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Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers, 1848

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Series 3: Artists Files , 1916-1998, undated
(Boxes 15-18, 46-47, OV 50-52; 3.6 linear ft.)

The documents in this series reflect the Lipman's ongoing interest in the careers of Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, and David Smith. Correspondence includes letters to and from the artists, as well as letters to and from other individuals or institutions, regarding projects involving the artists. Also represented in this series are exhibit brochures and announcements, interviews, writings by and about the various artists, and associated printed material.
The documents within each subseries are grouped by record type, and thereafter, chronologically by year.
The series is comprised of three subseries, as follows:
  • 3.1: Alexander Calder, 1924-1998, undated
  • 3.2: Louise Nevelson, 1916-1980, undated
  • 3.3: David Smith, 1954-1974, undated
3.1: Alexander Calder, 1924-1998, undated
Documents within this subseries consist of correspondence to and from Calder; occasional drawings, posters, and prints; photographs of the artist and his works; newspaper and magazine articles about the artist and his works; editorial material regarding books about Calder that Jean Lipman edited; and miscellaneous publicity material regarding the artist. Included within these files are some original, unpublished works by Calder for various projects that Jean Lipman initiated.
Overall arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year. Oversized materials are listed at the end of the subseries.
Description Container
Alexander Calder and His Magical Mobiles, 1981-1994, undated
15
15
Animal Sketching, 1973
15
16
Auction Catalogs, Christies, Oct. 1991-Mar. 1998, undated
15
17-18
Auction Catalogs, Sotheby's, 1986-1997
15
19
Calder and Socrate, 1976-1980
15
20
Calder Calendar (See also Box 46), 1981, 1995
15
21-22
Calder Commemorative Stamp, 1983-1998
15
23
Calder Creatures Great and Small, 1983-1985
15
24
"Calder in Paris: The Circus and Surrealism," Archives of American Art Journal, 1988
15
25
Calder's Calders, 1985
15
26
Calder's Circus
Book, 1972
16
1
Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1971-1975, undated
16
2
Correspondence, Permissions, 1971-1972, undated
16
3
Cover Proofs, circa 1971
16
4
Notes, 1971-1995, undated
16
5
Photographs for the Book, 1924-1970, undated
16
6
Publicity, 1972, 1992, undated
16
7
Calder's Universe
Book Editions (See also Box 46), 1980, 1989
16
8
Correspondence, 1975-1995, undated
16
9
Miscellaneous Related Material (See also Box 50), 1976-1977
16
10
Notes, 1977
16
11
Printed Material, 1976-1982, undated
16
12
Reviews, 1976-1989, undated
16
13
Catalogue Raisonne, 1993-1994, undated
16
14
"Celebrating Calder," Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991
16
15
Correspondence, General
Calder, Alexander, 1958-1976, undated
16
16-17
Guerrero, Pedro E., 1985-1998
16
18
Miscellaneous, 1958-1998, undated
16
19-20
Whitney Museum of Art, 1962-1998, undated
16
21
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1977-1998
16
22-24
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1977-1998
17
1
Florentine Films Project, 1994-1996
17
2
"Flying Colors," Calder Bicentennial Jet Commission, 1973-1979, undated
17
3-4
La Grande Vitesse, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1968-1994, undated
17
5
Loans Re Calder Works of Art, 1962-1996
17
6
Magazine Articles and Newspaper Clippings, 1977-1988, undated
17
7-9
Memorials and Obituaries, 1976-1977
17
10
Miscellaneous Material, 1963-1997, undated
17
11-12
Mountains and Clouds Sculpture, 1976-1987, undated
17
13
Notes, Miscellaneous, 1968-circa 1998, undated
17
14
The Peculiar Dog, Photocopy of 1925 Calder Book, circa 1992
17
15
Photographs and Slides
Longnose, 1974, undated
17
16
Miscellaneous (See also Box 46), circa 1944-1975, undated
17
17-18
Wire Figures and Calder's "Mailbox" in His Studio (See Box 51), undated
17
19
Press Releases, Posters and Prints (See Box 52), 1956-1975, undated
17
20
Printed Material Featuring Calder Artwork, 1961-1970
17
21
Printed Material Featuring Calder Artwork, 1972-1998
17
22
Printed Material Featuring Calder Artwork, undated
17
23
Traveling Calder Exhibition, 1994, undated
17
24
Oversized Miscellaneous and Calder's Universe, Book Editions, 1944-1995, undated
46
Oversized Miscellaneous Material and Drawings , 1970-1974, undated
OV 50
Oversized Photographs and Slides, Calder's "Mailbox" in His Studio, undated
OV 51
Oversized Calder, Posters and Prints (scanned with box 17, folder 20), 1956-1975, undated
OV 52
3.2: Louise Nevelson, 1916-1980, undated
This subseries includes correspondence to and from Nevelson, exhibition announcements and catalogs, photographs, audio interviews, and printed material related to Nevelson's career. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year. Oversized materials are listed at the end of the subseries.
Description Container
Biographical Information, 1967-1980, undated
17
25
Correspondence, 1960-1988, undated
18
1
Exhibition Announcements, Catalogs, and Press Releases, 1960-1995, undated
18
2-3
Interviews (See also Box 47), 1959-1985
18
4
Miscellaneous Material, 1953-1988, undated
18
5
Nevelson's World (See also Box 47), 1983-1985, undated
18
6
Photographic Copies of the Artist and Her Works, 1916-1974, undated
18
7
Photographs, 1959-1975, undated
18
8
Printed Matter, 1958-1980, undated
18
9-11
"Windows to the West,", 1973
18
12
Nevelson, Miscellaneous Oversized Material, 1973-1983
47
3.3: David Smith, 1954-1974, undated
This subseries includes correspondence between Howard Lipman and Smith, general correspondence regarding Smith works and exhibitions, exhibition announcements and catalogs, photographs, reviews, and printed material related to Smith's career. Arrangement is alphabetical by subject heading. Material within folders is arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
Catalogs, 1958-1967, undated
18
13
Correspondence, Archives of American Art Photo Project, 1961-1966
18
14
Correspondence, General, 1958-1971
18
15
Correspondence, Lipman, Howard H., 1958-1964
18
16
Exhibition Announcements and Press Releases, 1959-1972
18
17
Magazine Articles, 1954-1973, undated
18
18-19
Miscellaneous Material, 1972, undated
18
20
Newspaper Clippings, 1961-1973, undated
18
21
Photographs and Slides, David Smith at Voltri, Italy, 1965
18
22
Photographs and Slides, Miscellaneous, 1955-1974, undated
18
23
Reviews, 1966-1967
18
24

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