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Series 4 | A Finding Aid to the Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists, 1919-2001, bulk 1973-1991

Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists, 1919-2001, bulk 1973-1991

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Series 4: Jack Levine, 1961-1991
2.1 linear feet
Boxes 6-8

Found here is research material on Jack Levine, primarily compiled for a traveling Levine retrospective (1979-1980) and
The Complete Graphic Works of Jack Levine
(1984), written by Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott. Included are notecards with artwork inventory details, inventory worksheets, Prescott's correspondence regarding the availability of Levine's work for the planned retrospective, and many slides and photographs of artwork. Also found are writings on Levine by Henry Arnold Freedman and transcripts of two interviews of Levine by Kenneth Prescott. Additional photographs include two portraits of Levine and photographs of Levine and the Prescotts at the opening of the retrospective exhibition. General research material primarily consists of photocopies of news clippings, exhibition publications, letters, and biographical material about Levine.
General research materials were removed from binders into archival folders. These documents are mostly photocopies annotated by Prescott during the 1970s, but are arranged in chronological order by original publication date, which is provided in parentheses.
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, 1977-1980
6
21-27
Exhibition Catalogs, 1961-1986
6
28-29
Publication,
The Complete Graphic Works of Jack Levine
, 1984
7
1
Thesis, "The WPA Paintings of Jack Levine" by Henry Arnold Freedman, 1967
7
2
Dissertation, "Jack Levine: Painter and Protester" by Henry Arnold Freedman, 1974
7
3-4
Transcript of Interview with Jack Levine by Kenneth Prescott, 1970s
7
5-8
Transcript of Interview with Jack Levine by Kenneth Prescott, 1978
7
9
Inventory Worksheets, 1970s
7
10-15
Notecards, circa 1970s
7
16-17
Research Material for Jack Levine Retrospective Exhibition Catalog, circa 1978
7
18-19
Research Material, General (1936-1949), 1970s
7
20-23
Research Material, General (1950-1991), 1970s-1991
8
1-18
Photographs of Jack Levine, 1963, 1970
8
19
Photographs of Jack Levine Retrospective, 1978
8
20
Photographs of Artwork, 1970s
8
21-25
Slides, 1970s
8
26-27

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