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Beauford Delaney letter to Lawrence Calcagno, Paris

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1963 April 28
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16883
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Lawrence Calcagno papers, 1934-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16883

Beauford Delaney letter to Lawrence Calcagno, Paris

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1963 November 30
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16884
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Lawrence Calcagno papers, 1934-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16884

Beauford Delaney letter to Lawrence Calcgano, Paris

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1957 November 10
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16880
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Lawrence Calcagno papers, 1934-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16880
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Beauford Delaney letter to Lawrence Calcgano, Paris

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1958 October 13
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16881
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Lawrence Calcagno papers, 1934-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16881
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Beauford Delaney letter to Lawrence Calcgano, Paris

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1959 March 9
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16882
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Lawrence Calcagno papers, 1934-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16882
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Beauford Delaney, New York, N.Y. letter to Al Hirschfeld

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Hirschfeld, Al, 1903-2003  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1940 Sept. 3
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16885
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Al Hirschfeld papers, 1931-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16885

Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Subject:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme  Search this
Nagel, Charles  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13362
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)255128
AAA_collcode_delabeau
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_255128

Beauford Delaney, Paris, France letter to Lawrence Calcagno

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1953 December 22
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12156
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Lawrence Calcagno papers, 1934-1980
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12156
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Interview with Beauford Delaney

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Seeman, Joan French  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-1979  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
between 1973-1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16085
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Joan Seeman papers, 1973-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16085

Oral history interview with Herbert Gentry

Interviewee:
Gentry, Herbert, 1919-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Names:
Cobra (Association)  Search this
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
31 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1991 May 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Herbert Gentry conducted 1991 May 23, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Gentry recalls his childhood in Harlem; musicians he met and was influenced by, including Duke Ellington and Count Bassie; studies at New York University and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and L'Academie de la Grand Chaumiere under the G.I. Bill; his jazz club/gallery in Montparnasse; friendships with Romare Bearden and Beauford Delaney; early exhibitions; his marriages; identification with the artist's group COBRA; and studios in Sweden and New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Herbert Gentry (1919-2003) was a painter from New York, N.Y., and Malmo, Sweden. Gentry was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and moved to Harlem as a young child. After serving in WWII, he went to Paris to study painting. In 1948 he opened a club and gallery in Montparnasse that featured jazz and art. Gentry moved to Sweden in 1959 but kept his studio in Paris, and beginning in 1972, New York City.
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 administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art and music  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- France  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.gentry91
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98747d806-689c-4189-a757-930bffa577b4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gentry91
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Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel

Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-  Search this
Names:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Nagel, Charles, 1899-1992  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1967 February 16
Summary:
Found here is one letter to museum director Charles Nagel written by artist Beauford Delaney, dated February 16th, 1967. In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].
Scope and Contents:
Found here is one letter to museum director Charles Nagel written by artist Beauford Delaney, dated February 16th, 1967. In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Beauford Delaney (1901-1979) was an African American painter known for his association with the Harlem Renaissance and his works in abstract expressionism after his move to Paris in 1953. Charles Nagel, Jr. (1899-1922) was an architect and museum director.
Provenance:
Transferred in 2005 from Smithsonian American Art Museum. Provenance unknown.
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.
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:
Painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.delabeau
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Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99b928956-c698-4d69-9e92-de136bb20c47
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-delabeau

Letter

Collection Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder (Folder 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967 February 16
Scope and Contents:
Found ia a letter to Charles Nagel by Beauford Delaney dated February 16th,1967. In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].
Collection 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.
Collection 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
Identifier:
AAA.delabeau, Series 1
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Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw964451e98-e8e9-4316-be3e-85b303cf2c10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-delabeau-ref3

Letter from Beauford Delaney to Charles Nagel

Collection Creator:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967 February 16
Collection 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.
Collection 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
See more items in:
Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel
Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel / Series 1: Letter
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw920c66f22-d40d-4bc0-979c-ef53b0bc78b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-delabeau-ref4

Oral history interview with Shirley Jaffe

Interviewee:
Jaffe, Shirley, 1923-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art -- Students  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Phillips Collection  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Biala, Janice, 1904-2000  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978  Search this
Ford, Hermine  Search this
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994  Search this
Goldberg, Michael, 1924-2007  Search this
Mitchell, Joan, 1926-1992  Search this
Riopelle, Jean Paul  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Sound recording, master: 1 compact disc, 3 WMA files (4 hr., 28 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
94 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 Sept. 27-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Shirley Jaffe conducted 2010 Sept. 27 and 28, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Jaffe's studio, in Paris, France.
Jaffe speaks of living with her family in Elizabeth, NJ and Brooklyn, NY; attending Abraham Lincoln High School, Parsons School of Design, Brooklyn College, and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; visiting the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Non-Objective Art (now the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum), and The Museum of Modern Art; living on St. Mark's Place and in Brooklyn, NY ; her marriage in 1949 to Irving Jaffe; moving to Washington, DC and visiting The Philips Collection; moving to and adjusting to life in France; socializing with American artists in Paris, France; moving between New York and France; working and living in Berlin, Germany with a grant from the Ford Foundation; living independently in France; visiting the cathedrals and galleries in Italy; teaching undergraduate students; the evolution of her paintings and technique; her painting process and use of cellophane; painting on glass; murals; and her exhibitions and commissions. Jaffe also recalls Leon Friend, Morris Kantor, Pierre Bonnard, Karl Knaths, Max and Esther Gould, Jules Olitski, Michael Goldberg, Joan Mitchell, Beauford Delaney, Sam Francis, Janice Biala, Hermine Tworkov Ford, Edwin Dickinson, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Kimber Smith, Jean Fournier, Al Held, Haywood Bill Rivers, Milton Glaser, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Shirley Jaffe (1923-2016) was an abstract painter and sculptor in Paris, France. Avis Berman (1949- ) is a scholar in New York, N.Y.
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.
Rights:
Transcript: Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from Jerome Sternstein. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Sculptors -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art dealers -- France -- Paris  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painting -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jaffe10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9edb9d6d9-1775-4e7a-987d-adae36dc4a6e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jaffe10

Lawrence Calcagno papers

Creator:
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Names:
Gallery of Modern Art (Scottsdale, Ariz.)  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
McRoberts and Tunnard Limited  Search this
Museo de Arte Moderno  Search this
New Arts (Art gallery)  Search this
Tirca Karlis Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Yaddo (Artist's colony)  Search this
Zuni Gallery (Buffalo, N.Y.)  Search this
Boggs, Charles  Search this
Brewer, Richard J.  Search this
Cohen, Adele  Search this
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-  Search this
Einhorn, Marilyn  Search this
Foshee, Rufus  Search this
Gutierrez, Alberto, 1935-  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Obermer, Nesta  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Solomon, Hyde, 1911-  Search this
Spohn, Clay Edgar, 1898-1977  Search this
Extent:
2.4 Linear feet (ca. 4500 items (partially microfilmed on 7 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1980
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; sketches; notes and writings; calendars; teaching materials; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
REELS N70-3-N70-4: Biographical data; a photograph of Calcagno; notes and writings; sketches; writings about Calcagno; a list of his paintings; correspondence with galleries, museums, universities, art organizations, friends and colleagues; teaching material; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
REELS N70-43-N70-45: Letters to Calcagno's family, written from Madrid, Florence, Rome and Paris; correspondence with galleries, museums, art organizations, friends, artists, and buyers, including Charles Boggs, Richard Brewer, Adele Cohen, Beauford Delaney, Marilyn Einhorn, Rufus Foshee, Calcagno's sister Virginia Gibson, Alberto Gutierrez, Martha Jackson, Nesta Obermer, Mark Rothko (one letter), Clay Spohn, Hyde Solomon, Yaddo and others; an annotated calendar, 1969; and financial material.
REELS N69-120-N69-121: Correspondence with galleries, museums, artists, art organizations and friends, including: The Gallery of Modern Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Martha Jackson Gallery, Tirca Karlis Gallery, McRoberts and Tunnard, Ltd, London, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogata, Columbia, The New Arts Gallery, Houston, Texas, Zuni Gallery, Buffalo, New York, and others; exhibition catalogs and correspondence regarding their publication.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data; correspondence with galleries, universities, museums, friends and others; writings and notes; annotated calendars; teaching notebooks; exhibition catalogs, announcements; press releases and invitations; price lists; photographs of Calcagno, his family, studios, and paintings, some which are now destroyed; and slides of paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y. Died 1993.
Provenance:
Material on reels N70-43-N70-45 and unfilmed material donated 1970-1980 by Lawrence Calcagno. Material on reels N70-3-N70-4 and N69-120-N69-121 lent 1969 for microfilming by Lawrence Calcagno.
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.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- United States
Identifier:
AAA.calclawr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98906bfcd-4cec-4b31-95a1-0541bb3b3498
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-calclawr

Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin through the unusual door edited by Stephen C. Wicks

Author:
Wicks, Stephen C  Search this
Issuing body:
Knoxville Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Baldwin, James 1924-1987  Search this
Delaney, Beauford 1901-1979  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
2020
20th century
Topic:
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
African American art  Search this
African American authors  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Call number:
ND237.D335 A4 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1146181

Can Fire in the Park, (painting)

Painter:
Delaney, Beauford 1901-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1989.23
Date:
1946
Topic:
Landscape--Park  Search this
Landscape--Road--Path  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08586423
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_477051

Against the odds : African-American artists and the Harmon Foundation / Gary A. Reynolds and Beryl J. Wright, with essays by David Driskell ... [et al.]

Author:
Reynolds, Gary A  Search this
Wright, Beryl J  Search this
Driskell, David C  Search this
Newark Museum  Search this
Gibbes Museum of Art (Charleston, S.C.)  Search this
Chicago Public Library Cultural Center  Search this
Subject:
Barthé, Richmond 1901-1989  Search this
Crite, Allan Rohan 1910-2007  Search this
Delaney, Beauford 1901-1979  Search this
Hardrick, John W (John Wesley) 1891-1968  Search this
Johnson, Malvin Gray 1896-1934  Search this
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970  Search this
Motley, Archibald John Jr. 1891-1981  Search this
Savage, Augusta 1892-1962  Search this
Scott, William E (William Edouard) 1884-1964  Search this
Woodruff, Hale 1900-1980  Search this
Harmon Foundation, inc Art patronage  Search this
Physical description:
298 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
20th century
Topic:
African American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 R49 1989X
N6538.N5 R49 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_386242

Portrait of a Man, (painting)

Painter:
Delaney, Beauford 1901-1979  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2014.04.03
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Eye wear  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670219
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460972

Untitled, (painting)

Painter:
Delaney, Beauford 1901-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2014.04.04
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670220
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460973

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