Folk art -- United States
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes research, contracts, correspondence, drafts, proofs, and other materials related to Helaine Fendleman's 1975 publication Tramp Art: An Itinerant's Folk Art and exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum, and to the 1999 publication Tramp Art: A Folk Art Phenomenon by Fendelman and Jonathan Taylor.
Gerald Kornblau was an authority on American folk art and a dealer who sold works to private and museum collections. This collection contains reference material on specific objects from the Kornblau Gallery, some of which eventually came to be in the collection of the American Folk Art Museum. Also included is reference material on American folk art painting and sculpture, including rare eighteenth-century manufacturer catalogs of weathervanes and decorative objects.
The John Byam Papers contain drafts of letters, notes, and drawings written by John Byam, mostly during the time he lived at the Hearthstone Home for Adults in Hobart, New York. The bulk of the materials is letters that Byam wrote to his extended family, which he usually copied over several times. Other material includes several composition books with Byam's notes, drawings, and lists in them.
John Gordon was a dealer of American folk art in New York from 1964 to 1980. This collection contains photographs of works owned or handled by Gordon during that period, as well as related correspondence, publicity, and publications.
This collection contains material related to Ralph Fasanella’s artistic career, his work in labor unions, and his personal interests. Much of the material is correspondence between Ralph Fasanella’s wife, Eva, and the various museums, collectors, unions, and other various individuals and institutions with which the Fasanellas worked closely.
Richard Gasperi is an American gallerist and self-taught art collector. The Richard Gasperi Papers include research files related to artists, as well as records about exhibitions and art fairs. These files include newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, and other print materials, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s.