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Kamrowski, Gerome

Collection Creator:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1941
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 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:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection / Series 1: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw989515e2a-fcc4-496d-bbe3-96fe0db4e71b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fedeartp14-ref621

Kamrowski, Gerome

Container:
Box 38 of 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 3/2/1988 memorandum, Massa to Fleckner; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-089, Archives of American Art, Departmental Records
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Departmental Records
Departmental Records / Box 38
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-089-refidd1e12484

Kamrowski, Gerome

Collection Creator:
Rubin, David S., 1949-  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
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:
David S. Rubin papers, 1960-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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David S. Rubin papers
David S. Rubin papers / Series 5: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9371cec9a-80ab-4fe0-ad9d-0edcdde0b45f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-rubidavi-ref512

Gerome Kamrowski papers

Creator:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Search this
University of Michigan  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Breton, André, 1896-1966  Search this
Lange, Monique  Search this
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967  Search this
Sandler, Irving, 1925-  Search this
Interviewer:
Sawin, Martica  Search this
Extent:
8.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1938-2004
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, photographs, project files, subject files, correspondence, printed material and audio visual material concerning Gerome Kamrowski's career as a Surrealist painter.
Biographical material includes curriculum vitae and an interrview transcript with Kamrowski by Michael Sherker. Photographs, slides and negatives are of Kamrowski, his family, studio, artwork, exhibition installations and exhibitions. The bulk of the project files concern individual works of art and include correspondence, reviews, photographs and miscellany. Subject files pertain to the University of Michigan, exhibitions that involved Kamrowski, organizations and people who worked with Kamrowski, and include correspondence and printed material.
Correspondence includes letters from Andre Breton, Monique Lange, Hilla von Rebay, Mercedes Matter, Irving Sandler, and numerous dealers and institutions including the Guggenheim Foundation, The Whitney Museum of Art, the Andre Emmerich Gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Art Students League.
Audio visual material includes an interview on three cassettes of Kamrowski conducted by Martica Sawin, 1986, and three reels of motion picture film footage of sculptures, one labeled "Celestial Rhythms" and the others untitled, 1971. Printed material includes Kamrowski's portfolios, exhibition reviews, catalogs, and announcements, press releases, and newspaper clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Gerome Kamrowski (1914-2004) was a Surrealist painter in New York, N.Y. and Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Provenance:
Donated 2008 by Mary Jane Kamrowski, Kamrowski's widow.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Painters -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Surrealism  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kamrgero
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93a2ced0e-0a2d-4b79-86e9-dab7b8d534b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kamrgero

Oral history interview with Gerome Kamrowski, 1976 January 22

Interviewee:
Kamrowski, Gerome L., 1914-2004  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12223
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212768
AAA_collcode_kamrow76
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212768

Gerome Kamrowski papers, 1938-2004

Creator:
Kamrowski, Gerome L., 1914-2004  Search this
Subject:
Matter, Mercedes  Search this
Breton, André  Search this
Lange, Monique  Search this
Rebay, Hilla  Search this
Sandler, Irving  Search this
Sawin, Martica  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Search this
University of Michigan  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Surrealism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15756
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287218
AAA_collcode_kamrgero
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_287218

William and Ethel Baziotes papers, circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980

Creator:
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963  Search this
Baziotes, Ethel, 1917-2017  Search this
Subject:
Alloway, Lawrence  Search this
Bodin, Paul  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Sievan, Maurice  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Canaday, John  Search this
Castano, Giovanni  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Kootz, Samuel Melvin  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel  Search this
Bernshṭin, Me'ir  Search this
Blesh, Rudi  Search this
Janis, Harriet Grossman  Search this
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Licht, Michel  Search this
Paneth, Donald  Search this
Ruiz-Picasso, Maya  Search this
Lee, Francis P.  Search this
Matta  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Baziotes, Ethel  Search this
Baziotes, Harry  Search this
Motherwell, Maria  Search this
Zulieta, Orlando  Search this
Baziotes, Christos  Search this
Peterson, Charles  Search this
Ricci, F.  Search this
Schumm, Gertrud  Search this
Vazakas, Byron  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8872
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211057
AAA_collcode_baziwill
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Movements and Schools
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211057
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Gerome Kamrowski

Interviewee:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
17 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1976 January 22
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Gerome Kamrowski conducted 1976 January 22, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

(Note to researchers: Kamrowski felt that the interview was incomplete and not adequately done.)
Biographical / Historical:
Gerome Kamrowski (1914-2004) was a surrealist painter and educator from Ann Arbor, Mich. He studied at the Art Students League under Hans Hofmann. Kamrowski painted murals as a part of the Minnesota FAP/WPA. Kamrowski taught at the University of Michigan School of Art. Kamrowski discusses William Baziotes, Jackson Pollock, Peter Busa, and Robert Motherwell among others.
Provenance:
This interview is 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.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kamrow76
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92bf475bd-6731-48c4-a068-cd71fdaad0a7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kamrow76
Online Media:

The Spectral Attitudes

Artist:
Gerome Kamrowski, born Warren, MN 1914-died Ann Arbor, MI 2004  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 x 30 in. (88.9 x 76.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia and Phillip Frost
Object number:
1986.92.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 41B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71dcec534-5d1f-4708-9e09-abe48c43303b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.92.62

William and Ethel Baziotes papers

Creator:
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963  Search this
Names:
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence, 1926-1990  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Baziotes, Christos  Search this
Baziotes, Ethel  Search this
Baziotes, Harry  Search this
Bernshṭin, Meʼir, -1978  Search this
Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985  Search this
Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994  Search this
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Castano, Giovanni, 1896-1978  Search this
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Hare, David, 1917-1992  Search this
Hélion, Jean, 1904-1987  Search this
Janis, Harriet Grossman  Search this
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982  Search this
Lee, Francis P.  Search this
Licht, Michel, 1893-1953  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Motherwell, Maria  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Paneth, Donald  Search this
Peterson, Charles  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Ricci, F.  Search this
Ruiz-Picasso, Maya  Search this
Schumm, Gertrud  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel, 1903-1984  Search this
Sievan, Maurice  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Vazakas, Byron  Search this
Zulieta, Orlando  Search this
Extent:
6.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Date:
circa 1900-1992
bulk 1935-1980
Summary:
The papers of New York City abstract expressionist painter William Baziotes and his wife Ethel measure 6.3 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. The collection includes William Baziotes biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed material, and photographs. The papers of Ethel Baziotes consists of correspondence mostly dated after her husband's death regarding exhibitions of his work, along with limited biographical material and writings.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York City abstract expressionist painter William Baziotes and his wife Ethel measure 6.3 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. The collection includes William Baziotes biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed material, and photographs. The papers of Ethel Baziotes consists of correspondence mostly dated after her husband's death regarding exhibitions of his work, along with limited biographical material and writings.

Biographical material on William Baziotes consists of a bibliography, teaching files, a sound recording of an interview, membership cards, sales records, a sketchbook, and other miscellaneous material. There is one folder regarding Ethel Baziotes containing a few certificates and her college diploma.

Correspondence consists of letters to William and Ethel Baziotes. Notable correspondents include Lawrence Alloway, Alfred Barr, Andre Breton, Clement Greenberg, Peggy Guggenheim, David Hare, Jean Helion, Maria and Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, and others. There are also letters from the Samuel M. Kootz Gallery regarding the sales of William Baziotes's artwork and letters written by William Baziotes to his brother Christos. Letters to Ethel Baziotes include condolence letters as well as letters from museum and galleries regarding exhibitions of her husband's work.

Writings include William Baziotes's notes on various subjects, a list of book titles, and a transcript for a speech. Writings by others include essays about William Baziotes and other subjects.

Printed materials consist of clippings, announcements, magazines, and many exhibition catalogs, mostly on group exhibitions which included artwork by William Baziotes.

Photographs are of William Baziotes, Ethel Baziotes, family and friends, their residence, and his artwork. There are a also photographs of Meir Bernstein, Samuel Kootz, Paul Bodin, Maria Motherwell, Pablo and Maya Picasso, Rudi Blesh, Nathan Halper, Ethel Schwabacher, Clyfford Still, and others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1933-1982 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1936-1988 (Boxes 1-2; 1 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1950-1992 (Box 2; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1944-1992 (Boxes 2-7, 9; 4.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1900-1979, bulk 1940-circa 1963 (Boxes 7-9; 0.7 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
William Baziotes (1912-1963) was an abstract expressionist painter in New York City. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Baziotes moved to New York City in 1933, where he studied painting at the National Academy of Design, 1933-1936. He participated on the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project as a teacher, 1936-1938, and painted for the Easel Painting Project, 1938-1940.

In 1941 he married Ethel Copstein. He had his first one-man show at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century Gallery in 1944. The Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, Inc. held a solo show for Baziotes in 1946 and continued to exhibit his works until 1958.

Baziotes taught at Subjects of the Artist, 1948; the Brooklyn Museum Art School and New York University, 1949-1952; the People's Art Center at the Museum of Modern Art, 1950-1952; and Hunter College, 1952-1962. Baziotes died in 1963.
Provenance:
The William and Ethel Baziotes papers were donated by Ethel Baziotes, widow of William Baziotes, in several installments from 1969 to 1993.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Citation:
William and Ethel Baziotes papers, circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.baziwill
See more items in:
William and Ethel Baziotes papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d6f7f943-90c5-4dd7-b527-e69d86772014
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baziwill

Gerome Kamrowski, 1914- [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.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_29962

The Spectral Attitudes, (painting)

Painter:
Kamrowski, Gerome 1914-2004  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1986.92.62
Date:
1941
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08586299
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_476868

Moderns in mind : Gerome Kamrowski, Lee Mullican, Gordon Onslow-Ford : [exhibition] April 12-May 10, 1986

Author:
Artists Space (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Mullican, Lee 1919-  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Physical description:
37 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1986
Call number:
N40.1.K156 A79 1986
N40.1.K156A79 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_429841

Gerome Kamrowski : the 1940's : [exhibition] October 28-November 21, 1987

Author:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Kamrowski, Gerome Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[6] p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
[1987]
20th century
Topic:
Surrealism  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N6537.K25 A4 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632983

Alexander Corazzo/LeRoy Turner, American Abstraction-Creation

Author:
Corazzo, Alexander  Search this
Turner, LeRoy  Search this
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
University of Michigan Museum of Art  Search this
University of Michigan School of Art  Search this
Subject:
Corazzo, Alexander Exhibitions  Search this
Turner, LeRoy 1905- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 11 p., [12] p. of plates : chiefly ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
1976]
Call number:
ND237.C73 A4 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641308

Gerome Kamrowski : a retrospective exhibition / by Evan M. Maurer, Jennifer L. Bayles

Author:
Maurer, Evan M  Search this
Bayles, Jennifer L. 1953-  Search this
University of Michigan Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 120 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
Call number:
N40.1.K156 M4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_187757

Alexander Corazzo, LeRoy Turner : American abstraction-creation / an exhibition, October 4-31, 1976 / organized by Gerome Kamrowski and cosponsored by the University of Michigan School of Art and the University of Michigan Museum of Art; [introduction by Janna Longacre]

Author:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Corazzo, Alexander  Search this
Turner, LeRoy  Search this
Longacre, Janna  Search this
University of Michigan Museum of Art  Search this
University of Michigan School of Art  Search this
Physical description:
11 p., 6 leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
Call number:
N40.1.C787K2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_97234

Action and chance : a new look at drip

Author:
Weinstein Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Kupferman, Lawrence Edward 1909-1982  Search this
Donati, Enrico 1909-2008  Search this
Scarlett, Rolph 1889-1984  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Physical description:
70 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2013
C2013
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1017845

Gerome Kamrowski : the 1940's

Author:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Washburn Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : 6 col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Interviews
Date:
1989
Call number:
N6537.K25 A4 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_951913

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