Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1945-1985

Place of publication, production, or execution
United States
Physical Description
4.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The papers of New York photographer and filmmaker Hans Namuth measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1945 to 1985. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs taken by Namuth of New York artists. Also included are papers regarding Namuth's film about Alfred Stieglitz and other professional files.
Hans Namuth photographs and papers, 1945-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note
All Photographs by Hans Namuth: All requests for image reproductions are to be sent to: Hans Namuth Studio, attention: Peter Namuth, 68 Jane Street, #4-W, New York, N.Y. 10014.The Namuth Studio will provide all reproductions to researchers. For further information, call the Namuth Studio at #212-691-3220; e-mail: pnamuth@me.com
Related Materials
Also at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Hans Namuth, August 12-September 8, 1971. Additional Hans Namuth papers are located at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona.
Biography Note
Hans Namuth (1915-1990) was a German-American photographer and filmmaker who lived and worked in New York.
The collection was donated 1972-1985 by Hans Namuth.
Location Note
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Lives of American Artists
Record number
Namuth, Hans, 1915-1990
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)
Picasso, Pablo
Breuer, Marcel
Castelli, Leo
De Kooning, Willem
Rauschenberg, Robert
Stieglitz, Alfred
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
Copland, Aaron
Calder, Alexander
Boynton, Jack
Koch, Kenneth
Navaretta, Cynthia
Hartigan, Grace
Adams, Ansel Easton
Johns, Jasper
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster),
Karpel, Bernard
Shaw, Elizabeth Roberts
Wyeth, Andrew
Rothko, Mark
Norman, Dorothy
Newman, Arnold
Pollock, Jackson
Noguchi, Isamu
Krasner, Lee
Davis, Stuart
Hopper, Edward
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
Yale University.School of Art and Architecture
Exposition universelle et internationale
Art critics
Archives of American Art