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Creator:
Namuth, Hans, 1915-1990  Search this
Namuth, Hans, 1915-1990  Search this
Subject:
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Breuer, Marcel  Search this
Newman, Arnold  Search this
Boynton, Jack  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Norman, Dorothy  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Cage, John  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Koch, Kenneth  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Copland, Aaron  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Navaretta, Cynthia  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Shaw, Elizabeth Roberts  Search this
Karpel, Bernard  Search this
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Place:
Massachusetts -- Boston
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.5 Linear feet
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 3 series. Series 1: Alfred Stieglitz Film Project, 1945-circa 1981 (Box 1, OV 11; 0.8 linear feet) Series 2: Professional Files, 1953-1985 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet) Series 3: Photographs, 1945-1984 (Box 2-10; 3.4 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of New York photographer and filmmaker Hans Namuth measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1945 to 1985. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs taken by Namuth of New York artists. Also included are papers regarding Namuth's film about Alfred Stieglitz and other professional files.
Citation:
Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1945-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
All Photographs by Hans Namuth: All requests for image reproductions are to be sent to: Assistant Registrar for Rights & Reproductions; Center for Creative Photography. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
Also at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Hans Namuth, Aug. 12-Sept. 8, 1971. Additional Hans Namuth papers are located at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona.
Biography Note:
Hans Namuth (1915-1990) was a German-American photographer and filmmaker who lived and worked in New York. He was primarily known for his work photographing prominent American artists in the 1950s and 1960s.
Language Note:
Collection is in English.
Provenance:
The collection was donated 1972-1985 by Hans Namuth.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8069
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210240
AAA_collcode_namuhans
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210240