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Robert Dennis Reid papers

Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Names:
ADI Gallery  Search this
Fairweather Hardin Gallery  Search this
Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris, France)  Search this
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
Rose Fried Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery  Search this
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1961-1977
Summary:
This small collection of papers of African American artist and educator Robert Dennis Reid consists primarily of correspondence (75 items), and scattered exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs and slides of Reid's artwork. There is also one photograph of Reid. Within the correspondence are six letters from Romare Bearden.
Scope and Content Note:
This small collection of papers of African-American painter and fine arts professor Robert Dennis Reid consists of a resume, 75 letters to and from Reid, scattered exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs and slides of Reid's artwork. There is also one photograph of Reid. Within the correspondence are six letters from Romare Bearden, as well as correspondence with Grand Central Modern Gallery, Grand Central Galleries, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, Fairweather Hardin Gallery (Chicago), Rose Fried Gallery, Galerie Darthea Speyer (Paris), Benson Gallery, ADI Gallery, Inc. (San Francisco, Calif.), and the Young Gallery (Calif.).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 4 series:

Series 1: Biographical Information, circa 1960s (Box 1; 1 item)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1960s-1970s (Box 1; 75 items)

Series 3: Printed Material, circa 1961-1975 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 4: Photographs and Slides, 1964-1977 (Box 1; 2 folders)
Biographical Note:
African American painter and fine arts professor Robert Dennis Reid was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1924. He studied at Clark College in Atlanta from 1941-1943 and continued his art education at the Art Institute of Chicago. Later, Reid studied at the Parsons New School of Design in New York City.

Throughout his career, Reid exhibitied at Grand Central Art Gallery in New York City, the UCLA Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. In addition, the 1st World Festival of Negro Artists in Dakar, Senegal (1965) featured Reid's work. Reid held positions as a professor of painting and drawing at the Summit Art Center in New Jersey and the Rhode Island School of Design. He also exhibited with the U.S. State Department in the "Arts in the American Embassies" program. To supplement his income, Reid worked for the United States Post Office in the evenings. Robert Dennis Reid died in 2002.
Provenance:
Robert Dennis Reid donated his papers to the Archives of American Art on November 4, 1974.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid 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.
Occupation:
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.reidrobd
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-reidrobd

Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971

Creator:
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Subject:
Cavallon, Giorgio  Search this
Snelson, Kenneth  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Le Prat, Thérèse  Search this
Soulages, Pierre  Search this
Hartl, Léon  Search this
Venet, Bernar  Search this
Stern, Philippe  Search this
Bauermeister, Mary  Search this
Hamilton, George Heard  Search this
Wilson, Jane  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Zuka  Search this
Lamb, Alberto Cifolelli  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy  Search this
Sandberg, H.  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel  Search this
Damisch, Hubert  Search this
Manso, Leo  Search this
Bissière, Roger  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Smith, Leon Polk  Search this
Nesbitt, Lowell  Search this
Miles, Jeanne Patterson  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Tuttle, Richard  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Huyghe, René  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Lam, Jennett  Search this
Novak, Giora  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Candell, Victor  Search this
Watts, Robert M.  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Sarkis  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Boxer, Stanley  Search this
Adler, Samuel  Search this
Balzac  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Drude, Helene  Search this
Geoffrey, J. Iqbal  Search this
Hamilton, Richard  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Bachet, F.  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Cooke, Kathleen McKeith  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Chryssa  Search this
Ekstrom, Arne H.  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Norotzky, Norman  Search this
Fine, Albert M.  Search this
Hopkins, Budd  Search this
Hultberg, John  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Reid, Robert Dennis  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Ortman, George Earl  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Campbell, Kenneth  Search this
Natkin, Robert  Search this
Bearden, Romare  Search this
Karp, Ivan C.  Search this
Nevelson, Mike  Search this
Kanovitz, Howard  Search this
Levee, John H.  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S.  Search this
Lindner, Richard  Search this
Gillet, R. G.  Search this
Escobar, Maria Sol  Search this
Guerrero, José  Search this
Steinberg, Hedda  Search this
Picabia, Gabrielle  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Pfriem, Bernard A.  Search this
Kaupelis, Robert  Search this
Landsman, Stanley  Search this
Deem, George  Search this
Twiggs, Russell  Search this
Vollmer, Ruth Landshoff  Search this
Vieira da Silva  Search this
Pavlowsky, Jacqueline  Search this
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Lund, David  Search this
Day, John  Search this
Cunningham, Ben  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Reinhardt, Adolph Dietrich Friedrich  Search this
New York University  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
Le Point Cardinal (Gallery)  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Artists  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Painters  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9702
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211935
AAA_collcode_robecoli
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211935
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#2 Descending

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
oil and graphite on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 52 3/4 × 44 1/2 × 1 5/16 in. (134 × 113 × 3.4 cm)
Type:
painting
Date:
1969
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0006
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8a82dad5f-8f72-4c48-9b84-199a816847f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0006
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The Work

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
oil, acrylic, and collage on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 19 5/16 × 25 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (49 × 64.7 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
painting
Date:
1961
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0010
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl869e5d267-d9f3-47b0-9603-4df1b3830090
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0010

Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977

Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Subject:
Bearden, Romare  Search this
Rose Fried Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
Grand Central Moderns (Gallery)  Search this
University of Notre Dame.Art Gallery  Search this
Galerie Darthea Speyer  Search this
ADI Gallery  Search this
Fairweather Hardin Gallery  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8399
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210573
AAA_collcode_reidrobd
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210573
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Blue and Grey Abstract

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
16 13/16 × 22 1/16 in. (42.7 × 56 cm)
Type:
watercolor
Date:
1960s
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8b1ef210b-7d1c-4f16-8098-2745a0821117
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0001
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Green and Grey Abstract

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
22 1/8 × 16 3/4 in. (56.2 × 42.6 cm)
Type:
watercolor
Date:
1960s
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl844caaf11-e99d-4fc7-9c3c-8893e9fa7571
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0002
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Pink Abstract Featuring the Letter E

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
16 15/16 × 12 5/16 in. (43 × 31.3 cm)
Type:
watercolor
Date:
1960s
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8753bf95c-9082-4973-b3ff-a05992acd256
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0003
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Landscape with Houses

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
oil and mixed media on linen
Dimensions:
Frame: 45 9/16 × 49 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (115.7 × 126 × 5.8 cm)
Type:
painting
Date:
1968
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl867d8646d-3dab-4b77-94d1-f2988b249250
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0008
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Orange, blue, and gray abstract watercolor

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
22 5/16 × 16 15/16 in. (56.6 × 43 cm)
Type:
watercolor
Date:
1976
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0009
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl886dbbfac-3286-4988-8ebc-455dbeacffc3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0009
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Figures on the Beach

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
28 5/16 × 22 1/4 in. (71.9 × 56.5 cm)
Type:
watercolor
Date:
1977
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0011
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8950e9e7d-3178-4daf-8e1f-bc9363b5eb2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0011

Robert Reid's Sketchbook

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
printed paper on cardboard, watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
6 3/16 × 76 3/8 × 13/16 in. (15.7 × 194 × 2 cm)
closed: 6 3/16 × 3 7/16 × 9/16 in. (15.7 × 8.8 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
sketchbook
Accession Number:
2002.0005.0013
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8f30421f1-ac0a-44db-a859-49ed5ae5bf0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0005.0013

North Win X, O Games

Artist:
Robert Dennis Reid  Search this
Medium:
oil and collage on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 19 1/2 × 23 9/16 × 1 3/8 in. (49.5 × 59.8 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
painting
Accession Number:
2002.0002.0007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8b6a06450-47bd-482a-a7b8-0214a6c96fa2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2002.0002.0007

Interview with Robert Reid

Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1970
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10832
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Colette Roberts papers and interviews with artists, 1918-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10832

Robert Dennis Reid

Photographer:
Brummer, Robert  Search this
Subject:
Reid, Robert Dennis  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1973
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9971
See more items in:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9971
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Resume

Collection Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid 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:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Robert Dennis Reid papers
Robert Dennis Reid papers / Series 1: Biographical Information
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-reidrobd-ref13

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1965-1976
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid 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:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Robert Dennis Reid papers
Robert Dennis Reid papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-reidrobd-ref16

Clippings

Collection Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1975, circa 1960s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid 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:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Robert Dennis Reid papers
Robert Dennis Reid papers / Series 3: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-reidrobd-ref20

Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs

Collection Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1975, circa 1960s-1970s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid 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:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Robert Dennis Reid papers
Robert Dennis Reid papers / Series 3: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-reidrobd-ref21

Exhibition Press Releases

Collection Creator:
Reid, Robert Dennis, 1924-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964, 1971, 1974
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Robert Dennis Reid 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:
Robert Dennis Reid papers, 1961-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Robert Dennis Reid papers
Robert Dennis Reid papers / Series 3: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-reidrobd-ref22

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