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Barnett Newman papers, 1943-1971

Creator:
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970
Subject:
Guggenheim, Peggy
Rothko, Mark
Still, Clyfford E.
Tomlin, Bradley Walker
Zarnower, Teresa
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
REEL 3481: Six letters from Bradley Walker Tomlin, 1948-1952, and 15 from Mark Rothko, 1945-1950; catalogs with introductions by Newman, and other writings; catalogs, announcements and clippings on Newman, 1943-1971; a photograph of Newman at the opening of "The Intrasubjectives" at Kootz Gallery, 1949; and a photograph of Peggy Guggenheim with Polish artist Teresa Zarnower, ca. 1950.
UNMICROFILMED: Thirty letters from Clyfford Still, 1946-1956, addressed to Barnett and Annalee Newman. The letters were written during the period Still was teaching at the California School of Fine Art in San Francisco. He writes of his alienation from the New York and California art world, Clement Greenberg, the Bauhaus aesthetic, and his CSFA colleagues, including Ad Reinhardt, and his rift with Mark Rothko.
Citation:
Barnett Newman papers, 1943-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3481 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Rothko, Still, and Tomlin letters: Originals retained by Mrs. Barnett Newman.
Biography Note:
Painter, writer; New York City.
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. Barnett Newman, 1976-1994.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5720
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208558
AAA_collcode_newmbarn
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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