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Enrique Riverón papers

Creator:
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Names:
Wichita State University -- Faculty  Search this
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975  Search this
Bermúdez, Cundo, 1914-  Search this
Cantinflas, 1911-1993  Search this
Carreño, Mario  Search this
Carreño, Mario -- Photographs  Search this
Cugat, Xavier, 1900- -- Photographs  Search this
De Diego, Julio, 1900-  Search this
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936  Search this
Gattorno, Antonio  Search this
Gómez Sicre, José  Search this
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Kiki, 1901-1953  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo  Search this
Milland, Ray -- Photographs  Search this
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 -- Photographs  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949 -- Photographs  Search this
Peláez, Amelia, 1897-1968 -- Photographs  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Pidgeon, Walter, 1897-  Search this
Prohias, Antonio  Search this
Rebajes, Pauline  Search this
Reed, Alma M. -- Photographs  Search this
Russell, Rosalind -- Photographs  Search this
Salinas, Baruj  Search this
Sicre, Juan José -- Photographs  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro -- Photographs  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899- -- Photographs  Search this
Waguermert, Luis Gomez -- Photographs  Search this
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-  Search this
Extent:
3.3 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Date:
1918-1990s
Summary:
The papers of Enrique Riverón measure 3.3 linear feet and date from 1918-1990s. The collection contains correspondence, writings, diary entries, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs documenting Riverón's career as an illustrator, cartoonist, painter and sculptor in the United States and Cuba and, to a lesser extent, Riverón's teaching career at Wichita University in Kansas.
Scope and Content Note:
The Enrique Riverón papers measure 3.3 linear feet, date from 1918-1990s and document Riverón's career as an illustrator, cartoonist, painter and sculptor in the United States and Cuba and, to a lesser extent, his teaching career at Wichita University in Kansas. The collection includes correspondence, the majority of which concerns Riverón's exhibitions; writings, primarily Riverón's recollections of his trips to Paris and Madrid and his memories of people he met in Latin America, Europe, and the United States; printed material documenting exhibitions and Riverón's work for magazines such as Cine-Mudial and Bally-Hoo; and photographs.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into eight series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1929-1960 (Box 1; 2 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1918-1991 (box 1, 0.6 ft.)

Series 3: Writings, 1923-1980s, undated (box 1, 0.2 ft.)

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1920s-1990s, undated (boxes 1, 3, and 4, 0.7 ft.)

Series 5: Artwork, 1958-1983, undated (boxes 1 and 5, 0.4 ft.)

Series 6: Printed Material, circa 1930-1992 (boxes 2 and 5, 0.7 ft.)

Series 7: Photographs, 1918-1992, undated (boxes 2, 5 and 6, 0.6 ft.)

Series 8: Miscellany, 1927-1989, undated (box 6, 7 folders)
Biographical Note:
Painter, sculptor, cartoonist, and illustrator Enrique Riverón was born in 1902 in Cienfuegos, Cuba and belonged to the first generation of Cuban modernists, experimenting with Cubism and pursuing abstraction from very early on in his career. During his early twenties Riverón traveled to France, Italy, Belgium, and Spain to study under scholarships and attend the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid. In 1926 Riverón's first major one-man exhibition took place at the Association Paris Amerique Latine where the catalog introduction was written by noted Mexican writer Alfonso Reyes.

In 1927 Riverón returned to Havana and had a one-man show of his European work at the Asociación de Pintores y Escultores, as well as several other shows in Havana and New York. He moved to the United States in 1930 and became a United States citizen in 1943.

In addition to being known for his naturalistic drawings of street life in Paris and Cuba, Riverón began working with collage in the 1930s and was, for a number of years, a cartoonist for newspapers in Havana and other publications such as The New Yorker and Cine Mundial which was published in New York and widely circulated in Latin America. He also worked in Hollywood for a time as an illustrator for Walt Disney Pictures.

From 1940 on, Riverón focused on painting and sculpture. He moved to Miami from Wichita, Kansas, in 1964. Enrique Riverón died in 1998.
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art also has a collection of Enrique Riverón letters to Mario Carreño, 1981-1990, in which Riverón writes of their mutual friends, his memories of Cuba, health issues, politics, pricing paintings, collages, and his longings for Paris and New York.
Provenance:
The Enrique Riverón papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Patricia Riverón Lee, daughter of Riverón, in 1996.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Enrique Riverón 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:
Artists -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Artists -- Cuba  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Cartoonists  Search this
Sculptors -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Citation:
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.riveenri
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-riveenri

The education of a French model : the loves, cares, cartoons and caricatures of Alice Prin : originally Souvenirs Kiki in French and Kiki's memoirs in English / translated by Samuel Putnam ; and with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway

Author:
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Hemingway, Ernest 1899-1961  Search this
Putnam, Samuel 1892-1950  Search this
Subject:
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Physical description:
185 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
France
Paris
Montparnasse (Paris, France)
Date:
1950
20th century
Topic:
Artists' models  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
ND.553.K48.A3.1950
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_658158

Controversial Man Ray sells for record $607,500 / Peter Hay Halpert

Author:
Halpert, Peter Hay  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Man Ray 1890-1976  Search this
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
Call number:
N1 .A46X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_663098

Man Ray's film 'Noir et blanc'

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Man Ray 1890-1976  Search this
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Type:
Books
Date:
1999
Call number:
N1 .A783
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_666987

Kiki's Paris : artists and lovers 1900-1930 / by Billy Klüver and Julie Martin

Author:
Klüver, Billy 1927-2004  Search this
Martin, Julie  Search this
Subject:
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Physical description:
263 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
France
Paris
Montparnasse (Paris, France)
Date:
1989
20th century
Topic:
Artists--Biography  Search this
Expatriate artists  Search this
Artists' models  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_369566

Kiki of Montparnasse / by Frederick Kohner

Author:
Kohner, Frederick  Search this
Subject:
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Physical description:
222 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
[1967]
Call number:
CT275.K477 K7 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_393488

Les souvenirs de Kiki, préface de Foujita, six illustrations et reproduction de vingt tableaux de l'auteur, dix photographies de Man Ray. Kiki par Kisling, Foujita, Per Krohg, Hermine David, etc., etc

Author:
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Man Ray 1890-1976  Search this
Subject:
Kiki 1901-1953  Search this
Physical description:
174 p. illus. 23 x 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1929
[1929]
Call number:
N40.1.K49 A1
N40.1.K49A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_234080

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