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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1958
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.shahbel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 April 14
Size:
29 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1964 April 14, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-
Dates:
1965 Jan. 17
Size:
36 Items (p. transcript (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Shahn moderated by Eric F. Goldman for "The Open Mind," WNBC TV, January 17, 1965. Among the topics discussed are Pablo Picasso, pop art, artists' values and culture, Shahn's social content of his work in the 1930's, New School for Social Research, Diego Riviera, and Henry Wallace.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 October 3
Size:
32 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1965 October 3, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Bentivoglio, Mirella, 1922-
Dates:
1959-1962
Size:
24 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.bentmire
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence tied with research in preparation for Bentivoglio's book on Shahn. Includes two letters from Edith Gregor Halpert of the Downtown Gallery. Also includes one copy photograph of Shahn's photo "The accordion player" and a printed flier for "A treasury of Yiddish stories" (a book with illustrations by Shahn).

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Creators:
Bryson, Bernarda
Dates:
1872-2004
bulk 1904-2004
Size:
14.6 Linear feet
5.88 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.brysbern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, printmaker, and illustrator Bernarda Bryson Shahn measure 14.6 linear feet and 5.88 GB and date from 1872 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1904-2004. Found within the papers are family and biographical materials, correspondence, writings including sound recordings of lectures by the Shahns, some in digital format, voluminous notebooks, five diaries, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, seven scrapbooks, one sketchbook and other art work, and photographs. Although the bulk of the collection documents Bernarda's work, there are materials about or created by Ben Shahn scattered throughout the collection. There is a 2.7 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2011 that includes administrative files regarding Bernarda Shahn's work on the board of Skowhegan correspondence of both Bernarda and Ben Shahn; an inventory ledger with names of works of art by Ben Shahn; a scrapbook regarding Ben Shan's work in Japan; photographs of Ben and Bernarda Shahn and images of works of art by Ben Shahn; sketchbooks and notebooks by Ben and Bernarda Shahn; and printed material.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1879-1990
bulk 1933-1970
Size:
24.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of social realist painter, photographer, illustrator, printmaker, and teacher Ben Shahn (1898-1969) measure 24.8 linear feet and date from 1879-1990, with the bulk of the material dating from 1933-1970. The bulk of the collection consists of over 14 linear feet of incoming letters from artists, writers, colleagues, publishers, art organizations, galleries, and universities and colleges. Also found are biographical materials, project and source files, printed material, artwork by Shahn and others, photographs taken of and by Shahn, interview transcripts, sound recordings of interviews and a motion picture film.

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Creators:
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 July 17-Aug. 23
Size:
144 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.newman71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Arnold Newman conducted 1971 July 17-Aug. 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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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:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.evans71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Walker Evans conducted 1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Evans discusses his early life and education; his early desire to become a writer; living for two years in Paris; teaching himself photography; taking pictures for the Farm Security Administration; his later work with FORTUNE and TIME magaz...

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