Query: Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945
Hermine Benhaim Freed papers relating to Howard Putzel
Creators:
Freed, Hermine
Dates:
1945-1966
Size:
0.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.benhherm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Hermine Benhaim Freed measure 0.01 linear feet (7 items) and date from 1945 to 1966. The collection mostly consists of material Freed gathered about New York gallery owner Howard Putzel, such as Benhaim's paper on Howard Putzel, "Howard Putzel and the Beginnings of Abstract Expressionism," written for a Modern Art Seminar at New York University. Also included are letters to Freed, 1966, about Putzel from Joseph Allen, Peggy Guggenheim, Kenneth MacPherson and Gordon Onslow-Ford; and a typescript and a clipping of reviews of the exhibition "A Problem for Critics," 1945, organized by Putzel.

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in AAA.benhherm for Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945
Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson
Creators:
Johnson, Buffie
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1977 Nov. 22-1978 Jan. 23
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
140 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.johnso77
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Buffie Johnson conducted 1977 Nov. 22-1978 Jan. 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Gabor Peterdi
Creators:
Peterdi, Gabor
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Apr. 29
Size:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.peterd71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gabor Peterdi conducted 1971 Apr. 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Peterdi speaks of his youth in Hungary and his early desire to be a painter, Paris and his first encounter with surrealism, studying printmaking with Stanley William Hayter and the Paris art scene in …

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in AAA.peterd71 for Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945
Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson
Creators:
Johnson, Buffie
Shikler, Barbara
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1982 Nov. 13
Size:
2 Cassettes (Sound recording, analog.)
16 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.johnso82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Buffie Johnson conducted 1982 Nov. 13, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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Oral history interview with Dorothy C. Miller
Creators:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003
Berman, Avis
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1981 May 14
Size:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.miller81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dorothy Canning Miller conducted 1981 May 14, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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Hans Hofmann papers
Creators:
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966
Dates:
circa 1904-2011
Size:
29.92 Linear feet
5 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.hofmhans
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, teacher, and writer Hans Hofmann measure 29.92 linear feet and 5.00 GB and date from circa 1904 to 2011, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1945 to 2000. The majority of the papers were created after 1932 and document Hofmann's life and professional career after settling in the United States. Among his papers are personal and professional correspondence; records of his schools in Munich, New York City, and Provincetown, Mass.; writings and notes; financial records; photographs; printed matter; estate records; and a small number of personal papers of his second wife, Renate Schmitz Hofmann. Hofmann's personal papers are augmented by a large selection of printed matter, including exhibition catalogs, articles, news clippings, and monographs about Hofmann and modern art, as well as documentary projects including Tina Dickey's compilation of oral histories and records of Hofmann's students, and research materials, sound and video recordings, digital material, and motion picture film created and gathered by Madeline Amgott during the production of two video documentaries about Hans Hofmann released in 1999 and 2002. Hofmann's Library was acquired with his papers; inscribed/annotated volumes have been retained with the collection.

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in AAA.hofmhans for Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945
Downtown Gallery records
Creators:
Downtown Gallery
Dates:
1824-1974
bulk 1926-1969
Size:
109.56 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.downgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Downtown Gallery date from 1824 to 1974 (bulk 1926-1969) and measure 109.56 linear feet. The records present a comprehensive portrait of a significant commercial gallery that operated as a successful business for more than forty years, representing major contemporary American artists and engendering appreciation for early American folk art. There is an unprocessed addition to this collection dating circa 1970 of a single financial/legal document.

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Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers
Creators:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978
Dates:
circa 1890s-2002
Size:
15.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.feitlors
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Los Angeles painters and art instructors Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg measure 15.6 linear feet and date from circa 1890s to 2002. The papers document the careers of the two artists, including their establishment of the Post-surrealism movement in southern California, their work for federal arts programs, and their later abstract artwork. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, exhibition files, printed materials, photographs, and one sound recording.

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in AAA.feitlors for Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1768-1973
Size:
37.8 Cubic feet (consisting of 76 boxes (including 12 off-site), 12 folders, 16 oversize folders, 7 flat boxes (6 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Dry Goods forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Creators:
Jacques Seligmann & Co
Dates:
1904-1978
bulk 1913-1974
Size:
203.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. measure approximately 203.1 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1978, with bulk dates from 1913 to 1974. The collection includes extensive correspondence files, reference material on American and European collectors and their collections, inventory and stock records, financial records, exhibition files, auction files, and the records of subsidiary companies. The collection is an invaluable resource in tracing the provenance of particular works of art and provides a comprehensive view of the activities of collectors and art dealers in the years leading up to and following World War II.

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