List of illustrations

  • Moon Goddess
  • Moon Goddess I
  • Moon Goddess II
  • Moon Goddess
  • Moving-Static-Moving Figure
  • Black Majesty
  • Atelier 17 party at the home of Karl and Ilse Schrag, New York
  • Sonnenschein Umbrella Company
  • Bottles
  • New York Telephone and Telegraph
  • Embarkation
  • Coquillages
  • Untitled
  • Portraits
  • Untitled
  • Hope Springs Eternal/Bargain Basement
  • Painting #1
  • Mnemosyne
  • Atelier 17 (The advanced group works together)
  • Ruth Cyril at Atelier 17 on East Eighth Street
  • Ellen Abbey Countey, Enrique Zañartu, and Fred Becker working in Atelier 17's New School classroom
  • Interior of Atelier 17 at the New School
  • The Intaglio Printers
  • Edward Countey at Atelier 17
  • Atelier 17 (Examining the proof)
  • Érotique voilée
  • Obelisque
  • Jan Gelb printing
  • Charm cover
  • Atelier 17 (Frannie engraves a copper plate)
  • Royalty No. 2
  • The Magic Garden
  • Advertisement for Delta Brush Manufacturing Corporation
  • Enlargement of the Print of a Burin Line
  • The World of Amelia Shade
  • Worden Day in her studio in New Jersey
  • He Disappeared into Complete Silence (plate 6)
  • Installation view of Louise Bourgeois: Sculptures at Peridot Gallery, New York
  • My Life on the Farm
  • Copper plate for Ancestors
  • Ancestors
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Abstraction
  • Combat
  • Improbable Hound
  • Way thru the Woods
  • Cock
  • Hen
  • Collage for Hen
  • Angels Wrestling
  • The Visitor
  • The Spiders
  • In the Meadow
  • Collage #27 (The Flower)
  • Number 319
  • Artist with Family
  • String Composition #63
  • The Sailor's Dream
  • Collage for Sailor's Dream
  • Anonymous Was a Woman IV
  • Majesty
  • Squid under Pier
  • Indicative Displacement
  • Meanderthal Roturns
  • Kinfolk from Chinquapin Hollow
  • The Burning Bush
  • Connoisseurs of Prints
  • Abstract Expression
  • Abstract Expression
  • Abstract Expression
  • Bird Machine
  • Arrival
  • Prêle
  • Slipstream
  • Labyrinth
  • Jungle Figures III
  • XXXIV
  • Lancelot and Guinevere
  • Tides of the City
  • Men Seldom Make Passes
  • Installation view of Worden Day's The Burning Bush (third from left of support beam) as seen in the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition of 14 Painter-Printmakers (1955–56)
  • Installation photograph of the opening night of the Brooklyn Museum's Tenth National Print Annual Exhibition
  • Prima Vera
  • Marginal Peripheries
  • Interference of Closed Forms
  • Anne Ryan's woodcuts in Milgrim's Department Store window
  • Fantasia
  • The Sorceress
  • Tears
  • Whatever
  • Flight to Tomorrow
  • The Wine Glass
  • Deep Sound
  • Hyaline Pavane
  • 14 Painter-Printmakers party
  • Bertha Schaefer and Will Barnet (left) at the 14 Painter-Printmakers exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum
  • Burst of '29
  • 9 Triangles
  • Ruth Leaf printmaking studio
  • Jan Gelb and Minna Citron in Provincetown, Massachusetts
  • Some Living American Women Artists
  • University of Iowa printmaking studios
  • Gathering at apartment of Dorothy Dehner (left), with Worden Day (center) and Lily Ente (right)
  • Sue Fuller
  • Scattered Journey
  • Moon Night
  • Angel of the Annunciation
  • City Counterpoint
  • Figures in a Garden
  • Playing with an Idea (with Stanley William Hayter)
  • Untitled
  • Trees
  • Venus
  • Abstraction
  • Tailspin
  • Composition 13
  • Gigantic Shell
  • Beachcombers
  • With Abandon
  • Bouquet
  • Untitled
  • Night Wind
  • Battle against Death
  • The Table–Study No. 5
  • Untitled
  • Heavy Bird
  • Untitled portrait
  • Plant
  • Untitled
  • Impossible from Maria
  • Turning Forms
  • Crystalline Head
  • Figure in Space
  • Ecstatic Dance
  • The Last Judgment
  • Luna Composition No. 3, City
  • On Such a Night
  • Wind, Bird, and Other Northern Fauna
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While in residence at Atelier 17, the avant-garde workshop located in New York from 1940 to 1955, Louise Nevelson (1899–1988) ruffled more than a few feathers with her unorthodox and expressive methods...
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In Sue Fuller’s prepared statement for the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center’s 1993 panel discussion about Atelier 17, she acknowledged the magnitude of Atelier 17 not only for her own personal development...
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Doris Seidler (1912–2010), a British expatriate who joined Atelier 17 shortly after settling in the United States, described the workshop’s East Eighth Street location...
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The occasion of Atelier 17’s reopening at the New School presented Stanley William Hayter with an opportune moment to broadcast the studio’s mission to an American audience unfamiliar with its history...
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In the June 1949 issue of The Tiger’s Eye, a short-lived postwar “little magazine,” eleven artists offered their personal motivations for making prints and discussed the position of the graphic arts at midcentury...
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Between the fall of 1951 and spring of 1952, Alice Trumbull Mason independently coordinated a traveling show of abstract etchings she produced at Atelier 17 in the mid-1940s...
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Atelier 17’s legacy is often measured by tracing Hayter’s influence through the dissemination of his pedagogy and its effects on artists and their practice of printmaking...
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~Methodology: This list, totaling ninety-seven names, was compiled using a variety of sources. Primary among them was the appendix in Joann Moser’s 1977 exhibition catalogue about Atelier 17 that incorporated the names of fifty-one women artists.When she was...
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Appendix B: Selected Artist Biographies
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Abbreviations
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~The photographers and the sources of visual material other than the owners indicated in the captions are as follows. Every effort has been made to supply complete and correct credits; if there are errors or omissions, please contact Yale University Press so that corrections can be made in any subsequent edition.
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