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Cleve Gray papers, 1933-2005

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3.2: By Other Authors , 1952-2000

Writings about Gray include a biography, Cleve Gray, by Nicholas Fox Weber, and manuscripts of a poem, student paper, and reviews.
A significant portion of this subseries is comprised of manuscripts, drafts, notes, and research materials for three books edited by Cleve Gray, David Smith by David Smith: Sculpture and Writings, Hans Richter, and John Marin. Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. between 1968 and 1973, each volume features selected writings by the artist about his work and life, along with photogrphs. Research material survives for the next volume in the series, Naum Gabo, which was never published. Gray discontinued the series when Gabo abruptly changed his mind just as the manuscript was nearly completed. This subseries also contains notes concerning Gray's translation of A L'Infinitif by Marcel Duchamp.
Also found is "The Resurrection in Art," a lecture by Jane Daggett Dillenberger. Among the items by unknown authors is a small volume containing notes and reminiscences of Jackson Pollock.
Description Container Select
About Cleve Gray - Cleve Gray by Nicholas Fox Weber (manuscript), 1997
(2 folders)
5
28-29
About Cleve Gray - Miscellaneous Writings, 1952, undated
  • Exhibition Reviews by Mae Anna Quan and Daniel Robbins
  • Student Paper by J. Murray
  • Poem by Edna A. W. Teall
5
30
Edited by Cleve Gray - David Smith by David Smith: Sculpture and Writings
Manuscript, 1968
5
31
Manuscript and Drafts, circa 1967-1968
(3 folders)
5
32-34
Manuscript and Drafts, circa 1967-1968
5
35
Notes (Archives of American Art microfilm and other sources), circa 1967-1968
5
36
Notes (re: Draft #3), circa 1967-1968
5
37
"Notes to the Pages" (citing Smith sketchbooks and Archives of American Art microfilm), circa 1967-1968
5
38
Research Materials (notes, transcripts of Smith's writings and copies of documents on Archives of American Art microfilm), circa 1967-1968
(2 folders)
5
39-40
Edited by Cleve Gray - Hans Richter
Research Materials (interview transcripts), undated
(2 folders)
5
41-42
Research Materials (notes), 1970, undated
5
43
Edited by Cleve Gray - John Marin, Research Materials (letters, mostly to Stieglitz), 1915-1940, undated
(photocopies)
5
44
Edited by Cleve Gray - Naum Gabo
Notes, 1965-1971
5
45
Photographs, Lists, Miscellaneous Notes, 1971, undated
5
46
Edited by Cleve Gray - Naum Gabo - Research Materials
"Bijenkorf,", 1946-1971
(photocopies)
6
1
"Biography,", 1946-1971
(mostly photocopies)
6
2
"Chapters - Titles and Mottos,", undated
(some photocopies)
6
3
"Constructivist Ideology and Constructivist Realism,", 1937-1948
(photocopies)
6
4
"Constructivist Philosophy,", 1928-1968
(mostly photocopies)
6
5
"Criticism,", 1934-1968
(photocopies)
6
6
"Early History,", 1960-1963
(photocopies)
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7
"Friends,", 1948-1970
(photocopies)
6
8
"Introduction,", 1947-1970
(mostly photocopies)
6
9
"Miscellaneous Notes and Documents,", 1937-1971, undated
(some photocopies)
6
10
"Models,", 1951-1971
(some photocopies)
6
11
"Paintings,", 1940-1963
(photocopies)
6
12
"Personal Philosophy,", 1946-1969, undated
(photocopies)
6
13
"Pevsner,", 1947-1966
(photocopies)
6
14
"Prints,", 1959-1970
(photocopies)
6
15
"Science,", 1948-1956, undated
(photocopies)
6
16
"Sculpture,", 1948-1966, undated
(photocopies)
6
17
"Teaching,", 1948-1966, undated
(photocopies)
6
18
"Theories of Art,", 1947-1969, undated
(photocopies)
6
19
"Time-Kinetic,", circa 1965-1969
(photocopies)
6
20
Translated by Cleve Gray - A l'Iinfinitif by Marcel Duchamp, circa 1966
6
21
Dillenberger, Jane Daggett. "The Resurrection in Art" (lecture), 2000
6
22
Unsigned
Notes and Reminiscences about Jackson Pollock, undated
(1 vol.)
6
23
Untitled Article about Lassiter Spurgeon, undated
6
24
Untitled Poem, undated
6
25

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