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Oral history interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro, 1992 Feb. 13

Interviewee:
Leckie, Hubert, 1913-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Giampietro, Alexander  Search this
Subject:
Institute of Contemporary Arts  Search this
Institute of Design  Search this
New Bauhaus (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12015
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214734
AAA_collcode_leckie92
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214734
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro

Interviewee:
Leckie, Hubert W., 1913-1993  Search this
Creator:
Giampietro, Alexander (1912-2010)  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Names:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
New Bauhaus (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Extent:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1992 Feb. 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro conducted 1992 Feb. 13, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Leckie and Giampietro recall their student days at the New Bauhaus in Chicago (fall 1937- summer 1938) and the teaching methods of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Alexander Archipenko, Hin Bredendieck, Gyorgy Kepes, David Dushkin, and others there; the New Bauhaus approach to design; the closing of the school in 1938 and its reincarnation in the Institute of Design; Leckie's application of New Bauhaus principles in his teaching at American University and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in Washington, D.C.; ICA exhibitions and programs; both teaching at the ICA from 1948 to 1951; their impressions of ICA director Robert Richman; the impact of the ICA on the Washington, D.C. art scene; and the exchange between the ICA, American University, the Washington Workshop Center for the Arts, Catholic University, and other schools. Leckie also discusses his role as the designer of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Biographical / Historical:
Hubert Leckie (1913-1993) was an art instructor and designer in Washington, D.C. Leckie is a former art instructor and was the designer of the Archives of American Art Journal. Alexander Giampietro (1912-2010) was a professor of art at Catholic University.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 34 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.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Training of -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art teachers -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- Washington (D.C.)
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.leckie92
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-leckie92

The New spirit in American photography

Author:
Prokopoff, Stephen S  Search this
Krannert Art Museum  Search this
Bowdoin College Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
New Bauhaus (Chicago, Ill.) Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
[1985]
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photography, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
TR646.U6 U736 1985
TR646.U6U7 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644709

Light and vision : photography at the School of Design in Chicago, 1937-1952

Author:
Chicago Public Library Cultural Center  Search this
Robert Henry Adams Fine Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Chicago School of Design Exhibitions  Search this
New Bauhaus (Chicago, Ill.) Exhibitions  Search this
Illinois Institute of Technology Institute of Design Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
67 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Photography--Study and teaching (Higher)--Exhibitions  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR161 .L54 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_517225

Convergence, divergence : exploring Black Mountain College + Chicago's New Bauhaus, Institute of Design / curated by Michael Reid

Title:
Convergence, divergence : exploring Black Mountain College and Chicago's New Bauhaus, Institute of Design
Contributor:
Reid, Michael  Search this
Author:
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center  Search this
William A. Koehnline Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László 1895-1946  Search this
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
New Bauhaus (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Chicago School of Design  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 52 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Germany
Date:
2015
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
N105 .C66 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057745

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