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United Scenic Artists exam designs

United Scenic Artists exam designs, circa 1938-circa 1942.
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Box 1Still imageSupervised use *T-Vim 2011-256 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Still imageSupervised use *T-Vim 2011-256 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre


Additional Authors
  • Arno, Peter.
  • Ayers, Lemuel.
  • Colt, Alvin.
  • Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957.
  • Eckart, Jean.
  • Kerz, Leo.
  • Lisanby, Charles.
  • Messel, Oliver, 1904-1978.
  • Minnelli, Vincente.
  • Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988.
  • Polakov, Lester.
  • Sylbert, Richard.
  • Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-1992.
  • Thompson, Woodman.
  • Venza, Jac.
  • United Scenic Artists.
2 boxes (circa 63 drawings) : some col.; 60 x 39 cm. or smaller.
Original color and black and white set and costume designs, submitted by designers as membership requirements for United Scenic Artists.
  • Costume design drawings.
  • Set design drawings.
  • Several designs have "WT" (possibly Woodman Thompson's initials) written on them.
  • A number of the designs are on, or attached to, exam sheets.
  • There are several designs with illegible signatures.
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*T-Vim 2011-256
United Scenic Artists exam designs, circa 1938-circa 1942.
United Scenic Artists is a labor union and professional association of designers, artists and craftspeople. Founded in 1897 as the United Scenic Artists Association, it was organized to protect craft standards, working conditions and wages for the entertainment and decorative arts industries. United Scenic Artists' members must pass rigorous entrance examinations and work in film, theatre, opera, ballet, television, industrial shows, commercials, and exhibitions.
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Arno, Peter. Artist
Ayers, Lemuel. Artist
Colt, Alvin. Artist
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957. Artist
Eckart, Jean. Artist
Kerz, Leo. Artist
Lisanby, Charles. Artist
Messel, Oliver, 1904-1978. Artist
Minnelli, Vincente. Artist
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Artist
Polakov, Lester. Artist
Sylbert, Richard. Artist
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-1992. Artist
Thompson, Woodman. Associated name
Venza, Jac. Artist
United Scenic Artists.
Research Call Number
*T-Vim 2011-256
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