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Frank Stauffacher papers

Creator:
Stauffacher, Frank, 1914-1955  Search this
Names:
San Francisco Film Festival  Search this
San Francisco International Film Festival (1954)  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
Stauffacher, Jack Werner  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1927-1962
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, 1940-1942, including insurance information and an application for a dorm in the Navy; correspondence, 1928-1959, including drafts of letters, letters to his friend Tom Scott (2 are illustrated), correspondence with family, including his brother, publisher Jack Werner Stauffacher, and letters regarding the San Francisco International Film Festival and The San Francisco Museum of Art's film series "Art in Cinema"; art works, including 8 sketches and 4 paintings; short stories, one with illustrations, and writings on film; minutes of the San Francisco Film Festival; printed material, 1946-1962; 3 photographs of Stauffacher; and correspondence and writings relating to a Frank Stauffacher memorial organized by Tom Scott and Jack Stauffacher.
Biographical / Historical:
Filmmaker; San Francisco, California.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by Jack Stauffacher, brother of Frank Stauffacher.
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.
Occupation:
Filmmakers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures -- Aesthetics  Search this
Function:
Film festivals
Identifier:
AAA.staufran
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-staufran

Irving Block papers

Creator:
Block, Irving  Search this
Names:
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
California State University, Northridge -- Faculty  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav, 1904-1994  Search this
Faiss, Fritz  Search this
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892  Search this
Extent:
1.62 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sound recordings
Date:
1938-1986
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, professional and personal correspondence, subject files, financial records, artwork, printed material and an audio cassette.
Biographical information includes a résumé and award. Business correspondence, 1964-1984, regards the opening of The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Block's teaching position at California State University, Northridge, and personal correspondence includes 5 illustrated letters by Block to his wife and two printed cards from Fritz Faiss. Subject files regard the WPA, 1938-1983, film animation, 1957-1976, and book illustration, 1978-1984. Financial records relate to Block's association with the Ankrum Gallery, 1936-1981. Photographs are of Block, his friends, family and works of art.
Artwork includes 2 sketches, 1962, and approximately 60 pencil figurative drawings and studies done during weekly life drawing sessions established by Block and Hans Burkhardt at the Studio Club on the MGM lot from the 1950s to mid-1970s (among them is a pastel by Burkhardt of Block drawing the nude model); and 16 drawings and one print and one poster, most of which were executed by Irving Block for Santa Susana Press, California State University, Northridge's 1986 broadside of John Updike's poem, A Pear Like a Potato. Printed material, 1941-1982, includes exhibition catalogs and clippings. An audio cassette contains Block's reminiscences of his friendship with Burkhardt and a recording of Block delivering a lecture to a senior seminar class on Walt Whitman.
Biographical / Historical:
Irving Block (1910-1986) was a painter and educator in Los Angeles, California. Block was born in New York City. He was involved in the Works Projects Administration's Federal Art Project in the 1930s, and worked as a matte shot artist at 20th Century Fox during the 1940s and 50s. He taught for many years at California State University, Northridge (1963-1980). Block co-authored with Alan Adler the original story for the science fiction film Forbidden Planet, for which he designed Robbie the Robot.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 by Block and in 1996 by Jill Block, the widow of Irving Block. Additional drawings, print and poster donated 2015 by Virginia Elwood-Akers, a former librarian at California State University, Northbridge who received the drawings from colleague Dean Norman Tanis, head of the Santa Susana Press.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Animation (Cinematography) -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Function:
Motion picture studios -- California -- Hollywood
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.blocirvi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blocirvi

Oral history interview with Martha Jackson, 1969 May 23

Interviewee:
Jackson, Martha Kellogg, 1907-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art and literature  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11885
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211957
AAA_collcode_jackso69
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211957

Earl Staley papers, 1960-1981

Creator:
Staley, Earl, 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Camblin, Bob Bilyeu  Search this
Fridge, Roy  Search this
Tate, Joe  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Handicraft -- Texas -- Photographs  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9470
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211668
AAA_collcode_stalearl
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211668

Frank Stauffacher papers, 1927-1962

Creator:
Stauffacher, Frank, 1914-1955  Search this
Subject:
Stauffacher, Jack Werner  Search this
San Francisco Film Festival  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
San Francisco International Film Festival  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures -- Aesthetics  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10229
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213308
AAA_collcode_staufran
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213308

Roy Fridge papers, 1956-1985

Creator:
Fridge, Roy, 1927-  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures, American -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Filmmakers -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8917
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211102
AAA_collcode_fridroyp
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211102

Oral history interview with Dong Kingman, 1996 Jul. 3-4

Creator:
Kingman, Dong, 1911-2000  Search this
Andersen, Irene Poon  Search this
Subject:
Andersen, Stanley  Search this
Mills College  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
United States  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11545
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216626
AAA_collcode_kingdong2
Theme:
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216626

Irene Helen McCabe Cantine letters from Ivan Albright, and related clippings, 1942-1983

Creator:
Cantine, Irene Helen McCabe, 1928-  Search this
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7266
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209417
AAA_collcode_cantiren
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209417

Irving Block papers, 1938-1986

Creator:
Block, Irving, 1910-1986  Search this
Subject:
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Faiss, Fritz  Search this
Whitman, Walt  Search this
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
California State University, Northridge  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
United States  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Topic:
Animation (Cinematography) -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9587
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211789
AAA_collcode_blocirvi
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211789

Oral history interview with Dong Kingman

Interviewee:
Kingman, Dong, 1911-  Search this
Interviewer:
Andersen, Irene Poon  Search this
Andersen, Stanley, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Mills College -- Faculty  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording (60 min.), 2 x 1-1/4 in.)
18 Pages (Transcript: supplementary material)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1996 Jul. 3-4
Scope and Contents:
An interview conducted by Stan and Irene Poon Andersen on July 3-4, 1996, New York City, with Dong Kingman. Accompanying the interview are a few newspaper and magazine articles, and a photograph of Kingman, taken by Irene Poon Andersen, 1996. The material was compiled following the 1995 exhibition "With New Eyes: Toward An Asian American Art History in the West," for which Poon Andersen was a curator and exhibitor.
Kingman discusses his early years and education in Oakland, Calif. and Hong Kong; teaching at Mills College, Oakland, University of Wyoming, Laramie and the San Diego Museum; working on the WPA art project; military service with the US Army OSS art department; leaving the Bay Area when he was drafted, moving first to Washington, D.C. and later to New York City where has remained; and work on movies including "Flower Drum Song," "55 Days to Peking," and "Virgin Soldier."
Biographical / Historical:
Dong Kingman (1911-2000) was a painter and illustrator from the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. Worked for the Works Progress Administration.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Stan Andersen and Irene Poon Andersen.
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.
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Asian American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Chinese American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kingdong2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kingdong2

Earl Staley papers

Creator:
Staley, Earl, 1938-  Search this
Names:
Camblin, Bob Bilyeu, 1928-2010  Search this
Fridge, Roy, 1927-  Search this
Tate, Joe  Search this
Extent:
1.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1960-1981
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, slides, sketches and sketchbooks, printed material, journals, and motion picture films.
REEL 2879: Two journals containing daily entries concerning Staley's work and family; ink sketches; photographs of his family, friends, and art work; clippings; and exhibition announcements.
REELS 2880-2882: Correspondence with Jack Boynton, Bob Camblin, and Dick Wray; exhibitions list, announcements, invitations, catalogs, and clippings; lecture notes; "B & E Productions" file; sketches and 9 sketchbooks; and ca. 75 photographs.
UNMICROFILMED: Ca. 300 slides of drawings, prints, paintings, ceramics, belts, planters, and weather vanes by Staley, Bob Camblin, and Joe Tate; films by Staley, "Smoked Links," "All the Signs from Houston to Galveston and Back," and "Staley Draws"; films by Roy Fridge, "Student Film," and "Cube Art"; films by Staley, Camblin and Tate, "BEJ I" and "Holding Firm II"; and unidentified film and tapes.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, craftsman, and filmmaker; Houston, Tex.
Provenance:
Material on reels 2879-2882 lent for microfilming by Staley, 1981, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material donated by Staley, 1981.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Artisans -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Filmmakers -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Handicraft -- Texas -- Photographs  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.stalearl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-stalearl

Oral history interview with Martha Jackson

Creator:
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Extent:
82 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1969 May 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Martha Jackson conducted 1969 May 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Jackson speaks of becoming interested in art while living in Baltimore; buying her first painting, a gouache by Marc Chagall; moving to New York City and getting active in collecting art; going to Hans Hofmann's school; opening her gallery in New York in 1953; art as an investment; early shows at her gallery; struggling financially; books and film and their relationship to art; politics and art and their relationship; the psychology of art buying and collecting; the European art market for American art; and her goals for her gallery.
Biographical / Historical:
Martha Kellogg Jackson (1907-1969) was an art dealer in New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art and literature  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jackso69
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jackso69

Roy Fridge papers

Creator:
Fridge, Roy, 1927-  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1985
Scope and Contents:
REELS 1443-1445 & 3368-3369: A 26 volume journal, 1959-1985, including lists of art work, illustrated ideas for sculpture, scenarios for films, plans for sailboats, a studio and houses, teaching notes, and brief essays; a souvenir book published by Fridge in 1972 containing a chronology of his life and work with photographs and drawings of his sculpture, boats, houses and films; and printed material.
REEL 1915: Clippings, invitations, exhibition catalogs and announcements; sketches for a set design; an essay "Film in Art... A Philosophy," written for the University of Oklahoma; film awards; correspondence relating to films; and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor and filmmaker; Port Aransas, Tex.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Fridge as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures, American -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Filmmakers -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fridroyp
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fridroyp

Irene Helen McCabe Cantine letters from Ivan Albright, and related clippings

Creator:
Cantine, Irene Helen McCabe, 1928-  Search this
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Extent:
15 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1983
Scope and Contents:
Seven letters from Ivan Albright to Irene McCabe (Cantine), 1942-1944, describing his painting the portrait of Dorian Gray for MGM for use in the film of the same name; clippings, about Ivan and Malvin Albright, undated and 1978-1983.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1942, at the age of 14, Helen McCabe (Cantine) by chance wandered into Ivan Le Lorraine Albright's studio in Warrenville, Illinois. He sketched her portrait and asked her to pose again for him. In 1943 Albright went to Hollywood to work on the "Portrait of Dorian Gray" for the MGM film of the same title, and continued to correspond with McCabe (Cantine). He died in 1983.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Irene Helen McCabe Cantine.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Artists' models  Search this
Artists' models -- Illinois  Search this
Painters -- Illinois  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.cantiren
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cantiren

First Art Film Festival in America symposium

Creator:
Woodstock Artists Association  Search this
Subject:
Frankfurter, Alfred M.  Search this
Hayes, Bartlett H.  Search this
Knight, Frank  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Oertel, Curt  Search this
Resnick, Nathan  Search this
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein)  Search this
Washburn, Gordon B. (Gordon Bailey)  Search this
White, Fred  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Place:
Woodstock, N.Y.
Date:
1951 September
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Filmmakers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10617
See more items in:
First Art Film Festival in America symposium : sound recordings, 1951 Sept
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10617

Interview with Saul Bass, episode 20 of the Dialogues in art television series

Creator:
Bass, Saul, 1920-1996  Search this
Biberman, Edward, 1904-1986  Search this
Subject:
Bass, Saul  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1967 or 1968
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15284
See more items in:
Edward Biberman papers, 1939-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15284

The cinema effect : illusion, reality, and the moving image / organized by Kerry Brougher [and others]

Author:
Brougher, Kerry  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Physical description:
175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2008
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N72.M6 C56 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_836552

Film and modern American art : the dialogue between cinema and painting / Katherine Manthorne

Author:
Manthorne, Katherine  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 153 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Painting, American--Themes, motives  Search this
Motion pictures--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104858

Making history : art and documentary in Britain from 1929 to now

Author:
Barson, Tanya  Search this
Tate Gallery Liverpool  Search this
Physical description:
103 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2006
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Documentary films--Influence  Search this
Documentary television programs--Influence  Search this
Art, British  Search this
Cultural awareness--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083742

Cinematic landscapes : observations on the visual arts and cinema of China and Japan / edited by Linda C. Ehrlich and David Desser

Author:
Ehrlich, Linda C (Linda Channah) 1952-  Search this
Desser, David  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 345 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Japan
Date:
1994
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
N72.M6 C55 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_883290

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