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Guthrie Foster papers, 1959-1966

Creator:
Foster, Guthrie
Subject:
Albers, Anni
Albers, Josef
Gottlieb, Adolph
Hofmann, Hans
Hofmann, Maria
Lionni, Leo
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Rand, Paul
Shahn, Ben
Wildenhain, Marguerite Friedlaender
Atlanta Art Institute
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (36 items).
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:
Letters, 1959-1960, from Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Adolph Gottlieb, Maria Hofmann (for Hans Hofmann), Leo Lionni, Robert Motherwell, Paul Rand, Ben Shahn, and Marguerite Wildenhain each responding to Foster's invitation to be a guest instructor at the Atlanta Art Institute. Most declined the invitation. Robert Motherwell wrote that he would not teach in a segregated school.
Also included are writings and printed material on and by Josef Albers, ca. 1960-1966.
Citation:
Guthrie Foster papers, 1959-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Director of the Atlanta Art Institute.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Guthrie Foster.
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5960
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208805
AAA_collcode_fostguth
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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