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Don and Alice Baum Christmas card to Katharine Kuh

Creator:
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Kuh, Katharine, 1904-1994  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
19-- Dec. 22
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11219
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Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk 1930-1994
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11219
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Don Baum Christmas card to Kathleen Blackshear

Creator:
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
19--
Topic:
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Collage  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11317
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Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11317
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Radio program about Don Baum's assemblage houses

Creator:
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Strainchamps, Anne  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1988 October 12
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13159
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Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13159

Don Baum holiday card to Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears

Creator:
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Subject:
Spears, Ethel  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1922 and 1990
Topic:
Holidays  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13325
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Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13325

Jim Nutt letter to Don and Alice Baum

Creator:
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1969 May 1
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15058
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Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15058
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Karl Wirsum letter to Don Baum

Creator:
Wirsum, Karl, 1939-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Subject:
Wirsum, Karl  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1970
Topic:
Hairy Who (Group of artists)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18084
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Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18084
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Jim Nutt to Don Baum

Creator:
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1966 and 1990
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5714
See more items in:
Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5714
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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
Homosexuality  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.adrian15
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adrian15

Oral History interview with Miyoko Ito

Interviewee:
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting  Search this
Smith College  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Berdich, Vera, 1915-2003  Search this
Chapin, Francis, 1899-1965  Search this
Cohen, George, 1913-1980  Search this
Edmondson, Leonard, 1916-  Search this
Haley, John, 1905-1991  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Johnston, Ynez, 1920-  Search this
Kahn, Max, 1903-2005  Search this
Lanyon, Ellen  Search this
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999  Search this
Mitchell, Joan, 1926-1992  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Ryder, Worth, 1884-1960  Search this
Venturi, Lionello, 1885-1961  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files, digital, wav file)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978 July 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Miyoko Ito conducted 1978 July 20, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Ito discusses her family background; being in Japan at an early age, attending school and learning calligraphy; returning to California in 1928; excelling in drawing and painting; attending Berkeley High School; studying watercolor at Berkeley School of Water Color; studying under Erle Loran, Worth Ryder, John Haley; the influence of Hans Hofmann; being in internment camp (Camp Rann); attending Smith College, Northampton to study painting under instructor George Cohen; attending the Art Institue of Chicago and meeting Francis Chapin and Joan Mitchell; being influenced by Bonnard; moving into lithography at Oxbow; studying under Max Kahn; doing printmaking and etching; and participating in the Momentum Shows. Ito mentions Ynez Johnston, Leonard Edmondson, Lionel Venturi, Ellen Lanyon, Don Baum, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Vera Berdich.
Biographical / Historical:
Miyoko Ito (1918-1983) was a Japanese American painter based in Chicago, Illinois.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 tape reel (5 in.).
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 others.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Japanese American women artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American women artists  Search this
Japanese American painting  Search this
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ito78
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ito78

Sidney Lawrence interviews relating to Roger Brown

Creator:
Lawrence, Sidney, 1948-  Search this
Names:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Brown, Roger, 1941-1997  Search this
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018  Search this
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Extent:
13 Items (sound cassettes (5 transcripts))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents:
A collection of 5 interviews conducted by Sidney Lawrence used in research for the Roger Brown exhibition held at the Hirshhorn Museum in 1986. Interviewees include Roger Brown, Phyllis Kind, Dennis Adrian, Roy Yoshida, and Don Baum.
Biographical / Historical:
Sidney Lawrence was a curator; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Roger Brown is a Chicago painter.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Art critics -- Interviews  Search this
Art dealers -- Interviews  Search this
Art historians -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lawrsidn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lawrsidn

Don Baum papers

Creator:
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Brofsky, Miriam, 1929-  Search this
Davies, Glenn C.  Search this
Edgecomb, Gabrielle  Search this
Gallas, Hans  Search this
Hanson, Philip, 1943-  Search this
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983  Search this
Kim, Jin Soo, 1950-  Search this
Leaf, June, 1929-  Search this
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Taylor, Sue, 1949-  Search this
Warneke, Ken  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
circa 1940-2004
Scope and Contents:
Files on artwork by Baum, exhibition and loan files, photographs of artwork by others, personal correspondence, and an audio recording.
Files on Baum's artwork, organized chronologically, include photographs and slides of works, as well as titles, dates, locations if known, and occasional printed material and correspondence regarding loans or purchases. Exhibition and loan files are organized chronologically and include printed material and correspondence with the Betsy Rosenfeld Gallery, the Art Institute of Chicago and various Chicago Imagist group shows, among others. Other files include photographs and slides of artwork by other artists.
Personal correspondence includes letters and postcards from Baum's children, and his friends, most of them Chicago artists, including Miriam Brofsky, Glen Davies, Gabrielle Edgecomb, Hans Gallas, Phil Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Jin Soo Kim, June Leaf, Jim Nutt, Barbara Rossi, Darthea Speyer, Sue Taylor, Ken Warneke, Karl Wirsum and others. Many of the letters are illustrated or contain objects. Also included is a radio program about Baum's assemblage houses produced by Wisconsin Public Radio, 1988.
Biographical / Historical:
Don Baum (1922-2008) was a sculptor, assemblage artist, and curator in Chicago, Ill. Baum was considered part of the Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists.
Provenance:
Donated 1995 by Don Baum and in 2009 by Maria Baum, Don Baum's daughter.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Assemblage (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.baumdon
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baumdon

Oral history interview with Don Baum

Interviewee:
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Interviewer:
Prince, Sue Ann  Search this
Names:
Illinois Arts Council  Search this
Roosevelt University  Search this
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983  Search this
Leaf, June, 1929-  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording, analog)
108 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1986 January 31-May 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Don Baum conducted 1986 January 31 and May 13, by Sue Ann Kendall, for the Archives of American Art, in Chicago, Illinois.
Baum speaks about his childhood in Michigan; interests during his college years at Michigan State; classes at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; friendship with artists such as Miyoko Ito and Ethel Spears; the Institute of Design and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; faculty and classes at the University of Chicago; jam sessions at Gertrude Abercrombie's home; teaching at Roosevelt University; the influence of travel; June Leaf; Leon Golub; psychoanalysis and its influence on his work; collage; The Hyde Park Art Center; objects with a magical aura; writing and writers; dolls; the relationship of self to art; outsider art; transformation; Joseph Cornell; the Hairy Who artists; collectors; the Museum of Contemporary Art; the Illinois Arts Council; Chicago art and artists; and travel in Indonesia.
Biographical / Historical:
Don Baum (1922-2008) was a sculptor, assemblage artist, curator, and educator from Chicago, Illinois.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 23 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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:
Patrons must use transcript.
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Psychoanalysis and art  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Assemblage (Art)  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- Illinois -- Chicago
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.baum86
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baum86

Sue Taylor letters from Don Baum

Creator:
Taylor, Sue, 1949-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1990-2001
Scope and Contents:
Sue Taylor letters from sculptor, assemblage artist, and curator Don Baum (1922-2008) measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1990-2001. Included are approximately 40 letters and postcards from Baum to Taylor and printed material regarding Baum.
Biographical / Historical:
Sue Taylor is an art history professor at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon and was friends with Baum and studied his work.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Don Baum.
Provenance:
Donated 2017 by Sue Taylor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Assemblage artists -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.taylosue
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-taylosue

Oral history interview with Don Baum, 1986 January 31-May 13

Interviewee:
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Prince, Sue Ann  Search this
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Ito, Miyoko  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László  Search this
Spears, Ethel  Search this
Leaf, June  Search this
Abercrombie, Gertrude  Search this
Roosevelt University  Search this
Illinois Arts Council  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Psychoanalysis and art  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Assemblage (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12033
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214480
AAA_collcode_baum86
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214480
Online Media:

Sue Taylor letters from Don Baum, circa 1990-2001

Creator:
Taylor, Sue, 1949-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Subject:
Baum, Don  Search this
Topic:
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17495
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)389600
AAA_collcode_taylosue
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_389600

Don Baum papers, circa 1940-2004

Creator:
Baum, Don, 1922-2008  Search this
Subject:
Brofsky, Miriam  Search this
Davies, Glenn C.  Search this
Edgecomb, Gabrielle  Search this
Gallas, Hans  Search this
Hanson, Philip  Search this
Ito, Miyoko  Search this
Kim, Jin Soo  Search this
Leaf, June  Search this
Nutt, Jim  Search this
Taylor, Sue  Search this
Warneke, Ken  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Assemblage (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6592
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215896
AAA_collcode_baumdon
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215896

Don Baum : artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Baum, Don 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000188
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_136939

Chinatown, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Baum, Don 1922-2008  Search this
Medium:
Wood, crushed metal cans, and rulers
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1984.157.1
Date:
1980
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08580115
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_30920

Domus : September 3-November 13, 1988 / Don Baum ; organized by René Paul Barilleaux ; introductory essay by Sue Taylor

Author:
Baum, Don 1922-2008  Search this
Barilleaux, René Paul  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Baum, Don 1922-2008  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
NB237.B39A4 1988X
N40.1.B3398M2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_350655

Don Baum : A review of works from 1947-1981 / Hyde Park Art Center

Author:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Baum, Don 1922-2008  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1981
20th century
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.B39 A4 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640525

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