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Gerome Kamrowski papers, 1938-2004

Creator:
Kamrowski, Gerome L., 1914-2004
Subject:
Breton, André
Lange, Monique
Matter, Mercedes
Rebay, Hilla
Sandler, Irving
Sawin, Martica
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
University of Michigan
Whitney Museum of American Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material, photographs, project files, subject files, correspondence, printed material and audio visual material concerning Gerome Kamrowski's career as a Surrealist painter.
Biographical material includes curriculum vitae. Photographs, slides and negatives are of Kamrowski, his family, studio, artwork, exhibition installations and exhibitions. The bulk of the project files concern individual works of art and include correspondence, reviews, photographs and miscellany. Subject files pertain to the University of Michigan, exhibitions that involved Kamrowski, organizations and people who worked with Kamrowski, and include correspondence and printed material.
Correspondence includes letters from Andre Breton, Monique Lange, Hilla von Rebay, Mercedes Matter, Irving Sandler, and numerous dealers and institutions including the Guggenheim Foundation, The Whitney Museum of Art, the Andre Emmerich Gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Art Students League.
Audio visual material includes an interview on three cassettes of Kamrowski conducted by Martica Sawin, 1986, and three motion picture films "Tucker, Kamrowski Sculpture", "Celestial Rhythms" and untitled. Printed material includes Kamrowski's portfolios, exhibition reviews, catalogs, and announcements, press releases, and newspaper clippings.
Citation:
Gerome Kamrowski papers, 1938-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Gerome Kamrowski (1914-2003) was a Surrealist painter in New York, N.Y. and Ann Arbor, Mich.
Provenance:
Donated 2008 by Mary Jane Kamrowski, Kamrowski's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Interviews
Motion pictures (visual works)
Negatives
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Surrealism
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15756
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287218
AAA_collcode_kamrgero
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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