and by Liberman, including one of Walter Hopps; writings and writing project files; extensive subject files maintained by Liberman; exhibition files; printed materials; scattered drawings; and extensive photographs of Liberman's artwork, exhibitions, Liberman, and of Liberman with notable artists, dealers, collectors, and critics. Many of the photographs were taken by noted photograhers. Also found within the papers are unidentified sound and video recordings. Additional sound and video recordings have been integrated into other series.

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Paul Jenkins papers
Creators:
Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012
Dates:
circa 1915-2010
Size:
11.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jenkpaul2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of abstract expressionist painter and playwright Paul Jenkins measure 11.1 linear feet and date from circa 1915 to 2010. Jenkins's career in New York and Paris is documented through biographical material, family papers, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, photographs of Jenkins in his studio and at various events, and original artwork by Jenkins and others.

Jack Greenbaum scrapbook and interviews
Creators:
Greenbaum, Jack
Dates:
1961-1978
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.greejack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook compiled by Greenbaum relating to various artists; and untranscribed interviews, including two of Herman Somberg conducted by Greenbaum, ca. 1965; two of Greenbaum conducted by Vivienne Wechter, 1961 and 1978; and one of Greenbaum conducted by Hilda Weltman, 1968.

Letters from James Brooks and Sean Scully
Creators:
Greenbaum, Theodora S.
Brooks, James, 1906-1992
Dates:
1980-1989
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.greetheo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A notecard, 1989, from painter James Brooks (1906-1992) to Greenbaum thanking her for her help with arranging an exhibit of his work at the Berry-Hill Gallery; and 2 letters addressed to "Teddy" from painter Sean Scully, 1980, discussing, in one, his purchase of a drawing by Ms. Greenbaum and in the other, his thoughts …

Rudy Burckhardt papers
Creators:
Burckhardt, Rudy, 1914-1999
Dates:
1934-2015
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.burcrudy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of photographer, filmmaker, and painter Rudy Burckhardt measure 5.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 2015. A bulk of the collection consists of black and white negatives which document over 260 mid-to-late twentieth century modern artists, their work, studios, and/or exhibitions. Notable artists include Willem de Kooning, Dan Flavin, Joseph Cornell, Helen Frankenthaler, Donald Judd, Franz Kline, Roy Lichtenstein, Louise Nevelson, Isamu Noguchi, Frank Stella, and many others. Burckhardt was hired to photograph for a number of New York art galleries such as the Leo Castelli Gallery and Green Gallery; art collectors including Chaim Gross and David Rockefeller; and art magazines such as ARTnews. Personal papers include announcements and an exhibition catalog; clippings; photographs on postcards; and a book, entitled Conversations with Rudy Burckhardt About Everything, by Simon Pettet, 1987. A small but rich addition to the collection dates from 1941-2015 and contains a curriculum vitae; letters from Joe Brainard, Harold Schimmel, and others; writings; one scrapbook dating from World War II containing letters Burckhardt wrote to Edwin Denby; printed announcements and clippings; and one photograph of Burckhardt taken by Yvonne Jacquette.

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