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Oral history interview with Robert M. Kulicke

Interviewee:
Kulicke, Robert M. (Robert Moore), 1924-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 June 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert M. Kulicke conducted 1968 June 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Kulicke speaks of his family background; the development of his interest in art and craft; his business as a picture frame designer; his service in the U.S. Army; his early career in painting, and subject matter which interested him; starting out as a frame restorer; his art investments; meeting and working with Franz Kline and Hans Hofmann; the development of his aluminum frame; teaching painting; his painting methods; and his opinion of critics.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert M. Kulicke (1924-2007) was a painter and craftsman from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 11 min.
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:
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kulick68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e86ed88b-50bb-479a-9fd2-769fd4cc5b06
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kulick68
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Robert M. Kulicke, 1968 June 3

Interviewee:
Kulicke, Robert M. (Robert Moore), 1924-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Kline, Franz  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12639
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212333
AAA_collcode_kulick68
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212333

Oral history interview with Herman Cherry, 1965 September

Interviewee:
Cherry, Herman, 1909-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11793
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213356
AAA_collcode_cherry65
Theme:
Craft
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213356
Online Media:

Elizabeth Cowan papers relating to the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York

Creator:
Cowan, Elizabeth  Search this
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York  Search this
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York  Search this
Names:
Keramic Society of Greater New York  Search this
Knobloch, Isabelle S., b. 1879  Search this
Extent:
28 Items ((on partial microfilm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1952
Scope and Contents:
Constitution and history of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, as well as printed material including pamphlets, a clipping, and a membership list for 1938, 13 photographs of exhibitions, most occurring in 1927, and one of Isabelle Knobloch, a founder of the Society; and four photographs of the Washington Square Art Show, ca. 1935.
Biographical / Historical:
Cowan was President of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York,1948-1952.The Society was founded in 1912 as the Keramic Society of Greater New York to promote better design in decoration of china. It expanded it's goals to include textiles and allied design and was renamed in 1924.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Elizabeth Cowan.
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 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Ceramicists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women ceramicists  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.cowaeliz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90bec46f0-e7a7-4ca3-9e8f-0ab0f36fc91a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cowaeliz

Herman Cherry letters from David Smith

Creator:
Cherry, Herman  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Extent:
180 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1964
Scope and Contents:
Circa 180 letters and postcards from David Smith, mostly written from Terminal Iron Works, Bolton Landing, New York. Smith discusses his work, family, artist-friends, and other matters.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, lithographer, craftsman, writer, teacher; New York, N.Y. b. 1909.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1976 by Herman Cherry.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.cherherm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94e6ec056-5b67-48da-a842-fc7d4b243a02
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cherherm

Adele McGinnis Herter and Albert Herter papers

Creator:
Herter, Adele McGinnis, 1869-1946  Search this
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (reels of microfilm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1882-1946
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, 1882-1913, 1919-1946, between Adele and Albert, and letters from McGinnis and Herter family members; bills and receipts, mainly for household expenses; address books; clippings; and family photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Adele: painter; born 1869, died 1946. Albert: muralist and craftsman, born Mar. 2, 1871, died Feb. 2, 1950. Husband and wife. Albert studied at Art Students League under Carroll Beckwith, J.P. Laurens and in Paris with Cormon. He was an associate of the National Academy of Design, and a member of Society of Mural Painters and other organizations. Adele was a pupil of Bouguereau, Courtois, and Robert-Fleury in Paris, and a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. They lived in East Hampton, Long Island (N.Y.).
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hertadel
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95a10461a-0571-444a-b00f-68bad3d9cf13
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hertadel

Fay Gold papers

Creator:
Gold, Fay Helfand  Search this
Names:
Giles, Howard, 1876-1955  Search this
Heller, Helen West, d. 1955  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1924-1979
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, works of art, a journal and a sketchbook, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs.
REEl D361: Correspondence, with Gold's teacher, Howard Giles, ca. 1930-1940, and others; a seven-page manuscript autobiography of Gold's friend, woodcut artist Helen West Heller; a sketchbook, 1949; a scrapbook containing clippings; photographs and slides; biographical information; and exhibition catalogs. Among the photos are a few of Giles with his students, and 1 of Gold teaching a children's art class, 1955.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; photographs of Gold, and photographs, slides and negatives of her art work; a journal, 1958-1959; writings on Yorkshire terriers; four poems; four oil sketches, seven watercolors and a collage; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, watercolorist, collage artist, expert on Yorkshire terrier breed of dog; New York, N.Y. Also known as Fay Helfand Gold, Fay Goldmeigs, and Fay Helfand.
Provenance:
Donated 1962-1979 by Fay Gold.
Restrictions:
Microfilmed material must be viewed on microfilm. Access to unmicrofilmed material requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Collagists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Engravers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.goldfay
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98d765d66-d410-466b-bed2-44320fc4f5d3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-goldfay

Sirkka Ahlskog papers

Creator:
Ahlskog, Sirkka, 1917-  Search this
Extent:
73 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1962
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, catalogs, and clippings regarding Ahlskog's tapestries and weavings.
Biographical / Historical:
Weaver, craftsman; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
3 items including a letter, notes and a clipping filmed on frames 471, 448 & 449, were found in Miscellaneous Manuscripts and refilmed on reel 2786.
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:
Weavers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ahlssirk
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e10a2de2-f9dd-4785-a22d-348260fac6c5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ahlssirk

Oral history interview with Herman Cherry

Interviewee:
Cherry, Herman  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Extent:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 September
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Herman Cherry conducted 1965 September, by Harlan Phillips. Cherry speaks of his background and education; the Depression's effect on him; his first association with the WPA Federal Art Project; working for Stanton Macdonald-Wright; how the project functioned; trying to create an "American style" in painting; the team approach to creating murals; the effect of the project on individual artists and their styles; experimenting with materials; unions and political problems; social interaction between artists on the project; the current art market; his overall view of the Federal Art Project. He recalls Thomas Hart Benton.
Biographical / Historical:
Herman Cherry (1909-1992) was a painter, mural painter, lithographer, craftsman, writer, and teacher in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 8 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cherry65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw967914333-021f-4ea2-b62c-eea1f16be6c4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cherry65
Online Media:

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