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Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

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Series 5: Printed Material , 1923-1966
(Boxes 2-4, 7; 1.5 linear feet)

Printed materials are extensive and dates from 1923-1966. Found are exhibition catalogs, announcements, brochures and museum bulletins that document the numerous exhibitions in which Sheeler participated. The series also includes art journals and magazines that featured Sheeler's artwork or published his writings. The newspaper clippings are also extensive, and document Sheeler's career and personal interests. The clippings often featured Sheeler's wife Musya and friends including William Carlos Williams and Agnes Meyer.
Books in the series include Egyptian Statues, and The Great King?King of Assyria, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan publications are illustrated with Sheeler's photography and examples of his work as a still photographer.
Miscellaneous printed materials include a publicity packet for the television program "The Artists Eye" which featured Sheeler in 1963, an invitation to John Fitzgerald Kennedy's Presidential Inaugural and the funeral eulogy for his friend Eugene Meyer.
The series is arranged into seven subseries:
  • Subseries 5.1: Exhibition Catalogs, 1946-1966
  • Subseries 5.2: Exhibition Announcements, 1946-1966
  • Subseries 5.3: Museum Bulletins, 1949-1963
  • Subseries 5.4: Books, 1945-1946, 1959
  • Subseries 5.5: Journals and Magazines, 1923-1966
  • Subseries 5.6: Newspaper Clippings, 1931-1966
  • Subseries 5.7: Miscellaneous Printed Materials, 1959-1965
5.1: Exhibition Catalogs 1946-1966
DescriptionContainer
Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art 1949-1950
2
11
40 American Painters: 1940-1950, University of Minnesota 1951
2
12
Sheeler: Retrospective Exhibition, University of California Art Galleries 1954
2
13
Creative Photography, University of Kentucky 1956
2
14
American Artists Paint the City, Art Institute of Chicago 1956
2
15
Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, University of Illinois 1957
2
16
Edward Wales Root: 1888-1956 An American Collector, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute 1957
2
17
William Merritt Chase: A Retrospective Exhibition, Parish Art Museum 1957
2
18
Seventy Photographers: Look at New York, Museum of Modern Art 1957-1958
2
19
1913 Armory Show: In Retrospect, Amherst College 1958
2
20
American Art: From the William Lane Foundation, Currier Gallery of Art 1958
2
21
Cinquante-Cinq ans de la Peniture Contemporaine Americaine, Meltzer Gallery 1958
(French)
2
22
Realisme Americain, Whitney Museum of American Art 1958
(French)
2
23
Sheeler: Recent Paintings, Downtown Gallery 1958
2
24
American Line: 100 Years of American Drawing, Addison Gallery of American Art 1959
2
25
American Painting and Sculpture, Exhibited in Moscow 1959
(Russian)
2
26
Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture1959, University of Illinois,
2
27
Sheeler: A Retrospective Exhibition, New Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1959
2
28
The Precisionist View in American Art, Walker Art Center 1960
2
29
64th American Exhibition: Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago 1961
2
30
Charles Sheeler, Retrospective Exhibition, Allentown Art Museum 1961
2
31
Art Since 1950, Seattle's World's Fair 1962
2
32
1913 Armory Show: 50th Anniversary Exhibition 1963, Munson-Williams Proctor Arts Institute 1963
2
33
New Tradition: Modern Americans Before 1940, Corcoran Gallery 1963
2
34
In Focus: A Look at Realism in Art, Memorial Gallery, Rochester 1964-1965
2
35
Art in the Home, Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando Florida 1965
2
36
Six Decades of American Art, Leicester Galleries, London 1965
2
37
Art of the United States: 1670-1966, Whitney Museum of American Art 1966
2
38
5.2: Exhibition Announcements 1946-1966
DescriptionContainer
Charles Sheeler: Recent Paintings, Downtown Gallery 1946
2
39
Sheeler: From the William Lane Foundation, Downtown Gallery 1956
2
40
Charles Sheeler, Katonah Gallery 1960
2
41
Charles Sheeler: Tempera on Plexiglas, Downtown Gallery 1965
2
42
Sheeler: (1883-1965) Exhibition, Downtown Gallery 1966
2
43
5.3: Museum Bulletins 1949-1963
DescriptionContainer
The Currier Gallery of Art1949 April
2
44
Archives of American Art1960-1963
2
45
Philadelphia Museum Bulletin: The Shakers and Their Crafts1963
2
46
5.4: Books 1945-1963
DescriptionContainer
Egyptian Statues, Metropolitan Museum of Art 1945
2
47
Egyptian Statues, Metropolitan Museum of Art 1946
2
48
The Great King...King of Assyria, Metropolitan Museum of Art 1946
(See Box 7)
2
49
Sight and Insight1956
(by Alexander Eliot)
2
50
The Great King...King of Assyria, Metropolitan Museum of Art 1946
(2 copies)
7 (sol)
1-2
5.5: Journals and Magazines 1923-1966
DescriptionContainer
The Arts1923 May
(See Box 7)
2
51
Life Magazine, 1938 August
(See Box 7)
2
52
Fortune Magazine1939 April
(See Box 7)
2
53
Fortune Magazine1940 December
(See Box 7)
2
54
"Power: Six Paintings by Charles Sheeler," Fortune Magazine1940 December
(See Box 7)
2
55
Pageant1947 June
2
56
Reader's Digest1951 February
2
57
Art in America1954 October
3 (hol)
1
Art in America1955 October
3 (hol)
2
Art News1955 Summer
3 (hol)
3
Aperture1956 Vol. 4 No. 3
3 (hol)
4
Art in America1956 Spring
3 (hol)
5
American Artist1959 January
3 (hol)
6
Art in America1960 No. 3
3 (hol)
7
Art in America1965 No. 1
3 (hol)
8
Journal of the Archives of American Art, 1965 April
3 (hol)
9
New Hampshire Profiles1966 May
3 (hol)
10
Life Magazine, 1938 August
7 (sol)
3
Fortune Magazine1939 April
7 (sol)
4
Fortune Magazine1940 December
7 (sol)
5
"Power: Six Paintings by Charles Sheeler," Fortune Magazine1940 December
7 (sol)
6
5.6: Newspaper Clippings 1931-1966
DescriptionContainer
Clippings 1931, 1938
3 (hol)
11
Clippings 1947, 1953-1954
3 (hol)
12
Clippings 1955-1958
3 (hol)
13
Clippings 1959
3 (hol)
14
Clippings 1960-1962
3 (hol)
15
Clippings 1963
3 (hol)
16
Clippings 1965-1966
3 (hol)
17
5.7: Miscellaneous Printed Material 1959-1965
DescriptionContainer
Eugene Meyer Eulogy 1959
4 (hol)
1
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Presidential Inaugural Invitation 1961
4 (hol)
2
America: The Artists Eye1963
(publicity packet)
4 (hol)
3
Unused Appointment Calendar 1963
4 (hol)
4
Rockefeller Memorial Windows Brochure circa 1965
4 (hol)
5

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