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Mark Rothko papers

Creator:
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Names:
Jewell, Edward Alden, 1888-1947  Search this
Extent:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[undated] and 1943
Scope and Contents:
Two letters, 1943, to Edward Alden Jewell, art editor of the New York Times, written in response to a published editorial in which Rothko attempts to explain modern art; handwritten notes and notebook with entries about art and the creative process; and 8 undated sketches. Microfilm title: Carson family papers.
Other Title:
Carson family papers (microfilm title)
Provenance:
These Rothko papers were in the possession of George Carson, husband of Rothko's ex-wife Edith Carson. Carson turned the papers over to the Mark Rothko Foundation, and gave the Archives of American Art permission to microfilm them.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rothmark
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rothmark

Oral history interview with Mildred Constantine

Interviewee:
Constantine, Mildred  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Baker, Jacob  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Jewell, Edward Alden, 1888-1947  Search this
McMahon, Audrey, 1900?-1981  Search this
Extent:
59 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 October 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Mildred Constantine conducted 1965 October 15, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Constantine speaks of the Federal Art Project in New York and its work; working for Audrey McMahon; the influx of foreign artists in the 1930s; the changes brought about in the art world because of the Federal Art Project. She recalls McMahon, Edward Alden Jewell, Holger Cahill and Jacob Baker.
Biographical / Historical:
Mildred Constantine (1914-2008) was an art historian from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 16 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.consta65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-consta65

Oral history interview with Sidney Gordin

Interviewee:
Gordin, Sidney, 1918-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Names:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art -- Students  Search this
Pratt Institute -- Faculty  Search this
Harrison, Wallace, 1900-  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Jewell, Edward Alden, 1888-1947  Search this
Kantor, Morris, 1896-1974  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Rosenborg, Ralph M., 1913-1992  Search this
Thomas, Byron, 1902-1978  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Sept. 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sidney Gordin conducted 1965 Sept. 2, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Gordin speaks of immigrating to the United States from Shanghai, China in 1922; being the class artist in grade school; attending Brooklyn Technical High School; studying at the WPA art school at the Brooklyn Museum for a summer; attending the Cooper Union School of Art; encountering Cubism; working as a commercial artist and making cartoons; teaching at the Pratt Institute; and alternating, as inspiration strikes, between painting and sculpture; and Constructivist philosophy. Gordin also mentions Ralph Rosenborg, Tom Eldred, Carol and Wallace Harrison, Edward Alden Jewell, Pablo Picasso, Byron Thomas, Morris Kantor, Hans Hofmann, Paul Clay, Jackson Pollock, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Sidney Gordin (1918-1996) was a sculptor and educator from Berkeley, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gordin65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gordin65

Suzanne Mullett Smith papers

Creator:
Smith, Suzanne Mullett  Search this
Names:
American Art Research Council  Search this
American University (Washington, D.C.). Fine Arts Dept. -- Faculty  Search this
Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946  Search this
Jewell, Edward Alden, 1888-1947  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1989
Scope and Contents:
Primarily research material compiled by Smith for her MA Thesis on Arthur Dove (1944, American University), and for the American Art Research Council, and papers relating to Smith's personal life and career as a painter.
REEL 1043: Photocopies of 19 letters and 2 telegrams from Dove and his wife Helen ("Reds") to Smith, 1943-1944 (originals donated in 1992); a card catalog of Dove's paintings; and a typescript of the 1976 revised edition of Smith's master's thesis, "Arthur G. Dove: A Study in Contemporary Art."
REELS 2425-2426: Provenance records for ca. 700 of Dove's paintings and sketches, compiled by Smith under the auspices of the American Art Research Council, containing information about title, ownership, medium, special markings on picture and frame, condition, date of work, and exhibition of work.
UNMICROFILMED: Personal papers relating to Smith's career and civic and social activities in the Washington, D.C. area, 1923-1988, including correspondence, letters to her husband, Gordon H. Smith, while he was an army musician stationed in California in 1944; class notes from her studies at American University; annotated sketchbooks; Smith's wedding album; printed material; and photographs of Smith, relatives and friends, including artist Peter Hurd.
Also included are materials on Dove, 1936-1989, including letters concerning Dove from Georgia O'Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Alden Jewell, Duncan Phillips,and Charles Alan; Smith's 1944 edition of her master's thesis; research notes on Dove, including transcribed Dove writings and correspondence; printed material; slides of Dove's work; and 4 microfilm reels of material collected during her research, portions contained in her papers.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, author, painter (1913-1989) of Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Material on reels 2425-2426 donated 1972 by Nathaly Baum. Material on reel 1043 lent for microfilming 1976 by Smith, and except for the 1976 revised thesis, was subsequently donated along with the unmicrofilmed material 1992 by Daisy Mullet Smith, Smith's daughter.
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 historians -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.smitsuza
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smitsuza

Letter from Edward Alden Jewell to Arthur Dove

Creator:
Jewell, Edward Alden, 1888-1947  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946  Search this
Subject:
Dove, Arthur Garfield  Search this
Jewell, Edward Alden  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
not after 1946
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15864
See more items in:
Arthur and Helen Torr Dove papers, 1905-1975
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15864
Online Media:

New phase in art noted at display

Creator:
Jewell, Edward Alden, 1888-1947  Search this
Subject:
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
New York Times  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1947 January 23
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9330
See more items in:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, circa 1920-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9330

Have we an American art? Designed and with an article on E. A. J. by Merle Armitage

Author:
Jewell, Edward Alden 1888-1947  Search this
Elise  Search this
Armitage, Merle 1893-1975  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. ., v-xvi p., 1 ., 232 p. illus. 24 x 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1939
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6505 .J4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653751

Americans

Author:
Jewell, Edward Alden 1888-1947  Search this
Physical description:
49 p. 50 pl. 26cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1930
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .J59 1930
ND212.J59 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_406387

American painters memorial exhibition since 1900 / College Art Association

Author:
Thompson, Helen  Search this
Jewell, Edward Alden 1888-1947  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1934
[1934?]
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Painters  Search this
Call number:
ND205 .A635
ND205.A635
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_201803

Alexander Brook, by Edward Alden Jewell ..

Author:
Jewell, Edward Alden 1888-1947  Search this
Subject:
Brook, Alexander 1898-1980  Search this
Physical description:
54, [2] p. incl. illus. (port.) plates. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
[c1931]
Call number:
N40.1.B863 J5
N40.1.B863J5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_267990

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