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Hyman Robert Bizinsky papers, 1946-1990

Creator:
Bizinsky, Hyman Robert, 1915-1982
Subject:
McGill, Ralph
Morgan, Edward P.
Soupault, Philippe
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.3 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:
Correspondence, sketches, sketchbooks, clippings, and exhibition announcements. Papers record the career of Bizinsky from his 1946-1951 years in Paris and his lifelong friendship with crusading Atlanta Constitution editor Ralph McGill. Also included are 2 pages (4 sides) of Bizinsky's ink sketches of horses, a 1967 sketchbook, a sketch diary and loose sketches. Among the correspondents are Edward P. Morgan, the noted journalist and newsman, and Philipe Soupault, French poet and art critic (one letter, in French).
Citation:
Hyman Robert Bizinsky papers, 1946-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, teacher; Los Angeles, Calif. Bizinsky was a post-impressionist painter of city and landscapes. He attended classes at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, and worked as a cartoonist for the Atlanta Constitution under editor Ralph McGill, who became his mentor, a lifelong friend, and collector of Bizinsky's work. He later attended the Art Students' League in N.Y. and the École Nationale Supérieure des Beauz-Arts in Paris. From 1946-1951 he worked in Paris with fauvist Emile-Othon Friesz and exppressionist Yves Brayer. He returned to the U.S. in 1951 under a scholarship from the Huntington Hartford Foundation in Southern California, and settled in Los Angeles where he became active in the Westwood Art Association.
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. H. Robert Bizinsky, widow, 1994.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art students
Artists
Caricaturists
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6483
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215670
AAA_collcode_bizihyma
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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