Ossipoff & Snyder Architects Collection Renderings

Ossipoff & Snyder Architects Collection Renderings

Vladimir Ossipoff (1907-1998) was Hawaii's foremost modernist architect with a career spanning more than sixty years. He opened his own firm in 1936 which changed names several times because Ossipoff worked with many of Hawaii's most talented architects. In the 1940s he organized the Associated Architects with Allen Johnson, Philip Fisk, and Alfred Preis. In 1956, architects Gregory Goetz, Alan Rowland and Sidney Snyder joined the firm and later became partners in Ossipoff, Snyder, Rowland and…

Ossipoff & Snyder Architects Collection Award Display Panels

Ossipoff & Snyder Architects Collection Award Display Panels

Vladimir Ossipoff (1907-1998) was Hawaii's foremost modernist architect with a career spanning more than sixty years. He opened his own firm in 1936 which changed names several times, because Ossipoff worked with many of Hawaii's most talented architects. In the 1940s he organized the Associated Architects with Allen Johnson, Philip Fisk, and Alfred Preis. In 1956, architects Gregory Goetz, Alan Rowland and Sidney Snyder joined the firm and later became partners in Ossipoff, Snyder, Rowland and…

Jean Charlot drawings for Paul Claudel

Jean Charlot drawings for Paul Claudel

Unpublished drawings by Jean Charlot originally created for Paul Claudel's A Travers les Vitraux de Apocalypse and related textual materials held by the Jean Charlot Collection, University of Hawai'i Library.Drawings are described by the chapter and page numbers written on the original source. Paul Claudel and Jean Charlot met in 1928 and collaborated on many published projects. However, the largest project they planned has remained unpublished: an illustrated version of Claudel's A Travers des…

Jean Charlot Collection: Photographers

Jean Charlot Collection: Photographers

The Jean Charlot Collection at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is an extensive archive of art works and documents relating to the artist and writer Jean Charlot (1898-1979) and to other artists, intellectuals, and friends he worked with or knew in his long career in France, Mexico, the mainland United States, and Hawaii. This image collection showcases the work of four prominent photographic artists Charlot knew and worked with in Mexico in the 1920s and 1930s. Note that many of the titles…

Jean Charlot Collection: José Guadalupe Posada Prints

Jean Charlot Collection: José Guadalupe Posada Prints

In 1921 the young French artist Jean Charlot, then working as a muralist in Mexico City, encountered the broadsides of José Guadalupe Posada. Posada had been dead since 1913, and though his prints and broadsides were familiar to many Mexicans, Posada as a person was largely forgotten. Charlot's pioneering article on Posada published in 1925 in Revista de Revistas brought Posada to the attention of the art world. Charlot's enthusiasm for Posada remained with him during the course of a long and…