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Irwin Kremen Exhibition Catalogs


Irwin Kremen (1925- ), a native of Chicago, began his liberal education at Northwestern University in 1945, and in 1946 was admitted to study writing at Black Mountain College. After earning a bachelor's degree at the New School for Social Research, he moved into the field of clinical psychology, trained at Harvard University (PhD, 1961), and joined the faculty of Duke University in 1963. In 1966 Dr. Kremen began making the collages, constructions, and paintings that are comprised in the body of his work.This collection includes printed catalogs and exhibition brochures, many illustrated and some in color, which accompanied exhibitions of Dr. Kremen's work. It also contains autographed cover ... (more below)

Title

Irwin Kremen Exhibition Catalogs

Collection Number

PC.1824

Date(s)

1966 - 2000

Language

English

Physical Description
Genre/Physical Characteristic

Brochures

Genre/Physical Characteristic

Catalogues

Physical Description
Items
52.00
Abstract

Irwin Kremen (1925- ), a native of Chicago, began his liberal education at Northwestern University in 1945, and in 1946 was admitted to study writing at Black Mountain College. After earning a bachelor's degree at the New School for Social Research, he moved into the field of clinical psychology, trained at Harvard University (PhD, 1961), and joined the faculty of Duke University in 1963. In 1966 Dr. Kremen began making the collages, constructions, and paintings that are comprised in the body of his work.

This collection includes printed catalogs and exhibition brochures, many illustrated and some in color, which accompanied exhibitions of Dr. Kremen's work. It also contains autographed covers, associated materials, Barbara H. Kremen materials, and proof sheets.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Western Regional Archives.

Physical Location

WRA:5A02

Creator

Kremen, Irwin.

Repository

Western Regional Archives, State Archives of North Carolina


Arranged into series by subject matter or type of material. Series include: The Re'eh Series, 1985-1991; Autographed Exhibition Catalogs, 1966-2000; Autographed Covers, 1980-1998; Associated Material, 2000; Barbara H. Kremen Material, 1966-1985; Autographed Proof Sheets, 1996.


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by George Stevenson, January, 1995; March, 1998; July, 1999; December, 2001.

Encoded by Ashley Yandle, May, 2002; March, 2007.


Irwin Kremen (1925- ), a native of Chicago, commenced his liberal education at Northwestern University in 1945, and in 1946 was admitted to study writing at Black Mountain College. After taking his bachelor's degree at the New School for Social Research, he moved into the field of clinical psychology, trained at Harvard University (PhD, 1961), and joined the faculty of Duke University in 1963. In 1966 Dr. Kremen began making the collages, constructions, and paintings that are comprised in the body of his work.


[Identification of item], PC.1824, Irwin Kremen Exhibition Catalogs, State Archives of North Carolina, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, NC, USA.


Gift of Dr. Kremen, Dept. of Psychology, Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1980, 1985; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1997; 1998; 2001. During March-April, 2012, these records were moved from the State Archives building in Raleigh to the Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)  http://www.ncarchives.dcr.state.nc.us.

  1.  List of Black Mountain College collections at the State Archives of North Carolina.
  2. Black Mountain College Records, 1933-1956, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C.
  3.  Martin Duberman Collection, 1933-1980, PC 1678, State Archives of North CarolinaRaleigh, N.C.
  4.  North Carolina Museum of Art, Black Mountain College Research Project, 1933-1973, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C.

This collection of catalogs to accompany exhibitions of Dr. Kremen's work is divided into five groups. The first includes the un-autographed catalogs for  The Re'eh Series of collages memorializing the victims of the Holocaust, especially the Jews. The second group includes the autographed catalogs commencing with a 1978 exhibition of Dr. Kremen's collages. The third group includes autographed publications the covers of which are illustrated with one of Dr. Kremen's works. The fourth group includes works by Mrs. Kremen, and the fifth, oversized proof sheets illustrating his.


  • Kremen, Irwin.
  • Kremen, Barbara H.
  • Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
  • Art--Exhibitions--Catalogs.
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), and art.
  • Art
  • Catalogs
  • Collages (visual works)

26885  
The Re'eh Series by Irwin Kremen: A Special Showing

Scope and Content

Exhibition checklist in the form of an unillustrated brochure. Exhibition held at Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, Oct. 31 - Nov. 7, 1985.

26886  
The Re'eh Series [by] Irwin Kremen 1990, Wichita Art Museum.

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
Illus. (col.), fold-out illus. (col.), 3-10p.

Scope and Content

Exhibition held at Wichita Art Museum, Jan. 14 - Feb. 25, 1990.

26887  
Irwin Kremen: The Re'eh Series

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
Exhibition folder, illus. (b&w), with checklist.

Scope and Content

Exhibitions held at Ackland Art Museum, Univ. of N.C. at Chapel Hill, Sept. 22 - Nov. 24, 1991; and at Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Univ. of Texas at Austin, April 3 - May 10, 1992.

26888  
The Re'eh Series: Collages by Irwin Kremen in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, Durham, NC: c. 1987 , by Irwin Kremen.
1985 1987 1990

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
Illus. (col.), 6 pages.

Scope and Content

Essay and catalog for exhibition at Telfair Museum of Art, September 14 - November 18, 1999. Includes folding program for the comprehensive program of exhibitions, lectures, concerts, dances, readings, and events associated with the Museum's program,  "Witness and Legacy: Contemporary Art About the Holocaust".

Physical Description
Items
2.00

26889  
Collages by Irwin Kremen, pub. for National Collection of Fine Arts by the Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, .
1978

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
48p., illus. (col.)

26890  
Word and Collage, by Irwin Kremen, an Essay to Accompany the Exhibition: 53 Collages by Irwin Kremen, East Lansing, Mich.: Kresege Art Gallery
1979

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
[21]p., illus. (b&w)

26891  
Works and Ways: Irwin Kremen, Birmingham, Ala.: Birmingham Museum of Art
1981

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
31p., illus. (col.)

26892  
Collages by Irwin Kremen, 1976-1983. Pittsburg, Penn.: Carnegie Institute Museum of Art
1983

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
Folder. Illus. (col.)

26893  
The Black Mountain Connection: John Cage; Merce Cunningham; Irwin Kremen; and M. C. Richards. Tampa, Fla.: Tampa Museum of Art
1992

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
56p., illus. (col.)

26894  
SEE: Collages by Irwin Kremen. Designed and published by The Brooklyn Museum, Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
16p., ports., illus. (b&w)

Scope and Content

Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, March 15-May 14, 1985; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y., June 4-July 28, 1985; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 1985; Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, Nov. 10, 1985-Jan. 5, 1986.

26895  
In Plain View. The Collages of Irwin Kremen organized by J. Richard Gruber [and] William Heidrich, with an essay by Irwin Kremen by Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
1987

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
16p., illus., covers and fold-out (col.)

Scope and Content

Exhibition at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Sept. 27-Nov. 5, 1987.

26896  
per se: Collages & Other Works [by] Irwin Kremen, The University of Illinois at Chicago; 1988, illustrations and I & K: The Third Dialogue-a Reminiscence, by Irwin Kremen.
1988

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
16p., illus., port., bibliography.

Scope and Content

Exhibition at Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Feb. 17 --March 19, 1988.

26897  
The Reva K. Series & Other Works [by] Irwin Kremen by The Temple Gallery; and The Reva K. Series, 1988 by Irwin Kremen.
1988

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
16p. illus. (b&w), illus. cover (col.), port.

Scope and Content

Exhibition at the Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, May 13-June 11, 1988.

26898  
From the 2nd Decade: Collages by Irwin Kremen, 1979-1989</title>. ©, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art; and Out of the Cookie Box into the Frame c. 1989 by Irwin Kremen.
1989

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
11p., illus. (col.) on cover and p.7, port., inserted Sculpture Checklist.

Scope and Content

Exhibitions at Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 8-Nov. 26, 1989; Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, Jan. 14-Feb. 25, 1990; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C., May 5-July 15, 1990.

26899  
From the 2nd Decade: Sculptures by Irwin Kremen, 1979-1989 Wichita Art Museum, by Irwin Kremen.
1990 1988

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
folder, illus. (b&w)

Scope and Content

Exhibition at Wichita Art Museum, Jan. 14-Feb. 25, 1990.

26900  
The Art of Irwin Kremen, Introduction by Richard Shiff. [Durham]: Duke University Museum of Art, .
1990

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
26p. illus. (col. and b&w), port.

Scope and Content

Exhibitions at Duke University Museum of Art, Nov. 16-Dec. 30, 1990; Toyama Citizens' Plaza, Inc., Toyama, Japan, April 10-May 6, 1991.

26901  
[Brochure with Checklist (in Japanese) for the exhibition at Toyama, Japan, April 10-May 6, 1991.]

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
trifold, 8 1/2 x 33.

26902  
SEE: Collages by Irwin Kremen, Including the Re'eh Series

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
trifold, 11 x 15 1/2. illus. (b&w).

Scope and Content

Exhibition at Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 1985.

26903  
C#: Collage & Sculpture by Irwin Kremen, Organized by Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, N.C. [1966].

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
28p., illus. (col.), port. (b&w).

Scope and Content

Contains essays,  "Thirty Years of Play Against a Darker Ground: Notes on Irwin Kremen and His Art," by Tom Patterson;  "I & K: The Fourth Dialogue [for Barbara]," by Irwin Kremen. (Exhibitions at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, N.C., Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 1996; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dec. 10, 1996-Feb. 9, 1997; The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Ark., May 2-June 20, 1997; Contemporary Arts Center, Little Rock, Ark., May 2-June 20, 1997; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, La., Oct. 4-Nov. 16, 1997.) NOTE: printer's color proofs of catalog plates are double folio in size and are maintained separately in a flat file map case.

26904  
Brochure announcing exhibition at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Arts of C#: Collage and Sculpture by Irwin Kremen, including The Re'eh Series, Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 1996

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
1 sheet front and back

Scope and Content

Illus. with color reproduction of  "As Such."

26905  
Works, Vol.2, Issue 6 by Arkansas Art Center.
May/June 1997

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
7 p.

Scope and Content

Announcing forthcoming exhibition of  C#: Collage & Sculpture by Irwin Kremen, May 2-June 20, 1997.

26906  
Printed invitation to reception to celebrate exhibition of C#: Collage & Sculpture by Irwin Kremen at Arkansas Art Center
May 22, 1997

26907  
Folding brochures announcing forthcoming exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, including C#: Collage & Sculpture by Irwin Kremen Oct. 4-Nov. 16, 1997.

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 items
Physical Description
Items
2.00

26908  
Trifold catalog and card announcement for Metal Forms,an exhibition at the Central Carolina Bank Gallery in the Durham Arts Council Building to be open from Sept. 28-Oct. 27, 1997, which included as no.20 a work by Irwin Kremen and William Noland in steel, aluminum, and wood, Still [untitled]

26909  
Israel/North Carolina Culture Exchange: A Visitor's Guide. N.C. Department of Cultural Resources and Israel/North Carolina Cultural Exchange Task Force
1996

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
48p. illus. (col.)

Scope and Content

Exhibitions in the exchange included Irwin Kremen's The Re'eh Series on exhibition Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 1996, at the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro.

26910  
High C: Collages by Irwin Kremen, The Figure You & Clouds: Monotypes by Wendy Mark, ACA Galleries, New York [1998].

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
Small trifold. illus. (col.)
2 copies

Scope and Content

Invitation to opening reception for an exhibition to run from September 10 to October 3, 1998, at the ACA Galleries, 41 East 57th Street, New York. In addition to the autographed copy, there is a second copy mailed to the Archives by the gallery.

26911  
Seescape: Collages by Irwin Kremen. Materials relating to an exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art, October 24, 1998, to January 17, 1999.

Scope and Content

(a) Illustrated folder with biographical information, introductory statement by Irwin Kremen, and exhibition checklist; (b) small trifold mailer announcing forthcoming exhibitions at the Mississippi Museum of Art, including  Seescape; (c) November/December 1998 issue of the museum's newsletter,  Museum Matters, illustrated by a photograph of the collage  "Reclaim, 1969/1989/1993."

26912  
Autographed postcard announcing Spring Group Show, May 17-June 26, 1999 (including works by Irwin Kremen) from ACA Galleries, 41 East 57th Street, New York.

26913  
Michigan Avenue Galleries, Chicago Cultural Center. Illustrated trifold brochure on forthcoming exhibitions, including As Such: Collage and Sculpture by Irwin Kremen, 1975-2000, to be on exhibit from May 13 to July 9, 2000.

Scope and Content

Also included in the May 2000 issue of the Chicago Cultural Center's Calender of Events, as well as a xerox copy of a brief review of Dr. Kremen's work at the Chicago exhibition by Garrett Holg.

26914  
The Archive</title> (Duke University, Durham, N.C.), vol.99, no.2
1987?

Scope and Content

Cover illustrated with color reproduction of the collage entitled  "still i(x)" from the Reva K. Series.

26915  
America Illustrated [English title], no.285
August, 1980

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
illus. (part col.)

Scope and Content

Inside and outside back cover illustrated with collages by Irwin Kremen. Text in Russian.

26916  
The Eighteenth Annual Sam Ragan Fine Arts Awards, September 24, 1998, St. Andrew's Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina.

Scope and Content

(a) Invitation to the awards ceremony; (b) program for the awards ceremony.

26917  
"Life as a Collage," by Tom Patterson, in Duke Magazine (Vol.86, No.6)
September-October 2000

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
Pages 2-7. illus. (col.), port. (col.)

Scope and Content

Essay on Irwin Kremen and his art.

26918  
Northwestern University, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art. Sculpture at the Block Museum of Art [Evanston, Ill: 2000].

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
illus., 7 pages.

26919  
Out of [poems by] Barbara Kremen. Lucini, Italy: printed by Officina e'Arte Grafica, .
1966

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
66p.

Scope and Content

Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is no.9.

26920  
Tree Trove, by Barbara H. Kremen. Laurinburg, N.C.: Saint Andrew's Presbyterian College
1985

Scope and Content

Published in  Saint Andrew's Review, no.28 (1985), "Black Mountain Issue."

26921  
Original proof on white stock (printed in color) - first and second states on a single sheet, front and back, of Dr. Kremen's design for the cover of Vol.II, no.2, of The North Carolina Literary Review (Black Mountain College issue)

26922  
Corrected proof, in color, on printer's stock, of The North Carolina Literary Review (Black Mountain College issue)

26923  
Four sheets of white stock with color proofs printed on seven sides for the catalog to accompany the exhibition of C#: Collage & Sculpture by Irwin Kremen
1996