Art critic, Author
New York, N.Y.
Reel NG1: 300 items.
Unmicrofilmed 10.7 linear ft.
Collection Summary: UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; writings for the New York Herald Tribune and other newspapers and periodicals; typescripts, manuscript drafts and notes, partial chapters of a book, and published writings by Genauer in the form of reviews, articles, and periodicals; photographs, including b&w prints and color transparencies; exhibition catalogs; and subject files, consisting of documents pulled together by Genauer in preparation for a proposed book of her memoirs (never written) on the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art and Religion, Government and the Arts, World Fairs, and other subjects.
REEL NG1: Letters from artists, art dealers and museums in connection with Miss Genauer's role as an influential art critic; photographs; and publications. Correspondents include John T. Arms, David Aronson, Mrs. George Ault, Saul Baizerman, Max Band, Wallace Bassford, William W. Becher, Mrs. Max Beckmann, Cecile Belle, Mrs. George Bellows, Jane Berlandina, Eugene Berman, Isabel Bishop, Arbit Blatas, Oscar Bluemner, Aaron Bohrod, Harry Botkin, Raymond Breinen, Ann Brockman, Joe Brown, George Bryant, Paul Burlin, Jerome Burstyn, Jerry Bywaters, Kenneth Callahan, Victor Candell, Sylvia Carewe, Marc Chagall, C. E. Chambers, Christopher Clark, Pat Collins, Carl Colodne, William Congdon, Jon Corbino, John R. Cox, Warren E. Cox, Harry Crowley, Beatrice Cuming, Stefano Cusmano,
Salvador Dali, Lewis Daniel, Harry Daniels, Nassos Daphnis, Stuart Davis, Julio De Diego, Joseph De Martini, Nathaniel Dirk, Louis Di Valentin, Alexander Dobkin, Lamar Dodd, B. F. Dolbin, Guy Pene Du Bois, Raoul Dufy, Ethel Edwards, M. Efrem, Louis Eilshemius, Angna Enters, Jimmy Ernst,Philip Evergood, Arthur Ewart, Herbert Ferber, John Ferren, Ernest Fiene, Perle Fine, Richard Florsheim, Seymour Fogel, Frederick Franck, Seymour Franks, David Fredenthal, Arnold Friedman, R. H. Ives Gammell, Andres Garcia, VictorJ. Gatto, Madeleine Gekiere, Arnold Genthe, Dante Giglio, Andre Girard, Vincent Glinsky, Fay H. Gold, Xavier Gonzalez, Adolph Gottlieb, Cleve Gray, Donald Greason, Balcomb Greene, Stephen Greene, Sidney Gross, Morton Grossman, George Grosz, Louis Guglielmi, Lena Gurr, Philip Guston, Leon Hartl,Abraham Harriton, Helen Heller, Hesketh, Joseph Hirsch, Stefan Hirsch, Alexandre Hogue, Carl Holty, Gerrit Hondius, Annette Hosking, Walter Houmere, Charles Howard, Doris Humphrey, William H. Johnson, Joe Jones, William Justema, Aristodimos Kaldis, Philip Kappel, Betty Kathe, A. Raymond Katz, Hilde Kayn, Jeanne Kewell, Dong Kingman, Karl Knaths, Aston Knight, John Koch, Joseph Konzal, Maxim Kopf, Leon Kroll, Walt Kuhn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Edward Laning, Joe Lasker, Abraham Levin,
Jack Levine, Alfred Levitt, Si Lewen, Jean Liberte, Richard Lippold, Seymour Lipton, Luigi Lucioni, Gwen Lux, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Loren MacIver, Peppino Mangravite, Harry Mariinsky, Reginald Marsh, Roberto Matta Echaurren, Edward Melcarth, Charles Melohs, Paul Meltsner, Sigmund Menkes, Nicholas Mocharniuk, Hans Moller, George L. K. Morris, Seong Moy, Arthur Osver, Amedee Ozenfant, Ralph Pearson, I. Rice Pereira, Philip Perkins, Robert Philipp, Walter Phillip, Waldo Pierce, Hobson Pittman, Ogden M. Pleissner, Henry V. Poor, Candido Portinari, Nathaniel Pousette-Dart, Gregorio Prestopino, Fernando Puma, Luis Quintanilla, W. Quirt, Steve Raffo, Abraham Rattner, Anton Refregier, Boardman Robinson, Jay Robinson,Terence Robsjohn-Gibbings, Nicholas Roerich, Kurt Roesch, Umberto Romano, John Rood, Iver Rose, Ralph M. Rosenberg, Doris Rosenthal, Mark Rothko, Irma Rothstein, Reuven Rubin, Felix Ruvolo, Henry Schonbauer, Georges Schreiber, Manfred Schwartz, Andre Segonzac, Charles Seide, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Lee Simonson, Mrs. John Sloan, David Smith, Jacob G. Smith, Joseph Solman, Miriam Sommerberg, Theodoros Stamos, Harry Sternberg,
Maurice Sterne, Edward J. Stevens, Grace B. Stewart, Alfred Stieglitz, Nick Takis, Rufino Tamayo, Kay Sage Tanguy, Yves Tanguy, Edna Teall, Albert Terris, Jefferson Tester, Wilhelm Thoeny, William Thon, Bradley Tomlin, Trajan, Nahum Tschacbasov, Jack Tworkov, Nura Woodson Ulreich, Dorothy Van Loan, Marcel Vertes, Frede Vidar, Dario Viterbo, John Von Wicht, Jane Wasey, Max Weber, Nat Werner, Harry Wickey, Jere R. Wickwire, Sol Wilson, Frank L. Wright, Milton Wynne, Edmund Yaghjian, Adja Yunkers, Ossip Zadkine, Karl Zerbe, and William Zorach.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art critic, columnist; New York, N.Y.; b. 1910; d. 2002. Emily Genauer was an art reviewer and columnist from 1932 until well into the 1980s, with regular writing posts on the New York World, the New York World-Telegram, the New York Herald Tribune, Newsday, and the New York Post. She also worked for Harper's and in television. She won a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1975.
Papers on reel NG1 were lent for microfilming 1959 by Emily Genauer. Unmicrofilmed papers were donated in 2000 and 2003 by her daughter, Constance Roche.
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