Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Enumerations of items, usually arranged systematically, with descriptive details; may be in book or pamphlet form, on cards, or online. Catalogs are created according to specific and uniform principles of construction and usually under the control of an authority file.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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
Summary Consists of course catalogs with information about the policies, faculties and courses of Mannes School of Music. Collection includes a limited number of catalogs focused exclusively on the Extension Division, Preparatory Division, Summer School, and Jazz and Contemporary BFA Program, while most cover a broad range of courses.
Abstract Edward Wormley (1907-1995) is often cited as one of the top 20th century designers of American modernist furniture. Beginning at the Dunbar Furniture Company at the age of 23, Wormley eventually became sole designer for the company and maintained a partnership Dunbar for more than three decades. In the 1950s, many of his designs received Good Design designations at the annual Chicago Merchandise Mart/Museum of Modern Art exhibition. Wormley taught at Parsons School of Design between 1952 and...
Dates: circa 1908-1991
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
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
Summary The Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) was founded in 1962 by a group of New York City schoolteachers who sought to continue their intellectual development after retirement. The creation of courses and their delivery is entirely member run and depends upon members’ interests. New courses are offered each term. The collection consists mainly of printed matter, such as fliers, publications and course catalogs.
Dates: 1967 - 2012
Summary Named one of Architectural Digest’s top 100 designers in 1990 and 2002, Melvin Dwork (1922-2016) attended Parsons School of Design in the 1940s, and later served on the Parsons Advisory Committee. The collection (1930s through the 2000s) includes student work, slides, photographs, news clippings, press releases, brochures, showroom catalogs, personal correspondence and awards.
Dates: 1933 - 2012
Overview A small collection of menswear, sportswear and department store catalogs spanning the late 1960s into the mid-1970s.
Dates: 1967 - 1976
Summary The New School Art Center was established in the fall of 1960 with a donation from the Albert J. List Foundation, and remained in operation until around 1977. Directed throughout its existence by Paul Mocsanyi, the Center's programs reflected the New School's founding commitment to engage provocative subjects, using art to explore contemporary political and social issues. Mocsanyi's files also document the founding of the Collectors Institute, a membership organization for private collectors...
Dates: 1956 - 1975
Summary This collection consists of course catalogs from The New School, including continuing education courses, Eugene Lang College, the Dramatic Workshop of The New School, New School Art Workshops and the New School for Social Research, formerly known as the Graduate Faculty.
Dates: 1919 - 2017