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Jacqueline Gourevitch papers, 1949-2019, bulk 1955-2005

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in six series.

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Series 1:Biographical Material, 1949-2017
0.15 Linear feet
Box 1

Biographical material document Gourevitch's education and her interest in painting. Materials include a pamphlet from Camp Strawderman; teacher bios from her attendance at the Art Students League in 1952 and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1956, including Charles Alston and Paul Wieghart; a Fulbright scholarship application to study in France, which she "reluctantly turned down"; and alumni lists, classmate bios, and correspondence from Black Mountain College and the High School of Music and Art reunions.
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Black Mountain College Classmates, 1999-2017
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1
Black Mountain College Reunion, 1994-1996
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2
BMC Personal, 1950-2017
1
3
Camp Strawderman, 2015
1
4
Fulbright, Scholarship Application, 1953-1956
1
5
My Teachers, Art Students League in 1952 and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1956, 2007
1
6
Music and Art 1947-51 [High School Reunion], 2001, 2012
1
7

Series 2:Correspondence, 1949-2017
1.05 Linear feet
Box 2-3

Correspondence document Gourevitch's career as an artist and educator, and her personal connections to friends and other artists she met while studying at Black Mountain College and in Chicago, including Marion Miller and Ellen Lanyon. She often received photographs, clippings, and exhibition announcements, and corresponded frequently with current and former students.
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Artists' Evenings, Connecticut Group, 1992-1995
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8
D'Ambrosio, Mirella, 1949-1955
1
9
Ellen Lanyon, b.1926-d.2013, 1986, 2013-2014
1
10
Former Students, 1986-2012
1
11
Former Students and Letters of Recommendation, 2008-2017
1
12
Friends, 1949-2014
1
13-17
Frizzell, Deborah, 1990-1994
1
18
Goodman, Ann, 1953-1990
1
19-20
Kranse, Lucille, 1950-1957
1
21
Miller, Bonnie (Marion Miller), 1985-1994
1
22
Phibbs, Gwen and Phil, 1978-1994
1
23
Reed, Arden, 2006-2008
1
24
Rosoff, Patricia, Re "Innocent Eye: A Passionate Look at Contemporary Art", 2012-2013
1
25
Staller, Luba, 1951-1995
1
26-27
Staller, Luba (in Iran), 1971-1985
1
28
Stokes - Lucier (Wendy Stokes and Amanda Lucier), 1994-1996, 2009
1
29
Student Correspondence, 1984-1986
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1
Students, A-C, 1970-1990
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2
Students, E-J, 1979-1990
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3
Students, K-M, 1971-1994
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4
Students, N-S, 1975-1990
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5
Students, T-Z, 1975-1989
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6
Wesleyan Students, 2013-2017
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7

Series 3:Professional Files, 1949-2019
0.95 Linear feet
Box 3-4

Professional Files document projects that Gourevitch was involved in outside of teaching and exhibiting her work. Although art related, the material document her passion for art education and her strong ties with the art world and to Black Mountain College. She participated in numerous projects related to Black Mountain College, including the Black Mountain College Project dedicated to documenting the history and influence of the college's unique educational experiment; costume work for Susan Foster's "Corpus Delecti" choreography; contributions to art related publications and films; and her work with the Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, Women in the Arts, and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Materials include transcripts, correspondence, pamphlets, lists, clippings, notes, and photocopies from the North Carolina State Archives.
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Archive BMC Photos, Donation to N.C. State Archives, 1972, 2008-2017
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8
Art New England, Louis Tarlow, 1980-1990, 2017
2
9
Art Now: New York, 1970-1971
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10
Avenues to the Arts (World Politics) Correspondence and Final Manuscript, 1958-1963
2
11
Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, 1998-2017
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12-13
Black Mountain College Museum Arts Center Artist Talk, 2007
2
14
Black Mountain College Research Project Transcript Correspondence, 1971-1974, 1994
2
15
Black Mountain College Project Interview Transcript Final, 1998-2003
2
16-17
BMCMA Videos, Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center Oral History Project, 2014-2019
1 electronic discs (dvd)
2
18
BMC Bard Show,The Arts at Black Mountain College, 1986-1987
2
19
BMC Miscellaneous Shows at International Galleries, 2005-2015
2
20
City Art Collection, City of Middletown, 1982-1984
2
21
Classroom Facility, Western Connecticut State University, 1982-1985, 2001
2
22
Connecticut, 1976-2003
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23-24
Costume work for Susan Foster's "Corpus Delecti" Choreography, 1987
2
25
ICA Show: Helen Molesworth, "Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College, 1933-1957", 2014-2016
2
26
Imitation: Notes - Quotes for "Avenues to the Arts", 1956-1958
2
27
Janice, BMC, Panel Discussion at Film Screening of "Fully Awake: Black Mountain College", 2016-2017
2
28
Juries, Boston, 1981-1993
2
29
Loretta Howard Gallery BMC Show, 2011
2
30
Mary Emma Harris, Black Mountain College Project, 1970-2015
2
31
NC Archive JHE file 2017, photocopied Black Mountain College student file, 1949-1956
2
32
Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, 1986-2015
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1
Paul Goodman Film by Jonathan Lee, 1972, 2006-2009
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2
Visiting Artist: Art Institute of Chicago, 1975-1989
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3
Visual Arts Slide Bank/Connecticut Commission on the Arts, 1984-2007
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4
Women in the Arts, circa 1972-circa 1987
3
5

Series 4:Gallery and Exhibition Files, circa 1950-2012
2.45 Linear feet
Box 3-5

Gallery and Exhibition Files document Gourevitch's participation in group and solo exhibitions at galleries and museums across the United States, primarily in Chicago and New York, and span six decades. They also document museums and galleries that acquired her work either by donation or purchase. Notable institutions include DFN Gallery, Eleanor Rigelhaupt Gallery, Paesaggio Gallery, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Whitney Museum of American Art, Wadsworth Atheneum, Yale University Art Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, and Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. Materials in this series include correspondence, checklists, price lists, exhibition announcements, floor plans, photographs, rights and reproduction requests, catalog mock-ups, and photocopied guest books.
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414 Art Workshop and Gallery, "Jacqueline Gourevitch: City and Still Life Paintings" (1957), 1957
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6
"Aerial Perspectives: Imagination, Reality and Abstraction" (1997), 1997-1999
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7
Art Rental and Sales Gallery of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1956-1959
3
8
Borden, Jack; For Spacious Skies, 1983-1995
3
9
Charles River Art Center, circa 1964-circa 1966
3
10
Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, 1970-1995, 2017
3
11
"Cloudworks" (1982), 1981-1982
3
12
Condeso/Lawler Gallery, 1979-1985
3
13
"Contemporary Landscape Painting and Drawing" (1998), 1988
3
14
DFN Gallery Current, 1998-2010
3
15
DFN Gallery 2000, "Jacqueline Gourevitch: Paintings" (2000), 2000
3
16
DFN Gallery "Jacqueline Gourevitch: Above and Below" (2002), 2002
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DFN Gallery Group Exhibitions, 1998-2005
3
19
Eleanor Rigelhaupt Gallery, 1957-1969
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20-21
"Eleven by Eleven by Eleven for Puffin" (1999), 1998-2000
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22
Emily Sorkin, Inc., 1982-1987
3
23
"Exhibition Momentum" (1956, 1957), 1956-1957, 2018
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24
"Forces of Nature: Fire, Water, Earth and Air" (2000), 2000
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25
Fischbach Gallery, 1977-1978
3
26
Group Shows, 1957-1967
3
27
Group Shows, Chicago and Pennsylvania, circa 1950-circa 1959
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1
"Jacqueline Gourevitch: Aerial Notations: Paintings and Drawings" (1994), 1986-1994
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2
"Jacqueline Gourevitch: Aerial Notations: Paintings and Drawings" (1994), catalog, 1991-1994
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3
"Jacqueline Gourevitch: Aerial Notations: Paintings and Drawings" (1994), letters, 1994
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4
"Jacqueline Gourevitch: Clouds" (2008), catalog, 2008
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5
"Jacqueline Gourevitch: Tamarind Lithographs" (1974), 1972-1973
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6
"Jacqueline Gourevitch: Paintings and Drawings" (1983), 1982-1985
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7
LaMotta Fine Arts/Paesaggio Gallery, 2000-2017
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8
Mailing Lists, 2002-2010
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9
Mailing Lists: Addresses and Business Cards, circa 2000-circa 2019
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10
Mary Ryan Gallery, 2005-2012
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11
"Matrix: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art" (1975), 1975
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12
"Matrix is 20!" (1995), 1979-2009
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13
"My Friends - Their Vision" (2006), 2005-2006
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14
Paesaggio Gallery #1, 1992-1993
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15
Paesaggio Gallery #2, 1994-1997
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Paesaggio Gallery '96, 1996-2000
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Paesaggio Gallery '99, 1999
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Paesaggio Gallery, Agreement and Inventory, 1993-2005
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Paesaggio Gallery Current, 1998-2004
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20
Paesaggio Gallery Others, 1991-2001
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21
Paesaggio Gallery, Reviews, 1994-2002
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22
R2 Gallery (R squared), 2002
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23
"Recent Paintings: Jacqueline Gourevitch" (1987), 1986-1987
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24
"Resonance" (1992), 1991-1992
4
25
Roko Gallery, 1964-1969
4
26
Shows Closed, Various Exhibitions, '77-'78 , 1977-1985
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27
"Skying" (1972), 1971-1972
4
28
Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, 1990-1994
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29
Tamarind Lithographs, 1973-1975
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1
"The Connecticut Biennial" (1989), 1988-1989
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2
The Connecticut Gallery, 1986-2001
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3
"To Enchant (blue)" (1994), 1988-1994
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4
The Gallery of Contemporary Art at Sacred Heart University, 2008
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5
The Painting Center, 1995-2003
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The William Benton Museum of Art, 1994-2000
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7
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1970-1978, 1993
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8-9
Various Group Exhibitions, 1967-2009
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10-13
Various Exhibitions, Solo and Chicago, 1982-1989
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14
Various Shows, Chicago, 1957-1967
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15
Walkey Gallery, 1981-1982
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16
"Watercolor" (2002), 2002
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Whitney Museum Biennial (1973), 1967-1979
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Yeshiva University, "Jacqueline Gourevitch: The Walls of Jerusalem" (1983), 1980-1983
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19

Series 5:Teaching Files, 1960-2015
0.8 Linear feet
Box 5-6

Teaching files document Gourevitch's career as an educator, including art instructor and visiting artist positions at numerous institutions across the United States including Wellesley College, Cooper Union, University of Huston, Vassar College, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque); University of California (Berkeley), and others. She taught beginning and advanced painting and drawing, and has given numerous talks and lectures on a variety of topics including specific artists and styles. Materials include notes, lesson plans, handouts, syllabi, lecture notes and announcements, grant paperwork, correspondence, campus maps, committee notes, and pamphlets.
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Advanced Practice, 1984-1987
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20
Basic Drawing, Cooper Union, 1989-1991
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21
Berkeley, 1974-1983
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23
CAA '84 Talk on Contemporary Landscape, 1984-circa 1996
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24
Cooper Union, 1989-1993
5
25
Donald Kuspit notes, 2004
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26
Drawing I and II, 1970-1986
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27
Handouts, circa 1986-circa 1991
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28
Hartford Art School, 1973-1978
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29
Integrated Painting and Drawing, 1984
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30
Kandinsky lecture at Mount Holyoke, 1992
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31
Know Your Museum: Modern Painting Lectures, 1960-1962
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32-33
Lecture Announcements, 1975-1999
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34
Lecture Research on Ruins, circa 1980
5
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Michael Fried notes for Advanced Painting lecture, 9/12/73, 1973
5
36
Mount Hoyle, 1995
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1
Models, 1977, 1987
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2
Notes, 1996
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3
Notes on Susan Rothenberg talk with John Paoletti, 1984, 2015
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4
Painting I and II, 1968-1987
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5
Readings, circa 1965-circa 1975
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6
Side Talks, 1982-1986
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Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico, 1972-1973, 1982
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8
Teaching: Class Lists and Descriptions, 1964-1967, 1996
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9
University of California, Berkeley, 1974-1975, 1986
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10
University of Houston, 1978
6
11
University of Houston and Yale Committee on Art, George Bunker, 1977-1982
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12
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1973-1985
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13
Various Jobs, 1978-1986
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14
Vassar College, 1977-1978
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15
Visiting Artist Lectures, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1996-2001
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15
Visual Arts Forum, 1984-1987
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Wadsworth Atheneum, 1966-1996
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17
Yale Committee on Art, 1975-1983
6
18

Series 6:Printed Material, 1958-1997
0.2 Linear feet
Box 6

Printed Material document Gourevitch's painting career and the work of her former students. Materials include clippings reviewing her work; exhibition announcements, notes, and letters from her former students; and various exhibition announcements and clippings related to her shows.
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Clippings, Art in New England, 1980, 1990
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19
Clippings, Arts Magazine, 1982
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20
Clippings: Connecticut Magazine, 1995
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21
Former Students, Exhibition Announcements, Notes, and Letters, 1974-1997
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22-24
Various Exhibition Announcements and Clippings, 1958-1979
6
25

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