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Ruth Egri papers

Creator:
Egri, Ruth, 1911-1996  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Egri, Charles  Search this
Egri, Ilona  Search this
Egri, Lajos, 1888-1967  Search this
Egri, Ted, 1913-  Search this
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1923-1988
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, letters, writings, sketchbooks, art works, clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs and subject files.
Biographical material, including resumes, exhibition chronologies, and a certificate from the Master Institute of the Roerich Museum, 1934; letters from Egri's parents, Ilona and Lajos Egri and other family members, 1951-1988; letters from art institutions, 1935-1988; general correspondence, undated, 1969-1988, including letters from Ralph Fabri and Judith Blam; writings by Egri, including artists' statements, drafts for two short stories, and two notebooks from classes at the Roerich Museum, 1934, "Theory and Design" and "Dynamic Symmetry" (retyped in 1988), each containing original art work;
art works, including 2 sketchbooks, 14 loose sketches, 21 drawings, and 13 watercolors; clippings, 1929-1987; ca. 70 exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1946-1987 and undated; photographs of Egri, her parents, brothers, and ca. 100 of her works of art; subject files pertaining to Egri's work for the WPA Federal Art Project, 1938-1939, including her mural for Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, N.Y., mural painting courses taught by Egri at the Spokane Art Center, Washington, and the WPA's New Reading Materials Program, sponsored by the NYC Board of Education, regarding Egri's illustrations for three children's books.
Biographical / Historical:
Figure painter, muralist, illustrator, educator, New York, N.Y. and Wilmington, Del. Studied at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League, and the Master Institute of the Roerich Museum with Howard Giles. She also painted and exhibited in Taos, N.M. with her brother Ted Egri. Her subject was primarily the female figure.
Provenance:
The donor, Ted Egri, is the younger brother of Ruth Egri Holden.
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:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Women painters -- United States  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.egriruth
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-egriruth

David Sutherland motion picture films relating to Paul Cadmus

Creator:
Sutherland, David Russell, 1945-  Search this
Names:
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Extent:
10.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1980-1984
Scope and Contents:
Approximately 10 hours of 16mm motion picture and soundtrack outtakes for Sutherland's 1986 film PAUL CADMUS: ENFANT TERRIBLE AT 80, including interviews, footage of Cadmus painting and drawing, and footage from a 1981 retrospective exhibition in Oxford, Ohio. Also found in the collection is a black and white photograph of Cadmus taken by either Sutherland or George Petrakes, June 1980, and a publicity file for the released film.
Biographical / Historical:
Filmmaker; Newton, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 by David Sutherland.
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:
Motion picture film and sound footage: Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication must be obtained from David Sutherland.
Occupation:
Filmmakers -- Massachusetts -- Newton  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Figurative painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.suthdavi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-suthdavi

Oral history interview with Philip Pearlstein

Interviewee:
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
98 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1972 June 8-Aug. 10
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Philip Pearlstein conducted 1972 June 8-Aug. 10, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Pearlstein discusses his artistic interest in figurative painting, his working practices, his education, his relationship with various New York galleries and artists, and Photo Realism.
Biographical / Historical:
Philip Pearlstein (1924- ) is a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 8 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 43 min.
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 others.
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pearls72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pearls72

David Park : a retrospective / Janet Bishop

Artist:
Park, David 1911-1960  Search this
Author:
Bishop, Janet C.  Search this
McDowell, Tara  Search this
Keller, Corey  Search this
Chang, Sara Wessen  Search this
Hallman, Lee  Search this
Host institution:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth  Search this
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  Search this
Publisher:
University of California Press  Search this
Physical description:
219 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Essays
Portraits
Illustrated works
Place:
California
San Francisco
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Figurative expressionism  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Male artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109975

Mother monument : an artist book / original paintings, design and handpainting by Holly Trostle Brigham ; composition, printing and construction by MaryAnn L. Miller ; poems commissioned from Kim Bridgford, Vasiliki Katsarou, April Lindner, Marilyn Nelson, Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, Christine Salvatore, Sarah Sousa, and J.C. Todd

Designer:
Brigham, Holly Trostle 1965-  Search this
Printer:
Miller, MaryAnn L.  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 obelisk artist's book : illustrated fabric on foam board ; 41 x 19 x 20 cm
1 box : illustrated fabric on foam board ; 22 x 22 x 23 cm
1 box : black and white marbelized paper on foam board with magnetic closure ; 26 x 44 x 26 cm
1 folded sheet (18 unnumbered pages) : color portraits, stamp print ; 19 cm
8 folded sheets on string : stamp prints ; 10 x 16 cm or smaller, in cellophane envelope
Type:
Books
Artists' books
Artists' books (books)
Poetry
Prints
Limited editions
Book cloth (textile material)
Marbled paper
Digital prints
Banners
Handmade paper
Thread
Envelopes
Boxes
Cotton fibers (Paper).)
Date:
2018
21st century
Topic:
Women artists--In art  Search this
Butterflies in art  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.B6747 M68 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100949

Oral history interview with Philip Pearlstein, 1972 June 8-Aug. 10

Interviewee:
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11780
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213003
AAA_collcode_pearls72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213003

David Sutherland motion picture films relating to Paul Cadmus, 1980-1984

Creator:
Sutherland, David Russell, 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Figurative painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5776
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208615
AAA_collcode_suthdavi
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208615

Ruth Egri papers, 1923-1988

Creator:
Egri, Ruth, 1911-1996  Search this
Subject:
Egri, Charles  Search this
Egri, Ted  Search this
Egri, Ilona  Search this
Egri, Lajos  Search this
Fabri, Ralph  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
United States  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Women painters -- United States  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9934
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212484
AAA_collcode_egriruth
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212484

Two men and two women seated

Creator:
Sharrer, Honoré Desmond, 1920-2009  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
196-?
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7798
See more items in:
Honoré Sharrer papers, circa 1920-2007
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7798

James Fitzgerald : the drawings and sketches : selections from the Catalogue raisonné, volume 1 / Robert L. Stahl, the James Fitzgerald Legacy, Monhegan Museum of Art & History

Author:
Stahl, Robert L.  Search this
Artist:
Fitzgerald, James 1899-1971 Works Selections  Search this
Editor:
Teegarden, Lucie  Search this
Author of foreword:
Deci, Edward L.  Search this
Writer of supplementary textual content:
Robertson, Bruce 1955-  Search this
Sherry, Karen A.  Search this
Publisher:
Monhegan Museum  Search this
Printer:
Penmor Lithographers (Firm)  Search this
Designer:
Mahan Design  Search this
Subject:
Fitzgerald, James 1899-1971 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Fitzgerald, James 1899-1971 Themes, motives  Search this
Fitzgerald, James 1899-1971  Search this
Physical description:
339 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, photographs, maps ; 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Essays
Catalogues raisonnés
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Maine
Monhegan Island
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Drawing, American  Search this
Male artists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F554x S78 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1099446

Winslow Homer and the camera : photography and the art of painting / Dana E. Byrd, Frank H. Goodyear III

Writer of added commentary:
Goodyear, Frank H. III 1967-  Search this
Byrd, Dana E.  Search this
Photographer:
Container of (work): Homer, Winslow 1836-1910 Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Bowdoin College Museum of Art  Search this
Brandywine River Museum of Art  Search this
Publisher:
Yale University Press  Search this
Subject:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910 Themes, motives  Search this
Bowdoin College Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 196 pages : illustrations (some color), photographs, portraits 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Essays
Illustrated works
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
21st century
19th century
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Art and photography  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Male artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097430

Enduring ideals : Rockwell, Roosevelt & the four freedoms / exhibition co-curated by Stephanie Haboush Plunkett & James J. Kimble

Author:
Plunkett, Stephanie Haboush  Search this
Kimble, James J. 1966-  Search this
Artist:
Rockwell, Norman 1894-1978 Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge  Search this
New-York Historical Society  Search this
Henry Ford (Organization)  Search this
George Washington University Museum.  Search this
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Mémorial Caen Normandie (Museum)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Denver Art Museum  Search this
Publisher:
Abbeville Press  Search this
Subject:
Rockwell, Norman 1894-1978  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Physical description:
255 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
In art
Exhibition catalogs
Illustrated works
Essays
Art
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
20th century
1933-1945
Topic:
Human rights in art  Search this
Civil rights in art  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Painters  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Human rights--History  Search this
Civil rights--History  Search this
National characteristics, American--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095689

Laura Chasman : people in place

Title:
People in place
Artist:
Chasman, Laura 1946-  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Allara, Pamela  Search this
Subject:
Chasman, Laura 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
41 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2016
2017
21st century
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088474

Wayne Thiebaud : 1958-1968 / Rachel Teagle ; with contributions by Margaretta Lovell, Alexander Nemerov, Francesca Wilmott, and Arielle Hardy

Artist:
Thiebaud, Wayne  Search this
Curator:
Teagle, Rachel  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Lovell, Margaretta M.  Search this
Nemerov, Alexander  Search this
Wilmott, Francesca  Search this
Hardy, Arielle  Search this
Issuing body:
Manetti Shrem Museum  Search this
Publisher:
University of California Press  Search this
Subject:
Thiebaud, Wayne  Search this
Physical description:
175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
History
Illustrated works
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Still-life painting, American  Search this
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Pop art--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089854

Skindeep

Artist:
Morgan, Jenny 1982-  Search this
Writer of supplementary textual content:
Larkins, Zoe  Search this
Host institution:
Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver  Search this
Subject:
Morgan, Jenny 1982-  Search this
Physical description:
51 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2017
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND237.M7245 A4 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081521

John Currin / [editor, Kara Vander Weg]

Author:
Vander Weg, Kara  Search this
Subject:
Currin, John 1962- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
382 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
C2006
20th century
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801068

Life lessons : the art of Jerome Witkin / Sherry Chayat ; with a foreword by Kenneth Baker

Author:
Chayat, Sherry  Search this
Subject:
Witkin, Jerome Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 122 p., [56] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Narrative painting, American  Search this
History in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_817638

John Currin / exhibition curators, Staci Boris, Rochelle Steiner ; essays, Robert Rosenblum, Staci Boris ; interview, Rochelle Steiner

Author:
Currin, John 1962-  Search this
Rosenblum, Robert  Search this
Boris, Staci  Search this
Steiner, Rochelle  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Serpentine Gallery  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Subject:
Currin, John 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
124 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
20th century
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_707930

John Currin / [designed by Kazunari Hattori and Tomoko Shikaumi]

Author:
Currin, John 1962-  Search this
Taka Ishii Gyararī  Search this
Subject:
Currin, John 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
58 leaves of plates : all col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
2002
20th century
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6537.C88 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_716494

Alex Katz : cutouts / herausgegeben von = edited by Zdenek Felix

Title:
Cutouts
Author:
Katz, Alex 1927-  Search this
Felix, Zdenek  Search this
Deichtorhallen Hamburg  Search this
Subject:
Katz, Alex 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Figurative painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND237.K33 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717794

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