Art and history
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The Charles Goslin Papers consist of the personal and commercial illustration and graphic design work of Charles Laforest Goslin from 1958 to 1969, who was a professor of graphic design and illustration at Pratt Institute from 1966-2007.
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.
The Department of Exhibitions has hosted art exhibitions in various locations on and off the Pratt Institute campus approximately since 1896. The exhibitions primarily highlight work by students, faculty, and community members. 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 2023.