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Creators:
Plagens, Peter
Dates:
1941-1985
Size:
4.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.plagpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art critic and painter Peter Plagens measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1941-1985. Included are personal and professional correspondence; diaries; an interview of Plagens conducted by Mike Lloyd, 1977 (80 p.); photographs of Plagens, his family, studio, and art work; files on lectures, grants, fellowships, exhibitions, and a petiti...

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Creators:
Love, Jim, 1927-
Dates:
1959-1979
Size:
500 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.lovejim
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Forrest Bess, Jack Boynton, Roy Fridge, Harry Hilson, David McManaway, Harvey Quaytman, and others; clippings, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; and photographs of Love and his friends, of his art works, and his exhibitions.

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Rewald, John, 1912-1994
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 Nov. 16-1973 Feb. 8
Size:
105 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rewald72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of John Rewald conducted 1972 Nov. 16-1973 Feb. 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Rewald speaks of his youth in Germany; the development of his interest in art; his education; beginning his writing career; traveling through Europe; the beginnings of his interest in Cezanne; coming to the U.S.; meeting Alfred Barr; his...

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Creators:
Meierhans, Joseph, b. 1890
Dates:
1924-1969
Size:
105 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.meiejose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters; addresses; notes; a transcript; photographs; clippings; annoucements; and articles.

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Merillat, H. C. L. (Herbert Christian Laing), 1915-
Dates:
1973-1991
bulk 1973
Size:
9 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.merih
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eight letters, 1973, concerning the sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, written in connection with Merillat's book, Modern Sculpture, the New Old Masters (1974). Included are carbons of letters from Merrillat to John Thacher, Gerald Nordland and Lincoln Kirstein, two from Kirstein to Merillat, and one from Nordland to Merillat. Merillat was interested in...

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Creators:
Morey, Robert
Dates:
1938
Size:
1 Item (game (51 playing cards, 2 informational cards, 1 instruction sheet), paper, col., 9 x 6 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.morerobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A card game designed by social scientist Robert Morey created to teach socialism to Americans in the 1930s. Artists Rockwell Kent, Peggy Bacon, Esther Vance, William Gropper, and George Schreiber designed the deck of cards. There are two special cards, Honesty and Kindness and five suits consisting of six numbered cards and four face cards represen...

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Creators:
Hellman, Geoffrey, 1907-
Dates:
1934-1952
Size:
9 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hellgeof
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters, 1942 and 1943, from Albert Eugene Gallatin to Hellman concerning the relocation of Gallatin's art collection, the Museum of Living Art, from New York University to the Philadelphia Museum of Art; a press release from NYU about the move; and photocopies of 6 articles about Gallatin by Hellman in THE NEW YORKER, 1934-1952.

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Creators:
Parkinson, Elizabeth Bliss, 1907-2001
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1978 Jan. 3
Size:
51 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.parkin78
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Elizabeth Bliss Parkinson conducted 1978 Jan. 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Smith, David, 1906-1965
Dates:
[ca. 1940]-1964
Size:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smithdav
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings; printed material, including an exhibition catalog, Medals for Dishonor, for an exhibition of Smith's antiwar and violence medals and writings at the Willard Gallery, November, 1940, including a forward by authors William Blake and Christina Stead and a photograph of Smith; a typescript of Smith's essay, "Modern Sculpture and Society"; and...

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Creators:
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957
Dates:
1940
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.davistuc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letter, May 19, 1940, from Davis to Francis Henry Taylor, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Davis writes that the "rejection of my work by the acquisitions committee of your museum, followed by Mr. Wehle's explanation of the reason for that rejection, was merely indicative of the fact that work in the style of mine is not usual here." He ...

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