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Robert Henry papers, 1952-1981

Creator:
Henry, Robert, 1933-  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Citation:
Robert Henry papers, 1952-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7737
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209902
AAA_collcode_henryrob
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209902

Selina Trieff papers

Creator:
Trieff, Selina, 1934-  Search this
Names:
Henry, Robert, 1933-  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1951-1981
Summary:
The papers of painter Selina Trieff measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1951-1981. The collection documents Trieff's career through personal and professional papers including correspondence, postcards from friend and mentor Ad Reinhardt, a 1951 art competition certificate, and audiovisual recordings of an interview with Trieff, a talk given by her husband, artist Robert Henry, and an exhibition lecture. Also found are clippings, articles, exhibition catalogs and announcements; photographs of Trieff, her friends, family, other artists, and paintings; and several drawings.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter Selina Trieff measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1951-1981. The collection documents Trieff's career through personal and professional papers including correspondence, postcards from friend and mentor Ad Reinhardt, a 1951 art competition certificate, and audiovisual recordings of an interview with Trieff, a talk given by her husband, artist Robert Henry, and an exhibition lecture. Also found are clippings, articles, exhibition catalogs and announcements; photographs of Trieff, her friends, family, other artists, and paintings; and several drawings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series.

Series 1: Personal and Professional Papers, 1951-1981 (Box 1, OV 2; 0.5 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Selina Trieff (1934-2015) was a painter in Brooklyn, New York. After high school, she studied with Mark Rothko and Ad Reinhardt at Brooklyn College; Hans Hofmann in Provincetown; and Morris Kantor at the Art Students League. Trieff was most known for her unique style of expressionist portraits and self portraits, as well as her paintings of animals. Trieff had solo exhibitions at the Broolyn Museum, Riverside Art Museum, California, and the Hudson River Art Museum, New York; and exhibited her work in group shows acrosss the United States and Europe. Her work is found in collections at the Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and many more.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Selina Trieff in 1981.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment, and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Citation:
Selina Trieff papers, 1951-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.trieseli
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Selina Trieff papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99d24eeac-a11a-4cc6-a7c0-eda0b7b257bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-trieseli

Robert Henry papers

Creator:
Henry, Robert, 1933-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((160 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1952-1981
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; business letters from galleries and art organizations; receipts; price lists of paintings; unpublished writings by Henry; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings, press releases and other printed material; a cassette tape of an interview with Henry conducted by April Kingsley; and photographs of Henry and his paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and educator; New York City.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Robert Henry.
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 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.henryrob
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a28f446c-ed3e-4762-95e1-5e4ea4919920
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-henryrob

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