By Merry A. Foresta
Tucked away one of the letters, diaries, and different ephemera within the Smithsonian's files lies a trove of hardly obvious snapshots of a few of the 20th century's so much celebrated artists. not like the widespread reliable pix and genius-at-work photographs, those humble snaps trap artistic giants with their shield down, within the second, residing lifestyles.
Pablo Picasso stands proudly on a balcony with younger daughter Maya—a tiny, meticulously inked annotation penned via an unknown hand broadcasts that "he's a great deal in love." Jackson Pollock morosely carves a turkey whereas his mom, Stella, and spouse, Lee Krasner, glance on. a tender Andy Warhol clowns for the digital camera with university buddy Philip Pearlstein, and in a later shot extra heavily resembles his famously enigmatic public self at a gallery establishing with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
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Hanbury must have had a way of charming famously diﬃcult people. Though she would not move permanently to Santa Fe until 1970 and most likely had not previously known America’s most famous—and most notoriously reclusive—woman artist, the relaxed pose of the sitter and the casual attire of the sculptor depicted in this photo suggest an afternoon spent on the patio in easy conversation between two old friends. Whatever transpired, the result was a cast bronze portrait bust of Georgia O’Keeﬀe (1887–1986) now in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
1840 – 1993 57 S ocial, engaging, and extroverted, Prentiss Taylor (1907–91) was a lithographer, painter, and teacher. He studied painting with Charles W. Hawthorne at his Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts, but his talents were mostly realized as a printmaker. By the mid-1920s, the time period covered by Taylor’s snapshot albums, the “oldest and most picturesque hamlet on the New England Coast” (as Provincetown was described by Hawthorne’s school brochure) had become a magnet for young artists, writers, and musicians, some coming for the summer season, others moving to the Cape permanently.
Kuhn was soon to embark on several months of European travel in pursuit of works for an enormous upcoming show of contemporary art, the International Exhibition of Modern Art. Kuhn and his associates, Arthur B. Davies and Walter Pach in particular, had a big ambition: to expose New Yorkers—artists and nonartists alike—to the most avant-garde art to be found in Europe. The exhibition, which was on view from February 17 to March 15, 1913, and has become known as the Armory Show, was the ﬁrst international exhibition of modern art in the United States.
Artists Unframed: Snapshots from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art by Merry A. Foresta