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Charles Cajori papers, 1942-2011

Creator:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-2013  Search this
Subject:
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Soutine, Chaim  Search this
Adams, Pat  Search this
Ippolito, Angelo  Search this
King, William  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Forge, Andrew  Search this
Finkelstein, Louis  Search this
Dodd, Lois  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Bell, Leland  Search this
Watkins Art Gallery  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
David Findlay Galleries  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Lohin Geduld Gallery  Search this
American University  Search this
Bertha Schaefer Gallery  Search this
Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Stable Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Gallery Association of New York State  Search this
Roko Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Transcripts
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15960
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)302402
AAA_collcode_cajochar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_302402
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Charles Cajori papers

Creator:
Cajori, Charles, 1921-  Search this
Names:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
David Findlay Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Gallery Association of New York State  Search this
Lohin Geduld Gallery  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Roko Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Stable Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Watkins Art Gallery (American University)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Adams, Pat, 1928-  Search this
Bell, Leland  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Dodd, Lois, 1927-  Search this
Finkelstein, Louis  Search this
Forge, Andrew  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Ippolito, Angelo  Search this
King, William, 1925-2015  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997  Search this
Soutine, Chaim, 1893-1943  Search this
Extent:
5.8 Linear feet
0.07 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Photographs
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Transcripts
Date:
1942-2011
Summary:
The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori measure 5.8 linear feet and 0.070 GB and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions, one digitized, on art and artists; and printed materials.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of New York painter, Charles Cajori measure 5.8 linear feet and 0.070 GB and date from 1942-2011. The collection documents Cajori's activities as a painter, educator, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery that was located on the Lower East Side in New York through correspondence; writings and notes; interviews, talks, and panel discussions on art and artists; and printed materials.

Correspondence is personal and professional and consists of mostly incoming letters to Cajori from artists, friends, family, art historians, and academic institutions. There are a few letters from Charles Cajori, including draft of his letters. Among the correspondents are Pat Adams, Leland Bell, Bernard Chaet, Cooper Union, Cleve Gray, Louis Finkelstein, Philip Pearlstein, Sidney Simon, Norman Turner, and the University of California at Berkeley. Of interest, are letters from the founders of the Tanager Gallery, such as Lois Dodd, Angelo Ippolito, and William King. Correspondence also documents Cajori's dealings with galleries and museums as well as his involvement in arts organizations; included are letters from American University, Watkins Gallery; Bertha Schaffer Gallery; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Gallery Association of New York; Museum of Modern Art; Roko Gallery; Stable Gallery; and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Writings and notes are and about Charles Cajori. Cajori's writings include drafts on painting and drawing that Cajori prepared for classroom lectures and panel discussions; essays on Paul Cézanne and Chaim Soutine; and his account of the founding of the Tanager Gallery. Cajori's writings also include a biographical account and an artist's statement. There are writings by Louis Finkelstein, Andrew Forge, and Mercedes Matter about Cajori's work. Included are several guest registers for Cajori's exhibitions at the David Findlay Gallery, Lohin Geduld Gallery, and the New York Studio School.

Interviews, talks, and panel discussions include a transcript of an interview with Charles Cajori, audiotaped and videotaped interviews with Charles Cajori, and panel discussions with Cajori and others. Panel discussions with Cajori and others cover such topics as the New York school artists and Chaim Soutine. Many of recordings focus on Cajori's association with the Tanager Gallery, the art scene in New York during the 1950s, and his reflections on art. Also included are miscellaneous videotaped recordings. One panel discussion is digitized.

Printed material contains exhibition catalogs, checklists, announcements, invitations, press releases, clippings, reviews, brochures, and miscellaneous printed material. A file of printed materials on the Tanager Gallery includes exhibition catalogs and clippings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1942-2011 (Boxes 1-2; 1.1 linear feet)

Series 2: Writings and Notes, 1949-2010 (Box 2; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, Talks, and Panel Discussions, 1983-2010 (Boxes 2-3; 1.2 linear feet, ER01; 0.070 GB)

Series 4: Printed Material, circa 1950s-2010 (Boxes 3-4; 1.4 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Painter and teacher Charles Cajori (b. 1921-) has worked in New York City and Connecticut.

Born in Palo Alto, California in 1921, Charles Cajori studied painting at Colorado College and the Cleveland Art School. Cajori served in the United States Air Force during World War II. Upon his return, he attended Columbia University and then spent two years at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, where he became acquainted with Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, and other Abstract Expressionist artists.

Charles Cajori was one of the founding members of the Tanager Gallery, an early artists' cooperative gallery, originally located at 90 East Tenth Street in New York, which provided a venue for contemporary artists to exhibit their work. In 1956, Charles Cajori had his first solo exhibition at the Tanager Gallery and since then, has been continuously showing his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad including American University, Bertha Schaeffer Gallery, David Findlay Jr. Gallery, El Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Ingber Gallery, Lohin Geduld Gallery, Mattatuck Museum, New Arts Gallery, Paesaggio Gallery, Sala di Esposizione della Biblioteca Americana, Stable Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Charles Cajori's work is represented in a number of public and private collections including the Ciba-Geigy Corporation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Academy of Design, Walker Art Center, and the Weatherspoon Museum.

In conjunction with his activities as an artist, Charles Cajori has taught painting and drawing at major academic institutions and art schools: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Cooper Union, Cornell University, and the University of California at Berkeley. Cajori was a co-founder of the New York Studio School, where he continues to serve on the faculty.

Charles Cajori has received many honors for his work including the 1959 Distinction in the Arts, Yale University; Benjamin Altman, Figure Prize at the National Academy, 1983, 1987; the Childe Hassam Purchase Award by the Institute of Art and Letters Award, 1975-1976, 1980; and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, 1979. Also, Cajori was awarded a Fulbright grant to Italy, 1952-1953 and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1981.

Charles Cajori is married to the painter Barbara Grossman and they live in Watertown, Connecticut.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Charles Cajori in 2011.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Charles Cajori 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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Transcripts
Citation:
Charles Cajori papers, 1942-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cajochar
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Charles Cajori papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cajochar

Ethel Epstein

Alternate Title:
Texas Woman
Artist:
Elaine de Kooning, 12 Mar 1918 - 1 Feb 1989  Search this
Sitter:
Ethel Epstein  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal on Strathmore paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 51 × 40.6cm (20 1/16 × 16")
Frame: 69.5 × 59.4cm (27 3/8 × 23 3/8")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1964
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
EXH.EK.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Elaine de Kooning Trust
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dff1fa38-345c-4351-ba6e-37ff4a2b6d2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.EK.92

Lecture entitled "Notes on Perception, Proust and Parody"

Creator:
Finkelstein, Louis, 1923-2000  Search this
Subject:
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1971
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14715
See more items in:
Louis Finkelstein papers, 1930-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14715

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture

Collection Creator:
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 69
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1977
2002-2006
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Authorization for commercial use of audiovisual material for the documentary Philip Pearlstein Draws the Artists' Model requires prior arrangement with Pearlstein or his heirs.
Collection Citation:
Philip Pearlstein papers, circa 1940-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Philip Pearlstein papers
Philip Pearlstein papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-pearphil-ref406

New York City Community College - Niemeyer, Oscar, 1942-1970

Collection Creator:
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
New York City Community College

New York City, Department of Public Works

New York Guild for the Jewish Blind

New York Herald Tribune





New York Post

New York Psychoanalytic Institute

New York Public Library

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

New York Times

New York University

Nicolas, J.

Niemeyer, Oscar
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz 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:
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz / Series 1: Jacques Lipchitz papers / 1.2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipcjacq2-ref222

The thing unseen: a centennial celebration of Nicolas Carone / curated by Ro Lohin

Title:
Centennial celebration of Nicolas Carone
Author:
Carone, Nicholas 1917-2010  Search this
Subject:
Carone, Nicholas 1917-2010  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Physical description:
42 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2013
[2013]
Call number:
N40.1.C2853 T84 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109334

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969-1976
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Leo Castelli Gallery records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref8874

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture [Folder]

Additional name:
New York Studio School  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_100778

N

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1977
Scope and Contents note:
Nassau Galleries

National Council for United States Art, Inc.

National Council for Jewish Women

National Council on the Arts and Government

National Endowment for the Arts

Nationalgalerie

National Institute of Arts and Letters

National Sculpture Society

New Arts Gallery

New Haven Festival of Arts

New Jersey State Museum

New School Art Center

Newspace, Los Angeles

The Newspaper Comics Council

New York Cultural Center

New York State Fair

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture

Nigel Greenwood Inc., Ltd.

Nordness Gallery

Norfolk Museum

North Carolina Museum of Art

Northern Westchester Art Exhibition

Northwestern University
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal 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:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, circa 1920-1991, bulk 1946-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref870

Exuberance on paper : the drawings of Gaston Lachaise / texts by Paula R. Hornbostel, Philippe de Montebello, Linda Nochlin ; curated by Paula R. Hornbostel

Title:
Drawings of Gaston Lachaise
Artist:
Lachaise, Gaston 1882-1935  Search this
Curator:
Hornbostel, Paula Rand  Search this
Host institution:
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Lachaise, Gaston 1882-1935  Search this
Lachaise Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
32 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2016
Topic:
Female nude in art  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1070198

Family line : drawings and paintings by Anne Harvey, Jason Harvey, and Steven Harvey / essays by Henry Lessore, Jennifer Samet, David Shapiro

Author:
Harvey, Steven O'L  Search this
Harvey, Anne 1916-1967  Search this
Harvey, Jason 1919-1982  Search this
Lessore, Henry  Search this
Samet, Jennifer  Search this
Shapiro, David 1947-  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Harvey, Anne 1916-1967  Search this
Harvey, Jason 1919-1982  Search this
Harvey, Steven O'L  Search this
Physical description:
35 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .F27 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_807138

Cajori : forty years of drawing

Author:
Cajori, Charles 1921-  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Cajori, Charles 1921-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_620970

Mark di Suvero : the hands / Stacey Moss, curator

Author:
Di Suvero, Mark 1933-  Search this
Moss, Stacey  Search this
Wiegand Gallery (Belmont, Calif.)  Search this
Subject:
Di Suvero, Mark 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.D57 M6 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639044

Jane Piper : selected paintings 1976-1990 : January 24-February 23, 1991 / essays by Larry Day and Mercedes Matter ; organized in cooperation with the Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia

Author:
Piper, Jane 1916-1991  Search this
Day, Larry  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Mangel Gallery  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Piper, Jane 1916-1991  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
Call number:
ND237.P64 A4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_666385

Lecture delivered by Michael Brenson at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture on April 22, 1992 / Michael Brenson

Author:
Brenson, Michael  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
30 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Polish--Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Call number:
NB955.P63 A232 1990b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_668544

Cajori : forty years of drawing : April 13 through May 20, 2000

Title:
Forty years of drawing
Author:
Cajori, Charles 1921-  Search this
Sawin, Martica  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Cajori, Charles 1921-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2000
[2000]
Call number:
NC139.C325 A4 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_694321

David Hare

Author:
Hare, David 1917-1992  Search this
Russotto, Ellen  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Hare, David 1917-1992  Search this
Physical description:
8 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1994
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1061314

"I knew it to be so!" : Forrest Bess, Alfred Jensen, Myron Stout : theory and the visionary / curated by Lawrence Luhring and David Reed

Author:
Luhring, Lawrence  Search this
Reed, David  Search this
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Muhlenberg College Center for the Arts  Search this
Subject:
Bess, Forrest 1911-1977  Search this
Jensen, Alfred 1903-1981  Search this
Stout, Myron 1908-1987  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
[1984]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .I36 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_923348

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

Author:
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1991
[1991]
Topic:
Art schools  Search this
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_995583

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