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Bennington College Visual Arts Department records, 1948-1982

Bennington College. Visual Arts Dept


Collection Information

Size: 2,500 Items (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: 164 exhibition files containing biographical data, letters received, copies of letters sent, a list of Bennington art majors from 1936-1956, a list of art faculty from 1942-1969, loan agreements, price lists, checklists, entry forms, press releases, exhibition catalogues and announcements, printed material, and photographs.
REEL 2529: Exhibition files are Akers-Condeso; American Painting; Art Faculty & Others, April 1982; Intercollegiate Art Show; Josef Albers; Alumnae 25th Anniversary Exhibit; John Atherton; Milton Avery; Walter Darby Bannard; Clay Bartlett; Bennington Six, Summer 1980; Natvar Bhavsar; Delores Bittleman; Bill Bollinger Callahan Brandt; Broken Surface; Joe Brotherton; Jack Bush; Charles Cajori; Catalogs & Posters of Exhibitionsat Sidney Janis Gallery, 1948-60; Ceramics & Glass; Ceramic Show, Nov. 30-Dec. 17, 1976; Arundell Clarke; Francis Colburn; Jan Cook; Gardner Cox; Robert Cronin; Curtiss Exhibition, April-May 1977; VAPA Dedication, May 1976; Richard Diebenkorn; Piero Dorazio; Eight Young Artists; Faculty Collects; Faculty Exhibitions; Faculty Exhibition in Art Reading Room; Falk Collection-Chinese Pottery; Paul Feeley; Herbert Ferber; Jane Ford/Carol Haerer; Four Potters; Mary Frank; Helen Frankenthaler; Antonio Frasconi; Esther Gentle Reproductions; Sculpture By Dan George & Drawings by Francis Barth; Herbert George Sculpture Show; Thomas George; Rassie Gifford; Charles Ginnever; Frank Gohlke; Syd Gordin; Adolph Gottlieb; Greenberg Seminar, April 1970; Group Exhibitions; Group Show.
REEL 2530: Perry Gunther; Gutai (Japanese Action Painting); Richard Haas; Kirili Hatcher; Brower Hatcher & Ed Smith; Arthur K. D. Healy; Sophia Healy; Clinton Hill Prints; Hans Hofmann; Japanese Kite Exhibition; Patricia Johanson; Mariska Karasz; Gaston Lachaise; Alexander Liberman; Vincent Longo; Lee Lozano; Alice Trumbull Mason; Master's Exhibitions, Bennington College; Gerard Malanga; Middlebury College; Richard Miller; Moselsio; Robert Motherwell; Barnett Newman; New Work-Cohen, Feinstein, Freise, Diamond, & Tillim; Nine Women Painters; Nova Scotia Print Workshop; Ohlsen Foundation Exhibitions; Ohlson At Bennington, The Survey of Paintings, 1962-1982; Jules Olitski; Paintings Without Supports; Raymond Parker; Maxfield Parrish; Betty Parsons; Nicholas Pearson; Joel Perlman; Photography Exhibitions; Piranesi Etchings; Charles Pollack; Jackson Pollock; Pueblo Indian Paintings; Neil Rappaport; Rappaport Transitions; Recent Figurative Art, Oct. 1967; Jesse Reicher; Raymond Rogers; Georges Roualt; Carl Ruggles; Patsy Santo; Alan Saret; Xanti Schawinsky; Daniel Shapiro; David A. Siqueriros; Sylvia Sleigh; Charles Smith; Solomon Collection; Soviet Avante-Garde Art; Albert Stadler; Theodoros Stamos; Frank Stella; Sylvia Stone; Pola Strout;Student Exhibitions Outside; Surrealist Art; Symposium of 1955; Lajos Szalay; Tibor De Nagy Group Exhibition 1951; Irwin Touster; Toward A New Representation; William Tucker;
William Turnbull; Richard Van Buren; Visual Poetry; Charles Virga; Cora Kelly Ward; Jerry Werner; Roger Williams; Philip Wofford; Young Men & Young Women Hebrew Association Exhibitions; Senior Exhibition, 1958-1959, 1962-63, 1966-1976.
REEL 2531: Senior Exhibition, 1977-1980; 1st Elizabeth Reed Keller Exhibition May 1981; 2nd Elizabeth Reed Keller Exhibition March 1982; Alice Neel and Anne Abrons; Three Painters in New York-Dunne/Feinberg/Siegel; Susan Eder; Forty Famous Californians; Exhibition April 13-April 27.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bennington College was established in 1932.


Lent for microfilming 1982 by Bennington College Visual Arts Department.

Location of Originals

  • ORIGINALS IN: Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2529-2531 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Bennington College Visual Arts Department records, 1948-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.