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Arnold Mesches papers, 1939-2015

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as ten series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1960s-2012
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Biographical material dates from 1960s-2012 and includes addresses, family papers, interview transcripts, life documents, identification cards, a residency file, resumes, biographical statements, and travel records. Interviews are with Arnold Mesches and Jill Ciment.
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Addresses, 1980s-2010
1
1
Family, Jill Ciment, 2000s
1
2
Family, Susan Mesches, 1960s-1970s
1
3
Interview Transcripts
Interview with Jill Ciment by Unknown Interviewer, 1975
1
4
Interview with Arnold Mesches by Unknown Interviewer, 1976
1
5
Interview with Arnold Mesches by Robert L. Pincus, 1976
1
6
Interview with Arnold Mesches by Jill Thayer, 2012
1
7
Life Documents and Identification Cards, 1972-1996
1
8
Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2005
1
9
Resumes and Biographical Statements, 1980s-2006
1
10
Travel Records, 2007-2012
1
11

Series 2: Correspondence , 1949-2014
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence dates from 1949-2014 and is both personal and professional in nature. Personal correspondence is with wife, novelist Jill Ciment, family, friends, and artists. The bulk of the correspondence falls within two date ranges, 1949-1960s and 1990s-2014. Professional correspondence is with museums, galleries, and magazines, and pertains to exhibitions, acquisitions, sales, and work for hire. There are also a few letters from senators regarding political issues. Notable correspondents include Arthur Danto, Robert Storr, June Wayne, and Howard Zinn. Single items of correspondence are from Kerry James Marshall, Henry Miller, Robert Motherwell, and Ben Shahn. Additional correspondence is found throughout the collection, particularly in the gallery and exhibitions files (series 4), activism files (series 5.2), and teaching files (series 7).
Files are arranged by correspondent name or topic.
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Augusta State University, 2006
1
12
A-B, General, circa 1960, 1990s-2000s
1
13
Ciment, Jill, 1970s-2000s
1
14
Civilian Warfare Gallery, 1984-1986
1
15
Clearwater, Bonnie, 2006
1
16
C-F, General, 1950s-1990s
1
17
Guggenheim Museum, 1990
1
18
G, General, 1990s-2014
1
19
Heller, Jules, 1990s-2002
1
20
H, General, 1990-2002, circa 1960
1
21
Institute of Contemporary Art Catalog, 1994
1
22
I, General, 1955, 1999-2007
1
23
Jewish Museum, 1990s-2000s
1
24
J, General, 1990s-2010
1
25
Koplin Gallery, 1989
1
26
Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA), 1999-2005
1
27
L, General, 1949, 2000s
1
28
Marlborough Gallery, 1979
1
29
Mehlman, Mark, 1970-1971
1
30
Mesches, Arnold, 1967-2000s
1
31
Mesches, Arnold, Gallery Solicitations, 1980s-2000s
1
32
Mesches' Children and Grandchildren(Paul, Susan, Tai), 1960s-2000s
1
33-34
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990s
1
35
Morgan, Robert, 2000s
1
36
M, General, 1961-2011
1
37
New Museum, 1979-2001
1
38
National Gallery of Art, 1993-2001
1
39
N, General, 1999-2001, 1949
1
40
O-R, General, 1955-1964, 1999-2006
1
41
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1990s
1
42
Storr, Robert (Museum of Modern Art), 2000s
1
43
S, General, 1961-2009
1
44
Tate Gallery, 1975
1
45
T, General, 1971, 1963
1
46
Vincent Price Art Gallery, 2001
1
47
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970s-2000s
1
48
W, General, 2003
1
49
Zinn, Howard and Roz, 1990s
1
50
Unidentified Correspondents and Fragments, 1980s-2003
1
51

Series 3: Writings , 1958-2013
1.1 Linear feet
Box 2-3

Writings date from 1958-2013 and include manuscripts of unpublished novels and short stories, autobiographical writings, recordings of dreams, introductions to artists, a journal, memorials, project proposals, statements on art and politics, notes from Mesches' psychotherapy sessions, as well as numerous outlines, fragments, and notes. The journal titled "Drawing," contains a typed recounting of daily activities, as well as reflections on art, his work process, and relationships from 1958-1962. Also found here are several writings by others, primarily about Mesches' work.
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"'Bye, Peter, 'Bye, Sol", circa 1970
2
1
"The Kids", circa 1970
2
2
"Leroy III", circa 1970
2
3
"Red, White and Rosie", circa 1970
2
4-6
"Red, White and Rosie" Fragments, circa 1970
2
7-8
"Rest, Mr. Duboff, Rest!", circa 1970
2
9
"Untitled", circa 1970
2
10-11
Autobiographical Writing, circa 1990s-2009
2
12
Dreams, 1968-1972
2
13
Introductions, 2008-2009
2
14
Journal, "Drawing" (disbound), 1958-1961
2
15
Journal, "Drawing" (disbound), 1959-1965
2
16
Memorials, 1978-2001
2
17
Proposals for Projects and Exhibitions with Jill Ciment, 1972
2
18
Statements on Art and Politics, 1967-2012
2
19
Therapy Notes, 1961-1968
2
20
Outlines, Fragments, Notes, 1960s-1970s
2
21-22
Writings by Others
Books Essays about Arnold Mesches, 2000s
2
23
"By the Rivers of Babylon" by Robert Storr, circa 2007
2
24
"Cousin Sammy" by Leo Zubkoff, 1963-1971
2
25
"From Anomie to Dwelling" by Justine Epstein, 2013
3
1
New Connections Writings by Mark Mehlman, circa 1970
3
2
Review of Mesches' Retrospective, 2013
3
3

Series 4: Gallery and Exhibition Files , 1979-2015
0.8 Linear feet
Box 3

Gallery and exhibition files date from 1979-2015 and pertain to dozens of Mesches' gallery and museum exhibitions, including his 2013 retrospective at Miami Dade College, Arnold Mesches: A Life's Work. Items include correspondence, pricelists, checklists, floorplans, loan agreements, shipping details, catalog essays, and printed material.
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263 Bowery, Wirth Art Advisory, 2010
3
4
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1979-2002
3
5
Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2013
3
6
Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, 2006-2008
3
7
Brooklyn Museum, 2008
3
8
Burchfield-Penney Art Center, 1991-2002
3
9
Carroll Reece Museum, 1996-1998
3
10
Castellani Art Museum, 1985-2007
3
11
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2004-2005
3
12
Currier Museum of Art, 2002-2003
3
13
Diverse Works, 2001-2005
3
14
Donahue-Sosinski Gallery, 1992-1997
3
15
Dorsch Gallery, 2007-2011
3
16
Florida Atlantic University, 2007-2008
3
17
Frost Art Museum, Selections from Anomie 1492-2006 (2010), 2010
3
18
Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, 2002-2003
3
19
Haines Gallery, 1985-1999
3
20
Hap Gallery, 2014
3
21
Harn Museum, 1992-2009
3
22
Heritage Gallery, 1998
3
23
Klemm Gallery, 2004
3
24
Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, 2000-2003
3
25
The McNay, 2006
3
26
Miami Dade College, Arnold Mesches: A Life's Work (2012), 2012-2013
3
27
Mindy Solomon Gallery, 2009-2011
3
28
National Gallery of Art, 2010
3
29
Neuberger Museum of Art, 1997-1999
3
30
Northwest Florida State College, 2006-2009
3
31
Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Party Headquarters (2008), 2008
3
32
PS1 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Arnold Mesches: FBI Files (2002), 2002-2003
3
33
Rauschenberg Gallery, 2013
3
34
Robert Berman Gallery, 1990-1996
3
35
Rowe and Hartford Gallery, Echoes, 2001
3
36
Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, 1998-2005
3
37
Skirball Cultural Center, 2002-2004
3
38
Sue Scott Gallery, 1998-2011
3
39
University of Central Florida Gallery, Arnold Mesches: Coming Attractions (2007), 2007
3
40
University Gallery, FBI Files (2005), 2005
3
41
University of Maine Museum of Art, 2010-2012
3
42
Unknown Secrets: Art and the Rosenberg Era (1988-1991), Traveling Exhibition, 1986-1991
3
43
Yale University Art Gallery, Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland 1861-2008 (2015), 2013-2015
3
44
Zadok Gallery, 20 Shades of Grey (2013), 2013
3
45
Exhibition Checklists and Prices, 1983-2013
3
46
Exhibition Postcard Design, 1995-2006
3
47

Series 5: Project Files , 1950s-2014
5.3 Linear feet
Box 3-8, 15, OV 16-19

Project files date from 1950s-2014 and consist of grant files, activism files, project notebooks, and art projects. Grant files include correspondence and writings for various grant and fellowship applications and awards. Activism files pertain to the Los Angeles Peace Tower, Arts Coalition for Freedom of Expression, and the pardon of muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros. Peace Tower files contain mailing lists, a prospectus, account statements, petitions, photographic material, printed material, and a large amount of correspondence, primarily between Irving Petlin, one of the work's principal organizers, and other artists and curators including Rudolf Baranik, Jay de Feo, Elaine de Kooning, Leon Golub, Max Kozloff, and Mesches. It is unclear how Mesches came to possess this selection of material, although he was one of the organizers. One file pertains to the restaging of the work at the Whitney Museum in 2006.
Eight project notebooks (disbound) contain preliminary sketches, technical notes including color palette and paint formulas, Polaroids of in-process works, and source material. These detailed notebooks document Mesches' process from source material to finished work.
In addition, over 100 art project files further detail individual works, and include preliminary drawings in pen, pencil and charcoal, as well as collages, source material, and Polaroids. File titles primarily reference titles of works, however a few file titles describe the subject or genre, including murals, illustrations of courtrooms and trials, landscapes, and others. Several of Mesches' serial works are well represented here, including Anomie, Comings Attractions, and The FBI Files. The source material for The FBI Files is also found here, which consists of Mesches' declassified FBI file, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request in 1999.
The series is arranged as four subseries.
  • 5.1: Grant Files, 1985-2014
  • 5.2: Activism Files, 1960s-2006
  • 5.3: Project Notebooks, 1977-2015
  • 5.4: Art Projects, 1950s-2010
5.1: Grant Files, 1985-2014
0.2 Linear feet
Box 3-4
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Creative Capital, 2002-2004
3
48
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, 2002-2008
3
49
Golden Foundation, 2003
3
50
Gottlieb Foundation, 1986-1994
3
51
Guggenheim Foundation, 2005-2014
4
1
Percent for Art, 1992-1999
4
2
Pollack Krasner Foundation, 2002-2009
4
3
Grants, Assorted, 1985-2010
4
4
5.2: Activism Files, 1960s-2006
0.3 Linear feet
Box 4
Description Container
Artist Protest Committee, Peace Tower, 1965-1966
4
5-8
Artist Protest Committee, Peace Tower, Whitney Museum, 2005-2006
4
9
Arts Coalition for Freedom of Expression (ACFE), 1990
4
10
Pardon of David Alfaro Siqueiros, 1960s
4
11
5.3: Project Notebooks, 1977-2015
1 Linear foot
Box 4-5
Description Container
Notebook, 1977-1983
4
12-13
Notebook, 1984
4
14-15
Notebook, "My First Year in NY", 1985
4
16-17
Notebook, 1985-1987
4
18-19
Notebook (folder 1/2), 1988-1989
4
20
Notebook (folder 2/2), 1988-1989
5
1
Notebook, "The Anomie Series", 1989-1996
5
2-3
Notebook, "Childhood Memories, Sunsets", 1994-1995
5
4
Notebook, "FBI Files, Reflections", 2003-2015
5
5
5.4: Art Projects, 1950s-2010
3.8 Linear feet
Box 5-8, 15, OV 16-19
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9 Paintings of Kids, 1995
5
6
Al Parker, 2006
5
7
Anna, A Narrative Essay of Photographs and Paintings, 2000s
5
8
Anomie, Dog Eared, 2006
5
9
Anomie 5, The Mirage, 1999
5
10
Anomie 6, Punta, Bombay, 1990s
5
11
Anomie Series, General, 1990s
5
12
Back Lighting, 1990s
5
13
Bicentennial, 1990s
5
14
The Big Picture, 1990s
5
15
Blind Light, 1990s
5
16
Body Parts, circa 2010
5
17
The Boy's Band, 1990s
5
18
The Brass Ring, 1996
5
19
Brushes, Daily Photo Documentation, 1990s
5
20
Camouflage, 1990s
5
21
Castellani Portrait, 1998
5
22
Coming Attractions 1, Coming Attractions 2, 2005
Oversized items for Coming Attractions 1, 2, 3, and 11 housed in Box 15, Folder 1
5
23
Coming Attractions 3, 2005
5
24
Coming Attractions 4, 2005
5
25
Coming Attractions 5, 2005
5
26
Coming Attractions 6, 2006
5
27
Coming Attractions 8, 2006
5
28
Coming Attractions 10, 2006
5
29
Coming Attractions 11, 2006
5
30
Coming Attractions 16, 2007
5
31
Coming Attractions 17, 2007
5
32
Coming Attractions 19, 2008
5
33
Coney, circa 2001
6
1
Contra Posta, 1990s
6
2
Convention and Election Illustrations, circa 1952
6
3
The Curtain, 1997-1998
6
4
Degenerate Art, 1990
6
5
Devil Moon, 1998-1999
6
6
Diaspora, 1999
6
7
The Doll House, 1990s
6
8
Dream of Reason, 1991
6
9
Echoes, 2001
6
10
The Emperor's Way, 1996
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 2
6
11
Family Portrait, circa 1993
6
12
FBI Files, 1997-2001
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 2
6
13
FBI Files, Source Material, 1990s
6
14-21
Fire and Halloween, 2006
6
22
Fish Out of Water, 2003
6
23
Flamingo, circa 1995
6
24
The Flea Market, 1994
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 2
6
25
Flying Buttresses, 1990s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 3
6
26
Flying Down to Rio, 1998
6
27
Full Circle, 1991
6
28
The Gate, 1996
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 3
7
1
The Gold Chain, 1996
7
2
The Greatest Show on Earth 2, 2004
Oversized items housed in OV 16
7
3
The Greatest Show on Earth 3, 2004
Oversized The Greatest Show on Earth 3-7 housed in OV 17
7
4
The Greatest Show on Earth 4, The Greatest Show on Earth 5, 2004
7
5
The Greatest Show on Earth 6, 2004
7
6
The Greatest Show on Earth 7, 2005
7
7
The Greatest Show on Earth Series, General, 2003-2005
7
8
Halos, 1990s
7
9
Hearing Illustrations, circa 1951
7
10
Isometric Perspective, 1985
7
11
It's a Circus, 2004
Oversized items housed in OV 18
7
12
Jet Star, 2000
7
13
Landscape Painting, 1992
7
14
Landscape Painting, 2009
7
15
Lead Soldiers, 1996
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 3
7
16
Light Source, 2009
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 4
7
17
The Lighter, 1995
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 4
7
18
The Longest Day of the Year, 1996
7
19
Ma, 1970s-2000s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 4
7
20
Morgan Die Welt, 1990s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 5
7
21
Mural Projects, 1970s
7
22
Nancy Reagan's Dream, 1990s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 5
7
23
Negative Spaces, 1990s
7
24
Noise, 2000s
7
25
Nostalgia, 1991
7
26
The Occupation, 1990s
7
27
The Oompah Band, 1990s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 5
7
28
Paint Series, 2010
7
29
El Paradiso, 1990s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 6
7
30
Pin Ups, 1998
7
31
Portraits, Weisman, 1989-1990
7
32
Portraiture, 2009
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 6
7
33
Postcards, 1990s
7
34
Present Tense, 2006
7
35
Read for Knowledge, 1996
7
36
Rosenberg Case, 1960s
8
1
The Salute, 1996
8
2
The School Play, 1990s
8
3
Self Portrait, Triptych, 2006
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 6
8
4
Self Portraits, 2000s
8
5
Smoke Time, 1995
8
6
Social Realism, 2009
8
7
Steel, 1990s
8
8
The Training Bout, 1990s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 7
8
9
Trial Illustrations, 1950s
8
10
True Blue, 1991
8
11
Tungsten Light, 1990s
8
12
Under the Tent, 1995
8
13
Waiter, 2006
8
14
Weather Patterns 1 (Chariot), 2008
8
15
Weather Patterns 2, 2008-2009
8
16
Weather Patterns 3, 2007
8
17
Weather Patterns 4, 2009
8
18
Weather Patterns 5, 2009
8
19
Weather Patterns 6, 2009
8
20
Weather Patterns 10, 2009
8
21
Weather Patterns Series, General, 2009
8
22
The Wedding Party, 1997-1998
8
23
The Wedding of the Rails, 1990s
8
24
Windows, 2000s
8
25
Winged Victory, 1991
8
26
Wonder Wheel, 1999
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 7
8
27
The Wrestlers, 1990s
8
28
Writing Room Illustrations, 1950s
8
29
Art Projects, Assorted, 1950s-1990s
Oversized items housed in OV 19
8
30-31
Oversized Coming Attractions from Box 5, Folders 23, 24, 30
15
1
Oversized The Emperor's Way from Box 6, Folder 11
15
2
Oversized FBI Files from Box 6, Folder 13
15
2
Oversized The Flea Market from Box 6, Folder 23
15
2
Oversized Flying Buttresses from Box 6, Folder 26
15
3
Oversized The Gate from Box 7, Folder 1
15
3
Oversized Lead Soldiers from Box 7, Folder 16
15
3
Oversized Light Source from Box 7, Folder 17
15
4
Oversized The Lighter from Box 7, Folder 18
15
4
Oversized Ma from Box 7, Folder 20
15
4
Oversized Morgan Die Welt from Box 7, Folder 21
15
5
Oversized Nancy Reagan's Dream from Box 7, Folder 23
15
5
Oversized The Oompah Band from Box 7, Folder 28
15
5
Oversized El Paradiso from Box 7, Folder 30
15
6
Oversized Portraiture from Box 7, Folder 33
15
6
Oversized Self Portrait, Triptych from Box 8, Folder 4
15
6
Oversized The Training Bout from Box 8, Folder 9
15
7
Oversized Wonder Wheel from Box 8, Folder 27
15
7
Oversized The Greatest Show on Earth 2 from Box 7, Folder 3
OV 16
Oversized The Greatest Show on Earth 3-7 from Box 7, Folder 4-7
OV 17
Oversized It's a Circus from Box 7, Folder 12
OV 18
Oversized Assorted Project Files from Box 8, Folders 30-31
OV 19

Series 6: Subject Files , 1939-2000s
1.3 Linear feet
Box 8-9

Subject files date from 1940s-2000s and consist of a sequence of alphabetical files maintained by Mesches. Files contain clippings and printed material used as reference material for paintings.
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Animals, 1990s-2000s
8
32
Birds, 1939-2011
8
33
Chairs, 1985-1999
8
34
Chandeliers, 1960s-2000s
8
35
Churches, Religion, 1960s-2000s
8
36
Circus, Carnival, 1980s-2000s
8
37
Cities, 2000s
8
38
Clowns, Masks, 1960s-2000s
8
39
Conventions, 1960s-1990s
8
40
Demonstrations, 1980s-2000s
8
41
Dog, Sadie, 2000s
8
42
Fire Imagery, 1990s-2000s
9
1-2
Flags, Balloons, 1990s-2000s
9
3
Forests, 2000s
9
4
House of Cards, 2000s
9
5
Hubble Telescope Images, 2000s
9
6
Las Vegas, 2000s
9
7
Merry-Go-Round, Horses, 1980s-1990
9
8
Muscles, 1980s
9
9
Rides, Signs, 2000s
9
10
Robots, 1990s-2000s
9
11
Shopping Malls, circa 2007
9
12
Soldiers, War, 1960s-2000s
9
13
Times Square, 2000s, 1960s
9
14
Toy Soldiers, Dungeons and Dragons, 2000s
9
15
Transportation, circa 2007
9
16
United States History, 1960s
9
17
Upper Class Buildings, 2000s
9
18
War, Arms, 1941-2011
9
19
War, Arms, 1940s-2000s
9
20
World Trade Center, 9/11/2001, 2000s
9
21
Assorted Subjects, 1950s-2000s
9
22-24

Series 7: Teaching Files , 1992-2004
0.2 Linear feet
Box 9-10

Teaching files date from 1992-2004 and document posts at New York University and other institutions. Items include course descriptions, lists of materials, course notes, newsletters, reference articles, and correspondence pertaining to current teaching posts, as well as visiting artist engagements and open faculty positions.
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Augusta State University, Visiting Artist and Chair Search, 1995-2001
9
25
New York University, 1990s
9
26
Ringling School of Art and Design, 2003-2004
10
1
University of Florida, Collage Class, 2003
10
2
Faculty Searches, 1992-1997
10
3
Visiting Artist Engagements, 1996-2000
10
4

Series 8: Personal Business Records , 1983-2015
0.5 Linear feet
Box 10

Personal business records date from 1983-2015 and include documentation related to donations, Mesches' estate, gallery representation, inventories, properties, artwork shipment, supplies, and website design. Items include correspondence, lists, receipts, invoices, agreements, research, and other legal documents.
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Donations, 1997-2007
10
5
Estate, 2012
10
6
Gallery Representation Search, circa 1995-2011
10
7-9
Inventories, 1983-1998
10
10
Properties, 2002-2015
10
11
Shipping, 1994-2013
10
12
Supplies, 2004-2014
10
13
Website Design, 2010
10
14

Series 9: Printed Material , 1950s-2000s
1.5 Linear feet
Box 10-11, 15, OV 20

Printed material dates from 1950s-2000s and documents Mesches' career as both political illustrator and fine artist. Found here are brochures, leaflets, and Frontier and The Nation magazines featuring illustrations by Mesches. Calendars, newsletters, clippings, announcements, exhibition catalogs, and press releases document Mesches' gallery and museum exhibitions. One video recording contains an interview with Mesches published by the Artist Network of Refuse & Resist!
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Brochures, 1960s-1990s
10
15
Calendars and Newsletters, 1960s-2000s
10
16
Clippings Regarding Arnold Mesches, 1950s-2010s
10
17-24
Clippings, 1980s-2000s
11
1-3
Exhibition Announcements, 1960s-1970s
Oversized announcements housed in OV 20
11
4-7
Exhibition Announcements, Other Artists, 1990s-2000s
11
8
Exhibition Catalogs, 1970s-2000s
11
9-11
Illustrations in Frontier, 1950s-1960s
11
12-13
Illustrations in The Nation, 1950s-1990s
11
14
Press Releases, 1996-2005
11
15
Published Video Recording, A Conversation with Arnold Mesches, 2002
1 videocassettes (vhs)
11
16
Reproductions of Artwork, 1950s-2000s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folder 8
11
17
Research Articles, 1970s-1990s
11
18
Other Printed Matter, 1950s-2000s
11
19
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork from Box 11, Folder 17
15
8
Posters and Oversized Announcements from Box 11, Folders 4-7, 1970s-2000s
OV 20

Series 10: Photographic Material , 1940s-2010s
1.9 Linear feet
Box 12-15

Photographic material dates from 1940s-2010s and includes hundreds of photographic prints, contact sheets, slides, and negatives of Arnold Mesches, Mesches' family and friends, studio, and artworks from his seven decade long career. Photographs of Mesches' include snapshots and portraits at all stages of life, including at work in his studio, leading classrooms, hanging exhibitions, and at events and gathering in Los Angeles and New York.
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Arnold Mesches' Childhood and Family, 1940s-1950s
12
1
Arnold Mesches, Photographic Prints, 1940s-2010s
Oversized items housed in Box 15, Folders 9-10
12
2-5
Arnold Mesches, Slides, Negatives, Contact Sheets, 1960s-1980s
12
6
Arnold Mesches' Studio, 1970s-2000s
12
7
Artwork
Courtroom Drawings, 1969
12
8
Portraits, 1970s-2000s
12
9-10
Serigraphs, 1970s
12
11
Artwork by Date, 1946-1970
12
12-31
Artwork, Assorted Black and White Prints, 1940s-1970s
13
1-5
Artwork, Assorted Color Prints, 1970s-2010s
14
1-4
Artwork, Assorted Slides, Negatives, Contact Sheets, 1960s-1980s
14
5
Installation, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), circa 2000
14
6
Installations, Assorted, 1970s-2000s
14
7
Oversized Arnold Mesches Prints from Box 12, Folders 2-5
15
9-10

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