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Case, Jack  Search this
Case, Rhea, 1913-2005  Search this
Arensberg, Walter  Search this
Wood, Beatrice  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Arensberg, Louis  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Brancusi, Constantin  Search this
Scheyer, Galka E.  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
271 items (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Patrons must use microfilm copy. Use of untranscribed tape requires an appointment.
Correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, clippings, and a untranscribed interview documenting the Case's friendship with Beatrice Wood.<br /> REEL 1854: 49 valentines and other greeting cards from Wood, illustrated with her drawings and collages; 3 caricature sketches by Wood of Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brancusi, David Siqueiros and Galka Scheyer as part of the Louise and Walter Arensberg "circle"; 61 photographs of Wood, her drawings and ceramics; and 4 clippings.<br /> REEL 1646: Correspondence with Wood. Many of Wood's letters are illustrated. Three photographs of Wood are also included.<br /> UNMICROFILMED: An untranscribed conversation between Rhea Case and Beatrice Wood, June 19, 1979. Wood mentions Henri Roche, Marcel Duchamp, Walter Arensberg, and others.
Jack and Rhea Case papers, 1917-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1646 and 1854 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
All except tape: Originals returned to Rhea Case after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Friends of artist Beatrice Wood. Wood is a ceramist; Ojai, California.
Microfilmed material lent 1979-1980 by Rhea Case. Case donated the taped conversation in 1979.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Ceramics  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art