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"Once Upon A Time A Man Named Peter Voulkos"

Archives of American Art
Essay : 2 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Satirical essay by Pyron about Voulkos and the art of throwing pots.

Advertisemant for Philip L. Hale's summer class

Archives of American Art
1 brochure : ill. ; 14 x 21 cm., folded to 14 x 11 cm.

Brochure for the Philip L. Hale's summer art classes.

Grant Wood and his class at Viola

Archives of American Art
1 postcard : ill. ; 9 x 14 cm.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Grant Wood and his class at Viola

Hemphill Folk Art Collection

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Guide using the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection of folk art as a springboard to activities and questions about art and community history.

Thomas Eakins and J. Laurie Wallace posing at water's edge

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : platinum print ; 7 x 10 cm., on sheet 9 x 12 cm.

Photograph thought to be taken during the time that Thomas Anshutz and Thomas Eakins worked together at the Pennsylvania Academy and the University of Pennsylvania, 1880-1886.

Josef Presser

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm.

Painter Josef Presser in a studio talking with a student.

That which is still lives as a monument

Archives of American Art
Lecture : 1 p. : handwritten ; 32 x 21 cm.

Lecture notes in which sculptor Paul Suttman describes still life sculpture as alive, and catalogs the natural and unnatural aspects of a three dimensional object.

Water Colour Lessons

Archives of American Art
1 announcement ; 8 x 13 cm.

On verso of postcard is a water colour lessons advertisement.

Alma Thomas became a nationally recognized painter after 38 years teaching public school

Smithsonian Insider

Alma Thomas (American, 1891-1978) spent 38 years as a Washington, D.C., public school art teacher before her painting career took off. In 1972, in her […]

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Florence Sprague with her students at a deserted quarry of Stone City

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Miss Florence Sprague, Instructor of Sculpture, Stone City Art Colony, with some of her students in on of the deserted quarries.

Photograph of Francis Sumner Merritt

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 28 x 22 cm.

Silversmiths' Working Conference Summary, 1947

Archives of American Art
Essay : 2 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

A summary of the Silversmith conference and survey noting that the lack of organization among silversmiths.

Arthur Wesley Dow's class at Pratt Institute Brooklyn, N.Y.

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm., on card 13 x 15 cm. Identification on verso (typewritten): Compliments of Harry A. Neyland, Mckean, Pa.
1st year Normal (Pratt) 1899(?)

What Is Art?

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Lesson in which students become familiar with contemporary art forms and artists.

Twelfth Dalai Lama, Trinlay Gyatso, from a partial set of lamas and teachers

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Oral history interview with Doug Ashford, 2016 October 14-November 3

Archives of American Art
3 sound files (4 hrs., 28 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 71 pages.

An interview with Doug Ashford conducted 2016 October 14 and November 3, by Theodore Kerr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Ashford's studio in Brooklyn, New York.

Oral history interview with Tony Marsh, 2009 September 10-11

Archives of American Art
7 wav files (7 hr., 12 min.) : digital

An interview of Tony Marsh conducted 2009 September 10-11, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Garden Cottage Bed and Breakfast, in Los Angeles, California.

Edwin Ambrose Webster plein-air painting class, Provincetown, Mass.

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 24 cm.

Edwin Ambrose Webster directing a plein-air painting class at his school in Provincetown, Mass.

Edwin Ambrose Webster and a student in a plein-air painting class

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Painter and painting instructor Edwin Ambrose Webster and a student in a plein-air painting class.

Ethel Katz

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : platinum print ; 12 x 09 cm., on sheet 13 x 10 cm. Portrait of painter, graphic artist, and art instructor Ethel Katz.
Signed lower right: "Laura Gilpin 1926".

Elizabeth McCausland at silk screen demonstrations, World's Fair

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

Identification on verso (handwritten): 8/11/40 / Dem. on Silk Screen / World's Fair

Oral history interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro, 1992 Feb. 13

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 37 pages.

An interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro conducted 1992 Feb. 13, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

Leckie and Giampietro recall their student days at the New Bauhaus in Chicago (fall 1937- summer 1938) and the teaching methods of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Alexander Archipenko, Hin Bredendieck, Gyorgy Kepes, David Dushkin, and others there; the New Bauhaus approach to design; the closing of the school in 1938 and its reincarnation in the Institute of Design; Leckie's application of New Bauhaus principles in his teaching at American University and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in Washington, D.C.; ICA exhibitions and programs; both teaching at the ICA from 1948 to 1951; their impressions of ICA director Robert Richman; the impact of the ICA on the Washington, D.C. art scene; and the exchange between the ICA, American University, the Washington Workshop Center for the Arts, Catholic University, and other schools. Leckie also discusses his role as the designer of the Archives of American Art Journal.

Grant Wood teaching class outdoors

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Sketch class under Mr. Wood, Stone City - 1933
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