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Arwin Galleries records

Creator:
Arwin Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Names:
Altman, Harold, 1924-  Search this
Arwin, Kathleen G.  Search this
Arwin, Lester B.  Search this
Berg, Irving  Search this
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Bostick, William A.  Search this
Brun, Thomas, 1911-  Search this
Bryson, Bernarda  Search this
Butkin, John  Search this
Cattell, Ray, 1921-  Search this
Cavat, Irma  Search this
Chi, Chuang  Search this
Chobanian, Mihran  Search this
Cibere, Joseph  Search this
Cohn, Max Arthur, 1903-  Search this
Copeland, Lila, 1922-  Search this
De Ruth, Jan, 1922-  Search this
Demariais, Joseph  Search this
Dyk, Dick Van  Search this
Elman, Ray  Search this
Eloul, Kosso, 1920-  Search this
Fairfield, Richard Thomas, 1937-  Search this
Figiel, Leo  Search this
Florsheim, Richard A., 1916-1979  Search this
Ginsburg, Max, 1931-  Search this
Glassgold, Harry, 1908-  Search this
Golden, Libby, 1913-  Search this
Gould, John Howard  Search this
Guild, Ken  Search this
Howell, Frank  Search this
Iktin, Colette Perazio  Search this
Jerzy, Richard E., 1943-2001  Search this
Jones, W. Louis  Search this
Kahn, Max, 1903-2005  Search this
Kaiman, Charles, 1947-  Search this
Kallem, Herbert, 1909-1994  Search this
Kashdan, Deborah  Search this
Kasprowicz, Ed, 1941-  Search this
Kearney, John, 1924-  Search this
Keidan, Barbara  Search this
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Leepa, Allen, 1919-2009  Search this
Letendre, Rita, 1929-  Search this
Lewis, William A.  Search this
Loomis-Vansen, Leslie  Search this
McChesney, Clifton, 1929-2011  Search this
McClure, Thomas F. (Thomas Fulton), 1920-2009  Search this
Mintz, Harry, 1909-  Search this
Noyer, Albert  Search this
Offner, Elliot  Search this
Pappas, John L., 1898-1976  Search this
Parker, Robert Andrew  Search this
Pepitone, Richard  Search this
Pinto, James, 1907-  Search this
Plotkin, Linda, 1938-  Search this
Poleskie, Stephen Francis, 1938-  Search this
Pramuk, Edward Richard, 1936-  Search this
Rauzy, Renée  Search this
Redstone, Louis G.  Search this
Rizk, Romanos, 1927-  Search this
Rodo Boulanger, Graciela, 1935-  Search this
Romano, Clare  Search this
Ross, John, 1921-  Search this
Rouzaud, Jean  Search this
Rymph, Stephen  Search this
Saunders, Marlis  Search this
Schwartz, Leonard  Search this
Seawell, Tom, 1936-  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Sharp, David  Search this
Simper, Fred, 1914-  Search this
Smith, Alden, 1926-  Search this
Snyder, Donald F., 1925-  Search this
Snyder, Jo  Search this
Stanford, Nancy S.  Search this
Tabuena, Romeo, 1921-  Search this
Tammany, David  Search this
Taylor, Ann, 1941-  Search this
Taylor, Cledie, 1926-  Search this
Thayer, Russel  Search this
Tillery, Lynn  Search this
Treaster, Richard  Search this
Van Haren, John  Search this
Weddige, Emil, 1907-  Search this
Werwiter, Derek  Search this
Wilson, Sol  Search this
Wyse, Alex  Search this
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983  Search this
Zelman, David  Search this
Extent:
9.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1981
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Arwin Galleries consist primarily of artists' files (6 ft.), subject files (1 ft.), as well as general correspondence, photographs, various art work, motion picture film, printed material, and some scattered financial and other business records.
Artists' files, 1948-1981 contain correspondence, photographs, art work, printed material, writings and business records on 86 artists, including Harold Altman, Irving Berg, Harry Bertoia, William Bostick, Graciela Rodo Boulanger, Thomas Brun, John Butkin, Ray Cattell, Irma Cavat, Chuang Chi, Mihran Chobanian, Joseph Cibere, Max Arthur Cohn, Lila Copeland, Joseph Demariais, Jan De Ruth, Dick Van Dyk, Ray Elman, Kosso Eloul, Richard Fairfield, Leo Figiel, Richard Florsheim, Max Ginsburg, Harry Glassgold, Libby Golden, John Gould, Ken Guild, Frank Howell, Colette P. Iktin, Richard Jerzy, W. Louis Jones, Max Kahn, Charles Kaiman, Herbert Kallem, Deborah Kashdan, Ed Kasprowicz, John Kearney, Barbara Keidan, Richard Kozlow,
Allen Leepa, Rita Letendre, William Lewis, Leslie Loomis-Vansen, Clifton McChesney, Thomas McClure, Harry Mintz, Albert Noyer, Elliot Offner, John Pappas, Robert Parker, Richard Pepitone, James Pinto, Linda Plotkin, Steve Poleskie, Edward Pramuk, Renée Rauzy, Louis Redstone, Romanos Rizk, Clare Romano, John Ross, Jean Rouzaud, Stephen Rymph, Marlis Saunders, Leonard Schwartz, Tom Seawell, Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, David Sharp, Fred Simper, Don Snyder, Jo Snyder, Nancy S. Stanford, Romeo Tabuena, David Tammany, Ann Taylor, Cledie Taylor, Russel Thayer, Lynn Tillery, Richard Treaster, John Van Haren, Emil Weddige, Derek Werwiter, Sol Wilson, Alex Wyse, Adja Yunkers, and David Zelman.
Subject files, 1963-1981, are on galleries, cities, styles of art, organizations and other topics.
Correspondence consists of Lester Arwin's personal correspondence, 1959-1980, and business correspondence, 1958-1981. Art works include greeting cards, paintings, sketches and prints. One reel of motion picture film and two reels of photonegatives are of the 1963 gallery fire. Photographs and slides are of Lester and Kathleen Arwin, their family and friends, gallery installations and openings, art works by Irma Cavat, John Kearney and others, and portraits of artists, including Ben Shahn and Richard Kozlow. Printed material, 1956-1980, consists of clippings, exhibition announcements and a sample book of prints CE CARACATURE NOEL, 1956.
Also found are notes for speeches by Lester Arwin; news releases; business and financial records, 1960-1981, regarding appraisals, framers, graphics companies, insurance, loans and sales, and including a ledger and an inventory made after the 1963 fire.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Detroit, Mich. Founded in 1963 by Lester and Kathleen Arwin. Specialized in contemporary art. Closed in 1981.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 and 1984 by Melanie Arwin, the daughter of Lester and Kathleen Arwin.
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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Michigan -- Detroit
Identifier:
AAA.arwigall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-arwigall

Kobrus, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-  Search this
Medium:
Stainless steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Metro Dade County Art in Public Places 111 N.W. 1st Street, #610 Miami Florida 33128
Located Stirrup Plaza 3150 Mundy Street Miami Florida
Date:
1971
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87920005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302844

Alabama U, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-  Search this
Fabricator:
Gallucci, Jim 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: mild steel, painted brown; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Art and Art History Roberts Hall, Room 313, North Loop Road Huntsville Alabama 35899
Located University of Alabama in Huntsville North Loop Road Huntsville Alabama
Date:
Summer 1977
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS AL000044
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_316674

Shalom II, (sculpture)

Title:
Shalom Two, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-  Search this
Medium:
Painted metal
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Los Angeles Public Art Division 433 South Spring Street, 10th floor Los Angeles California 90013
Located Barnsdall Art Park 4800 Hollywood Boulevard Municipal Art Gallery Los Angeles California
Date:
1966
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA001370
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_337251

Kosso Eloul : 'celebration of the arch' : April 11-May 11, 1980 / [introduction by] Arthur Bardo

Title:
Celebration of the arch
Author:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-1996  Search this
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Ont.)  Search this
Subject:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-1996  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm. + flyer ([4] p. : ill. ; 41 x 28 cm.)
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
1980?
Call number:
NB237.E46 A4 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_792815

"Ofaḳim ḥadashim"--pisul : Ḳoso Elul, Yitsḥaḳ Dantsiger, Dov Faigin, Rut Tsarefati-Shṭernshus, Mosheh Shṭernshus, Yeḥiʼel Shemi / [otser, Mordekhai ʻOmer]

Title:
"אופקים חדשים"--פיסול : קוסו אלול, יצחק דנציגר, דב פייגין, רות צרפתי-שטרנשוס, יחיאל שמי / [אוצר, מרדכי עומר]
"New horizons": sculpture
"אפקים חדשים": פיסול
Author:
Omer, Mordechai  Search this
Eloul, Kosso 1920-1996  Search this
Danziger, Itzhak 1916-1977  Search this
Feigin, Dov 1907-  Search this
Tsarefati, Rut  Search this
Sternschuss, Moshe 1903-1992  Search this
Shemi, Yehiel 1922-2003  Search this
Muzeʼon Tel Aviv le-omanut  Search this
Physical description:
43, [1] pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Israel
Date:
1996
©1996
Topic:
Ofaḳim ḥadashim (Group of artists)  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Israeli  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_698160

Gomil, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-  Search this
Medium:
Stainless steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Gitlin, Bruce Milgo Art Systems Brooklyn New York
Date:
1971
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87880005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_300056

Genesis, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Eloul, Kosso 1920-  Search this
Medium:
Limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Storm King Art Center Old Pleasant Hill Road Mountainville New York 10953 Accession Number: 1964.6
Date:
1964
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Genesis  Search this
Allegory--Life--Birth  Search this
Control number:
IAS 35430050
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_31737

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