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John Button papers

Creator:
Button, John, 1929-1982  Search this
Names:
Ansen, Alan  Search this
Burton, Scott, 1939-1989  Search this
Cohan, Zara  Search this
Davis, Bette, 1908-1989  Search this
Fabian, Gerald Langston  Search this
Fondren, Hal  Search this
Freilicher, Jane, 1924-  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- -- Photographs  Search this
LeSueur, Joe  Search this
O'Hara, Frank, 1926-1966  Search this
Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980  Search this
Schuyler, James  Search this
Weaver, Helen  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1964-2004
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material regarding painter John Button.
Correspondence includes two letters from Fairfield Porter,1974, three letters from Button to Zara Cohan, 1964, and copies of personal and professional letters from Button to businesses, organizations, and friends regarding his artwork, political beliefs, and personal issues, and photocopies of a postcard and six letters from Fairfield Porter. Writings include a typescript poem by Frank O'Hara, a poem by Helen Weaver, a copy of a poem attributed to James Schuyler about Button, and copies of two poems by Katherine Porter.
Photographs are of Button, Allen Ginsberg, Alan Ansen, Peter Orlovsky, Bette Davis, Gerald. L. Fabian, Maxine Groffsky, Harry Matthews, Scott Burton, James Schuyler, Jane Freilicher, Hal Fondren, Joe LeSueur, Frank O'Hara, and three photographs of the mural created by John Button and Mario Dubsky at the Gay Activist Alliacne Firehouse, 99 Wooster Street, New York, 1971-1974. Printed material consists of exhibition catalogs, announcements, reviews, publications by Button and others, among them a book of poems, "If I Dream I Have You, I Have You," written by Richard Howard and illustrated by Button, 1997.
Biographical / Historical:
John Button (1930-1982) was a painter in San Francisco, Calif. and New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 2010 by Alvin Novak, longtime friend of Button's, and by John Button via Jaap van Liere, executor.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.buttjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-buttjohn

John Button papers, 1964-2004

Creator:
Button, John, 1929-1982  Search this
Subject:
Ginsberg, Allen  Search this
O'Hara, Frank  Search this
Davis, Bette  Search this
Ansen, Alan  Search this
Cohan, Zara  Search this
Fondren, Hal  Search this
Orlovsky, Peter  Search this
Freilicher, Jane  Search this
Fabian, Gerald Langston  Search this
Schuyler, James  Search this
LeSueur, Joe  Search this
Burton, Scott  Search this
Weaver, Helen  Search this
Porter, Katherine Anne  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15869
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)294986
AAA_collcode_buttjohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_294986

Poets (Joe Brainard, Frank O'Hara, Joe LeSueur, Frank Lima) (Clothed) and (Naked)

Artist:
Wynn Chamberlain, 19 May 1927 - 27 Nov 2014  Search this
Sitter:
Joe Brainard, 1942 - 1994  Search this
Frank O'Hara, 27 Jun 1926 - 25 Jul 1966  Search this
Frank Lima, 27 Dec 1939 - 21 Oct 2013  Search this
Joe LeSueur  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas (2 panels)
Dimensions:
Stretcher (each): 168.9 x 115.6cm (66 1/2 x 45 1/2")
Frame (each): 170.2 x 116.8cm (67 x 46")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Topic:
Joe Brainard: Male  Search this
Joe Brainard: Literature\Writer  Search this
Joe Brainard: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Joe Brainard: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Frank O'Hara: Male  Search this
Frank O'Hara: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Frank O'Hara: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Frank O'Hara: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Frank O'Hara: Visual Arts\Curator  Search this
Frank Lima: Male  Search this
Frank Lima: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Frank Lima: Crafts and Trades\Culinary Arts\Chef  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Earl McGrath
Object number:
EXH.HS.113
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Wynn Chamberlain
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a8574508-4cb8-46c9-8a61-01b81dbd3c24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.HS.113

Homage to Frank O'Hara / edited by Bill Berkson & Joe LeSueur

Author:
O'Hara, Frank 1926-1966  Search this
Berkson, Bill  Search this
LeSueur, Joe  Search this
Subject:
O'Hara, Frank 1926-1966  Search this
O'Hara, Frank 1926-1966  Search this
Physical description:
223 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Literary collections
Date:
1980
20th century
Topic:
Poets, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.O36 B52 1980
CT275.O36 B52 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_442255

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