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Mitch Tuchman papers related to the book Painters Painting, 1980-1989

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Tuchman, Mitch  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Scull, Ethel  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Olitski, Jules  Search this
Noland, Kenneth  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Geldzahler, Henry  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Leider, Philip  Search this
Hess, Thomas B.  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Johnson, Philip  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Rubin, William  Search this
Scull, Robert C.  Search this
Poons, Larry  Search this
De Antonio, Emile  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.8 linear ft.
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Papers related to Tuchman's co-authoring with Emile de Antonio the book Painters Painting: A History of American Modernism in the Words of Those Who Created It (Abbeville Press, 1984). The book was based on uncut transcripts and the film script from de Antonio's 1972 film Painters Painting, inspired by the Museum of Modern Art's exhibition, New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970, curated by Henry Geldzahler. Included are correspondence; transcripts of interviews conducted by de Antonio of painters, critics, curators, and collectors; notes; drafts of the book; and a subject card file.
Interviewees include: Josef Albers, Leo Castelli, Willem de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, Henry Geldzahler, Clement Greenberg, Thomas Hess, Jasper Johns, Philip Johnson, Hilton Kramer, Philip Leider, Robert Motherwell, Louise Nevelson, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Philip Pavia, Larry Poons, Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, William Rubin, Ethel and Robert Scull, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol.
Mitch Tuchman papers related to the book Painters Painting, 1980-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Tuchman is an author and editor; Los Angeles, Calif.
Donated 1994 by Mitch Tuchman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Editors  Search this
Artists  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art