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Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White, 1980 November 24-1981 January 9

Interviewee:
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-  Search this
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Subject:
Howe, Thomas Carr  Search this
Levine, David  Search this
McGregor, Jack  Search this
Shikler, Aaron  Search this
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12218
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212125
AAA_collcode_white80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212125

Oral history interview with Thomas Carr Howe, 1976 June 2-3

Interviewee:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Museum directors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13175
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212152
AAA_collcode_howe76
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212152

Oral history interview with Margaret Tomkins, 1984 June 6

Interviewee:
Tomkins, Margaret, 1916-2002  Search this
Tomkins, Margaret, 1916-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Guenther, Bruce  Search this
Subject:
FitzGerald, James  Search this
Artists Gallery (Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Women artists -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- Northwestern States -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States  Search this
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12308
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212455
AAA_collcode_tomkin84
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212455
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Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White, 1987 January 8-12

Interviewee:
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-  Search this
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Museum directors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12205
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215700
AAA_collcode_white87
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215700
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Print Council of America records, 1951-2020

Creator:
Print Council of America  Search this
Print Council of America  Search this
Subject:
Degas, Edgar  Search this
Fine, Ruth  Search this
Haverkamp Begemann, Egbert  Search this
Ostrow, Stephen E.  Search this
Reed, Sue Welsh  Search this
Print Council of America  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc.  Search this
Curators -- United States  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
Prints  Search this
Prints -- Societies, etc  Search this
Prints -- Technique -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8581
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210760
AAA_collcode_princoun
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210760
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E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers, 1814-1996, bulk 1921-1996

Creator:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Richardson, Constance Coleman, 1905-2002  Search this
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Subject:
Rutledge, Anna Wells  Search this
Simper, Fred  Search this
McDermott, John Francis  Search this
Speck, Walter  Search this
Stevens, William B.  Search this
Fredericks, Marshall M.  Search this
Castano, Giovanni  Search this
Soria, Regina  Search this
Lynes, Russell  Search this
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor)  Search this
Hardy, Jeremiah Pearson  Search this
Pleasants, J. Hall (Jacob Hall)  Search this
Garrison, Eve Josephson  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Allston, Washington  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward)  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon  Search this
Morse, John D.  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon)  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Bostick, William A.  Search this
Jungwirth, Irene G. (Irene Gayas)  Search this
Oliver, Andrew  Search this
Simpson, Corelli C. W.  Search this
Andrews, Wayne  Search this
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold  Search this
Middeldorf, Ulrich Alexander  Search this
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David)  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur)  Search this
Sellers, Charles Coleman  Search this
Heil, Walter  Search this
Lee-Smith, Hughie  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Moser, Liselotte  Search this
Flexner, James Thomas  Search this
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill)  Search this
Cohn, Harold  Search this
Aram, Siegfried F.  Search this
Mast, Gerald  Search this
Krentzin, Earl  Search this
Groce, George C.  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach)  Search this
Wedda, John  Search this
Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks)  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Rockefeller, John D.  Search this
Copeland, Lammot du Pont  Search this
Freeman, Michael W.  Search this
Allen, Joseph  Search this
Peale family  Search this
Castano Galleries  Search this
Historical Society of Pennsylvania  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Manuscripts
Interviews
Diaries
Transcripts
Sketches
Lectures
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Romanticism  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10104
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212990
AAA_collcode_richedga
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212990
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Oral history interview with Robert Breer, 1973 July 10

Interviewee:
Breer, Robert C. (Robert Carlton), 1926-2011  Search this
Breer, Robert C. (Robert Carlton), 1926-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Tinguely, Jean  Search this
Bonino Gallery  Search this
Galerie Denise René  Search this
PepsiCo, Inc.  Search this
Stanford University  Search this
United States  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Lyrical abstraction (Art movement)  Search this
Filmmakers -- Interviews  Search this
Kinetic sculpture  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212084
AAA_collcode_breer73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212084

Richard Artschwager papers, 1959-2013

Creator:
Artschwager, Richard Ernst, 1923-2013  Search this
Artschwager, Richard Ernst, 1923-2013  Search this
Subject:
Waters, John  Search this
Katz, Alex  Search this
Karp, Ivan C.  Search this
Copley, William Nelson  Search this
Lawler, Louise  Search this
Woodman, Betty  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Fischl, Eric  Search this
Neuendorf, Hans  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Kimmelman, Michael  Search this
Schaffner, Ingrid  Search this
Murray, Elizabeth  Search this
Schjeldahl, Peter  Search this
Museum Ludwig  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art  Search this
Galerie Franck + Schulte  Search this
University of Wisconsin  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts  Search this
Adair Margo Gallery  Search this
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Lorence-Monk Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Cornell University.  Search this
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art  Search this
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Gagosian Gallery  Search this
Type:
Illustrated letters
Transcripts
Sketches
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16080
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)360562
AAA_collcode_artsrich
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_360562
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David Novros papers

Creator:
Novros, David, 1941-  Search this
Names:
Bui, Phong, 1964-  Search this
Colpitt, Frances  Search this
Graham, Robert, 1938-  Search this
Hope, Charles  Search this
Humblet, Claudine, 1946-  Search this
Judd, Donald, 1928-  Search this
McEwen, Rory, 1932-  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Price, Kenneth, 1935-2012  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Poems
Transcripts
Interviews
Illustrated letters
Diaries
Date:
1963-2008
Summary:
The papers of abstract painter David Novros are dated 1963 to 2008, and measure 1.0 linear foot. Correspondence, records relating to the Liaunig Boat House commission (Middleburgh, NY), interview transcripts, printed material, and photographs document the painter's professional career.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of abstract painter David Novros are dated 1963 to 2008, and measure 1.0 linear foot. Correspondence, records relating to the Liaunig Boat House commission (Middleburgh, NY), interview transcripts, printed material, and photographs document the painter's professional career.

The vast majority of correspondence consists of incoming letters. The only reciprocal exchanges preserved are with art historian Charles Hope and the Menil Collection. Letters are from artists Rory McEwen, Paul Mogensen, and Ken Price; writers Frances Colpitt and Claudine Humblet; and from other colleagues and friends. The letters David Novros wrote to his family between 1963 and 1979 recount his travels and describe in some detail - many with accompanying illustrations and diagrams - work in progress, exhibitions, and commissions. Also preserved are copies of his letters to the Trustees of the Donald Judd Estate and Ranier Judd concerning the Marfa, Texas properties and projects, his Spring Street studio in New York City, and the Judd Foundation. Novros's letters to editors concern art-related articles that appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and other publications.

Peter Liaunig's commission for a boat house with three fresco paintings in Middleburgh, New York, is documented by correspondence, plans, and designs. The "Boat House Diary, Middleburgh, NY," kept by Novros August 10-15, 2003, describes the process of painting the frescoes with the assistance of Jason, and notes materials and techniques used.

Interview transcripts are of Phong Bui's conversation with David Novros, published June 2008 in The Brooklyn Rail, and an unpublished interview Novros conducted with sculptor Robert Graham in 2008.

Printed material about or mentioning David Novros consists of articles and reviews, exhibition announcements and posters. Items written by Novros are a review of Jackson Pollock and two poems.

Photographs are of David Novros with his family and friends. There are also views of the Novros family's home in Van Nuys, California, and Indian-painted rocks at Sears Point, Arizona that influenced Novros' art.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1963-2008 (Boxes 1-2; 0.4 linear ft.)

Series 2: Liaunig Boat House, 1998-2004 (Box 2, OV3; 0.2 linear ft.)

Series 3: Interview Transcripts, 2008 (Box 2; 0.1 linear ft.)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1966-2008 (Box 2, OV 4; 0.2 linear ft.)

Series 5: Photographs, 1976-1999 (Box 2; 0.1 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
David Novros (1941-) is an abstract painter in New York, NY.

Abstract painter David Novros was born in Los Angeles in 1941 and lived with his family in Van Nuys, California. His father, Lester Novros, was an artist whose interest in movement eventually led him to the Walt Disney Company, where he worked on animation projects. In 1941 he established his own production company, Graphic Films, and began teaching in the Cinema Department of the University of Southern California. Both David and his brother Paul were enamored with film; David turned to painting, but Paul followed in their father's line of work and became an award-winning film producer.

David entered the University of Southern California and studied painting with James Jervaisee. He made a few student films and sometimes worked with his father, but before long he turned to painting. During the summer of 1961, Novros attended courses at Yale and met Chuck Close, Brice Marden, and Vija Celmins.

After earning a B.F.A. in 1963, Novros completed his Army Reserve obligations and travelled in Europe. He moved to New York City in 1964 and met many Minimalist artists. Over the next several years, Novros's rectangular paintings gave way to multi-panel paintings and then to shaped panels. From the late 1960s through the 1970s, Novros developed a reputation as a geometric abstractionist. He showed at Park Place Gallery and had a solo exhibition at Virginia Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles) in 1966; the next year, his work was again presented at Park Place Gallery and at the Virginia Dwan Gallery (New York). Several solo exhibitions followed at Klaus Kertess's influential Bykert Gallery, as well as at other venues.

Novros participated in important exhibitions of abstraction, among them "Systemic Painting" (Guggenheim Museum, 1966), "Color and Structure" (Whitney Museum of American Art, 1971), and "Abstract-Geometry-Painting: Selected Geometric Abstract Painting in America since 1945" (Albright-Knox Gallery, 1989). In 1970, he was awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

In the 1970s, Novros turned to fresco painting, and his eventual decision to focus on murals effectively removed him from the commercial gallery scene. One of his earliest commissions was a fresco painted in 1970 for the second floor of Donald Judd's studio/home. Other commissions include: Solar Triptych, a radial triptych that opens and closes throughout the day, for the lobby of Union Station, Newark, NJ (1984); a fresco in the Old Court House, Miami (1984); a painted-glass and copper fresco in the Gross Building, Winslow, Arizona (1994-1996); and the Liaunig Boat House with fresco paintings, Middleburgh, NY (1996-2003). A number of museums in the United States and Europe include Novros's work in their permanent collections, among them: Menil Collection, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum Liaunig (Austria), and Daimler contemporary (Berlin).

Mr. Novros lives and works in New York City.
Related Material:
An oral history interview with David Novros was conducted by Michael Brennan for the Archives of American Art in 2008.
Provenance:
Gift of David Novros, 2009
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Poems
Transcripts
Interviews
Illustrated letters
Diaries
Citation:
David Novros papers, 1963-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.novrdavi
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Interview Transcripts

Collection Creator:
Novros, David, 1941-  Search this
Extent:
(Box 2; 0.1 linear ft.)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2008
Scope and Contents note:
Phong Bui's interview with David Novros was published in The Brooklyn Rail, June 2008. The interview Novros conducted with scuptor Robert Graham is unpublished.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
David Novros papers, 1963-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.novrdavi, Series 3
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Archives of American Art
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"David Novros in Conversation with Phong Bui [editor of The Brooklyn Rail" (third edit; final edit)

Collection Creator:
Novros, David, 1941-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2008
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
David Novros papers, 1963-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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David Novros papers
David Novros papers / Series 3: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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"Robert Graham in conversation with David Novros,"

Collection Creator:
Novros, David, 1941-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2008
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
David Novros papers, 1963-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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David Novros papers
David Novros papers / Series 3: Interview Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-novrdavi-ref51

Interview Transcript (Charmion von Wiegand interview with Paul Cummings for Archives of American Art)

Collection Creator:
Marilyn Pearl Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
Marilyn Pearl Gallery records, 1925-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marilyn Pearl Gallery records
Marilyn Pearl Gallery records / Series 1: Artists' Files / von Wiegand, Charmion
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-maripeag-ref144

Printed Material - Interview Transcripts (Charmion von Wiegand interviews with Patricia Tate and M.R.)

Collection Creator:
Marilyn Pearl Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers 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:
Marilyn Pearl Gallery records, 1925-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marilyn Pearl Gallery records
Marilyn Pearl Gallery records / Series 1: Artists' Files / von Wiegand, Charmion
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-maripeag-ref154

Craig Kauffman papers

Creator:
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010  Search this
Names:
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Adams, Lisa, 1955-  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
Moses, Ed, 1926-  Search this
Shapiro, Babe  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Motion pictures
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Date:
1946-1997
Summary:
The papers of artist and educator Craig Kauffman measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1946 to 1997. The collection comprises biographical materials including address books, 10 day journals, identification documents, oral history transcripts, student records, and a few writings; correspondence with Lisa Adams, Billy Al Bengston, Alan Lynch, Ed Moses, and Babe Shapiro; and correspondence between Kauffman and his family. Also found are records documenting Kauffman's professional and business activities; printed materials featuring Kauffman, his exhibitions, and artwork; and photographic materials and moving images that include portraits and snapshots of Kauffman, personal photographs, photos of travel and works of art, and 3 unidentified film reels.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of artist and educator Craig Kauffman measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1946 to 1997. The collection comprises biographical materials including address books, 10 day journals, identification documents, oral history transcripts, student records, and a few writings; correspondence with Lisa Adams, Billy Al Bengston, Alan Lynch, Ed Moses, and Babe Shapiro; and correspondence between Kauffman and his family. Also found are records documenting Kauffman's professional and business activities; printed materials featuring Kauffman, his exhibitions, and artwork; and photographic materials and moving images that include portraits and snapshots of Kauffman, personal photographs, photos of travel and works of art, and 3 unidentified film reels.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as five series.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, circa 1950-1990 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1956-1996 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, 6)

Series 3: Professional and Business Records, 1950-1996 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 2, 6)

Series 4: Printed Materials, 1946-1997 (2.2 linear feet; Boxes 2-4, 6, OV 7)

Series 5: Photographic Materials and Moving Images, circa 1940-circa 1980s (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 4-6)
Biographical / Historical:
Craig Kauffman (1932-2010) was an artist and educator in Los Angeles, California.

Kauffman was born in Los Angeles to Judge Kurtz and Margaret Kauffman. He attended the University of Southern California School of Architecture in Los Angeles before transferring to the University of California in Los Angeles where he received both his bachelor's degree in 1955 and master's degree in 1956.

After several years working from a San Francisco studio and associating with the leading Bay Area artists, he returned to Southern California where he became an original member of the legendary Ferus Gallery group that included artists John Altoon, Ed Moses, Ed Kienholz, Billy Al Benston, Robert Irwin, Larry Bell, and Ed Ruscha. The group was founded by Kienholz and Kauffman's high school friend Walter Hopps. Beginning as an abstract expressionist, Kauffman quickly became known as one of California's leading finish-fetish and, later, light and space artists because of his minimalist styled vacuum-formed wall sculptures using acrylic plastics.

Kauffman began teaching art at the University of California, Irvine in 1967 and retired in 1994. He was also an instructor at the School of Visual Art in New York. Throughout his career, Kauffman was an avid traveler and spent much of his retirement living in the Philippines while continuing to exhibit and create new works.

Kauffman died in Angeles, Philippines in 2010.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Lisa Adams letters from Craig Kauffman, 1986-1991.
Provenance:
The Craig Kauffman papers were donated 1997 by Craig Kauffman.
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.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- California  Search this
Educators -- California  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionist  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Motion pictures
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Citation:
Craig Kauffman papers, 1946-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kaufcrai2
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Craig Kauffman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Oral History Transcripts

Collection Creator:
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1978
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:
Craig Kauffman papers, 1946-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Craig Kauffman papers
Craig Kauffman papers / Series 1: Biographical Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kaufcrai2-ref21

Biographical Materials

Collection Creator:
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950-1990
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials consist of 3 address books; artist statements; awards and certificates; curriculum vitae; and 10 day journals that include daily logs of activities, some comments about Kauffman's feelings and the status of his projects, and notes taken during travel in Europe, some of which appear to be written by an unidentified author. Also found in this series are identification documents, a few oral history transcripts, personal business records, student records, and a few writings.
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:
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Collection Citation:
Craig Kauffman papers, 1946-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kaufcrai2, Series 1
See more items in:
Craig Kauffman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kaufcrai2-ref8

Oral history interview with William Ronald, 1963 April 18-June 2

Interviewee:
Ronald, William, 1926-1998  Search this
Ronald, William, 1926-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Baker, Richard Brown, 1912-2002  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Canada -- Toronto -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11973
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213080
AAA_collcode_ronald63
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213080
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller, 1970 July 30-August 19

Interviewee:
Rockefeller, Blanchette Hooker, 1909-1992  Search this
Rockefeller, Blanchette Hooker, 1909-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12181
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213082
AAA_collcode_rockef70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213082

Oral history interview with Malcolm Roberts, 1965 May 26

Interviewee:
Roberts, Malcolm M., 1913-1990  Search this
Roberts, Malcolm M., 1913-1990  Search this
Interviewer:
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Washington -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13332
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213750
AAA_collcode_robert65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213750

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