Art and history
Subject Source: FastScope Note: USED FOR: History and art
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Arthur Wesley Dow (1857-1922) was an artist and educator who was influenced by Japanese art and who in turn exerted a strong influence on American art in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, especially in the development of the Arts and Crafts Movement. He taught at Pratt Institute from 1895 until 1903. The collection consists of several articles about or relevant to him, and a small amount of business correspondence by and about him.
Dates: 1895 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1904
Abstract The Eva Zeisel Papers were donated to Pratt Institute in several accessions in 2016 and 2018 by Zeisel's daughter, Jean Richards. This collection documents Eva Zeisel's experience as a professor of Industrial Design in the School of Art and Design from 1934-1959, as well as her career as a ceramic artist and designer before and after this period. Her role as a mentor and major influence on her students is evident in her correspondence with former students and her collection of student work....
Dates: 1939 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1954
Abstract The Joan Anderson Papers consist of the coursework and personal artwork of Joan D. (Anderson) Jones, who was a student in the School of Fine and Applied Arts in 1943 and 1944. Her coursework books demonstrate her education and reflect the foundation curriculum of the art school during the 1940s.
Dates: 1943 - 1944
Abstract The Department of Exhibitions has hosted art exhibitions in various locations on and off the Pratt Institute campus approximately since 1896. Records maintained in the course of the department’s activities include item checklists, photographs, press releases, flyers, and catalogs. The items in this collection range from 1896 to 2017 and are arranged by location.
Dates: 1896 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2003
Abstract Walter Scott Perry (1855-1934) was the first head of the Institute’s School of Fine and Applied Arts. His vision and views as an art educator provided direction for the growth of the art programs at Pratt during the school’s formative years. In addition to his work at the Institute, Perry lectured frequently on art, architecture, and sculpture, served as an associate editor at the Prang Educational Company, and wrote numerous articles and books on Egyptian art, art education in public schools,...
Dates: 1887 - 1934; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1923