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Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1952-ca. 1985, (bulk 1953- 1970)

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Creator:
Namuth, Hans, 1915-1990
Subject:
Adams, Ansel Easton
Albers, Josef
Baziotes, William
Boynton, Jack
Bunnell, Peter C.
Calder, Alexander
Clurman, Harold
Copland, Aaron
Cornell, Joseph
De Kooning, Willem
Diebenkorn, Richard
Dine, Jim
Frankenthaler, Helen
Gechtoff, Sonia
Hamilton, Juan
Hartigan, Grace
Hopper, Edward
Indiana, Robert
Johns, Jasper
Karpel, Bernard
Kelly, Ellsworth
Kirstein, Lincoln Edward
Kline, Franz
Koch, Kenneth
Krasner, Lee
Lichtenstein, Roy
Lieberman, Alexander
Marca-Relli, Conrad
Martin, Agnes
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Nevelson, Louise
Newman, Arnold
Newman, Barnett
Noguchi, Isamu
Norman, Dorothy
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Ossorio, Alfonso A.
Pollock, Jackson
Rauschenberg, Robert
Reinhardt, Ad
Rivers, Larry
Rothko, Mark
Segal, George
Shahn, Ben
Smith, Tony
Steinberg, Saul
Stella, Frank
Stieglitz, Alfred
Still, Clyfford
Weegee
Wyeth, Andrew
Exposition universelle et internationale
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6.8 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:
Primarily photographs taken by Namuth of New York artists. Also included are correspondence, writings, and exhibition announcements.
Pictured are Josef Albers, William Baziotes, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell (one shot microfilmed with AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection II, reel 1817, frames fr. 323-324, and digitized), Willem de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, Sonia Gechtoff, Grace Hartigan, Edward Hopper, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Franz Kline, Lee Krasner, Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Lieberman, Conrad Marca-Relli, Agnes Martin, Robert Motherwell, Louise Nevelson, Barnett Newman, Isamu Noguchi, Alfonso Ossorio, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Larry Rivers, Mark Rothko, George Segal, Ben Shahn, Tony Smith, Saul Steinberg, Frank Stella, Clyfford Still, Andrew Wyeth, and others.
The manuscript portion (1 linear ft.) relates mostly to Namuth's film about Alfred Stieglitz, "Alfred Stieglitz, American" and includes interviews with Ansel Adams, Harold Clurman, Aaron Copland, Arnold Newman, Dorothy Norman, and Marie Rapp; correspondence with Ansel Adams, Peter Bunnell, Jack Boynton, Aaron Copland, Juan Hamilton, Bernard Karpel, Lincoln Kirstein, Dorothy Norman and Georgia O'Keeffe; script information, grant applications, printed material, and photographs including one of Stieglitz by Weegee (Arthur Fellig), 1945. Other correspondence is with Patricia Johanson concerning a film about Josef Albers, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Yale University's Dept. of Architecture, correspondence regarding Namuth's "17 Painters" exhibit done for the American Pavilion at the Brussels World Fair in 1958, and correspondence with Kenneth Koch regarding Koch's performance piece "The Construction of Boston" which Namuth documented. Additional material includes Namuth's "impressions" on each artists' portrait in the Brussels World's Fair portrait sessions, scattered business records, and printed matter.
Citation:
Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1952-ca. 1985, (bulk 1953- 1970). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
All Photographs by Hans Namuth: All requests for image reproductions are to be sent to: Hans Namuth Studio, attention: Peter Namuth, 68 Jane Street, #4-W, New York, N.Y. 10014.The Namuth Studio will provide all reproductions to researchers. For further information, call the Namuth Studio at #212-691-3220; e-mail: pnamuth@me.com
Box 21: Authorization to publish or reproduce must be obtained from: Peter Namuth, 68 Jane Street, #4-W, New York, NY 10014; telephone: 212/691-3220; e-mail: pnamuth@me.com. AAA cannot make a microfilm copy of this portion.
Biography Note:
Photographer, filmmaker; New York, N.Y. Born 1915. Died 1990.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1985 by Namuth.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Artists' studios
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8069
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210240
AAA_collcode_namuhans
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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