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Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.) [Folder]

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Place:
Houston (Tex.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_104123

Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson, 1982 Nov. 13

Interviewee:
Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006  Search this
Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Shikler, Barbara  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Putzel, Howard  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Goossen, E. C.  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13177
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215633
AAA_collcode_johnso82
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215633
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Herbert Ferber, 1981 June 2

Interviewee:
Ferber, Herbert, 1906-1991  Search this
Ferber, Herbert, 1906-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Tuchman, Phyllis  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
Baziotes, William  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11872
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215629
AAA_collcode_ferber81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215629
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson

Interviewee:
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Interviewer:
Shikler, Barbara  Search this
Creator:
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Goossen, E. C.  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Extent:
2 Cassettes (Sound recording, analog.)
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 Nov. 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Buffie Johnson conducted 1982 Nov. 13, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Johnson talks about her friendship with Rothko, recalling their meeting in 1942 or 1943; introducing Rothko to Peggy Guggenheim; Rothko's philosophical interests; a visit to Rothko's studio shortly before his death; the women in his life; and the Houston chapel paintings. She recalls Howard Putzel, Peggy Guggenheim, Barney Newman, Adolf Gottlieb, Gene Goossen, Tony Smith, Lee Krasner, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Buffie Johnson (1912-2006) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation.
Others interviewed on the project (by various interviewers) include: Sonia Allen, Sally Avery, Ben-Zion, Bernard Braddon, Ernest Briggs, Rhys Caparn, Elaine de Kooning, Herbert Ferber, Esther Gottlieb, Juliette Hays, Sidney Janis, Jacob Kainen, Louis Kaufman, Jack Kufeld, Katharine Kuh, Stanley Kunitz, Joseph Liss, Dorothy Miller, Betty Parsons, Wallace Putnam, Rebecca Reis, Maurice Roth, Sidney Schectman, Aaron Siskind, Joseph Solman, Hedda Sterne, Jack Tworkov, Esteban Vicente and Ed Weinstein. Each has been cataloged separately.
Restrictions:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.johnso82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw931ce1518-030f-4316-b80b-12f849b3bb90
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-johnso82
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Herbert Ferber

Interviewee:
Ferber, Herbert, 1906-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Tuchman, Phyllis  Search this
Creator:
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963  Search this
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Extent:
1 Cassette (Sound recording, analog)
12 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 June 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Herbert Ferber conducted 1981 June 2, by Phyllis Tuchman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Ferber talks about the development of his friendship with Rothko through the Betty Parsons Gallery and Rothko's personality and habits. He speaks of Rothko's work, particularly the Houston chapel, and his feelings for other artists. He briefly mentions his involvement in the lawsuit against the Marlborough Galleries. He recalls Adolph Gottlieb, Clyfford Still, Barney Newman, Robert Motherwell, William Baziotes, Arshile Gorky, Ad Reinhardt, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Herbert Ferber (1906-1991) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation.
Others interviewed on the project (by various interviewers) include: Sonia Allen, Sally Avery, Ben-Zion, Ernest Briggs, Rhys Caparn, Elaine de Kooning, Esther Gottlieb, Juliette Hays, Sidney Janis, Buffie Johnson, Jacob Kainen, Louis Kaufman, Jack Kufeld, Katharine Kuh, Stanley Kunitz, Joseph Liss, Dorothy Miller, Betty Parsons, Wallace Putnam, Rebecca Reis, Maurice Roth, Aaron Siskind, Joseph Solman, Hedda Sterne, Jack Tworkov, Esteban Vicente and Ed Weinstein. Each has been cataloged separately.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ferber81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw932ecbd0f-f533-437c-88bd-4110b2d62f6d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ferber81
Online Media:

The Rothko Chapel awards in recognition of commitment to truth and freedom / the Rothko Chapel, June 20, 1981

Author:
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.) Awards  Search this
Physical description:
43 pages : portraits ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1981
©1981
Topic:
Liberty  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100446

Mark Rothko, the Chapel commission / essays by David Anfam, Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

Title:
Chapel commission
Author:
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970  Search this
Anfam, David  Search this
Mancusi-Ungaro, Carol  Search this
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
Houston (Tex.)
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.R845 A54 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_517796

The Rothko Chapel paintings : origins, structure, meaning / Sheldon Nodelman

Author:
Nodelman, Sheldon 1935-  Search this
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
359 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Houston (Tex.)
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.R845 N6 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_517797

The Rothko Chapel: an act of faith / Susan J. Barnes

Author:
Barnes, Susan J. 1948-  Search this
Menil, John de  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970  Search this
Newman, Barnett 1905-1970  Search this
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005  Search this
Subject:
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
126 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Houston
Houston (Tex.)
Date:
1989
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
N6535.H68B37 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_370662

Marden, Novros, Rothko : painting in the age of actuality / Sheldon Nodelman

Author:
Nodelman, Sheldon 1935-  Search this
Rice Museum  Search this
Rice University Institute for the Arts  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970  Search this
Marden, Brice 1938-  Search this
Novros, David 1941-  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
93 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
20th century
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .N64
N40.1.M32N7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_118139

The Rothko Chapel : writings on art and the threshold of the divine / Dominique de Menil ; forewords by Fariha de Menil Friedrich and Christopher Rothko ; introduction by Emilee Dawn Whitehurst ; [edited by Polly Koch, Diane Lovejoy, and Frances Carter Stephens]

Author:
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Koch, Polly  Search this
Lovejoy, Diane (Diane Planer)  Search this
Stephens, Frances Carter  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Menil, Dominique de Ethics  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
124 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
Religion and justice  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970760

A personal view of the Rothko Chapel and the Newman Obelisk / by John Perreault

Author:
Perreault, John 1937-  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Newman, Barnett 1905-1970  Search this
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970  Search this
Rothko Chapel (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Houston
Date:
1972
1972]
Topic:
Chapels  Search this
Call number:
NA4870 .P47 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991886

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