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Series 7 | A Finding Aid to the Hans Hofmann papers, [circa 1904]-2011, bulk 1945-2000 | Digitized Collection

Hans Hofmann papers, [circa 1904]-2011, bulk 1945-2000

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Series 7: Printed Material, 1930-1978
5.2 linear feet
Box 11-15, Box 20

Printed Matter By Hans Hofmann contains "Plastic Creation," 1932;
Search for the Real and Other Essays
, 1948; "The Color Problem in Pure Painting-Its Creative Origin," 1956; "Hawthorne-The Painter: An Appreciation," 1960 (in
Hawthorne on Painting; From Students' Notes Collected by Mrs. Charles Hawthorne
) and 1962 (in
Charles W. Hawthorne
, 1872-1930, Shore Galleries, Boston); "A Tribute to Adelyn D. Breeskin," 1962 (in the
Baltimore Museum of Art News
, summer 1962); statement on the work of Edith Sachs, undated (printed in an announcement for her show, Feb. 23-March 8, Zodiac Gallery, New York); and an undated letter to the editor of
Look
.
Miscellaneous printed matter includes a wide variety of items. An auction catalog for a fundraising event includes a Hofmann painting donated by the artist.
University Art Museum: A Center for Cultural Study
[UC, Berkeley], undated is a prospectus that shows models and drawings of the building and the location of its Maria and Hans Hofmann Wing. The scrapbook contains clippings, mainly exhibition reviews, and a small number of catalogs, checklists and invitations. Also included are two undated statements: "A Statement to the Public: Who Broke the Birds Nest?" by The Independent Advancing Artists, and "Aesthetic Realism: A General Statement."
Printed matter by Hans Hofmann is segregated; items by other authors are categorized by document type. The series is arranged as 6 subseries:
7.1: By Hans Hofmann, 1932-1962
7.2: Exhibition Catalogs and Related Items, 1931-1978
7.3: Newspaper Clippings, 1930-1974
7.4: Articles from Periodicals, 1928-1971
7.5: Miscellaneous Printed Matter, 1936-1965
7.6: Books Mentioning/About Hofmann, 1934-1963
The bulk of this series has been scanned. In some cases exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned. Catalogs of other artists; clippings and articles on general art-related topics and miscellaneous subjects; some miscellaneous printed material; and published books have not been scanned.
7.1:By Hans Hofmann, 1932-1962
DescriptionContainer
Articles, Essays, Letter to the Editor, 1932-1962
11
1
7.2:Exhibition Catalogs and Related Items, 1931-1978
7.2.1:Hoffman, circa 1935-1965
DescriptionContainer
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1931-1949
11
2-3
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1950-1951
11
4-6
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1952
11
7-8
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1953-1955
11
9-11
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1956-1959
11
12-14
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1960
11
15-16
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1961
11
17-18
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1962
12
1-2
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1963
12
3-5
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1964
12
6
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1965
12
7-9
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1966
12
10
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1967
12
11-12
Solo and Group Exhibitions, 1968-1978
12
13-14
Solo and Group Exhibitions, circa 1935-1975
12
15
7.2.2:Other Artists, Solo Exhibitions, circa 1935-1965
DescriptionContainer
A-L by Artist, circa 1935-1965
13
1-8
M-Z by Artist, circa 1935-1965
13
9-16
7.2.3:Other Artists, Group Exhibitions, circa 1935-1965
DescriptionContainer
A-Z by exhibition title, circa 1935-1965
13
17-21
7.3:Newspaper Clippings, 1930-1974
DescriptionContainer
About or Mentioning Hofmann, 1930-1959
14
1-2
About or Mentioning Hofmann, 1960-1974
14
3-5
Art-related Topics, 1930-1969
14
6
Art-related Topics, circa 1930-1970
14
7-9
Miscellaneous Subjects, circa 1935-1965
14
10
7.4:Articles from Periodicals, 1928-1971
DescriptionContainer
About or Mentioning Hofmann, 1928-1954
14
11-12
About or Mentioning Hofmann, 1955-1959
14
13-14
About or Mentioning Hofmann, 1960-1961
14
15-16
About or Mentioning Hofmann, 1962-1971
14
17-19
Art-related Topics, 1928-1949
14
20
Art-related Topics, 1950-1966
14
21-26
Miscellaneous Subjects, 1960, 1963
14
27
7.5:Miscellaneous Printed Matter, 1936-1965
DescriptionContainer
Art Courses (not Hans Hofmann School), 1936, 1963
14
28
Auction Catalog,
12th Annual Art Auction of the United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York
, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1965
14
29
Book Catalog and Prospectuses, 1951, 1961
14
30
Catalogs of Lamps, Paints, Art Supplies, circa 1960-1965
14
31
Picture Post Cards, circa 1940-1960
14
32
Provincetown Zoning By-Laws; Provincetown-Boston Airline Schedule, 1957, 1964
14
33
Reproductions of Works of Art by Hofmann, circa 1940-1960
Oversized artwork housed in Box 20, Folder 1.
14
34
Reproductions of Works of Art by Others, circa 1950-1955
14
35
Scrapbook, 1944-1962
Oversized scrapbook housed in Box 20.
14
36
Statements, circa 1940-1960
14
37
University Art Museum: A Center for Cultural Study
, circa 1960-1965
14
38
7.6:Books Mentioning or About Hofmann, 1934-1963
DescriptionContainer
Crotty, Frank.
Provincetown Profiles and Others on Cape Cod
. Barre, MA: Barre Gazette, 1958.
15
1
Claus, Jürgen. T
heorien zeitgenössischer Malerei
. Hamburg: Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH, 1963.
15
2
Cheney, Sheldon.
Expressionism in Art
. New York: Liveright Publishing Corp., 1934.
15
3
Eliot, Alexander.
Three Hundred Years of American Painting
. New York: Time Inc., 1957.
15
4
Geldzahler, Henry.
American Painting in the 20th Century
. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1965.
15
5
Greenberg, Clement.
Hofmann
. Paris: The Pocket Museum, Editions Georges Fall, 1961.
15
6
Guest, Barbara and B. H. Friedman.
Goodnough
. Paris: The Pocket Museum, Editions Georges Fall, 1962.
15
7
Hess, Thomas B.
Abstract Painting. Background and American Phase
. New York: Viking Press, 1951.
15
8
Janis, Sidney.
Abstract and Surrealist Art in America
. New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1944.
15
9
McDarrah, Fred W.
The Artist's World in Pictures
. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1961.
15
10
MoMA.
Abstract Painting and Sculpture.
15
11
Motherwell, Robert and Ad Reinhardt, eds.
Modern Artists in America. First Series
. New York: Wittenborn Schultz, Inc., [1951].
15
12
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel, ed.
American Painting Today. A Cross-Section of Our Contemporary Art.
New York: Hastings House, 1956.
15
13
Rathbun, Mary C. and Bartlett H. Hayes, Jr.
Layman's Guide to Modern Art, Painting for a Scientific Age
. New York: Oxford University Press, 1949.
15
14
Rosenberg, Harold.
The Anxious Object. Art Today and its Audience
. New York: Horizon Press, 1954.
15
15
Seitz, William C.
Hans Hofmann; With Selected Writings by the Artist
. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1963.
15
16
Szittya, Emile.
L'Art Allemand en France
. Paris: Edition "La Zone," undated
15
17
Weller, Allen S.
Art USA Now
. Lucerne: C. J. Bucher, 1962.
15
18
Women. A Collaboration of Artists and Writers
. New York: Samuel M. Kootz Editions, 1948.
15
19
Oversized Artwork by Hofmann from Box 14, Folder 34, circa 1950-1955
20
1
Oversized Scrapbook from Box 14, Folder 36, 1944-1962
20

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