Hyman Bloom Bibliography

Compiled by Kimberly Lamm

© 2002, National Academy of Design.
Reproduced with permission

 

Archives

  • R. Kirk Askew Papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Hyman Bloom Papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Hyman Bloom, Artist File. Harvard University Archives, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • ————. Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • ————. New York Public Library, New York.
  • ————. Wellesley College Archives, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
  • ————. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
  • Terry Dintenfass. Oral history interview by Paul Cummings, 2 December 1974-13 January 1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • John Davis Hatch. Interview by H. Wade White, 8 June 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Lawrence Kupferman Papers. Beggar’s Bread manuscript, 1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Jack Levine Papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Dorothy C. Miller. Oral history interview by Paul Cummings, 26 May 1970-28 September 1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Dorothy C. Miller Papers. Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.
  • Boris Mirski. Interview by Robert F. Brown, 19 June 1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Public Information Scrapbooks. Americans 1942—18 Artists from 9 States. Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.
  • Swetzoff, Hyman. “Hyman Bloom: The Attainment of a State of Being,” c. 1946. Copy in Hyman Bloom Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Harold K. Zimrnerman Papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

 Books &  Dissertations

  • Amishai-Maisels, Ziva. Depiction and Interpretation: The Influence of the Holocaust on the Visual Arts. New York; Pergamon Press, 1993.
  • Baigell, Matthew. Jewish American Artists and the Holocaust. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1997.
  • Baur, John I.H., ed. New Art in America: Fifty Painters of the 20th Century. Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society in cooperation with Praeger, New York, 1957.
  • Bookbinder, Judith A. “Figurative Expressionism in Boston and Its Germanic Cultural Affinities: An Alternative Modernist Discourse on Art and Identity.” Ph.D. diss., Boston University, 1998.
  • Chaet, Bernard. Artists at Work. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Webb Books, 1960.
  • Dissent: The Issue of Modern Art in Boston. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art; distributed by Northeastern University Press, 1985.
  • Edelman, Miriam. “Contemporary Artists and Their Experimental Use of Historical Methods and Techniques.” Ed.D. diss., Teachers College, Columbia University, 1975.
  • Freedman, Henry. “Jack Levine: Painter and Protester.” Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1974.
  • Goldstein, Nathan. Figure Drawing: The Structure, Anatomy, and Expressive Design of Human Form. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1999.
  • Hess, Thomas. Abstract Painting: Background and American Phase. New York: Viking Press, 1951.
  • Hill, Edward. The Language of Drawing. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1966.
  • Kampf, Avram. Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century. New York: Jewish Museum, 1975.
  • Kootz, Samuel. New Frontiers in American Painting. New York: Hastings House, 1943.
  • Rodman, Selden. The Eye of Man: Form and Content in WesternPainting. New York: Devin-Adair, 1955.
  • Sadur, Sammie Schanker. “The Jewish Themes in the Modern Paintings of Jack Levine and Hyman Bloom: A Comparison,Contrast, and Exploration.” M.A. thesis, Tulane University, 1978.
  • Soby, James Thrall. Contemporary Painters. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1948.
  • Thompson, Dorothy Abbott. Origins of Boston Expressionism: The Artists’ Perspective. Lincoln, Massachusetts: De Cordova and Dana Museum and Park, 1986.
  • Wolff, Theodore F. The Many Masks of Modern An. Boston: The Christian Science Monitor, 1989.

Articles

  • “Fifty-Three Living American Artists.” Vogue, I February 1950.
  • “Hallucinogen’s Effect is Tested on an Artist.” Medical Tribune, 10 January 1966, 16.
  • “The Print Collector: Bloom and Landeck.” Art News 50 (September 1951): 11.
  • “The Synagogue.” Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art 12, 4 (1945): 1,14.
  • “A Tribute to Denman Ross, Oriental Scholar.” Art Digest 10 (15 January 1936): 27.
  • “Two Currents.” Time, 26 April 1954,88-90.
  • Ablow, Joseph. “Hyman Bloom and the Uses of the Past.” New Boston Review (Spring 1976): 9-10.
  • Adlow, Dorothy. “United Modern Art in Boston.” Art Panorama (22 January-24 February 1945): 5-6.
  • Cahill, Holger. “Artists in War and Peace.” The Studio 130,628 (July 1945): 1-15.
  • Carmichael, Gregory. “The Easel, Art in America: No.l, Boston.” Tricolor 3 (July-August 1945): 52-59.
  • Chaet, Bernard. “The Boston Expressionist School: A Painter’s Recollections of the Forties.” Archives of American An Journal 20,1 (1980): 25-30.
  • ————. “Drawing Techniques: Interview with Hyman Bloom.” Arts (March 1958): 66-67.
  • Cotter, Holland. “Metaphor and Representation.” Art in America 79, 2 (February 1991): 138-141, 161.
  • de Kooning, Elaine. “Hyman Bloom Paints a Picture.” Art News 48 (January 1950): 30-33, 56-57.
  • Forbes, Edward Aldo. “Denman Waldo Ross.” Harvard Alumni Bulletin (4 October 1935): 55-57.
  • ————. “Denman Waldo Ross.” Bulletin of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University 5,1 (November 1935): 2-6.
  • Freedberg, Sydney. “Hyman Bloom: The Career to Date of a Major Modern Painter.” Perspectives 6 (Winter 1954): 45-54.
  • Goodrich, Lloyd. “American Painting and Sculpture, 1930-1959: The Moscow Exhibition.” College Art Journal 18,4 (Summer 1959): 288-301.
  • Halasz, Piri. “Figuration in the Forties: The Other Expressionism.” Art in America 70,11 (December 1982): 111-119,145, 147.
  • Hayes, Bartlett H. “The Naked Truth and Personal Vision.” American Artist (April 1953}: 46-48.
  • Kaufmann, Edgar Jr. “Hyman Bloom.”  Art in America 34, 3 (July 1946): 121-127.
  • Kramer, Hilton. “Bloom and Levine: The Hazards of Modern Painting. Two Jewish Artists from Boston.” Commentary 19,6 (June 1955): 583-587.
  • O’Doherty, Brian. “Hyman Bloom.” Art in America 49, 3 (1961):  45-17.
  • Peterson, Joan. “Tradition and Today in Boston.” Art in America 48, 1 (Spring 1960): 132,134.
  • Raynor, Vivien, and Sidney Tillman. “Jack Levine, Hyman Bloom.” Arts Magazine 37, 2 (November 1962): 42.
  • Swetzoff, Hyman. “Eight Drawings by Hyman Bloom.” The Massachusetts Review 3, 3 (Spring 1962): 543-554.
  • Tannenbaum, Libby. “Notes at Mid-Century.” Magazine of Art 43 (December 1950): 289-292.
  • Tarlow, Lois. “Alternative Space: Hyman Bloom.” Art New England 4, 4 (March 1983): 14-15.
  • Tonelli, Edith A. “The Avant-Garde in Boston: The Experiment of the WPA Federal Art Project.” Archives of American Art Journal 20, 1 (1980): 18-24.
  • Zerbe, Karl. “Expressionism and Symbolism.” Art Panorama (22 January-24 February 1945): 9-12.