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William Anthony papers, 1956-2003

William Anthony papers, 1956-2003

Anthony, William Graham, 1934-


Collection Information

Size: 1.5 linear ft.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Anthony (1934- ) is a painter from New York, N.Y. Author of "Bill Anthony's Greatest Hits", 1977 and "New Approach to Figure Drawing", 1967


Miscellaneous photocopied materials on reel 1094 were lent for filming in 1976 and subsequently donated 1977 by William Graham Anthony, and disposed of after filming. He donated additional papers in 2001- 2003 which were microfilmed in 2004.

Scope and Contents

Biographical material, works of art, correspondence, exhibition material, and printed material.

REEL 1094: Files containing a complete catalog of Anthony's work, 1957-April 1976, including reproductions of paintings; reviews of exhibitions; a transcript of an interview and background notes; correspondence include Charles Carpenter, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Carl Little, Joe Masheck, Robert Rosenblum, David Ross, Barry Schwabsky, Leo Steinberg, and others; 1961-1975; and photographs of Anthony. All material on reel 1094 are photocopies; originals disposed of.

REELS 5875-5877: Scattered biographical materials; correspondence files; exhibition files; original art work; files of reproductions of his art work; a file for his book, "A New Approach to Figure Drawing"; clippings; photographs; an audio cassette recorded lecture and announcements of Anthony's slide talks.

Microfilm reels 1094 and 5875-5877 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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