Living American Art, Inc,
Collection size: 19 p. (on partial microfilm reel).
Collection Summary: The manual describes the function of Living American Art, Inc., and gives information regarding the process by which paintings are chosen for printing and commercial purposes, the jury members, the artists and their rights to royalties, etc.
Biographical/Historical Note: Living American Art, Inc. was founded by Charles Boni for the purpose of disseminating reproductions of American art works to the general public. Boni devised a mail order brochure of the prints and set up approximately 250 exhibitions of the prints at colleges, universities, and museums around the country for publicity. Also published was a periodical which carried brief biographies of artists whose works were chosen for reproduction, thus attempting to generally educate the "average" American in issues and history of American art.
Donated 1978, provenance unknown.
How to Use this Collection
- Microfilm reel 3091 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
- Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
- For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.