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Correspondence with Herzl Emanuel

Creator:
Gurney, George  Search this
Names:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Emanuel, Herzl, ca. 1915-  Search this
Emanuel, Herzl, ca. 1915-  Search this
Zadkine, Ossip  Search this
Extent:
5 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1994
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence concerning Gurney's planned exhibition regarding approaches to carving sculpture, and in particular, Emanuel's work owned by the Museum, "Head of a Prophet." Emanuel provides a brief history of the work, responds to Gurney's questions regarding carving, and encloses a 5 p. typescript, "Recollections of Zadkine," (1975) in which he writes of the period he worked under Ossip Zadkine in Paris (and made "Head of a Prophet"), Zadkine's residence in New York during WW II, and their reunion in 1962 in Zadkine's Paris studio.
Biographical / Historical:
Gurney is Curator of Sculpture, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Emanuel is a sculptor known for his cubist style who lived in Rome, and later Westport, Ct.
Provenance:
Photocopies donated by George Gurney, 1994. Photocopies discarded after microfilming.
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:
Sculptors -- France -- Paris  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Technique  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.gurngeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9de9520c6-7e93-4167-b2fb-a89bafa1c59d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gurngeor

Herzl Emanuel scrapbook

Creator:
Emanuel, Herzl, ca. 1915-  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume ((on 26 fr. of microfilm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
[ca. 1960-1963]
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook containing photographs of the work of Herzl Emanuel.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor of cubist style; Rome, Italy and Westport, Connecticut. Born U.S. Studied in Paris, France, with Leger, among others; from age sixteen until twenty. Returned to the U.S. in 1936, worked under WPA, later considered part of abstract expressionist school. Moved to Rome, Italy in 1962. Eventually settled in Westport, Connecticut.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Herzl Emanuel.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Westport  Search this
Sculptors -- Italy -- Rome  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.emanherz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw922ecee66-3881-4bd1-99cc-9026837bf458
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-emanherz

Oral history interview with Hananiah Harari

Interviewee:
Harari, Hananiah, 1912-2000  Search this
Interviewer:
Stavitsky, Gail, 1954-  Search this
Names:
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964  Search this
Emanuel, Herzl, ca. 1915-  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings (3 hours))
76 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1992 Sept. 24-Oct. 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Hananiah Harari conducted 1992 Sept. 24-Oct. 15, by Gail Stavitsky, for the Archives of American Art. Harari discusses his work as he shows examples to the interviewer; mural sketches he completed for the WPA (1936-1941); his background; the N.Y. art scene in the 1930s; his political cartoons; writing a monthly column in the magazine THE NEW MASSES entitled "On Safari with Harari"; his commercial artwork; being blacklisted as a commercial artist during the McCarthy Era; how his views on Communism have changed; his early training; studying in Paris and traveling around Europe for several years in the early 1930s; his teaching career at The School of Visual Arts, N.Y. (1974-1991) and at the Art Students League. He recalls Stuart Davis and Herzl Emanuel.
Biographical / Historical:
Hananiah Harari (1912-2000) was a painter, cartoonist, muralist, commercial artist, and educator from New York. Born in Rochester, NY. Taught at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan from 1974-1990 and at the Art Students League from 1984-1999. Died July 19, 2000.
General:
Sound quality is poor in parts of the interview.
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. Funding for this interview was provided by the Horace Goldsmith Foundation.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Commercial artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Political cartoons  Search this
Commercial art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.harari92
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f649893e-87ea-4dca-8d7d-2c0137fe235b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harari92
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