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Der blaue Reiter und das Münchner Völkerkundemuseum / Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde München ; [Herausgeberin, Elke Bujok]

Author:
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde München  Search this
Subject:
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde München  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Art  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Call number:
GN36.G32 M86 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_950583

Albert Bloch papers, 1873-2014

Creator:
Bloch, Albert, 1882-1961  Search this
Subject:
Kandinsky, Wassily  Search this
Fehl, Philipp P.  Search this
Bloch, Anna  Search this
Penney, James  Search this
Marc, Franz  Search this
Klinker, Emmy  Search this
Klee, Paul  Search this
Sudlow, Robert  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sketches
Citation:
Albert Bloch papers, 1873-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16245
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370481
AAA_collcode_blocalbe
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370481
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Photograph of Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) exhibition

Photographer:
Munter, Gabriele, 1877-1962  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1911 December
Citation:
Gabriele Munter. Photograph of Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) exhibition, 1911 December. Albert Bloch papers, 1873-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18505
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Albert Bloch papers, 1873-2014
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18505
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Albert Bloch papers

Creator:
Bloch, Albert  Search this
Names:
Bloch, Anna  Search this
Fehl, Philipp P.  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944  Search this
Klee, Paul, 1879-1940  Search this
Klinker, Emmy  Search this
Marc, Franz, 1880-1916  Search this
Penney, James, 1910-1982  Search this
Sudlow, Robert  Search this
Extent:
17.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Sketches
Date:
1873-2014
Summary:
The papers of painter and educator Albert Bloch measure 17.9 linear feet and date from 1873 to 2014. The collection documents his career as an artist and university professor in Lawrence, Kansas, as well as his time in Munich, Germany, as part of the Blue Rider group of German Expressionists. The collection includes biographical material, extensive personal and professional correspondence, writings, personal business records, exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and artwork. Throughout the collection are records maintained by his widow Anna Bloch on the exhibition, sale, and research of Bloch's work after his death.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter and educator Albert Bloch measure 17.9 linear feet and date from 1873 to 2014. The collection documents his career as an artist and university professor in Lawrence, Kansas, as well as his time in Munich, Germany, as part of the Blue Rider group of German Expressionists. The collection includes biographical material, extensive personal and professional correspondence, writings, personal business records, exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and artwork. Throughout the collection are records maintained by his widow Anna Bloch on the exhibition, sale, and research of Bloch's work after his death.

Biographical material includes vital records, passports, chronologies, biographical summaries, family history documents, and bibliography files compiled by Anna Bloch. Correspondence is with family, friends, artists, art historians, students, museums, galleries, publishers, magazines, and others, and includes letters of both a personal and professional nature. Of note is Albert Bloch's correspondence with artists Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Emmy Klinker, Franz Marc, Philipp Fehl, and his students James Penney and Robert Sudlow.

Writings include poetry, lectures, essays, notes, and Bloch's translations of the writings of Austrian writer Karl Kraus. Included are many drafts of his book of poetry, Ventures in Verse: Selected Pieces. Also found are love notes between Albert and Anna Bloch. Writings by others include a few notebooks and loose notes by Anna Bloch, essays and lectures about Bloch's artwork, and poetry.

Personal business records include lists of artworks, price lists, sales records, and ownership records, and more recent records concerning artwork conservation; agreements, and consignment records with art galleries and dealers; and artwork shipping records, all maintained by Anna Bloch. Exhibition files are not comprehensive, and primarily document retrospective exhibitions of Bloch's artwork occurring after his death. Of note are records, including a scrapbook, for a 1997 retrospective at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Printed material includes exhibition publications, news clippings, magazines, journals, and photocopies of Bloch's work for The Mirror. Photographs depict Bloch in his home, studio, and with family and friends. Also found are many photographs of family and friends, artwork by Bloch, Blue Rider exhibition photographs taken by artist Gabriele Münter, and two photograph album "Record Books" that contain annotated photographs of his painting during the period that he lived in Germany. A small amount of artwork includes sketches by Bloch.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 8 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1873-1990s (0.4 Linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1912-2013 (6.2 Linear feet; Boxes 1-7)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1920s-1990s (3.9 Linear feet; Boxes 7-11)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1914-2014 (0.6 Linear feet; Box 11)

Series 5: Exhibition Files, 1939-2000 (0.7 Linear feet; Box 12, 19)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1911-2006 (2 Linear feet; Boxes 12-14)

Series 7: Photographic Materials, circa 1882-2013 (4.1 Linear feet; Boxes 14-21)

Series 8: Artwork, circa 1930s-1950s (0.2 Linear feet; Box 17)
Biographical / Historical:
Albert Bloch (1882-1961) was a painter and educator in Lawrence, Kansas. From 1909 to 1921, he lived and worked in Germany, where he was associated with Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) group of European modernists.

Bloch was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and as a teenager attended the St. Louis School of Fine Arts. From 1905 to 1913, he contributed numerous caricatures, cartoons, covers, and articles to the satirical newspaper The Mirror. In 1905, he married Hortense Altheimer and they lived briefly in New York City before moving to the artists' district in Munich, Germany, thanks to the financial support of William Reedy, editor of The Mirror. By 1911 Bloch had befriended prominent members of the Neue Kunstlervereinigung Munchen (NKVM), including Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc. He joined them when they later seceded from the NKVM group to form Der Blaue Reiter. Bloch exhibited six paintings in the group's first exhibition in 1911-1912. Over the next few years, Bloch exhibited his works regularly, most notably at Der Sturm Gallery. He and his family remained in Germany throughout World War I, returning to the US in 1921.

Bloch worked briefly at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, and in 1923, settled in Lawrence, Kansas, accepting a faculty position at the University of Kansas. During this period he did not regularly exhibit his work and focused on teaching and writing. He corresponded with Austrian writer Karl Kraus, editor of Die Fackel, and began to translate Kraus' works into English. In the early 1930s, Bloch met Anna Francis at the University of Kansas and later she lived with the Bloch family, including Hortense and two sons, Bernard and Walter. After the death of his wife Hortense, Alfred married Anna in 1951. 1947, Bloch suffered a heart attack and retired from the University of Kansas. That same year a book of his poetry, Ventures in Verse: Selected Pieces, was published.

Bloch continued to paint and had a large retrospective of his work in 1955 at the University of Kansas Museum of Art. He died in December 1961 after a long illness.
Related Materials:
The Albert Bloch, the American Blue Rider Exhibition records, 1994-1997, are available at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 2015 by the Albert Bloch Foundation via Scott Heffley, president. Additonal letters from Anna Bloch donated 2017 by David Strauss, Albert Bloch's cousin.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Rights:
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.
Occupation:
Educators -- Kansas -- Lawrence  Search this
Painters -- Kansas -- Lawrence  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sketches
Citation:
Albert Bloch papers, 1873-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.blocalbe
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Albert Bloch papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9de19bb6e-6cde-48f6-9d3e-67fc9916e819
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blocalbe
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Phyllis Freeman research material on artists' manifestos, 1966-1997

Creator:
Freeman, Phyllis, 1929-1997  Search this
Subject:
Brücke (Artists' group)  Search this
Société Anonyme  Search this
American Abstract Artists  Search this
Citation:
Phyllis Freeman research material on artists' manifestos, 1966-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Mexico.  Search this
Die Brücke (Dresden)  Search this
Vorticism  Search this
Dadaism  Search this
Futurism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
De Stijl (Art movement)  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Constructivism (Art)  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Orphism (Art)  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6121
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216336
AAA_collcode_freephyl
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216336

Schoenberg, Kandinsky, and the Blue Rider / edited by Esther da Costa Meyer, Fred Wasserman ; with essays by Magdalena Dabrowski ... [et al.]

Author:
Meyer, Esther da Costa 1947-  Search this
Wasserman, Fred  Search this
Dabrowski, Magdalena  Search this
Rosenbaum, Joan  Search this
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944  Search this
Schoenberg, Arnold 1874-1951  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm. + 1 compact disc
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Art and music  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Call number:
ND195 .S34 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_747629

Schönberg, Kandinsky, Blaue Reiter und die Russische Avantgarde : die Kunst gehört den Unbewussten = art belongs to the unconscious : 9. März-28. Mai 2000 / [Herausgeber und für den Inhalt verantwortlich, Christian Meyer ; Redaktion und Lektorat, Therese Muxeneder und Iris Pfeiffer]

Title:
Kunst gehört den Unbewussten
Art belongs to the unconscious
Author:
Arnold Schönberg Center  Search this
Schoenberg, Arnold 1874-1951  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944  Search this
Meyer, Christian  Search this
Muxeneder, Therese  Search this
Pfeiffer, Iris  Search this
Gosudarstvennyĭ russkiĭ muzeĭ (Saint Petersburg, Russia)  Search this
Subject:
Schoenberg, Arnold 1874-1951  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944  Search this
Schoenberg, Arnold 1874-1951 Influence  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944 Influence  Search this
Arnold Schönberg Center  Search this
Physical description:
285 p. : ill. (many col.), music ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Europe
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Art and music  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Art, Russian  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_905008

Expressionistische Grüsse : Künstlerpostkarten der 'Brücke' und des 'Blauen Reiter' / herausgegeben von Magdalena M. Moeller ; mit Beiträgen von Ernst-Gerhard Güse, Andreas Hüneke, Magdalena M. Moeller

Author:
Moeller, Magdalena M  Search this
Güse, Ernst-Gerhard  Search this
Hüneke, Andreas  Search this
Brücke-Museum  Search this
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus München  Search this
Saarland-Museum Saarbrücken  Search this
Subject:
Brücke (Artists' group)  Search this
Physical description:
253 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Postcards  Search this
Call number:
N6868.5.E9 E9484 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_470790

Kandinsky and der Blaue Reiter / Annette and Luc Vezin ; [translation, Judith Hayward in association with First Edition Translations Ltd, Cambridge]

Author:
Vezin, Annette  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944  Search this
Vezin, Luc  Search this
Subject:
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Munich
Date:
1992
C1992
20th century
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Art, German  Search this
Art, German--Societies, etc  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.K16 V59 E1992
N40.1.K16V59 E1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_446706

Phyllis Freeman research material on artists' manifestos

Creator:
Freeman, Phyllis  Search this
Names:
American Abstract Artists  Search this
Brücke (Artists' group)  Search this
Société Anonyme  Search this
Extent:
10.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1997
Scope and Contents:
Research materials assembled by Phyllis Freeman, on the subject of 20th century artists' manifestos. Files include research correspondence, mss. drafts of the monograph (never published), "Manifestos in the Visual Arts: Programs and Movements Since 1900," and eight feet of subject files, covering movements and groups such as Abstract Expressionism, American Abstract Artists, Blaue Reiter, Die Brucke, Constructivism, Dadaism, Fluxus, Futurism, MA (Hungarian avant-garde), Mexican murals, Orphism, the Société Anonyme, De Stijl, and Vorticism.
Arrangement:
Arranged into five series: Series: I. Correspondence, II. Writings, III. Subject Files, IV. Projects, V. Printed Materials.
Biographical / Historical:
Phyllis Freeman (1929- 1997) was an art historian, writer and editor in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated in 1997 by Phyllis Freeman's cousin, Nancy Price Freedman, and her husband Morris Freedman.
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:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Mexico.  Search this
Die Brücke (Dresden)  Search this
Vorticism  Search this
Dadaism  Search this
Futurism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
De Stijl (Art movement)  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Constructivism (Art)  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Orphism (Art)  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.freephyl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90e244b51-5384-42c8-b415-6225cce378b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-freephyl

Der Blaue Reiter : Avantgarde und Volkskunst : Slg. Hertha Koenig / Jutta Hülsewig-Johnen (Hg.)

Author:
Hülsewig-Johnen, Jutta  Search this
Kunsthalle Bielefeld  Search this
Subject:
Koenig, Hertha 1884-1976 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
190 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Bielefeld
Date:
2003
Topic:
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Glass underpainting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781979

Der blaue Reiter. (Katalog.)

Author:
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus München  Search this
Holzinger, Hans  Search this
Subject:
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus München  Search this
Physical description:
167 p. illus. 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Germany
Date:
1970
20th century
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Painting, German  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_777864

Der Blaue Reiter. Hrsg. von Wassily Kandinsky und Franz Marc. Dokumentarische Neuausg. von Klaus Lankheit. Mit 160 Abbildungen

Author:
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944  Search this
Marc, Franz 1880-1916  Search this
Lankheit, Klaus  Search this
Physical description:
363 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
[1965]
Topic:
Art  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_771618

Der Blaue Reiter und sein Kreis : March 18 through May, 1977, Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York

Author:
Leonard Hutton Galleries  Search this
Physical description:
76 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1977
20th century
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Art, German  Search this
Call number:
N6868.5.E9 B512 1977
N6868.5.E9B512 1977
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_308845

The Blue Rider / Peter Vergo

Author:
Vergo, Peter  Search this
Physical description:
16 p., [24] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
1977
20th century
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Painting, German  Search this
Call number:
ND568.5.E9V47X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_363207

Der Blaue Reiter

Author:
Kunstmuseum Bern  Search this
Physical description:
298 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Call number:
N6868.5.E9 B48 1986
N6868.5.E9B48 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_321702

The Blue Rider in the Lenbachhaus, Munich / Helmut Friedel, Annegret Hoberg

Title:
Blue Rider
Author:
Friedel, Helmut  Search this
Hoberg, Annegret  Search this
Physical description:
371 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 31 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Germany
Munich
Date:
2013
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1027866

Der Blaue Reiter : [catalogue of an exhibition held from] December 7, 1954-January 8, 1955 [at the] Curt Valentin Gallery, New York

Author:
Curt Valentin Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1954
[1954?]
20th century
Topic:
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art, German  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6868.5.E9 B53 1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641641

Expressionistische Graphik : Aquarelle, Handzeichnungen und Druckgraphik von Künstlern der "Brücke" und des "Blauen Reiter" aus den Beständen der graphischen Sammlung der Staatlichen Galerie Moritzburg, Halle / [Zusammenstellung des Kataloges und wissenschaftliche Bearbeitung, Irma G. Weber]

Author:
Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg  Search this
Weber, Irma G  Search this
Subject:
Brücke (Artists' group)  Search this
Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg  Search this
Physical description:
78, [1] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 19 x 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1980
[1980]
Topic:
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Call number:
N6868.5.E9 S75 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_654157

The German expressionists and their contemporaries: 50 years of fantasy and frenzy

Author:
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Brücke (Artists' group)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) illus. (part col.) 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1969
1969]
Topic:
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists)  Search this
Call number:
N6868.5.E9 G4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_654026

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