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Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988

Creator:
Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-1985  Search this
Subject:
Little, Philip  Search this
Labaudt, Lucien  Search this
Morley, Grace  Search this
Long, Emilie  Search this
Franco, Johan  Search this
Farr, Fred  Search this
Gerstle, William Lewis  Search this
Fried, Alexander  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig  Search this
Robinson, Elmer E. (Elmer Edwin)  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Oldfield, Otis  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Sotomayor, Grace  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang  Search this
Salinger, Jehanne Bietry  Search this
Salinger, Pierre  Search this
Sauer, Carl Ortwin  Search this
Entenza, John  Search this
Pan American Union  Search this
Delphic Studios  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Cartoonists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212812
AAA_collcode_sotoanto
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212812
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Karl Schrag, 1970 October 14-20

Interviewee:
Schrag, Karl, 1912-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Lhote, André  Search this
Tanguy, Yves  Search this
Farr, Fred  Search this
Sloan, John  Search this
Cloar, Carroll  Search this
Kienbusch, William  Search this
Bissière, Roger  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Becker, Maurice  Search this
Broner, Robert  Search this
Horak, Bohuslav  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Atelier 17  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11741
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213078
AAA_collcode_schrag70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213078

Antonio Sotomayor papers

Creator:
Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-  Search this
Names:
Delphic Studios  Search this
Pan American Union  Search this
Entenza, John, 1903-  Search this
Farr, Fred, 1914-1973  Search this
Franco, Johan, 1908-  Search this
Fried, Alexander, 1902-1988  Search this
Gerstle, William Lewis, 1868-1947  Search this
Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943  Search this
Little, Philip, 1857-1942  Search this
Long, Emilie  Search this
Morley, Grace, 1900-1985  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969  Search this
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig, 1892-1946  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Robinson, Elmer E. (Elmer Edwin), b. 1894  Search this
Salinger, Jehanne Bietry  Search this
Salinger, Pierre  Search this
Sauer, Carl Ortwin, 1889-  Search this
Sotomayor, Grace  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920-1988
Summary:
The collection documents the career of painter and illustrator, Antonio Sotomayor, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community. Materials found in the collection include letters, writings, sketches and sketchbooks, printed material and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection consists primarily of correspondence, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs documenting Sotomayor's career, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as six series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1931-1988, undated (box 1, 21 folders)

Series 2: Writings, 1932-1946, undated (box 1, 11 folders)

Series 3: Artwork, 1935, undated (box 1, 23 folders)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1935-1987 (boxes 1-2, 12 folders)

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1920-1984, undated (box 2, 13 folders)

Series 6: Oversized Material, 1941, 1958, undated (2 OV folders)
Biographical Note:
Antonio Sotomayor was born in Bolvia and came to San Francisco in 1923. He was educated at the Escuela de Belleas Arts in La Paz and the Hopkins Institute of Art in San Francisco. Primarily known for his murals and paintings, Sotomayor was also an illustrator, caricaturist, designer, ceramicist, and educator. Over the course of his career his work was exhibited in the United States, France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, and South America and he became known as the popular "artist laureate" of San Francisco where he lived with his wife, Grace. He died of cancer in 1985 at the age of 82.
Provenance:
The Antonio Sotomayor papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Grace Sotomayor in 1998.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Rights:
The Antonio Sotomayor 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:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Cartoonists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Citation:
Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.sotoanto
See more items in:
Antonio Sotomayor papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sotoanto

Oral history interview with Karl Schrag

Interviewee:
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
Atelier 17  Search this
Becker, Maurice, 1889-1975  Search this
Bissière, Roger, 1888-1964  Search this
Broner, Robert, 1922-  Search this
Cloar, Carroll  Search this
Farr, Fred, 1914-1973  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Horak, Bohuslav, 1914-2004  Search this
Kienbusch, William, 1914-1980  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Sloan, John, 1871-1951  Search this
Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001  Search this
Tanguy, Yves, 1900-1955  Search this
Extent:
45 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 October 14-20
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Karl Schrag conducted 1970 October 14-20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Schrag speaks of his childhood in Germany; how his parents were nervous about him becoming an artist; going to various art schools; studying with Bissiere; his first exhibition in Brussels; moving to America because of the political situation in Europe; enrolling in the Art Students League; getting involved with Atelier 17; how the mid-1940s were crucial in his development; American artists he found interesting; his thoughts on the Abstract Expressionists; how he started teaching; joining Tamarind workshop; his first retrospective, the Ford Foundation-A.F.A Show; being on the Fulbright jury; how his pictures relate to each other; his technique; and becoming the Director of Atelier 17. He recalls Andre L'Hote, Roger Bissiere, Harry Sternberg, Anton Refregier, William Kienbusch, Fred Farr, Carroll Cloar, John Sloan, Maurice Becker, Stanley William Hayter, Yves Tanguy, Bohuslav Horak, Robert Broner, Margaret Lowenbraun, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Karl Schrag (1912-1995) was a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.
General:
Tape 2 is mostly blank.
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 25 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.schrag70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schrag70

(24 murals for D.C. Social Security and Retirement Building)

Artist:
Dorathy Farr, born St. Louis, MO 1910  Search this
Fred Farr, born St. Petersburg, FL 1914-died New York City 1973  Search this
Medium:
casein and oil on linoleum
Dimensions:
24 sections; various dimensions
Type:
Painting
Date:
1942
Topic:
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\Washington, D.C.  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Object number:
1971.81.1-24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77ded8291-60b0-443a-b6f6-cd928e658a7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.81.1-24

Two Horsemen

Artist:
Fred Farr, born St. Petersburg, FL 1914-died New York City 1973  Search this
Publisher:
Collectors Graphics, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 10 x 12 3/4 in. (25.4 x 32.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arnold Elser
Object number:
1981.154.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk741e031d0-dfc3-451a-899e-4fc161568882
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.154.24

Fred Farr, 1914-1973 [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_11671

Fabius and Co., Inc. - Fasanelli, Jim

Collection Creator:
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1978
Scope and Contents note:
Fabius and Co., Inc.

Fahlman, Betsy

Fangor, Wojenek

Farr, Fred

Fasanelli, Jim
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Jack Tworkov 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:
Jack Tworkov papers, 1926-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jack Tworkov papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tworjack2-ref142

Exhibition of recent sculpture by Fred Farr, November 9 to December 5, 1964

Author:
Farr, Fred White 1914-  Search this
Paul Rosenberg & Co  Search this
Subject:
Farr, Fred White 1914-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1964
[1964]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798683

Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Farr, Fred W. 1914-1973  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Farnsworth Art Museum 352 Main Street, P. O. Box 466 Rockland Maine 04841 Accession Number: 91.25
Date:
1969
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS 18660206
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_410980

Charger, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Farr, Fred W. 1914-1973  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Dayton Art Institute 456 Belmonte Park North Dayton Ohio 45405 Accession Number: 1965.83
Date:
1961
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75006814
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12525

(Untitled), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Farr, Fred W. 1914-1973  Search this
Medium:
Brass
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Portland Art Museum 1219 S. W. Park Avenue Portland Oregon 97205
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75007668
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13656

Chinese Warriors, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Farr, Fred W. 1914-1973  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sheldon Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden 12th & R Streets Lincoln Nebraska 68588
Date:
1955
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76001313
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_2664

Armored Figure No. 1, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Farr, Fred W. 1914-1973  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Illinois Krannert Art Museum 500 East Peabody Drive Champaign Illinois 61820
Date:
1957
Topic:
Figure  Search this
Dress--Historic--Armor  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75004049
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_7484

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