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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 Richard Kozlow, 1974 Apr. 5

Interviewee:
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur)  Search this
Sarkis  Search this
Palazzola, Guy  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12468
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212795
AAA_collcode_kozlow74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212795

Richard Kozlow papers, 1926-1974

Creator:
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Grinnell Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7778
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209943
AAA_collcode_kozlrich
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209943

Richard Kozlow papers

Creator:
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Grinnell Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Arwin Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Extent:
320 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1926-1974
Scope and Contents:
5 scrapbooks containing photographs, exhibition data, clippings, and correspondence concerning Kozlow's commissions, sales of paintings, exhibitions, and awards won; 115 letters (1960-1970), mostly from Lester and Kitty Arwin of the Arwin Galleries and the Grinnell Galleries in Detroit, written while he was painting in Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico and London; 25 painted postcards by Kozlow to his daughter Amy in Israel; sketches; burlesque drawings; photos of Kozlow and his works; exhibition catalogs and announcements; magazine articles; clippings and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Detroit, Michigan.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Richard Kozlow.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.kozlrich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kozlrich

Oral history interview with Richard Kozlow

Interviewee:
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis  Search this
Names:
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
Palazzola, Guy, 1919-1978  Search this
Sarkis, 1909-1977  Search this
Extent:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 Apr. 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Kozlow conducted 1974 Apr. 5, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Topics discussed include his early determination to be an artist; his service in the Navy; work as a commercial designer in New York; the Detroit art scene in the 1950s; his travels in England, Mexico, and Mallorca; Sarkis Sarkisian, Lawrence Fleishman, and Guy Palozzola.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Kozlow (1926-2008) was a painter and lecturer from Birmingham, Mich.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 7 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kozlow74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kozlow74

Louise Bruner papers

Creator:
Bruner, Louise Katherine, 1910-  Search this
Names:
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Bookatz, Samuel, 1910-  Search this
Botero, Fernando, 1932-  Search this
Greene, Balcomb, 1904-1990  Search this
Harper, Bill  Search this
Heade, Martin Johnson, 1819-1904  Search this
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Winter, Edward  Search this
Winter, Thelma Frazier, 1903-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1976
Scope and Contents:
Donated in 1980 by Louise Bruner, art critic for the Toledo Blade. Correspondence, subject files, printed materials, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and photographs.
REEL 532: Correspondence largely relating to her work as art critic for the TOLEDO BLADE; clippings of articles by Bruner and other relevant articles; exhibition notices and catalogs; photographs of works of art, artists and exhibition openings; and press and biographical material relating to artists.
REEL 2787: Letters to Bruner from Lisel Salzer, Harold Tishler, and Karl Tremp regarding the art of enameling.
UNMICROFILMED: Files on artists Samuel Bookatz, Fernando Botero, Bill Harper, Martin J. Heade, Richard Kozlow, Robert Philipp, and Edward and Thelma Winter; a file on museum director William M. Milliken, containing mainly letters to Bruner; files also contain photographs. Subject files containing correspondence, writings, press releases, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs of artists, works of art and conservation work. Topics include ART GALLERY magazine, art in the embassies, black artists, the Toledo Museum of Art, and the Works Progress Administration.
REELS 439-441(Now Scanned): Photographs of artists, formerly part of Photos of Artists Collection I and now scanned on the Digital Collections Database. Artists include: Thomas Hart Benton, Samuel Bookatz, Staas Cotsworth, Balcomb Greene, Susan Guevara, Frances Loring, Edouard MacAvoy, and John Rood.
Biographical / Historical:
Art critic, writer; Toledo, Ohio Critic for the Toledo Blade.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1980 and 1999 by Louise Katherine Bruner.
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 critics -- Ohio -- Toledo  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism -- Ohio -- Toledo  Search this
Women art critics -- Ohio -- Toledo  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.brunloui
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brunloui

Richard Kozlow to Lester Arwin

Creator:
Kozlow, Richard M., 1926-2008  Search this
Arwin, Lester B.  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1961 Jan. 19
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5854
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Arwin Galleries records, 1948-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5854

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