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Alexandre Hogue papers, 1929-1992

Creator:
Hogue, Alexandre, 1898-1994  Search this
Hogue, Alexandre, 1898-1994  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10077
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212947
AAA_collcode_hogualex
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212947

Theodore F. Wolff papers

Creator:
Wolff, Theodore F.  Search this
Names:
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008  Search this
Hogue, Alexandre, 1898-  Search this
Johnston, Ynez, 1920-  Search this
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Landeck, Armin, 1905-  Search this
Miller, Melissa  Search this
Natkin, Robert, 1930-  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997  Search this
Tacha, Athena, 1936-  Search this
Turrell, James  Search this
Witkin, Jerome  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketches
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Photographs
Interviews
Date:
1920-2013
bulk 1977-2013
Summary:
The papers of art critic, writer, and painter Theodore F. Wolff measure 8 linear feet and date from 1920-2013, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977-2013. The collection documents Wolff's career through biographical material, correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, printed material, a small amount of artwork, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art critic, writer, and painter Theodore F. Wolff measure 8 linear feet and date from 1920-2013, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977-2013. The collection documents Wolff's career through biographical material, correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, printed material, a small portion of artwork, and photographs.

Biographical material consists of biographical data, curriculum vitae, and awards. Included are outgoing and incoming letters that document Wolff's activities as an art critic, appraiser, and fine arts consultant. A large portion of his correspondence is with artists. Among the correspondents are Richard Diebenkorn, Alexander Hogue, Ynez Johnston, Armin Landeck, Melissa Miller, Robert Natkin, Theodoros Stamos, Athena Tachna, Jerome Witkin, and the writer Tom Wolfe. There is significant correspondence with Morris Graves, James Hubbell, Clyfford Still, and Stow Wengenroth relating to their work and Wolff's writings.

Interviews consist of three interviews with Theodore F. Wolff as well as a panel discussion with Wolff and other artists. Found are interviews with Enrico Donati and James Turrell. Recordings are on five sound cassettes and three videocassettes. Writings consist of Wolff's reviews, mostly tearsheets for The Christian Monitor and draft versions of a book. Also included are talks and lectures on art and art education recorded on seven videocassettes and six sound cassettes. Subject files document Wolff's professional interests and relate to his writing projects, exhibitions, talks, and presentations. Included are interviews with artists that were used by Theodore Wolff as source material.

Printed material includes Theodore F. Wolff's published critical writings on art, artists, and education. Included are exhibition catalogs, brochures, journals, and monographs. Artwork consists of seventeen sketches by Wolff done early in his career. Photographs are of Theodore F. Wolff and with friends and colleagues, many of them unidentified. Included are photographs of Wolff with Ida Kohlmeyer.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1982-2013 (Box 1; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1920, 1951-2011 (Box 1; 0.75 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, circa 1990-2002 (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, Talks, and Lectures, circa 1977-2005 (Boxes 2-4; 2.8 linear feet)

Series 5: Subject Files, circa 1940, 1964-2004 (Boxes 4-6; 1.8 linear feet)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1956-2006 (Boxes 6-8; 2.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, 1942-1948 (Box 7, 1 folder)

Series 8: Photographs, circa 1980-circa 2011 (Box 7; 0.25 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Theodore F. Wolff (1926-2012) was an art critic, writer, and painter in New York City.

Wolff attended the University of Wisconsin, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Education in 1949 and a Masters degree in Art and Art History the following year. By the early 1950s, Wolff was living in San Francisco, where he began his professional career as a painter. In 1956, he and his wife, Collette Wolff, moved to New York. During this period, Wolff also worked as an art appraiser and fine arts consultant for collectors, galleries, and museums. In 1977, Wolff began writing art criticism for The Christian Science Monitor and held the post of art critic at the publication until 1990. In addition to his art columns to The Monitor, Wolff contributed critical and introductory essays on artists for exhibition catalogs and journals. Theodore F. Wolff taught and lectured on art and art education at museums, universities, and conferences. In 1982, he received the National Headliners Award for Consistently Outstanding Column on Art and the Art World Award for Distinguished Newspaper Art Criticism in 1983. In 1990, Theodore Wolff retired from The Christian Science Monitor. He devoted the latter part of his career to painting, writing, lecturing, and teaching.

Theodore F. Wolff died in 2012 in New York City. He is survived by his wife, Collette Wolff.
Provenance:
A small amount of material was donated in 1999 by Theodore F. Wolff. Additional papers were donated in 2013 by Collette Wolff, widow of Theodore F. Wolff.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketches
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Photographs
Interviews
Citation:
Theodore F. Wolff papers, 1920-2013, bulk 1977-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wolftheo
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wolftheo

Alexandre Hogue papers

Creator:
Hogue, Alexandre, 1898-  Search this
Extent:
1.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 5 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1992
Scope and Contents:
REELS 1480-1483 and 3184: Correspondence, biographical data, published and unpublished writings, an inventory of art works, and clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements, a photograph of Hogue, and photographs and slides of Hogue's art work; and a sketch with a poem by Hogue.
UNMICROFILMED: Clippings, 1945-1991; an exhibition announcement, 1985; exhibition catalogs, 1992 and undated; miscellaneous printed material, 1985-1992; and a photograph of "St. Francis With the Birds," 1987, a work of art by Hogue.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, lithographer, printmaker. Died July 22, 1994. Head of Art Department at Tulsa University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1945-1963, retired from teaching 1967. Most noted for his "wind and water erosion" and "dustbowl" series.
Provenance:
Materials on reels 1480-1483 and 3184 donated 1979-1984 by Alexandre Hogue and microfilmed as part of AAA's Texas Arts Documentation Project. Hogue donated the unmicrofilmed material in 1992.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa  Search this
Lithographers -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa  Search this
Painters -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa  Search this
Printmakers -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hogualex
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hogualex

Nature's forms/nature's forces : the art of Alexandre Hogue / Lea Rosson DeLong

Author:
DeLong, Lea Rosson  Search this
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994-  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Philbrook Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
x, 211 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
C1984
Call number:
N6537.H566 A4 1984
N40.1.H7403D3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645105

Alexandre Hogue : the Erosion series / by Sue Canterbury ; with contributions by Susie Kalil and Alexa L. Hayes

Title:
Erosion series
Author:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994 Works Selections  Search this
Kalil, Susie 1952- Alexandre Hogue and the Dust Bowl Era  Search this
Hayes, Alexa L First look at Hogue's Black blizzard  Search this
Canterbury, Sue Double phoenix  Search this
Rockwell Museum of Western Art  Search this
Dallas Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994 Erosion series  Search this
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Physical description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2014
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1048935

Alexandre Hogue : an American visionary : paintings and works on paper / Susie Kalil

Author:
Kalil, Susie 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994 Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 207 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
In art
Place:
Southwestern States
Date:
2011
C2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_963162

Avalanche by Wind, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Arizona Museum of Art Olive Road and Speedway Tucson Arizona 85721 Accession Number: 49.1.1
Date:
1944
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Train  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Railroad Yard  Search this
Disaster  Search this
Study  Search this
Control number:
IAP 01350058
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_403955

Pedro the Zealot, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Phoenix Art Museum 1625 North Central Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85004 Accession Number: 1980/27
Date:
1933
Topic:
Portrait male--Pedro  Search this
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Control number:
IAP 01080152
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_405967

Erosion No. 2 -- Mother Earth Laid Bare, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Philbrook Museum of Art 2727 South Rockford Road Tulsa Oklahoma 74114 Accession Number: 46.4
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Object--Tool--Plow  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Farmhouse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 43610072
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_406086

Palo Duro Cedars, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1926
Topic:
Landscape--Texas--Palo Duro  Search this
Landscape--Tree--Cedar Tree  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412068

Rio Grande Valley Near Taos, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1926
Topic:
Landscape--River--Rio Grande  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412069

Across the Valley, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1929
Topic:
Landscape--Valley  Search this
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Adobe  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412070

Ranchos de Taos Mountains, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Art Department 17th & Grand Chickasha Oklahoma 73018
Date:
1929
Topic:
Landscape--New Mexico--Ranchos de Taos  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412071

Terraced Farms, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1929
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Farmhouse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412072

Ranchos Mountains from the Mesa, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on mounted canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Tulsa Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Tulsa Oklahoma 74104
Date:
1932
Topic:
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Landscape--New Mexico--Ranchos de Taos  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412073

Squaw Creek, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1927
Topic:
Landscape--River--Squaw Creek  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Fishing  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412074

Studio Corner, Taos, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1927
Topic:
Architecture interior--Studio  Search this
Object--Toy--Doll  Search this
Object--Toy--Rattle  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412075

Procession of the Saint - Santo Domingo, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sheldon Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden 12th & R Streets Lincoln Nebraska 68588
Date:
1928
Topic:
Landscape--Town  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Ceremony--Religion--Procession  Search this
Object--Art Object--Sculpture  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412076

Damp Day - Paluxi River, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1929
Topic:
Landscape--River--Paluxi River  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412077

Wind-Twisted Cedars, (painting)

Painter:
Hogue, Alexandre 1898-1994  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Carl Milles Collection Lidingo Sweden
Date:
1929
Topic:
Landscape--Tree--Cedar Tree  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B210011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412079

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