George L. K. Morris : artist and advocate of abstract art or how an american millionaire found meaning through modern art / by Dorian Hyshka Stross
Thesis (M.A.) - Wayne State University, 1976.
Scrapbooks relating to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and other printed material relating to Solomon R. Guggenheim and his collection of non-objective art. Topics include: the exhibitions of the collection at the Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, S.C., 1936 and 1938, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1937, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, 1939; the formation of the Solomon R. Guggenheim …
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "American Abstraction 1930-1945: The Artists Speak." This 30-minute interactive videodisc was completed in 1989 to enrich the National Museum of American Art exhibition, "Patricia and Philip Frost Collection: American Abstraction 1930-1945." Materials include interviews, portfolios, stills, masters, edited master, transfers, and dub …
Elizabeth Baldwin letters from Alice B. Chittenden
Chittenden, Alice Brown, 1859 or 60-1944
Three letters from Alice B. Chittenden, a painter and teacher in San Francisco. Chittenden sends her condolences on the death of Baldwin's mother, news of family and friends, and decries the teaching administration which is "radical...all for creative work...I am sorry for my pupils who really wanted to …
Letters and clippings relating to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Various versions of an open letter to Mr. James Johnson Sweeney, Director, and Trustees of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum sent to the press, urging that Frank Lloyd Wright's spiral ramp design for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's new building at 5th Ave. and 88th St. be reconsidered. The final version was …
American Abstract Artists records
The records of the American Abstract Artists measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1936 through 1983. The records document the founding of the organization in 1936, membership activities, general administration, and exhibitions via correspondence, member writings, financial and legal records, printed materials, and photographs.
Oral history interview with Will Barnet
An interview of Will Barnet conducted 1968 January 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Alfonso Ossorio
Interview of Alfonso A. Ossorio conducted 1968 November 19, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Adolph Gottlieb
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
27 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Adolph Gottlieb conducted 1967 Oct. 25, in New York, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Charmion von Wiegand papers
The papers of abstract painter, art critic, and art historian, Charmion von Wiegand, measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1926-1938 and undated. The bulk of the collection consists of writings by von Wiegand.