University of Delaware. Dept. of Art History
Collection Summary: 55 photographs of artists and other individuals associated with the Avant-Garde movement in America, 1910-1925.
Artists include Arensberg (apt in N.Y.), Tom Benrimo, Michael Brenner, D. Putnam Brinley, Arthur B. Carles, Konrad Cramer, Dada Ball, Charles Daniel, Mell Daniel, Manierre Dawson, Mabel Dodge, Arthur Dove, Katherine Dreier, Lorser Feitelson, Arthur B. Frost, Morris Kantor, Gaston Lachaise, Henry McBride, John Marin, Alfred Maurer, Gerald Murphy, Elie Nadelman, Georgia O'Keeffe, Katharine Rhodes, Morgan Russell, H. Lyman Sayen, Joseph Stella, Florine Stettheimer, Alfred Stieglitz, John Storrs, Jan Van Everen, Max Weber, Edith C. Williams, Beatrice Wood, Alice Wright, Marguerite Zorach, William Zorach. Group photos include Konrad Cramer and Florence Ballin, Cramer and Andrew Dasburg, Robert Laurent and Hamilton Easter Field, and Committee of American Students of the School of Beaux Arts, Paris.
These enlarged and mounted copy prints were donated in 1975 by William I. Homer, Chairman of the Department of Art History, University of Delaware. Homer co-curated the exhibit "Avant-Garde Painting and Sculpture in America 1910-25 at the Delaware Art Museum (April 4-May 18, 1975) for which the photographs were borrowed from various institutions. The copyprints were discarded after microfilming.