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Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005

Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Lerner Levine, Marion  Search this
Wilson, Willam  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Miller, Lura Harden  Search this
Stussy, Jan  Search this
Conwill, Houston  Search this
Brice, William  Search this
Riegelman, Nancy  Search this
Everts, Connor  Search this
Fine, Jud  Search this
Toon, Caroll  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Anderson, Eugene Newton  Search this
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
California State University, Northridge  Search this
Dobrick Gallery  Search this
Eugenia Butler Gallery  Search this
Gloria Cortella, Inc  Search this
Hank Baum Gallery  Search this
Jan Turner Gallery  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13380
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)256376
AAA_collcode_hardmarv
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_256376
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Marvin Harden papers

Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Names:
California State University, Northridge -- Faculty  Search this
Dobrick Gallery  Search this
Eugenia Butler Gallery  Search this
Gloria Cortella, Inc.  Search this
Hank Baum Gallery  Search this
Jan Turner Gallery  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Anderson, Eugene Newton  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
Brice, William, 1921-2008  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Conwill, Houston, 1947-2016  Search this
Everts, Connor  Search this
Fine, Jud  Search this
Lerner Levine, Marion  Search this
Miller, Lura Harden  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Riegelman, Nancy  Search this
Stussy, Jan, 1921-  Search this
Toon, Caroll  Search this
Wilson, Willam, 1934-2013  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Etchings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Visitors' books
Photographs
Date:
circa 1936-2005
Summary:
The papers of African American painter, printmaker, and educator Marvin Harden measure 2.2 linear feet and date from circa 1936 to 2005. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork, and photographs. Correspondents include Joyce Tremain, Judy Chicago, Marion Lerner Levine, Jud Fine, Houston Conwill, Sandy Ballatore-Nelson, Nancy Lee Riegelmen, Eugene Anderson, Connor Everts, Pleter Plagens, Jan Stussy, Caroll Toon, William Wilson, and others. Artwork includes a book of etchings Natural Selections (1991).
Scope and Contents:
The papers of African American painter, printmaker, and educator Marvin Harden measure 2.2 linear feet and date from circa 1936 to 2005. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork, and photographs. Artwork includes a book of etchings Natural Selections (1991).

Biographical material includes papers pertaining to Harden's education and family history, including an essay written by his sister Lura Harden Miller.

Correspondence is with artists, colleagues, and organizations, including Eugene Anderson, Sandy Ballatore-Nelson, William Brice, Judy Chicago, Houston Conwill, Connor Everts, Jud Fine, Marion Lerner Levine, Pleter Plagens, Nancy Lee Riegelmen, Jan Stussy, Caroll Toon, William Wilson, Dobrick Gallery, Eugenia Butler Gallery, Gloria Cortella, Inc., Hank Baum Gallery, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art, among others.

Teaching files primarily document Harden's career as an art educator at California State University, Northridge. Materials include teaching awards, assignments, course outlines, notes, and miscellaneous writings by Harden about his teaching philosophy. The files also contain correspondence and photographs with students, a student exhibition guest register, committee notes, memorandums, and evidence pertaining to an employment-related grievance with the university.

Exhibition files include announcements, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, floor plans, insurance documents, loan agreements, photographs, press releases, and price lists.

Printed material consists of announcements and invitations, exhibition catalogs, and a loose clippings scrapbook with articles and reviews about Harden's artwork and exhibitions. Also found is a copy of the first volume of the Journal published by the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, which includes a photograph of Harden and references to his involvement in developing the organization.

Artwork includes two sketches and an artists' book entitled natural selections which contains 12 aquatint etchings by Marvin Harden.

Among the black and white and color photographs are portraits and snapshots of Marvin Harden, family members, and colleagues, as well as Harden's home, studio, and land at Inwardness Ranch located near Cambria, California.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1950-1991 (Box 1; 5 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1964-2005 (Box 1; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Teaching Files, circa 1964-2003 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1966-2004 (Boxes 1-2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, circa 1964-2003 (Box 2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 6: Artwork, 1989-2000 (Box 2; 2 folders)

Series 7: Photographs, circa 1936-2001 (Box 2; 7 folders)
Biographical / Historical:
Marvin Harden (1935- ) is an African American painter, printmaker, and educator living and working in California. Harden received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1963. While there, Harden studied under John Paul Jones, Jan Stussy, and William Brice. He also became friends with UCLA classmate and feminist artist, Judy Chicago.

Harden's first solo exhibition was in 1964 at Ceeje Galleries in Los Angeles, California. His drawings, paintings, and prints have been exhibited widely in museums, galleries, and universities in southern California, and also in New Mexico, New York, and Texas, among other locations. Harden has also been the recipient of artists' fellowships awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.

Harden became a Professor of Art at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in 1968, and in 1984 he received a Distinguished Teaching Award and Exceptional Merit Service Award. During his career at CSUN, Harden established the art department's graduate teaching assistant program.
Provenance:
The Marvin Harden papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Marvin Harden in 2005.
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.
Rights:
The Marvin Harden papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Printmakers -- California  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Philosophy  Search this
Educators -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Etchings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Visitors' books
Photographs
Citation:
Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hardmarv
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Marvin Harden papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hardmarv

Jan Turner Gallery

Collection Creator:
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Flores, Elsa  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 13-17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985-1992
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is access restricted, except for Box 8; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce six journals and sketchbooks (volumes 79-84) requires written permission from Elsa Flores.
Collection Citation:
Carlos Almaraz and Elsa Flores papers, 1946-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Carlos Almaraz and Elsa Flores papers
Carlos Almaraz and Elsa Flores papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-almacarl-ref93

Jan Turner Gallery

Collection Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986-1994
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
The Marvin Harden papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Marvin Harden papers
Marvin Harden papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hardmarv-ref50

Jan Turner Gallery

Collection Creator:
Mazur, Michael, 1935-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1982-1994
Collection 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.

Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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:
Michael Mazur Papers, circa 1936-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Michael Mazur papers
Michael Mazur papers / Series 4: Gallery Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mazumich-ref137

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Harden, Marvin, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-2005
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence is with artists, colleagues, and organizations. Artists represented within the correspondence includes William Brice, Judy Chicago, Melvin Edwards, Connor Everts, Jan Stussy, and others. Arts organizations found within the correspondence includes Dobrick Gallery, Eugenia Butler Gallery, Gloria Cortella Inc., Hank Baum Gallery, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art, among others.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
The Marvin Harden papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Marvin Harden papers, circa 1936-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hardmarv, Series 2
See more items in:
Marvin Harden papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hardmarv-ref13

Jan Turner Gallery [Folder]

Additional name:
Turner Gallery  Search this
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:
Los Angeles (Calif.)
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_97742

Carlos Almaraz : a survey of works on paper, 1967 through 1989 : [exhibition] 18 August through 15 September, 1990

Author:
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Benavidez, Max  Search this
Frank, Peter R  Search this
Jan Turner Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Almaraz, Carlos Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
[1990?]
Call number:
N40.1.A4428 J3 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_512033

A Hans Bellmer miscellany / text by Robert C. Morgan ; poem by Timothy Baum

Author:
Bellmer, Hans 1902-1975  Search this
Morgan, Robert C. 1943-  Search this
Baum, Timothy  Search this
Jan Turner Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Bellmer, Hans 1902-1975 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
75 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Erotic art--Exhibitions  Search this
Women in art  Search this
Call number:
N6888.B44 A4 1993
N40.1.B433 M8 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_457899

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