Louise Marianetti papers, bulk 1942-1960
The papers of Louise E. Marianetti measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1960. Included are five illustrated letters from Marianetti to her brother Caesar, 1942; notes from her art studies, particularly about materials and the methods of William C. Palmer; published instructional manuals for drawing, painting in watercolor, preparing canvas, glues …
"Painting in water color" holograph manuscript
Treatise discussing materials, colors, techniques, and "receipts for those who paint in water colors." In addition, sketches begin an unfinished section on "Sketching." Hogarth's ANALYSIS OF BEAUTY is quoted.
Joseph Meierhans papers
Letters; addresses; notes; a transcript; photographs; clippings; annoucements; and articles.
James Chillman papers
Correspondence, 1932-1944; printed material; and scripts, 1939-1950, for radio shows, "Look and Listen", 1939-1944, "Art Techniques", 1943-1944, "The Heathers in Houston", 1944, and "Art is Fun", 1949-1950, in which interviews are conducted with various authorities on art.
Rufus Porter writings
Two essays by Porter, "A Select Collection of Valuable and Curious Arts and Interesting Experiments" and "Essays on Various Kinds of Painting by Rufus Porter, September 11, 1845-April 9, 1846," a compilation of articles for the magazine, SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.
Samuel Wilson Frazer papers
Biographical information; correspondence; manuscript and notes for Frazer's book on air-brush techniques, Treatise on the Air Brush (1915); inventory of work; photographs of Frazer and of his work; orders for portraits; financial records, ca. 1933-ca. 1955; exhibition notices; brochures for the Scott Carbee School of Art, Boston; a work of art; and …
Bernard Chaet papers
The papers of painter and teacher, Bernard Chaet (1924-2012), measure 8.1 linear feet and date from circa 1944-2012. Included is biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art and printed material.
Oral history interview with Christo
24 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Christo conducted 1973 August 28-30, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Christo speaks of his childhood in Bulgaria; his studies at the Fine Arts Academy in Sofia, and the Vienna Fine Arts Academy in Austria; his interest in the theater and films; working as a portrait …
Oral history interview with Nassos Daphnis
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
An interview of Nassos Daphnis conducted 1964 September 6 by Dorothy Seckler for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Adja Yunkers
An interview of Adja Yunkers conducted 1969 December 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.