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Correspondence; writings; sketches; photographs; and clippings.
REEL 141: Papers, ca. 1930-1971, relating to Mark's work with the WPA-FAP, New York, including correspondence with Francis V. O'Connor, National Collection of Fine Arts; essays and notes from the late 1930's, including a recollection of other project artists; sketches and photographs of paintings from that period; and a review of the Artists' Union exhibit, A.C.A. gallery, from ART FRONT, Feb. 1936.
UNMICROFILMED: Papers, ca. 1940-1981, including: writings by Mark about influences on his art work; two essays by Mark, "A masterwork and the creative process" and "'Guernica' and 'Death to the Invader' - a personal view"; photographs of works of art; and clippings.
Bendor Mark papers, 1930-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 141 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter; New York, N.Y. and La Jolla, Calif. Also known as Bernard Marcus.
Donated 1973-1982 by Bendor Mark (Bernard Marcus).
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