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American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969

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Creator:
American Federation of Arts
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill
Goodnough, Robert
Stella, Joseph
Whittredge
Albert, Calvin
Lawrence, Jacob
Altman, Harold
Henri, Robert
Crawford, Ralston
Dubuffet, Jean
Bishop, Isabel
Hayter, Stanley William
Avery, Milton
Kahn, Max
Casarella, Edmond
Frasconi, Antonio
Zoellner, Richard
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice)
Kelly, Ellsworth
Tomlin, Bradley Walker
Jorn, Asger
Mechlin, Leila
Goya, Francisco
Parks, Gordon
Léger, Fernand
Demuth, Charles
Weber, Max
Gatch, Lee
Heliker, John Edward
Diebenkorn, Richard
Xceron, Jean
Wyeth, Andrew
Margo, Boris
Nicholson, Ben
Baziotes, William
Antreasian, Garo Z. (Garo Zareh)
Baskin, Leonard
Oliveira, Nathan
Sterne, Hedda
Rattner, Abraham
Smith, David
Summers, Carol
Tworkov, Jack
Neuberger, Roy R. (Roy Rothschild)
Bertoia, Harry
Spruance, Benton
Stamos, Theodoros
Sato, Tadashi
Graves, Morris
Force, Juliana
Marsh, Reginald
Spaeth, Eloise O.
Perlmutter, Jack
Moller, Hans
Tobey, Mark
Gwathmey, Robert
Shahn, Ben
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)
Sheeler, Charles
Steichen, Edward
Moore, Henry
Hartley, Marsden
Seligmann, Kurt
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)
Hofmann, Hans
Pollock, Jackson
Savelli, Angelo
Von Wicht, John
Arp, Jean
Chase, William Merritt
Jones, John Paul
Tchelitchew, Pavel
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Moy, Seong
Francis, Sam
Peterdi, Gabor
van Rijn, Rembrandt Harmenszoon
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Von Wiegand, Charmion
Sterne, Maurice
Hopper, Edward
Berman, Eugene
Treiman, Joyce Wahl
Meeker, Dean
Day, Worden
Luks, George Benjamin
Zao, Wou-ki
De Diego, Julio
Reinhardt, Ad
Eakins, Thomas
Weir, Julian Alden
Saetti, Bruno
Bingham, George Caleb
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil
Breuer, Marcel
Wald, Sylvia
Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista
Zorach, Marguerite
Callahan, Kenneth L.
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Miró, Joan
Marin, John
Brooks, James
De Kooning, Willem
Watkins, Franklin Chenault
Suzuki, James
Takal, Peter
Knaths, Karl
Ernst, Jimmy
Zerbe, Karl
Schongauer, Martin
Rauschenberg, Robert
Picasso, Pablo
Levine, Jack
Schanker, Louis
Steg, J. L.
Bellows, George
Turner, Joseph Mallord William
Wines, James
Thon, William
Ruckstull, F. W. (Fred Wellington),
Walkowitz, Abraham
Tamayo, Rufino
Stieglitz, Alfred
Roszak, Theodore
Stone, Edward Durell
Sargent, John Singer
Gottlieb, Adolph
Braque, Georges
Zorach, William
Schrag, Karl
Schramm, James S
Soyer, Raphael
Fine, Perle
Whiting, Frederic Allen
Feininger, Lyonel
Vespignani, Renzo
Hassam, Childe
Kohn, Misch
MacIver, Loren
Frankenthaler, Helen
Gonzalez, Xavier
Coen, Eleanor Jean
Blume, Peter
Santomaso, Giuseppe
Nevelson, Louise
Thrall, Arthur
Ratkai, George
Porter, Fairfield
Klee, Paul
Chagall, Marc
Citron, Minna Wright
Albers, Anni
Ryder, Albert Pinkham
Murch, Walter Tandy
Adams, Ansel Easton
Renoir, Auguste
Chesney, Lee
Pozzatti, Rudy O.
Yunkers, Adja
Sloan, John French
Clements, Geoffrey
Kienbusch, William Austin
De Rivera, José Ruiz
Rivers, Larry
Daumier, Honoré
Dove, Arthur Garfield
Barnet, Will
Lipchitz, Jacques
Hartigan, Grace
George, Thomas
Tiepolo, Giovanni Domenico
Conover, Robert F. (Robert Fremont)
Okada, Kenzo
Degas, Edgar
Tooker, George
Albers, Josef
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
78.6 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 records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) thoroughly document the Federation's founding and history of sponsoring exhibitions and programs supporting the study and promotion of American art, both nationally and abroad. Included are correspondence, subject files, exhibition files, reports, financial statements, printed material, and photographs.
Citation:
American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
American Federation of Arts (AFA) (established 1909) is a national nonprofit museum service organization in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
The bulk of the records were donated by the American Federation of Arts between 1964 and 1966. In 1972, AFA donated 16 photographs taken by Geoffrey Clements of artists whose work was exhibited in "Ten Negro Artists from the United States" in Dakar, Senegal's First World Festival of Negro Arts (circulated by AFA). In 1978, Christopher Cook of the Addison Gallery donated sound recordings from the AFA's 1951 annual meeting in Philadelphia, and in 1979, Preston Bolton donated letters regarding planning for the 1957 AFA Annual Convention held in Houston, Texas, convention minutes from 1956, and newsletters.The provenance of the 1990-1993 printed material is unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sound recordings
Art
Exhibition catalogs
Administrative records
Photographs
Traveling exhibitions
Lantern slides
Art, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5411
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209113
AAA_collcode_amerfeda
Theme:
The Art Market
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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