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Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers, circa 1890s-2002

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Series 7: Writings , 1930-1989
1 Linear foot
Boxes 8-9

Writings are by Lorser Feitelson, Helen Lundeberg, and others. Lorser Feitelson's writings consist of artist statements, writings about his artwork and career, and writings about other artists. Helen Lundeberg's writings include artist statements, writing about her work, pamphlets about the technique and content of her murals for the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Program, and her poetry. Also found is a refutation of claims made in a book about Howard Putzel's involvement in the career of Feitelson.
Writings by others include many by art critic Jules Langsner, focusing on artists and art collectors, the impact of art, and modern art. Also found are notes written by Langsner. There are writings by Diane Moran about Feitelson and Lundeberg, two manuscripts by Esther McCoy, an essay by Jan Butterfield, an essay by Millard Sheets, a transcript of an interview with Feitelson by Henry Seldis, and writings by Stephen Longstreet on the Functionalist West movement.
Materials are arranged by author and title.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Writings by Feitelson
[Art and Economics], 1950
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Art Feeds on Art, circa 1940s-1950s
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The Artist and His World Today, circa 1940s-1960s
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Artist Statements, circa 1940s-1970s
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[Bernyce Polifka], 1964
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Feitelson on Art (Drawing), 1963
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Harry Carmean, 1954
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[From Jale's Manuscript], circa 1970s
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[Joseph Schwartz], 1965
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Kinetic Period, 1970
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[Letter to the Editor], 1945
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Letters of Recommendation, 1968-1970
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Magical Space Forms, 1950s-1960s
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Neo-Classicism, 1970
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New Comers, 1967
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[Notebook], 1970s
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[Notes], 1962
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[On Arthur Millier], 1972
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[On Color], circa 1950s
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[On El Greco], circa 1930s-1940s
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[On June 21, 1964], circa 1960s
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[On Kineticism], 1957
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[On Mirabilia], 1951
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[On Teaching], circa 1940s-1950s
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[On Titles], 1950s
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Permanence and Change in Art, circa 1950s-1960s
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Permanence and Change in Art, circa 1950s-1960s
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Permanence and Change in Art, circa 1950s-1960s
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Postsurrealism, 1970
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Writings by Lundeberg
Artist Statements, circa 1950s-1970s
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Gray Interior II, 1979
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History of Southern California, circa 1938-1942
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Letters of Recommendation, 1968, 1980, 1983
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Making a Petrochrome Mural, circa 1930s-1940s
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Night Thoughts, 1981
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[Notes on Themes and Images], 1983
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[On Chekhov], circa 1930s-1940s
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[On Feitelson and Lundeberg Paintings], circa 1980s
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[On Howard Putzel], 1983
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[On Odilon Redon], circa 1980s
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[On Seascape], circa 1960s-1970s
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[On The Mirror], circa 1960s-1970s
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[On Waterways and Planet], 1970
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Poetry, circa 1930s-1950s
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Writings by Others
Abstract Classicism, 1988
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[Biographical Sketch of Karl Benjamin], circa 1959
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[Biographical Sketch of John McLaughlin], circa late 1950s
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[Biographical Sketch of Knud Merrild], circa 1960s
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[On Lorser Feitelson], 1962
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Boles, Tom, "Helen Lundeberg: American Painter", 1987
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Boles, Tom, Poetry, 1981
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Butterfield, Jan, "Helen Lundeberg: A Poetess Among Painters", 1980s
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Clothier, Peter, [On Helen Lundeberg] , 1985
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Danes, Gibson, [On Lorser Feitelson] , 1890 - 2002
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Fitzsimmons, James, [On Lorser Feitelson], 1968
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Harwood, June, "Lorser Feitelson 1898-1978", 1978
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Heyerdahl, Reidun, "Helen Lundeberg", 1980s
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Hopkins, Henry, [On Lorser Feitelson], 1962
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Langsner, Jules [?], [Abstract Classicism], circa 1959
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Langsner, Jules, "Alchemy of the Symbol", 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Approaching Modern Art" (1 of 6), circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Approaching Modern Art" (2 of 6), circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Approaching Modern Art" (3 of 6), circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Approaching Modern Art" (4 of 6), circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Approaching Modern Art" (5 of 6), circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Approaching Modern Art" (6 of 6), circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Art Of Living With Art", circa 1950s
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Langsner, Jules, "Conceptual Problems of Contemporary Painting", circa 1940s-1950s
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Langsner, Jules, "Landscapes of the Mind", circa 1940s-1950s
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Langsner, Jules, "Lorser Feitelson", 1952
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Langsner, Jules, [Notes], circa 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [Notes on Art and Artists], circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [Notes on Art and Artists], circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [Notes on Art History], circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [Notes on Art History], circa 1940s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [Notes on Lorser Feitelson], circa 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [On Art and Science], circa 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [On Art Criticism], circa 1950s
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Langsner, Jules, [On Creating and Looking At Art], circa 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, [On Kiki Sammarcelli], 1958
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Langsner, Jules, [On Lorser Feitelson], 1956
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Langsner, Jules, [On William Millarc], circa 1950s
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Langsner, Jules, "Permanence and Change In the Art of Lorser Feitelson", circa 1950s
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Langsner, Jules, "Search For Visual Symbols", circa 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Sense of Painting", circa 1950s-1960s
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Langsner, Jules, "Some Reflections on Light", 1951
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Langsner, Jules, "Variations On a Stone", 1961
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Langsner, Jules, "You and Modern Art" (1 of 3), 1954
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Langsner, Jules, "You and Modern Art" (2 of 3), 1954
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Langsner, Jules, "You and Modern Art" (3 of 3), 1954
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Longstreet, Stephen [?], "Functionalists West" (1 of 2), circa 1952
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Longstreet, Stephen [?], "Functionalists West" (2 of 2), circa 1952
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Longstreet, Stephen, "Functionalists West Manifesto", circa 1954
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Longstreet, Stephen, "Lorser Feitelson, Painter", 1952
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McLean, Mrs., [Notes on Feitelson Lecture], 1930-1933
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McCoy, Esther, "My Midsummer in the Museum of Modern Art", circa 1940s
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McCoy, Esther, "Outward Journey", circa 1947
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Michaud, Michael, Interview with Helen Lundeberg, 1993
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[On Lorser Feitelson] by Arthur Millier, circa 1956
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Moran, Diane, "For Lorser", 1978
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Moran, Diane, "Helen Lundeberg", circa 1970s
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Moran, Diane, "Helen Lundeberg: Contemporary Intimiste", circa 1983
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Moran, Diane, "On Lorser Feitelson", 1976
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Moran, Diane, "Post-Surrealism", 1978
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Proust, Marcel, [Writings by Proust Written Out by Helen Lundeberg], circa 1950s
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Rex, Robert E., "Lorser Feitelson: 20th Century American Artist", 1967
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Ross, Kenneth, "Lorser Feitelson" [Introduction] , 1972
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[Script For Hall of Records Mural Dedication], 1939
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Seldis, Henry, [Forward], 1972
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Seldis, Henry, Interview With Lorser Feitelson, 1969
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Seldis, Henry, "Lorser Feitelson", 1970
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Helen's Paintings by Marie Senese, circa 1980s
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Sheets, Millard, [On Lorser Feitelson] , 1956
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Various, Poems in the Gallery, 1979
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Wingo, Michael, [On Lorser Feitelson], 1989
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Young, Robert B., "Off La Cienga", 1972
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