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Art -- Study and teaching

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Allan Skriloff student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0114-01
Summary The collection consists of art and design work executed by furniture and interior designer Allan Skriloff during his studies in Parsons School of Design's Interior Design Department.
Dates: between 1963-1966

Anthony Pellino student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0104-01
Scope and Content of Collection The collection consists of examples of Anthony Pellino's student art and design work, the bulk of which was completed in 1983, in his first year at Parsons. The notes that appear throughout the collection guide were compiled from notes made by Pellino at the time that he donated his work to the New School Archives.
Dates: 1982 - 1986

Cleora Clark Wheeler student notebook and bookplates

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0061-01
Abstract Notes taken by Cleora Clark Wheeler during lectures given by Frank Alvah Parsons at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design), which Wheeler attended in 1912-1913. Also included is a set of bookplates, which was the focus of Wheeler's later career.
Dates: 1910 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1913

Daniel Lashen student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0053-01
Summary Interior design sketches and detail studies from Daniel Lashen's studies at Parsons School of Design in New York and in Italy. Lashen graduated from Parsons in 1950.
Dates: 1947 - 1950

Eugene Paul Ullman papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0042-01
Abstract Eugene Paul Ullman (1877-1953), was an American painter of landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Ullman studied and later taught with artist William Merritt Chase during the earliest years of the Chase School, predecessor school to what became Parsons School of Design. Ullman then moved from New York to Paris, where he briefly joined James Abbott McNeil Whistler's atelier and began receiving major awards for his work. The collection consists of artwork in the form of sketches and photographs...
Dates: circa 1880-2000

Frank Alvah Parsons correspondence and tribute by James Wilfrid Kerr

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0106-01
Summary The collection contains correspondence from Frank Alvah Parsons, president of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design), to alumni James Wilfrid Kerr and Rose Netzorg Kerr, in addition to a short manuscript written by James Wilfrid Kerr upon Parsons' death. The tribute relates Kerr's experiences as a World War One veteran studying art under Parsons' tutelage.
Dates: 1925 - 1930

Frank Alvah Parsons lectures on art and prints of period rooms

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0037-01
Summary Frank Alvah Parsons (1866-1930) began as an instructor at the New York School of Art in 1904. In 1911 he became director, renaming the school the New York School of Fine and Applied Art to reflect his reorientation of the institution's focus toward the practical design disciplines. The school was later renamed to honor Parsons' leadership. The collection is comprised of published editions of 21 of Parsons' lectures on art, and includes prints of period rooms he used to illustrate his lectures.
Dates: 1917 - 1922

Harry B. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0090-01
Abstract Harry B. Baker (1868-1941) was an illustrator who taught at the New York and Paris branches of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (which became Parsons School of Design) in the early 20th century. Before moving to New York, Baker traveled around the American West. He illustrated bar fights, cowboys, Native Americans, and street scenes. The collection includes photographs of Baker and his students, a letter from Frank Alvah Parsons, identity cards and papers, and illustrations by Baker,...
Dates: 1891 - 1946

Lesley Cadman records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-06-01
Scope and Content of Collection The Lesley Cadman records were created or received by Lesley Cadman during her term as vice dean of Parsons School of Design. Some records pre-date Cadman's arrival at Parsons.
Dates: 1976 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2001

Lyman Martin interior decoration work and papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0031-01
Summary Lyman Martin (1908-2003) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1939 and went to work for Thedlow, a prestigious interior decoration firm. After serving in World War II, Martin returned to Thedlow, where he created interiors, produced watercolor renderings, designed rugs and painted murals for clients. In 1969, Martin was appointed president of Thedlow and stayed until the company closed in 1979. The collection includes student work, renderings and drawings of interiors, sketches, an...
Dates: 1928 - 1992