Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Alfred Leslie papers

Topic:
Hasty papers
Creator:
Leslie, Alfred, 1927-  Search this
Names:
Corso, Gregory  Search this
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Hunter, Sam, 1923-  Search this
Mailer, Norman  Search this
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972  Search this
Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960  Search this
Extent:
2 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1959-1962
Scope and Contents:
Mostly correspondence from friends and associates concerning Leslie's painting and his editorship of The Hasty Papers, 1960, including letters from Gregory Corso, Sam Francis, Allen Ginsberg, Sam Hunter, Norman Mailer, Marianne Moore, and Boris Pasternak. Also included are manuscript articles and galley sheets.
Biographical / Historical:
Alfred Leslie (b. 1927) is a painter, editor; New York, N.Y. Leslie painted in a style he called "confrontational art" which involves a direct realism intended to grab the viewer's attention and deliver a message almost didactic and persuasive in its tone. He was the editor of the avant-garde literary review The Hasty Papers.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1966 by Alfred Leslie. Later that year, a fire destroyed Leslie's studio, including his art works as well as much of the papers he lent for microfilming.
Restrictions:
ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.leslalfr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9239e70af-8b38-489c-8e64-d9e51419d4dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-leslalfr

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • Finding aids
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Microfilm reels
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Microfilm reels
  • Painters
  • Painting, Modern
  • Painters
  • Painting, Modern
  • Corso, Gregory
  • Francis, Sam
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Hunter, Sam, 1923-
  • Leslie, Alfred, 1927-
  • Mailer, Norman
  • Moore, Marianne
  • Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
  • Corso, Gregory
  • Francis, Sam
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Hunter, Sam, 1923-
  • Leslie, Alfred, 1927-
  • Mailer, Norman
  • Moore, Marianne
  • Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
  • Archives of American Art