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Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999

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Creator:
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor
Peterdi, Gabor
Gikow, Ruth Levine
Paul
Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich
D'Harnoncourt, Rene
Lasansky, Mauricio
Simon, Sidney
Fleischman, Lawrence Arthur
Hirsch, Joseph
Close, Chuck
Friedan, Betty
Probst, Joachim
Halpert, Edith Gregor
Soyer, Raphael
Bloom, Hyman
Coen, Eleanor Jean
Tooker, George
Sorini, Emiliano
Lee, Gypsy Rose
Barnet, Will
Bocour, Leonard
Lawrence, Jacob
Terkel, Studs
Cadmus, Paul
Dobkin, Alexander
Updike, John
Weber, Max
Goodrich, Lloyd
Saint-Gaudens, Homer
Levine, David
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.2 linear feet
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 papers of New York social realist painter and printmaker Jack Levine date from 1923-1999, and measure 3.2 linear feet. Levine's career is documented through biographical material, scattered letters, notes, and a speech, writings, student drawings, three scrapbooks, printed material, and nearly one linear foot of photographs of Levine, his family, and his colleagues.
Citation:
Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2015 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website. Materials which have not been scanned include some photographs with copyright restrictions; some photos of works of art; duplicates; blank versos of photographs; exhibition catalogs of other artists; and some publications. In some cases, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Biography Note:
Jack Levine (1915-2010) was born in Boston, Massachusetts and worked as painter and printmaker primarily in New York City. Exponent of Social Realism during the 1930s. He resided in Boston until 1942. Married to painter Ruth Gikow. Graduated from Colby College, in 1946; taught at the Art Institute of Chicago, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and at the American Art School in New York. Levine served as President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Provenance:
Jack Levine donated his papers to the Archives in 1962, 1978, and 1999.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Jack Levine in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,069 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painting, Modern
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Drawings
Painting, American
Printmakers
Painters
Student drawings
Jewish artists
Social realism
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9139
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211333
AAA_collcode_levijack
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211333
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