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Oral history interview with Art Green, 2015 September 17-18

Interviewee:
Green, Art, 1941-  Search this
Green, Art, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silverman, Lanny, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16295
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373761
AAA_collcode_green15
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_373761
Online Media:

Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2009, bulk 1940-2001

Creator:
Kainen, Jacob, 1909-2001  Search this
Kainen, Ruth Cole.  Search this
Kainen, Jacob, 1909-2001  Search this
Subject:
Acton, David  Search this
Jordon, Jim  Search this
Agee, William C.  Search this
Butler, Bryce  Search this
Tejera, V. ((Victorino))  Search this
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
Kalonyme, Louis  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Frohlich, Newton  Search this
Powell, Richard J.  Search this
Cole, Phoebe  Search this
Holladay, Wilhelmina Cole  Search this
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Gilkey, Gordon  Search this
Fine, Ruth  Search this
Berman, Avis  Search this
Thornton, Valerie  Search this
Rand, Harry  Search this
Taylor, Joshua Charles  Search this
Fort Wayne Museum of Art  Search this
Halasz, Piri  Search this
Lunn, Harry  Search this
Jackson, John Baptist  Search this
Harrison, Carol  Search this
Purcell, Ann  Search this
Weber, Joanne  Search this
Solman, Joseph  Search this
Nordland, Gerald  Search this
Ries, Martin  Search this
Pollack, Jerome  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Steinberg, Leo  Search this
Holden, Donald  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Morse, Peter  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Australian National Gallery  Search this
Baltimore Museum of Art  Search this
Middendorf Gallery  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Corcoran School of Art (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
British Museum  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Diaries
Transcripts
Videotapes
Visitors' books
Lectures
Prints
Greeting cards
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Printmakers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9025
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211214
AAA_collcode_kainjaco
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211214
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Marshall S. Mahurin

Artist:
Nina Walker, 1915 - Indeterminable  Search this
Sitter:
Marshall S. Mahurin, 1857 - 1939  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
51cm x 25.5cm x 25cm (20 1/16" x 10 1/16" x 9 13/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1968?
Topic:
Marshall S. Mahurin: Male  Search this
Marshall S. Mahurin: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Object number:
1970.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm412e8fc63-502c-4f87-8bcf-a765a9a84d82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1970.10

Samuel Hanna and Family

Artist:
Horace Rockwell, 1811 - 1877  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Hanna and Family, 1798 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
173cm x 161cm (68 1/8" x 63 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1843?
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Object number:
1937.02
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm453888b99-9e9d-425f-9289-0ad71071eac5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1937.02

William Forsyth

Artist:
Forrest F. Stark, 1903 - 1977  Search this
Sitter:
William Forsyth, 1854 - 1935  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
35cm x 18.5cm x 22cm (13 3/4" x 7 5/16" x 8 11/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1947
Topic:
William Forsyth: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
William Forsyth: Male  Search this
William Forsyth: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Object number:
1948.09
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4797c93e7-5c53-4a31-904e-6729070c39b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1948.09

William Rockhill

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
William Rockhill, 1793 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
59.2cm x 46.6cm (23 5/16" x 18 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840-1850
Topic:
William Rockhill: Male  Search this
William Rockhill: Politics and Government\US Congressman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Object number:
1951.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47fe88ac0-ad39-4429-b1a0-8ca13302a050
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1951.34

Theodore Thieme

Artist:
Forrest F. Stark, 1903 - 1977  Search this
Studio:
Modern Art Foundry  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore Thieme, 1857 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
32cm x 20cm x 22cm (12 5/8" x 7 7/8" x 8 11/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1925-1949
Topic:
Theodore Thieme: Male  Search this
Theodore Thieme: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Object number:
1936.01
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47d936fb3-0679-414a-904a-b5ca332a2665
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1936.01

Oriental Garden Concerto

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
68 1/4 X 54 1/4 IN. (172.9 X 137.4 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1976
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Museum Purchase, 1976
Accession Number:
76.115
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2bc34bd95-ad9f-4fdc-b363-2796a2fde8ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.115

Joe Summerford's Still Life Study

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
40 × 28 in. (101.6 × 71.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1952
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976
Accession Number:
76.136
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py21b5a84d5-c27b-4935-82fe-7444a99cc662
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.136

Watusi (Hard Edge)

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
47 5/8 × 44 1/4 in. (120.9 × 112.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976
Accession Number:
76.137
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2b051186e-a2c4-4f58-821f-786e3c6070d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.137

Blue and Brown Still Life

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
23 7/8 × 32 in. (60.6 × 81.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976
Accession Number:
76.138
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py257919ce6-b10b-403a-b525-9f7fab6d9287
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_76.138

Earth Sermon - Beauty, Love And Peace

Artist:
Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
76\ × 52 1/8 in. (182.9 × 132.4 cm )
Type:
Painting
Date:
1971
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980
Accession Number:
80.107
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2eedd95d8-2ec8-4ce4-a627-c6b9909c6f42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_80.107

Inside

Artist:
Kenneth Noland, American, b. Asheville, North Carolina, 1924–2010  Search this
Medium:
Magna on canvas
Dimensions:
68 1/4 x 67 1/4 in. (173.4 x 170.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1958)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3868
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Washington Color School/Formalist Abstraction
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py26726f564-8196-4f50-8ba2-ab6fc976085f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.3868

Beginning

Artist:
Kenneth Noland, American, b. Asheville, North Carolina, 1924–2010  Search this
Medium:
Magna on canvas
Dimensions:
90 x 95 7/8 in. (228.5 x 243.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1958)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3878
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Washington Color School/Formalist Abstraction
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py21a4e51ae-f69b-4eab-a370-fb8be2350901
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.3878

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana Influence (1984 April 15-June 24)

Collection Creator:
Deem, George, 1932-2008  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 50
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 2013
1983-1984
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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.
Collection Citation:
George Deem papers, 1904-2015, bulk 1960-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
George Deem papers
George Deem papers / Series 6: Exhibition Files / Group Shows
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-deemgeor-ref1374

Sachi Yanari, Assistant Curator of Collections, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Alma Thomas, 3/1996

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-014, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records (Declined)
See more items in:
Exhibition Records (Declined)
Exhibition Records (Declined) / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-014-refidd1e955

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Collection Creator:
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1984
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
Collection Citation:
Ida Kohlmeyer papers, circa 1890-circa 1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ida Kohlmeyer papers
Ida Kohlmeyer papers / Series 5: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kohlida-ref108

Boo Dada Bar BQ, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Wiley, William T. 1937-2021  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, steel, painted
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Allan Frumkin Gallery New York New York
Date:
1982
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 8B390050
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_409498

Letters

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-2001
Scope and Contents:
This series consists primarily of incoming letters from colleagues and art institutions concerning the exhibition of Thomas's work and related activities; there are only three copies of outgoing letters written by Alma Thomas found in the folders for 1972, 1973, and 1977.

There are letters from individuals, galleries, museums, and educational institutions including Franz Bader and Franz Bader Gallery; Adelyn Breeskin and the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art; Harold Hart and Martha Jackson Gallery; Vincent Melzac and the Corcoran Gallery of Art; the Columbus Museum; Howard University Gallery of Art; Fisk University; and Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

Also found are scattered letters from Valliere Auzenne, poet Nathalie J. Cole Johnson, Celine Tabary, and Joshua Taylor. Following Alma Thomas's death, J. Maurice Thomas dealt with the various galleries interested in exhibiting her sister's work and annotated many of the letters in this series.
Arrangement:
Letters are arranged chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
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.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thomalma, Series 2
See more items in:
Alma Thomas papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref689

Exhibition Files

Collection Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3, OV 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-2000
Scope and Contents:
Exhibition files document Thomas's solo and group exhibitions through letters, lists of artwork, loan records, receipts, printed material such as clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs, and photographs.

Individual correspondents from this series include Franz Bader, David Driskell, and Vincent Melzac. In addition to photographs of installations, there are photographs of Thomas at exhibition openings, including her solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum, and photographs of her pictured with individuals including William Buckner, Jeff Donaldson, David Driskell, James W. Herring, and Vincent Melzac. Also found is a photograph of the 1951 Little Paris Studio Group including Lois Mailou Jones, Celine Tabary, and Thomas.

The file for Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings contains two video recordings related to this exhibition at two separate locations: the Columbus Museum and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
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.
Collection Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thomalma, Series 4
See more items in:
Alma Thomas papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-thomalma-ref691

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