Cleveland as a Center for Regional Art



Table of Contents

1. Foreward
William H. Robinson

3. Preface
Karal Ann Marling

5. Mr. Smith Goes to Cleveland, and Other Stories
David Steinberg

14. F.C. Gottwald and the Old Bohemians
Rotraud Sackerlotzky

19. C.L. Ransom in Cleveland: A Woman at Work
Marianne Berger Woods

26. Public Art and Patronage in Cleveland
Impact on Cleveland's Art and Architecture (1890-1930)

Jeannine deNobel Love

37. The Battle of the Early Moderns: The Kokoon Club and the Cleveland Society of Artists
Holly Rarick Witchey

48. Interpreters of the Western Reserve: William Sommer, Henry Keller, and Frank Wilcox
Gladys Haddad

55. From Mantel to Museum: The History of William and Edwin Sommers' The Bordner Mural
Wendy Kendall-Hess

63. The Contribution of Cleveland's African American Artists for the New Negro Movement
Curlee Raven Holton

72. Karamu Artists: 1939-1945
Alfred L. Bright

84. H. Edward and Thelma Frazier Winter: Art and Craft in the Cleveland School
Dean M. Zimmerman

90. Cowan Pottery: The Spirit of Collaboration
Mark Basett

100. Viktor Schreckengost: Evolution of a Cleveland Ceramist
Christina Corsiglia

113. Cleveland Photographers of the 1920s and 1930s
Richard Karberg

118. Advertising, Urbanism and the Creation of Regional Culture
Walter C. Leedy, Jr.

126. Designing for Industry: Cleveland's Contributions Focus on Toys
Nina Freedlander Gibans

137. Art Amid the Ruins: A Post-Industrial Aesthetic
Wayne Draznin

142. Edris Eckhardt: Pioneer Glass Sculptor
Ruth Dancyger

145. Environmental Influences on Contemporary Cleveland Artists
David S. Rubin

151. Authors

Cleveland Artists Foundation