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First Art Film Festival in America (1951 : Woodstock, N.Y.)
Dates:
1951 Sept
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.firsart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The First Art Film Festival in America sound recordings measure 0.6 linear feet and date to 1951. The recordings on seven sound tape reels are of a symposium sponsored by the Woodstock Artists Association, American Federation of the Arts and Film Advisory Center. Participants are Alfred Frankfurter, Bartlett Harding Hayes, Jr., Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Herbert Matter, Curt Oertel, Nathan Resnick, Aline Saarinen, and Ralph Wickiser. The panel for the first day of the symposium concerned the subject "Art Film: Aesthetic and Production" and day two concerned " Art Films: Use and Distribution."

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National Endowment for the Arts. Visual Arts Program
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiendo2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Criticism Seminar audio recordings measure 0.4 linear feet. Included are 10 cassette tapes of audio recordings from the NEA's Visual Arts Criticism Seminar, September 19-20, 1983, and one binder documenting the seminar.

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Creators:
Gurney, George
Dates:
1977-1978
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.gurngeor2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The interviews of curator George Gurney measure 1 linear foot and date from 1978 to 1979. Gurney conducted twenty-one interviews with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980.

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Creators:
Baker, Mildred, 1905-
Dates:
1882
1923-1997
Size:
2.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bakemild
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator Mildred Baker measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1882 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923 to 1997. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and professional correspondence; writings; files related to her work on the WPA Federal Art Project and other institutional art projects; printed material; photographs of Baker; and photographs and papers related to the work of her husband, Jacob Baker, who also administered programs for the WPA.

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Zakheim, Bernard Baruch, 1898-1985
Federal Art Project
Dates:
[ca. 1930-1977]
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.zakhbern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Resumes, lists of works exhibited and commissioned, and a copy of an award; addresses; correspondence primarily concerning his murals and his struggles to have them found or restored, including letters from John Dormer Smith's files, (Zakheim's biographer); notes and writings by Zakheim and others including a 113 page biography by the Federal Art P...

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Detroit Institute of Arts
Dates:
1882-1979
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 21 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.detrinst2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, annual reports and bulletins, scrapbooks, photographs, catalogs, clippings and a telegram.

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Magafan, Ethel, 1915 or 6-1993
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1950-1982
Size:
54 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.magaethe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs and printed materials relating to Magafan's painting career.

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Inverarity, Robert Bruce, 1909-1999
Dates:
circa 1840s-1997
Size:
13.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.inverobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist, photographer, museum director, anthropologist, and writer Robert Bruce Inverarity are dated circa 1840s-1997 and measure 12.7 linear feet. Biographical information, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, art work, scrapbooks, sound recordings, printed material and photographs are found within the papers. They document Inverarity's work as Director of the Federal Art Project in Seattle and Director of the Art and Craft Project for the State of Washington, as well as his other professional work. Nineteenth century material consists of a Japanese print, printed material, and photographs.

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Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976
Dates:
1902-1982
Size:
2.3 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bistemil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to work done for the Federal Art Project; business and personal letters; printed material; biographical data; correspondence; and photographs.

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Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Dates:
1934-1940
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.davistua
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Stuart Davis measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1940. The collection is comprised of correspondence that includes letters from Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Arnold Blanch, Rockwell Kent, and others regarding Pablo Picasso's statement against the fascist dictatorship in Spain, as well as a letter from Davis to Picasso inviting him to speak at the 2nd Annual American Artists' Congress meeting. Also found are files from Davis's position as editor of Art Front magazine; membership files documenting Davis's activities with the American Artists' Congress, Fine Arts Federation of New York, the New York World's Fair Artists Committee, and other organizations; printed materials; a project file for the Federal Art Project; and editorials. Additional items include an article manuscript and a draft of a letter to Ben Shahn suggesting that Downtown Gallery artists provide funding to Edith Halpert in order to open another gallery.

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