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Creator:
Foster, Guthrie  Search this
Names:
Atlanta Art Institute  Search this
Albers, Anni  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Hofmann, Maria, 1885-1963  Search this
Lionni, Leo, 1910-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Rand, Paul, 1914-  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Wildenhain, Marguerite  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((36 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1966
Scope and Contents:
Letters, 1959-1960, from Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Adolph Gottlieb, Maria Hofmann (for Hans Hofmann), Leo Lionni, Robert Motherwell, Paul Rand, Ben Shahn, and Marguerite Wildenhain each responding to Foster's invitation to be a guest instructor at the Atlanta Art Institute. Most declined the invitation. Robert Motherwell wrote that he would not teach in a segregated school.
Also included are writings and printed material on and by Josef Albers, ca. 1960-1966.
Biographical / Historical:
Director of the Atlanta Art Institute.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Guthrie Foster.
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.
Occupation:
Art teachers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fostguth
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fostguth