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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1925-1988
Creator:
Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991
Extent: 1.1 linear feet (4 boxes)
Charles William Blum, Jr. (1925-1991), an artist known for magical realism, lived and worked in New York; San Miguel, Mexico; and Spain. His papers, dating from 1925 to 1988, document his personal life through letters, journals, photographs and memorabilia. In particular, Blum's papers cover numerous topics including his work as an artist; his relationships with Robert Davison and Salvatore Saraceno; his opinions on love, romance and homosexuality; expatriate life in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico; and his opinions on the literary, theatrical, and modern dance scenes of the 1950s.
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Charles Blum, Jr. papers
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Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 936
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.1 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1925-1988
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Charles William Blum, Jr. (1925-1991), an artist known for magical realism, lived and worked in New York; San Miguel, Mexico; and Spain. His papers, dating from 1925 to 1988, document his personal life through letters, journals, photographs and memorabilia. In particular, Blum's papers cover numerous topics including his work as an artist; his relationships with Robert Davison and Salvatore Saraceno; his opinions on love, romance and homosexuality; expatriate life in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico; and his opinions on the literary, theatrical, and modern dance scenes of the 1950s.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991 Blum, Charles William, Jr., 1925-1991 Davison, Robert, b. 1922 Saraceno, Salvatore, b. circa 1931
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Correspondence Journals (accounts) Negatives (photographic) Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1968-2016
Creator:
Winigrad, Etta, 1936-
Extent: 4 linear feet (11 boxes)
Etta Winigrad (1936- ) is a Philadelphia-based sculptor who works primarily in clay and mixed media. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts from the University Pennsylvania in 1958, and completed postgraduate study at Moore College and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1976. Winigrad's figurative ceramic sculpture combines realistic and fantastical elements, animal-like figures, and humor. This collection, which focuses on Winigrad's life and work as an active artist, includes correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, exhibition records, photographs, and negatives. Each of Winigrad's sculptural works is represented in a number of slides, which comprise the bulk of this collection.
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Etta Winigrad papers
creator
Winigrad, Etta, 1936-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1273
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1968-2016
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Etta Winigrad (1936- ) is a Philadelphia-based sculptor who works primarily in clay and mixed media. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts from the University Pennsylvania in 1958, and completed postgraduate study at Moore College and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1976. Winigrad's figurative ceramic sculpture combines realistic and fantastical elements, animal-like figures, and humor. This collection, which focuses on Winigrad's life and work as an active artist, includes correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, exhibition records, photographs, and negatives. Each of Winigrad's sculptural works is represented in a number of slides, which comprise the bulk of this collection.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Winigrad, Etta, 1936- Winigrad, Etta, 1936-
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Color slides Correspondence Exhibition records Photographs Sketchbooks Sketches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1972-2013
Creator:
Moore, Graeme, Collector
Extent: 8 linear feet (10 boxes)
Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, artist, and landscape and garden designer, best known for his prints and pamphlets and his iconic garden Little Sparta, a collaboration with his second wife, Sue MacDonald-Lockhart. Graeme Moore is an English landscape and garden designer and critic, and former head gardener of Little Sparta. This collection contains material collected by Graeme Moore related to his relationship with Ian Hamilton Finlay and Finlay's work.
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Graeme Moore collection of Ian Hamilton Finlay material
creator
Moore, Graeme, Collector
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1386
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 linear feet (10 boxes)
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1972-2013
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Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, artist, and landscape and garden designer, best known for his prints and pamphlets and his iconic garden Little Sparta, a collaboration with his second wife, Sue MacDonald-Lockhart. Graeme Moore is an English landscape and garden designer and critic, and former head gardener of Little Sparta. This collection contains material collected by Graeme Moore related to his relationship with Ian Hamilton Finlay and Finlay's work.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Moore, Graeme Finlay, Ian Hamilton, 1925-2006 Little Sparta (Dunsyre, Scotland).
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Artifacts (object genre) Audiovisual materials Correspondence Photographs Publications (documents) Scrapbooks Slides (photographs)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1963-2007
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
Extent: 109 linear feet (283 containers)
The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a University of Pennsylvania museum displaying contemporary art. This portion of the collection documents the exhibition files of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1963 to 2000.
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Institute of Contemporary Art records
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University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 777
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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109 linear feet (283 containers)
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1963-2007
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The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a University of Pennsylvania museum displaying contemporary art. This portion of the collection documents the exhibition files of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1963 to 2000.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Exhibition catalogs Exhibition records Photographs Press releases
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1902-2014
(Bulk: 1951-1967)
Creator:
Brewton, James, 1930-1967
Extent: 2 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
James Edward Brewton (1930-1967) was an American painter and printmaker who attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and exhibited works in Philadelphia and in Denmark. Brewton's early works are said to be expressionist and his later works incorporate graffiti and the influences of "pataphysics." His life was cut short by suicide at the age of 37. The collection is arranged in four series: I. Personal material; II. Artworks; III. Books and audiovisual materials; and IV. Artifacts and memorabilia.
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James Brewton papers
creator
Brewton, James, 1930-1967
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1125
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
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1902-2014
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1951-1967
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James Edward Brewton (1930-1967) was an American painter and printmaker who attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and exhibited works in Philadelphia and in Denmark. Brewton's early works are said to be expressionist and his later works incorporate graffiti and the influences of "pataphysics." His life was cut short by suicide at the age of 37. The collection is arranged in four series: I. Personal material; II. Artworks; III. Books and audiovisual materials; and IV. Artifacts and memorabilia.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1950s 1960s
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English
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Brewton, James, 1930-1967 Brewton, James, 1930-1967 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Schilling, Emily Brewton United States. Marine Corps.
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Amateur films Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Collages Exhibition catalogs Notebooks Paintings (visual works) Photographs Prints (visual works) Sketchbooks Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1980-2011
Creator:
Luber, Gilbert, -1999
Luber, Shirley
Extent: 0.5 linear foot ((1 box))
Gilbert Luber (1918-1999) and his wife Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980 to 2000. They also founded and ran the Japan Group II, an interest group relating to the arts and culture of Japan. This collection documents the administration of the Japan Group II and includes records relating to event planning, financial planning, group chronology, legal records, meeting minutes, member obituaries, membership lists, newsletters, notices and group correspondence, and photographs.
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Luber collection of Japan Group II material
creator
Luber, Gilbert, -1999 Luber, Shirley
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1326
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear foot ((1 box))
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1980-2011
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Gilbert Luber (1918-1999) and his wife Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980 to 2000. They also founded and ran the Japan Group II, an interest group relating to the arts and culture of Japan. This collection documents the administration of the Japan Group II and includes records relating to event planning, financial planning, group chronology, legal records, meeting minutes, member obituaries, membership lists, newsletters, notices and group correspondence, and photographs.
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1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Luber, Gilbert, -1999 Luber, Shirley Japan Group II.
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Financial records Legal documents Membership lists Newsletters Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1969-2002
Creator:
Painted Bride Art Center.
Extent: 223 boxes
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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Painted Bride Art Center records
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Painted Bride Art Center.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 516
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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223 boxes
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1969-2002
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The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Painted Bride Art Center.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Photographs Sound recordings Video cassettes
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