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Julian E. Levi papers, 1846-1981

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Series 4: Writings and Notes, circa 1938-1982 ,
(Box 3; 11 folders)

Writings by Levi consist of brief statements concerning his work, other artists (possibly recommendations in support of fellowship applications or short introductions to exhibition catalogs), reminiscences (eulogies?) of deceased artist friends, a poem, and the text of a speech. Also included are notes consisting of miscellaneous jottings, lists of paintings, addresses and telephone information, and address books.
Writings by others include catalog introductions by for Levi exhibitions by unknown authors, and by Lewis Mumford and Archibald MacLeish for An American Group exhibitions. Also included are poems, an article about Gandy Brodie by Meyer Schapiro, and the text of J. Bronowski's Blashfield Address delivered to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Other notes by Levi (in a folder titled "Teaching") and additional items such as artists' statements and various reports are filed with Miscellaneous Records (Series 8).
This series is arranged into 2 subseries:
  • 4.1: By Levi, circa 1940-1978,
  • 4.2: By Other Authors, circa 1938-1982
4.1: By Levi, circa 1940-1978, undated
Description Container
Address Books, undated
(2 disbound vols. with loose notes)
3
18
Addresses and Telephone Numbers, undated
3
19-20
Layout for Modern Art: An Introduction by Julian Levi, [circa 1961]
3
21
Lists of Artwork and Photographs of Artwork (with negative numbers), undated
3
22
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
3
23
Teaching Notes, undated
3
24
Writings, circa 1940-1978, undated
3
25
4.2: By Other Authors, 1938-1982, undated
Description Container
Writings About Levi, 1961, undated
3
26
An American Group, Inc. Catalog Introductions (Lewis Mumford and Archibald MacLeish), 1938-1943, undated
3
27
Miscellaneous Writings by Others, 1966-1982, undated
3
28

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