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Red fish in America : new independent film and video from the Soviet Union / Marie Cieri, Igor Aleinikov

Author:
Cieri, Marie  Search this
Aleinikov, Igor  Search this
Collective for Living Cinema (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Anthology Film Archives  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Soviet Union
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Motion pictures  Search this
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6988.5.V53.C54.1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639527

Spencer Sweeney / Spencer Sweeney ; [editor: Priya Bhatnagar]

Interviewer:
Sweeney, Spencer  Search this
Editor:
Bhatnagar, Priya  Search this
Subject:
Sweeney, Spencer  Search this
Physical description:
497 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Interviews
Anecdotes
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2015
21st century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Artists--Interviews  Search this
Art dealers--Interviews  Search this
Musicians--Interviews  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066141

Art on screen : a directory of films and videos about the visual arts / compiled and edited by the Program for Art on Film ; Nadine Covert, editor ; Elizabeth Scheines ... [et al.]

Author:
Covert, Nadine  Search this
Scheines, Elizabeth  Search this
Program for Art on Film (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 283 p. : plates ; 29 cm
Type:
Film catalogs
Directories
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art--Video catalogs  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_422902

Film; the Museum of Modern Art Department of Film circulating programs

Title:
Museum of Modern Art Department of Film circulating programs
Author:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) Department of Film  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. illus. 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1969
1969]
Topic:
Motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
PN1998.N644X 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_428106

Films on art bibliography / compiled by Nadine Covert ... [et al.]

Author:
Covert, Nadine  Search this
Program for Art on Film (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
38 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Catalogs
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Art in motion pictures  Search this
Art  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
Z5784.M9 F48 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461564

Films from the AFA collection : documentaries on the arts, avant-garde films and videotapes / Museum of Modern Art

Title:
Documentaries on the arts
Avant-garde films and videotapes
American Federation of Arts film and video collections
Author:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) Circulating Film Library  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Film catalogs
Catalogs
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Arts  Search this
Experimental films  Search this
Motion picture film collections  Search this
Call number:
PN1995.9.E96 F54 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646631

Harlem, (painting)

Painter:
Godwin, Judith 1930-  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2019.08.01
Date:
1981
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Cityscape--New York--Harlem  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670759
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_477694

Charles Sheeler papers

Creator:
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Names:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson), 1879-1953  Search this
Arensberg, Walter, 1878-1954  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Eidlitz, Dorothy  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Lane, William H.  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
Newhall, Nancy Wynne.  Search this
Rourke, Constance, 1885-1941  Search this
Sheeler, Musya, 1908-1981  Search this
Waters, George  Search this
Weston, Edward, 1886-1958  Search this
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963  Search this
Photographer:
Sheeler, Musya, 1908-1981  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
Extent:
4.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Artifacts
Awards
Photographs
Journals (accounts)
Scrapbooks
Writings
Date:
circa 1840s-1966
bulk 1923-1965
Summary:
The papers of painter, photographer, lithographer and industrial designer Charles Sheeler measure 4.9 linear feet and date from circa 1840s to 1966, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923-1965. The collection documents Sheeler's family, personal life and career through financial and medical records, awards, correspondence, writings, an autobiography, journal and notebooks, scrapbooks, exhibition catalogs and announcements, printed materials, photographs, funeral records and artwork by Sheeler and others. The collection is particularly rich in Sheeler's writings, and also includes Sheeler's industrial designs and manufactured artwork. Notable photographs include Sheeler with Edward Weston, Edward Steichen, and John Marin.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter, photographer, lithographer and industrial designer Charles Sheeler measure 4.9 linear feet and date from circa 1840s to 1966, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923-1965. The collection documents Sheeler's family, personal life and career through financial and medical records, awards, correspondence, writings, an autobiography, journal and notebooks, scrapbooks, exhibition catalogs and announcements, printed materials, photographs, funeral records and artwork by Sheeler and others. The collection is particularly rich in Sheeler's writings, and also includes Sheeler's industrial designs and manufactured artwork. There are photographs of Sheeler with Edward Weston, Edward Steichen, and John Marin.

Biographical materials date from 1875, and 1928-1965, and include funeral records, medical records, insurance, tax, and scattered financial records. There is one folder of records relating to artwork and exhibitions, as well as Sheeler's numerous certificates, prizes and awards, and the condolence book used at his funeral.

Correspondence consists of Sheeler's personal and professional correspondence dating from 1937-1966 with friends, artists, dealers, collectors, photographers, and curators. Notable correspondents include Ansel Adams, Walter and Louise Arensberg, William Lane, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, George Waters, William Carlos Williams, and Edward Weston. The series also includes correspondence with the Archives of American Art, Sheeler's biographer Constance Rourke, and with publishers, editors, children, and the general public. Lastly, there are condolence letters written to Musya Sheeler following Sheeler's death in May 1965.

Writings include Sheeler's journal dating from the 1950s-1963 and two notebooks containing notes, addresses, recipes, etc. Also found are Sheeler's writings on artists, drafts for articles, and a manuscript and notes for an autobiography that Sheeler wrote for Harcourt Brace. The autobiography became the basis for Constance Rourke's biography Charles Sheeler: Artist in the American Tradition published in 1938. The writing series also includes a short story by Musya Sheeler, and an illustrated short story by friend Dorothy Eidlitz.

The scrapbook series contains two oversize scrapbooks dating from 1930s-1960s that include newspaper and magazine clippings about Sheeler and his artwork, exhibition announcements and brochures, a poem, and a thank you letter from Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.

Additional printed materials date from 1923-1966 and document Sheeler's numerous exhibitions, notably his partnership with Edith Halpert and the Downtown Gallery. Found here are clippings, copies of magazines, exhibition announcements and catalogs, museum bulletings, books, and miscellaneous items.

Photographs date from circa 1840s-1963 and include photographs of Sheeler's family, of Sheeler, and of Sheeler with friends and colleagues. There is one daguerreotype, two ambrotypes, and two tintypes of Sheeler's family and of Sheeler as a child. There are copyprints of these originals. Additional photographs are of Sheeler's mother and father (or possibly Sheeler's grandparent), of Sheeler, of Sheeler with his wife Musya, Sheeler with William Lane, Sheeler with Edward Weston, and Sheeler with Edward Steichen and John Marin. The series also includes photographs of Sheeler's collection of Shaker furniture, and photographs of exhibitions.

Artwork by Sheeler dates from circa 1930s-1960s and includes artifacts of manufactured pieces based on his industrial designs. Found are a glass tumbler, salt and pepper shakers, a tea spoon, fabrics designed by Sheeler, and sketches. The series also includes a drawing by Peggy Bacon and a photograph by Minor White.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into seven series. Materials are arranged by material type and chronologically or alphabetically thereafter:

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1875, 1928-1965 (Boxes 1, 5, OV10; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1937-1966 (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1930s-1965 (Boxes 1-2 ; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1930s-1960s (Boxes 2, 6; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1923-1966 (Boxes 2-4, 7; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1840s-1963 (Box 4, OV11; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, circa 1930s-1960s (Boxes 4-5, 8-9, OV12-OV14; 1.1 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Painter, photographer, lithographer and designer, Charles Rettew Sheeler Jr. was born on July 16, 1883 to Mary Cunningham Sheeler and Charles Rettew Sheeler in Philadelphia. He attended the School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia from 1900-1903 and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he studied under William Merritt Chase. He found early success as a painter and exhibited at the Macbeth Gallery in 1908.

Around 1910 Sheeler took up photography, and by 1912 financially supported himself photographing buildings for local Philadelphia architects. The following year, Sheeler exhibited six paintings at the 1913 Armory Show in New York. In the mid 1910s, Sheeler began to collect American antiques, and by the 1920s was actively acquiring Shaker crafts and furniture.

In 1916, Sheeler was hired by Marius de Zayas of the Modern Gallery in New York to photograph objects and artwork. From 1917-1924, he worked as the staff photographer for the Modern Gallery and moved to New York in 1918. In 1920, Sheeler was hired as a still photographer for The Arts Magazine.

In 1926, Sheeler was hired by Edward Steichen to work as a fashion and celebrity photographer for Conde Nast Publications. His photographs were regularly featured in Vogue and Vanity Fair, but Sheeler also worked as a still life photographer for numerous advertising agencies. The following year, he was commissioned by the advertising firm N.W. Ayer and Son to photograph Ford Motor Company's new plant at River Rouge.

While working as a photographer, Sheeler continued to paint and used the subjects and composition of his photographs as a basis for his painting. His paintings Skyscrapers, 1922; Upper Deck, 1929; and American Landscape, 1930 are examples of Sheeler's technique of merging photographic imagery with painting and his overall precisionist style.

In 1931, upon the advice and guidance of Edith Halpert of the Downtown Gallery, Sheeler began to paint more often and to photograph less. Halpert became Sheeler's primarily dealer, and from 1931-1966 regularly exhibited his paintings and drawings. With Halpert's support, Sheeler produced Classic Landscape, 1931; American Interior, 1934; Silo, 1938; Amoskeag Canal, 1948; and Convolutions, 1952. In addition to Sheeler's partnership with Halpert, his work was exhibited by other galleries and museums throughout the United States and abroad.

In 1939, Sheeler married his second wife, Musya Metas Sokolova (1908-1981) and, in 1942, the couple moved to Irvington-on-Hudson, New York. Sheeler continued to paint and photograph until he suffered a debilitating stroke in 1959. After 1959, Sheeler remained active exhibiting his artwork until his death on May 7, 1965 in Dobbs Ferry, New York.
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art holds several collections that are related to Charles Sheeler.

There are two oral history interviews with Sheeler conducted by Mary Bartlett Cowdrey in December 1958, and by Martin Friedman in June 1959. The Archives also has the records of the Macbeth Gallery, which include a substantial amount of correspondence with Sheeler from 1907-1921, and the Downtown Gallery records, which also include correspondence with Sheeler, photographs of Sheeler and his artwork, exhibition publications, clippings, press releases, and audio visual materials dating from 1904-1972.

Also found in the the Archives is a loan of Charles Sheeler letters filmed on reel NY/59-5 containing letters written by Sheeler to his psychologist and art collector, Dr. Helen Boigon, art student George Craven, and friend William Carlos Williams, all dating from 1939-1958. There is a collection of six letters of Sheeler letters addressed to Doris Royce, possibly an art critic, dating from 1949-1957. Miscellaneous manuscript collections include one letter written by Sheeler to E.P. Richardson in 1958, and another letter written to Frank Crowninshield in September, 1939.
Separated Material:
Portions of Sheeler's papers that were originally loaned for microfilming were not included in the later gifts and are available only on microfilm reel NSH-1. A watercolor study microfilmed on reel 1811 was later transferred to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. These materials are not described in the container list of this finding aid.
Provenance:
Charles Sheeler's wife Musya initially loaned the papers to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1958, 1965, and 1966. In June, 1966, she donated most of the earlier loaned materials. In 1964, Sheeler's friend Howard Lipman donated three photographs of Sheeler with Edward Steichen and John Marin. The third accrual was transferred to the Archives by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery Library in June 1979.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
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:
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Industrial designers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Artifacts
Awards
Photographs
Journals (accounts)
Scrapbooks
Writings
Citation:
Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.sheechar
See more items in:
Charles Sheeler papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sheechar
Online Media:

Miné Okubo letter to Roy Leeper

Creator:
Okubo, Miné, 1912-2001  Search this
Leeper, Roy  Search this
Subject:
Okubo, Miné  Search this
Frick Collection  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1971 Nov. 22
Topic:
Asian American artists  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10035
See more items in:
Roy Leeper and Gaylord Hall collection of Miné Okubo papers, circa 1940-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10035

Chainomatic Balance

Maker:
Christian Becker, Inc.  Search this
Measurements:
circular level: 12 mm; x 1/2 in
column: 51 mm x 16 mm; 2 in x 5/8 in
beam: 35.5 cm; 14 in
each pan: 20.3 cm; x 8 in
bow: 43 cm; 16 15/16 in
overall: 73.5 cm x 76 cm x 39.3 cm; 28 15/16 in x 29 15/16 in x 15 1/2 in
Object Name:
Balance
Analytical Balance
Object Type:
Balances
Place made:
United States
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
Washington Navy Yard Annex
ID Number:
CH.328866
Catalog number:
328866
Accession number:
279423
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e782-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2549

Chainomatic

Maker:
Christian Becker, Inc.  Search this
Measurements:
each pan: 60 mm; x 2 3/8 in
each bow: 20.3 cm x 10.1 cm; 8 in x 4 in
beam between knife: 15.2 cm; 6 in
box of weights: 48 mm x 160 mm x 101 mm; 1 7/8 in x 6 5/16 in x 4 in
overall: 48.2 cm x 45 cm x 24.1 cm; 19 in x 17 11/16 in x 9 1/2 in
Object Name:
Analytical Balance
Object Type:
analytical balances
Balances
balances
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
ca. 1941
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
Willis L. Fairbanks
ID Number:
1984.0981.01
Catalog number:
1984.981.01
Accession number:
1984.0981
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e88b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_3151

Camera

Measurements:
overall: 64 mm x 89 mm x 51 mm; 2 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 in
overall: 1 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Camera
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Harry DuBois
ID Number:
1984.0138.18
Catalog number:
1984.0138.18
Accession number:
1984.0138
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e5ff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_800
Online Media:

Balance

Maker:
Placardo Scale Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 43.2 cm x 40.5 cm x 22.3 cm; 17 in x 15 15/16 in x 8 3/4 in
overall: 16 3/4 in x 15 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 42.545 cm x 38.735 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
Balance
Object Type:
Scales
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
1920s
1920sx
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of City of New York
ID Number:
1983.0514.25
Catalog number:
1983.0514.25
Accession number:
1983.0514
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e3ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_619
Online Media:

Flashlight

Maker:
Stewart R. Browne Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 2 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 6.29996 cm
overall: 10 in x 2 5/8 in; 25.4 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
Flashlight
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
after 1938
after 1937
ca 1935
ca 1939
Subject:
Miners  Search this
Safety  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Union Carbide Corporation
ID Number:
1981.0976.02
Catalog number:
1981.0976.02
Accession number:
1981.0976
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ea88-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_223
Online Media:

Charles Chaplin : an appreciation / Charles Silver

Author:
Silver, Charles  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977 Appreciation  Search this
Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.C457 S5 1989
CT275.C457S5 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383733

John Vanderlyn's panoramic view of the palace and gardens of Versailles / Kevin J. Avery, Peter L. Fodera

Author:
Avery, Kevin J.  Search this
Fodera, Peter L.  Search this
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Vanderlyn, John 1775-1852 Palace and gardens of Versailles  Search this
Vanderlyn, John  Search this
Vanderlyn, John  Search this
Château de Versailles (Versailles, France)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
48 pages, [2] folded pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
In art
Art
Panoramic view of the palace and gardens of Versailles
Place:
Parc de Versailles (Versailles, France)
France
Versailles
Parc de Versailles
Date:
1988
Call number:
ND2881.V36 A97 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_373162

The story of the Statue of Liberty : with movable illustrations in three dimensions / designed by Ib Penick ; illustrated by Joseph Forte ; [paper engineer, Ib Penick]

Author:
Penick, Ib  Search this
Forte, Joseph  Search this
Subject:
Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste 1834-1904 Juvenile literature  Search this
Physical description:
[10] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Specimens
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Toy and movable books  Search this
National monuments  Search this
Statues  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_467318

Historic houses in New York City parks / [writer/researcher Jonathan Kuhn]

Author:
Historic House Trust of New York City  Search this
Kuhn, Jonathan  Search this
New York (N.Y.) Department of Parks and Recreation  Search this
Physical description:
35 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1989
[1989]
Topic:
Historic buildings  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Parks  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F128.7 .H67 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_488462

All around the town : a walking guide to outdoor sculpture in New York City / text by Joseph Lederer ; photos. by Arley Bondarin

Author:
Lederer, Joseph  Search this
Bondarin, Arley  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 243 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1975
C1975
1951-
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Statues  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Tours  Search this
Call number:
NB235.N5 L4X
NB235.N5L4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_57508

Michael Ponce de Leon papers

Creator:
Ponce de Leon, Michael, b. 1922  Search this
Names:
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958  Search this
Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-2012  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1943-1979
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; sketchbooks; writings; photographs; drawings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
REELS N69-127 & N70-14: Correspondence relating to Ponce de Leon's service as a cartoonist with the U.S. Air Force during World War II, his trip, 1967-1968, to India, Pakistan and Southeast Asia sponsored by the U.S. State Department to encourage better relations through art, his teaching appointments and exhibits; journal notes and writings concerning his trips to India, Cambodia and Thailand, his own work, teaching, Norwegian graphics and the art process; sketches and cartoons; sketchbooks containing figure studies, still lifes and sketches of Indian life; clippings, exhibition catalogs and printed material; and photographs of Ponce de Leon and his works of art. Correspondents include Elmer Davis for the O.W.I., critic John Canaday, art historian Jacinto Quirarte, and others.
UNMICROFILMED: A congratulatory letter from David Goddard upon receiving a Guggenheim award, 1967; photos and slides of Ponce de Leon's work, a slide of him in a workshop, and photos showing his metal collage intaglio printing technique; exhibition catalogs and announcements, reprints, clippings, miscellaneous notes, three cartoon drawings, and an intaglio, "There's a Time."
Biographical / Historical:
Printmaker, cartoonist; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reels N69-127 & N70-14 lent for microfilming 1969 and unmicrofilmed material donated 1977-1979 by Michael Ponce de Leon.
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:
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- Technique -- 20th century  Search this
War in art  Search this
World War, 1940-1945 -- Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.poncmich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-poncmich

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