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Whitney Museum of American Art



  • Existence: 1931-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce Buttfield renderings and photographs

Identifier: KA-0007-01

Interior decorator Bruce Buttfield (1897-1969) made his mark in the 1930s by creating distinctive furniture and rooms. In 1931, he designed the interior of the original Whitney Museum building on Eighth Street in New York City. The collection includes photographs and color renderings of Buttfield interiors.

Dates: circa 1930s - 1950s

Press clippings 14, 1936-1937

 File — Multiple Containers
Subjects include: Emilo Amero (Mexican-born artist, New School instructor)Artists’ Union (established in New York City in 1934. Advocated for more positions within the Works Progress Administration-Federal Art Project (WPA/FAP), better pay and working conditions): meetings held at New SchoolJoseph Blumenthal (American typographer, bookmaker, co-founder of the Spiral Press, New School instructor)Aaron Copland (American composer, New School instructor)...
Dates: 1936-1937