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Mary Frank papers, 1884-2017, bulk 1957-1990

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Series 6: Photographic Material , 1884-circa 2006
2.4 Linear feet
Box 2-3; OV 6-12

Photographic material document Frank's personal and professional life and how they often intertwined. Included are black and white photographs and a few slides and negatives of Frank's sculpture and paintings; Frank and family members at various stages of her life; and family photographs dating back to 1884 that belonged to her mother, Eleanore Lockspeiser, her aunt, Florence Weinstein, and her paternal grandfather, Gregory Weinstein. Photographs include views of pre-Columbian ruins in Mexico, of Frank's sculpture in outdoor settings, of people and landscapes she gathered as source material, and her travels in Italy with Red Grooms during the early 1960s. Many of the oversize photographs, and some of the smaller ones, were taken by known American photographers, including Robert Frank, Max Kozloff, Joel Meyerowitz, Ralph Gibson, and Edward Steichen. Numerous photographs of Frank's artwork were taken by these and other known photographers throughout her career and are found in the folders related to her artwork and studio. Additional photographers include Nancy Crampton, Ralph Gabriner, Jerry L. Thompson, William Suttle, John Cohen, Barbara Brodick, Suzanne Szasz, Wayne Miller, Leo Holub, Elsa Dorfmar, Paul Kolnik, John Gruen, and Robert Delpire.
Description Container Select
Artwork, color photos, circa 1980s-circa 2000s
2
17
Artwork, Painting and Sculpture, 1975-1990
2
18-21
Artwork, sculpture, circa 1957-1982
2
22-23
Artwork, Studio and Mary Frank in Studio, 1974-1987
2
24
First Opening at Poindexter Gallery, NYC, 1958
2
25
Personal; Artwork, Friends, Nature, Travel, circa 1960s-circa 2003
2
26
Personal, Brazilian Photographer Robert Delpire, circa 1960s
3
1
Personal, Eleanore and Edward, circa 1909-circa 1945
3
2
Personal, Eleanore's Photographs, 1933-1988
3
3
Personal, Family, circa 1933-circa 1982
3
5-8
Personal, Family and Studio, 1933-circa 1985
3
9
Personal, Florence Weinstein's Photographs, 1884-1957
3
10
Personal, Gregory Weinstein's photographs, circa 1909-circa 1985
3
11
Personal, Oversize Photograph taken by Edward Steichen for Andrea, circa 1960s
6
Personal, Oversize Photographs of Mary Frank and Artwork, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
7
Personal, Oversize Photograph of Mary Frank taken by John Gruen, 1996
8
Personal, Oversize Photographs of Mary Frank and Family taken by Joel Meyerowitz, circa 1950s
9
Personal, Oversize Photograph of Mary Frank taken by Leo Holub, 1984
10
Personal, Oversize Photographs of Mary Frank taken by Max Kozloff, circa 1970s
11
Personal, Oversize Photograph of Mary Frank taken by Ralph Gibson, circa 1970s
12
Personal, Photographs Given to Mary Frank, circa 1985
3
12
Personal, Photographs of Family Taken by Robert Frank, circa 1955-circa 1985
3
13
Personal, Photographs of Mary Frank, circa 1940s-circa 1980s
3
14-15
Personal, Photographs of Mary Frank and Nature, circa 1960s-1979, circa 2006
3
16
Personal, Photographs of Mary Frank's Children taken by John Cohen, 1957
3
17
Personal, Photographs of Mary Frank taken by Ralph Gabriner, 1981
3
18
Personal, Ruins in Mexico, circa 1940
3
19
Studio and Artwork, circa 1973-circa 1989
3
20
Studio, Artwork and People, circa 1976-circa 1984
3
21
Studio, Lake Hill, circa 1978
3
22
Studio; Lake Hill clay, bronze, plaster, rocks, circa 1979
3
23
Studio, Photographs taken by Jerry L. Thompson
3
24

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