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Paula Gerard papers

Creator:
Gerard, Paula, 1907-1991  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Aubin, Barbara, 1928-2014  Search this
Bentley, Claude Ronald, 1915-  Search this
Berenson, Mary, 1864-  Search this
Garrett, Lillian  Search this
Gerard, Helen, 1861-1938  Search this
Olson, Douglas John, 1934-  Search this
Schwalb, Susan, 1944-  Search this
Extent:
7.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1885-1989
Scope and Contents:
Resumes, correspondence with Barbara Aubin, Mary Berenson, Claude Bentley, Lillian Garrett, Douglas Olson, Susan Schwalb and others, 1910-1989; art works, including many loose sketches, sketchbooks and Christmas cards from friends; untitled sound recording; clippings, exhibition catalogs; blank postcards; a scrapbook on Gerard's exhibitions, 1930-1979; travel diaries, 1918-1938; writings on and by Gerard; and teaching and class notes. Also included are 0.4 ft. of the papers of Paula's mother, Helen Gerard, including correspondence and writings, 1885-1935.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, printmaker, teacher; Chicago, Ill. Born in Italy to writer Helen Gerard, Italian representative to the American Federation of Art and contributor to the American Magazine of Art, International Studio and other art publications. Paula began her study of art in Italy and continued in the U.S. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee and at the Midway Studios at the University of Chicago.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Paula Gerard Renison.
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:
Graphic artists -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Women artists -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.gerapaul
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gerapaul

Laurel Gallery records

Creator:
Laurel Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965  Search this
Bentley, Claude Ronald, 1915-  Search this
Brandt, Grace Borgenicht, 1915-2001  Search this
Constant, George  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram, 1913-2003  Search this
Lenson, Michael, 1903-1971  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Pytlak, Leonard, 1910-  Search this
Tourtelot, Madeline  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1946-1952
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Gallery director Chris Ritter and co-director, Grace Borgenicht; biographical and autobiographical writiings of Milton Avery, Gabor Peterdi, and Leonard Pytlak; financial records and account books, 1946-1951; exhibition materials, scrapbook of clippings; photographs of works of art by Claude Bentley, George Constant, Ibram Lassaw, Michael Lenson, Walter Pach, Madeline Tourtelot and Jimmy Ernst; and miscellaneous papers.
Biographical / Historical:
The Laurel Gallery was founded in New York City in 1946 at 108 East 57th Street and was an active supporter of the contemporary American art.
Provenance:
The donor, Chris Ritter, was director of Laurel Gallery and a painter. He occasionally exhibited in the Laurel Gallery along with a number of other well known contemporary artists.
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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.laurgall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-laurgall

On or off the wall : an international selection of tapestries and carpets, 1920s-1970s

Author:
Lurçat, Jean 1892-1966  Search this
Murao, Ayako 1915-1999  Search this
Arp, Jean 1887-1966  Search this
Vasarely, Victor 1906-1997  Search this
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight) 1890-1954  Search this
Morris, George L. K. 1905-1975  Search this
Badin, Liliane 1929-  Search this
Bentley, Claude Ronald 1915-1990  Search this
Noland, Kenneth 1924-2010  Search this
Copley, Alfred L  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Subject:
Lurçat, Jean 1892-1966  Search this
Murao, Ayako 1915-1999  Search this
Arp, Jean 1887-1966  Search this
Vasarely, Victor 1906-1997  Search this
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight) 1890-1954  Search this
Morris, George L. K. 1905-1975  Search this
Badin, Liliane 1929-  Search this
Bentley, Claude 1915-1990  Search this
Noland, Kenneth 1924-2010  Search this
Copley, Alfred L  Search this
Physical description:
15 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogues
Date:
2003
20th century
Topic:
Tapestry--History  Search this
Rugs--History  Search this
Call number:
NK3007.85 .O5 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_917846

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