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Creator:
Hornak, Ian, 1944-2002  Search this
Subject:
Blake, Amanda  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Foote, John  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Hornak, Ian  Search this
Kasle, Gertrude  Search this
Mitchell, Jack  Search this
Nesbitt, Lowell  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Tillich, Hanna  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Tibor de Nagy Gallery  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.8 Linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Correspondence, photographs, artwork, and printed material regarding Ian Hornak's career as a representational painter and his involvement with the art world.<br /> Correspondence is with friends, family, associates, and galleries including Lowell Nesbitt, Hanna Tillich, Gertrude Kasle, the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, the Fischbach Gallery, and the Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery. Photographs taken by Jack Mitchell and John Foote are of Hornak and Hornak's friends and family, including Hanna Tillich and Virgil Thompson. Additional photographs include Hornak with artists Andy Warhol, Grace Hartigan, Amanda Blake, Willem de Kooning and others and a printed card with reproduction of artwork by Frank Stella signed "Frank Stella '76". Also included are slides of Hornak's works of art and photo studies for his artwork including studies for a pencil portrait of the Gertrude Kasle family. Artwork includes drawings and sketchbooks. Printed material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings featuring Hornak, exhibition announcements, and catalogs.
Citation:
Ian Hornak papers, 1955-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated 2007 by Ian Hornak estate via Hornak's executor and nephew Eric Ian Spoutz. Spoutz donated 15 additional photographs and a printed card in 2016.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13650
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)273147
AAA_collcode_hornian
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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