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Figure of a Woman, [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1939
Topic:
Figure female--Waist length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0024930
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_24931

Study for Carnival [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1941?
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Recreation--Carnival  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048171
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48172

Preliminary Drawing for Animales (Animals) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1939
Topic:
Animal--Dog  Search this
Study  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048172
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48173

Portrait of Olga [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Subject:
Tamayo, Olga  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048173
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48174

Planes in Sight [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1946
Topic:
Figure--Full length  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Airplane  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048174
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48175

Cabeza, [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Head [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1940
Topic:
Figure--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048175
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48176

Woman Walking [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Figure group--Female--Full length  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Strolling  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048176
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48177

Planes in Sight [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Airplane  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048177
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48178

No Title Given: Figure with Planes [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Figure male--Waist length  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Airplane  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048178
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48179

Mother Entertaining Her Child [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1946
Topic:
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Games  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048179
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48180

Paisaje Nocturno [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Nocturnal Landscape [painting] (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1946
Topic:
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048180
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_48181

The Frog [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1946
Topic:
Animal--Amphibian--Frog  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048182
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_48183

No Title Given: Constellation [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1941
Topic:
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Constellation  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048184
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48185

Paisaje del Paricutín [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Landscape of the Paricutín [painting] (photogrpahed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1947
Topic:
Landscape--Mexico--Paricutín  Search this
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Disaster--Volcanic Eruption  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048181
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_48182

Bailarina en la Noche [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Dancer in the Night [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-1991  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1946
Topic:
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Recreation--Dancing  Search this
Figure--Full length  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Constellation  Search this
Landscape--Plant--Cactus  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0048183
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Herbert Aach papers

Creator:
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Names:
American Society for Testing and Materials  Search this
Artist's Technical Research Institute  Search this
Inter-Society Color Council  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Ferren, John, 1905-1970  Search this
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Rivers, Larry, 1925-2002  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Zoller, Edwin W., 1900-1967  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Date:
1942-1988
Summary:
The papers of New York painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1988. Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, scattered financial and legal records, notes and writings, subject files, a scrapbook, printed materials, photographs, and one videocassette.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) measure 2.4 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1988. Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, scattered financial and legal records, notes and writings, subject files, a scrapbook, printed materials, photographs, and one videocassette.

Legal records include materials relating to a lawsuit against Larry Rivers for a lease termination. Letters are from colleagues including Emily Genauer and Edwin W. Zoller regarding exhibitions and other art-related matters and brief letters from Elaine DeKooning, John Ferren, Adolph Gottlieb, and Rufino Tamayo. Subject files are found for many organizations of which Aach was a member, including the American Society for Testing and Materials, the Artists Technical Research Institute, and the Inter-Society Color Council. Printed materials include one scrapbook, clippings, and exhibition catalogs. There is documentation of Aach's work translating and editing Goethe's Color Theory, one 55 minute videocassette entitled Herbert Aach by Albright Knox Gallery, and photographs of Aach and his artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series. Records are generally arranged by material type and chronologically thereafter.

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1985 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1949-1988 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Financial Material, 1964-1981 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 4: Legal Records, 1951-1986 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Notes, 1961-1984 (Box 1; 6 folders)

Series 6: Writings, 1950-1985(Boxes 1-2; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Subject Files, 1942-1984 (Box 2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 8: Photographs, 1952-1960 (Box 2; 3 folders)

Series 9: Scrapbook, 1951-1958 (Box 2; 1 folder)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1948-1988 (Boxes 2-3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 8: Videocassette, 25 April 1975 (Box 3; 1 folder)
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, art instructor and writer Herbert Aach (1923-1985) worked primarily in New York City. Born in Cologne, Germany, Aach came to the United States in 1939. He taught at the Brooklyn Museum School (1947-1951), Pratt Institute (1966-1969), and at Queens College (1966-1985). In 1971 he was editor and translator of Goethe's Color Theory. Aach was president of the Artists Technical Research Institute, which was founded in 1959 by Bena Frank and Ralph Mayer to conduct scientific and educational research of materials and methods used in the visual arts.
Provenance:
Herbert and Doris Aach donated the papers to the Archives of American Art in 1984 and 1989.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Herbert Aach 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:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Citation:
Herbert Aach papers, 1942-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.aachherb
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Archives of American Art
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Robert John Goldwater papers

Creator:
Goldwater, Robert John, 1907-1973  Search this
Names:
Museum of Primitive Art  Search this
New York University -- Faculty  Search this
Queens College (New York, N.Y.) -- Faculty  Search this
Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903  Search this
Goldwater, S. S. (Sigismund Schulz), 1873-1942  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Extent:
5.4 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1902-1974
Summary:
The papers of art historian, educator, editor, and museum director Robert John Goldwater measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1902-1974. Found are correspondence, subject files, teaching records, writings, and printed material. Also included are the papers, primarily correspondence, of Goldwater's father, S. S. Goldwater, M. D., a nationally recognized expert in the fields of public health, hospital administration, and hospital design and construction.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of art historian, educator, editor, and museum director Robert John Goldwater measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1902-1974. Found are correspondence, subject files, teaching records, writings, and printed material. Also included are the papers, primarily correspondence, of Goldwater's father, S. S. Goldwater, M. D., a nationally recognized expert in the fields of public health, hospital administration, and hospital design and construction.

The bulk of Robert John Goldwater's correspondence focuses on his writings and editing work, including his work for Magazine of Art and the Museum of Primitive Art. It is with academic colleagues, art museums, colleges and universities, publishers, former students, and family. There is also scattered correspondence with artists. A list of correspondents is found at the end of this finding aid.

Subject files concern topics of interest to Goldwater as well as exhibitions and organizations with which he was involved, and include correspondence, printed material, and notes. Teaching records are from Goldwater's work at both Queens College and New York Universtity and consist mainly of course syllabi, bibliographies, and notes, as well as some administrative records.

The largest series in the collection consists of Goldwater's writings, including drafts, manuscripts, and notes for several books, reviews, and talks and lectures. Found here are complete and partial manuscript versions of his books Artists on Art; From David to Delacroix; Jacques Lipchitz; Paul Gaugin; Rufino Tamayo; and Symbolism. Printed material includes many items about or mentioning Goldwater, as well as printed or published articles and reviews written by him.

The papers of S. S. Goldwater, M. D. (1873-1942) consist primarily of correspondence documenting his work as a hospital administrator, public health expert, and New York City's Commissioner of Hospitals. They also include biographical information, legal documents, photographs, printed material, and writings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1934-1973 (Box 1; 0.5 linear ft.)

Series 2: Subject Files, 1931-1973 (Box 1; 0.3 linear ft.)

Series 3: Teaching Records, 1935-1973 (Boxes 1-2; 1.2 linear ft.)

Series 4: Writings, 1932-1973 (Boxes 3-5; 2.2 linear ft.)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1931-1974 (Box 5; 0.3 linear ft.)

Series 6: Papers of S. S. Goldwater, M.D., 1902-1956 (Boxes 5-6; 0.9 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
Robert John Goldwater (1907-1973), a native New Yorker, studied art history at Columbia College (B.A., 1929), Harvard University (M.A., 1931), and New York University (Ph.D., 1937). Goldwater was a Carnegie Corporation Fellow, 1930-31, a Guggenheim Fellow, 1944-45, and a Fulbright Fellow in France, 1944-45. He was especially interested in primitive art, primitivism and symbolism in modern art, and the history of art criticism.

His teaching career began at New York University in 1934. Five years later, Goldwater moved to Queens College. In 1957, he joined the faculty of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, where he remained until his death in 1973.

Goldwater wrote a large number of articles, books, and reviews on a variety of art topics. His books include: Primitivism in Modern Painting (1938), Artists on Art from the XIV to the XX Century (1945), Rufino Tamayo (1947), Modern Art in Your Life (1949), Vincent van Gogh (1954), Jacques Lipchitz (1954), Paul Gauguin (1957), Senufo Sculpture from West Africa (1964), Space and Dream (1968), What Is Modern Sculpture (1969), and Symbolism (1979).

From 1957-1963 Goldwater was Director of the Museum of Primitive Art, and for the next decade was Chairman of its administrative committee. In addition, Goldwater served as book review editor of the College Art Association's Art Bulletin from 1944-1947, and from 1947-1953 he was editor of the American Federation of Art's Magazine of Art.
Provenance:
The Robert John Goldwater papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1976 by Goldwater's widow, Louise Bourgeois.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and written permission.
Rights:
The Robert John Goldwater 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:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Symbolism  Search this
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Robert John Goldwater papers, 1902-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.goldrobe
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Archives of American Art
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Baruj Salinas papers

Creator:
Salinas, Baruj  Search this
Names:
Amsterdam (Netherlands). Stedelijk Museum  Search this
Rijksmuseum (Netherlands)  Search this
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam  Search this
Alejandro, Ramon  Search this
Algaze, Mario Arturo, 1947-  Search this
Armand, Octavio, 1946-  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 -- Photographs  Search this
Carulla, Ramón, 1938-  Search this
Cubiles, Miguel  Search this
Cubiles, Miguel -- Photographs  Search this
Cuevas, José Luis, 1934- -- Photographs  Search this
Estopiñán, Roberto, 1921-  Search this
Ferrer, Joaquin  Search this
Fonts, Marilyn  Search this
Fonts, Marilyn -- Photographs  Search this
Franqui, Camilo  Search this
Franqui, Carlos, 1921-  Search this
Franqui, Carlos, 1921- -- Photographs  Search this
Godoy, Gustavo G.  Search this
Gutierrez, Osvaldo -- Photographs  Search this
Kohler, Elizabeth  Search this
Kohler, Peter  Search this
Linder, Gisele  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo -- Photographs  Search this
Macia, Carlos A., 1951-1994  Search this
McBride, Robert H.  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893- -- Photographs  Search this
Pau-Llosa, Ricardo  Search this
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-  Search this
Roel, Guillermo  Search this
Salinas, Isaac  Search this
Salinas, Rosa  Search this
Samelson, Henry  Search this
Serur, David  Search this
Soriano, Rafael, 1920-  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899- -- Photographs  Search this
Toonkel, Gail  Search this
Valente, José Angel  Search this
Vidal, Juan -- Photographs  Search this
Ward, Bettie  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1971-1996
Summary:
The Baruj Salinas papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection documents the artist's prolific painting career and his friendships and professional relationships with a variety of contemporary artist in the U.S. and Europe. The papers of Baruj Salinas are an important addition to the documentation of Cuban-American art and artists.
Scope and Content Note:
The Baruj Salinas papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection primarily consists of letters from friends and artists. Also found are diary entries, scattered financial and business papers, printed material, and photographs. Of special interest in the last series are photographs taken of a visit to the home and art studio of Spanish artist Joan Miró.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as six series.

Series 1: Diary Entries, 1982 (box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Letters Received, 1979-1996, undated (box 1; 21 folders)

Series 3: Financial Papers, 1993-1994 (box 1; 1 folder)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1976-1992, undated (box 1; 2 folders)

Series 5: Photographs, 1971-1992, undated (box 1; 3 folders)

Series 6: Miscellany, 1992 (box 1; 1 folder)
Biographical Note:
Born in Havana, painter Baruj Salinas' (b. 1938) career began in the field of architecture. He graduated from the University of Ohio with an architectural degree and left Cuba permanently in 1959. Salinas settled in Miami and later moved to Barcelona where he studied alongside artists Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies.
Provenance:
Baruj Salinas donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Baruj Salinas 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:
Painters -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Painters -- Cuba -- Havana  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Baruj Salinas papers, 1971-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.salibaru
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Archives of American Art
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Emily Genauer papers

Creator:
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Names:
Aronson, David  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Carnegie, Dorothy  Search this
Chagall, Marc, 1887-  Search this
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-  Search this
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964  Search this
Graham, Martha  Search this
Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971  Search this
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959  Search this
Extent:
11.4 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Essays
Lectures
Transcriptions
Speeches
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920-1990
Summary:
The papers of art critic Emily Genauer measure 11.4 linear feet and date from circa 1920 to 1990. Found within the papers are correspondence with artists, gallery owners, and friends; extensive writings; research and reference files; personal business records; and photographs. Notable correspondents include David Aronson, Mrs. Max Beckman, Isabel Bishop, Dorothy Carnegie, Marc Chagall, Salvatore Dali, Stuart Davis, Martha Graham, Harry F. Guggenheim, Irene Rice Pereira, Clyfford Still, Rufino Tamayo, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among many others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art critic Emily Genauer measure 11.4 linear feet and date from circa 1920 to 1990. Found within the papers are correspondence with artists, gallery owners, and friends; extensive writings; research and reference files; personal business records; and photographs.

Notable correspondents include David Aronson, Mrs. Max Beckman, Isabel Bishop, Dorothy Carnegie, Marc Chagall, Salvatore Dali, Stuart Davis, Martha Graham, Harry F. Guggenheim, Irene Rice Pereira, Clyfford Still, Rufino Tamayo, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among numerous others. Extensive writings consist largely of drafts of columns written by Genauer and supporting research notes, as well as essays, speeches, lectures, book manuscripts, and memoirs. Research and reference files include source material for columns and essays. Personal business records document Genauer's work on committees and arts organizations, juries, awards, honors and also include interview transcripts and other personal scattered files. There is material regarding her leaving the New York World-Telegram. Printed material includes two of Genauer's books, magazines, newspaper clippings, and exhibition catalogs. Photographs are portraits of Genauer and of artwork.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Correspondence and Letters, 1938-1991 (Box 1, 12, 0.8 linear feet)

Series 2: Writings, circa 1930s-1990s (Box 1-3, 2.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Research and Reference Files, circa 1920s-1990s (Box 4-6, 2.6 linear feet)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1933-1992 (Box 6-7, 0.8 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Materials, circa 1920s-1990s (Box 7-9, 12, 1.6 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1930s-1970s (Box 9-11, 12, 1.8 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Emily Genauer (1911-2002) was a modern art critic and columinst working in New York City from 1932 until well into the 1980s. In 1974, she won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished art criticism.

Genauer was born in 1911 in Staten Island. She attended Hunter College and Columbia University, majoring in Journalism. She began her writing career in 1929 with the New York World, which later became the New York World-Telegram. She became a strong advocate for modern art and sculpture and introduced modern artists like Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera to the newspaper audience. She also followed lesser known artists and often visited their studios, and they, in return, regularly read her articles and reviews of their shows.

Genauer left the New York World-Telegram in 1949 after a dispute with the owner who accused her writing as overly sympathetic to "Communists and left-wingers" and told her she could no longer write about Picasso. She immediately went to work as the art critic for the New York Herald Tribune, where she worked until 1967, when it folded. She then wrote a regular column for the Newsday Syndicate until the mid-1970s. She also worked for Harper's and in television and served on the council for the National Endowment for the Humanities from 1966 to 1970. Genauer was the author of a number of books, including The Best of Art, Chagall at the Met, and Rufino Tamayo.

Genauer passed away in 2002 in New York City at the age of 91.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reel NG1) including 300 letters, photographs, and printed material. Loaned materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Emily Genauer lent letters on reel NG1 for microfilming 1959. Constance Roche, daughter of Emily Genauer, donated additional papers in 2000 and 2003.
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.
Rights:
The Emily Genauer 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:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Essays
Lectures
Transcriptions
Speeches
Photographs
Citation:
Emily Genauer papers, circa 1920s-1990s. Archives of American art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.genaemil
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Emily Genauer papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Marian Gore "Art Scene" interviews and papers

Creator:
Gore, Marian L.  Search this
Names:
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Ceeje Gallery  Search this
Comara Gallery  Search this
Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
KPFK (Radio staion : Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Silvan Simone Gallery  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Albert, Michel (artist)  Search this
Ankrum, Joan  Search this
Blair, Streeter, 1888-1966  Search this
Brigante, Nicholas P., 1895-1989  Search this
Carter, Earl  Search this
Cremean, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Cuevas, José Luis, 1934-  Search this
Elliot, James, 1943-2011  Search this
Falkenstein, Claire, 1908-1997  Search this
Geoffrey, J. Iqbal, 1939-  Search this
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Goeritz, Mathias, 1915-1990  Search this
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Wayne, June, 1918-2011  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sound recordings
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Date:
1958-1969
Summary:
The Marian Gore "Art Scene" interviews and papers measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1969, with all sound recordings dated between 1962 and 1964. The core of the collection consists of 37 radio programs recorded by Marian Gore for KPFK radio in Los Angeles, California, consisting of interviews with artists, collectors, gallerists, and museum curators. A series of artist files contains notes, correspondence and other materials related to her interview subjects, and a printed materials series contains mainly exhibition posters, programs, and announcements produced by the art spaces with which her subjects were affiliated.
Scope and Contents:
The Marian Gore "Art Scene" interviews and papers measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1969, with all sound recordings dated between 1962 and 1964. The core of the collection consists of 37 radio programs recorded by Marion Gore for KPFK radio in Los Angeles, California, consisting of interviews with artists, collectors, gallerists, and museum curators. A series of artist files contains notes, correspondence and other materials related to her interview subjects, and a printed materials series contains mainly exhibition posters, programs, and announcements produced by the art spaces with which her subjects were affiliated.

The "Art Scene" Interviews series contains 36 interviews from Gore's "Art Scene" radio series of interviews relating to the contemporary art scene in Los Angeles, particularly galleries and artists showing on La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood. Also found is a single episode of another KPFK program called "Seen at the galleries" and hosted by Earl Carter, featuring an interview with Jacques Lipchitz on the occasion of his retrospective at UCLA. Two interviews, with Mathias Goeritz and David Siqueiros, were conducted in Mexico City. Other interview subjects include Michel Albert, Josef Albers, Joan Ankrum, Streeter Blair, Nick Brigante, Robert Cremean, José Luis Cuevas, James Elliott, Claire Falkenstein, Balcomb Greene, Paul Gerchik, Jurgen Hansen, Walter Hopps, Roger Kuntz, Rico Lebrun, Dr. Thomas Leavitt, Jacques Lipchitz, Mario Luna, Robert Mallary, Louise Nevelson, Emilio Ortiz, Esther Robles, Otto Schniede, Fritz Schwaderer, Rufino Tamayo, Esteban Vicente, Robert Wark, and June Wayne.

Artist files include mainly brief, typewritten notes created for Gore's radio interviews, with the questions she asked her interview subjects and brief introductory or concluding remarks. Correspondence is also found in files for Robert Cremean, Iqbal Geoffrey, Balcomb Greene, Robert Mallary, Emilio Ortiz, and Esteban Vicente. Louise Nevelson's file also contains a transcript of her interview with Gore. Also found scattered in some files are notes, photographs, clippings, press releases, resumes, and exhibition programs. Note that not every person in this series has a corresponding sound recording in Series 1, and not every interviewee in Series 1 has a corresponding file in this series.

Most of the material in the Printed Materials series consists of exhibition announcements, programs, and posters from Galleries in the Los Angeles, California area, particularly those along La Cienega Boulevard. Of these, Ankrum Gallery, Ceeje Gallery, Comara Gallery, Dwan Gallery, Ferus Gallery, and Silvan Simone Gallery on Olympic Boulevard contain the most material, with many of the other files containing only one or two pieces. Of note are original prints promoting exhibitions at the Ferus and Ceeje Galleries, and a poster for an art walk along La Cienega Boulevard in the file for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in 3 series:

Series 1: "Art Scene" Interviews (1.3 linear feet, Boxes 1-2, 4)

Series 2: Artist Files (0.2 linear feet, Boxes 2, 4)

Series 3: Printed Materials (0.7 linear feet, Boxes 3-4, OV 5)
Biographical / Historical:
Marian L. Gore (1914-2009) volunteered as a radio interviewer for KPFK between 1962-1964, conducting a series of interviews with Los Angeles-area artists, curators, collectors, and gallerists in response to a growing awareness of Los Angeles' rapidly growing role as a creative center and art market.

Born Marian Lucille Moore on Feb. 27, 1914, in Los Angeles to Fred and Lucille Moore. Fred Moore, an attorney, defended Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in the infamous 1921 trial. Following her divorce in the early 1960s, Gore approached the radio station KPFK, who was looking for someone to interview local artists. In a 1997 letter that accompanied her donation of the collection to the Archives, Gore writes,

"The early 1960's were an interesting and probably unique period for the Southern California art world. In Los Angeles on La Cienega Boulevard galleries had sprung up like mushrooms, and on Friday nights those who were interested in this scene would go from one gallery to another noting what artists were featured and what trends were apparent. It was a pleasurable way to meet artists as well as a social event where one could see friends and exchange impressions.

"Because I was searching for something to do, at the suggestion of a friend I had gone to radio station KPFK to volunteer my services in any way possible. It turned out to be a most fortuitous time for this offer. The management was interested in possible intervie3ws with artists, and so it all began. I had never done an interview in my life and was astounded to discover how easy it was to get artists, gallery owners, and even museum personnel to talk aobut what they did. Once this began I was swaped with requests for taped interviews, far more than I could manage."

Gore later became an antiquarian bookseller specializing in books on food and drink. She retired in 1994 and donated her book collection to the Los Angeles Public Library.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Marian Gore.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The KPFK "Art Scene" interviews are owned by the Archives of America 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 -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Gallery owners -- California  Search this
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Photographs
Interviews
Transcripts
Citation:
KPFK "Art Scene" interviews, 1950-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.goremari
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Marian Gore "Art Scene" interviews and papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-goremari

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