Ted Egri papers, [ca. 1920-1980]

Egri, Ted, b. 1913 d. 2010
Sculptor, Printmaker
Active in Taos, N.M.

Collection size: 7 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Biographical information, printed material, photographs, notes and writings, interviews, correspondence, sketches, financial material, and gallery files. REELS 3285A-3288: Biographical material, including resumes, biographical essays, questionaires, and printed material on Egri's career; correspondence with art clubs, companies, and art dealers; photographs of Egri and his family and friends; a transcribed interview with Egri; notebooks, class and lecture notes, and writings on art with illustrations; commission files containing correspondence, contracts, photographs, drawings, and printed material; gallery files containing correspondence, financial and printed material; and subject files including correspondence, annotated sketches, notes, receipts, award ribbons, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and clippings. REELS 3292-3294: Correspondence with Peter Hurd, Francis V. O'Connor, Emil Bisttram and others relating to business matters; photographs of Egri's work; texts for catalogs, lecture notes, and essays about art and art history, some with illustrations; project files including correspondence, photographs, drawings and plans, notes, measurements, and printed material; files on Artists Equity Association and the Taos Design Group including by-laws, minutes, and newsletters; and clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, painter and art instructor; Taos, New Mexico. Born in New York City. Moved to Taos in 1950. As a sculptor he works chiefly with welded medals, synthetics, wood and stone. He paints in oil. Taught painting and sculpture at the Kansas City Art Institute, University of Wyoming, University of Illinois and Northern Iowa University.

Lent for microfilming by Ted Egri, 1984, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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