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Alice Yamin papers

Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Names:
Landmark Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Aziz, Barbara Nimri  Search this
Bernard, Frank S.  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-  Search this
Briggs, Ernest, 1923-  Search this
Brody, Lily  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Fromboluti, Sideo, 1921-  Search this
Ginsberg, Henry  Search this
Glarner, Fritz, 1899-1972  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Grillo, John, 1917-  Search this
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
Lipkind, Bill  Search this
Lipkind, Maria  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Mason, Alice Trumbull, 1904-1971  Search this
McFadden, Elizabeth  Search this
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Oeri, Georgine  Search this
Oeri-Sarasin, Gertrude  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Teller, Jane  Search this
Yamin, Leo  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1927-1998
Summary:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.

The most significant series consists of letter files, which also contain scattered printed material and photographs collected by Yamin, concerning specific individuals and organizations. Represented within the files are artists Herb Aach, Ilya Bolotowsky, Ernest Briggs, Lily Brody, Fritz Bultman, Elaine DeKooning, Sideo Fromboluti, Fritz Glarner, Adolph Gottlieb, John Grillo, Buffie Johnson, Alex Katz, William H. Littlefield, Alice Trumbull Mason, Elizabeth McFadden, Daphne Mumford, Barnett Newman, Philip Pavia, Mark Rothko, Elsa Schmid, and Jane Teller; curator Henry Ginsburg; writers Barbara Nimri Aziz, Georgine Oeri, Gertrud Oeri-Sarasin, and Leo Yamin; and galleries including the Ingber Gallery and the Landmark Gallery. There are also letter files concerning the CIGY-GEIGY Corporation; for Alice Yamin's brother, businessman Frank S. Bernard, and the town of Chilmark, Massachusetts, where the Yamins spent their summers. Even though Yamin's responses to the letters are not included in the collection, this series illustrates the wide range of her friendships and associates in the art business.

Also found are exhibition files containing letters, prospectuses, business records such as loan agreements, clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs concerning the inclusion of Yamin's art work primarily in group exhibitions. Printed material consists of miscellaneous clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs that do not relate to the exhibition files, as well as miscellaneous booklets, brochures, and a copy of the book American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages published by the Corcoran Gallery of Art which contains a reproduction of Yamin's work. Photographs are of Yamin, family members, and colleagues including Bill and Maria Lipkind, and Aaron Siskind.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 4 series. Letter files pertaining to specific individuals and organizations are arranged alphabetically; miscellaneous letters, exhibition files, printed material, and photographs are arranged chronologically.

Series 1: Letter Files, 1927-1998 (Boxes 1-2; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1956-1982 (Box 2; 18 folders)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1949-1992 (Box 2; 22 folders)

Series 4: Photographs, 1923-1978 (Box 2; 2 folders)
Biographical Note:
Alice Bernard was born on April 8, 1905 in Paris, France. She was brought to the United States as a child and spent most of her life in New York City. She married writer Leo Yamin who died on January 20, 1999.

Alice Yamin was a painter and draftsperson influenced by Abstract Expressionism. Beginning in 1950, she worked with a carbon medium, primarily producing dramatic black and white works on paper. She was also an art consultant for the international chemical firm CIBA-GEIGY Corporation that began collecting contemporary art in 1959 when it moved its headquarters from Manhattan to Ardsley, New York, a suburb of New York City.

Alice Yamin died on April 4, 2002.
Provenance:
The Alice Yamin papers were donated in 1981 by the artist and in 2002 by Harry Smith, her nephew.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Consultants -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Draftsman -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.yamialic
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Alice Yamin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yamialic
Additional Online Media:

Fritz Glarner: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001221
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139513

In the geometric tradition : Fritz Glarner, Carl Holty, Albert Swinden

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Holty, Carl 1900-1973  Search this
Swinden, Albert  Search this
Graham Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Holty, Carl 1900-1973  Search this
Swinden, Albert  Search this
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1980
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Geometric abstraction  Search this
Call number:
ND196.A2 I5 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_828534

Kunsthaus Zürich, Ausstellung 28. April bis 10. Juni 1956 : Josef Albers, Fritz Glarner, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart

Title:
Josef Albers, Fritz Glarner, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart
Author:
Bill, Max 1908-1994  Search this
Kunsthaus Zürich  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972 Exhibitions  Search this
Vordemberge-Gildewart, Friedrich 1899-1962  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1956
1956]
Topic:
Art, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
N3647.5 .K86 1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_637327

Fritz Glarner : dessins, peintures 1940-1969 : [exposition], Cabinet des estampes, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Genève, 4 octobre-11 novembre 1979 : [catalogue] / [documentation, François Prouteau]

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Prouteau, François  Search this
Geneva (Switzerland) Musée d'art et d'histoire Cabinet des estampes  Search this
Subject:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[25] p., [23] p. of plates ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Call number:
N7153.G55 A4 1979a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646137

Referencing Mondrian no. 1 : Ilya Bolotowsky, Burgoyne Diller, Fritz Glarner, Harry Holtzman, Charmion von Wiegand : October 17-November 18, 1995

Title:
Referencing Mondrian number one
Author:
Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Mondrian, Piet 1872-1944 Influence Exhibitions  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya 1907-1981  Search this
Diller, Burgoyne 1906-1965  Search this
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972 Exhibitions  Search this
Holtzman, Harry Exhibitions  Search this
Von Wiegand, Charmion  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : col. ill., ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
[1995]
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
ND212.5.A2 R44 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653884

Time and space : [exhibition] July and August, 1980

Author:
Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Bolotowsky, Ilya 1907-1981  Search this
Diller, Burgoyne 1906-1965  Search this
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Mason, Alice Trumbull 1904-1971  Search this
Smith, Leon Polk 1906-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
[1980]
Topic:
Neoplasticism  Search this
Call number:
N6512.5.N37 W37 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_697692

Fritz Glarner

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Kunsthalle Bern  Search this
Subject:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Physical description:
[61] p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
1972]
Call number:
N40.1.G543 B5
N40.1.G543B5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_49824

Fritz Glarner; an exhibition organized by San Francisco Museum of Art

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
University of Pennsylvania Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
University of Iowa Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. illus. (part col.), ports. 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1970]
Call number:
ND853.G49 A45X
N40.1.G543S2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_8485

Fritz Glarner / Margit Staber

Author:
Weinberg-Staber, Margit  Search this
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Subject:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Physical description:
140 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
C1976
Call number:
N40.1.G543S7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_98220

Relational Painting No. 93, (painting)

Title:
Relational Painting #93, (painting)
Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery 1285 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo New York 14222 Accession Number: 66:8
Date:
1962
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100130
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462735

Relational Painting, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Avenue New York New York 10021 Accession Number: 52.3
Date:
1949-1951
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60010338
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_401040

Relational Painting, Tondo No. 55, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 66.2069
Date:
1960
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_414256

Untitled, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 66.2070
Date:
1962
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571019
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_414257

Relational Painting no. 83, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 72.135
Date:
1957
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_414258

Relational Painting Tondo No. 20, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard mounted on wood panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 72.136
Date:
1951-1954
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571021
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_414259

Composition, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 72.137
Date:
1930
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_414260

Locarno Tondo, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 86.2236
Date:
1965
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571023
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_414261

Tondo No. 8, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19130 Accession Number: 49-22-1
Date:
1948
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46170484
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_446088

Relational Painting, Tondo #33, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smith College Smith College Museum of Art Elm Street at Bedford Terrace Northampton Massachusetts 01063 Accession Number: 1978:56-14
Date:
1954
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22280509
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_455325

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