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Commercial art -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Andrée Golbin papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0019-01
Summary After graduating from Parsons School of Design in 1943, Andrée Golbin (1923-2006) led a long career as a painter, graphic artist and illustrator. In addition to serving as art director for Mademoiselle magazine in the early 1950s, Golbin created artwork for a diverse roster of clients, including several modern dance companies, Henri Bendel, and American Cyanamid. The New School Archives holds examples of Golbin's drawings and completed projects in the form of...
Dates: 1947 - 1996

Bea Feitler papers

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Identifier: KA-0014-01
Abstract Bea Feitler (1938-1982) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1959 with a degree in Graphic Arts and Advertising. She went on to lead an illustrious career as a designer of books, magazines, posters, record album covers and more. Feitler served as art director for Harper's Bazaar and Ms. magazines; was consulting art director for Condé Nast, where she created the look for Self magazine; and...
Dates: 1920 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

Burton Schuman student work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0078-01
Abstract Completed by Burton Schuman while a student at Parsons School of Design in 1947-1948 for an advertising design class taught by Betty Carter, the collection includes sketches, illustrations and advertising designs.
Dates: 1947 - 1948

Dan Arje papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0001-01
Summary Dan Arje (1923-1993) was a designer and display director for Bonwit Teller. The collection is primarily comprised of albums containing photographs and news clippings about Arje's displays, as well as correspondence regarding his decorating work for the White House during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, including the decoration of the White House Christmas tree. Also present are materials Arje collected about Bonwit Teller and Tiffany's designer Gene Moore.
Dates: 1949 - 1981

Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations

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Identifier: KA-0086-01
Summary Esta Nesbitt (1918-1975), an instructor at Parsons School of Design from 1964 to 1974, created fashion illustrations for such publications as Harper's Bazaar, Mademoiselle, and the New York Times Magazine. Later in her career, Nesbitt employed innovative printing techniques as a children's book illustrator, created performance art pieces, and was one of the earliest to experiment with fine art...
Dates: 1944 - 1964

Harold Matossian graphic design work for Knoll

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Identifier: KA-0033-01
Abstract In 1979, Harold Matossian (Parsons School of Design, 1968) became director of the Knoll furniture company's graphics department, producing invitations, brochures, stationery, catalogs and other corporate literature for the company until 1994. The Kellen Design Archives holds finished examples of these graphics.
Dates: 1971 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1994

John Russo graphic design work

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0070
Abstract John Russo (1920-2012) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1942 and taught at the school from 1946 to 1985. The collection includes printed examples of Russo's whimsical graphics, including fliers, invitations, and posters.
Dates: 1955 - 1983

Juke Goodman fashion illustration collection

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Identifier: KA-0112
Summary A collection of eighteen 1940s and 1950s fashion and jewelry illustrations collected by art director Juke Goodman. Artists represented in the collection include René Robert Bouché, Burma Burris, Carl Erickson ("Eric"), Ruth Graftstrom, and Jacqueline Lindner. Goodman served as art director for Saks Fifth Avenue and was a visiting lecturer at Parsons School of Design.
Dates: 1940-1952, undated

Lea Hoyt papers and design work

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Identifier: KA-0027-01
Summary Lea Hoyt (1912-1998) received a degree in graphic design from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) in 1933, and went on to a six decade career as a graphic and textile designer. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, design drawings, photographs, and examples of Hoyt's work, represented by napkins and paper plates, among other items.
Dates: 1933 - 1998

Lorraine Fox offprints, transparencies, and tear sheets

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Identifier: KA-0015-01
Summary Lorraine Fox (1922-1976) began her career in commercial illustration in the 1940s. She went on to become one of the most celebrated female illustrators of the mid-20th century. The collection, which spans the final decade of Fox's life, includes print proofs, transparencies and tear sheets of album covers, magazine and book illustrations, greeting cards, and advertising materials, including a promotional packet for Haldol. Fox taught at Parsons School of Design from 1965 until shortly before...
Dates: 1964 - 1976