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"291" (Gallery) [Folder]

Additional name:
Two Hundred Ninety-one  Search this
Two Ninety-one  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_102178

291 Gallery Installation Project

Collection Creator:
Teraoka, Masami, 1936-  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2001-2002
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of audiovisual recordings and electronic records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Masami Teraoka papers, 1966-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Masami Teraoka papers
Masami Teraoka papers / Series 5: Project and Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c1cf73f7-df93-4aaa-be0e-ce4fc7b57cb5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-teramasa-ref96

Head of Abraham Walkowitz

Artist:
William Zorach, born Eurburg, Lithuania 1889-died Bath, ME 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Walkowitz  Search this
Medium:
plaster
Dimensions:
12 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 10 in. (32.3 x 24.5 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1943
Topic:
Occupation\art\artist  Search this
Portrait male\head  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tessim Zorach and Dahlov Ipcar
Object number:
1968.154.130
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 47A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74173a48e-1e8d-4dba-942b-7049b97998cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.154.130

Oral history interview with Abraham Walkowitz, 1958 December 8-22

Interviewee:
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965  Search this
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965  Search this
Interviewer:
Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974  Search this
Subject:
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer)  Search this
Boswell, Peyton  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Cox, Kenyon  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Duncan, Isadora  Search this
Epstein, Jacob, Sir  Search this
Hassam, Childe  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Monet, Claude  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
"291" (Gallery)  Search this
Society of Independent Artists (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Eight (Group of American artists)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13176
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214156
AAA_collcode_walkow58
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214156

Alfred Stieglitz

Artist:
Alvin Langdon Coburn, 11 Jun 1882 - 23 Nov 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Alfred Stieglitz, 1 Jan 1864 - 13 Jul 1946  Search this
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
Image (Diameter): 16 cm (6 5/16")
Sheet: 30.2 × 20.3 cm (11 7/8 × 8")
Mount: 30.5 × 21.3 cm (12 × 8 3/8")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1907 (printed 1908)
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Male  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Communications\Publisher\Magazine  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Visual Arts\Designer\Exhibition Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.76.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© © Estate of Alvin Langdon Coburn/ Universal Order
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a4b7259d-94d9-4a62-912d-901ef1244b77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.76.92

Marsden Hartley

Artist:
Arbit Blatas, 19 Nov 1908 - 27 Apr 1999  Search this
Sitter:
Marsden Hartley, 4 Jan 1877 - 2 Sep 1943  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 81.3 x 66.7cm (32 x 26 1/4")
Frame: 106.7 x 90.2 x 6.4cm (42 x 35 1/2 x 2 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1943
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Artwork\Painting\Landscape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Flower\Boutonniere  Search this
Marsden Hartley: Male  Search this
Marsden Hartley: Literature\Writer  Search this
Marsden Hartley: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Marsden Hartley: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2005.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Regina Resnik Blatas
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47cb3dd3b-09fb-4e60-939f-3817ee17bfe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2005.1

Marius de Zayas

Artist:
Alfred Stieglitz, 1 Jan 1864 - 13 Jul 1946  Search this
Sitter:
Marius de Zayas, 1880 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
Waxed platinum print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 23.8 x 19.2cm (9 3/8 x 7 9/16")
Mount: 24.8 x 20.1cm (9 3/4 x 7 15/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1913
Topic:
Artwork  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Marius de Zayas: Male  Search this
Marius de Zayas: Visual Arts\Artist\Caricaturist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of an anonymous donor
Object number:
NPG.2008.54
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42dcb1f30-e2f7-4882-a417-21a7c7196737
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2008.54

Katharine Nash Rhoades

Artist:
Alfred Stieglitz, 1 Jan 1864 - 13 Jul 1946  Search this
Sitter:
Katharine Nash Rhoades, 30 Nov 1885 - 26 Oct 1965  Search this
Medium:
Waxed platinum print
Dimensions:
Image: 24.7 × 19.5 cm (9 3/4 × 7 11/16")
Sheet: 25.4 × 20.2 cm (10 × 7 15/16")
Mount: 37.4 × 24.8 cm (14 3/4 × 9 3/4")
Mat: 55.9 × 40.6 cm (22 × 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
June 6, 1915
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Katharine Nash Rhoades: Female  Search this
Katharine Nash Rhoades: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Elizabeth Rhoades Reynolds
Object number:
NPG.85.51
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b3a751e0-b62b-408e-b465-df9e0cbaa818
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.85.51

John Barrymore -- "The Fortune Hunter"

Artist:
Alfred J. Frueh, 1880 - 14 Sep 1968  Search this
Sitter:
John Barrymore, 15 Feb 1882 - 29 May 1942  Search this
Medium:
Ink, ink wash and graphite on illustration board
Dimensions:
Image: 44.3cm x 18.1cm (17 7/16" x 7 1/8"), Accurate
Board: 47.8cm x 22.5cm (18 13/16" x 8 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1909
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
John Barrymore: Male  Search this
John Barrymore: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the children of Al Frueh: Barbara Frueh Bornemann, Robert Frueh, and Alfred Frueh, Jr.
Object number:
NPG.93.161
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Alfred J. Freuh
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm419025c46-b2f0-43b4-9dda-c24d962f48bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.161

Ici, c’est ici Stieglitz / foi et amour

Artist:
Francis Picabia, 24 Jan 1879 - 1953  Search this
Sitter:
Alfred Stieglitz, 1 Jan 1864 - 13 Jul 1946  Search this
Medium:
Relief print on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 38 x 22.8cm (14 15/16 x 9")
Sheet: 44 x 28.9cm (17 5/16 x 11 3/8")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Print
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1915
Topic:
Equipment\Camera  Search this
Commercial  Search this
Conceptual  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Male  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Communications\Publisher\Magazine  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz: Visual Arts\Designer\Exhibition Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Katharine Graham
Object number:
NPG.93.477.A
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2010 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm442327c1b-43c9-4c4a-b26c-5ad288200edd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.477.A

Man, Tenancingo de Degollado

Artist:
Paul Strand, born New York City 1890-died Orgeval, France 1976  Search this
Medium:
platinum print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 5 7/8 × 8 3/8 in. (14.9 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1933, printed ca. 1933
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1940, Aperture Foundation / Paul Strand Estate
Object number:
2016.40.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76711183f-9335-4432-b09f-c83569f366a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.40.12

Keith Warner papers, 1935-1975

Creator:
Warner, Keith, 1895-1959  Search this
Warner, Keith, 1895-1959  Search this
Subject:
Russell, Morgan  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Rosenburg, Paul  Search this
Dorcely, Roland  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
"291" (Gallery)  Search this
American Place (Gallery)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Illustrated letters
Sketches
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State)  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Haiti  Search this
Art, Abstract -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10964
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214754
AAA_collcode_warnkeit
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214754
Online Media:

Arthur and Helen Torr Dove papers, 1905-1975

Creator:
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946  Search this
Dove, Helen Torr, 1886-1967  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946  Search this
Subject:
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Torr, Helen  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Type:
Audiotapes
Photographs
Diaries
Sketches
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9318
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211513
AAA_collcode_dovearth
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211513
Online Media:

Arthur B. Carles letter to Alfred Stieglitz, [ca. 1911]

Creator:
Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Subject:
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10179
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213217
AAA_collcode_carlartb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213217

Marcel Duchamp

Artist:
Edward Jean Steichen, 27 Mar 1879 - 25 Mar 1973  Search this
Sitter:
Marcel Duchamp, 28 Jul 1887 - 2 Oct 1968  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24.4 x 19.1cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/2")
Frame: 46.4 x 36.2cm (18 1/4 x 14 1/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1917
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Marcel Duchamp: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Marcel Duchamp: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Object number:
EXH.MD.102
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4390995a3-4590-4095-86f8-ae005301f5cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.MD.102

Sheldon Cheney papers, 1915-1972

Creator:
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-1980  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-1980  Search this
Subject:
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Barnsdall, Aline  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7234
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209375
AAA_collcode_chenshel
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209375

O'Keeffe, Georgia

Collection Creator:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945, 1970-1987
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1853-2013, bulk 1920-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy C. Miller papers
Dorothy C. Miller papers / Series 2: Correspondence and Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c72f887f-70ec-48e8-9ec4-8bbf9cf20697
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-milldoro-ref262
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Stanton Macdonald-Wright papers

Creator:
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Names:
Russell, Morgan, 1886-1953  Search this
Seuphor, Michel, 1901-1999  Search this
Summerfield, Anne, 1917-  Search this
Summerfield, John, 1917-  Search this
Extent:
14.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Diaries
Essays
Travel diaries
Place:
Italy -- description and travel
Hawaii -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1890-2018
Summary:
The papers of Southern California painter Stanton Macdonald-Wright measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1973. The collection contains correspondence with family, friends, and artists, including Morgan Russell, and his wife Suzanne Binon, Michel and Suzanne Seuphor, Ann and John Summerfield, and Bethany Wilson. Also found are writings, six diaries, travel journals, printed materials, and artwork. There is an 11.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2019 that includes biographical material, personal and professional correspondence including illustrated letters, two scrapbooks, a diary by Stanton macDonald-Wright, works of art includind sketches in various media, photographs, scrapbooks, Jean's research and writing, Stanton's teaching materials, printed material, interviews on three cassettes, and files related to Stanton's estate.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Southern California painter Stanton Macdonald-Wright measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1973. The collection contains correspondence with family, friends, and artists, including Morgan Russell, and his wife Suzanne Binon, Michel and Suzanne Seuphor, Ann and John Summerfield, and Bethany Wilson. Also found are writings, six diaries, travel journals, printed materials, and artwork. There is an 11.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2019 that includes biographical material, personal and professional correspondence including illustrated letters, two scrapbooks, a diary by Stanton macDonald-Wright, works of art includind sketches in various media, photographs, scrapbooks, Jean's research and writing, Stanton's teaching materials, printed material, interviews on three cassettes, and files related to Stanton's estate.

Writings consist of drafts of essays, plays, and book manuscripts. There are drafts of A Treatise on Color with palettes and color wheels, The Basis of Culture, and Macdonald-Wright's autobiography Bittersweet: An Artist's Life.

There are six diaries and numerous travel journals. One diary was written in Paris in 1909 in which Macdonald-Wright muses over the aesthetics of art and his color theories. Five additional disbound diaries cover his life from 1939-1973. Travel diaries date from 1959-1972 and cover trips to Italy, Japan, and Hawaii.

Printed material includes a copy of Les Synchromistes exhibition catalog, a newspaper clipping, and The Future of Painting by Willard Wright. Artwork consists of blueprints for Macdonald-Wright's Synchrome Kineidoscope, a color and light projecting machine first envisioned by Macdonald-Wright and Morgan Russell as early as 1913 and finally completed in the late 1950s.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence, circa 1907-circa 1972 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Writings, 1920-circa 1970 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 3: Diaries, 1909-1973 (1.3 linear feet; Box 2-3)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1913-1967 (0.3 linear feet; Box 3, OV 4)

Series 5: Artwork, 1969 (0.1 linear feet; Box 3, OV 4)
Biographical / Historical:
Stanton Macdonald-Wright (1890-1973) was the creator of a modernist style of painting based on pure spectral color known as chromatic abstraction or "Synchromism." He worked in New York and later primarily in Los Angeles.

Stanton Macdonald-Wright was born in 1890 in Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1900 the family moved to Santa Monica, California where they ran a seaside hotel. A few years later he took courses at the Art Students League in Los Angeles, studying under Warren T. Huges. His older brother was Willard Huntington Wright, a respected art critic who wrote Modern Painting: Its Tendency and Meaning (1915), upon which he collaborated with his younger brother Stanton, and The Future of Painting (1923), and later became a detective novelist under the name S. S. Van Dine.

At the age of seventeen, Stanton Macdonald-Wright married his first wife and moved to Paris where he immersed himself in European art and studied at the Sorbonne, the Académie Julian, the École des Beaux-Arts, and the Académie Colarossi. While in Europe he also befriended fellow American painter Morgan Russell and the two artists began working closely together. They studied with Canadian painter Percyval Tudor-Hart between 1911 and 1913 and were deeply influenced by their teacher's color theory, which connected the qualities of color to those of music. Together Macdonald-Wright and Russell developed a style of painting based on color and named it "Synchromism." They introduced their work in 1913 at the Der Neue Kuntsalon in Munich and in Paris at the Galerie Bernheim-Jeune. These exhibitions helped to establish Synchromism as an major influence in modern art well into the 1920s.

Stanton Macdonald-Wright and Morgan Russell returned to the United States eager to promote their work and theory. It was not long before the two separated, but both continued to work in the Synchromist style. Together, they held one more Synchromist exhibition in New York in 1916 which received significant critical support. Macdonald-Wright also participated in the prestigious 1916 "Forum Exhibition of Modern American Painters" in New York and exhibited his work at Alfred Stieglitz's famed 291 gallery in New York in 1917. Yet, financial success evaded him.

Macdonald-Wright moved to Santa Monica in 1918, where he taught and served as director of the Los Angeles Art Students League. In 1924 he published his instructive Treatise on Color. In 1927 he organized another joint exhibition with Morgan Russell at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where he also exhibited five years later. He exhibited at the Oakland Art Gallery, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, Alfred Stieglitz's An American Place gallery in New York, and the Stendahl Galleries in Los Angeles. From 1935 to 1942 Macdonald-Wright served as director of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project for Southern California, followed by a faculty position at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles where he taught for sixteen years.

In the late 1950s, Macdonald-Wright completed the Synchome Kineidoscope, a color and light projecting machine first envisioned by Macdonald-Wright and Morgan Russell as early as 1913.

Macdonald-Wright traveled extensively throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, spending time in Hawaii, Italy, and Japan. Macdonald-Wright married three times and died in California in 1973, at the age of 83.

This biographical note draws heavily on the Archives of American Art's West Coast Regional Collector Paul Karlstrom's collection description written upon acquisition of the papers.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds several collections related to the Stanton Macdonald-Wright papers. There is an oral interview of Stanton Macdonald-Wright conducted 1964 Apr. 13-Sept. 16, by Betty Hoag. There are also Stanton Macdonald-Wright Letters to Alan and Fanny Leslie, the Stanton Macdonald-Wright Collection of photographs, Stanton Macdonald-Wright Letters to Morgan Russell, Walter Houk Letters from Stanton Macdonald-Wright, and an Oral History of Stanton Macdonald-Wright by Jeanne M. Marshall for the Voice of America Conducted in 1967.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reels LA 1 and LA 5) including a brochure on the Santa Monica Library murals and six photographs of the panels while in Macdonald-Wright's studio. There is also a 1939 exhibition catalog for "Southern California Art Project" a master's thesis on Macdonald-Wright by Dori Jean Watson (1957), and one scrapbook of photographs, clippings, and other printed materials dating from circa 1910-1964. Lent materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Stanton Macdonald-Wright first loaned materials to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1964. David Nellis, a gallery owner, gave the Archives the artist's unpublished autobiography in 1978. The bulk of the Stanton Macdonald-Wright papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by his widow, Jean Macdonald-Wright, in 2 installments in 1995 and then in 2019 as a bequest.
Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed due to archival processing. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American -- California -- Santa Monica  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Color in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Diaries
Essays
Travel diaries
Citation:
Stanton Macdonald-Wright papers, 1907-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.macdstan
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92754d264-a987-4a95-9b40-39727bfd1bc6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-macdstan

Keith Warner papers

Creator:
Warner, Keith, 1895-1959  Search this
Names:
"291" (Gallery)  Search this
American Place (Gallery)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Dorcely, Roland  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Marin, John, 1870-1953  Search this
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Rosenburg, Paul  Search this
Russell, Morgan, 1886-1953  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Illustrated letters
Sketches
Date:
1935-1975
Summary:
The papers of American art collector Keith Warner measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1935 to 1975. Correspondence, collecting files, and artwork detail Warner's role as a collector of art in the mid-twentieth century. Present in the collection are materials related to Alexander Calder, Roland Dorcely, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Piet Mondrian, Alfred Stieglitz, and Max Weber.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of American art collector Keith Warner measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1935 to 1975. Correspondence, collecting files, and artwork detail Warner's role as a collector of art in the mid-twentieth century. Present in the collection are materials related to Alexander Calder, Roland Dorcely, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Piet Mondrian, Alfred Stieglitz, and Max Weber.

Warner's relationships with artists are documented in extensive letters which make up the bulk of the collection. Subjects range from exhibitions, the art market, artists' methods and works, art criticism, and collecting to personal subjects. Letters from Roland Dorcely and Alexander Calder include illustrated letters and postcards. Letters from Calder discuss a mix of business and personal matters, including a discussion of the design of jewelry commissioned for Warner's wife, Edna. Letters from Dorcely document Warner's cultivation, criticism, and collection of Dorcely's work, as well as the hardships of Haitian artists and Dorcely's views on art. The letters are in French with some English translations.

Correspondence with Alfred Stieglitz documents his common endeavor with Warner in collecting the paintings of John Marin, and Stieglitz's gallery, An American Place. Letters associated with An American Place continue after Stieglitz's death in 1946. Found with Alfred Stieglitz's letters are two letters from Georgia O'Keeffe. Max Weber letters include comments on his painting and sculpting, his retrospective show at the Whitney, the art press, national politics, and also refer to Stieglitz and Marin. An extensive group of correspondence with Stanton MacDonald-Wright is mostly undated; MacDonald-Wright writes freely about Stieglitz, the "291" group of artists, and his partner in Synchromism, Morgan Russell. Also included are letters from Piet Mondrian related to collecting, as well as letters from unidentified correspondents.

Warner's collecting files consist of diverse materials concerning his research, writing, and relationships with artists whose paintings he collected, particularly Roland Dorcely and Stanton MacDonald-Wright. Included are biographical sketches; writings about and by the artists, including manuscripts and published materials; newspaper and magazine clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; and photographs of works of art. Writings by Roland Dorcely, on the subject of his artistic process and perspective, include handwritten essays in French as well as typed English translations. Published articles from Script magazine (1945-1946) by Stanton MacDonald-Wright document his career as an art critic. Writings on Alexander Calder and Paul Rosenburg, taken from Warner's journal on Calder, and on the early relationship of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, documented on a visit with Stieglitz on May 3, 1944, are also present.

Artwork consists of work by Alexander Calder and Roland Dorcely. Calder's work includes sketches proposing mobiles with notations as to material, scale, and cost. Dorcely's work includes sketches in graphite and ink of abstract figures and objects.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 3 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence, 1940-1963 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 2: Collecting Files, circa 1940-1975 (12 folders; Box 2, OV 3)

Series 3: Artwork, circa 1945-circa 1965 (2 folders; Box 2)
Biographical / Historical:
Keith Warner (1895-1959) was an American art collector. Warner was born and lived in Gloversville, New York, and maintained a manufacturing business that took him to New York City intermittently. Warner began collecting Chinese porcelains after World War I, and a few years later his interest shifted to American abstract painting. Warner retired from business in 1944. His collection was sold gradually after his death, mostly to private collectors, though some works are in museums in the United States and Japan.
Provenance:
The Keith Warner papers were donated in 1992 by Edna K. Allen, wife of Keith Warner.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State)  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Haiti  Search this
Art, Abstract -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Illustrated letters
Sketches
Citation:
Keith Warner papers, 1935-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.warnkeit
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97cf79e0a-b1cc-4c06-bf03-80608f90eb97
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-warnkeit
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Laurie Lisle research material on Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson

Creator:
Lisle, Laurie  Search this
Names:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Extent:
3.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1902-1990
Summary:
The Laurie Lisle research material on Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson measures 3.4 linear feet and dates from 1902-1990. The collection consists of copied biographical papers, recordings, correspondence, and printed material related to O'Keeffe, and 97 recorded interviews related to the life of Louise Nevelson. The outcome of Lisle's research on O'Keeffe resulted in her book, Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe (1980); and on Nevelson, Lisle authored, Louise Nevelson: A Passionate Life (1990).
Scope and Contents:
The Laurie Lisle research material on Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson measures 3.4 linear feet and dates from 1902-1990. The O'Keeffe portion of the collection consists of biographical papers, recordings, correspondence, and printed material. Biographical material includes academic records, maps and ephemera regarding O'Keeffe's various residences, and legal records concerning law suits and her will. The correspondents in this series include artists, gallery representatives and collectors, and exhibition organizers. Printed material consists of newspaper clippings, magazines, and exhibition announcements for both her and her husband, Alfred Stieglitz. Also included in the printed material is a file pertaining to Laurie Lisle's book, Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe (1980).

The research material on Louise Nevelson consists of 97 audiocassettes featuring interviews with Louise Nevelson, some members of the Nevelson family, artists, dealers, and peers. The recordings were gathered in preparation for Lisles biography on Nevelson, Louise Nevelson: A Passionate Life (1990).
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged as two series.

Series 1: Research Files on Georgia O'Keeffe, 1902-1990 (1 linear foot; box 1)

Series 2: Interviews of and Related to Louise Nevelson, 1975-1988 (2.4 Linear feet; shoeboxes 2-7)
Biographical / Historical:
Louise Lisle is an art historian and author in Sharon, Connecticut. Lisle is originally from Providence, Rhode Island and attended college at Ohio Wesleyan University. After college she held positions at The Providence Journal and Newsweek magazine. She has published five books covering the topics of art history, education, sociology, and her own life. Lisle is married to painter and printmaker Robert Kipniss.

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was born in Sun Prairie, Wisconson in 1887. She was an artist who is mostly known for painting flowers, New York Skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe began high school at Sacred Heart Academy in Madison, Wisconsin, but ultimately graduated from Chatham Episcopal Institute in Virginia after her family moved to Williamsburg, Virginia in 1902. O'Keeffe went on to study at the School of Art Institute of Chicago, Art Students League, Teachers College of Columbia University, and taught art at high schools in Texas and at Chatham Episcopal Insitute, Columbia College, and became the chair of the art department at West Texas State Normal College. O'Keeffe's art was ultimately promoted by Alfred Stieglitz who, although eventually marrying O'Keeffe in 1924, first exhibited her artwork at his esteemed 291 gallery in New York City. O'Keeffe's fame as an artist took off from there. O'Keeffe was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977 and the National Medal of Arts in 1985; and in 1993 was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) was born in Kiev, Russia in 1899. Her parents, Isaac and Minna Berliawsky, and their children emigrated to America in 1905 and settled in Rockland, Maine. She decided upon a career in art at an early age and took some drawing classes in high school, before graduating in 1918. Two years later, she married Charles Nevelson, a wealthy businessman, and moved to New York. She proceeded to study painting, drawing, singing, acting, and eventually dancing. In 1922, Nevelson gave birth to a son, Myron (later called Mike). Beginning in 1929, Nevelson began to study art full-time at the Art Students League, where she took classes with Kenneth Hayes Miller and Kimon Nicolaides. In 1931, she went to Europe and studied with Hans Hofmann in Munich before traveling to Italy and France. Over the years, she received honorary degrees from Rutgers University and Harvard University, among other schools, as well as numerous awards, including the Brandeis University Creative Arts Award in Sculpture and the Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture in 1971, the gold medal for sculpture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1983, and the National Medal of the Arts in 1985.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also houses the Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1979.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Laurie Lisle in two separate installments. The material on Georgia O'Keeffe was donated in 1991, and the material on Louise Nevelson was donated in 2004.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment, and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Connecticut  Search this
Authors -- Connnecticut  Search this
Topic:
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Laurie Lisle research material on Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson, 1902-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.lisllaur
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Laurie Lisle research material on Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e8f2773f-cdd3-4d29-9ecb-ab2f66faef8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lisllaur
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