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Creator:
New York Artists Equity Association  Search this
New York Artists Equity Association  Search this
Subject:
Hasen, Burt  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Newman, Elias  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Sandler, Irving  Search this
Sloan, John  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Phillips, Helen  Search this
Reeves, Ruth  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Fuller, Sue (1914-2006)  Search this
Concholar, Dan  Search this
Marinoff, Elaine  Search this
deLisser, Carolyn  Search this
Stirton, Laura  Search this
Laufman, Sidney  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Rothschild, Lincoln  Search this
Smart, Bill  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Millman, Edward  Search this
Kotik, Charlotte  Search this
Cohen, Jean  Search this
Phillips, Renée  Search this
O'Hanlon, Richard E. (Richard Emmett)  Search this
Carswell, Mary  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Newman, Arnold  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Teller, Susan  Search this
Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean)  Search this
Hall, Nan  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Diener, Bert  Search this
Knight, Gwendolyn  Search this
Poroner, Palmer  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Goulet, Lorrie  Search this
Searles, Charles Robert  Search this
Zaleski, Jean  Search this
Gillespie, Dorothy  Search this
Gussow, Roy  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Mandel, Howard  Search this
Facci, Domenico  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Babin, Angela  Search this
Ashford, Doug  Search this
Karp, Ivan C.  Search this
Avery, Frances  Search this
Morris, George L. K.  Search this
Steinbaum, Bernice  Search this
Marxer, Donna  Search this
Kertess, Klaus  Search this
Brodski, Judith  Search this
Bolotsky, Marvin  Search this
Winters, Denny Sonke  Search this
Gussow, Alan  Search this
Bibro, Denise  Search this
Wayne, June  Search this
Berger, Ted  Search this
Lipsky, Eleanor  Search this
Waterson, Harry  Search this
Artists Welfare Fund  Search this
Art Bank  Search this
Broome Street Gallery  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Video recordings
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
26.8 Linear feet; 2.99 Gigabytes
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into sixteen series. Series 1: History and Founding Documents, 1933-2000 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1, 27 Series 2: Presidents' Files, 1927-2007 (2.8 linear feet; Boxes 1-4) Series 3: Board of Directors' Files, 1947-2003 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 4-5) Series 4: Committee and Meeting Files, 1950-2009 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 5-6) Series 5: General Administrative and Correspondence Files, circa 1930-2008 (2 linear feet; Boxes 7-8, 0.284 GB; ER01) Series 6: Financial and Legal Files, 1947-2000 (1 linear foot; Box 9) Series 7: Events and Programs, 1930-2010 (4.2 linear feet; Boxes 10-14, 27, 0.446 GB; ER02) Series 8: Artists and Subject Files, 1930-1998 (0.4 linear feet; Box 14) Series 9: Membership Files, 1920-2009 (4.4 linear feet; Boxes 14-18, 27, 2.26 GB; ER03) Series 10: Project and Exhibition Files, 1934-2010 (2 linear feet; Boxes 19-20) Series 11: Broome Street Gallery Files, 1990-2011 (2.7 linear feet; Boxes 21-23, 31) Series 12: Association Publications, 1947-2012 (1 linear foot; Boxes 23-24) Series 13: Printed Materials, 1930-2008 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 24-25, 27, 31, OV 28, OV 29) Series 14: Scrapbooks, 1947-1969 (0.3 linear feet; Box 25, OV 30) Series 15: Artwork, 1947-2000 (0.1 linear foot; Box 26, 27) Series 16: Photographs, 1930s-2004 (0.9 linear feet; Box 26, 27)
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. Use of audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The records of the New York Artists Equity Association (NYAEA) measure 26.8 linear feet and 2.99 Gb and date from 1920-2012. The records include history and founding documents, presidents' files, board of directors' files that include monthly board meeting minutes, committee files and annual membership meeting minutes, general administrative and correspondence files, financial and legal files, event and program files, artists and subject files, extensive individual membership files, art project and exhibition files, Broome Street Gallery files, NYAEA publications that include issues of <em>The Artists Proof</em>, printed and digital materials, four scrapbooks, sketches created by artists attending a party in honor of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and photographs of member artists and events.
Citation:
New York Artists Equity Association records, 1920-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Use Note:
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.
Biography Note:
The New York Artists Equity Association (originally the Artists Equity Association) was created in 1947 to promote and support living American artists. Nine prominent New York artists founded the organization and elected Yasuo Kuniyoshi as the organization's first president. The original membership included 160 well-known American artists, but by the end of its first year, membership had grown to over one thousand. By the 1950s, the organization had grown into an influential national organization. Past and present members have included Milton Avery, Will Barnet, Romare Bearden, George Biddle, Isabel Bishop, Robert Blackburn, Paul Cadmus, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, Jose de Creeft, Elaine and Willem de Kooning, Leon Golub, Chaim Gross, Rockwell Kent, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Alice Neel, Isamu Noguchi, Jules Olitski, Philip Pearlstein, Henry Varnum Poor, Charles Scheeler, Ben Shahn, David Smith, Frank Stella, Andrew Wyeth, and many others.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
The records were donated to the Archives of American Art by the New York Artists Equity Association in several increments between 1980-2016.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9541
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211741
AAA_collcode_nyarteqa
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211741