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Bennington College Visual Arts Department records, 1948-1982

Bennington College. Visual Arts Dept
School
Bennington, Vt.

Collection size: 2500 items (on 3 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: 164 exhibition files containing biographical data, letters received, copies of letters sent, a list of Bennington art majors from 1936-1956, a list of art faculty from 1942-1969, loan agreements, price lists, checklists, entry forms, press releases, exhibition catalogues and announcements, printed material, and photographs. REEL 2529: Exhibition files are Akers-Condeso; American Painting; Art Faculty & Others, April 1982; Intercollegiate Art Show; Josef Albers; Alumnae 25th Anniversary Exhibit; John Atherton; Milton Avery; Walter Darby Bannard; Clay Bartlett; Bennington Six, Summer 1980; Natvar Bhavsar; Delores Bittleman; Bill Bollinger Callahan Brandt; Broken Surface; Joe Brotherton; Jack Bush; Charles Cajori; Catalogs & Posters of Exhibitionsat Sidney Janis Gallery, 1948-60; Ceramics & Glass; Ceramic Show, Nov. 30-Dec. 17, 1976; Arundell Clarke; Francis Colburn; Jan Cook; Gardner Cox; Robert Cronin; Curtiss Exhibition, April-May 1977; VAPA Dedication, May 1976; Richard Diebenkorn; Piero Dorazio; Eight Young Artists; Faculty Collects; Faculty Exhibitions; Faculty Exhibition in Art Reading Room; Falk Collection-Chinese Pottery; Paul Feeley; Herbert Ferber; Jane Ford/Carol Haerer; Four Potters; Mary Frank; Helen Frankenthaler; Antonio Frasconi; Esther Gentle Reproductions; Sculpture By Dan George & Drawings by Francis Barth; Herbert George Sculpture Show; Thomas George; Rassie Gifford; Charles Ginnever; Frank Gohlke; Syd Gordin; Adolph Gottlieb; Greenberg Seminar, April 1970; Group Exhibitions; Group Show. REEL 2530: Perry Gunther; Gutai (Japanese Action Painting); Richard Haas; Kirili Hatcher; Brower Hatcher & Ed Smith; Arthur K. D. Healy; Sophia Healy; Clinton Hill Prints; Hans Hofmann; Japanese Kite Exhibition; Patricia Johanson; Mariska Karasz; Gaston Lachaise; Alexander Liberman; Vincent Longo; Lee Lozano; Alice Trumbull Mason; Master's Exhibitions, Bennington College; Gerard Malanga; Middlebury College; Richard Miller; Moselsio; Robert Motherwell; Barnett Newman; New Work-Cohen, Feinstein, Freise, Diamond, & Tillim; Nine Women Painters; Nova Scotia Print Workshop; Ohlsen Foundation Exhibitions; Ohlson At Bennington, The Survey of Paintings, 1962-1982; Jules Olitski; Paintings Without Supports; Raymond Parker; Maxfield Parrish; Betty Parsons; Nicholas Pearson; Joel Perlman; Photography Exhibitions; Piranesi Etchings; Charles Pollack; Jackson Pollock; Pueblo Indian Paintings; Neil Rappaport; Rappaport Transitions; Recent Figurative Art, Oct. 1967; Jesse Reicher; Raymond Rogers; Georges Roualt; Carl Ruggles; Patsy Santo; Alan Saret; Xanti Schawinsky; Daniel Shapiro; David A. Siqueriros; Sylvia Sleigh; Charles Smith; Solomon Collection; Soviet Avante-Garde Art; Albert Stadler; Theodoros Stamos; Frank Stella; Sylvia Stone; Pola Strout;Student Exhibitions Outside; Surrealist Art; Symposium of 1955; Lajos Szalay; Tibor De Nagy Group Exhibition 1951; Irwin Touster; Toward A New Representation; William Tucker; William Turnbull; Richard Van Buren; Visual Poetry; Charles Virga; Cora Kelly Ward; Jerry Werner; Roger Williams; Philip Wofford; Young Men & Young Women Hebrew Association Exhibitions; Senior Exhibition, 1958-1959, 1962-63, 1966-1976. REEL 2531: Senior Exhibition, 1977-1980; 1st Elizabeth Reed Keller Exhibition May 1981; 2nd Elizabeth Reed Keller Exhibition March 1982; Alice Neel and Anne Abrons; Three Painters in New York-Dunne/Feinberg/Siegel; Susan Eder; Forty Famous Californians; Exhibition April 13-April 27.

Biographical/Historical Note: Bennington College was established in 1932.

Lent for microfilming 1982 by Bennington College Visual Arts Department.

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