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Riverón, Enrique, 1902-1998  Search this
Hughes, Langston  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Sicre, Juan José  Search this
Salinas, Baruj  Search this
Russell, Rosalind  Search this
Waguermert, Luis Gomez  Search this
Neruda, Pablo  Search this
Peláez, Amelia  Search this
Pidgeon, Walter  Search this
Prohias, Antonio  Search this
Rebajes, Pauline  Search this
De Diego, Julio  Search this
García Lorca, Federico  Search this
Carreño, Mario  Search this
Gattorno, Antonio  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Gómez Sicre, José  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Kiki  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo  Search this
Milland, Ray  Search this
Bermúdez, Cundo  Search this
Baker, Josephine  Search this
Cantinflas  Search this
Cugat, Xavier  Search this
Carreño, Mario  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Wichita State University  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.3 Linear feet
The collection is organized into eight series. Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1929-1960 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 2: Correspondence, 1918-1991 (box 1, 0.6 ft.) Series 3: Writings, 1923-1980s, undated (box 1, 0.2 ft.) Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1920s-1990s, undated (boxes 1, 3, and 4, 0.7 ft.) Series 5: Artwork, 1958-1983, undated (boxes 1 and 5, 0.4 ft.) Series 6: Printed Material, circa 1930-1992 (boxes 2 and 5, 0.7 ft.) Series 7: Photographs, 1918-1992, undated (boxes 2, 5 and 6, 0.6 ft.) Series 8: Miscellany, 1927-1989, undated (box 6, 7 folders)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
The papers of Enrique Riverón measure 3.3 linear feet and date from 1918-1990s. The collection contains correspondence, writings, diary entries, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs documenting Riverón's career as an illustrator, cartoonist, painter and sculptor in the United States and Cuba and, to a lesser extent, Riverón's teaching career at Wichita University in Kansas.
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Enrique Riverón 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.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has a collection of Enrique Riverón letters to Mario Carreño, 1981-1990, in which Riverón writes of their mutual friends, his memories of Cuba, health issues, politics, pricing paintings, collages, and his longings for Paris and New York.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, cartoonist, and illustrator Enrique Riverón was born in 1902 in Cienfuegos, Cuba and belonged to the first generation of Cuban modernists, experimenting with Cubism and pursuing abstraction from very early on in his career. During his early twenties Riverón traveled to France, Italy, Belgium, and Spain to study under scholarships and attend the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid. In 1926 Riverón's first major one-man exhibition took place at the Association Paris Amerique Latine where the catalog introduction was written by noted Mexican writer Alfonso Reyes.
Language Note:
The records are in English and Spanish. English; Spanish
The Enrique Riverón papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Patricia Riverón Lee, daughter of Riverón, in 1996.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Artists -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Artists -- Cuba  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Cartoonists  Search this
Sculptors -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Record number:
Latino and Latin American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art