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Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Arp, Jean  Search this
Cajori, Charles  Search this
Callahan, Eleanor  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Greenbaum, Jack  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László  Search this
Weber, Anne  Search this
Hall, Robert D.  Search this
Held, Annet  Search this
Hervochon, Yves  Search this
Kerouac, Jack  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Ward, Cora Kelley  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Crane, Barbara  Search this
Siegel, Arthur S.  Search this
Woelffer, Dina  Search this
Howard Wise Gallery  Search this
Clair Fox Gallery  Search this
Citation:
Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9330
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211526
AAA_collcode_webehugo
Theme:
Photography
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211526

Jack Greenbaum scrapbook and interviews

Creator:
Greenbaum, Jack  Search this
Names:
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Forst, Miles, 1923-  Search this
Hendler, Raymond, 1923-  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Pearson, Henry, 1914-2006  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Segal, George, 1924-2000  Search this
Somberg, Herman  Search this
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Interviewer:
Wechter, Vivienne Thaul  Search this
Weltman, Hilda  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1961-1978
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook compiled by Greenbaum relating to various artists; and untranscribed interviews, including two of Herman Somberg conducted by Greenbaum, ca. 1965; two of Greenbaum conducted by Vivienne Wechter, 1961 and 1978; and one of Greenbaum conducted by Hilda Weltman, 1968.
The scrapbook contains photographs of Greenbaum and artists George Segal, Miles Forst, and Willem de Kooning; photographs of works of art by Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Chryssa, Isamu Noguchi, Will Barnet, Barbara Hepworth, and Ilya Bolotowsky; sketches by Herman Somberg and Henry Pearson; a sketch of Greenbaum by Hugo Weber; a catalog, "The 30's -- Painting in New York"; clippings; and printed miscellany.
The interviews of Somberg conducted by Greenbaum include one (5 5" tapes) in which Somberg discusses Pop and Op movements; artist's motivations; realism vs. reality and tradition vs. modern art; the elements of structure, texture, composition and pigment in modern art; social commentary in painting; "pure painting"; Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, and Willem de Kooning; happenings; and Somberg's disdain for art history. In the second interview (1 5" tape), painter Raymond Hendler is also present; they discuss their favorite television shows, an Op exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, and the meanings of the words "good," "like," "taste," and opinion" in relation to contemporary art.
The interviews of Greenbaum, include: one (on 2 5" tapes), conducted by Hilda Weltman, July 13 & 20, 1968 in which Greenbaum speaks of the conflicts and opportunities of American artists and his views on Pop art, strobe lights, civil rights, religion, existentialism, the Catholic Church, Vietnam, technology, hippies, and demonstrations at Columbia University; one (on 1 7"tape) conducted by Viviene Wechter, 1961 wherein Greenbaum speaks of collecting, art and affordability, abstract art, the arrangement of paintings on walls, his collection, and artists as personalities independent of their aesthetic; and the third, conducted in 1978, also by Wechter (on 1 cassette) for a radio program entitled "Today's World" on FM radio station WFUV.
Biographical / Historical:
Jack Greenbaum: collector and dentist; New York, N.Y. and an intimate friend of Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, and Hugo Weber. He did their dental work and was given their paintings in payment.
Provenance:
Donated 1978 by Dr. Jack Greenbaum.
Restrictions:
Microfilmed portion (scrapbook) must be consulted on microfilm. Use of untranscribed interviews requires an appointment and is limited to AAA; Washington, D.C. office.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.greejack
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f09ca3dc-3cd4-4aa0-8fa1-b7908db562bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-greejack

Hugo Weber papers

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Names:
Clair Fox Gallery  Search this
Howard Wise Gallery  Search this
Arp, Jean, 1887-1966  Search this
Cajori, Charles, 1921-2013  Search this
Callahan, Eleanor  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Greenbaum, Jack  Search this
Hall, Robert D.  Search this
Held, Annet  Search this
Hervochon, Yves  Search this
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Ward, Cora Kelley, 1920-1989  Search this
Weber, Anne  Search this
Photographer:
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Crane, Barbara, 1928-  Search this
Siegel, Arthur S.  Search this
Woelffer, Dina, 1907-  Search this
Extent:
6.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 9 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1971
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs and photograph albums; diaries; writings; sketches and sketchbooks; biographical data; catalogs; material relating to the Artists Tenants Association; clippings; and miscellany.
REEL D388: Correspondence, 1945-1966; photographs; sketches; and clippings.
REELS N70-9-N70-10: 75 photographs by Weber and photographer Harry Callahan of Mies van der Rohe, taken from 1961-1964, with occasional photos of Weber, his studio, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and other friends, including one of Moholy-Nagy by Arthur Siegel, 1946. Also included are 30 letters from Clair Fox Gallery, Howard Wise Gallery, Harry Callahan, Jack Kerouac and other friends; and 2 sketchbooks, 1962.
REEL 671: 9 photograph albums and ca. 200 photographs of Weber, friends, family (including his artist wife, Anne Weber), studios, and his works of art. Among them are one of Weber by Barbara Crane, ca. 1960, a contact sheet of photographs of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and many photographs by Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Cora Ward, Robert D. Hall, Annet Held and Yves Hervochon, including photos of Charles Cajori and Jack Greenbaum by Cora Ward, and Ornette Coleman by Callahan.
REELS 841-845: Correspondence, 1932-1971; 3 diaries (written in German), 1941-1944, April 1942, and April to August 1964; poetry by Weber; writings on art, 1951-1968; writings on other artists; sketchbooks and drawings, 1945-1971; biographical material; material on the Artists Tenants Association; catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.
UNMICROFILMED: Three photos by Harry Callahan, including one each of Eleanor Callahan, Weber, and "Drawing in Space with a Flashlight"; and one of Jean (Hans) Arp by Dina Woelffer, 1957. One photo of Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe taken by Aaron Siskind, ca. 1950.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1918 in Basel, Switzerland; d. August 15, 1971.
Provenance:
Material on reel D388 and N70-9 (portion) lent for microfilming 1969 by Hugo Weber; and material on reel N70-9 (portion)-N70-10, 671 & 841-845 donated 1971 by Anne Weber, ex-wife of Hugo Weber.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.webehugo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw901289007-6c8e-4ad8-89e1-4e12c70f0361
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-webehugo

Studio Alberto Giacometti, Alberto's light (Chance photo)

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1949
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Studio Alberto Giacometti, Alberto's light (Chance photo), 1949. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20665
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Studio Alberto Giacometti (Chance photo)

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1949
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Studio Alberto Giacometti (Chance photo), 1949. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20666
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Studio Alberto Giacometti (Chance photo)

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1949
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Studio Alberto Giacometti (Chance photo), 1949. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20667
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Studio Alberto Giacometti, Alberto's light (Chance photo)

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1949
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Studio Alberto Giacometti, Alberto's light (Chance photo), 1949. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20668
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Studio Alberto Giacometti (Chance photo)

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1949
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Studio Alberto Giacometti (Chance photo), 1949. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20669
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Photograph of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
1953 January
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Photograph of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1953 January. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20698
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Photograph of Harry Callahan and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
1953 January
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Photograph of Harry Callahan and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1953 January. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20699
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Photograph of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
1953 January
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Photograph of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1953 January. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20700
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Photograph of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Photographer:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Chicago, Ill.
Date:
1953 January
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Photograph of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1953 January. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20701
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Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1961
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1961. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20708
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Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1961
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1961. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20709
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Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1961
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1961. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20711
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Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1961
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1961. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20713
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Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1961
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Sketch of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1961. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20715
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Thinking back to Alberto Giacometti

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1966
Citation:
Hugo Weber. Thinking back to Alberto Giacometti, 1966. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20717
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A.G.

Creator:
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
19--
Citation:
Hugo Weber. A.G., 19--. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20718
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Alberto Giacometti letter to Hugo Weber

Creator:
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Weber, Hugo, 1918-1971  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
19--
Citation:
Alberto Giacometti. Alberto Giacometti letter to Hugo Weber, 19--. Hugo Weber papers, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20722
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20722

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