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Two Paintings: (Abstract Painting - Grey) and (Untitled) [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Title:
Abstract Painting, Gray [painting] / (photographedby Walter Rosenblum
Artist:
Reinhardt, Ad 1913-1967  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1950 and1949
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0000992
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_130456

Triumph of painting : abstract America

Type:
Books
Date:
2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_904332

Photographs of Oil Paintings, Abstract Block Forms

Collection Creator:
Constant, George  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1975
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The George Constant 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:
George Constant papers, 1912-2007, bulk 1932-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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George Constant papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Photographs of Oil Paintings, Abstract Human Forms

Collection Creator:
Constant, George  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1937
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The George Constant 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:
George Constant papers, 1912-2007, bulk 1932-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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George Constant papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Polaroid of Venus by Manierre Dawson

Type:
Photographs
Date:
198-?
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11725
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Robert Schoelkopf Gallery records, 1851-1991, (bulk 1962-1991)
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11725
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Burgoyne Diller collection of printed material

Creator:
Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1932-1961
Summary:
Burgoyne Diller's collection of printed material measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1932 to 1961. The collection primarily documents Diller's career through printed material consisting of clippings and exhibition announcements and catalogs. There is also one letter from the James Gallery dated 1959.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection measures 0.2 linear feet, dates from 1932-1961, and includes one letter, clippings, and exhibition announcements and catalogs that concern the development of Burgoyne Diller's unique artistic style.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series:

Series 1: Letters, 1959 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Printed Material, 1932-1961 (Box 1; 11 folders)
Biographical Note:
Born in New York City in 1906, Burgoyne Diller was brought up in Michigan. He returned to New York in 1926 and studied at the Art Students League from 1928 to 1932. With Hans Hofmann, Diller made his first geometrical paintings in the 1930s, embracing the rigid formulas of Piet Mondrian's "pure plastic art," which included the use of horizontal and vertical lines as well as primary colors. Diller became director of the Mural Division of the New York City Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project in 1935, and remained in government service until 1941. In 1945, he became associate professor of art at Brooklyn College. Burgoyne Diller died in 1965.
Related Material:
Burgoyne Diller papers, 1924-1968.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1982 by Morris Dorsky, chairman of the Brooklyn College Art Department. Diller taught at Brooklyn College from 1946-1963. Presumably the materials were compiled either by Diller, or by someone in the Art Department.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Rights:
The Burgoyne Diller collection of printed material is 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.
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- United States  Search this
Neoplasticism -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Burgoyne Diller collection of printed material, 1932-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dillburg2
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Burgoyne Diller collection of printed material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dillburg2

Photographs of Oil Paintings, Abstract Lines, Colors, and Blocks

Collection Creator:
Constant, George  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The George Constant 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:
George Constant papers, 1912-2007, bulk 1932-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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George Constant papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-consgeor-ref203

Burgoyne Diller papers

Creator:
Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Sketches
Date:
1924-1987
Summary:
The Burgoyne Diller papers measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1924-1987. The collection documents the abstract painter's career and includes two letters, a notebook, four annotated sketchbooks, art work, and clippings. The collection primarily consists of art work, including hundreds of drawings that document the development of Burgoyne Diller's unique artistic style. An unprocessed addition measuring 0.4 linear feet consists of sketches and studies by Diller.
Scope and Content Note:
The Burgoyne Diller papers measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1924-1987. The collection documents the abstract painter's career and includes two letters, a notebook, four annotated sketchbooks, art work, and clippings. The collection primarily consists of art work, including hundreds of drawings that document the development of Burgoyne Diller's unique artistic style. An additional 0.4 linear feet of sketches and studies by Diller were accessioned in 2010 and remains unprocessed.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as five series. Series 1 and 4 are arranged chronologically. Series 2 consists of a single dismantled notebook which maintains the creator's original arrangement. Series 3 has been arranged in a numerically consecutive order introduced by the donor, Kenneth W. Prescott. There are gaps in art work's numerical sequences.

Series 1: Letters, 1940 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Notebook, 1932-1933 (Box 1; 6 folders)

Series 3: Art work, 1924-1964, undated (Box 1-3; OVS 4-9; 33 folders)

Series 4: Clippings, 1926-1968, undated (Box 2; 10 folders)

Series 5: Unprocessed Addition to the Burgoyne Diller Papers, 1930-1987 (Box 10, OV 11; 0.4 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
Born in New York City in 1906, Burgoyne Diller was brought up in Michigan and attended Michigan State College. He returned to New York in 1926 and studied at the Art Students League from 1928 to 1932, with Hans Hofmann. Diller made his first geometrical paintings in the 1930s, which were influenced by the rigid formulas of Piet Mondrian's "pure plastic art." Diller's work evolved into an abstract mode of configurations of lines, angles, and primary colors. Diller was one of the original members of the American Abstract Artists.

Between 1935 and 1941, Diller worked for the New York City Federal Arts Program, Mural Division, Works Progress Administration, eventually becoming Director. During that time, he provided commissions for many of the most advanced artists of the day, including Arshile Gorky and Stuart Davis. In 1945, he became associate professor of art at Brooklyn College. Burgoyne Diller died in 1965.
Related Material:
Burgoyne Diller collection of printed material, 1932-1961.
Provenance:
The Burgoyne Diller papers were donated by the Grace Diller estate via William C. LaCrone, executor, in 1992. Some of the papers were donated by the Diller estate via art historian Kenneth W. Prescott, in 4 installments dating 1983-2000. An unprocessed addition of 0.4 linear feet received in 2010 was donated by Emma-Stina Prescott.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Rights:
The Burgoyne Diller 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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Neoplasticism -- United States  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketches
Citation:
Burgoyne Diller papers, 1924-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dillburg
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Burgoyne Diller papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-dillburg

Interview with Jean Cohen

Creator:
Cohen, Jean, 1927-2013  Search this
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Place:
Provincetown, Mass.
Date:
1967 August 24
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13818
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Dorothy Gees Seckler collection of sound recordings relating to art and artists, 1962-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13818

Interview with Marcia Marcus

Creator:
Marcus, Marcia, 1928-  Search this
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Subject:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
New York University  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Provincetown, Mass.
Date:
1967 August 28
Topic:
Figurative painting  Search this
Self-portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13819
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Dorothy Gees Seckler collection of sound recordings relating to art and artists, 1962-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13819

Burgoyne Diller papers, 1924-1987

Creator:
Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965  Search this
Subject:
Diller, Burgoyne  Search this
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Sketches  Search this
Neoplasticism  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Painters  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9311
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211506
AAA_collcode_dillburg
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211506
Additional Online Media:

John Opper papers, 1926-2011

Creator:
Opper, John, 1908-1994  Search this
Subject:
Grace Borgenicht Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16089
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361492
AAA_collcode_oppejohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_361492
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Joan Semmel papers, 1949-2013, bulk circa 1960s-2013

Creator:
Semmel, Joan, 1932-  Search this
Subject:
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Grossman, Nancy  Search this
Golden, Eunice  Search this
Bernstein, Judy  Search this
Markson, David  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Edelson, Mary Beth  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Hardy, John  Search this
Nieto, José Antonio  Search this
Hammond, Harmony  Search this
Topic:
Video recordings  Search this
Women and erotica  Search this
Erotica  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Art  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Illustrations  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16175
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366716
AAA_collcode_semmjoan
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_366716
Additional Online Media:

Ed Clark papers, 1923-2017

Creator:
Clark, Edward, 1926-  Search this
Subject:
Hutson, Bill  Search this
Joans, Ted  Search this
Gentry, Herbert Alexander  Search this
Cinque Gallery  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17578
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)395105
AAA_collcode_clarked
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_395105
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Burgoyne Diller collection of printed material, 1932-1961

Creator:
Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965  Search this
Subject:
Diller, Burgoyne  Search this
Topic:
Neoplasticism  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10955
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214737
AAA_collcode_dillburg2
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214737
Additional Online Media:

Painting abstraction : new elements in abstract painting / Bob Nickas

Author:
Nickas, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
343 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
ND196.A2 N53 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_937664

Lothar Quinte : Gouachen / Lothar Quinte

Author:
Quinte, Lothar 1923-  Search this
Galerie Rottloff (Karlsruhe, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Quinte, Lothar 1923- Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
1994
[1994?]
Topic:
Watercolor painting, Abstract--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
ND1954.Q56 A4 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644049

Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983

Creator:
Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Subject:
Ottenberg, Perry  Search this
Tyson, Carol  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Speiser, Maurice J. (Maurice Joseph),  Search this
Tyson, Henry  Search this
Baker, Sarah Marindah  Search this
Seyffert, Leopold  Search this
Carles, Caroline Robinson  Search this
McCarter, Henry  Search this
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis)  Search this
Topic:
Diaries  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5963
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208808
AAA_collcode_carlarth
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208808
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Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson, 1977 Nov. 22-1978 Jan. 23

Interviewee:
Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Putzel, Howard  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Painters  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211993
AAA_collcode_johnso77
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211993

Oral history interview with Jimmy C. Lueders, 1990 Nov. 14

Interviewee:
Lueders, Jimmy C., 1927-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Veloric, Cynthia  Search this
Subject:
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Kamihira, Ben  Search this
Potamkin, Vivian Orleans  Search this
Potamkin, Meyer P.  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Gallery 1015  Search this
Dubin Gallery, (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Topic:
Figurative art  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12984
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214380
AAA_collcode_lueder90
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214380

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