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Finding Aid to the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum Collection of Hans Hofmann Papers, 1929-1976
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Series 1 Correspondence 1934-1973

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 1-2

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically and chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Includes outgoing and incoming letters.
Carton 1, Folder 1

Outgoing 1934-1966

Carton 1, Folder 2

Incoming 1960-1973

 

Series 2 Writings, Lectures, and Speeches 1931-1965

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 3-10

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscripts of writings, lectures and speeches by Hofmann.
Carton 1, Folder 3

Form und Farbe in der Gestaltung, (photocopy) 1931

Carton 1, Folder 4

Creation in Form and Color 1931

Carton 1, Folder 5

Lecture undated

Carton 1, Folder 6

A Printer's Primer 1933

Carton 1, Folder 7

Speech relating to abstract art 1941

Carton 1, Folder 8

Speech at Dartmouth 1962

Carton 1, Folder 9

The Painter and His Problems 1963

Carton 1, Folder 10

Writings 1951-1965

 

Series 3 Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements 1931-1976

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 11-50, 80; oversize folders 1 and 3

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains exhibition catalogs and announcements regarding exhibits of Hofmann's art at various galleries around the United States and the world, especially the Kootz Gallery in New York.
Carton 1, Folder 11

Haviland Hall 1931

Carton 1, Folder 12

Announcement 1944

Carton 1, Folder 13

67 Gallery announcement 1945

Carton 1, Folder 14

Kootz Gallery brochure 1949

Carton 1, Folder 15-21

Kootz Gallery announcements 1950-1955, 1962-1965

Carton 1, Folder 22

Art Alliance Bulletin 1956

Carton 1, Folder 23

Hans Hofmann: exhibit catalog by Frederic S. Wright; Whitney Museum of American Art 1957

Carton 1, Folder 24-25

Kootz Gallery announcements 1957-1958

Oversize Folder 1 A

Kootz Gallery announcements 1960

Carton 1, Folder 26-28

Kootz Gallery announcements 1961-1963

Carton 1, Folder 29

Checklist of works by Hans Hofmann and his students, Museum of Modern Art 1963-1964

Carton 1, Folder 30

Hans Hofmann: exhibit catalog by William C. Seitz; Museum of Modern Art 1963

Carton 1, Folder 31

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, exhibit catalog 1965

Carton 1, Folder 32

Recent Gifts and Loans of Paintings by Hans Hoffman, University of California, Berkeley exhibit catalog 1964

Oversize Folder 1 A

Recent Gifts and Loans of Paintings by Hans Hoffman, University of California, Berkeley exhibit announcement 1964

Carton 1, Folder 33

Kootz Gallery announcement 1964

Carton 1, Folder 34

Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas exhibit catalog 1964

Carton 1, Folder 35

Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna, Torino exhibit catalog 1965

Carton 1, Folder 36

Kootz Gallery announcement 1966

Carton 1, Folder 37

Stanford Art Museum exhibit catalog 1966

Carton 1, Folder 38

Selection 1966: The University Art Collections (Berkeley) 1967

Carton 1, Folder 39

Andre Emmerich Gallery announcement 1967

Carton 1, Folder 40

Selection 1967: The University Art Collections (Berkeley) 1967

Carton 1, Folder 41

Hans Hofmann Paintings exhibit catalog, La Jolla Museum of Art 1968

Carton 1, Folder 42

Honolulu Academy of Arts announcement 1968

Carton 1, Folder 43

Obelisk Gallery announcement 1969

Carton 1, Folder 44

Waddington Galleries announcements circa 1970

Carton 1, Folder 45

Andre Emmerich Gallery announcement 1971

Carton 1, Folder 46

The Renate Series, Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit catalog 1972

Carton 1, Folder 47

Andre Emmerich Gallery exhibit catalog 1972

Oversize Folder 1 A

Hans Hofmann, Derriere le miroir: no. 16, Jan. 1949 (Paris: Pierre a feu, Galerie Maeght) (re-edition) 1973

Carton 1, Folder 48

Hans Hofmann: 52 Works of Art of Paper / University Art Museum, Berkeley 1973-1974

Carton 1, Folder 49

Andre Emmerich Gallery announcements 1972-1974

Carton 1, Folder 50

Hans Hofmann: a Retrospective Exhibition by Walter Darby Barnard; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and The Hirshhorn Museum 1976

Carton 1, Folder 80

Other exhibition catalogs and announcements 1947-1964

Oversize Folder 3 A

Other exhibition catalogs and announcements 1949-1959

 

Series 4 Art Classes 1929-1941

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 51-56

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains information and notes on art classes taught by Hans Hofmann at various locations.
Carton 1, Folder 51

Summer course at St. Tropez 1929

Carton 1, Folder 52

Class drawing on charcoal, with interpretations by Hofmann undated

Carton 1, Folder 53

Notes taken during Hans Hofmann's class by Christina Lillian 1930-1931

Carton 1, Folder 54

Chouinard School of Art announcement of classes taught by Hans Hofmann 1931

Carton 1, Folder 55

Prospectus for Hofmann's Schule fur Bildende: Kunst, Munich 1933

Carton 1, Folder 56

Notes taken at Hofmann courses by Erle Loran 1940-1941

 

Series 5 University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum 1960-1974

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 57-65

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains information about the artwork donated by Hans Hofmann to the University of California, Berkeley.
Carton 1, Folder 57

Condition/restoration reports compiled by Thornton Rockwell 1974

Carton 1, Folder 58

Erle Loran's file concerning the Hofmann gift to the University of California 1960-1966

Carton 1, Folder 59

University Art Museum: Hans Hofmann wing dedication 1970

Carton 1, Folder 60

Hofmann wing undated

Carton 1, Folder 61

Hofmann students undated

Carton 1, Folder 62

Hofmann inquiries, users 1971-1974

Carton 1, Folder 63

Hans Hofmann archives: catalog notes by University Art Museum staff undated

Carton 1, Folder 64

Book orders for the archive undated

Carton 1, Folder 65

Notes and memoranda relating to the University Art Museum undated

 

Series 6 Clippings, Biographical Data and Other Writings About Hofmann 1963-1974

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 66-79

Arrangement

Arranged into three subseries: Papers written about Hofmann, Biographical Data, and Clippings.

Scope and Content Note

Contains papers and clippings about Hofmann and his artwork.
 

Subseries 6.1 Papers Written About Hofmann 1974

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 66-68

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains information about Hofmann.
Carton 1, Folder 66

Hans Hofmann: His Writings by Elaine Z. Gold 1974

Carton 1, Folder 67

Hofmann's Paintings of the Forties by Rex Moser 1974

Carton 1, Folder 68

Hans Hofmann and the New York School: First and Second Generations by Francine A. Koslow 1974

 

Subseries 6.2 Biographical Data 1968-1971

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 69-73

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains biographical information on Hans Hofmann by various authors.
Carton 1, Folder 69

Dayton Art Institute Bulletin 1970

Carton 1, Folder 70

Transcript of an interview with John Haley by Larry Dinnean circa 1971

Carton 1, Folder 71

The Structure of Color by Marcia Tucker 1971

Carton 1, Folder 72

Hans Hofmann: The Lively Leader / tear-sheet from San Diego 1968

Carton 1, Folder 73

A University Collects: the University of California, Berkeley 1968

 

Subseries 6.3 Clippings 1963-1974

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 74-79

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings about Hans Hofmann and his family as well as public relations material and about his exhibits.
Carton 1, Folder 74

Material relating to the Hofmann family 1963-1974

Carton 1, Folder 75

Public relations material 1963-1974

Carton 1, Folder 76

Erle Loran's public relations material 1963-1974

Carton 1, Folder 77

Newspaper clippings relating to the Museum of Modern Art exhibit 1963

Carton 1, Folder 78-79

About Hofmann 1963-1974

 

Series 7 Photographs 1930-1968

Physical Description: Box 1 and oversize folder 2

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of Hofmann, his artwork and of his students' artwork.
Oversize Folder 2 A

Hans Hofmann in his studio on Eighth Street, New York City, 1944 (copy of photograph by Wilfred Zogbaum) undated

Box 1, Folder 1

Christina Lillian photographs: taken during classes in Berkeley 1930-1931

Box 1, Folder 2-4

Various photographs 1930-1968

Box 1, Folder 5

Charter Day 1968

Box 1, Folder 6

Drawings undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Works undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Erle Loran photographs of Hans Hofmann's works 1930-1968

Box 1, Folder 9

Postcard reproductions of Hofmann's paintings 1930-1968

Box 1, Folder 10

Hofmann's students: photographs of their work 1931-1932