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Creators:
Freeman, Phyllis
Dates:
1966-1997
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.freephyl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research materials assembled by Phyllis Freeman, on the subject of 20th century artists' manifestos. Files include research correspondence, mss. drafts of the monograph (never published), "Manifestos in the Visual Arts: Programs and Movements Since 1900," and eight feet of subject files, covering movements and groups such as Abstract Expressionism,...

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Creators:
Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 January 31.-February 3
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.scarpi75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Salvatore Scarpitta conducted 1975 January 31.-February 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Scarpitta speaks of his family's background; growing up and going to school in California; moving to Italy and going to art school at 17; attending the American Academy; his experiences in Europe after the war broke out in 194...

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Creators:
Cohen, Arthur Allen, 1928-1986
Cohen, Elaine Lustig, 1927-
Ex Libris (Firm)
Dates:
1973-2007
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.exlibr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Ex Libris measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1973-2007. Ex Libris was a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books and periodicals, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen and her husband Arthur A. Cohen. The records include professional files, sales records, printed material, and photographic material.

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Creators:
Carus Gallery
Dates:
1967-2002
Size:
3.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carugall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Carus Gallery measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1967-2002. This collection documents Dorothea Carus Isserstedt's management of the New York gallery through a small amount of business and personal correspondence; business records regarding acquisitions, sales, and consignments; intentories of artwork and rare books; exhibition catalogs, press clippings, and other printed material; and photographs depicting artwork and exhibition installations.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1978-1990
Size:
19.42 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes) (5 tall document boxes) (4 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18-minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's ...

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Creators:
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973
Dates:
c1934
Size:
x, 101, [1] p., 1 l. (18 pl. (1 double) facsim., 16 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.mygatrac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Book describes the friendship between cousins Julia Rosa Newberry and Minnie Clapp (later Mygatt), and reproduces Julia's sketches in facsimile.

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Creators:
Westwater, Angela
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation
Dates:
2006 July 18-August 1
Size:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.westwa06
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Angela Westwater conducted 2006 July 18 and August 1, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at the Sperone Westwater Gallery in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1992-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the process followed by the Office of the Provost in making decisions about the future of the Barney Studio House and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. These files were created and maintained by Tom L. Freudenheim, Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities. Materials include me...

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Creators:
Fuermann, George, 1918-
Houston Municipal Art Commission
Dates:
1951-1971
Size:
6 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fuergeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Portions of books written by Fuermann, including HOUSTON: THE LAND OF THE BIG RICH, HOUSTON: THE FEAST YEARS, both illustrated by Lowell Collins, RELUCTANT EMPIRE, THE FACE OF HOUSTON, both illustrated by E.M. (Buck) Schiwetz, and HOUSTON: THE ONCE AND FUTURE CITY, works from various artists reproduced, including John Biggers, Herb Mears, Schiwetz,...

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Creators:
Stern, Irene
Dates:
1934-1936 [and undated]
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.steriren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

5 letters to Stern from Maurice Sterne, detailing his work in San Francisco and on sketches for murals for the library at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., selling his paintings, and future plans. Also included are single letters from Leon Kroll, Sidney Kaufman, Mrs. Samuel Lewisohn, and a list of 7 paintings by George Bellows, includi...

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