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Barbara Swan letters to Rosalind and Edwin Miller

Creator:
Swan, Barbara, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Alpha Gallery (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Fink, Aaron, 1955-  Search this
Fink, Alan, 1925-  Search this
Fink, Joanna Elizabeth, 1958-  Search this
Gustin, Dan  Search this
Miller, Edwin Haviland  Search this
Miller, Rosalind S., 1923-  Search this
Milton, Peter, 1930-  Search this
Sexton, Anne  Search this
Stevovich, Andrew, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1991
Scope and Contents:
Swan, writing to her friends Rosalind and Edwin Miller, discusses her husband Alan Fink's positions as an art dealer and owner of the Alpha Gallery in Boston, mentioning artists Milton Avery, Gregory Gillespie, Don Gustin, Ellsworth Kelly, Boris Mirski, and Andy Stevovich. She writes also about her son Aaron's art career and daughter Joanna's career as assistant to Alan, her health problems dealing with lupus, family vacations and activities with Swan's mother and aunt, Peter and Edith Milton, and Bernard and Ninion Chaet, her numerous trips to New York and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for various art openings; and her friendship with poet Anne Sexton.
Other topics include her painting career, including illustrating Sexton's versions of Grimm's fairytales, portraits of various friends and commissions, exhibitions, painting style, and inspirations for her bottle and quarry reflection paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Swan, a painter, draftsman, and lithographer from Boston, Mass., was friends of Rosalind Miller, a professor of psychiatric social work at Columbia University, and Edwin Miller, a Walt Whitman scholar and biographer of Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Millers are collectors of American textiles.
Provenance:
Donated 1992 by Rosalind Miller.
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.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.swanbarb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-swanbarb

Andrew Stevovich : essential elements / texts by Carol Diehl and Anita Shreve

Title:
Essential elements
Author:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Diehl, Carol  Search this
Shreve, Anita  Search this
Subject:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
187 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
C2007
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND237.S756 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_899145

Andrew Stevovich : familiar faces / [essay by] Adam Adelson

Title:
Familiar faces
Artist:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Adelson, Adam  Search this
Host institution:
Adelson Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
57 pages: color illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1065012

Andrew Stevovich : alternative universe

Title:
Alternative universe
Author:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Gardner, James  Search this
Adelson Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Adelson Galleries  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.), port. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2010
Call number:
ND237.S7585 A4 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_953028

Andrew Stevovich : the truth about Lola

Title:
Truth about Lola
Author:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Hudson River Museum  Search this
Boca Raton Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Stevovich, Andrew 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
143 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2008
C2008
Call number:
ND237.S7585 A4 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_958739

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