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Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records

Creator:
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Names:
Whitney Studio Club  Search this
Whitney Studio Galleries  Search this
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Bloom, Hyman, 1913-  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Burlin, Paul, 1886-1969  Search this
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926  Search this
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946  Search this
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941  Search this
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956  Search this
Gatch, Lee, 1902-1968  Search this
Glackens, William J., 1870-1938  Search this
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991  Search this
Grosz, George, 1893-1959  Search this
Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892  Search this
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Inness, George, 1825-1894  Search this
Karfiol, Bernard, 1886-1952  Search this
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935  Search this
Lawson, Ernest, 1873-1939  Search this
MacIver, Loren, 1909-1998  Search this
Marin, John, 1870-1953  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868  Search this
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986  Search this
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924  Search this
Pène Du Bois, Guy, 1884-1958  Search this
Reder, Bernard, 1897-1963  Search this
Rimmer, William, 1816-1879  Search this
Rivers, Larry, 1925-2002  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Sloan, John, 1871-1951  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Twachtman, John Henry, 1853-1902  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Wyant, A. H. (Alexander Helwig), 1836-1892  Search this
Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
78 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1914-1966
Scope and Contents:
REELS N591-N597: Photographs of the Museum, Juliana Force, Herman Moore; scrapbooks on the Whitney Studio Club, Whitney Studio Galleries and the Museum, 1927-1965.
REELS N599-N604: Notebooks of Edwin W. Dickinson; photographs and provenance information for works by Philip Evergood; a catalog of information and some photographs of Chinese ink drawings and other works by Reginald Marsh; and photographs and information on Bernard Reder, Jack Tworkov, Max Weber (portions also microfilmed on reel NY59-8 (fr. 497-658), reel NY59-9 (fr. 1-51), and William Zorach.
REELS N604-N609: Exhibition catalogs, 1946-1966, for artists and groups shows at the Museum, including Robert Feke, William Rimmer, Ralph Blakelock, Albert Maurer, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Thomas Cole, Max Weber, Arshile Gorky, Mark Tobey, John Sloan, Loren MacIver, I. Rice Pereira, George Grosz, Reginald Marsh, Charles Burchfield, Morris Graves, Theodore Roszak, John Marin, Hans Hofmann, Bradley Tomlin, Stuart Davis, Milton Avery, Lee Gatch, Jose De Creeft, Maurice Prendergast, Edward Hopper, Hyman Bloom, Robert E. Jones, Balcomb Greene, Karl Zerbe, Arthur G. Dove, William Zorach, Philip Evergood, Bernard Reder, Herbert Feber, Oliver O'Connor Barrett,Arthur B. Davies, Jose De Rivera, Paul Burlin, Joseph Stella, Jack Tworkov, Ivan Albright, Stuart Davis, Edwin Dickinson, John Quidor, and Niles Spencer.
REELS N646-N694: Artists' files on: Oliver O'Connor Barrett,William Baziotes, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, Peter Blume, James Brooks, Patrick Henry Bruce, Charles Burchfield, Paul Burlin, David Burliuk, Paul Cadmus, Mary Cassatt, Thomas Cole, Glenn Coleman, Jon Corbino, John Steuart Curry, Jo Davidson, Arthur B. Davies, Jose DeCreeft, Charles Demuth, Jose De Rivera, Arthur Dove, Guy Pène du Bois, Stuart Davis, Frank Duveneck, Ralph Earl, Eastman Johnson, The Eight, Philip Evergood, Robert Feke, Lyonel Feininger, Ernest Fiene, George Fuller, Lee Gatch, William Glackens, Arshile Gorky, Balcomb Greene, Chaim Gross, George Grosz, William Harnett, Marsden Hartley, Childe Hassam, John Heliker, Robert Henri, Hans Hofmann, George Inness, Leon Kelly, Franz Kline, Karl Knaths, Leon Kroll, Walt Kuhn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Ernest Lawson, Jack Levine, Seymour Lipton, George B. Luks,
Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Loren MacIver, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Alfred Maurer, K. H. Miller, Robert Motherwell, William Mount, Jerome Myers, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O'Keeffe (portions also microfilmed on reels NY59-13 (fr. 98-115, 406-424, 586-685), reel NY59-14 (entire), and reel NY59-15 (fr. 1-140, 145-153), I. Rice Pereira, Bernard Perlin, Joseph Pollett, Jackson Pollock, Reginald Pollack, Henry V. Poor, Richard Pousette-Dart, Maurice Prendergast, Abraham Rattner, Bernard Reder, Ad Reinhardt, William Rimmer, Larry Rivers, Hugo Robus, Theodore Roszak, Mark Rothko, Concetta Scarvaglione, Henry Schnakenberg, Ben Shahn, John Sloan, David Smith, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, Joseph Stella, Maurice Sterne, Mark Tobey, Bradley Tomlin,Trajan, Allen Tucker, John Twachtman, Jack Tworkov, Abraham Walkowitz (also on reel NY/59-15) , Max Weber, James M. Whistler, Gertrude Whitney, Grant Wood, Alexander Wyant, Mahonri Young, and William Zorach.
REELS NWH 1-NWH 7: Artist files on Charles Sheeler, Bernard Karfiol, Louis Eilshemius; scatterred records of the Whitney Studio Club and Museum, 1914-1945, including minutes, Oct. 15, 1930, and Whitney Studio ledgers, 1928-1931; catalogs of one-man shows, 1932-1945; catalogs of annual painting exhibitions, 1932-1940, sculpture, watercolor and drawing exhibitions, 1933-1945, and group exhibitions, 1932-1945; and clippings, Oct. 1935-1936.
REELS NY59/8 (fr. 256-end)-NY59/10: Files on Max Weber, including biographical material, lists of work, and miscellany. Also found (NY59/8 frames 354-383) are ca.20 letters from Weber to Abraham Walkowitz, 1907-1924.
Biographical / Historical:
Whitney Museum of American Art is an American art museum in New York, New York. Founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and formally opened in 1931. Previous to its opening as a museum it was known as the Whitney Studio Club (1914-28) and Whitney Studio Galleries (1928-30).
Provenance:
The Weber files on reels NY59/8-10 were lent for microfilming 1959 by the Whitney Museum of American Art; the remainder was lent 1964-1967; additional material from the Museum was lent at the same time, and subsequently donated, including the papers of Lloyd Goodrich, Juliana Force, Thomas B. Clarke, the American Art Research Council, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; these have each been cataloged separately. Portions of Weber, and O'Keeffe material that was microfilmed in 1959 were refilmed in 1967.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Artists -- Exhibitions -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.whitmuse
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw990da7b91-a3b8-4ace-b8ba-b5c08cfe3284
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-whitmuse

Loren MacIver's Light selected paintings text by Lisa Mintz Messinger

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Author:
Messinger, Lisa Mintz  Search this
Physical description:
39 pages color illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2014
Call number:
ND237.M214 A4 2014
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117767

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0120172
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120173

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0120205
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120206

Loren MacIver: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001870
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140440

Mountain Laurel [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0024910
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_24911

Spring Forms [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0025238
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_25239

Pierre Matisse Gallery printed material

Creator:
Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Artigas, Francisco, 1916-  Search this
Balthus, 1908-  Search this
Butler, Reg, 1913-1981  Search this
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-1985  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Hantaï, Simon  Search this
MacIver, Loren, 1909-1998  Search this
Mason, Raymond, 1922-  Search this
Matisse, Pierre, 1900-1989  Search this
Millares, Manolo, 1926-1972  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893-  Search this
Riopelle, Jean Paul  Search this
Roszak, Theodore, 1907-1981  Search this
Rouan, François, 1943-  Search this
Saura, Antonio, 1930-  Search this
Tanguy, Yves, 1900-1955  Search this
Zao, Wou-ki, 1920-2013  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1988
Summary:
The Pierre Matisse Gallery printed material measures 1.2 linear feet and dates from 1936 to 1988. The collection consists of exhibition catalogs from group and solo shows held at the gallery, an offer for a limited edition Joan Miro album, and several books on artists.
Scope and Contents:
The Pierre Matisse Gallery printed material measures 1.2 linear feet and dates from 1936 to 1988. The collection consists of exhibition catalogs from group and solo shows held at the gallery, an offer for a limited edition Joan Miro album, and several books on artists that were completed in conjunction with the gallery. Catalogs of exhibiting solo artists include Reg Butler, March Chagal, Jean Dubuffet, Manolo Millares, Joan Miro, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Balthus, Yves Tanguy, and Francois Rouan. Group show catalogs include several from the duo Joan Miro and Jose Artigas (1956, 1963, 1985), Four Painters: Faucher, Hantai, Rouan, Viallat (1974), and Paintings from Paris (1946). Also present is a catalog from the gallery's exhibition of African sculptures, Sculpture of the Tallem and the Dogon (1960).
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Pierre Matisse Gallery was founded in New York, New York, in 1931 by Pierre Matisse, youngest son of the French painter Henri Matisse. The gallery was located on the corner of Madison Avenue and fifty-seventh street in the Fuller Building, which had recently been built in the Art Deco style a few years prior. Matisse exhibited primarily European painters and sculptors, including Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Jean Dubuffet, Yves Tanguy, Balthus, and some U.S. artists Leonora Carrington, Alexander Calder, and many more. The gallery closed in 1989 upon Pierre Matisse's death.
Related Materials:
The Pierpont Morgan Library is the primary repository in possession of the Pierre Matisse Gallery records.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming on reel NPM1. Included are catalogs of Pierre Matisse Gallery exhibitions, 1931-1945; photographs of exhibitions interspersed among the catalogs; and a scrapbook containing clippings and reviews of shows at the gallery. This material was returned to the lender and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Records on reel NPM1 were lent for microfilming in 1967 by the Pierre Matisse Gallery. The unmicrofilmed materials were donated in 1996 by the Pierre Matisse Foundation.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Citation:
Pierre Matisse Gallery Printed Material, 1936-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.piermati
See more items in:
Pierre Matisse Gallery printed material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a0e8c1c8-5634-4511-8927-ccc1ca4e2caa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-piermati
Online Media:

Robert M. Frash papers relating to Loren MacIver

Creator:
Frash, Robert M., 1913-  Search this
Names:
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
MacIver, Loren, 1909-1998  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1982
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with MacIver; photographs of MacIver's paintings; writings and notes, including texts for Frash's catalog of MacIver; business records with numerous galleries and individuals; exhibition catalogs and announcements; reviews and articles about MacIver; a tape recording containing commentary by Frash on some of MacIver's works; and miscellaneous printed material.
Also, 12 letters, 1969-1979 from Adelyn Breeskin and an unpublished manuscript by Breeskin on MacIver's work, 36 p., annotated by MacIver. The text was to serve as an introduction to a book on MacIver.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; Newport Beach, Calif. Interested in painter Loren MacIver. In 1983 Frash curated the exhibition "Five Decades: Loren MacIver" at the Newport Harbor Art Museum.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Robert Frash.
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:
Art historians -- California  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions -- California -- Newport Beach  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.frasrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96201d8cb-10b9-4fe4-82ca-06dba004f31a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-frasrobe

Blue Landscape, (painting)

Title:
Blue Dunes, (painting)
Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Oklahoma Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art 410 West Boyd Street Norman Oklahoma 73019
Date:
1940
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8C430050
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_474959

Sleep, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on linen
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smith College Smith College Museum of Art Elm Street at Bedford Terrace Northampton Massachusetts 01063 Accession Number: 1977:26
Date:
1929
Topic:
Architecture interior--Domestic--Bedroom  Search this
Figure female  Search this
State of Being--Other--Sleep  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22280504
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_455320

The Shack, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street New York New York 10019
Date:
1934
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Hut  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F970063
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_474736

Defense de Stationner, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  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: 1985.30.35
Date:
1963
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08586346
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_476917

Night Shadows, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery 1285 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo New York 14222 Accession Number: 61:7
Date:
1961
Topic:
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Control number:
IAP 33660215
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466573

My House, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1936
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46900110
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_452896

Subway Lights, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smith College Smith College Museum of Art Elm Street at Bedford Terrace Northampton Massachusetts 01063 Accession Number: 1973:11
Date:
1959
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22280410
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_454772

The Street, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
National Gallery of Art Fourth Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20565
Date:
1956
Topic:
Cityscape--Street  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08261159
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_461207

White Garland, (painting)

Painter:
MacIver, Loren 1909-1998  Search this
Medium:
Oil on plywood
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1985.30.36
Date:
1980
Topic:
Object--Foliage  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08586375
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_476946

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