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Painting, Modern -- History
Paul Burlin papers, 1915-1974.
Burlin, Paul, 1886-1969
Paul Burlin papers, 1915-1974.
6.2 linear ft. (on 8 microfilm reels)
reels 1543-1547, 1603, 2787, and 3948
35mm microfilm reels 1543-1547, 1603, 2787, and 3948 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Bio / His Notes:
Landscape, mural, and figure painter; New York, N.Y. Spent much time in the Southwest, particularly New Mexico.
Correspondence, writings, sketches, sketchbooks, printed material, financial material, photographs and interviews.
REELS 1543-1547: Correspondence with Stuart Davis, Stanley and Elise Kunitz, Hans Hofmann, Sam Jaffe, and others; letters from many major 20th century artists about a 1948 forum at the Museum of Modern Art; writings by and about Burlin, including some by Leo Stein and Stanley Kunitz; sketchbooks and sketches; address books; notebooks with sketches, exhibition and auction catalogs; lists of paintings; clippings; and miscellaneous printed materials.
REEL 1603: Ca. 700 photographs, including: photos of Burlin's work; personal photographs and snapshots of Burlin; Burlin with his family, friends, and students; and Burlin in his studio.
REEL 3948: Biographical material; correspondence; a manuscript by Burlin, "Where Will Amateurism in Art Lead Us?", 1960; business records, including contracts and wills; a sketch of the floorplan of a house; clippings; and exhibition announcements.
REEL 2787: Four speeches by Burlin: "Woodstock Art Conference Speech," "Society in Modern Art," "Talk at Baton Rouge, March 14, 1947, and Lafayette, March 15, 1949," and "Culture as a Hobby" (September 21, 1954, Union College convocation address, Schenectady, N.Y.).
UNMICROFILMED: Reel to reel tapes of an undated radio interview of Burlin and Louis Pomerantz, an interview conducted by Karl Fortess, July 14, 1967, (duplicate cassette tape in Karl Fortess collection), and other interviews of Burlin, 1965 and 1966. Also unfilmed are slides of Burlin's work.
Materials on reels 1543-1547 and 1603 and interviews donated 1974-1975 by Margaret T. Burlin, Burlin's widow. Materials on reels 2787 donated 1974 by Irving Sandler, Burlin's interviewer for AAA. Materials on reel 3948 donated 1984 by Syracuse University.
Microfilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm. Use of untranscribed tapes requires an appointment.
Landscape painting -- Southwestern States
Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006
Stein, Leo, 1872-1947
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966
Jaffe, Sam, 1893-1984
Asher, Elise, 1914-
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