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E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers, 1814-1996, bulk 1921-1996

Creator:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Richardson, Constance Coleman, 1905-2002  Search this
Subject:
Rutledge, Anna Wells  Search this
Simper, Fred  Search this
McDermott, John Francis  Search this
Speck, Walter  Search this
Stevens, William B.  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M.  Search this
Castano, Giovanni  Search this
Soria, Regina  Search this
Lynes, Russell  Search this
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor)  Search this
Hardy, Jeremiah Pearson  Search this
Pleasants, J. Hall (Jacob Hall)  Search this
Garrison, Eve Josephson  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Allston, Washington  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward)  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon)  Search this
Morse, John D.  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon)  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Bostick, William A.  Search this
Jungwirth, Irene G. (Irene Gayas)  Search this
Oliver, Andrew  Search this
Simpson, Corelli C. W.  Search this
Andrews, Wayne  Search this
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold  Search this
Middeldorf, Ulrich Alexander  Search this
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David)  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur)  Search this
Sellers, Charles Coleman  Search this
Heil, Walter  Search this
Lee-Smith, Hughie  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Moser, Liselotte  Search this
Flexner, James Thomas  Search this
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill)  Search this
Cohn, Harold  Search this
Aram, Siegfried F.  Search this
Mast, Gerald  Search this
Krentzin, Earl  Search this
Groce, George C.  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach)  Search this
Wedda, John  Search this
Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks)  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Rockefeller, John D.  Search this
Copeland, Lammot du Pont  Search this
Freeman, Michael W.  Search this
Allen, Joseph  Search this
Peale family  Search this
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Historical Society of Pennsylvania  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Manuscripts
Interviews
Diaries
Transcripts
Sketches
Lectures
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Citation:
E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers, 1814-1996, bulk 1921-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Romanticism  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10104
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212990
AAA_collcode_richedga
Theme:
Diaries
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212990
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Aaron Douglas papers

Creator:
Douglas, Aaron  Search this
Names:
Fisk University. Art Dept  Search this
Extent:
4 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Date:
1921-1973
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter, muralist, and illustrator Aaron Douglas primarily concern Douglas' years at Fisk University, the development of the art department, and the management of the Stieglitz art collection. The collection consists of biographical material; correspondence; artwork including prints, drawings, and sketchbooks; and teaching material including drafts of lectures and teaching notes. Also included are printed material such as exhibition catalogs and clippings; reports and printed material concerning the Sigma Pi Phi fraternity; and photographs of Douglas and his works of art.

Among the correspondents are Charles Alston, Claude Clark, John Cowles, William Dawson, Jeff Donaldson, Cedric Dover, David Driskell, Mary Beattie Brady of the Harmon Foundation, John Davis Hatch, William C. Haygood of the Julius Rosenwald Fund, and Walter Pach.
Arrangement:
Collection was microfilmed in the order as received from Fisk University.
Biographical / Historical:
Aaron Douglas (1899-1979) was an African American painter, muralist, and illustrator in Nashville, Tennessee. He is commonly regarded as a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. In 1937 Charles S. Johnson, the first African American president of Fisk University, invited Douglas to develop the university's art department. He served as the department head until his retirement in 1966.
Related Materials:
Fisk University Special Collections holds the Aaron Douglas collection, 1921-1973 and the Aaron Douglas Collection Addendum, 1937-1974. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library holds the Aaron Douglas papers, 1924-1939.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1991 by Special Collections Department, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Educators -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Illustrators -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Muralists -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Painters -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
African American educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.dougaaro
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9186ead1e-3e0d-49d6-92bd-550d6f37f7d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dougaaro

Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1995

Creator:
Smith, Hassel Wendell, 1915-2007  Search this
Subject:
Fitz Gibbon, John  Search this
Emmerich, André  Search this
Gimpel, Charles  Search this
Still, Patricia  Search this
Thiebaud, Wayne  Search this
Swanson, Kathryn  Search this
Wollard, Robert  Search this
Butterfield, Jan  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Bischoff, Elmer  Search this
Anglim, Paule  Search this
Gimpel Fils  Search this
New Arts (Art gallery)  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sketches
Transcripts
Christmas cards
Photographs
Citation:
Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Educators -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Art -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5714
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208552
AAA_collcode_smithass
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208552
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Joshua Charles Taylor papers, 1931-1982

Creator:
Taylor, Joshua C. (Joshua Charles),, 1917-1981  Search this
Subject:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Citation:
Joshua Charles Taylor papers, 1931-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5876
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208716
AAA_collcode_tayljosh
Theme:
Diaries
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208716

William Merritt Chase papers, circa 1890-1964

Creator:
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Subject:
De Voll, F. Usher  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Shinnecock Summer School of Art  Search this
Art Club of Philadelphia  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Citation:
William Merritt Chase papers, circa 1890-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7388
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209545
AAA_collcode_chaswill
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209545
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John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995

Creator:
Hatch, John Davis, 1907-1996  Search this
Subject:
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Browne, Henry Kirke  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar  Search this
Clark, Ezra  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth  Search this
Cropsey, Jasper Francis  Search this
Cranch, John  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Granger, C. H.  Search this
Guy, Seymour J.  Search this
Harvey, George W.  Search this
Hatch, Olivia Stokes  Search this
Henry, Edward Lamson  Search this
Inman, Henry  Search this
McNeill, Lloyd  Search this
Scott, Julian  Search this
Trumbull, John  Search this
Vanderlyn, John  Search this
University of Oregon  Search this
St. John's College (Annapolis, Md.)  Search this
Type:
Essays
Reviews (documents)
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Notes
Lectures
Sketches
Citation:
John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Drawing, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7681
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209844
AAA_collcode_hatcjohn
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209844
Online Media:

Edmund Greacen papers, 1987-1972, bulk 1905-1949

Creator:
Greacen, Edmund W., 1876-1949  Search this
Subject:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Etchings
Photographs
Sketches
Citation:
Edmund Greacen papers, 1987-1972, bulk 1905-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8252
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210423
AAA_collcode_greaedmu
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210423
Online Media:

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture records, 1945-2013

Creator:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Subject:
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene)  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Gonzalez, Xavier  Search this
Cummings, Willard Warren  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture records, 1945-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Art instruction and services  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9409
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211607
AAA_collcode_skowscho
Theme:
Art instruction and services
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211607
Online Media:

John Neagle papers, 1817-1865

Creator:
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Subject:
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Citation:
John Neagle papers, 1817-1865. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Landscape painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9817
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212274
AAA_collcode_neagjohn
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212274

Sketches from the collection of the Thomas Gilcrease Institute, [undated] and 1841-1918

Creator:
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art  Search this
Subject:
Baker, J.  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert  Search this
Brewerton, George Douglas  Search this
Browne, J. Ross (John Ross)  Search this
Burbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer)  Search this
Corbaux, Louisa  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr  Search this
Drayton, Joseph  Search this
Gunter, John  Search this
Kern, Edward Meyer  Search this
Moore, J.T. (Joseph Thoits)  Search this
Reedy, Leonard H.  Search this
Agate, Alfred T.  Search this
Atkinson, W. L.  Search this
Citation:
Sketches from the collection of the Thomas Gilcrease Institute, [undated] and 1841-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Oklahoma  Search this
Theme:
Art organizations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10039
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212861
AAA_collcode_thomgilc2
Theme:
Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212861

Gibbs Milliken papers, 1961-1982

Creator:
Milliken, Gibbs, 1935-  Search this
Citation:
Gibbs Milliken papers, 1961-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Texas -- Austin  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10086
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212958
AAA_collcode_millgibb
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212958

Evaline C. Sellors papers, 1915-1980

Creator:
Sellors, Evaline C., 1903-1995  Search this
Citation:
Evaline C. Sellors papers, 1915-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Texas  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women ceramicists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10552
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214026
AAA_collcode_selleval
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214026

Howard Warshaw interview, 1974 Jan. 17-Mar. 28

Creator:
Warshaw, Howard, 1920-1977  Search this
Ferrer, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Berman, Eugene  Search this
Lebrun, Rico  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Howard Warshaw interview, 1974 Jan. 17-Mar. 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- California -- Santa Barbara -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11524
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214204
AAA_collcode_warshowa2
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214204

Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish, [ca. 1960]

Creator:
Spinney, Frank  Search this
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966  Search this
Subject:
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Grimes, Frances  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish, [ca. 1960]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- New Hampshire -- Cornish  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10644
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214220
AAA_collcode_spinfran
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214220

Aaron Douglas papers, 1921-1973

Creator:
Douglas, Aaron, 1899-1979  Search this
Subject:
Fisk University. Art Dept  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Citation:
Aaron Douglas papers, 1921-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
African American educators  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10795
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214482
AAA_collcode_dougaaro
Theme:
African American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214482

From reliable sources : [videorecording] : the Archives of American Art / director, Robert Pierce, 1985

Subject:
Rickey, George  Search this
Pierce, Robert  Search this
Quinnette, Jean  Search this
Johnson, Paul  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Robert Pierce/Films, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
From reliable sources : [videorecording] : the Archives of American Art / director, Robert Pierce, 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Art organizations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21756
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214753
AAA_collcode_archiv98
Theme:
Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214753

For the record [motion picture] / presenter, Archives of American Art ; director, James Slayden; narrator, Brian O'Doherty, [ca. 1960]

Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Subject:
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Citation:
For the record [motion picture] / presenter, Archives of American Art ; director, James Slayden; narrator, Brian O'Doherty, [ca. 1960]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Art organizations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21882
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215592
AAA_collcode_archiv100
Theme:
Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215592

Melinda Wortz papers, 1958-1992

Creator:
Wortz, Melinda, 1940-2002  Search this
Subject:
Eversley, Frederick  Search this
Taylor, Elizabeth  Search this
Livkin, Rena  Search this
Turrell, James  Search this
Tivey, Hap  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
DeLap, Tony  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Christo  Search this
Dine, Jim  Search this
McCafferty, Jay David  Search this
Sonneman, Eve  Search this
Ox, Jack  Search this
Todd, Liza  Search this
Marck, Marc van der  Search this
Rinke, Klaus  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Valentine, De Wain  Search this
Kauffman, Craig  Search this
Zaimo, Stephen  Search this
Small, Rena  Search this
Warner, Elsa  Search this
Bell, Larry  Search this
Moses, Ed  Search this
Lodato, Peter  Search this
Wiener, Nina  Search this
Schwartz, Beth Ames  Search this
Barber, Daniel  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Harding, Bill  Search this
Marchesi, Cork  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
University of California, Irvine. Fine Arts Gallery  Search this
University of California, Irvine. Department of Studo Art  Search this
University of California, Irvine  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Travel diaries
Place:
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Soviet Union -- description and travel
Citation:
Melinda Wortz papers, 1958-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6475
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215662
AAA_collcode_wortmeli
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215662
Online Media:

Ruth Bowman papers, 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999

Creator:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Lassaw, Ibram  Search this
Holtzman, Harry  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Bengelsdorf, Rosalind  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Diller, Burgoyne  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Morris, George L. K.  Search this
McNeil, George  Search this
Mason, Alice Trumbull  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques  Search this
Levine, Les  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock  Search this
MacDonald, Duncan (Broadcaster)  Search this
Wilfred, Thomas  Search this
Sloan, Helen Farr  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
New York University  Search this
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Newark Museum  Search this
KUSC (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Craft and Folk Art Museum  Search this
Long Beach Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
Canadian Museums Association  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Scripts (documents)
Citation:
Ruth Bowman papers, 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art, American -- 20th century  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11586
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249278
AAA_collcode_bowmruth2
Theme:
Women
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_249278
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Dennis Adrian

Interviewee:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silverman, Lanny  Search this
Names:
Akron Art Museum  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
New York University  Search this
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
University of Chicago -- Students  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Achilles, Rolf  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence, 1926-1990  Search this
Anderson, Jeremy, 1921-1982  Search this
Artner, Alan G.  Search this
Barnes, Robert, 1934-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Botticelli, Sandro, 1444 or 1445-1510  Search this
Brown, Roger, 1941-1997  Search this
Carlson, Victor I.  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008  Search this
Coplans, John  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Dubuffet  Search this
Florsheim, Lillian H.  Search this
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Hanson, Philip, 1943-  Search this
Hoffman, Rhona, 1934-  Search this
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983  Search this
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018  Search this
Leaf, June, 1929-  Search this
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Maxon, John, 1916-  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Newman, Muriel Kallis Steinberg  Search this
Nicholson, Natasha, 1945-  Search this
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Petlin, Irving, 1934-2018  Search this
Ramberg, Christina  Search this
Rossi, Barbara, 1940-  Search this
Schulze, Franz, 1927-2019  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009  Search this
Swinton, Tilda  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900  Search this
Wiles, Bertha Harris, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (4 hr., 18 min.), digital, wav)
173 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2015 October 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Dennis Adrian conducted 2015 October 8-9, by Lanny Silverman, for the Archives of American Art's Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project, at Adrian's home in Seaside, Oregon.
Adrian speaks of growing up in Astoria; traveling to Chicago and New York; Cannon Beach; aging and getting older; his origins; curators and curating; visual sensibilities; the Portland Public Library; opera; his parents, grandparents, and family; Finnish sensibility and humor; Portland Art Museum and classes for children; curator as voyeur; credit and accomplishments; hands on experiences; Artforum; art history; attending University of Chicago; homosexuality and coming out; looted European masterworks; Botticelli; exposure to real art; connoisseurship; collectors and collecting; a Robert Louis Stevenson letter; violin making; growing into yourself; Chicago; war; New York University; Frumkin Gallery; New York; the art world; Madison Art Center; Akron Art Museum; friendship and role models; Art Institute of Chicago; meeting Mies van der Rohe; meeting idols; education; Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Monster Roster; traveling; Chicago art politics; writing and critics; Eurocentric curators; Chicago as an undervalued city; Dog Day Afternoon; discovering art; New York sightings; and experiences running into artists. Adrian also recalls Roger Brown, Ruth Horwich, Gilda Buchbinder, Don Baum, Sherman Lee, Victor Carlson, Peter Voulkos, Lawrence Alloway, Rhona Hoffman, Allan Frumkin, June Leaf, Leon Golub, Jeremy Anderson, Robert Barnes, Tom Garver, Bruce Conner, Natasha Nicholson, H. C. Westermann, Franz Schulze, Bertha Harris Wiles, Muriel Newman, Aaron James Spire, Lillian Florsheim, John Maxon, Greg Knight, P.B. Maryan, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Sleigh, Nancy Spero, Irving Petlin, John Coplans, Alan Artner, Alice Shaddle, Phyllis Kind, Andy Warhol, Joseph Cornell, Tilda Swinton, Leo Castelli, Philip Guston, Dubuffet, Pussy Pepke, Bumpy Rogers, Barbara Rossi, Christina Ramberg, Philip Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Mark Jackson, Rolf Achilles, and Vito Acconci.
Biographical / Historical:
Dennis Adrian (1937- ) is an art critic, educator, and curator in Chicago, Illinois. Lanny Silverman (1947- ) is a curator at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois.
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:
Art critics -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art thefts -- Europe  Search this
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.adrian15
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a4b4e01e-5985-41e2-9eac-996bf9e8d51e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adrian15
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