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Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005

Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Lerner Levine, Marion  Search this
Wilson, Willam  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Miller, Lura Harden  Search this
Stussy, Jan  Search this
Conwill, Houston  Search this
Brice, William  Search this
Riegelman, Nancy  Search this
Everts, Connor  Search this
Fine, Jud  Search this
Toon, Caroll  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Anderson, Eugene Newton  Search this
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
California State University, Northridge  Search this
Dobrick Gallery  Search this
Eugenia Butler Gallery  Search this
Gloria Cortella, Inc  Search this
Hank Baum Gallery  Search this
Jan Turner Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Visitors' books
Scrapbooks
Etchings
Photographs
Topic:
Educators  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13380
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)256376
AAA_collcode_hardmarv
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_256376
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Photographs of Southern California artists / Arnold Chanin, photographer, 1969-2007

Creator:
Chanin, Arnold, 1934-  Search this
Subject:
Stussy, Jan  Search this
Schwarts, Jilda  Search this
Mesches, Arnold  Search this
De Miranda, Yvonne  Search this
Fricano, Tom S.  Search this
Miller, Judith  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Bieser, Natalie  Search this
Chann, George  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
Mains, Brian  Search this
Danieli, Fidel  Search this
Eversley, Frederick  Search this
Danieli, Edie  Search this
Gino, Robert  Search this
Schifrin, Arnold  Search this
Arnold, Chuck  Search this
Johnston, Ynez  Search this
Crutchfield, William  Search this
Kohn, Edmond  Search this
Lagerberg, Don  Search this
Dimitrov, Steve  Search this
Levi, Linda  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Murrill, Gwynn  Search this
Bell, Larry  Search this
Mullican, Lee  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Berlant, Anthony  Search this
Tunberg, William  Search this
McLaughlin, John  Search this
Dimitrov, Lucienne Bloch  Search this
Jackman, Sandra  Search this
Mason, LaNelle  Search this
Gebhardt, Harold  Search this
Valerio, James  Search this
Block, Irving  Search this
Gibson, George  Search this
Treiman, Joyce Wahl  Search this
Faiss, Fritz  Search this
Krasnow, Peter  Search this
Cytron, Dan  Search this
Arnold, Florence Millner  Search this
Hartman, Donald  Search this
Hanzakos, Claire  Search this
Wullner, Janet  Search this
Csengeri, George  Search this
Kohn, Gabriel  Search this
Wagner, Gordon  Search this
Falkenstein, Claire  Search this
Finch, Keith  Search this
Thompson, J. B.  Search this
Woelffer, Emerson  Search this
Vilumsons, Alex  Search this
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Strombotne, James  Search this
Casanova, Aldo John  Search this
Finkelstein, Max  Search this
Steinberg, Harry  Search this
Richards, Bruce  Search this
Hanzakos, Mike  Search this
Stussy, Maxine Kim  Search this
Brigante, N.P.  Search this
Bassler, Robert Covey  Search this
Vasa  Search this
Benjamin, Karl  Search this
Saar, Betye  Search this
Gebhardt, Peter Martin  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Photographers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11161
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209533
AAA_collcode_chanarno
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209533

"A free man is he that in those things which by his strength and wit he is able to do, is not hindered to do what he has a will to."--Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, 1651. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
Jan Stussy, born Benton County, MO 1921-West Los Angeles, CA 1990  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
48 x 48 in. (122.0 x 122.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1965
Topic:
Figure male\nude  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Object\other\writing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.280
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk757397e50-f8da-4584-9300-e3a162f60bc5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.280

Marvin Harden papers

Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Names:
California State University, Northridge -- Faculty  Search this
Dobrick Gallery  Search this
Eugenia Butler Gallery  Search this
Gloria Cortella, Inc.  Search this
Hank Baum Gallery  Search this
Jan Turner Gallery  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Anderson, Eugene Newton  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
Brice, William, 1921-2008  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Conwill, Houston, 1947-2016  Search this
Everts, Connor  Search this
Fine, Jud  Search this
Lerner Levine, Marion  Search this
Miller, Lura Harden  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Riegelman, Nancy  Search this
Stussy, Jan, 1921-  Search this
Toon, Caroll  Search this
Wilson, Willam, 1934-2013  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Etchings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Visitors' books
Photographs
Date:
circa 1936-2005
Summary:
The papers of African American painter, printmaker, and educator Marvin Harden measure 2.2 linear feet and date from circa 1936 to 2005. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork, and photographs. Correspondents include Joyce Tremain, Judy Chicago, Marion Lerner Levine, Jud Fine, Houston Conwill, Sandy Ballatore-Nelson, Nancy Lee Riegelmen, Eugene Anderson, Connor Everts, Pleter Plagens, Jan Stussy, Caroll Toon, William Wilson, and others. Artwork includes a book of etchings Natural Selections (1991).
Scope and Contents:
The papers of African American painter, printmaker, and educator Marvin Harden measure 2.2 linear feet and date from circa 1936 to 2005. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork, and photographs. Artwork includes a book of etchings Natural Selections (1991).

Biographical material includes papers pertaining to Harden's education and family history, including an essay written by his sister Lura Harden Miller.

Correspondence is with artists, colleagues, and organizations, including Eugene Anderson, Sandy Ballatore-Nelson, William Brice, Judy Chicago, Houston Conwill, Connor Everts, Jud Fine, Marion Lerner Levine, Pleter Plagens, Nancy Lee Riegelmen, Jan Stussy, Caroll Toon, William Wilson, Dobrick Gallery, Eugenia Butler Gallery, Gloria Cortella, Inc., Hank Baum Gallery, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art, among others.

Teaching files primarily document Harden's career as an art educator at California State University, Northridge. Materials include teaching awards, assignments, course outlines, notes, and miscellaneous writings by Harden about his teaching philosophy. The files also contain correspondence and photographs with students, a student exhibition guest register, committee notes, memorandums, and evidence pertaining to an employment-related grievance with the university.

Exhibition files include announcements, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, floor plans, insurance documents, loan agreements, photographs, press releases, and price lists.

Printed material consists of announcements and invitations, exhibition catalogs, and a loose clippings scrapbook with articles and reviews about Harden's artwork and exhibitions. Also found is a copy of the first volume of the Journal published by the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, which includes a photograph of Harden and references to his involvement in developing the organization.

Artwork includes two sketches and an artists' book entitled natural selections which contains 12 aquatint etchings by Marvin Harden.

Among the black and white and color photographs are portraits and snapshots of Marvin Harden, family members, and colleagues, as well as Harden's home, studio, and land at Inwardness Ranch located near Cambria, California.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1950-1991 (Box 1; 5 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1964-2005 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Teaching Files, circa 1964-2003 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1966-2004 (Boxes 1-2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, circa 1964-2003 (Box 2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 6: Artwork, 1989-2000 (Box 2; 2 folders)

Series 7: Photographs, circa 1936-2001 (Box 2; 7 folders)
Biographical / Historical:
Marvin Harden (1935- ) is an African American painter, printmaker, and educator living and working in California. Harden received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1963. While there, Harden studied under John Paul Jones, Jan Stussy, and William Brice. He also became friends with UCLA classmate and feminist artist, Judy Chicago.

Harden's first solo exhibition was in 1964 at Ceeje Galleries in Los Angeles, California. His drawings, paintings, and prints have been exhibited widely in museums, galleries, and universities in southern California, and also in New Mexico, New York, and Texas, among other locations. Harden has also been the recipient of artists' fellowships awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.

Harden became a Professor of Art at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in 1968, and in 1984 he received a Distinguished Teaching Award and Exceptional Merit Service Award. During his career at CSUN, Harden established the art department's graduate teaching assistant program.
Provenance:
The Marvin Harden papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Marvin Harden in 2005.
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.
Rights:
The Marvin Harden 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.
Topic:
Printmakers -- California  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Philosophy  Search this
Educators -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Etchings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Visitors' books
Photographs
Citation:
Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hardmarv
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Marvin Harden papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hardmarv

Stussy, Jan

Collection Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 43
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1983
Scope and Contents:
(Includes a print by Jan Stussy)
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 Marvin Harden 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:
Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Marvin Harden papers
Marvin Harden papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hardmarv-ref71

Jan Stussy papers, 1950-1985

Creator:
Stussy, Jan, 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Stussy, Maxine Kim  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7338
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209491
AAA_collcode_stusjan
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209491

Oral history interview with Roland Reiss, 1997 Aug.-1999 June

Interviewee:
Reiss, Roland, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Stussy, Jan  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Scripps College  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12641
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)223172
AAA_collcode_reiss97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_223172
Online Media:

Jan Stussy: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Stussy, Jan 1921-1990  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF002856
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_141579

The odyssey of Jan Stussy in black and white : anxious visions and uncharted dreams / Albert Boime with Paul Arden

Author:
Boime, Albert  Search this
Stussy, Jan 1921-  Search this
Arden, Paul  Search this
Jan Stussy Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Stussy, Jan 1921-  Search this
Physical description:
166 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
Call number:
N40.1.S938 B6 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_481835

Stùˆssi drawings

Author:
Stussy, Jan 1921-  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles College of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Stussy, Jan 1921- Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 67 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
C1984
Call number:
N40.1.S938x S93
N40.1.S938xS93
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_375249

Jan Stussy, 1921-1990 [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_82315

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