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Alice Yamin papers

Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Names:
Landmark Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Aziz, Barbara Nimri  Search this
Bernard, Frank S.  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-  Search this
Briggs, Ernest, 1923-  Search this
Brody, Lily  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Fromboluti, Sideo, 1921-  Search this
Ginsberg, Henry  Search this
Glarner, Fritz, 1899-1972  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Grillo, John, 1917-  Search this
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
Lipkind, Bill  Search this
Lipkind, Maria  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Mason, Alice Trumbull, 1904-1971  Search this
McFadden, Elizabeth  Search this
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Oeri, Georgine  Search this
Oeri-Sarasin, Gertrude  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Teller, Jane  Search this
Yamin, Leo  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1927-1998
Summary:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.

The most significant series consists of letter files, which also contain scattered printed material and photographs collected by Yamin, concerning specific individuals and organizations. Represented within the files are artists Herb Aach, Ilya Bolotowsky, Ernest Briggs, Lily Brody, Fritz Bultman, Elaine DeKooning, Sideo Fromboluti, Fritz Glarner, Adolph Gottlieb, John Grillo, Buffie Johnson, Alex Katz, William H. Littlefield, Alice Trumbull Mason, Elizabeth McFadden, Daphne Mumford, Barnett Newman, Philip Pavia, Mark Rothko, Elsa Schmid, and Jane Teller; curator Henry Ginsburg; writers Barbara Nimri Aziz, Georgine Oeri, Gertrud Oeri-Sarasin, and Leo Yamin; and galleries including the Ingber Gallery and the Landmark Gallery. There are also letter files concerning the CIGY-GEIGY Corporation; for Alice Yamin's brother, businessman Frank S. Bernard, and the town of Chilmark, Massachusetts, where the Yamins spent their summers. Even though Yamin's responses to the letters are not included in the collection, this series illustrates the wide range of her friendships and associates in the art business.

Also found are exhibition files containing letters, prospectuses, business records such as loan agreements, clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs concerning the inclusion of Yamin's art work primarily in group exhibitions. Printed material consists of miscellaneous clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs that do not relate to the exhibition files, as well as miscellaneous booklets, brochures, and a copy of the book American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages published by the Corcoran Gallery of Art which contains a reproduction of Yamin's work. Photographs are of Yamin, family members, and colleagues including Bill and Maria Lipkind, and Aaron Siskind.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 4 series. Letter files pertaining to specific individuals and organizations are arranged alphabetically; miscellaneous letters, exhibition files, printed material, and photographs are arranged chronologically.

Series 1: Letter Files, 1927-1998 (Boxes 1-2; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1956-1982 (Box 2; 18 folders)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1949-1992 (Box 2; 22 folders)

Series 4: Photographs, 1923-1978 (Box 2; 2 folders)
Biographical Note:
Alice Bernard was born on April 8, 1905 in Paris, France. She was brought to the United States as a child and spent most of her life in New York City. She married writer Leo Yamin who died on January 20, 1999.

Alice Yamin was a painter and draftsperson influenced by Abstract Expressionism. Beginning in 1950, she worked with a carbon medium, primarily producing dramatic black and white works on paper. She was also an art consultant for the international chemical firm CIBA-GEIGY Corporation that began collecting contemporary art in 1959 when it moved its headquarters from Manhattan to Ardsley, New York, a suburb of New York City.

Alice Yamin died on April 4, 2002.
Provenance:
The Alice Yamin papers were donated in 1981 by the artist and in 2002 by Harry Smith, her nephew.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Consultants -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Draftsman -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anita Shapolsky Gallery; Rose Slivka

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1993
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Harry C. Smith

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Phoebe Sonenberg

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bernice Steinbaum Gallery

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Carmen Suhear; Frances Taylor

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jane Teller and Walter Teller

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Extent:
(4 folders)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 26-29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1993, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ruthven and Joellen Todd; Jack Tworkov

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1969
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Esteban Vicente

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982-1993
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hugo Weber

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970-1983, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Julian "Weissman; Pennerton West

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1994
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Douglas Wirls; Elaine Gale Wrong

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 34
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986-1993, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Yamin

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Extent:
(2 folders)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 35-36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1995, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous Yamin Family Members

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1995, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lower East Side Independent Artists Exhibition, New York, New York

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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College Museum Exhibition, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Art East '66, New York, New York

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gay Head Art Auction, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 41
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Week of the Angry Arts Collage of Indignation, New York University, New York, New York

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1967
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alice Yamin papers
Alice Yamin papers / Series 2: Exhibition Files
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Art East '67, New York, New York

Collection Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 43
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Alice Yamin 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.
Collection Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Alice Yamin papers / Series 2: Exhibition Files
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