Norman Carton papers, 1949-1980

Carton, Norman, b. 1908 d. 1980
Painter, Educator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; writings and notes; financial data; sketchbooks; photographs; exhibition catalogs and clippings.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with galleries and others; writings and notes; consignment and sales statements and other financial records from the Gres Gallery and the Martha Jackson Gallery, 1955-1961; a guest book from exhibitions sponsored by the Rainbow Art League of New York, 1973-1975; 3 sketchbooks, containing watercolor sketches and ink, charcoal, pencil, and crayon drawings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings, and other printed materials; and photographs of Carton, Willem de Kooning, Rene d'Haroncourt, John Ferren, Clement Greenberg, John Hultberg, Martha Jackson, Samuel M. Kootz, Betty Parsons, Milton Resnick, works of art by Carton, and gallery installations.

REEL 2787: Fifteen exhibition catalogs, twelve clippings, a resume, and a photograph of Carton in his studio with a model.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and instructor; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1978 and 1984 by Mr. & Mrs. Norman Carton.

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