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Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.) [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_98474

Whitney Halstead papers, 1920-1982

Creator:
Halstead, Whitney, 1926-1979  Search this
Subject:
Nutt, Jim  Search this
Yoakum, Joseph  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Sketches
Sound recordings
Journals (accounts)
Drawings
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Citation:
Whitney Halstead papers, 1920-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9542
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211742
AAA_collcode_halswhit
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211742
Online Media:

Whitney Halstead papers

Creator:
Halstead, Whitney  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago. School  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Yoakum, Joseph, 1886-1972  Search this
Extent:
7.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Sketches
Sound recordings
Journals (accounts)
Drawings
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1920-1982
Summary:
The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives of primitive art, including American Indian art by Southwest tribes.
Scope and Content Note:
The Whitney Halstead papers measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1982. They document the career of art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material; a diary and travel journals; writings and notes (almost one-half of the collection); scattered correspondence; miscellaneous records and printed materials documenting Halstead's tenure at the Art Institute of Chicago; audio-cassette recordings of African and native music; artists files for Jim Nutt and Joseph E. Yoakum; exhibition files; art work by Halstead and others; and photographs of Halstead, friends and colleagues, and art projects. Also found are numerous photographs, slides, and negatives depicting primitive art, mostly native American Indian art by Southwest tribes.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 11 series by either type of material or subject file, and chronologically within each series. Oversized material from various series has been housed in OV folder 8 and is noted in the Series Description/Container Listing Section at the appropriate folder title with see also/see references.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1966-1977 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Personal Correspondence, circa 1933-1978 (Box 1; 6 folders)

Series 3: Diary and Travel Journals, 1957-1975 (Box 1; 3 folders)

Series 4: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Files, circa 1920-1982 (Box 1-2; 1.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Notes and Writings, circa 1923-1978 (Box 2-5; 3.4 linear feet)

Series 6: Artist Files, 1967-1977 (Box 5-6, OV 8; 36 folders)

Series 7: Hyde Park Art Center File, circa 1960-1977 (Box 6; 4 folders)

Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1966-1975 (Box 6, OV 8; 17 folders)

Series 9: Art Work, circa 1932-1970 (Box 6, OV 8; 21 folders)

Series 10: Photographs, circa 1949-1976 (Box 7; 0.9 linear feet)

Series 11: Printed Material, 1966-1975 (Box 7; 5 folders)
Biographical Note:
Art historian, educator, critic, author, and artist Whitney Halstead was born in 1926. After receiving a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Halstead worked as an assistant in the Field Museum's anthropology department. He also taught art history at several Chicago-area universities, including the Art Institute, where he developed a series of courses on primitive art. Some historians have indicated that these courses were an important influence on the work of several artists of the "Chicago School" who studied with Halstead, including Roger Brown, Phil Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, and Karl Wirsum, among others. Halstead also played a prominent role in the 1965 Art Institute's faculty strike that resulted in better working conditions for the instructors, and by 1967, he had become Chairman of the Division of Fine Arts. In 1970, he assumed the position of Graduate Advisor.

Halstead wrote critical reviews for Artforum, the Chicago Daily News, and numerous articles and essays promoting local and primitive art, including the work of Jim Nutt and naïve artist Joseph E. Yoakum. He also curated several exhibitions, including Made In Chicago and Ulu/Inua: Form and Fantasy in Eskimo Art. Halstead's own art work, exhibitied primarily during the 1950s and early 1960s, was in a variety of media and reflected his interest in Dadaism and Surrealism.

Whitney Halstead died in 1979.
Related Material:
Additional Whitney Halstead papers are held by the Art Institute of Chicago.
Provenance:
The Whitney Halstead papers were donated by Theodore Halkin, the executor of Halstead's estate in 1986.
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.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art critics -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Sketches
Sound recordings
Journals (accounts)
Drawings
Citation:
Whitney Halstead papers, 1920-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halswhit
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9692b929b-832d-4d31-b6aa-41d0d04a7d88
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halswhit
Online Media:

The collected Hairy Who publications 1966-1969 : Jim Falconer, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Suellen Rocca, Karl Wirsum / edited and with an essay by Dan Nadel

Title:
Jim Falconer, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Suellen Rocca, Karl Wirsum
Writer of added commentary:
Nadel, Dan  Search this
Host institution:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Corcoran Gallery--Dupont Center  Search this
Matthew Marks Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Falconer, Jim 1943-  Search this
Green, Art 1941-  Search this
Nilsson, Gladys 1940-  Search this
Nutt, Jim 1938-  Search this
Rocca, Suellen 1943-  Search this
Wirsum, Karl 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
167 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
2015
20th century
Topic:
Hairy Who (Group of artists)  Search this
Comic books, strips, etc., in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512.5.H35 C65 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1055739

Hyde Park Art Center records

Creator:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Fifth Ward Art Center of Chicago  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1979
Scope and Contents:
Certificate of incorporation; constitution and by-laws; minutes of the Board of Directors meetings; treasurer's reports; annual reports; letters received; copies of letters sent; 3 scrapbooks containing clippings and other printed material; subject files on exhibitions, artists, membership, fundraising, art classes and workshops, and the film program; a booklet, HYDE PARK ART CENTER, 1939-1976, edited by Goldene Shaw, 1976; exhibition posters; copies of news releases; clippings; and 26 photographs of artists, exhibitions and works of art. Also included is a manuscript about the history of the Center by Don Baum and Goldene Shaw.
Biographical / Historical:
Art center; Chicago, Ill. Founded in 1939 as the Fifth Ward Art Center of Chicago, Illinois. The name changed to Hyde Park Art Center in February 1940.
Provenance:
Material donated 1981 by Hyde Art Center; unpublished manuscript donated 1975 by Don Baum.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Exhibitions -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- Illinois
Identifier:
AAA.hydepark
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw990738f13-5bce-426a-9fae-1d9c18763833
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hydepark

Not just another pretty face

Issuing body:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N531 .H93
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012598

Philip Hanson : works from 1968-1985

Author:
Hanson, Philip  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Hanson, Philip  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
[1985]
Call number:
N6537. H34623 A4 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_708859

Mira! : the Canadian Club Hispanic art tour

Author:
Quirarte, Jacinto 1931-  Search this
Museo del Barrio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture (Miami, Fla.)  Search this
Physical description:
[35] p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
1985]
20th century
Topic:
Hispanic American art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
ND238.H5 M57 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_650696

Don Baum : A review of works from 1947-1981 / Hyde Park Art Center

Author:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Baum, Don 1922-2008  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1981
20th century
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
NB237.B39 A4 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640525

Robert Amft : paintings for particular people, a survey 1935-2005 / Robert Amft

Title:
Paintings for particular people, a survey 1935-2005
Author:
Amft, Robert 1916-  Search this
Corbett, John  Search this
Morse, Annie  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
1926 Exhibition Studies Space (Chicago, ILL)  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago School  Search this
Subject:
Amft, Robert 1916-  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 17 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
[2005]
Call number:
ND237.A535 A4 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_953412

Jefferson Pinder : onyx odyssey

Title:
Onyx odyssey
Artist:
Pinder, Jefferson  Search this
Host institution:
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Pinder, Jefferson  Search this
Physical description:
34 pages : color illustrations, 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2016
[2016]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091339

Cándida Alvarez : mambomountain / [text by Kate Lorenz and Valorie D. Thomas]

Title:
Cándida Alvarez : mambo mountain
Mambomountain
Mambo mountain
Author:
Alvarez, Candida 1955-  Search this
Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Contributor:
Lorenz, Kate  Search this
Thomas, Valorie D  Search this
Subject:
Alvarez, Candida 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
41 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063573

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