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Jacques Joseph Camins films and posters, ca. 1965

Catalog Data

Camins, Jacques Joseph, 1904-1988  Search this
Greenwood, Marion  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Teichman, Sabina  Search this
Brigadier, Anne  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Kaplan, Joseph  Search this
Marantz, Irving  Search this
Wilson, Sol  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
5 Items 10 Film reels
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.
Ten 16mm motion picture films by Camins, including artists and scenes from Provincetown, Rockport, Gloucester, Mass, and other unidentified locations. Nine of the reels were compiled into a single reel to transfer to video, including eight color, silent reels containing footage of the Art Students League Summer School in Woodstock, N.Y., Arnold Blanch and his students, Anton Refregier, Marion Greenwood, Howard Mandel, Julio de Diego, N. Dirk, Hans Hofmann, Morris Davidson, George Yeter, Seong Moy, and Karl Knaths. The ninth reel transferred to video contains black and white, silent home movies with family and beach scenes. A tenth reel, not transferred, is an edited film of Provincetown artists with music and narration, with footage of artists Seong Moy, Karl Knaths, Lily Harmon, Anne Brigadier, Sabina Teichman, Umberto Romano, Yeffe Kimball, Bruce McKain, Philip Malcoat, and others. Although it is an edited work, the film lacks a formal title. Also included are two original posters by Seong Moy and Anne Brigadier done for a screening of Camins's film on Provincetown, Mass; a sound tape reel (7") of an interview with Henry Botkin, Umberto Romano, Joseph Kaplan, Irving Marantz, Sol Wilson, Anne Brigadier, and Sabina Teichman, and a sound tape reel (7") of an interview of Karl Knaths, both conducted by Camins and untranscribed.
Jacques Joseph Camins films and posters, ca. 1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the preservation and transfer of motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y. and Bay Harbor Islands, Fla. Born in Russia. Studied in Paris and at the Art Students League.
Donated 1975-1980 by Joseph Camins.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- United States  Search this
Film posters  Search this
Art, American -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art