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Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971

Creator:
Roberts, Colette 1910-  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Ray 1927-1995  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad 1913-1967  Search this
Adler, Samuel 1898-  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Bachet, F  Search this
Balzac  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S. 1886-1983  Search this
Bauermeister, Mary 1934-  Search this
Bearden, Romare 1911-1988  Search this
Bishop, Isabel 1902-1988  Search this
Bissière, Roger 1888-1964  Search this
Boxer, Stanley  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya 1907-1981  Search this
Brooks, James 1906-1992  Search this
Botkin, Henry 1896-1983  Search this
Campbell, Kenneth 1913-  Search this
Candell, Victor 1903-1977  Search this
Cavallon, Giorgio 1904-1989  Search this
Chryssa 1933-2013  Search this
Cooke, Kathleen McKeith 1908-1978  Search this
Cunningham, Ben 1904-1975  Search this
Damisch, Hubert  Search this
Day, John 1932-1982  Search this
Deem, George 1932-2008  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy 1901-1994  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Drude, Helene  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel 1887-1968  Search this
Ekstrom, Arne H  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy 1920-1984  Search this
Ferren, John 1905-1970  Search this
Fine, Albert M  Search this
Geoffrey, J. Iqbal 1939-  Search this
Gillet, R. G  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph 1903-1974  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Guerrero, José 1914-  Search this
Hare, David 1917-1992  Search this
Hartl, Léon 1889-  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William 1901-1988  Search this
Holty, Carl 1900-1973  Search this
Hopkins, Budd 1931-  Search this
Hultberg, John 1922-  Search this
Huyghe, René  Search this
Jenkins, Paul 1923-2012  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Karp, Ivan C. 1926-2012  Search this
Kaupelis, Robert  Search this
Lam, Jennett 1911-  Search this
Lamb, Alberto Cifolelli  Search this
Landsman, Stanley 1930-  Search this
Le Prat, Thérèse  Search this
Levee, John H. 1924-  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy 1923-1997  Search this
Lindner, Richard 1901-1978  Search this
Lund, David 1925-  Search this
Manso, Leo  Search this
Marisol 1930-  Search this
Miles, Jeanne Patterson 1908-1999  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Natkin, Robert 1930-  Search this
Nesbitt, Lowell 1933-1993  Search this
Nevelson, Louise 1899-1988  Search this
Nevelson, Mike 1922-  Search this
Norotzky, Norman  Search this
Novak, Giora 1934-  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Pavlowsky, Jacqueline  Search this
Pfriem, Bernard 1914-1996  Search this
Picabia, Gabrielle  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Ray, Man 1890-1976  Search this
Reid, Robert Dennis 1924-2000  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad 1913-1967  Search this
Sandberg, H  Search this
Sarkis 1909-1977  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel 1903-1984  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam 1923-2015  Search this
Smith, Leon Polk 1906-1996  Search this
Snelson, Kenneth 1927-2016  Search this
Soulages, Pierre 1919-  Search this
Soyer, Raphael 1899-1987  Search this
Stern, Philippe  Search this
Sterne, Hedda 1910-2011  Search this
Tuttle, Richard 1941-  Search this
Twiggs, Russell 1898-1991  Search this
Venet, Bernar 1941-  Search this
Vieira da Silva 1908-  Search this
Vollmer, Ruth 1903-1982  Search this
Watts, Robert M. 1923-1988  Search this
Wilson, Jane 1924-2015  Search this
Yunkers, Adja 1900-1983  Search this
Zuka  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
Le Point Cardinal (Gallery)  Search this
New York University Faculty  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation  Search this
Interviewer:
Hamilton, George Heard  Search this
Hamilton, Richard 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
10.2 linear ft
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Sound recordings
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1918
1918-1971
20th century
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Local number:
AAA
AAA robecoli
Restrictions & Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information
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Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_211935

Oral history interview with George Earl Ortman

Interviewee:
Ortman, George, 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Baker, Richard Brown  Search this
Names:
Brodie, Gandy, 1925-1975  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Mitchell, Joan, 1926-1992  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010  Search this
Ward, Eleanor, 1912-1984  Search this
Wise, Howard  Search this
Extent:
211 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1963 Sept. 19-Nov. 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of George Earl Ortman conducted 1963 Sept. 19-Nov. 5, by Richard Brown Baker, for the Archives of American Art.
Ortman speaks of critics' reviews of his work; his reactions to the early abstract expressionists; his family background and early experiences; his education; the California environment and its influence on him; his U.S. Navy service; the art scene in San Francisco in the 1940s; other artists he was acquainted with; coming to New York; influences on contemporary artists; pop art; establishing a reputation as a printmaker; studying under William Hayter; his time spent in France; development of his style; problems of making a living in art; his work in theatrical design; realism versus abstraction; his teaching career; exhibits he has had. He recalls Eleanor Ward, Howard Wise, Willem de Kooning, Nathan Oliveira, Gandy Brodie, Hans Hofmann, and Joan Mitchell.
Biographical / Historical:
George Earl Ortman (1926- ) is a painter, sculptor, and printmaker from Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 52 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: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Printmakers -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ortman63
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ortman63

Oral history interview with Charles Duback

Interviewee:
DuBack, Charles S., 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C.  Search this
Names:
Landmark Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts  Search this
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Dugmore, Edward, 1915-  Search this
Grillo, John, 1917-  Search this
Grooms, Red  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977  Search this
McNeil, George, 1908-1995  Search this
Ortman, George, 1926-  Search this
Pinette, Dennis, 1951-  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970  Search this
Stout, Myron, 1908-1987  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 December 15-2005 May 18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Charles Duback conducted 2004 December 15-2005 May 18, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, in Tenants Harbor, Maine.
Mr. Duback discusses his childhood; his Czech lineage; working at his father's bakery and gaining artistic sensibilities there; the drive to become an artist, and the financial risks therein; joining the Navy during World War II; attending trade school in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art in Newark, New Jersey; attending the Skowhegan School in Maine; his first wife Daphne Mumford; sustaining two homes, one in New York City and another in Maine, and the difficulties in maintaining them; the influence of collage on his paintings; his "strip" paintings; the opening and closing of the Landmark Gallery; making his "projections," wherein he adheres objects to a painting's canvas; and the friends he made during his time running Landmark. Duback also mentions moving from North Waldoboro, Maine to St. George, Maine; moving again to Germantown, New York; finding living in New York difficult; divorcing Mumford; his second wife Phyllis; rising tax and insurance costs and what they mean to artists; and painting as a career. Duback recalls Bernard Langlais, Helen Langlais, Edward Dugmore, Alex Katz, Wes LaFountain, Red Grooms, George Ortman, Myron Stout, George McNeil, Dennis Pinette, John Grillo, Henry Varnum Poor, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles S. DuBack (1926-) is a painter of Tenants Harbor, Maine. Susan C. Larsen, interviewer, is an art historian in Tenants Harbor, Maine.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 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 administrators.
Occupation:
Painters -- Maine -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Collage  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.duback04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-duback04
Online Media:

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039336
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Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39337

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Whidden, Constance 1902- (possibly by)  Search this
Ortman, George 1926- (possibly by)  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039466
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39467

Blue Diamond? [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1961
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039591
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39592

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039594
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39595

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Whidden, Constance 1902- (possibly by)  Search this
Ortman, George 1926- (possibly by)  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039602
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39603

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039624
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39625

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039674
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39675

No Title Given: Abstract [construction] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039684
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39685

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039686
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39687

No Title Given: Abstract [construction] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039694
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39695

No Title Given: Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0039695
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_39696

Aton, (painting)

Painter:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas mounted on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery 1285 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo New York 14222 Accession Number: K64:28
Date:
1964
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 33660233
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466591

George Ortman: constructions, paintings, drawings. [Prepared by Suzanne Foley

Author:
Walker Art Center  Search this
Foley, Suzanne  Search this
Subject:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. illus. (part col.) port. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
1965]
Call number:
N40.1.O77 W17
N40.1.O77W17
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_71966

Ortman--recent constructions [exhibition, April, 1971]

Author:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Physical description:
[13] p. : ill., 2 mounted col. on inside back cover, port. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
Call number:
N6537.O77 I39
N6537.O77I39
N40.1.O77I3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_79128

Burgos, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington Street New Britain Connecticut 06052 Accession Number: 1980.113
Date:
1970
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAS 07130058
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296533

Crown of Life, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park 51 Sandy Pond Road Lincoln Massachusetts 01773 Accession Number: 1964.6
Date:
1961
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Allegory--Life  Search this
Control number:
IAS 21760018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_297997

Scorpio, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Ortman, George 1926-  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic, canvas, wood and Masonite
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smith, Hinchman and Grylls Associates 455 West Fort Street Detroit Michigan 48226
Date:
1970
Topic:
Emblem--Zodiac  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66220006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299365

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