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Arwin Galleries records

Creator:
Arwin Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Names:
Altman, Harold, 1924-  Search this
Arwin, Kathleen G.  Search this
Arwin, Lester B.  Search this
Berg, Irving  Search this
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Bostick, William A.  Search this
Brun, Thomas, 1911-  Search this
Bryson, Bernarda  Search this
Butkin, John  Search this
Cattell, Ray, 1921-  Search this
Cavat, Irma  Search this
Chi, Chuang  Search this
Chobanian, Mihran  Search this
Cibere, Joseph  Search this
Cohn, Max Arthur, 1903-  Search this
Copeland, Lila, 1922-  Search this
De Ruth, Jan, 1922-  Search this
Demariais, Joseph  Search this
Dyk, Dick Van  Search this
Elman, Ray  Search this
Eloul, Kosso, 1920-  Search this
Fairfield, Richard Thomas, 1937-  Search this
Figiel, Leo  Search this
Florsheim, Richard A., 1916-1979  Search this
Ginsburg, Max, 1931-  Search this
Glassgold, Harry, 1908-  Search this
Golden, Libby, 1913-  Search this
Gould, John Howard  Search this
Guild, Ken  Search this
Howell, Frank  Search this
Iktin, Colette Perazio  Search this
Jerzy, Richard E., 1943-2001  Search this
Jones, W. Louis  Search this
Kahn, Max, 1903-2005  Search this
Kaiman, Charles, 1947-  Search this
Kallem, Herbert, 1909-1994  Search this
Kashdan, Deborah  Search this
Kasprowicz, Ed, 1941-  Search this
Kearney, John, 1924-  Search this
Keidan, Barbara  Search this
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Leepa, Allen, 1919-2009  Search this
Letendre, Rita, 1929-  Search this
Lewis, William A.  Search this
Loomis-Vansen, Leslie  Search this
McChesney, Clifton, 1929-2011  Search this
McClure, Thomas F. (Thomas Fulton), 1920-2009  Search this
Mintz, Harry, 1909-  Search this
Noyer, Albert  Search this
Offner, Elliot  Search this
Pappas, John L., 1898-1976  Search this
Parker, Robert Andrew  Search this
Pepitone, Richard  Search this
Pinto, James, 1907-  Search this
Plotkin, Linda, 1938-  Search this
Poleskie, Stephen Francis, 1938-  Search this
Pramuk, Edward Richard, 1936-  Search this
Rauzy, Renée  Search this
Redstone, Louis G.  Search this
Rizk, Romanos, 1927-  Search this
Rodo Boulanger, Graciela, 1935-  Search this
Romano, Clare  Search this
Ross, John, 1921-  Search this
Rouzaud, Jean  Search this
Rymph, Stephen  Search this
Saunders, Marlis  Search this
Schwartz, Leonard  Search this
Seawell, Tom, 1936-  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Sharp, David  Search this
Simper, Fred, 1914-  Search this
Smith, Alden, 1926-  Search this
Snyder, Donald F., 1925-  Search this
Snyder, Jo  Search this
Stanford, Nancy S.  Search this
Tabuena, Romeo, 1921-  Search this
Tammany, David  Search this
Taylor, Ann, 1941-  Search this
Taylor, Cledie, 1926-  Search this
Thayer, Russel  Search this
Tillery, Lynn  Search this
Treaster, Richard  Search this
Van Haren, John  Search this
Weddige, Emil, 1907-  Search this
Werwiter, Derek  Search this
Wilson, Sol  Search this
Wyse, Alex  Search this
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983  Search this
Zelman, David  Search this
Extent:
9.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1981
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Arwin Galleries consist primarily of artists' files (6 ft.), subject files (1 ft.), as well as general correspondence, photographs, various art work, motion picture film, printed material, and some scattered financial and other business records.
Artists' files, 1948-1981 contain correspondence, photographs, art work, printed material, writings and business records on 86 artists, including Harold Altman, Irving Berg, Harry Bertoia, William Bostick, Graciela Rodo Boulanger, Thomas Brun, John Butkin, Ray Cattell, Irma Cavat, Chuang Chi, Mihran Chobanian, Joseph Cibere, Max Arthur Cohn, Lila Copeland, Joseph Demariais, Jan De Ruth, Dick Van Dyk, Ray Elman, Kosso Eloul, Richard Fairfield, Leo Figiel, Richard Florsheim, Max Ginsburg, Harry Glassgold, Libby Golden, John Gould, Ken Guild, Frank Howell, Colette P. Iktin, Richard Jerzy, W. Louis Jones, Max Kahn, Charles Kaiman, Herbert Kallem, Deborah Kashdan, Ed Kasprowicz, John Kearney, Barbara Keidan, Richard Kozlow,
Allen Leepa, Rita Letendre, William Lewis, Leslie Loomis-Vansen, Clifton McChesney, Thomas McClure, Harry Mintz, Albert Noyer, Elliot Offner, John Pappas, Robert Parker, Richard Pepitone, James Pinto, Linda Plotkin, Steve Poleskie, Edward Pramuk, Renée Rauzy, Louis Redstone, Romanos Rizk, Clare Romano, John Ross, Jean Rouzaud, Stephen Rymph, Marlis Saunders, Leonard Schwartz, Tom Seawell, Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, David Sharp, Fred Simper, Don Snyder, Jo Snyder, Nancy S. Stanford, Romeo Tabuena, David Tammany, Ann Taylor, Cledie Taylor, Russel Thayer, Lynn Tillery, Richard Treaster, John Van Haren, Emil Weddige, Derek Werwiter, Sol Wilson, Alex Wyse, Adja Yunkers, and David Zelman.
Subject files, 1963-1981, are on galleries, cities, styles of art, organizations and other topics.
Correspondence consists of Lester Arwin's personal correspondence, 1959-1980, and business correspondence, 1958-1981. Art works include greeting cards, paintings, sketches and prints. One reel of motion picture film and two reels of photonegatives are of the 1963 gallery fire. Photographs and slides are of Lester and Kathleen Arwin, their family and friends, gallery installations and openings, art works by Irma Cavat, John Kearney and others, and portraits of artists, including Ben Shahn and Richard Kozlow. Printed material, 1956-1980, consists of clippings, exhibition announcements and a sample book of prints CE CARACATURE NOEL, 1956.
Also found are notes for speeches by Lester Arwin; news releases; business and financial records, 1960-1981, regarding appraisals, framers, graphics companies, insurance, loans and sales, and including a ledger and an inventory made after the 1963 fire.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Detroit, Mich. Founded in 1963 by Lester and Kathleen Arwin. Specialized in contemporary art. Closed in 1981.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 and 1984 by Melanie Arwin, the daughter of Lester and Kathleen Arwin.
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, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Michigan -- Detroit
Identifier:
AAA.arwigall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-arwigall

Oral history interview with John Kearney, 2009 Mar. 12-13

Interviewee:
Kearney, John, 1924-2014  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15657
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282400
AAA_collcode_kearne09
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282400

John Kearney papers, 1951-2014

Creator:
Kearney, John, 1924-2014  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16233
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370266
AAA_collcode_kearjohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370266

Oral history interview with John Kearney

Interviewee:
Kearney, John, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (wav files (5 hr., 28 min.), digital)
140 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 Mar. 12-13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of John Kearney conducted 2009 Mar. 12-13, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, in Kearney's studio, in Chicago, Ill.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee John Kearney (1924- ) is an artist and sculptor in Chicago, Ill. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y. Kearney was educated at Cranbrook Academy of Art and Universita per Stranieri and is the co-founder of Contemporary Art Workshop in Chicago.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 28 min.
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 administrators.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kearne09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kearne09

John Kearney papers

Creator:
Kearney, John, 1924-  Search this
Extent:
2.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1951-2014
Scope and Contents:
The papers of sculptor John Kearney date from 1951-2014 and include subject files and printed material. Subject files may contain correspondence, photographs and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
John Kearney (1924-2014) was a sculptor in Chicago, Illinois.
Provenance:
Donated 2015 and 2017 by Lynn Kearney, John Kearney's widow.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.kearjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kearjohn

Two Giraffes, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome car bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1978
Topic:
Animal--Giraffe  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580048
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296178

Elephant, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome or steel car bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chicago Park District Preservation Planning Division 425 East McFetridge Drive Chicago Illinois 60605
Located Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens 2200 North Cannon Drive Chicago Illinois 60614
Date:
1982
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296182

The Quorum, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Welded chrome-plated automobile bumpers mounted on steel rods
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Bramalea Properties Urban Properties Group 901 Main Street Dallas Texas 75202
Located Nations Bank Plaza 901 Main Street Dallas Texas
Date:
July 18, 1985
Topic:
Animal--Amphibian--Frog  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500214
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299468

Deer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome-plated auto bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Aon Center 200 East Randolph Street Plaza Chicago Illinois 60680
Date:
1985. Commissioned spring 1985. Installed Dec. 14, 1985
Topic:
Animal--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87720007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299493

Key Deer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Heartsprings 2400 North Jardine Wichita Kansas 67219
Date:
1977
Topic:
Animal--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88410067
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302283

Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Fourth Financial Center Corporation, Bank IV 100 North Broadway Wichita Kansas 67202
Date:
Copyrighted 1975. 1977
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88410068
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302284

Minotaurs, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chromium-plated steel car bumpers on a base of wheel rims
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1984
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Minotaur  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000074
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_310294

Gorilla, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Chrome car bumpers
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1983
Topic:
Animal--Ape  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000075
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_310295

Tyrannosaurus Rex, (sculpture)

Title:
Rex, (sculpture)
Dinosaur, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
Commissioned 1988.; Installed 1989
Topic:
Animal--Other--Dinosaur  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000203
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312404

Stegosaurus, (sculpture)

Title:
Stu, (sculpture)
Dinosaur, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
Autumn 1991
Topic:
Animal--Other--Dinosaur  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000204
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312405

Giraffe, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
1992
Topic:
Animal--Giraffe  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000206
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312406

Clydesdale Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
1992
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000207
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312407

Triceratops, (sculpture)

Title:
Dinosaur, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Car bumpers on a concrete base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crown Products 1600 Powis Court Dinosaur Park West Chicago Illinois 60185
Date:
1991
Topic:
Animal--Other--Dinosaur  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000205
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312542

Silverbolt, (sculpture)

Title:
Detroit Horse Power IV, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Horse: chrome-plated steel car bumpers; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
City of Detroit Children's Museum 67 East Kirby Front lawn Detroit Michigan
Date:
1971-1972. Dedicated March 2, 1972
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS MI000088
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_319090

Two Steers, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kearney, John 1924-2014  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: chrome-plated automobile bumpers, welded; Foundation: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Sedgwick County Coliseum 1229 East 85th North Wichita Kansas 67147
Located Kansas Coliseum North of Wichita on Highway 35 Wichita Kansas
Date:
1972
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAS KS000208
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_325006

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