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Bendor Mark papers, 1930-1984

Mark, Bendor, 1912-1995



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence; writings; sketches; photographs; and clippings.
REEL 141: Papers, ca. 1930-1971, relating to Mark's work with the WPA-FAP, New York, including correspondence with Francis V. O'Connor, National Collection of Fine Arts; essays and notes from the late 1930's, including a recollection of other project artists; sketches and photographs of paintings from that period; and a review of the Artists' Union exhibit, A.C.A. gallery, from ART FRONT, Feb. 1936.
UNMICROFILMED: Papers, ca. 1940-1981, including: writings by Mark about influences on his art work; two essays by Mark, "A masterwork and the creative process" and "'Guernica' and 'Death to the Invader' - a personal view"; photographs of works of art; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. and La Jolla, Calif. Also known as Bernard Marcus.


Donated 1973-1982 by Bendor Mark (Bernard Marcus).

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 141 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Bendor Mark papers, 1930-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.