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Camins, Jacques Joseph, 1904-  Search this
Botkin, Henry, 1896-1983  Search this
Brigadier, Anne, 1908-1998  Search this
Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970  Search this
Kaplan, Joseph, 1900-1980  Search this
Marantz, Irving, 1912-1972  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Teichman, Sabina  Search this
Wilson, Sol  Search this
5 Items
10 Film reels (950 ft., 16 mm)
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
ca. 1965
Scope and Contents:
Ten 16mm motion picture films by Camins, including artists and scenes from Provincetown, Rockport, Gloucester, Mass, and other unidentified locations. Nine of the reels were compiled into a single reel to transfer to video, including eight color, silent reels containing footage of the Art Students League Summer School in Woodstock, N.Y., Arnold Blanch and his students, Anton Refregier, Marion Greenwood, Howard Mandel, Julio de Diego, N. Dirk, Hans Hofmann, Morris Davidson, George Yeter, Seong Moy, and Karl Knaths. The ninth reel transferred to video contains black and white, silent home movies with family and beach scenes. A tenth reel, not transferred, is an edited film of Provincetown artists with music and narration, with footage of artists Seong Moy, Karl Knaths, Lily Harmon, Anne Brigadier, Sabina Teichman, Umberto Romano, Yeffe Kimball, Bruce McKain, Philip Malcoat, and others. Although it is an edited work, the film lacks a formal title. Also included are two original posters by Seong Moy and Anne Brigadier done for a screening of Camins's film on Provincetown, Mass; a sound tape reel (7") of an interview with Henry Botkin, Umberto Romano, Joseph Kaplan, Irving Marantz, Sol Wilson, Anne Brigadier, and Sabina Teichman, and a sound tape reel (7") of an interview of Karl Knaths, both conducted by Camins and untranscribed.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y. and Bay Harbor Islands, Fla. Born in Russia. Studied in Paris and at the Art Students League.
Donated 1975-1980 by Joseph Camins.
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Painters  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- United States  Search this
Film posters  Search this
Art, American -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art