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Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Subject:
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Zoller, Edwin W.  Search this
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
Artist's Technical Research Institute  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Scrapbooks
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of New York painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1988. Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, scattered financial and legal records, notes and writings, subject files, a scrapbook, printed materials, photographs, and one videocassette.
Citation:
Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Herbert Aach (1923-1985) was a painter, art instructor, and writer from New York, N.Y. Born in Cologne, Germany. Came to the United States in 1939. He taught at the Brooklyn Museum School (1947-1951), Pratt Institute (1966-1969), and at Queens College (1966-1985). In 1971, he was editor and translator of GOETHE'S COLOR THEORY. Aach was president of the Artists Technical Research Institute, founded in 1959 by Bena Frank and Ralph Mayer to conduct scientific and educational research of materials and methods used in the visual arts.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 and 1989 by Herbert and Doris Aach.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Authors  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6708
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208833
AAA_collcode_aachherb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208833