Writings by Barrett on painter and printmaker Herman Rose; subject files; correspondence, photographs and negatives, printed material and exhibition announcements. Writings by Barrett on Rose are also compiled as Volumes X through XV of "Herman Rose: A Portrait," containing notes, letters, and photographs. Also related to Rose are correspondence, 1983-1986 and undated; clippings; and exhibition announcements, 1966-2006, including a review of Rose's 1966 exhibition at the University of Virginia, which mentions a portrait of Barrett.
Also included are correspondence, 1962-2006 with Rani Carson, Mark Clarke, Nicolas Evans-Cato, Mary Frank, Miriam Kley, and Morgan Taylor, as well as copies of corresponding outgoing letters from Barrett; subject files on Mark Clarke and Jean Marvell; and photographs and negatives of works of art, the Herman Rose exhibit at the Fischbach Gallery, Mary Frank, Tom Wesselmann, Mark Clarke and Morgan Taylor.
Biographical / Historical:
Leslie Barrett (1919-2010) was a collector and retired actor in New York, N.Y.
Donated by Leslie Barrett, 1974 through 2003.
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Correspondence, photographs, artwork, and printed material regarding Ian Hornak's career as a representational painter and his involvement with the art world.
Correspondence is with friends, family, associates, and galleries including Lowell Nesbitt, Hanna Tillich, Gertrude Kasle, the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, the Fischbach Gallery, and the Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery. Photographs taken by Jack Mitchell and John Foote are of Hornak and Hornak's friends and family, including Hanna Tillich and Virgil Thompson. Additional photographs include Hornak with artists Andy Warhol, Grace Hartigan, Amanda Blake, Willem de Kooning and others and a printed card with reproduction of artwork by Frank Stella signed "Frank Stella '76". Also included are slides of Hornak's works of art and photo studies for his artwork including studies for a pencil portrait of the Gertrude Kasle family. Artwork includes drawings and sketchbooks. Printed material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings featuring Hornak, exhibition announcements, and catalogs.
Donated 2007 by Ian Hornak estate via Hornak's executor and nephew Eric Ian Spoutz. Spoutz donated 15 additional photographs and a printed card in 2016.
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