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Creator:
Deem, George, 1932-2008  Search this
Subject:
Bal, Mieke  Search this
Evans, John  Search this
Copy, Richard  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Rosenblum, Robert  Search this
Wheeler, Arthur K.  Search this
Lazlo, Jean-Noel  Search this
Tanning, Dorothea  Search this
Guilliatt, Lee  Search this
Molesworth, Charles  Search this
Sassu, Antonio  Search this
William, Patricia  Search this
Andrews, Benny  Search this
Komar, Vitaly  Search this
Wiener, Sam  Search this
Dydo, Ulla E.  Search this
Fattal, Simone  Search this
Liedtke, Walter A.  Search this
Vermeer, Johannes  Search this
New Britain Museum of American Art  Search this
Nancy Hoffman Gallery  Search this
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Pavel Zoubok Gallery  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
18.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of painter, writer, and dancer George Deem measure 18.2 linear feet and date from 1904-2015, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-2008. The collection documents Deem's path from Midwestern farm child to New York City artist and teacher who specialized in recreating works of great masters, especially Johannes Vermeer. Correspondence, exhibition files, subject files, project files, writings by and about Deem, printed material, and photographic materials all show the trajectory of Deem's development as an artist.
Citation:
George Deem papers, 1904-2015, bulk 1960-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
George Deem (1932-2008), a New York City based painter was best known for his original reinterpretations of the works of master painters.
Provenance:
The George Deem papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2013 and 2015 by Ronald Vance, executor of the George Deem estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mail art  Search this
Dancers  Search this
Educators  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Painters  Search this
Authors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16139
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)363835
AAA_collcode_deemgeor
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_363835