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Allyn Cox at his desk

Photographer:
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Cox, Allyn  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)4172
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Allyn Cox papers, 1856-1982
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_4172
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Oral history interview with Jack Beal, 1968 March 27

Interviewee:
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Blackshear, Kathleen  Search this
Doyle, Tom  Search this
Giles, William  Search this
Kirby, Michael  Search this
Landsman, Stanley  Search this
Michod, Ivan  Search this
Michod, Susan A.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12182
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212000
AAA_collcode_beal68
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212000

Oral history interview with Jack Beal

Interviewee:
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988  Search this
Doyle, Tom  Search this
Giles, William, 1930-  Search this
Kirby, Michael  Search this
Landsman, Stanley, 1930-  Search this
Michod, Ivan  Search this
Michod, Susan A., 1945-  Search this
Extent:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 March 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jack Beal conducted 1968 March 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Beal speaks of his family background, southern artists, the Chicago Art Institute, studying with Kathleen Blackshear, the "Wells Street Group", the influence of Arshile Gorky and Chicago artists. He discusses refusing a scholarship to the Hans Hofmann School; the Cedar Bar; the New York art world; his wife, Sandra; painting with Ivan and Susan Michod and the "color" of color television. Beal comments on making a movie with Tom Doyle, William Giles, Michael Kirby, and Stanley Landsman; living off the land; and overcoming the "masterpiece complex."
Biographical / Historical:
Jack Beal (1931- 2013) was a painter from Oneonta, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 10 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:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.beal68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-beal68

Photographs of artists by Fred McDarrah

Photographer:
McDarrah, Fred W., 1926-2007  Search this
Names:
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Bluhm, Norman, 1921-1999  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Freckelton, Sondra  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010  Search this
Wilke, Hannah  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (photographic prints)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1976
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of Norman Bluhm, Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline, Willem De Kooning, Kenneth Noland, Hannah Wilke, Christo, and Jack and Sandra (Freckleton) Beal.
Biographical / Historical:
Fred W. McDarrah (1926-2007) is a photographer, New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1977 by Fred W. McDarrah.
Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.mcdafred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcdafred

Oral history interview with Walter Erlebacher

Interviewee:
Erlebacher, Walter, 1933-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Hunter, Anne S.  Search this
Names:
Pratt Institute. Art School  Search this
Beal, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Hesse, Eva, 1936-1970  Search this
Kostellow, Alexander, 1897-1954  Search this
Leslie, Alfred, 1927-  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Rigby, Ivan B.  Search this
Extent:
5 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
297 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1991 Jan. 19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Walter Erlebacher conducted 1991 Jan. 19, by Anne Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Erlebacher discusses his early years in Frankfurt, immigrating with his family to New York City in 1940; his education and early visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art; issues such as the Vietnam War and the resulting changes, multiculturalism; his interest in philosophy, Plato, mathematics and the golden section; his studies at Pratt, Alexander Kostellow and Ivan Rigby and the program they developed at Pratt; military service in Europe; returning to Pratt, his fellow students, and issues of representational art;
Eva Hesse; his shift to representational sculpture; his interest in anatomy which he taught himself and others in a private class; his friendship with other representational artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Alfred Leslie and Jack Beal; his use of mythology; Marcel Duchamp; exhibitions and his dislike of them; and a few major commissions including the Jesus in Philadelphia, the ARA commission, and the Jefferson Hospital commission he lost; Philadelphia as an art community and such controversies as the "Rocky" sculpture.
Biographical / Historical:
Walter Erlebacher (1933-1991) was a sculptor and instructor from Philadelphia, Pa.
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.
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Figurative art  Search this
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.erleba91
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-erleba91

Jack Beal : artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Beal, Jack 1931-2013  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000196
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_136947

Jack Beal

Author:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Allan Frumkin Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
[1975?]
Call number:
N6537.B365 A4 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_819579

Abstract expressionism and the new American realism : paintings by Jack Beal and Philip Pearlstein

Author:
Columbus Museum (Columbus, Ga.)  Search this
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip 1924-  Search this
Reker, Les 1951-  Search this
Adams, George  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip 1924-  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2001
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Realism in art  Search this
Call number:
ND237.B3 A4 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615433

Jack Beal; [catalog of] a loan exhibition of paintings by Jack Beal, organized by John Arthur, on display at the Virginia Museum from 19 November to 23 December 1973 [and] Boston University, School of Fine and Applied Arts, Art Gallery from 18 January to 17 February 1974

Author:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Arthur, John 1939-  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Boston University Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. illus. (part col.) 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Call number:
ND237.B3 A88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643894

Jack Beal : prints and related drawings / a traveling exhibition organized by: Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, October 2-November 27, 1977

Title:
Prints and related drawings
Author:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Wilfer, Joseph  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1977
C1977
Call number:
N6537.B365 A4 1977
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_681897

Jack Beal / Eric Shanes

Author:
Shanes, Eric  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993
Call number:
N40.1.B363 S5 1993
N40.1.B363S5 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_447751

Return of realism : part one : four from the Allan Frumkin Gallery: Jack Beal, Alfred Leslie, Willard Midgette, Philip Pearlstein [exhibition] October 1-November 5, 1978 / [Text by Charlotte Stokes]

Author:
Meadow Brook Art Gallery  Search this
Stokes, Charlotte  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Leslie, Alfred 1927-  Search this
Midgette, Willard 1937-1978  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip 1924-  Search this
Allan Frumkin Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1978
20th century
Topic:
Photo-realism  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND212.5.R4 M48
ND212.5.R4M48
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_122736

Jack Beal

Author:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Galerie Claude Bernard  Search this
Subject:
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
[36] p. illus. (part col.) 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Call number:
N40.1.B363 G2
N40.1.B363G2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_38176

Aspects of the figure : [exhibition] the Cleveland Museum of Art, July 10-September 1, 1974 / Jack Beal ... [et al.]

Author:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Beal, Jack 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1974
[1974]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Human figure in art  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .C55 1974X
ND212.C55 1974X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_80771

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