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Creators:
Berntsen, Bernhard H. (Bernhard Hilmar), 1900-1992
Dates:
1931-1987
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((60 items partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.bernbern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketches, photographs, notes, a scrapbook, and printed material.

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Creators:
Greenhouse, Wendy, 1955-
Dates:
1952
Size:
3 Photographic prints (b&w:, 8.89 cm X 8.89 cm)
1 Photographic print (col., 7.62 cm X 7.62 cm)
Collection ID:
AAA.greewend
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Four photographs of Diego Rivera's portable fresco "Nightmare of War, Dream of Peace" 1952, now missing. One photograph of Rivera at work on the fresco; one of Frida Kahlo in a wheelchair, posing for the fresco; one of a segment of the fresco; and one color snapshot of Rivera and Kahlo with the work in progress, dated "week of April 7, 1952." Photo...

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Creators:
Manoir, Irving K. (Irving Kraut), 1891-1982
Dates:
1957-1982
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.manoirvi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Color snapshot of Manoir with Diego Rivera in front of Rivera's Acapulco home, 1957, and two obituaries for Manoir.

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Creators:
Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca.1960
Dates:
1929-1990
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wighclif
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between Wight, Rivera, and Rivera clients; technical documents including a chemical analysis of the fresco process, and proposals, cost analyses, work schedules and specifications relating to Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Rockefeller Center; writings by George Biddle, Edgar P. Richardson, Rivera and Wight; photog...

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Weatherwax, John M. (John Martin), 1900-1984
Dates:
1928-1988
bulk 1931-1933
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weatjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of scattered papers of American writer John Weatherwax (1900-1984) dates from 1928 to 1988 (bulk 1931-1933), and measures 0.4 liner feet. The papers document Weatherwax's relationship with Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. In 1931, John Weatherwax approached Rivera to illustrate his English translation of the Mayan story of creation, the Popol Vuh. Rivera agreed and produced twenty-four watercolor illustrations for the text. The papers contain Weatherwax's translation, "Seven Times the Color of Fire", as well as manuscript versions of two short stories he wrote about Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo entitled "The Queen of Montogomery Street" and "Diego". Also found within the collection are correspondence, manuscripts and notes, printed materials, and photographs.

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Creators:
Sykes, Maltby
Dates:
1936-1992
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sykewill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, speeches, notes, teaching material, price lists, financial and legal information, press releases, printed material, and photographs relating to Sykes' career as an portrait painter and printmaker, his tenure as Professor of Art at Auburn University, and his 1936 assistantship to muralist Diego Rivera on murals for the Hote...

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Creators:
Arquin, Florence
Dates:
1923-1985
Size:
8.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.arquflor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Florence Arquin measure 8.2 linear feet and date from 1923 to 1985. The papers document Arquin's career as a painter, photographer, educator, writer, and critic through biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching and project files, printed material, photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks. Additionally, the papers relate to her personal relationships with her husband Samuel Williams and friends, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Teaching and project files include material from Arquin's work with the Federal Art Project at the Art Institute of Chicago and as director of the U.S. State Department's Kodachrome Slide Project, which was part of an effort to provide educational agencies with visual aids to support Latin American Studies.

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Paradise, Philip Herschel, 1905-1997
Dates:
1905-1994
Size:
7.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.paraphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; personal and business correspondence; travel diaries; journals; a sketchbook and other works of art; writings, including an autobiography; photographs; motion picture film and a video recording; business and financial records; and printed material.

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Creators:
Bryson, Bernarda
Meecham, Pamela J.
Dates:
1995 July 3
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bryson95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Bernarda Bryson Shahn conducted 1995 July 3, by Pamela J. Meecham, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1892-1984
Dates:
1885-1990
Size:
5.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vytlvacl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of abstract painter and art instructor Vaclav Vytlacil date from 1885-1990 and measure 5.2 linear feet. Found within the papers are scattered biographical materials, correspondence primarily discussing art school-related matters and the exhibition and sale of Vytlacil's work, scattered business and financial records, and notes and writings including lecture notes. The papers also contain audio recordings of interviews of Vytlacil and his associates, artwork by Vytlacil and others, four scrapbooks, printed material including clippings and exhibition catalogs, and photographs of Vytlacil, his colleagues, and his artwork.

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