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Creators:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
33.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.womabuil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Woman's Building feminist arts organization in Los Angeles measure 33.5 linear feet and date from 1970-1992. Originally founded by artist Judy Chicago, graphic designer Sheila Levant de Bretteville, and art historian Arlene Raven in 1973, the Woman's Building served as an education center and public gallery space for women artists in southern California. The records document both the educational and exhibition activities and consist of administrative records, financial and legal records, publications, curriculum files, exhibition files, grant funding records and artist's works of arts and prints. A significant portion of the collection documents the Women's Graphic Center, a typesetting, design, and printing service operated by The Woman's Building.

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Creators:
Sexton, Charles F.
Dates:
1956-1992
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sextchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Drawings, prints, works on paper, personal writings, photographs, memorabilia, juvenilia (early drawings, school pictures, etc.), and a Sexton portrait of Jerome Caja.

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Creators:
Fischer, Kitty C. L.
Dates:
1940-1981
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fisckitt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1940-1981, are primarily from ceramist Frans Wildenhain to Kitty and Hermann Fischer. Thirteen of the letters are illustrated. Also included are a watercolor sketch, undated; 3 clippings and an announcement for Wildenhain's pottery in Putten, Holland; and photographs, 1944-1975, of Wildenhain with his third wife Lili and Fischer's friend H...

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Creators:
Maynard Walker Gallery
Dates:
1923-1975
Size:
6.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.maynwalk
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of New York City's Maynard Walker Gallery measure 6.3 linear feet and date from 1923 to 1975. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; artist's files for Thomas Hart Benton, John Chumley, John Steuart Curry, Lily Cushing, Madeline Hewes, Walt Kuhn, Wayne Williams, Grant Wood, and others; exhibition and gallery files consisting of printed materials, exhibition scrapbooks, a file on Spanish painting, and files for the exhibition Other Worlds (1945); financial and sales records containing files for artist accounts, non-artist accounts, bills of sale, and inventory; and photographic materials for exhibitions, works of art, and the writer Henry James.

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Creators:
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-
Dates:
1917-2017
bulk 1960-2017
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.benngarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of woodworker, sculptor, and furniture designer Garry Knox Bennett measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1917 to 2017 with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2017. The collection documents the artist's life and career through biographical materials, correspondence with family and friends including other artists, exhibition files, professional files, financial and legal records, and printed material and scrapbooks recording his exhibition history and more, including photographs from his youth.

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Creators:
Heythum, Antonin, 1901-1954
Dates:
1920-1959
Size:
3.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.heytanto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily subject files containing letters, photographs, and printed material pertaining to various international expositions and Heythum's teaching activities.

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Creators:
Scheyer, Galka E.
Dates:
1917-1945
Size:
5 Reels (ca. 1200 items (on 5 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.schegalk
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relate mainly to the Blue Four and contain primarily correspondence; also business materials, photographs, essays, and printed materials.

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Creators:
Wacks, Mel
Dates:
1970-1996
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wackmel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters; sketches (mostly photocopies) of medals; photographs; an interview on DVD, and medals concerning Wacks' involvement in the work of medalist Gerta Ries Wiener for the Jewish-American Hall of Fame, a project and institution created by the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, Calif.

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Creators:
Simons, Amory C. (Amory Coffin), 1869-1959
American Art Association of Paris
Académie Julian
Dates:
[ca. 1890]-1934
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.simoamor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating to Simons' activities as student and sculptor in Paris, and later as instructor in California, including: receipt for tuition payment at Academie Julian, Paris; membership card to the American Art Association of Paris; letters from John Flanagan, Paul Wayland Bartlett, his cousin A. Felix Du Pont, Santa Barbara School of the Arts,...

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Creators:
Wilson, Susanna De Maria, 1940-
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.wilssusa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, and a work of art relating to Susanna De Maria Wilson and her relationship with artist Walter De Maria.

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