Skip to main content

Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1945-1985

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.

Series 3: Photographs , 1945-1984
3.4 Linear feet
Boxes 2-10

This series contains photographs taken by Hans Namuth of artists, architects, musicians, writers, and art exhibitions.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries.
  • 3.1: Photographs of Artists, 1945-1984
  • 3.2: Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1950-1983
  • 3.3: Photographs of Events, circa 1950-circa 1969
3.1: Photographs of Artists, 1945-1984
Photographs depict prominent American artists, primarily from New York, from the 1950s until the early 1980s. Artists are shown in their studios or homes, either at work or posing for the camera. Some photographs are solely of studios, homes, or artwork. Artists photographed include Alexander Calder, Stuart Davis, Willem de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Lee Krasner, Isamu Noguchi, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, and Andrew Wyeth, among many others. Most photographs are black and white, but a few color prints are included.
Description Container
Photographs of Artists, 1958-1983
  • Baumeister, Mary
  • Baziotes, William
  • Brassai
  • Briggs, Lamar
  • Brook, Alexander
2
1
Photographs of Artists, circa 1958-1979
  • Calcagno, Lawrence
  • Calder, Alexander
  • Carone, Nicholas
  • Cornell, Joseph
2
2
Photographs of Artists, 1964
  • Davis, Stuart
2
3
Photographs of Artists, 1964
  • Davis, Stuart
2
4
Photographs of Artists, 1953-1980
  • de Cuevas, Elizabeth
  • de Kooning, Elaine
  • de Kooning, Willem
2
5
Photographs of Artists, circa 1962
  • de Kooning, Willem
2
6
Photographs of Artists, circa 1962
  • de Kooning, Willem
2
7
Photographs of Artists, circa 1963-1964
  • de Kooning, Willem
2
8
Photographs of Artists, circa 1964-1966
  • de Kooning, Willem
2
9
Photographs of Artists, circa 1960-1983
  • de Kooning, Willem
2
10
Photographs of Artists, 1953-1984
  • de Saint Phalle, Niki
  • Domati, Enrico
  • Flack, Audrey
  • Frank, Mary
  • Frankenthaler, Helen
2
11
Photographs of Artists, circa 1954-1979
  • Glarner, Fritz
  • Gottlieb, Adolph
  • Katz, Alex
  • Kipp, Lyman
  • Lichtenstein, Roy
2
12
Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1982
  • Marca-Relli, Conrad
  • Merkin, Richard
  • Pollock, Charles
  • Pollock, Jackson
2
13
Photographs of Artists, circa 1950s
  • Pollock, Jackson
2
14
Photographs of Artists, 1945-1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
2
15
Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1969
  • Pollock, Jackson
  • Pousette-Dart, Richard
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
2
16
Photographs of Artists, 1964-1980
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
  • Richter, Hans
  • Rothko, Mark
2
17
Photographs of Artists, 1964
  • Rothko, Mark
2
18
Photographs of Artists, 1964-1980
  • Rothko, Mark
  • Samaras, Lucas
2
19
Photographs of Artists, 1950-1981
  • Sleigh, Sylvia
  • Steinberg, Saul
  • Twombly, Cy
  • Vicente, Esteban
2
20
Photographs of Artists, 1954-1981
  • Warhol, Andy
  • Wyeth, Andrew
2
21
Photographs of Groups of Artists, circa 1950-1980
  • Brooks, James
  • Castelli, Leo
  • de Kooning, Elaine
  • de Kooning, Willem
  • Elkon, Bob
  • Greene, Balcomb
  • Hartigan, Grace
  • Marca-Relli, Conrad
  • Myers, John
  • Preston, Stuart
  • Solomon, Syd
2
22
Photographs of Groups of Artists, 1954-1980
  • Grosman, Maurice
  • Grosman, Tatyana
  • Johns, Jasper
  • Lipchitz, Jacques
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
  • Salles, Georges
2
23
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1962-1971
  • Addams, Charles
  • Agostini, Peter
  • Albers, Josef
3
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1969-1982
  • Albert, Calvin
  • Anuskiewicz, Richard
  • Arman
3
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1963-1979
  • Baskin, Leonard
  • Baumeister, Mary
  • Bayer, Herbert
3
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1983
  • Baziotes, William
  • Benglis, Lynda
  • Beuys, Joseph
  • Bontecou, Lee
3
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1978
  • Bourgeois, Louise
  • Boynton, James
3
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1953-1982
  • Brandt, Warren
  • Brook, Alexander
  • Brook, Gina Knee
3
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1953-1975
  • Brooks, James
  • Burliuk, David
  • Calcagno, Lawrence
3
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1969
  • Calcagno, Lawrence
  • Calder, Alexander
3
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960s
  • Calder, Alexander
3
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1961-1964
  • Calder, Alexander
3
10
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960s
  • Calder, Alexander
3
11
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1964
  • Calder, Alexander
3
12
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1952-1958
  • Callery, Mary
  • Carone, Nicholas
3
13
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1980
  • Cavallon, Giorgio
  • Chamberlain, John
  • Christo
  • Close, Chuck
  • Clutz, William
4
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1963-1973
  • Corbett, Edward
  • Cornell, Joseph
4
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1964-1965
  • Davis, Stuart
4
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1964-1965
  • Davis, Stuart
4
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1952-1969
  • de Kooning, Willem
4
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960s
  • de Kooning, Willem
4
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1962-1963
  • de Kooning, Willem
4
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1963-1964
  • de Kooning, Willem
4
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1968-1979
  • de Kooning, Willem
4
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1971-1983
  • de Kooning, Willem
  • De Niro, Robert
  • di Suvero, Mark
4
10
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1965
  • Diebenkorn, Richard
  • Dine, Jim
5
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1953-circa 1965
  • Domati, Enrico
  • Dorazio, Piero
  • Draper, William
  • Ernst, Jimmy
5
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1953-1980
  • Ferber, Ralph
  • Freilicher, Jane
  • Gechtoff, Sonia
5
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1953-1969
  • Getz, Ilse
  • Glarner, Fritz
5
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1959-1981
  • Goldberg, Michael
  • Graves, Nancy
  • Greene, Balcomb
  • Grosvenor, Robert
5
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958
  • Hartigan, Grace
5
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1965-1981
  • Heizer, Michael
  • Held, Al
  • Hockney, David
5
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960-1963
  • Hofmann, Hans
  • Hopper, Edward
5
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1963-1964
  • Hopper, Edward
5
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960-1964
  • Hopper, Edward
5
10
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960s
  • Hopper, Edward
6
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960-1980
  • Indiana, Robert
  • Jensen, Al
6
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1962-1979
  • Johns, Jasper
6
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1957-1980
  • Johnson, Buffie
  • Kanowitz, Howard
  • Kelly, Ellsworth
6
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1983
  • Kertesz, Andre
  • Kienbusch, William
6
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1980
  • Kiesler, Frederick
  • Kine, Bill
6
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1961-1984
  • Kipness, Robert
  • Kipp, Lyman
  • Kitaj, Ronald
6
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1954-1962
  • Kline, Franz
  • Krasner, Lee
6
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1952-1982
  • Lam, Wifredo
  • Lassaw, Ibram
  • Lekakis, Michael
6
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1963-1978
  • Liberman, Alexander
  • Lichtenstein, Roy
  • Lindner, Richard
6
10
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1979
  • Lindner, Richard
  • Lippold, Richard
  • Little, John
6
11
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1982
  • Lye, Len
  • Marca-Relli, Conrad
  • Marisol
6
12
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1981
  • Mitchell, Joan
  • Morris, Kyle
  • Morris, Robert
6
13
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950s
  • Motherwell, Robert
  • Muller, George
7
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950s
  • Nevelson, Louise
  • Newman, Barnett
  • Nivola, Costantino
7
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1962
  • Noguchi, Isamu
7
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1962
  • Noguchi, Isamu
7
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1962-1963
  • Noguchi, Isamu
7
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1953-1983
  • Noland, Kenneth
  • Okada, Kenzo
  • Ossorio, Alfonso
7
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1969
  • Parker, Raymond
  • Pera
  • Perlin, Bernard
  • Pfriem, Bernard
7
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
7
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
7
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
7
10
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
7
11
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1946
  • Pollock, Jackson
7
12
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1946-1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
8
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
8
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
8
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950
  • Pollock, Jackson
8
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1969
  • Pousette-Dart, Richard
  • Rankine, V.V.
8
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960s
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
8
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1963-circa 1969
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
8
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1980
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
8
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1976
  • Reinhardt, Ad
  • Resika, Paul
8
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1959-1984
  • Rivers, Larry
  • Rosati, James
  • Rosenquist, James
  • Rosenthal, Tony
8
10
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1966
  • Rothko, Mark
8
11
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1960-1982
  • Ruscha, Ed
  • Ryman, Robert
  • Sanders, Ludwig
  • Scarpitta, Salvatore
8
12
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1952-1981
  • Schnabel, Day
  • Schnabel, Julian
  • Segal, George
9
1
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-circa 1976
  • Segal, George
  • Shahn, Ben
  • Siegriest, Lundy
9
2
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1969-1979
  • Sleigh, Sylvia
  • Smith, Kimber
  • Smith, Tony
9
3
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950-1981
  • Solomon, Syd
  • Stamos, Theodore
  • Steinberg, Saul
9
4
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1951-1984
  • Stella, Frank
  • Still, Clyfford
  • Tapies, Antoni
9
5
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1962-1982
  • Ten Haeff, Ingeborg
  • Trova, Ernest
  • Tworkov, Jack
  • Ungerer, Tomi
9
6
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950s
  • Vanderbilt, Gloria
  • Wilcox, Lucia
  • Wyeth, Andrew
9
7
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1954-1958
  • Wyeth, Andrew
9
8
Oversized Photographs of Artists, 1958-1979
  • Wyeth, Andrew
  • Wyeth, Jamie
  • Youngerman, Jack
9
9
Oversized Photographs of Artists, circa 1950s
  • Zogbaum, Wilfrid
9
10
Oversized Photographs of Groups of Artists, circa 1960s
  • Adams, Charles C.
  • Bluhm, Norman
  • Brooks, James
  • Dash, Robert
  • de Kooning, Elaine
  • Dine, Jim
  • Ferren, John
  • Fine, Perle
  • Freilicher, Jane
  • Johnson, Buffie
  • Kanovitz, Howard
  • Kiesler, Frederick
  • Krasner, Lee
  • Lassaw, Ibram
  • Little, John
  • Marca-Relli, Conrad
  • Morris, Kyle
  • Oldenburg, Claes
  • Parker, Ray
  • Rauschenberg, Robert
  • Rosenthal, Tony
  • Sander, Ludwig
  • Schanker, Louis
  • Wilcox, Lucia
  • Wilson, Jane
9
11
Oversized Photographs of Groups of Artists, 1953-1970
  • Dash, Robert
  • de Kooning, Willem
  • Frankenthaler, Helen
  • Greene, Balcomb
  • Greene, Gertrude
  • Indiana, Robert
  • Kelly, Ellsworth
  • Martin, Agnes
  • Motherwell, Robert
  • Sander, Ludwig
9
12
Oversized Photographs of Groups of Artists, circa 1950-1966
  • Kelly, Ellsworth
  • Kiesler, Frederick
  • Krasner, Lee
  • Martin, Agnes
  • Nivola, Costantino
  • Pollock, Jackson
  • Schneemann, Carolee
10
1
Oversized Photographs of Groups of Artists and Artwork, circa 1950s
  • Siegriest, Louis
  • Siegriest, Lundy
10
2
Oversized Photographs of Artworks, circa 1950s
10
3
3.2: Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1950-1983
Photographs of other individuals depict architects, gallery owners, art critics, musicans, and writers at their place of work or home. Individuals include Marcel Breuer, John Cage, Leo Castelli, Buckminster Fuller, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, among many others. Most photographs are black and white, but a few color prints are included.
Description Container
Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1960s
  • Castelli, Leo
  • Greenberg, Clement
  • King, Alexander
  • Kluver, Billy
  • Mayor, A. Hyatt
  • Sweeney, James J.
2
24
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1957-1962
  • Blake, Peter
  • Breuer, Marcel
  • Bunshaft, Gordon
10
4
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1960s
  • Cage, John
  • Castelli, Leo
  • Cushner, William
10
5
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, 1959
  • Fuller, Buckminster
10
6
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, 1963-1965
  • Gert, J.L.
  • Johnson, Philip
10
7
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, 1965-1983
  • Kahn, Louis
  • Larsen, Jack Lenor
  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
10
8
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1950-1965
  • Neumann, J.B.
  • Obata
  • O'Hara, John
  • Pei, I.M.
10
9
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1950-1969
  • Rene, Denise
  • Rudolph, Paul
  • Saarinen, Eero
  • Schanker, Louis
10
10
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, circa 1961-1979
  • Soleri, Paolo
  • Stone, Edward D.
  • Thurber, James
  • Vasquez, Pedro Ramirez
10
11
Oversized Photographs of Other Individuals, 1965-1983
  • Weese, Harry
  • Wheeler, Monroe
  • Wilson, Jane
  • Yamasaki, Minoru
10
12
Oversized Photographs of Groups of Other Individuals, 1963-1965
  • Bassett, Edward Charles
  • Cage, John
  • Dinkeloo, John
  • Owings, Nathaniel A.
  • Roche, Kevin
10
13
3.3: Photographs of Events, circa 1950-circa 1969
Photographs depict various exhibitions, openings, and art-related events from the 1950s and 1960s, such as a traveling Picasso exhibit and a Robert Rauschenberg opening at the Jewish Museum. Guests, artwork, and artists are depicted in the photographs. Most photographs are black and white, but a few color prints are included.
Description Container
Jackson Pollock Exhibition, Betty Parsons Gallery, circa 1951
2
25
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
26
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
27
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
28
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
29
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
30
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
31
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
32
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
33
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
34
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
35
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
36
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
37
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
38
Exhibition Opening, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1954
2
39
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Unknown Gallery, 1962
2
40
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Cordier and Warren Gallery, 1962
2
41
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Cordier and Warren Gallery, 1962
2
42
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Cordier and Warren Gallery, 1962
2
43
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Cordier and Warren Gallery, 1962
2
44
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Cordier and Warren Gallery, 1962
2
45
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Duveen Brothers Gallery, 1962
2
46
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Duveen Brothers Gallery, 1962
2
47
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Duveen Brothers Gallery, 1962
2
48
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Gerson Gallery, 1962
2
49
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Gerson Gallery, 1962
2
50
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Knoedler Gallery, 1962
2
51
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Knoedler Gallery, 1962
2
52
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Knoedler Gallery, 1962
2
53
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Knoedler Gallery, 1962
2
54
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, The New Gallery, 1962
2
55
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, The New Gallery, 1962
2
56
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Perls Gallery, 1962
2
57
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Perls Gallery, 1962
2
58
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Perls Gallery, 1962
2
59
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Perls Gallery, 1962
2
60
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Perls Gallery, 1962
2
61
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Perls Gallery, 1962
2
62
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, 1962
2
63
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, 1962
2
64
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, 1962
2
65
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, 1962
2
66
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Saidenberg Gallery, 1962
2
67
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Saidenberg Gallery, 1962
2
68
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Staempfli Gallery, 1962
2
69
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Staempfli Gallery, 1962
2
70
Pablo Picasso Exhibition, Staempfli Gallery, 1962
2
71
Robert Rauschenberg Exhibition, Jewish Museum, 1963
2
72
Robert Rauschenberg Exhibition, Jewish Museum, 1963
2
73
Robert Rauschenberg Exhibition, Jewish Museum, 1963
2
74
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
75
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
76
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
77
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
78
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
79
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
80
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
81
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
82
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
83
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
84
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
85
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
86
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
87
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
88
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
89
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
90
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
91
Exhibition Opening, Unknown Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
2
92
Guitou Knoop Exhibition, Unknown Gallery, circa 1960s
10
14
Robert Rauschenberg, "The Construction of Boston", circa 1968
10
15

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.