Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
6 documents - page 1 of 1

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Gropper, William, 1897-1977  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1916-1983
Scope and Contents note:
This series includes letters written to William Gropper from 1916 until 1977, including some photocopies. Very few of William Gropper's responses are in this collection, which are mostly undated. There is also correspondence written by and to Sophie Gropper from 1980 to 1983. Notable correspondents include Louis Lozowick, Frank Crowninshield, Raphael Soyer, Robert Henri, and Frank Alvah Parsons. There are many letters from Ben Horowitz with the Heritage Gallery, which sold Gropper's art. Additionally, there are letters concerning William Gropper's participation in the Works Progress Administration. Correspondence from 1935 documents Gropper's contributions to Vanity Fair magazine before it ceased publication in 1936. Correspondence after Gropper's death is between his widow, Sophie Gropper and various museums, galleries, and publishers.

See Appendix for a list of selected correspondents from Series 5
Arrangement note:
Correspondence is arranged chronogically.
Appendix: Selected Correspondents from Series 5:
Although this index is not comprehensive, an effort has been made to highlight the major artists, museums and galleries with which William and Sophie Gropper corresponded.

Angelo, Emidio (artist): 1971; 1972

Ballot, Adele ( -- Vanity Fair -- magazine): 1935

Barr, Alfred H. Jr. (The Museum of Modern Art): 1936

Bliven, Bruce ( -- The New Republic -- ): 1936

Broadley, Hugh (Phoenix Art Museum): 1968

Bromfield, Innes ( -- Vanity Fair -- magazine): 1935

Butler, Joseph G. (Butler Institute of American Art): 1969

Cody, Bruce (Wisconsin State University): 1970

Conacher, Don (Galerie de Tours; Conacher Galleries): 1964; 1966; 1968

Constable, W. G. (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston): 1941

Crowninshield, Frank ( -- Vanity Fair -- magazine): 1935; 1936

Dewitt, John (Department of the Interior): 1971

Doty, Robert M. (Whitney Museum of American Art): 1969

Dows, Olin (United States Treasury Department): 1936

Dreiser, Theodore (artist): 1934

Ealand, Maria (Federal Works Agency- Public Buildings Administration): 1939; 1940

Eastman, Crystal (The Liberator): 1919

Foley, Martha ( -- Story -- magazine): 1936

Force, Juliana (The Whitney Museum of American Art): 1939

Garson, Inez (Cornell University): 1964

Gibbs, Wolcott ( -- The New Yorker -- ): 1936

Gillette, Guy M. (United States Senator, Iowa): 1949

Gorney, Jay (ACA Galleries): 1975

Gould, Beatrice Blackman ( -- Ladies' Home Journal -- ): 1937

Gropper, Lance (grandson): 1969

Gross, Hilda (ACA Galleries): 1979

Harkavy, Susan (ACA Galleries): 1981

Hayes, Bartlett H. Jr. (Addison Gallery): 1964

Heintzelman, Arthur W. (Boston Public Library): 1953

Henri, Robert (artist): 1921

Hinchman, R. L. (Lord and Thomas Advertising): 1935

Hirsch, Joseph (National Academy of Design): 1972; 1973

Horowitz, Ben (Heritage Gallery): 1968-1976; 1982; undated

Hyman, Linda (ACA Galleries): 1981

Kainen, Jacob (National Collection of Fine Arts): 1969

Korn, Gail (Whitney Museum of American Art): 1967

Lamson, James Q. (Ohio University): 1973

Lerner, Abram (Hirshhorn Museum, New York): 1972

Lewis, John L. (United Mine Workers of America): 1936

Lozowick, Louis (artist): 1970-1973; undated

Malawer, Lisa (ACA Galleries): 1982

Mannes, Marya ( -- Vogue -- magazine): 1936

Meador, Philip L. (Galerie de Tours): 1964

McCabe, Cynthia (Hirshhorn Museum, New York): 1972

McGuire, Harry ( -- Ringmaster -- magazine): 1936

McLouth, Mildred (Berkeley Art Museum): 1931

Minnigerode, C. Powell (Corcoran Gallery of Art): 1943

Newman, Dorothy (M. H. DeYoung Memorial Museum)

O'Conner, Francis V. (NCFA, Smithsonian Institution): 1970

Owen, William B. (United States Treasury Department): 1937

Palmer, William C. (Mural Painters Society): 1936

Parsons, Frank Alvah (New York School of Fine and Applied Art): 1916

Rhodes, Reilly P. (Canton Art Institute): 1971; 1972

Rogerson, Ann S. (Montclair Art Museum): 1969

Rowan, Edward B. (United States Treasury Department): 1935; 1937; 1939; 1941

Saint-Gaudens, Homer (Carnegie Institute): 1947

Schmeckebler, Laurence (Syracuse University): 1964

Schoener, Allon (Jewish Museum, New York): 1966

Sharkey, Alice (United States Treasury Department): 1936

Singer, Clyde (Butler Institute of American Art): 1973

Soby, James Thrall (The Museum of Modern Art): 1964

SoRelle, Jane (ACA Gallery, Rome): 1964

Soyer, Raphael (artist): 1947; 1970

Taylor, Francis Henry (The Museum of Modern Art): 1942

Tolley, William P. (Syracuse University): 1968

United States Treasury Department: 1935

Vanity Fair -- magazine: 1935

Valeska, S. (Valeska Art Studios): 1966

Watson, Forbes (United States Treasury Department): 1936; 1942

Winser, Beatrice (Newark Museum): 1935

Yasko, Karel (Public Buildings Service): 1969; 1971; 1977; undated

Young, Art (artist): 1934
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
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:
William Gropper papers, 1916-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.gropwill, Series 5
See more items in:
William Gropper papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f4bcc0bc-b60d-4b4d-a0a0-fbc4c1e840fb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-gropwill-ref47

Gorney, Jay

Collection Creator:
Castelli Graphics (Firm)  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1987
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Castelli Graphics records, 1965-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Castelli Graphics records
Castelli Graphics records / Series 4: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97428ad10-b1e0-4ecb-98d6-3a24205469f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castgrap-ref96

Oral history interview with Barbara Bloom

Interviewee:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Bennington College -- Students  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
California Institute of the Arts -- Students  Search this
Baldessari, John, 1931-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Brock, Paul  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Cotton, Paul, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Fischl, Eric, 1948-  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983  Search this
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990  Search this
Gould, Claudia, (Art museum curator)  Search this
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998  Search this
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Kappe, Ray, 1927-  Search this
Kienholz, Edward, 1927-  Search this
Knowles, Alison, 1933-  Search this
Mullican, Matt, 1951-  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Orr, Eric, 1939-1998  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-  Search this
Palestine, Charlemagne  Search this
Paz, Octavio, 1914-  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen, 1944-  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David, 1952-  Search this
Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004  Search this
Tcherepnin, Serge  Search this
Tillim, Sidney, 1925-  Search this
Trockel, Rosemarie, 1952-  Search this
Wheeler, Doug, 1939-  Search this
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900  Search this
Young, La Monte  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 12 min.), digital, wav)
132 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Germany (East) -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Netherlands -- description and travel
Date:
2012 October 18-2013 January 31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Barbara Bloom conducted 2012 October-2013 January 31, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Bloom's home and studio, in New York, New York.
Bloom speaks of growing up in Brentwood, California; her first experience with art; her childhood and exposure to creativity; the influence of art and philosophy; going to museums as a kid; living in Monte Factor and then Los Angeles; her creative process, influences, and life as an artist; art mentors and art lessons with Cathy Herman; traveling with her family; her mom being an actress; attending Bennington College in Vermont, the 1960s, the and collage aesthetic; attending CalArt; the changes in art education at the university level; drugs use; Fluxus; John Cage and attending 4'33; living in Europe and specifically Netherlands, Germany, and Holland; books and love of reading; her daughter; the post-studio era; film and meta-movies; making "The Diamond Lane;" images and objects' connection to meanings; The Gaze; undressing the wall; Homage to Jean Seberg, Godard, Berlin; East Germany; being agnostic and Jewish; Venice Biennale; collectors; cycle of shows; MFA programs; The Tip of the Iceberg; surgeries; hospital visit, personal training, and recovery; The Seven Deadly Sins; her father; Tellus Magazine; Judaism; fabrications and drawings; archives; relationship between the artist and the viewer; her husband; 010011.net; recent show; and As It Were, So To Speak. Bloom also recalls Monte and Betty Factor, Ed Kienholz, Ron Kappe, Robbie Robe, Ray Kappe, Matt Mullican, Eric Orr, Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler, Total: digital recordings; Claire Steinman, Rosemarie Trockel, Ash Grove, James Lee Byars, Frances Rey, Sidney Tillim, Norman O. Brown, Paul Cotton, Paul Brock, Buckminster Fuller, John Baldessari, Nam June Paik, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, Serge Tcherepnin, Simone Forte, Charlemagne Palestine, La Monte Young, David Salle, Eric Fischl, Marcel Broodthaers, Susan Sontag, Tim Maul, Caroline Tisdale, Marcel Duchamp, Laura Mulvey, John Berger, Oscar Wilde, Ed Ruscha, Isabella Kacprzak, Octavio Paz, Leo Castelli, Allen Ruppersberg, Jay Gorney, Claudia Gould, Susan Bronstein, Donald Judd, Robert DuGrenier, Pistoletto, Anthony Coleman, Mel Bochner, and Ken Saylor.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Bloom (1951- ) is a photographer, designer, and installation artist in New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is an artist and professor 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 administrators.
Occupation:
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.bloom12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e966c1f9-880c-46de-a7ab-b3eb08c8d2cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bloom12
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Barbara Bloom, 2012 October 18-2013 January 31

Interviewee:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Baldessari, John  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Brock, Paul  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Cotton, Paul  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Fischl, Eric  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Gorney, Jay  Search this
Gould, Claudia, (Art museum curator)  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Knowles, Alison  Search this
Kappe, Ray  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Mullican, Matt  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Orr, Eric  Search this
Paik, Nam June  Search this
Palestine, Charlemagne  Search this
Paz, Octavio  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Sontag, Susan  Search this
Tcherepnin, Serge  Search this
Tillim, Sidney  Search this
Trockel, Rosemarie  Search this
Wheeler, Doug  Search this
Wilde, Oscar  Search this
Young, La Monte  Search this
Bennington College  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Germany (East) -- Description and travel
Holland -- description and travel
Netherlands -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16106
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)362118
AAA_collcode_bloom12
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_362118
Online Media:

Betty Klausner research material on David Ireland, 1987-2004

Creator:
Klausner, Betty, 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Ireland, David  Search this
Berkson, Bill  Search this
Linhares, Philip E.  Search this
Thompson, Mark  Search this
Melchert, Jim  Search this
Lewallen, Constance  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Anglim, Paule  Search this
Storr, Robert  Search this
Tanner, Marcia  Search this
Tsujimoto, Karen.  Search this
Koss, PierPaolo  Search this
Gorney, Jay  Search this
Garrels, Gary.  Search this
Barlow, Francis Hill  Search this
Bourne, Agnes  Search this
Brandt, Damon  Search this
Dunn, Douglas  Search this
Hatch, Ann  Search this
Ireland, Barbara  Search this
Ireland, Judy  Search this
Ireland, Marsha  Search this
Ireland, Shaun  Search this
Levy, Leah  Search this
Myers, Jeannie  Search this
Pinegar, Richard  Search this
Reed, Jane  Search this
Tingle, Alta  Search this
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13643
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)272816
AAA_collcode_klaubett
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_272816

Betty Klausner research material on David Ireland

Creator:
Klausner, Betty  Search this
Names:
Anglim, Paule  Search this
Barlow, Francis Hill  Search this
Berkson, Bill  Search this
Bourne, Agnes  Search this
Brandt, Damon  Search this
Dunn, Douglas  Search this
Garrels, Gary.  Search this
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990  Search this
Hatch, Ann  Search this
Ireland, Barbara  Search this
Ireland, David, 1930-2009  Search this
Ireland, Judy  Search this
Ireland, Marsha  Search this
Ireland, Shaun  Search this
Koss, PierPaolo  Search this
Levy, Leah  Search this
Lewallen, Constance  Search this
Linhares, Philip E.  Search this
Melchert, Jim, 1930-  Search this
Myers, Jeannie  Search this
Pinegar, Richard  Search this
Reed, Jane  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Storr, Robert  Search this
Tanner, Marcia  Search this
Thompson, Mark, 1952-  Search this
Tingle, Alta  Search this
Tsujimoto, Karen.  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1987-2004
Scope and Contents:
Research material including interviews, writings, photographs of works of art and printed material regarding conceptual artist David Ireland for the book "Touching Time and Space: A Portrait of David Ireland" by Klausner. Interviews are with Ireland as well as Paule Anglim, Robert Atkins, Bill Berkson, Frances Hill Barlow, Agnes Bourne, Damon Brandt, Douglas Dunn, Gary Garrels, Jay Gorney, Ann Hatch, Barbara Ireland, Judy Ireland, Marsha Ireland, Shaugn Ireland, P. Koss, Leah Levy, Connie Lewallen, Phil Linhares, James Melchert, Jeannie Myers, Richard Pinegar, Jane Reed, Jock Reynolds, Robert Storr, Marcia Tanner, Mark Thompson, Alta Tingle, and Karen Tsujimoto. Most, but not all, are transcribed. Writings include drafts and notebooks. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs and newspaper clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Betty Klausner: Art historian, San Francisco, Calif. David Ireland: Conceptual and installation artist, San Francisco, Calif. b. 1930
Provenance:
Donated 2007 by Betty Klausner.
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:
Art historians -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.klaubett
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw991371fab-b516-479b-bf24-e9ec85ccefd0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-klaubett

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • Archives of American Art