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Adja Yunkers papers

Creator:
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983  Search this
Names:
Alice Simsar Gallery  Search this
Impressions Gallery of Photography  Search this
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Bjornstjerna, Mikael  Search this
Grossman, Morton, 1926-  Search this
Haley, Donna  Search this
Olsen, Cheryl  Search this
Wood, Denis  Search this
Extent:
2.32 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1983
Scope and Contents:
REEL N70-16: A typescript (42 p.) address delivered at the Corcoran Museum of Art, 1967, by Yunkers describing his student years in Russia, and later years in Germany, France, and Mexico, ca. 1917-1928, and relating political, social, and cultural events to the development of modern art. He describes Russia before and during the Revolution and Germany during the Weimar Republic. Also included are a resume; a critical bibliography of Yunkers work; typescripts of 2 articles; and clippings.
REEL D251: Printed material, 1941-1965, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reviews, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and press releases.
REEL 1023: "Prints in the Desert: New Mexico," 1950, a limited edition book of prints and poetry produced by a collaboration of artists under the leadership of Yunkers.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material, including naturalization papers and a passport; files of letters from Mikael Bjornstjerna (1977-1983), Cheryl Bowers (1978-1983), Morton and Chris Grossman (1979-1982), Donna Haley (1982-1983), Denis Wood (1978-1983), Yunker's daughters, including Nina (1979-1983); business and personal correspondence, 1960-1983; files on galleries handling Yunkers' work, including Smith Andersen Gallery (Palo Alto, Calif.), Alice Simsar Gallery (Ann Arbor, Mich.), and Impressions Gallery (Boston, Mass.) containing correspondence, price lists and receipts; a few sketches and a collage; 2 portfolios, "Creation" (1941) and "Ars: Tidskrift for Konst Litterature Och Veteskap" (1942) containing original prints and collages by Yunkers; 2 appointment books, 1980-1983; notes and writings; photographs of Yunkers, Yunkers at work, his family, friends, studio, and art work; photograph albums, including 2 of Yunkers' studios in Stockholm, Sweden, New Mexico, and New York City (1942-1980) and one of exhibition installations, undated; photographs by Denis Hare of the making of Octavio Paz's book BLANCO, illustrated by Yunkers, and slides of prints included in BLANCO; and printed material, including exhibition announcements, clippings and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Abstract painter and printmaker, collagist, and art instructor; New York, N.Y. Died 1983. Born in Riga, Latvia. Studied in Leningrad, Paris, Berlin, and London. He moved to the United States in 1947. Faculty member of the New School for Social Research, 1947-1956; Cooper Union, 1956-1967.
Related Materials:
Adja Yunker papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Materials on reels D251, N70-16, and 1023 donated by Adja Yunkers, 1966-1970, and transferred to NMAA-NPG Library vertical files after microfilming, except "Prints in the Desert: New Mexico" (REEL 1023). Unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 by Marina and Alexandra Yunkers, Yunkers' daughters.
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.
Unmicrofilmed: ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Collagists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Prints, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' illustrated books  Search this
Prints -- 20th century  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.yunkadja
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-yunkadja

Adja Yunkers papers, 1939-1983

Creator:
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983  Search this
Subject:
Bjornstjerna, Mikael  Search this
Olsen, Cheryl  Search this
Grossman, Morton  Search this
Haley, Donna  Search this
Wood, Denis  Search this
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Alice Simsar Gallery  Search this
Impressions Gallery of Photography  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Prints, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' illustrated books  Search this
Prints -- 20th century  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13445
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211470
AAA_collcode_yunkadja
Theme:
Diaries
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211470

Smith Andersen Gallery

Collection Creator:
Falkenstein, Claire, 1908-1997  Search this
Extent:
(2 folders)
Container:
Box 10, Folder 19-20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1975-1985
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Claire Falkenstein papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Claire Falkenstein papers
Claire Falkenstein papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-falkclai-ref390

Smith Andersen Gallery records

Creator:
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1980
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, press releases, clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, price lists, resumes, photographs and slides of artists and works of art, clippings and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Commercial art gallery; Palo Alto, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated 1977-1981 by Paula Z. Kirkeby, director of Smith Anderson Gallery.
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.
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Palo Alto
Identifier:
AAA.smitande
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smitande

Smith Andersen Gallery

Collection Creator:
Nanao, Kenjirō, 1929-2013  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1973-1990
Collection 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.

Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Kenjilo Nanao papers, circa 1885-1887, circa 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Kenjilo Nanao papers
Kenjilo Nanao papers / Series 4: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nanakenj-ref176

West Coast Area Center: Smith-Andersen Gallery, 1977

Collection Creator::
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 12 of 30
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 402, Archives of American Art, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 12
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0402-refidd1e5885

Smith Andersen Gallery records, 1963-1980

Creator:
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8471
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210647
AAA_collcode_smitande
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210647

Stanley Boxer : woodblock monoprints

Author:
Boxer, Stanley  Search this
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Boxer, Stanley 1926- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving  Search this
Prints  Search this
Monotype (Engraving)--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NE1112.B69 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656601

Bruce Conner prints : June 20-July 16 / [introduction by Peter Selz]

Author:
Conner, Bruce 1933-2008  Search this
Selz, Peter 1919-  Search this
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Conner, Bruce 1933-2008  Search this
Physical description:
[6] p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions.
Date:
1974
[1974]
Call number:
NE539.C65 A4 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820703

Sam Francis : black and white lithographs, 1963-1975 : [exhibition] Smith Andersen Gallery

Author:
Francis, Sam 1923-1994  Search this
Wholden-Thomas, Rosalind  Search this
Smith Andersen Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Francis, Sam 1923-1994  Search this
Physical description:
[28] p. : chiefly ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
[1975]
Call number:
NE2246.F72 A4 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641706

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