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Kanovitz, Howard and Mary

Collection Creator:
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 62
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Hans Hofmann papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Authotization to quote or reproduce, for purposes of publication, the 1998 May 27 interview of Max Spoerri by Tina Dickey requires written permission from Max Spoerri.
Collection Citation:
Hans Hofmann papers, circa 1904-2011, bulk 1945-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hofmhans-ref303

Kanovitz, Howard

Collection Creator:
Friedman, B. H. (Bernard Harper), 1926-2011  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-2000
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission is required. Use of original materials requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Bernard Harper Friedman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. They may be used for research, study, and scholarship. Access requires written permission.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Harper Friedman papers, 1926-2011, bulk 1943-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-friebern-ref318

Kanovitz, Howard

Collection Creator:
Waddell Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 11-15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967-1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Waddell Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Waddell Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-waddgall-ref200

Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978

Creator:
Waddell Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Abrams, Harry N. (Harry Nathan)  Search this
Baschet, Francois  Search this
Perry, Charles O.  Search this
Mallory, Ronald  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Hoeydonck, Paul van  Search this
Neuberger, Roy R. (Roy Rothschild)  Search this
Waddell, Richard H.  Search this
Liikala, Bob  Search this
Kasuba, Aleksandra  Search this
Michel, Robert  Search this
Bergmann-Michel, Ella  Search this
Nicola  Search this
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Vansier, Boris  Search this
Reiback, Earl  Search this
Wise, Howard  Search this
Clague, John  Search this
Scarfe, Gerald  Search this
Franck, Frederick Sigfred  Search this
Healey, John  Search this
Mueller, George Ludwig  Search this
Harloff, Guy  Search this
Kawashima, Takeshi  Search this
Dallègret, Fran­cois  Search this
Ungerer, Tomi  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning  Search this
Machlin, Sheldon  Search this
Baschet, Bernard  Search this
Lucien, Frank  Search this
Costa, Toni  Search this
Giobbi, Edward Gioachino  Search this
Simons, Vera  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Jacquet, Alain  Search this
Schoffer, Nicolas  Search this
Hein, Piet  Search this
Canaday, John Edwin  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Art Dealers Association of America  Search this
Topic:
Gallery records  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8773
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210956
AAA_collcode_waddgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210956
Additional Online Media:

The People, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kanovitz, Howard 1929-2009  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas, backed with black plastic, on steel base
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg Germany
Date:
1972
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66340010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_304687

Howard Kanovitz : works of the 1980s : January 6-January 30, 1988 / Howard Kanovitz

Author:
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kanovitz, Howard Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
1987
Call number:
N6537.K26 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641657

Howard Kanovitz : works of the sea : January 5-27, 1990, Marlborough Gallery, Inc

Author:
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kanovitz, Howard Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Sea in art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.K26 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641658

Bernard Harper Friedman papers, 1926-2011, bulk 1943-2010

Creator:
Friedman, B. H. (Bernard Harper), 1926-2011  Search this
Subject:
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Kunitz, Stanley  Search this
Leary, Timothy Francis  Search this
Rothschild, Judith  Search this
Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe)  Search this
Rosset, Barney  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Richenburg, Robert  Search this
Schueler, Jon R.  Search this
Biddle, Flora Miller  Search this
Roth, Philip  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Goodnough, Robert  Search this
Sandler, Irving  Search this
Still, Clyfford E.  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Gill, Brendan  Search this
Marca-Relli, Conrad  Search this
Gray, Francine du Plessix  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Salvesen, Magda  Search this
Stout, Myron Stedman  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Asher, Elise  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Newman, Arnold  Search this
Norman, Dorothy  Search this
Slivka, David  Search this
Huebler, Douglas  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso A.  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Bultman, Fritz  Search this
Bluhm, Norman  Search this
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Hall, Joellen  Search this
McDarrah, Fred W.  Search this
Copley, William Nelson  Search this
Scarpitta, Salvatore  Search this
Knowlton, Grace  Search this
Dine, Jim  Search this
McEwen, Rory.  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center  Search this
Topic:
Diaries  Search this
Art  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Authors  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16035
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)307197
AAA_collcode_friebern
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_307197

Howard Kanovitz : [recent work, March 25 - April 24, 1982, Alex Rosenberg Galleries, Transworld Art ... New York]

Author:
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Alex Rosenberg Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
[1982?]
Call number:
N40.1.K174 A3
N40.1.K174A3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_162792

Howard Kanovitz, recent work, March 25-April 24, 1982, Alex Rosenberg Gallery

Title:
Howard Kanovitz
Author:
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Merkert, Jörn  Search this
Alex Rosenberg Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kanovitz, Howard Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
8 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
Call number:
N6537.K26 A4 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_636150

Howard Kanovitz : Arbeiten 1951-1978 : Ausstellung der Akademie der Künste in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD vom 2. September bis 21. Oktober 1979 / [Katalog, Barbara Volkmann]

Author:
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Volkmann, Barbara  Search this
Akademie der Künste (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Kanovitz, Howard Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
177 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Call number:
N40.1.K174 V9 1979
N40.1.K174V9 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_136976

Howard Kanovitz : paintings, pastels, drawings 1951-1978 : Akademie der Künste, Berlin, September 2 through October 21, 1979, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover, December 7, 1979 through January 27, 1980 ..

Author:
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Akademie der Künste (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Kestner-Gesellschaft  Search this
Subject:
Kanovitz, Howard Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. : port. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
C1980
Call number:
N6537.K26 A4 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_636606

Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971

Creator:
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Subject:
Cavallon, Giorgio  Search this
Snelson, Kenneth  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Le Prat, Thérèse  Search this
Soulages, Pierre  Search this
Marisol  Search this
Hartl, Léon  Search this
Venet, Bernar  Search this
Stern, Philippe  Search this
Bauermeister, Mary  Search this
Hamilton, George Heard  Search this
Wilson, Jane  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Zuka  Search this
Lamb, Alberto Cifolelli  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy  Search this
Sandberg, H.  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel  Search this
Damisch, Hubert  Search this
Manso, Leo  Search this
Bissière, Roger  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Smith, Leon Polk  Search this
Nesbitt, Lowell  Search this
Miles, Jeanne Patterson  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Tuttle, Richard  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Huyghe, René  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Lam, Jennett  Search this
Novak, Giora  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Candell, Victor  Search this
Watts, Robert M.  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Sarkis  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Boxer, Stanley  Search this
Adler, Samuel  Search this
Balzac  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Drude, Helene  Search this
Geoffrey, J. Iqbal  Search this
Hamilton, Richard  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Bachet, F.  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Cooke, Kathleen McKeith  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Chryssa  Search this
Ekstrom, Arne H.  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Norotzky, Norman  Search this
Fine, Albert M.  Search this
Hopkins, Budd  Search this
Hultberg, John  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Reid, Robert Dennis  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Ortman, George Earl  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Campbell, Kenneth  Search this
Natkin, Robert  Search this
Bearden, Romare  Search this
Karp, Ivan C.  Search this
Nevelson, Mike  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Levee, John H.  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S.  Search this
Lindner, Richard  Search this
Gillet, R. G.  Search this
Guerrero, José  Search this
Picabia, Gabrielle  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Pfriem, Bernard A.  Search this
Kaupelis, Robert  Search this
Landsman, Stanley  Search this
Deem, George  Search this
Twiggs, Russell  Search this
Vollmer, Ruth Landshoff  Search this
Vieira da Silva  Search this
Pavlowsky, Jacqueline  Search this
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Lund, David  Search this
Day, John  Search this
Cunningham, Ben  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
New York University  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
Le Point Cardinal (Gallery)  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Artists  Search this
Articles  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Painters  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9702
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211935
AAA_collcode_robecoli
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211935
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Waddell Gallery records

Creator:
Waddell Gallery  Search this
Names:
Art Dealers Association of America  Search this
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Abrams, Harry N.  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Baschet, Bernard  Search this
Baschet, Francois, 1920-2014  Search this
Bergmann-Michel, Ella, 1896-1972  Search this
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Clague, John, 1928-  Search this
Costa, Toni, 1935-  Search this
Dallègret, François, 1937-  Search this
Franck, Frederick, 1909-  Search this
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Giobbi, Edward  Search this
Harloff, Guy, 1933-  Search this
Healey, John, b. 1894  Search this
Hein, Piet, 1905-  Search this
Hoeydonck, Paul van, 1925-  Search this
Jacquet, Alain, 1939-  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Kawashima, Takeshi, 1930-  Search this
Liikala, Bob  Search this
Lucien, Frank  Search this
Machlin, Sheldon M., 1918-1975  Search this
Mallory, Ronald  Search this
Michel, Robert, 1897-1983  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Mueller, George Ludwig, 1929-  Search this
Neuberger, Roy R.  Search this
Nicola, 1934-  Search this
Perry, Charles O., 1929-  Search this
Reiback, Earl  Search this
Scarfe, Gerald  Search this
Schoffer, Nicolas, 1912-  Search this
Simons, Vera  Search this
Ungerer, Tomi, 1931-  Search this
Vansier, Boris  Search this
Waddell, Richard H., d. 1974  Search this
Wise, Howard  Search this
Extent:
6.5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Gallery records
Date:
1961-1978
Summary:
The records of the Waddell Gallery, a contemporary art gallery that was located in New York City, date from 1961 to 1978 and measure 6.5 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correspondence, artists' files, and sales and stock records.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Waddell Gallery, a contemporary art gallery that was located in New York City, date from 1961 to 1978 and measure 6.5 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correspondence, artists' files, and sales and stock records.

Administrative files consist of employment applications, event guest lists, leases and agreements, printed materials, publicity, schedules, typography samples, and scattered photographs of Richard Waddell with curator Dorothy Miller, artists Francois Baschet and Will Barnet, and art dealer Howard Wise.

Correspondence is with art collectors, art critics, art writers, organizations, colleges and museums, publications, and others. Correspondents include Harry Abrams, Art Dealers Association, John Canaday, Finch College Museum of Art, Frank Lucien, Emily Genauer, Roy Neuberger, Howard Wise, Whitney Museum, among many others.

Artists' files also include correspondence, in addition to printed materials, shipping and loan information, photographs, exhibition material, and resumes. Files are found for Will Barnet, Bernard Baschet, John Clague, Toni Costa, Francois Dallegret, Frederick Franck, Edward Giobbi, Guy Harloff, John Healey, Piet Hein, Alain Jacquet, Howard Kanovitz, Aleksandra Kasuba, Takeshi Kawashima, Bob Liikala, Sheldon Machlin, Ronald Mallory, Robert Michel and Ella Bergmann, George Mueller, Nicola, Charles Perry, Earl Reiback, Gerald Scarfe, Nicolas Schöffer, Vera Simons, Paul Van Hoeydonck, Boris Vansier, and Tomi Ungerer, among others.

Sales and stock records include appraisal documentation, inventories, price lists, shipping information and index cards and bound volumes of sales records, including a sales record of Andrew Wyeth's Uprooted Tree.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series.

Series 1: Administrative Files, 1966-1973 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1963-1973 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 3: Artists' Files, 1961-1978 (3.2 linear feet; Boxes 2-5, OV 8)

Series 4: Sales and Stock Records, 1964-1973 (2.1 linear feet; Boxes 5-7)
Biographical / Historical:
The Waddell Gallery was established in 1963 by Richard Hughes Waddell in New York City, New York. The gallery represented contemporary American and European artists, notably Will Barnet. The gallery operated on 15 East 57th Street and later on 50 West 57th Street until 1973, one year before Waddell's untimely death in 1974. The gallery focused on representing contemporary American and European artists such as Will Barnet, Francois Dallegret, Edward Giobbi, Sheldon Machlin, and Paul Van Hoeydonck. Additionally, Waddell held benefits to support civil rights and served as a trustee of the Tuskegee Institute.
Provenance:
The Waddell Gallery records were donated in 1977 by the Estate of Richard Waddell, through Richard's father, Chauncey L. Waddell and brother, Theodore Waddell and in 1986 by Louise Tolliver Deutschman, former director of the gallery.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Waddell Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Gallery records
Citation:
Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.waddgall
See more items in:
Waddell Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-waddgall
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Bernard Harper Friedman papers

Creator:
Friedman, B. H. (Bernard Harper), 1926-2011  Search this
Names:
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Asher, Elise, 1914-  Search this
Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987  Search this
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Biddle, Flora Miller  Search this
Bluhm, Norman, 1921-1999  Search this
Brooks, James, 1906-1992  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Copley, William Nelson, 1919-1996  Search this
Dine, Jim, 1935-  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011  Search this
Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997  Search this
Goodnough, Robert, 1917-  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Gray, Francine du Plessix  Search this
Hall, Joellen  Search this
Huebler, Douglas  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Knowlton, Grace, 1932-  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006  Search this
Marca-Relli, Conrad, 1913-2000  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
McDarrah, Fred W., 1926-2007  Search this
McEwen, Rory, 1932-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso, 1916-1990  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Richenburg, Robert  Search this
Rosset, Barney  Search this
Roth, Philip  Search this
Rothschild, Judith  Search this
Salvesen, Magda  Search this
Sandler, Irving, 1925-  Search this
Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007  Search this
Schueler, Jon, 1916-  Search this
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997  Search this
Slivka, David, 1913-  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Stout, Myron, 1908-1987  Search this
Interviewee:
Cage, John, 1912-1992  Search this
Correspondent:
Leary, Timothy Francis, 1920-  Search this
Extent:
30.6 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1926-2011
bulk 1943-2010
Summary:
The papers of writer, art critic and collector Bernard Harper Friedman, 1926-2011, bulk 1943-2010, measure 30.6 linear feet. Extensive professional and personal correspondence, 41 diaries, a large number of his published and unpublished writings, and subject files document Friedman's career as a writer, relationships with cultural institutions and art world figures, and his personal life. Also included are biographical materials, interviews, printed material, 5 scrapbooks and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of writer, art critic and collector Bernard Harper Friedman, 1926-2011, bulk 1943-2010, measure 30.6 linear feet. Extensive professional and personal correspondence, 41 diaries, a large number of his published and unpublished writings, and subject files document Friedman's career as a writer, relationships with cultural institutions and art world figures, and his personal life. Also included are biographical materials, interviews, 5 scrapbooks, and photographs.

Biographical materials include educational records, documentation of Friedman's World War II service in the U.S. Navy, and birth, marriage, and death certificates.

Correspondence is with friends, family, artists, art world figures and institutions, writers, publishers, and literary agents. Among the correspondents are: John I. H. Baur, Harry Bertoia, Flora Biddle, Norman Bluhm, James Brooks, Fritz Bultman, Leo Castelli, William N. Copley, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, Brendan Gill, Robert Goodnough, Cleve and Francine Gray, Howard Kanovitz, Grace Knowlton, Stanley Kunitz, Conrad Marca-Relli, Mercedes Matter, Fred W. McDarrah, Rory McEwen, Robert Motherwell, Arnold Newman, Barnett Newman, Dorothy Norman, Alfonso Ossorio, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Robert Richenburg, Barney Rosset, Philip Roth, Judith Rothschild, Irving Sandler, Salvatore Scarpitta, Jon Schueler, Sidney Simon, David Slivka, Clyfford Still, Myron Stout, Calvin Tompkins, and David Windham.

There are transcripts of interviews with B. H. Friedman, his daughter and wife conducted by the Yale University School of Medicine's "Adult Development Study," and 2 recordings of interviews with Friedman for radio broadcast.

Writings by Friedman include manuscripts of novels, short stories, plays, articles, monographs, and art criticism, some published versions of his work, and a variety of notes. Also found are recordings of lectures by B. H. Friedman and panel discussions in which he participated. Other authors represented are John Cage, W. B. Henry, and Jon Schueler. Friedman's diaries, 1948-1993 (41 volumes) record activities, thoughts, and events.

Subject files compiled by Friedman reflect professional and personal interests, activities, and projects. Many concern publicity for published writings or efforts to find publishers. Especially well documented is his interest in Jackson Pollock, Timothy Leary, and Alfonso Ossorio, and his affiliation with the Whitney Museum of American Art.

The majority of printed material is about or mentions Friedman. Five scrapbooks consist mainly of printed material.

Most photographs are of B. H. and Abby Friedman, their family, and friends. Among the individuals pictured are: Elise Asher, Cary and Norman Bluhm, Sandy Friedman, Joellen Hall, Doug Huebler, Howard Kanowitz, Stanley Kunitz, Lee Krasner, Sheridan Lloyd, Barnett and Annalee Newman, Alfonso Ossorio, Magda Salvesen, Salvatore Scarpitta, John Schueler, and Myron Stout. A photograph album records scenes from a 1979 performance of Whispers, a stage adaptation by Alan Wynroth from Friedman's novel of the same title.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 9 series:

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1926-2011 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1946-2011 (Boxes 1-15; 14.7 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, 1969-2001 (Box 15; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1940s-2010 (Boxes 16-23; 8 linear feet)

Series 5: Diaries, 1948-1993 (Boxes 24-25; 1.75 linear feet)

Series 6: Subject Files, 1940-2010 (Boxes 25-30; 4.45 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1954-2010 (Box 30-31; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 8: Scrapbooks, 1960-2006 (Boxes 30-32; 0.8 lilnear feet)

Series 9: Photographs, circa 1950s-2008 (Box 30; 0.4 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Bernard Harper Friedman (1926-2011), a writer best known as the author of the first biography of Jackson Pollock, was also an art critic and art collector involved in the cultural life of New York City.

Bernard Harper Friedman, known professionally as B. H. Friedman, was called Bob by family and friends. After interrupting his studies at Cornell University to serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he graduated in 1948 with a degree in English. Friedman and his new bride, fellow student Abby G. Noselson (1926-2003), returned home to New York City and he began a real estate career in his uncles' firm, Uris Buildings Corporation. While a businessman, Friedman spent much of his spare time writing. He produced fiction, plays, and criticism; Friedman's articles on art, literature and music appeared in a wide variety of periodicals. During this period, Friedman also pursued his interests in jazz, collecting abstract art, and psychedelic drug experiences with Timothy Leary.

His first published novel, Circles, about the Abstract Expressionist milieu, appeared in 1962. A year later, B. H. Friedman became a full-time writer. For nearly 20 years, he divided his time between New York City and Provincetown, Massachusetts, where he was affiliated with the Fine Arts Work Center as a director and consultant. During this period, he published several novels and two biographies: Jackson Pollock: Energy Made Visible and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, written with Flora Biddle. More novels and short story collections were published, and staged readings of seven plays were presented between 1987 and 2007. Tripping, a memoir of using psychedlics with Timothy Leary, appeared in 2006.

A founding member of Fiction Collective, a nonprofit publishing group run by and for writers, Friedman was also a member of several national writers' organizations. He served as a trustee of the Whitney Musuem of American Art, 1961-1968, and then as honorary trustee. B. H. Friedman died from complications of pneumonia on January 4, 2011 in New York City.
Related Materials:
Also available is an oral history interview with Bernard Harper Friedman, 1972 November 10, conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
The Bernard Harper Friedman papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2012 by his daughter, Daisy Friedman.
Restrictions:
The collection is ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission is required. Use of original materials requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Bernard Harper Friedman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. They may be used for research, study, and scholarship. Access requires written permission.
Topic:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Bernard Harper Friedman papers, 1926-2011, bulk 1943-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.friebern
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Interview with Howard Kanovitz

Creator:
Kanovitz, Howard, 1929-2009  Search this
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1969
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10819
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Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Interview with Howard Kanovitz

Creator:
Kanovitz, Howard, 1929-2009  Search this
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
not before 1967
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10851
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Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Oversized Photographs of Groups of Artists

Collection Creator:
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960s
Scope and Contents:
Adams, Charles C.

Bluhm, Norman

Brooks, James

Dash, Robert

de Kooning, Elaine

Dine, Jim

Ferren, John

Fine, Perle

Freilicher, Jane

Johnson, Buffie

Kanovitz, Howard

Kiesler, Frederick

Krasner, Lee

Lassaw, Ibram

Little, John

Marca-Relli, Conrad

Morris, Kyle

Oldenburg, Claes

Parker, Ray

Rauschenberg, Robert

Rosenthal, Tony

Sander, Ludwig

Schanker, Louis

Wilcox, Lucia

Wilson, Jane
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Hans Namuth photographs and papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1945-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hans Namuth photographs and papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-namuhans-ref185

Irving Harry Sandler interviews and papers, circa 1944-2017, bulk 1944-1980

Creator:
Sandler, Irving, 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Golub, Leon  Search this
Karp, Ivan C.  Search this
Bouchard, Thomas O.  Search this
Kaldis, Aristodimos  Search this
Barringer, Richard  Search this
Drexler, Sherman  Search this
Solman, Joseph  Search this
Robins, Corinne  Search this
Dodd, Lois  Search this
Sandler, Irving  Search this
Sonnenberg, Jack  Search this
Kaupelis, Robert  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Morris, Kyle Randolph  Search this
Murray, Robert  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Stankiewicz, Richard  Search this
Maynard, Ken  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Sievan, Maurice  Search this
Jensen, Alfred  Search this
Greene, Stephen  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Forst, Miles  Search this
Weber, Idelle Lois  Search this
Vicente, Esteban  Search this
Ruda, Edwin  Search this
Lehr, Myra  Search this
Campbell, G.  Search this
Underhill, William  Search this
Asher, Elise  Search this
Romano, Salvatore  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Kipp, Lyman  Search this
Briggs, Ernest  Search this
Garelick, Rhonda K.  Search this
Goldberg, Michael  Search this
Kahn, Wolf  Search this
Morris, Robert  Search this
McNeil, George  Search this
Antonakos, Stephen  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Spero, Nancy  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Cembalest, Robin  Search this
Kroll, Jack  Search this
Davis, Brad  Search this
Holtzman, Harry  Search this
Fischer, John Lyle  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Fine, Perle  Search this
Blaine, Nell Blair Walden  Search this
Marcus, Marcia  Search this
New York University  Search this
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Topic:
Sound recordings  Search this
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Artists  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Writings  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9060
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211252
AAA_collcode_sandirvi
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211252

Visible Difference

Artist:
Howard Kanovitz, born Fall River, MA 1929-died New York City 2009  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
33 x 24 in. (83.8 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1980
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Still life\foodstuff\beverage  Search this
Still life\written matter\book  Search this
Object\other\rug  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Ian Hornak Foundation, Robert Chad Smith, Eric Ian Spoutz and Rosemary Hornak
Object number:
2010.56.5
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2010.56.5

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