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Gene Owens papers, 1960-1980

Creator:
Owens, Gene, 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9216
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211411
AAA_collcode_owengene
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211411

Records relating to art commissions, 1954-1968

Creator:
First National Bank of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Fearing, Kelly  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Reeder, Dickson  Search this
Utter, Bror  Search this
Topic:
Art commissions -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5947
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208789
AAA_collcode_firsnati
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208789

Fort Worth National Bank records, 1971-1978

Creator:
First National Bank of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8909
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211094
AAA_collcode_fortwort
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211094

Fort Worth National Bank records

Creator:
First National Bank of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Tex.)  Search this
Names:
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Extent:
3 microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1971-1978
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, and receipts.
Files regarding compiling an art collection for the new bank building, including Alexander Calder's "Eagle." Files contain correspondence, art committee reports, photographs of Calder's work, dedication ceremony speeches, catalogs, clippings and biographical material.
Art collection acquisition files containing clippings, press releases, receipts, and photographs of Calder's "Eagle" installation.
Biographical / Historical:
Fort Worth National Bank (founded 1873) formed an art collection for its new building in Fort Worth, Texas.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1980, by Lewis H. Bond, Chairman of the Board of Texas American Bankshares, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Bankers -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fortwort
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fortwort

Records relating to art commissions

Creator:
First National Bank of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Tex.)  Search this
Names:
Fearing, Kelly  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Reeder, Dickson, 1912-1970  Search this
Utter, Bror, 1913-1993  Search this
Extent:
128 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1968
Scope and Contents:
A file containing correspondence, photographs and publicity material relating to the Isamu Noguchi sculpture commissioned for the bank's plaza; a file of publicity material about the bank's commissioning Christmas paintings from Texas artists, including Kelly Fearing and Dickson Reeder; and a scrapbook of clippings on the Bror Utter paintings commissioned by First National Bank.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1980, by the First National Bank of Fort Worth, via Gordon Crow, Vice President of the bank, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Bankers -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Topic:
Art commissions -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.firsnati
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-firsnati

Gene Owens papers

Creator:
Owens, Gene, 1931-  Search this
Names:
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Extent:
139 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1960-1980
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, 1962-1974, primarily with Isamu Noguchi, who was aided by Owens on sculpture projects; several poems by Owens; newspaper articles on art by Owens; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; a photograph of Owens; and photographs of works of art, 1965-1980.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Fort Worth, Tex.
Provenance:
Material lent and donated 1980 by Gene Owens.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.owengene
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-owengene

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