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Department of Art Carrollton Collects exhibition files

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-0307

Scope and Contents note

Records related to "Carrollton Collects," an initiative of the West Georgia/State University of West Georgia Department of Art, begun in 1983, in which the department mounted an annual exhibition in the Department of Art Gallery of items belonging to local collectors.

Items include exhibition catalogs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, printed programs, memoranda, notes, lists, label drafts, and other records, dating from 1983 to 2003.

During that period, "Carrollton Collects" displayed work by the following artists (and others) owned by local collectors: George Armfield, W.H. Auden, John James Audubon, Milton Avery, Umetaro Azechi, Constance Baker, Jennifer Bartlett, Antoine Louis Barye, J.C. Bell, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton, William Blake, Georges Braque, Henry Charles Brewer, Artus Van Briggle, Alexander Calder, Ned Cartledge, Henry Casselli, Paul Cezanne, Marc Chagall, Chou Chen, Rome Childers, Shen Chou, Fu Chuan-Fu, Charles Walter Clewell, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, Honore-Victorin Daumier, Jack Davis, William de Kooning, Claude Debussy, Edward Diers, Lamar Dodd, Helen Dowd, Betty Bivins Edwards, Helen Frankenthaler, Fulper Pottery, Thomas Gainsborough, Vincenzo Gemito, Charles Dana Gibson, Grass Mountain Master, Michael Graves, Julian Harris, William Hogarth, David Hockney, Winslow Homer, Jennine Hough, Charles Dean "Bullet" Hyten, Robert Indiana, Albert Horstmeier, Jennine Hough, Peter Hurd, Robert Indiana, Lee-jan Jan, Paul Jenkins, Jasper Johns, Sally Wood Johnson, Carl Kauba, John D. Kehoe, Rockwell Kent, Charles Bird King, Kathe Kollwitz, David Kou, Lu Kun, Toyohara Kunichika, Ni Lai, Le Corbusier, Roy Lichtenstein, Jere Lykins, Edouard Manet, Lismonde, Charles Jasper McLaughlin, Meso-American artists, Konstantin Milonadis, Joan Miro, Henry Moore, Robert Motherwell, Kaiko Moti, Ed Moulthrop, Wolfgang Mozart, Gladys Nilsson, Wallace Nutting, Wilheim Ohm, Shiro Otani, Ch'i Pai-shih, Maxfield Parrish, Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray, Frederick Remington, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Auguste Rodin, James Rosenquist, Georges Rouault, George Segal, Ben Shahn, Kataro Shirayamadani, Chung Shou-jen, Jaques Sicard, Anna Frances Simpson, Theodoros Stamos, Igor Stravinsky, Wayne Thiebaud, Mark Tobey, Charles S. Todd, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Albert R. Valentien, Victor Vasarely, Giuseppe Verdi, Andy Warhol, Water Lily Stream, Anton von Webern, Weller Pottery, Ch'en Wen-hsi, Art Werger, Tom Wesselmann, Sir David Wilkie, E.M. Williams, Will Willner, Grant Wood, Utagawa Yoshimune, Yu Yu-jen.

Dates

  • 1983 - 2004

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical/Historical note

The Department of Art was established on July 1, 1974. When chair of the department Derrill Maxwell resigned from that position in 1979, Bruce Bobick, associate professor of art, became chair effective July 1, 1979. In 1983, Bobick and the Department of Art initiated "Carrollton Collects," an exhibit of works from private and public collections in the Carrollton area.

Extent

0.42 Linear feet (1 box)

Overview

Exhibition catalogs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, printed programs, memoranda, notes, lists, label drafts, and other records, dating from 1983 to 2003, related to "Carrollton Collects." This initiative of the West Georgia/State University of West Georgia Department of Art, begun in 1983, featured an annual exhibition in the Department of Art Gallery of works from local collectors.

Arrangement note

Files are arranged in chronological order.

Related Archival Materials note

Related collections within Ingram Library's Special Collections include:

Department of Art records UA-0005-0310

Department of Art exhibition files UA-0005-0309

Department of Art Bayeux Tapestry exhibition files UA-0005-0308
Title
Guide to the Department of Art Carrollton Collects Exhibition Files UA-0005-0307
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Catherine Hendricks
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States