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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 July 23-24
Size:
68 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.benton73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Thomas Hart Benton conducted 1973 July 23-24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Benton speaks of his childhood in Missouri and Washington, D.C., working as a newspaper cartoonist, and classes at the Chicago Art Institute (1907-1908) and the Academie Julian in Paris (1908). He discusses the New York art world, painting...

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Creators:
Penney, James, 1910-1982
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 August 21-December 6
Size:
2 Items (sound tape reels (3 hr., 9 min.))
79 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.penney81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of James Penney, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Clinton, New York, on August 21 and December 6, 1981.

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Creators:
Ames, Winslow
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1987 April 29-June 2
Size:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ames87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Winslow Ames conducted 1987 April 29-June 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 February 17
Size:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.alan73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Alan conducted 1973 February 17, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Alan reminisces about his sister, Aline Saarinen. He touches upon her educational background; her work for "Art News" magazine and the "New York Times"; and research for her book, "The Proud Possessors," and an unpublished biography of Stanf...

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Creators:
Romansky, Alvin S., 1907-1994
Dates:
1940-1981
Size:
0.42 Linear feet (ca. 1175 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.romaalvi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, writings, sketches and drawings, business records, and printed material.

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Creators:
Cunningham, Ben, 1904-1975
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 October 24
Size:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cunnin64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Cunningham conducted 1964 October 24, by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.

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Reinhardt, Richard H., 1921-
Polsky, Richard
Dates:
1990 July 5
Size:
109 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.reinha90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Richard Reinhardt conducted 1990 July 5, by Richard Polsky, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Reinhardt discusses his childhood in Philadelphia; his earliest art school classes, beginning at the age of ten; his studies at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art (now The University of the Arts); his mili...

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Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Decker, Andrew
Dates:
1994 Oct.-1995 Jan
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.messer94
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas M. Messer conducted 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan., by Andrew Decker, for the Archives of American Art, at the Americas Society, New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Munro, Eleanor, 1928-
Dates:
circa 1880-2011
bulk 1950-2011
Size:
36.7 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.munrelea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of writer and art critic Eleanor Munro measure 36.7 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011. The collection documents Munro's life, career, and research on women artists, through biographical and family material, correspondence, writing projects, diaries, dream journals and notebooks, subject and research files, printed and digital material, and photographic material.

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Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1906-2017
bulk 1971-2010
Size:
47.9 Linear feet
4.805 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.washbgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Washburn Gallery records measure 47.9 linear feet and 4.805 gigabytes. The collection dates from 1906-2017, with the bulk of material dating from 1971-2010. Founded in 1971 by Joan Washburn, the New York gallery specializes in the work of 19th and 20th American artists, and has mounted hundreds of exhibitions in its four decade history. The collection documents the gallery's activities through administrative records, correspondence and subject files, artist files, exhibition files, art fair files, printed material, photographic material, and records from the Peridot Gallery, purchased by Washburn in 1971.

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