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Halus, Siegfried - Iverson, Brad

Collection Creator:
Wagstaff, Samuel J.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 45
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1985, undated
Scope and Contents note:
Halus, Sigfried

Hambourg, Maria

Harbutt, Charles

Harm Bouckaert Gallery

Harold Reed Gallery

Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc.

Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Harwey, Thom

Hass, Kevin

Haworth-Booth, Mark

Hayes, David

Hayes, Maryanne

Helter, Sylviane

Henle, Jan

Hetzler, Max

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Hochmann, John L.

Hollander, Michael S.

Hopps, Walter

Hoshour Gallery

Hovland, Charles

Howard Ricketts, Limited

Howard S. Mott, Inc.

Hulick, Diane

Hulsey, Charles

Hyde, Scott

Hyman, Roger

IBM Gallery of Science and Art

Idea Books

International Center for Photography

Iverson, Brad
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
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:
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.2: Correspondence concerning Photography
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wagssamu-ref115

Edward McKnight Kauffer collection

Topic:
Brighton warp and weft
Seventeen
Advertiser's weekly
Australasian
Creator:
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight), 1890-1954  Search this
Names:
American Airlines  Search this
American Silk Mills  Search this
Brighton (Firm)  Search this
British Federation of Master Printers  Search this
British Institute of Industrial Art  Search this
British South American Airways  Search this
Container Corporation of America  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive  Search this
Imperial Airways  Search this
London Underground Limited  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Aid Society  Search this
New York (State). Metropolitan Transportation Authority  Search this
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Beddington, Jack  Search this
Dorn, Marion, 1896-1964  Search this
Ehrlich, Grace  Search this
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965  Search this
Fry, Roger Eliot, 1866-1934  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark.  Search this
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963  Search this
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight), 1890-1954  Search this
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972  Search this
Pick, Frank, 1878-1941  Search this
Symon, D. E. (David E.)  Search this
Waldman, Bernard.  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Awards
Correspondence
Writings
Posters
Drafts (documents)
Announcements
Obituaries
Calendars
Negatives
Photographs
Sketches
Reviews
Date:
1915-1954
Summary:
This collection documents Kauffer's work as a theater designer, and graphic designer from 1915-1954.The collection includes allusions to correspondences between Kauffer in America to T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) in London, between 1930 and 1955. (There are no letters between the two men in the collection.) Although Kauffer and Eliot were to become friends after 24 July 1930, they were professionally related before that time. Kauffer illustrated the Ariel edition of Eliot's "Marina." Kauffer and Eliot met in London. In the collection are also posters of Kauffer's works, biographical pieces, and obituaries as well as photographs of the artist.
Arrangement note:
Unprocessed; The archive material consists of sketches, posters, manuscript leaves, photographs, clippings, and other related items that document Mr. Kauffer's career from 1915-1954.
Biographical/Historical note:
Edward McKnight Kauffer (1891-1954) was born at Great Falls, Montana. He grew up in the small town of Evansville on the Ohio River in Indiana, where the Kauffer grandparents had settled. After the divorce of his parents, he spent two years in an orphanage. By the age of four or five he had begun to draw. His mother remarried in 1899. Kauffer left school at the age of 12 or 13 to be helper to the scene painter in the City Directory.

In the Elder Bookshop and Art Rooms in San Francisco Kauffer acquired not only a speaking voice of marked attractiveness and distinction but also a life-long passion for books. He continued his studies as a painter by receiving his first formal training at evening sessions at the Mark Hopkins Institute. He met Professor McKnight, who became his patron; in homage to him Kauffer adopted the name of McKnight. A small exhibition of Kauffer's paintings was held at the Elder Art Rooms. He also studied at the Chicago Art Institute, and in Munich and Paris, and started his career as a theatrical scene painter. He was returning from Germany to this country in 1914 and was in London when World War I broke out.

In 1914 Kauffer would marry American Pianist, Grace Ehrlich and they would have a daughter. In 1921 Kauffer would move to New York City leaving his wife and daughter. In the spring of 1922 Kauffer returned to London with Marion Dorn, American textile designer. They would stay in London just prior to the beginning of World War II when they would return once again to New York. They would eventually marry in 1950.

In the Twenties in London, he went to work in a soldiers' canteen and began designing posters for the London Underground Railway in his spare time. His posters were so strikingly successful that he soon got further orders, and built up a reputation in his field. The posters would indicate to the war-weary British the normal resumption of public transportation. The posters made history in art circles and have been regarded ever since as revolutionary concepts of art-cum industry. A 1926 exhibition given at the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford furthered Kauffers notoriety.

His recognition in America began in 1937, when the Museum of Modern Art presented his work in its first one-man show ever given to an American poster designer. He returned to this country to live in 1940. While Kauffer was widely recognized abroad and the MOMA show brought attention, very few Americans knew of him and fewer advertisers were willing to accept the poster as an art form. His clients, since his return to America have included the National Red Cross, American Airlines, the New York Subways, Ringling Brothers Circus, the Container Corporation of America, the American Silk Mills and many others.

Kauffer was among the first in the early Twenties to respond to the impact of modern art, particularly the work of the cubist painters Picasso and Braque. The influence of cubism can be seen in his posters and was the basis of his dynamic geometrical style. The emphatic angular forms of Kauffer's posters shocked the public into attention. His artistry, and in particular his color sense, held that attention and, in a few short years just after the First World War, laid the foundations of his reputation as a designer, not only among the leading business men of the time, but particularly among critics and art students. T.S. Eliot, a friend of Kauffer's, describes his marriage of the public and modern art, "He did something for modern art with the public as well as doing something for the public with modern art."

In addition to his involvement in advertising, Kauffer was a book illustrator as well illustrating editions of many classics, including Burton's "Anatomy of Melancholy," Cervantes' "Don Quixote," Carl Van Vechten's "Nigger Heaven," and works by Herman Melville, T.S. Eliot, Arnold Bennett, Lord Birkenhead and others.

His work is represented in the South Kensington Museum in London and in the Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington, and there are examples of it also in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and in Milan. He edited a survey, The Art of the Poster, in 1934. He was a Fellow of the British Institute of Industrial Art and a member of the Council for Art and Industry. When the Royal Society of Arts established its high diploma of R.D.I. (Designer for Industry) in 1937 he was ineligible as a foreigner, but was granted honorary status. He was asked to be Honorary Advisor to the Department of Public Information for the United Nations. He was Advisory Council for the Victoria and Albert Museum. His biography appears in the English "Who's Who" and in the American "Who's Who", as well as in the Columbia Encyclopedia.

Kauffer began to lose interest in the New York advertising scene. A friend of his said that he chose to kill himself with drink. He continued to work to the end, almost obsessively. Kauffer died on 22 October 1954.
Provenance:
All materials were donated to the museum by Grace Schulman in 1997.
Restrictions:
Unprocessed; access is limited; Permission of Library Director required; Policy.
Occupation:
Theater designers -- United States  Search this
Illustrators -- Great Britain  Search this
Illustrators -- United States  Search this
Draftsmen (artists) -- Great Britain  Search this
Draftsmen (artists) -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- History -- 20th century -- Sources  Search this
Graphic arts -- History -- 20th century -- Sources  Search this
Illustration of books -- 20th century -- Sources  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Awards
Correspondence
Writings
Posters
Drafts (documents)
Announcements
Obituaries
Calendars
Negatives
Photographs
Sketches
Reviews
Identifier:
SIL-CH.1997-134-1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-ch-1997-134-1

Police pictures : the photograph as evidence / Sandra S. Phillips, Mark Haworth-Booth, Carol Squiers

Author:
Phillips, Sandra S. 1945-  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Squiers, Carol 1948-  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  Search this
Grey Art Gallery & Study Center  Search this
Physical description:
132 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Criminals--Portraits  Search this
Criminal anthropology  Search this
Criminal investigation  Search this
Photography  Search this
Call number:
HV6071 .P48 1997X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527031

Curtis Moffat : silver society : experimental photography and design, 1923-1935 / edited by Martin Barnes ; essays by Mark Haworth-Booth and James Stevenson

Title:
Silver society
Artist:
Moffat, Curtis  Search this
Author:
Barnes, Martin 1971-  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Stevenson, James  Search this
Subject:
Moffat, Curtis  Search this
Physical description:
221 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2016
Topic:
Photography, Abstract  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081032

The art of Lee Miller / Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Lee 1907-1977  Search this
Physical description:
224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Photography  Search this
Call number:
TR140.M55 H39 2007b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_834313

Manufactured landscapes : the photographs of Edward Burtynsky / Lori Pauli ; with essays by Mark Haworth-Booth and Kenneth Baker ; and an interview by Michael Torosian

Author:
Pauli, Lori  Search this
Baker, Kenneth 1946-  Search this
Torosian, Michael 1952-  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Burtynsky, Edward 1955-  Search this
Art Gallery of Ontario  Search this
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Brooklyn Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Burtynsky, Edward 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : col. ill. ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
C2003
Call number:
TR647.B967 P38 2003
TR647 .B8625 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_712841

Brandt nudes : a new perspective / with a commentary by Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Bill Brandt Archive  Search this
Subject:
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
155 p. : chiefly ill. ; 36 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
Topic:
Photography of the nude  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR675 .B82 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_763371

Things : a spectrum of photography, 1850-2001/ edited by Mark Haworth-Booth ; introduction by Marina Warner

Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Physical description:
222 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Call number:
TR15 .T55 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_776260

Photography now / Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Physical description:
143 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1989
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Call number:
TR642 .H39
TR646.G7L842 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643751

Bill Brandt, behind the camera : photographs, 1928-1983 / introductions by Mark Haworth-Booth ; essay by David Mellor

Title:
Behind the camera
Author:
Mellor, David  Search this
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
99 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .B7 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_650133

Stilled lives : Helen Chadwick / essays by Marina Warner, Louisa Buck, David Alan Mellor ; interview with Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Warner, Marina 1946-  Search this
Buck, Louisa  Search this
Mellor, David 1948-  Search this
Chadwick, Helen  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Portfolio Gallery  Search this
Kunsthallen (Brandts klædefabrik)  Search this
Subject:
Chadwick, Helen  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. : ill (chiefly col.), port. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6797.C46 W3 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655881

A guide to early photographic processes / Brian Coe, Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Coe, Brian 1930-2007  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Subject:
Victoria and Albert Museum Photograph collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Photographic chemistry--History--Sources--Exhibitions  Search this
Photography--Printing processes--History--Sources--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
TR350 .C64 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657140

Reflections in a looking glass : a centennial celebration of Lewis Carroll, photographer / Morton N. Cohen ; afterword by Roy Flukinger ; postscript by Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Cohen, Morton Norton 1921-  Search this
Carroll, Lewis 1832-1898  Search this
Flukinger, Roy 1947-  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center  Search this
Subject:
Carroll, Lewis 1832-1898  Search this
Physical description:
143 p. : ill., ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Photography of children  Search this
Call number:
TR647.D636 C64 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_665812

Keith Arnatt : XXI Bienal de São Paulo 1991

Author:
Arnatt, Keith  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Bienal Internacional de São Paulo (21st : 1991)  Search this
Subject:
Arnatt, Keith  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. [incl. covers] : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
Call number:
TR647 .A735 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_668555

Photography, an independent art : photographs from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1839-1996 / Mark Haworth-Booth

Title:
Photographs from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1839-1996
Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Subject:
Victoria and Albert Museum Photograph collections Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
England
London
Date:
1997
1977
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photograph collections--Catalogs  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Call number:
TR650 .H39 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527452

The museum & the photograph : collecting photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1853-1900 / Mark Haworth-Booth, Anne McCauley

Title:
Museum and the photograph
Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
McCauley, Anne  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute  Search this
Subject:
Victoria and Albert Museum Photograph collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
England
London
Date:
1998
C1998
19th century
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Photograph collections--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
TR6.G72 H39 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_532170

Paul Strand

Author:
Strand, Paul 1890-1976  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Aperture Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Strand, Paul 1890-1976  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
C1987
Call number:
TR647.S89 S8p 1987
TR647.S89S8p 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_407795

Camille Silvy : River scene, France / Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Silvy, Camille-Léon-Louis 1834-1910 Vallée de l'Huisne  Search this
Silvy, Camille-Léon-Louis 1834-1910  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1992
19th century
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Landscape photography  Search this
Call number:
TR647.S556 H3 1992
TR647.S556H3 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_438247

The golden age of British photography 1839-1900 : photographs from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London with selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Royal Archives, Windsor Castle, The Royal Photographic Society, Bath, Science Museum, London, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburg / edited and introduced by Mark Haworth-Booth

Author:
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Alfred Stieglitz Center  Search this
Aperture, Inc  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Subject:
Victoria and Albert Museum Photograph collections  Search this
Physical description:
189 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
England
United States
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1984
Topic:
Photograph collections  Search this
Call number:
TR57 .G65 1984X
TR652 .G618
N4042 .G65
TR57.G65 1984X
TR652.G618
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_227856

Bill Brandt : behind the camera : photographs 1928-1983 / introds. by Mark Haworth-Booth ; essay by David Mellor

Author:
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Haworth-Booth, Mark  Search this
Mellor, David  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Brandt, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
99 p.: ill., ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR647.B821 P5
TR647.B821P5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_265859

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