Query: Painting -- Study and teaching
Balcomb and Gertrude Greene papers
Creators:
Greene, Balcomb, 1904-1990
Dates:
circa 1880s-2009
Size:
9.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.greebalc2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Balcomb and Gertrude Greene papers, circa 1880s-2009, bulk circa 1905-1990, measure 9.8 linear feet. Balcomb Greene's career as a painter, educator, and writer - and to a lesser extent his personal life - is documented by biographical material, letters, subject files,writings, artwork, audio-visual recordings, printed material, and photographs. Documentation about sculptor Gertrude Greene, from 1926 until her death in 1956, consists of printed material, photographs, two letters to her, and a brief handwritten list of paintings and constructions.

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Henry Lee McFee papers
Creators:
McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953
Dates:
1928-1964
Size:
18 Items (Reel 3134: (on a partial microfilm reel))
0.3 Linear feet (Unfilmed)
Collection ID:
AAA.mcfehenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material (1928-1950), 6 letters (1953), 2 scrapbooks (1929-1964), printed material (1929-1964) and photographs concern the life and career of Henry Lee McFee.

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Ellen Hulda Johnson papers
Creators:
Johnson, Ellen H.
Dates:
1872-2018
bulk 1921-1992
Size:
61.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.johnelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, art critic, author, librarian and educator Ellen Hulda Johnson measure 61.5 linear feet and date from 1872-2018, with the bulk of the material dating from 1921-1992. The papers include biographical materials; personal and family files; personal, professional, and business correspondence; extensive research and writing files; teaching files; subject files; professional and curatorial files; and artists' files. Johnson's papers reflect the full range of her career, interests, and close relationships with many artists. There is a 0.2 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes letters to Ellen Johnson from others, letters from Johnson to Carl Gerber, and a sketch by Johnson. Materials date from circa 1956-1991.

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Oral history interview with Polly Thayer
Creators:
Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1995 May 12-1996 February 1
Size:
89 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.thayer95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Polly Thayer (Starr) conducted 1995 May 12-1996 February 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Sam Gilliam papers
Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Dates:
1957-1989
1957-1989
Size:
7.9 Linear feet
7.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gillsam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of contemporary Color Field painter and educator Sam Gilliam measure 7.9 linear feet and date from 1957 to 1989. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, business records, printed material, subject files, a scrapbook, artwork, and photographic material that document Gilliam's life beginning as a student, through to his teaching, professorial, and artistic career based in Washington D.C. The collection highlights Gilliam's close involvement with the art institutions, racial politics, and artistic innovation from the 1960s through the 1980s, and particularly showcases the planning and creation of Gilliam's large-scale three-dimensional paintings, often associated with the Washington Color School.

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Jack Stewart papers
Creators:
Stewart, Jack, 1926-2005
Dates:
1926-2010
Size:
9.9 Linear feet
7.31 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.stewjack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jack Stewart papers are dated 1926-2010 and measure 9.9 linear feet and 7.31 GB. A significant portion of the collection concerns Stewart's dissertation, "Subway Graffiti: An Aesthetic Study of Graffiti on the Subway" (New York University, 1989), related research, writings, and exhibitions on the subject. Biographical materials, correspondence, writings, printed and digital material, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials document his career as a painter, muralist, designer, educator and administrator.

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Oral history interview with Ferol Sibley Warthen
Creators:
Warthen, Ferol Sibley, 1890-1986
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 September 3
Size:
2 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.warthe81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ferol Sibley Warthen conducted 1981 September 3, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Otis Oldfield papers
Creators:
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969
Dates:
1910-1975
Size:
62 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.oldfotip
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business correspondence; manuscript material; 2 financial log books kept by Oldfield and his widow, 1927-1974; 3 photo albums, one with photos of Oldfield, Ralph Stackpole and Homer Groninger, and 2 albums of works, 1924-1948; loose photos of works, of Oldfield, Yun Gee, Ralph Stackpole, Rinaldo Cuneo, Helen Oldfield, Marcel Roche and others, 1921-1957; 3 scrapbooks, 1910-1940, including catalogs …

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Oral history interview with Ludwig Sander
Creators:
Sander, Ludwig, 1906-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1969 February 4-12
Size:
78 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sander69
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ludwig Sander conducted 1969 February 4-12, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Sander speaks of his early exposure to art and music in New York; his travels in Europe; studying with Alexander Archipenko at the Art Students League; studying with Hans Hofmann in Munich and Positano …

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Oral history interview with Walter Murch
Creators:
Murch, Walter
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1967 June 6
Size:
19 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.murch67
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Walter Murch conducted 1967 June 6, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art. Murch speaks of his family background and youth in Canada; studying at the Art Students League; studying with Arshile Gorky; the philosophy behind his work; techniques; influences on his work; subject matter of his …

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