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Alice Yamin papers

Creator:
Yamin, Alice  Search this
Names:
Landmark Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Aach, Herbert, 1923-1985  Search this
Aziz, Barbara Nimri  Search this
Bernard, Frank S.  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-  Search this
Briggs, Ernest, 1923-  Search this
Brody, Lily  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Fromboluti, Sideo, 1921-  Search this
Ginsberg, Henry  Search this
Glarner, Fritz, 1899-1972  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Grillo, John, 1917-  Search this
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
Lipkind, Bill  Search this
Lipkind, Maria  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Mason, Alice Trumbull, 1904-1971  Search this
McFadden, Elizabeth  Search this
Mumford, Daphne, 1934  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Oeri, Georgine  Search this
Oeri-Sarasin, Gertrude  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Teller, Jane  Search this
Yamin, Leo  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1927-1998
Summary:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter, draftsperson, and art consultant Alice Yamin date from 1927-1998, and measure 2.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are letters from artists, writers, galleries, and CIGY-GEIGY Corporation for whom Yamin worked as an art consultant. The collection also contains exhibition files, printed material, and photographs of Yamin, family members, and colleagues.

The most significant series consists of letter files, which also contain scattered printed material and photographs collected by Yamin, concerning specific individuals and organizations. Represented within the files are artists Herb Aach, Ilya Bolotowsky, Ernest Briggs, Lily Brody, Fritz Bultman, Elaine DeKooning, Sideo Fromboluti, Fritz Glarner, Adolph Gottlieb, John Grillo, Buffie Johnson, Alex Katz, William H. Littlefield, Alice Trumbull Mason, Elizabeth McFadden, Daphne Mumford, Barnett Newman, Philip Pavia, Mark Rothko, Elsa Schmid, and Jane Teller; curator Henry Ginsburg; writers Barbara Nimri Aziz, Georgine Oeri, Gertrud Oeri-Sarasin, and Leo Yamin; and galleries including the Ingber Gallery and the Landmark Gallery. There are also letter files concerning the CIGY-GEIGY Corporation; for Alice Yamin's brother, businessman Frank S. Bernard, and the town of Chilmark, Massachusetts, where the Yamins spent their summers. Even though Yamin's responses to the letters are not included in the collection, this series illustrates the wide range of her friendships and associates in the art business.

Also found are exhibition files containing letters, prospectuses, business records such as loan agreements, clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs concerning the inclusion of Yamin's art work primarily in group exhibitions. Printed material consists of miscellaneous clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs that do not relate to the exhibition files, as well as miscellaneous booklets, brochures, and a copy of the book American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages published by the Corcoran Gallery of Art which contains a reproduction of Yamin's work. Photographs are of Yamin, family members, and colleagues including Bill and Maria Lipkind, and Aaron Siskind.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 4 series. Letter files pertaining to specific individuals and organizations are arranged alphabetically; miscellaneous letters, exhibition files, printed material, and photographs are arranged chronologically.

Series 1: Letter Files, 1927-1998 (Boxes 1-2; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1956-1982 (Box 2; 18 folders)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1949-1992 (Box 2; 22 folders)

Series 4: Photographs, 1923-1978 (Box 2; 2 folders)
Biographical Note:
Alice Bernard was born on April 8, 1905 in Paris, France. She was brought to the United States as a child and spent most of her life in New York City. She married writer Leo Yamin who died on January 20, 1999.

Alice Yamin was a painter and draftsperson influenced by Abstract Expressionism. Beginning in 1950, she worked with a carbon medium, primarily producing dramatic black and white works on paper. She was also an art consultant for the international chemical firm CIBA-GEIGY Corporation that began collecting contemporary art in 1959 when it moved its headquarters from Manhattan to Ardsley, New York, a suburb of New York City.

Alice Yamin died on April 4, 2002.
Provenance:
The Alice Yamin papers were donated in 1981 by the artist and in 2002 by Harry Smith, her nephew.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
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.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Consultants -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Draftsman -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Alice Yamin papers, 1927-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.yamialic
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Alice Yamin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9450adfab-29f0-4402-900d-5c3676da8b95
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yamialic
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Phyllis Mark papers

Creator:
Mark, Phyllis, 1921-2004  Search this
Names:
Glarner, Fritz, 1899-1972  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1939-1978
Summary:
The papers of sculptor Phyllis Mark measure 1.0 linear feet and date from circa 1939 to 1978. Found are artworks, biographical materials, correspondence including with Fritz Glarner, notes, personal business records, and photographs of Mark and others and of works of art.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of sculptor Phyllis Mark measure 1.0 linear feet and date from circa 1939 to 1978. Found are artworks, biographical materials, correspondence including with Fritz Glarner, notes, personal business records, and photographs of Mark and others and of works of art.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Phyllis Mark (1921-2004) was a sculptor active in New York City, New York. She is known for kinetic sculpture and later transformed her pieces as ready-to-wear jewelry and executed a number of large-scale works.
Provenance:
Phyllis Mark donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1977 and 1978.
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.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.markphyl
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Phyllis Mark papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6bc149d-9769-4eb5-bfc0-c706358d0c86
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-markphyl

Fritz Glarner: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001221
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139513

Fritz Glarner

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Kunsthalle Bern  Search this
Subject:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Physical description:
[61] p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
1972]
Call number:
N40.1.G543 B5
N40.1.G543B5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_49824

Fritz Glarner; an exhibition organized by San Francisco Museum of Art

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
University of Pennsylvania Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
University of Iowa Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. illus. (part col.), ports. 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1970]
Call number:
ND853.G49 A45X
N40.1.G543S2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_8485

In the geometric tradition : Fritz Glarner, Carl Holty, Albert Swinden

Author:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Holty, Carl 1900-1973  Search this
Swinden, Albert  Search this
Graham Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Holty, Carl 1900-1973  Search this
Swinden, Albert  Search this
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1980
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Geometric abstraction  Search this
Call number:
ND196.A2 I5 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_828534

Mural for Time Life Building, New York, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Mural
Owner/Location:
Time-Life Building New York New York
Date:
1958-1960
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462541

Relational Painting Tondo No. 16, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Castello Visconti Locarno Switzerland
Date:
1951
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100055
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462623

Relational Painting No. 70, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Editions Louis Carre et Cie Paris France
Date:
1954
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100079
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462647

Relational Painting Tondo No. 32, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Editions Louis Carre et Cie Paris France
Date:
1954
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100087
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462681

Relational Painting Tondo No. 36, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1954-1955
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100088
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462682

Relational Painting No. 82, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1957
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100108
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462706

Relational Painting Tondo No. 62, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1965
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100138
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462750

Composition, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1926-1927
Topic:
Architecture interior--Detail--Stairs  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462545

Painting (grey), (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1942
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100025
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462565

Relational Painting, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1946
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100037
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462603

Relational Painting Tondo No. 6, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19130
Date:
1948
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100042
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462610

Relational Painting Tondo No. 26, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1953
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100071
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462639

Relational Painting Tondo No. 27, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1953
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100072
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462640

Relational Painting No. 73, (painting)

Painter:
Glarner, Fritz 1899-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1954
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F100082
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_462676

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