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Creator:
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Subject:
Updike, John  Search this
Tooker, George  Search this
Sorini, Emiliano  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Gikow, Ruth  Search this
Friedan, Betty  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur)  Search this
Dobkin, Alexander  Search this
Paul VI, Pope  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
Probst, Joachim  Search this
Levine, David  Search this
Lee, Gypsy Rose  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Lasansky, Mauricio  Search this
Bocour, Leonard  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Close, Chuck  Search this
Coen, Eleanor  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Bloom, Hyman  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Terkel, Studs  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph  Search this
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters  Search this
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Student drawings
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Drawings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.2 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1953-1955 (Box 1; 1 folder) Series 2: Letters, 1946-1996 (Boxes 1, 5; 12 folders) Series 3: Notes and Writings, 1961-1974 (Box 1; 6 folders) Series 4: Artwork, 1923-1931 (Boxes 1, 5, OV 6; 11 folders) Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1936-1962 (Boxes 1, 5; 16 folders) Series 6: Printed Material, 1938-1999 (Boxes 1-3, 5, OV 6; 1.9 linear feet) Series 7: Photographs, 1940-1998 (Boxes 3-5, OV 6; 52 folders)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and limited to the Washington, D.C. Reference Center.
Summary:
The papers of New York social realist painter and printmaker Jack Levine date from 1923-1999, and measure 3.2 linear feet. Levine's career is documented through biographical material, scattered letters, notes and a speech, writings, student drawings, three scrapbooks, printed material and nearly one linear foot of photographs of Levine, his family, and his colleagues.
Citation:
Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2015 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Materials which have not been scanned include some photographs with copyright restrictions; some photos of works of art; duplicates; blank versos of photographs; exhibition catalogs of other artists; and some publications. In some cases exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Use Note:
The Jack Levine 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.
Biography Note:
Jack Levine (1915-2010) was born in Boston, Massachusetts and worked as painter and printmaker primarily in New York City. Levine was one of the leading painters and advocates of the Social Realism School of the late 1930s.
Provenance:
Jack Levine donated his papers to the Archives in 1962, 1978, and 1999.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Jack Levine in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,069 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Jewish artists  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9139
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211333
AAA_collcode_levijack
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211333