Richard Zschaebitz papers
Awards and diplomas, 1878-1884; a naturalization document, 1892; 2 photographs of Zschaebitz and his family; and 121 photographs, 1980-1981, of Zschaebitz's works in oil, watercolor, pencil and pastel. Included is a list describing each photograph, compiled by Roberta H. Butler, who was researching Zschaebitz's work.
Oral history interview with Wolf Kahn
169 Pages (Transcript)
Interview with Wolf Kahn, conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in his New York City studio, on November 28, 1977 and January 16, 1978.
Michael Travis Costume Design Collection
The collection contains approximately 2,500 costume designs in colored pencil and pastels, on tissue paper mounted on mat boards. The designs were created for entertainers such as Liberace, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dionne Warwick, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Sinatra, and others. Some were created for the television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.
Letters to Percy North
53 Letters to Percy North from friends, family and associates and colleagues. Eleven letters from James Daugherty, April-Dec. 1971, and April 1973, concerning a proposed article by North about his pastels and color theories, the sale of a pastel to North, and his exhibitions; letters from Jack Levine, Kate Steinitz, Abraham Rattner, Edward …
WIlliam Clutz papers
The papers of New York painter William Clutz measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1930-2016. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, printed material, photographic material, artworks, and twelve sketchbooks which illuminate the career and artistic development of Clutz, a painter known for depictions of figures in urban settings. The photographic material is particularly robust and includes hundreds of photographs, slides, transparencies, and digital images of Clutz, family, friends, his painting, as well as documentation of exhibition installations. Artwork and sketchbooks in pencil, pastel, and charcoal provide a glimpse into the preliminary stages of his work process.
David Park papers
Correspondence; artwork; sketchbooks; photographs and slides; list of works and receipts; a master's thesis; and a calendar.
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers
Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.
Don Resnick papers
Correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, catalogues and gallery announcements regarding Don Resnick. Included are letters from Ernst Benkert to Resnick, discussing his work, fellow artists, and the art scene. Other correspondents include Richard Klett, and Dutch artists Kees Bantzinger, Rudi Bierman, and Paula Nieuwenhuis-Thies. Nineteen sketchbooks (1956-1996) depict landscape and figure studies in …
Walter Clark papers
Three sketchbooks containing landscape drawings in pastel, two of which are identified as Brookhaven, Long Island, 1890-1895 and 1893-1895; photographs of Clark and of his works of art; a medal awarded to Clark by the National Academy of Design, 1902; and an exhibition catalog, "Artists and East Hampton," 1976.
August Arp papers
Certificates of baptism and death; correspondence, 1927-1967, with friends, family, and other artists, and letters of condolence to his family on his death; several unpublished poems; art works, consisting of 12 pencil & charcoal sketches, including preliminary drawings for Christmas cards, 8 original silkcreened Christmas cards and designs, 3 hand-colored linecut Christmas cards, and 1 book …