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Stone, Allan

Collection Creator:
Nowack, Wayne, 1923-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1967
1971-1987
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Wayne Nowack papers, 1881-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wayne Nowack papers
Wayne Nowack papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c59199ab-c683-4266-aa11-ad0fe4e7761c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nowawayn-ref28

Allan Stone Gallery records, 1960-2019

Creator:
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Stone, Allan  Search this
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)22031
AAA_collcode_allaston
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_22031

Allan Stone Gallery records

Creator:
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Names:
Stone, Allan  Search this
Extent:
196.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1960-2019
Scope and Contents:
The Allan Stone Gallery records measure 196.1 linear feet and date from 1960 though 2019. The collection encompasses correspondence, photographs and transparencies, calendars, manuscripts, catalogs, news clippings, and documents pertaining to art transactions and exhibitions. The breadth of the Gallery papers demonstrates its eponymous founder's eclectic approach to collecting and his early advocacy of pivotal artists of the 20th Century including Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, Joseph Cornell, John Graham and John Chamberlain. Correspondence with Wayne Thiebaud illuminates a decades-long relationship with his first New York dealer, Allan Stone. Other correspondents include Robert Arneson, Joseph Cornell, Richard Estes, Elizabeth King, Alfred Leslie, Richard Minsky and Jack Whitten. A portion of the collection is in electronic format.
Biographical / Historical:
The Allan Stone Gallery (est. 1960- 2006) was a gallery in New York owned and operated by art dealer, Allan Stone (1932-2006). After the gallery closed, activities continued through 2019.
Provenance:
Donated in 2020 by Allan Stone Galleries, Inc., via Olympia Stone, Heather Stone, Claudia Stone, Allison Stabile, Jessie Stone, and Jeremy Stone, authorized representatives.
Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information. Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.allaston
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Allan Stone Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9964b7626-b2a7-4e2c-a44a-914913da40f6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-allaston

Stone, Allan; NYC

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 20, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1963, 1966
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d26adb74-222d-4ba0-810b-2027e3012481
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref9112

Allan Stone letter to Joseph Cornell

Creator:
Stone, Allan, 1932-2006  Search this
Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1965 July 27
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8107
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Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8107

Oral history interview with Roy De Forest, 2004 April 7-June 30

Interviewee:
De Forest, Roy, 1930-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Matteson, Lynn Robert, 1939-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painting -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13232
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248953
AAA_collcode_defore04
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_248953
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Richard Gray, 2007 Dec. 9

Interviewee:
Gray, Richard, 1928-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Boris, Harry  Search this
Fabricant, Andrew  Search this
Gray, Paul  Search this
Klamen, David  Search this
Plensa, Jaume  Search this
Louis, Morris  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Olitski, Jules  Search this
Gaudí, Antoni  Search this
Emmerich, André  Search this
Stone, Allan  Search this
Noland, Kenneth  Search this
University of Illinois.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Color-field painting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13670
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)274486
AAA_collcode_gray07
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_274486
Online Media:

Wayne Nowack papers, 1881-1996

Creator:
Nowack, Wayne, 1923-2004  Search this
Subject:
Stone, Allan  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Photographs
Topic:
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Authors -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6682
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216006
AAA_collcode_nowawayn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216006

Oral history interview with Roy De Forest

Creator:
De Forest, Roy, 1930-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Matteson, Lynn Robert  Search this
Extent:
80 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 April 7-June 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Roy De Forest conducted 2004 April 7-June 30, by Lynn Robert Matteson, for the Archives of American Art, in Port Costa, California.
De Forest speaks of an early interest in painting and drawing; acceptance to California School of Fine Arts; his time spent in San Francisco; working at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; studying and teaching at Junior College in Yakima, California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco State, and the University of California, Davis; his relationship with other artists including Allan Stone, Allan Frumkin, Jim Newman; gallery shows at Dilexi Gallery, King Ubu Gallery, Six Gallery; time spent in the army; teaching at San Quentin State Prison; his opinions on and influence of Abstract Expressionism in his work; the influence of Paolo Uccello, Guieseppe Acrimboldo, and Piet Mondrian in his work; having a traveling show through the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City; West Coast versus East Coast artists; artists' interest in history of art; techniques in art; types of paint and motives of use, specifically between water-based paint over oil; paint technology; the durability of pieces as a result of using particular types of paint; art restoration; sculpture and frame constructions; the history of his casting period; pieces he was working on at the time of the interview; his work with tile and ceramics; his book, "Journey to the Canine Territory"; his period in scroll painting; references and iconography in his work and influences from previous artists, pieces, and periods; opinions on artists including Agnes Martin, Eva Hesse, Cy Twombly, and Joan Brown; poetical influences and his poetic preferences; Surrealist elements in pieces; his use of animals in paintings; philosophical influences; the influences of technology such as television and computers; his printmaking career; scale and size in his pieces; painting "streaks"; the creation of characters and figures in his paintings; the influence of travel on his art; the nature and attitude of contemporary artists; modern architecture and museum spaces; architects including Frank Gehry and Richard Meier; his hobbies of model creation and woodworking; and his perception of himself. De Forest recalls Hassel Smith, Richard Crozier, Robert Duncan, John Guttman, George Adams, Robert Arneson, Lucian Pompili, John Humphrey, Peter Saul, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Roy De Forest (1930-2007) was a painter and sculptor from Port Costa, California. Interviewer Lynn Robert Matteson (1939- ) is an art historian from Santa Barbara, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs and 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 17 min.
Microphone was not working during last session, 2004 June 30. Interview equipment was replaced with an analog recorder and the sound for the last forty-five minutes is not as clear as the rest of the interview. It is difficult to hear the interviewer during this session.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painting -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.defore04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw991a93108-d830-4b1b-ab86-e65a2583ed71
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-defore04
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Richard Gray

Interviewee:
Gray, Richard, 1928-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
University of Illinois. -- Student  Search this
Boris, Harry  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Emmerich, André  Search this
Fabricant, Andrew  Search this
Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926  Search this
Gray, Paul  Search this
Klamen, David, 1961-  Search this
Louis, Morris, 1912-1962  Search this
Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010  Search this
Olitski, Jules, 1922-2007  Search this
Plensa, Jaume, 1955-  Search this
Stone, Allan  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Sound recording, master: 1 sound disc (1 hr., 45 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2007 Dec. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Gray conducted 2007 Dec. 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Carlyle Hotel, in New York, N.Y .
Gray speaks of being born in Chicago, Ill. and attending high school in Hyde Park; required coursework in art and music; his father's childhood in Poland; attending the University of Illinois in Chicago before transferring to the main campus in Champaign-Urbana; studying architecture but then becoming more interested in art; the influence of an early mentor; joining the air force and being stationed in France in the early 1950s; traveling throughout France, Spain, and Germany; visiting Barcelona to see Antoni Gaudí's architecture; returning to the United States, meeting his wife on a blind date, and marrying her within a year; being moved by the musical and artistic environment of his in-laws' home; owning a manufacturing business for 10 years; restructuring his father's summer resort in Michigan following his death; hosting music festivals and Harry Boris as artist-in-residence at the resort; following Boris's suggestion to open an art gallery in Chicago; his first art purchases from Allan Stone and André Emmerich in New York; his first gallery space off of Michigan Avenue on East Ontario Street in the same building as B.C. Holland and Noah Goldowsky; his second gallery space on Michigan Avenue; showing Color Field artists including Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis, and Jules Olitski; dealers as collectors; seeing himself more as a collector than a dealer at this time in his life; his diverse collection of drawings spanning many time periods; his past practice of buying works of art in shares with other dealers; the competition between art dealers and auction houses; his belief in free-market opportunities; handling the sale of Willem de Kooning's Woman V; the gallery's representation of Jaume Plensa and David Klamen; the future direction of the gallery at both the Chicago and New York City locations; the changing market in international art; recently being designated a Living Landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois; and his strong presence and activity in Chicago's cultural community. Gray also recalls André Emmerich, Andrew Fabricant, Paul Gray, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Gray (1928-2018) was an art dealer from Chicago, Ill. Interviewer James McElhinney is a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Color-field painting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gray07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw995485404-2c43-4c16-a632-580a2c73333d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gray07
Online Media:

Wayne Nowack papers

Creator:
Nowack, Wayne, 1923-2004  Search this
Names:
Stone, Allan  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Photographs
Date:
1881-1996
Summary:
The papers of painter and writer Wayne Nowack measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1881-1996. The collection includes biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, printed material, writings, and photographs of art work and slides.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter and writer Wayne Nowack measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1881-1996. The collection includes biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, printed material, writings, and photographs of art work and slides.

Biographical material includes genealogical items related to Nowack and his family as well as a list of public and private collections in which his work appeared.

Correspondence includes personal correspondence with his family, professional correspondence with Allan Stone, his dealer of 20 years, and general correspondence with others.

Printed material is comprised of exhibition catalogs and clippings of reviews of Nowack exhibitions.

Writings includes diaries, journals, journals, essays, and miscellaneous manuscripts that reflect Nowack's ideas on art, philosophy and the cultural climate of the time. Also found are Nowack's master's thesis from 1948 and various grant applications.

Photographic material includes an album of photographs from Nowack's grandparents, photographs of art work, and 750 slides of work.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in five series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1881-1989 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1947-1996 (Boxes 1-3; 1.7 linear feet)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1932-1974 (Box 3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1939-1988 (Box 3; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 5: Photographic Material, 1903-1996 (Box 3-4; 1.1 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Wayne Nowack (1923-2004) was a writer and painter in Spencer, New York. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from the State University of Iowa in 1947, which later awarded him his master's degree (1948) and M.F.A (1950). Before teaching art for eight years at Union College in New York, he worked as an art therapist. He also taught at Windham College in Vermont and at Skidmore College in New York for brief periods. Nowack's drawings and box constructions were handled by the Allan Stone Gallery in New York.
Provenance:
The Wayne Nowack papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Wayne Nowack in 1996.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Authors -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Photographs
Citation:
Wayne Nowack papers, 1881-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.nowawayn
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Wayne Nowack papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9375ee92a-332d-40d2-ade9-044da11657c2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nowawayn

77. Stone, Allan

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-089, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture, (Judith K. Zilczer) Records
See more items in:
(Judith K. Zilczer) Records
(Judith K. Zilczer) Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-089-refidd1e1848

John Chamberlain : early works

Author:
Chamberlain, John 1927-2011  Search this
Stone, Allan  Search this
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Chamberlain, John 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
C2003
Call number:
N40.1.C447 A44 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_719153

John Graham : sum qui sum / John Graham ; essays by Allan Stone and Harry Rand

Title:
Sum qui sum
Author:
Graham, John 1887-1961  Search this
Stone, Allan  Search this
Rand, Harry  Search this
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Graham, John 1887-1961  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
C2005
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND237.G6145 A4 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779350

Franz Kline : architecture & atmosphere : [exhibition] Allan Stone Gallery

Title:
Architecture & atmosphere
Architecture and atmosphere
Author:
Kline, Franz 1910-1962  Search this
Stone, Allan  Search this
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kline, Franz 1910-1962  Search this
Physical description:
[68] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
Call number:
N40.1.K66 A533 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_529959

Sotheby's announces sale of the collection of legendary New York art dealer Allan Stone

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Stone, Allan Art collections  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2013
Topic:
African art auctions  Search this
Art, African--Private collections  Search this
Songye minkisi  Search this
Call number:
N5310.7 .A788
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1013328

Allan Stone at Sotheby's

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Stone Allan Art collections  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2013
Call number:
N5310.7 .W927
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1013372

Lorraine Shemesh : liquid states / [editors, Aletha Zapf, Andrea Siegel, Georgia Jaksic]

Title:
Liquid states
Author:
Shemesh, Lorraine  Search this
Stone, Allan  Search this
Zapf, Aletha  Search this
Siegel, Andrea 1963-  Search this
Jaksic, Georgia  Search this
Allan Stone Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Shemesh, Lorraine  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2004
Topic:
Swimming in art  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1018308

The Allan Stone Collection : African, Pre-Columbian, and American Indian art-Volume 2 : Sotheby's auction in New York on 16 May 2014

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Stone, Allan Art collections  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2014
Call number:
N5310.7 .A788
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1030144

Power incarnate : Allan Stone's collection of sculpture from the Congo / Kevin D. Dumouchelle

Title:
Allan Stone's collection of sculpture from the Congo
Author:
Dumouchelle, Kevin D  Search this
Bruce Museum  Search this
Subject:
Stone, Allan Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
70 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
2011
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057917

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