Camins, Jacques Joseph, b. 1904
Active in New York, N.Y.
9 film reels, 825 ft., 16 mm.
Collection Summary: Two 16mm motion picture films, transferred to VHS, by Camins. One film is about Provincetown artists, the second is about some of his students, including Marion Greenwood, Anton Refregier, and other individuals involved in art fields. Also included are two original posters by Seong Moy and Anne Brigadier done for Camins's film on Provincetown, Mass; a sound tape reel (7") of an interview with Henry Botkin, Umberto Romano, Joseph Kaplan, Irving Marantz, Sol Wilson, Anne Brigadier, and Sabina Teichman, and a sound tape reel (7") of an interview of Karl Knaths, both conducted by Camins and untranscribed.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y. and Bay Harbor Islands, Fla. Born in Russia. Studied in Paris and at the Art Students League.
Donated 1975-1980 by Joseph Camins.
Funding for the preservation and transfer of motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.