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|Genre/Form:||Works of art
Motion pictures (visual works)
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Seymour Lipton; Nathan Boxer; Albert Edward Elsen; Sam Hunter
|Description:||11.1 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 6 reels)|
Writings and lecture notes relating to art, 1941-1968 and undated; notes, and poems written in the late 1920's.
Correspondence (ca. 950 items); clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and two scrapbooks.
An undated statement about 20th century ideas of anatomical representation of the human figure by Seymour Lipton.
Biographical material, including resumes, biographies, awards, a will and passports; letters, 1927-1985 (0.5 ft.) from Wayne Andersen, Kenneth Callahan, Joseph Campbell, Herman Cherry, Katharine Kuh, Albert and Vera List, Eleanor Ward, Philip Guston, Sam Hunter, Albert Elsen, Robert Gwathmey, and museums, galleries, schools and foundations; business records, 1950-1985; 2 diaries and a journal, 1927 and undated and 1 diary of Lillian Lipton's, undated; art works, 1917-1928, including 8 paintings, 1 print, and 37 drawings; a medal designed by Lipton for Art in America, 1961; writings, 1927-1985 (2 ft.), including drafts and typescripts for "Beauty - the Invisible Bridge," many short essays on art and aesthetics and writings on Lipton by Fred Licht, Harry Rand, Sam Hunter and Roberta K. Tarbell; notes; interviews of Lipton, 1960-1968, conducted by Tal Streeter, Karlis Osis, Dorothy Seckler and Sevim Fesci; a book, "Art as Experience," by John Dewey, Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1934, heavily annotated by Lipton; and other printed material, 1927-1988 (3 ft.), including magazines, museum and gallery bulletins, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs; subject files, 1954-1984, containing letters, printed material, business records and writings on Lipton's films "Archangel" and "Sculpture by Lipton," the Jewish Museum, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, and the Mint Museum;
Also included are audio visual material, 1949-1972 (1 ft.), including two 16mm motion picture films "Archangel" and "Sculpture by Lipton," produced by Nathan Boxer; a 16mm film "Twin Pines Camp"; two 8mm film of Lipton's sons, 3 video tapes of Lipton in his studio and his family, 3 unidentified taped interviews, and 4 phonograph albums, including 1 of the Mike Wallace program and 3 entitled "Famous artists at work"; and photographs, slides and negatives (1.5 feet) of art works, portraits of Lipton, the Lipton family, Lipton in his studio, and Lipton with his art works. Also included is the book "Art As Experience," by John Dewey, (New York: Van Rees Press, 1934) heavily annotated by Lipton.