SIA Acc. 96-089, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, (Judith K. Zilczer) Records, c. 1979-1995

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Summary

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Dept. of Painting and Sculpture
Title:
(Judith K. Zilczer) Records, c. 1979-1995
Dates:
1979, 1979-1995, c 1979-1995
Summary:
These records include exhibition research files of Judith K. Zilczer, Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture, 1990- , as well as records from her tenure as Historian and Associate Curator at the Hirshhorn, 1976-1987,and Associate Curator of Painting, 1987-1990. The records primarily document planning of a Willem de Kooning exhibition, unit exhibitions, and loan exhibitions. Records consist chiefly of memoranda, correspondence, contracts, and grants; exhibition installation; opening events, tours, education, and public programs; and budget information
Topic:
Art museums
Subjects:
Zilczer, Judith, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, Willem de Kooning: from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.)
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Collection descriptions, Black-and-white photographs
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 96-089
Physical Description:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)

Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-089

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden., Dept. of Painting and Sculpture

(Judith K. Zilczer) Records, circa 1979-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden., Dept. of Painting and Sculpture
Title: (Judith K. Zilczer) Records
Dates: circa 1979-1995
Quantity: 5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 96-089
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the exhibition research files of Judith K. Zilczer, Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), 1990- . Also included are records dating back to when Zilczer was Historian/Associate Curator of the Museum, 1976-1987, and Associate Curator of Painting, 1987-1990.

The records primarily document planning of the "Willem de Kooning" exhibition, unit exhibitions (smaller exhibits which consist of HMSG collections), and loan exhibitions. Materials include memoranda and correspondence pertaining to catalog production; contracts and grants; exhibition installation, opening events, and tours; education and public programming; and budgetary information. In addition there is correspondence with artists, subject files on loan exhibitions, and photographs of Willem de Kooning and his artwork.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-089, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden., Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, (Judith K. Zilczer) Records

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Container List

Box 1

Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection Exhibition Files, 1988-1995

A. Exhibition Planning

1. Willem de Kooning Project Proposal

Box 1 of 6

2. Willem de Kooning Publication Proposal

Box 1 of 6

3. Conservation

Box 1 of 6

4. Budget

Box 1 of 6

5. Catalog

Box 1 of 6

6. Planning

Box 1 of 6

7. Exhibition Checklist

Box 1 of 6

8. Works not in the Exhibition

Box 1 of 6

9. State University of New York/Buffalo (Edwin Denby, In Public, in Private)

Box 1 of 6

10. Other shows

Box 1 of 6

11. National Gallery of Art

Box 1 of 6

12. Other Museum Collections

Box 1 of 6

B. Exhibition Tour

1. Exhibition Tour

Box 1 of 6

2. Contracts

Box 1 of 6

3. Caixa Foundation, Barcelona (see Tom Messer, File 9 Below)

Box 1 of 6

4. High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Box 1 of 6

5. High Museum of Art opening and Lecture

Box 1 of 6

6. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Box 1 of 6

7. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Box 1 of 6

8. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Box 1 of 6

9. Tom Messer

Box 1 of 6

C. Grant Applications/Development

1. Grant Applications/Development

Box 1 of 6

2. Time Warner

Box 1 of 6

3. Tim Boggs, Time Warner

Box 1 of 6

4. Dutch Institutional Holdings

Box 1 of 6

5. James Smithson Society

Box 1 of 6

6. Netherlands-American Amity Trust

Box 1 of 6

7. Royal Netherland Embassy

Box 1 of 6

D. Catalog Production

1. Rizzoli

Box 1 of 6

2. Rizzoli Contract

Box 1 of 6

3. Front Matter/Photo Credits

Box 1 of 6

4. Sisco (Designer)

Box 1 of 6

5. Permissions (See Also DeKooning Office Correspondence below)

Box 1 of 6

6. Additional Photo Suggestions

Box 1 of 6

7. DeKooning: Color

Box 1 of 6

8. Edited Copy: Foreword

Box 1 of 6

9. Catalog of Exhibition

Box 1 of 6

10. Letters

Box 1 of 6

11. Bibliography

Box 1 of 6

12. Chronology - File A

Box 1 of 6

13. Chronology - File B

Box 1 of 6

14. Documentation

Box 1 of 6

15. Lynne Cooke Essay

Box 1 of 6

16. Judith Zilczer Essay

Box 1 of 6

17. Susan Lake Essay

Box 1 of 6

18. Questions/Comments Zilczer Essay

Box 1 of 6

E. DeKooning Installation

1. Framing

Box 1 of 6

2. Handout (2 files)

Box 1 of 6

3. Didactics (2 files)

Box 1 of 6

4. Graphics Package

Box 1 of 6

5. Production Meetings

Box 1 of 6

6. Schematics

Box 1 of 6

7. SI Archives

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

F. De Kooning Research Correspondence

1. De Kooning Research Correspondence, 1982-1993

Box 2 of 6

2. Archives of American Art

Box 2 of 6

3. Archives Permission Letters

Box 2 of 6

4. Abel, Lionel

Box 2 of 6

5. Art Seminar Group, Baltimore

Box 2 of 6

6. Susan Brockman

Box 2 of 6

7. Brugge

Box 2 of 6

8. Brussels - Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts

Box 2 of 6

9. R. Burckhardt

Box 2 of 6

10. C & M Arts

Box 2 of 6

11. Conservation Analytical Lab

Box 2 of 6

12. Contempo

Box 2 of 6

13. Lynne Cooke

Box 2 of 6

14. de Kooning Office File 2, June 1993-May 1995

Box 2 of 6

15. de Kooning Office (Conservatorship) File 1: July 1991-June 1993

Box 2 of 6

16. Copyright: DeKooning Conservancy

Box 2 of 6

17. Lisa de Kooning

Box 2 of 6

18. Letters: Permission/License Agreement with de Kooning Conservancy

Box 2 of 6

19. Hester Diamond (Mrs. Harold Diamond) - Antony-de Gesee - File transferred to HMSG Collection Archive

Box 2 of 6

20. Anthony d'Offay

Box 2 of 6

21. John Eastman

Box 2 of 6

22. Egan, Charles

Box 2 of 6

23. Emanuel Herzl

Box 2 of 6

24. Federal Judicial Center

Box 2 of 6

25. Ferber Herbert

Box 2 of 6

26. Finkelstein, Louis (See also Public Programs Files)

Box 2 of 6

27. Frankenthaler, Helen

Box 2 of 6

28. Fuchs, Rudi

Box 2 of 6

29. Gabetti [Gagosian file (insurance-retained)]

Box 2 of 6

30. Gerhart, Robert

Box 2 of 6

31. Hall, Lee

Box 2 of 6

32. Harvard University

Box 2 of 6

33. Hess, William D.

Box 2 of 6

34. Herrera, Hayden

Box 2 of 6

35. Hirshhorn, Olga

Box 2 of 6

36. Hoffeld

Box 2 of 6

37. Hooper, Rhoda

Box 2 of 6

38. Institute for North American Studies, Barcelona

Box 2 of 6

39. Jacobovits de Szeged, Adriaan. (Ambassador of the Netherlands)

Box 2 of 6

40. Janis

Box 2 of 6

41. Juley Photographs

Box 2 of 6

42. Kline, Martin

Box 2 of 6

43. M. Knoedler & Co.

Box 2 of 6

44. Kodonsha

Box 2 of 6

45. Krugier

Box 2 of 6

46. Lerner, Abram

Box 2 of 6

47. Levy, Joan

Box 2 of 6

48. Lieber, Edvard

Box 2 of 6

49. Luyckx, Marjorie

Box 2 of 6

50. Marchowsky, Marie

Box 2 of 6

51. Mazoh, Stephen

Box 2 of 6

52. McNeil, George

Box 2 of 6

53. Milwaukee Art Museum

Box 2 of 6

54. Morelle, Patrick (see video in HMSG-Library)

Box 2 of 6

55. Muryama

Box 2 of 6

56. Namuth

Box 2 of 6

57. O'Connor, Francis

Box 2 of 6

58. Owsley, David

Box 2 of 6

59. Pace

Box 2 of 6

60. Passlof, Patricia

Box 2 of 6

61. Pavia, Philip

Box 2 of 6

62. Petrie, Mrs. Donald

Box 2 of 6

63. Powers, John and Kimiko

Box 2 of 6

64. Salander-O'Reilly

Box 2 of 6

65. Robins, Kenneth

Box 2 of 6

66. Rodrigez, Pedro

Box 2 of 6

67. Rosenthal, Nan

Box 2 of 6

68. Ross, Stephen J. (See also Time Warner)

Box 2 of 6

69. Shiff, Richard

Box 2 of 6

70. Sichere, Marie-Anne

Box 2 of 6

71. Siedell, Dan

Box 2 of 6

72. Slivka, Rose

Box 2 of 6

73. Smith College

Box 2 of 6

74. Snyder, Robert

Box 2 of 6

75. Sothby's

Box 2 of 6

76. Sprayregen, Peter

Box 2 of 6

77. Stone, Allan

Box 2 of 6

78. Swan, Analynn

Box 2 of 6

79. Sylvester, David

Box 2 of 6

80. U. S. Consul, Barcelona

Box 2 of 6

81. Welliver, Neil

Box 2 of 6

82. Whitney Museum

Box 2 of 6

83. Yard, Sally

Box 2 of 6

84. Zakian, Michael

Box 2 of 6

85. Zogbaum, Rufus

Box 2 of 6

G. Development (See also Grant Application, Box I)

86. Development (File 1)

Box 2 of 6

87. Development (File 2)

Box 2 of 6

88. Development (Pending)

Box 2 of 6

89. Government Relations

Box 2 of 6

90. SI Shops

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

H. Opening Events

91. De Kooning Dinner List/Opening/Netherlands Luncheon

Box 3 of 6

92. Embassy Lunch

Box 3 of 6

93. Invitation

Box 3 of 6

94. White House

Box 3 of 6

95. Contributing Membership

Box 3 of 6

96. Catalog Mailing List

Box 3 of 6

I. Education and Public Programming

97. De Kooning Films

Box 3 of 6

98. National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Lunchbag Seminar Lecture (October 1, 1993)

Box 3 of 6

99. Docent Training Lecture (October 1993)

Box 3 of 6

100. High Museum Lecture (September 1994)

Box 3 of 6

101. Conversation with Friends of Bill (Tapes available)

Box 3 of 6

102. De Kooning Panel Discussion

Box 3 of 6

103. Finkelstein, Louis (See also Research Correspondence file)

Box 3 of 6

104. Lassaw, Ibram and Ernestine

Box 3 of 6

105. Lerner, Abram (Text of Paper)

Box 3 of 6

106. McMahon, John

Box 3 of 6

107. Willem de Kooning Reconsidered (Symposium)

Box 3 of 6

108. DeKooning Symposium

Box 3 of 6

109. Symposium Papers (Tape available)

Box 3 of 6

110. Cateforis, David

Box 3 of 6

111. Polcari, Stephen

Box 3 of 6

112. Ratcliff, Carter

Box 3 of 6

113. Wolfe, Judith

Box 3 of 6

114. Symposium/Lectures

Box 3 of 6

115. Kirwin, Liza (Archives of American Art)

Box 3 of 6

116. DeKooning Public Programs

Box 3 of 6

117. Smithson Education Proposal

Box 3 of 6

118. Education Planning

Box 3 of 6

J. Publicity

119. De Kooning Publicity

Box 3 of 6

120. De Kooning Publicity: File 2

Box 3 of 6

121. Publicity Photos

Box 3 of 6

122. Barcelona Press

Box 3 of 6

123. Hammett: Public Affairs

Box 3 of 6

124. Letters about Show: Response

Box 3 of 6

K. Contracts

125. Contract Amendments

Box 3 of 6

126. De Kooning Traveling Exhibition Fund

Box 3 of 6

127. Contracts - Status

Box 3 of 6

L. De Kooning Catalog - Photo Permissions

Photographs for Lynne Cooke Essay

Box 3 of 6

De Kooning Photograph Requests (2 filders)

Box 3 of 6

M. Barcelona/Caixa Foundation

128. Tour Planning

Box 3 of 6

129. Caixa Permission

Box 3 of 6

130. ArtNews (Barcelona Publicity)

Box 3 of 6

131. Caixa Current

Box 3 of 6

132. Participation Fee

Box 3 of 6

133. Nimfa Bisbe

Box 3 of 6

134. Barcelona Catalog

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

135. Barcelona Photo Orders

Box 4 of 6

136. Shipping Charges

Box 4 of 6

137. Follow-up from opening & Barcelona Trip

Box 4 of 6

N. Early Drafts/Research Backup Files

138. Catalog Addenda & Corrections

Box 4 of 6

139. List of Captions

Box 4 of 6

140. Corrected Checklist

Box 4 of 6

141. Revised Chronology

Box 4 of 6

142. Notes on Catalog follow-up

Box 4 of 6

143. Foreword

Box 4 of 6

144. Bibliography Final Check

Box 4 of 6

145. Checklist Final

Box 4 of 6

146. Bibliography

Box 4 of 6

147. De Kooning Follow-up

Box 4 of 6

148. Pending Material for Jennifer Dolt (see also, de Kooning Office)

Box 4 of 6

149. Miscellaneous Bibliography

Box 4 of 6

150. Susan Lake (October 16, 1992)

Box 4 of 6

151. Lynne Cooke Essay

Box 4 of 6

152. Catalog/Bibliography Addenda (October 23, 1992)

Box 4 of 6

153. Sponsored Projects

Box 4 of 6

O. Graphics Package; Photos for Handout and Negatives for Didactic Panels

Photographs and Negatives

Box 4 of 6

P. Cassette Tapes of Public Programs

Cassette Tapes

Box 4 of 6

Q. Photographs from Opening and Panel Discussion (Conversation with Friends of Bill)

Photographs

Box 4 of 6

Judith Zilczer: Research files for Unit Exhibitions, 1979-1986

1. Alfred Maurer Research Notes

Box 4 of 6

2. Burgoyne Diller, September 1979

Box 4 of 6

3. Oscar Bluemner

Box 4 of 6

Bluemner Research: Object file

Box 4 of 6

Bluemner Chronology

Box 4 of 6

Bluemner Chronology Notes

Box 4 of 6

Exhibition Reviews

Box 4 of 6

Catalog Specs

Box 4 of 6

Lecture

Box 4 of 6

Self-portrait

Box 4 of 6

Review (Early)

Box 4 of 6

PWAP and WPA

Box 4 of 6

Color Theory

Box 4 of 6

Biographical Material

Box 4 of 6

Miscellaneous Material (Reproductions & articles)

Box 4 of 6

Archives Notes

Box 4 of 6

Essays

Box 4 of 6

Article

Box 4 of 6

Photos from Archives of American Art - Bluemner Papers

Box 4 of 6

Bluemner's Self-Portrait

Box 4 of 6

Comparative Material (Reproductions from Archives - Bluemner papers)

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence and Manuscript draft

Box 4 of 6

Bluemner: Columbus Museum of Art

Box 4 of 6

Hayes: Bluemner

Box 4 of 6

4. URBAN IMAGE

Box 4 of 6

5. Jacques Lipchitz: 1981

Box 4 of 6

6. Geometric Abstraction (January 1981)

Box 4 of 6

7. Third Floor Reinstallation, March-April 1981

Box 4 of 6

7A. Third Floor Label copy

Box 4 of 6

8. Hispanic Artists in HMSG

Box 4 of 6

9. "The Eight" and the Independent Tradition in American Art

Box 4 of 6

"The Eight" and the Independent Tradition

Box 4 of 6

Galleries 300-303

Box 4 of 6

"The Eight" - Bibliography

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Manuscripts and galleys (for American Art Journal article)

Box 5 of 6

References

Box 5 of 6

Decent Training Lecture

Box 5 of 6

Artists Bios

Box 5 of 6

Art Students' League Exhibition

Box 5 of 6

10. Relief Sculpture: January 28 - April 12, 1986

Box 5 of 6

Relief Photos

Box 5 of 6

Relief Sculpture Lecture

Box 5 of 6

Miscellaneous Reference material

Box 5 of 6

Relief Sculpture (Checklists)

Box 5 of 6

Relief Sculpture Checklist

Box 5 of 6

Relief Handout and Didactic

Box 5 of 6

11. Reinstallation

Box 5 of 6

1983-1986 Files (3 folders)

Box 5 of 6

12. New York Trip 1986

Box 5 of 6

Judith Zilczer: Research Files for Loan Exhibitions

De Stijl

Geometric Abstraction: Heirs of de Stijl

Box 5 of 6

De Stijl: General

Box 5 of 6

Seuphor Play

Box 5 of 6

Ephemeral Article

Box 5 of 6

De Stijl Bibliography

Box 5 of 6

De Still Magazine

Box 5 of 6

Antheil

Box 5 of 6

Huszar

Box 5 of 6

Mondrian

Box 5 of 6

Van Doesberg

Box 5 of 6

Vantongerloo

Box 5 of 6

De Stijl & Literature

Box 5 of 6

Film: Richter & Eggeling

Box 5 of 6

Dutch Music

Box 5 of 6

Schoenberg

Box 5 of 6

Seuphor

Box 5 of 6

German Expressionist Sculpture

Box 5 of 6

"Ephemeral" Research (Seuphor Play)

Box 5 of 6

Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) Show

EDR Centennial Exhibition

Box 5 of 6

FDR Current

Box 5 of 6

Didactic

Box 5 of 6

Correspondence with artists and Benders

Box 5 of 6

Lecture

Box 5 of 6

New Deal Culture Symposium

Box 5 of 6

New Deal Research

Box 5 of 6

Ibram Lassaw Drawings

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Keith Sonnier

Sonnier

Box 6 of 6

Sonnier Lecture

Box 6 of 6

Auction Market

Box 6 of 6

Articles

Box 6 of 6

Archives - Sonnier Interview

Box 6 of 6

Reviews

Box 6 of 6

Sonnier - Interviews

Box 6 of 6

Notes

Box 6 of 6

Sonnier chronology

Box 6 of 6

Group Exhibitions

Box 6 of 6

Vertical File Materials from NMAA

Box 6 of 6

Bibliography (2 folders)

Box 6 of 6

10th Anniversary Project Ideas: Anniversary (3 folders)

Box 6 of 6

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