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Creators:
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 June 8-Aug. 10
Size:
98 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.pearls72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Philip Pearlstein conducted 1972 June 8-Aug. 10, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Pearlstein discusses his artistic interest in figurative painting, his working practices, his education, his relationship with various New York galleries and artists, and Photo Realism.

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Creators:
Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931
Dates:
1880-1936
bulk 1883-1920
Size:
3.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.clarthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scrapbooks of Thomas Benedict Clarke measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1879-1930. Twelve scrapbooks contain mostly newspaper clippings, but also include correspondence, invitations, exhibition catalogs, programs, magazine articles, art auction catalogs, and other material relating to Clarke's personal art collection and general art patronage. The scrapbooks also include clippings and miscellany relating to the Clarke family and influential society clubs, such as the Union League, Lambs, and New York Athletic clubs.

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Creators:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971
Dates:
1932-1971
Size:
6.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 9 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.webehugo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs and photograph albums; diaries; writings; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical data; catalogs; material relating to the Artists Tenants Association; clippings; and miscellany.

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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 work; commissions; murals for...

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Creators:
Engel, Michael M., 1896-1969
Dates:
1937-1969
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.engemich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006
Dates:
1945-1968
Size:
5 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.andrbenn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of Benny Andrews papers includes autobiographical notes; family, general, and business correspondence; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; notebooks with drawings; sketchbooks; and photographs.

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Creators:
Harrow, Gustave
Dates:
1957-1986
Size:
34.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harrgust2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Gustave Harrow legal records relating to the Estate of Mark Rothko measure 34.6 linear feet and date from 1957-1986. The records document the case brought by the New York State Attorney General's Office as cross-petitioner to the case brought by Rothko's daughter Kate, against the executors of Rothko's estate, Frank Lloyd and the Marlborough Gallery, for mismanagement and self-dealing. There are also records related to Harrow's writings about the case. Lastly, included in the collection are materials relating to art law issues in connection with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Creators:
Sheldon Ross
Dates:
circa 1970-2007
bulk 1976-1995
Size:
1.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shelrosg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Sheldon Ross Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, measure 1.8 linear feet and are dated 1970-2007, with the bulk of materials dating from 1976-1995. The majority of the collection consists of artists' files. About half of the materials relate to Romare Bearden's work and his relationship with Sheldon Ross, the gallery owner. Also included are artists' files regarding George Grosz and Michigan artists. The contents of artists' files vary but generally include biographical information, printed materials and photographic images. The collection also contains correspondence, exhibition files, and photographs documenting the gallery's activities.

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Creators:
Gammon, Reginald, 1921-2005
Dates:
1927-2007
bulk 1960-2005
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
5.3 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.gammreg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter, printmaker, and educator Reginald Gammon measure 2.4 linear feet and 5.30 GB and date from 1927 to 2007, with bulk of the materials dating from 1960-2005. The collection consists of scattered biographical materials, including video and sound recordings of interviews; correspondence with artists, galleries, organizations, and museums; writings and notebooks; teaching files; printed materials; photographic material; and artwork in the form of sketches, drawings, and paint sketches.

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Creators:
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982
Dates:
1846-1981
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.levijuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and teacher Julian E. (Edwin) Levi date from 1846 to 1981, and comprise 6.9 linear feet. They include biographical information and extensive correspondence with museums and galleries, as well as letters written to his family, circa 1927, while Levi was living in Paris. Also found within the papers are scattered drawings and sketches by Levi, writings and notes, financial records, two scrapbooks, printed material, miscellaneous records and photographs that document Levi's professional career and personal life.

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