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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-035

National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office

Exhibition Records, 1973-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1973-1993
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-035
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records which document planning for and the installation of the following exhibitions: "Art, Design and the Modern Corporation: The Collection of the Container Corporation of America," "The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection," "Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985," "Close Focus: Prints, Drawings and Photographs," "Franz Kline: Photographs by Aaron Siskind," "Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray," "Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston," "Unknown Territory: Photographs by Ray K. Metzker," "Wanderlust," "City Life: Photographs of Bruce Davidson," "American Traditions in Watercolor: The Worcester Art Museum," "The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s," "Symbols and Ceremonies: Pueblo Indian Watercolors," "Treasures from the National Museum of American Art," "The Graphic Art of George Elbert Burr (1859-1939)," "American Art Deco," "Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe," "Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella," "Gene Davis: A Memorial Exhibition," and "John LaFarge." The records also document the works of artists Romaine Brooks and Thomas Hart Benton.

Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of curators Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Merry A. Foresta, and Joann Moser; exhibition proposals, agreements, object checklists, catalogues, brochures, publicity and opening information, scripts, and installation floor plans; information about fellowships, grants, rights and reproductions, loans, special programs, and new acquisitions in Graphic Arts; photographs and slides of artwork; and budget summaries.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document planning for and the installation of the following exhibitions: Art, Design and the Modern Corporation: The Collection of the Container Corporation of America; The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection; Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985; Close Focus: Prints, Drawings and Photographs; Franz Kline: Photographs by Aaron Siskind; Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray; Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston; Unknown Territory: Photographs by Ray K. Metzker; Wanderlust; City Life: Photographs of Bruce Davidson; American Traditions in Watercolor: The Worcester Art Museum; The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s; Symbols and Ceremonies: Pueblo Indian Watercolors; Treasures from the National Museum of American Art; The Graphic Art of George Elbert Burr (1859-1939); American Art Deco; Art in New Mexico, 1900-1945: Paths to Taos and Santa Fe; Visual Poetry: The Drawings of Joseph Stella; Gene Davis: A Memorial Exhibition; and John LaFarge. The records also document the works of artists Romaine Brooks and Thomas Hart Benton.

Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of curators Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Merry A. Foresta, and Joann Moser; exhibition proposals, agreements, object checklists, catalogues, brochures, publicity and opening information, scripts, and installation floor plans; information about fellowships, grants, rights and reproductions, loans, special programs, and new acquisitions in Graphic Arts; photographs and slides of artwork; and budget summaries.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-035, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Container Corporation of America (CAA): Tour, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 4

Container Corporation of America: Framing, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Container Corporation of America (general), 1985-1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

CAA: Art Design and the Modern Corporation, 1984-1986 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Container Corporation of America: Collection and Exhibition, 1985-1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Container Corporation of America: Conservation, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 4

People and Places: Selections from the Collection, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 4

Post Office Mural Studies Exhibition, 1985-1989 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Art in New Mexico Exhibition, 1986

Box 1 of 4

Juley Archives Exhibition, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 4

Pueblo Indian Watercolors Exhibition, 1983-1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Drawings from the Collection, 1988

Box 1 of 4

Treasures from the Collection, 1984, 1990

Box 1 of 4

Drawings in the Permanent Collection, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 4

George Elbert Burr Exhibition: Correspondence, 1982-1985 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

George Elbert Burr Exhibition (general), 1985

Box 1 of 4

Romaine Brooks Exhibition, 1985

Box 1 of 4

Patrick Ireland Exhibition, 1985-1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

The Close Up View Exhibition, 1986-1988

Box 1 of 4

Close Focus: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Exhibition, 1987 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Judy Jacobs/Siskind Photographs of Harlem, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 4

Harlem: Photographs of Aaron Siskind, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 4

George Eastman House, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 4

Siskind Checklist, 1990-1993

Box 1 of 4

Siskind Agreements and Correspondence re: Photo Collection, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 4

Siskind Checklist and Textpanel, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Marcia Battle: Division of Graphic Arts, 1991

Box 2 of 4

Siskind Exhibition/Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), 1991-1992 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Siskind Exhibition: Gallery Handout/Walltext, 1984

Box 2 of 4

Siskind Exhibition: In House Productions, 1982-1984

Box 2 of 4

Aaron Siskind Correspondence, 1983-1984

Box 2 of 4

Man Ray Exhibition (general), 1986-1988

Box 2 of 4

Man Ray Exhibition: Checklist, 1987-1988

Box 2 of 4

Photography of Edward Weston Exhibition (general), 1984-1987 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Olympic Photos Exhibition (general), 1988

Box 2 of 4

Ray Metzker Exhibition (general), 1984-1987 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Ray Metzker Exhibition: Photograph List, 1986

Box 2 of 4

Wanderlust Exhibition, 1986-1988

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition (general), 1987

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Budget, 1984-1987

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Installation, 1984-1988

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Correspondence, 1983-1986

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Loans, 1985

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Program, 1987

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Publicity and Research

Box 2 of 4

Bruce Davidson Exhibition: Funding Proposal, 1982-1987

Box 2 of 4

Graphic Arts Fellowships, 1973-1980 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Photography of Invention Exhibition (general), 1987-1988

Box 2 of 4

Photography of Invention Exhibition: Grant

Box 2 of 4

Photography of Invention Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions, 1985 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

rchitectural Etchers Exhibition (general), 1987-1990 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Drawing with Color: Pastels of the 1980s Exhibition (general), 1987-1988

Box 2 of 4

Thomas Hart Benton Exhibition (general), 1987-1989 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

New Acquisitions in Graphic Arts, 1988 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Recent Acquisitions, 1985 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

American Traditions in Watercolors: The Worcester Art Museum Collection Exhibition, 1985-1987

Box 3 of 4

American Traditions in Watercolors: The Worcester Art Museum Collection Exhibition: Digital, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 4

American Traditions in Watercolors: The Worcester Art Museum Collection Exhibition: Checklist, 1987

Box 3 of 4

American Traditions in Watercolors: The Worcester Art Museum Collection Exhibition: Installation, 1986-1987 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

American Traditions in Watercolors: The Worcester Art Museum Collection Exhibition: Publications and Press, 1987

Box 3 of 4

American Traditions in Watercolors: The Worcester Art Museum Collection Exhibition: Programs, 1987

Box 3 of 4

Elihu Vedder Exhibition (general), 1987

Box 3 of 4

John LaFarge Exhibition (general), 1986-1988

Box 3 of 4

Retrospective

Box 3 of 4

American Art Deco Exhibition, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 4

Gene Davis: A Memorial Exhibition, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 4

Joseph Stella Exhibition (1988)

Scholarly Studies Grant, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 4

Getty Grant, 1988-1989

Box 3 of 4

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grant, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 4

Exhibition Proposals, 1985-1988

Box 3 of 4

Scholarly Studies, 1987

Box 3 of 4

Mailing List, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Amon Carter Museum, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 4

Stella Bibliography

Box 3 of 4

Brochure Text Video Script, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Catalogue, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 4

Rights and Reproductions, 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Press, 1989

Box 3 of 4

Checklist, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Chronology

Box 3 of 4

Installation, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Loans, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Scholarly Studies Grant Proposal II, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 4

Clara Fasano, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 4

Italy Trip, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Luigi Sansone, 1988-1990

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence (general), 1985-1990

Box 3 of 4

Opening, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Carla Esposito, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 4

Brenda Palley, 1987

Box 3 of 4

Contact Prints of Stella Work Photographed by Michael Fisher (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Collage Project, 1988-1991

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Adler Collection, 1979

Box 4 of 4

Albano, Albert, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4

Anglim, Paule, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Arum, Eugene, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Auction Houses, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Baker/Rowland D. Pisano Collection, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Baum, Mrs. Mortimer, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., 1987-1990

Box 4 of 4

Beechman, Duncan, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Boruchow, Sheldon, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Camden

Box 4 of 4

Carrozza, Vincent, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Colville, Thomas, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Crispo Collages, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Cross, Charlotte

Box 4 of 4

Davis and Langdale Company, Inc., 1988

Box 4 of 4

Drawing Society, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Ebsworth, Barney, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Ellenberg, Max, 1980

Box 4 of 4

Ellison, Nancy, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Farber, Howard

Box 4 of 4

Fillin, Walter, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Fishko, Bella, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Fraad, Daniel, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Franzen, Ulrich

Box 4 of 4

Freeman, Carl, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

Frisole Gallery

Box 4 of 4

Glassman Cowboy, 1986-1989

Box 4 of 4

Goldstone, Herbert, 1980

Box 4 of 4

Goldyne, Joseph, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Gross, Angela N.

Box 4 of 4

Gurney, Gloria, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc., 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

Horowitz, Raymond

Box 4 of 4

Hudson, Edward R., Jr.

Box 4 of 4

Jacks

Box 4 of 4

Keck, Caroline, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Janss, Glenn and William, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Jordon-Volpe Gallery, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Kaplan, Louis, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Katz, Maurice, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 4

Kaufmann, Edgar

Box 4 of 4

Keck, Caroline, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Kimmel, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Koenigsberg, Harry

Box 4 of 4

Lachaise Foundation, 1987-1990

Box 4 of 4

Lane, William, 1983-1988

Box 4 of 4

Lenderman, Mark, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

Lee Gallery (Janie C.), 1988

Box 4 of 4

Lehr, Janet, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Lobell, Carl, 1987-1988

Box 4 of 4

Man Ray Trust, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Mathes, Barbara, 1983-1989

Box 4 of 4

Mawhint, Robert

Box 4 of 4

Mayer, Jan Perry, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Mirman, Jerrold

Box 4 of 4

Morris, Richard, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Morris, Donald, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Moskowitz, Ira

Box 4 of 4

Nederlander

Box 4 of 4

Nissanson, David, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

Palmer, James R., 1990

Box 4 of 4

Palmer, Herbert B., 1989

Box 4 of 4

Pensler, Alan, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Plaut, Helaine K., 1988

Box 4 of 4

Potamkin, Meyer, 1985-1989

Box 4 of 4

Rabin, Bernaud, 1988-1989 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Rambach, Francoise, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Ramsay, G. R., 1989

Box 4 of 4

Rea, Michael M., 1989

Box 4 of 4

Rifkin, Harold, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Rosenstock, Herbert

Box 4 of 4

Ross, Stanley

Box 4 of 4

Rothschild, Stanford, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Rudin, Irma, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Sack, Paul, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4

Salander, Larry, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Sarofin, Louisa Stude, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Schoelkopf, Robert, 1985-1989

Box 4 of 4

Schubiner

Box 4 of 4

Shapiro, Robert F., 1986

Box 4 of 4

Sherman, Howard B., 1989

Box 4 of 4

Sid Deutsch Gallery

Box 4 of 4

Simon, Franklin

Box 4 of 4

Smith, Loring

Box 4 of 4

Sonnenberg

Box 4 of 4

Sothebys, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Soyer, David, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Stein, Gertrude (Gallery), 1989

Box 4 of 4

Stella, Joseph

Box 4 of 4

Stella, Sergio, 1986-1989

Box 4 of 4

Stone, Alex, 1985, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Streep, Jon Nicolas

Box 4 of 4

Sussman

Box 4 of 4

Temkin, Hy

Box 4 of 4

Terner, Emanuel, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Tobin, Robert

Box 4 of 4

Tyler, Charles B., 1990

Box 4 of 4

Vanderwoude, Suzanne, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Weeks, E. D., 1985-1989

Box 4 of 4

Weinstock, Leonard

Box 4 of 4

Weiner, Judith

Box 4 of 4

Whistler Gallery, 1988

Box 4 of 4

York, Richard, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Zabriskie, Virginia M., 1986-1989

Box 4 of 4

Museums and Organizations

Ackland Art Museum, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

American University, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Amon Carter Museum, 1985-1990

Box 4 of 4

Albright-Knox

Box 4 of 4

Arts Center Foundation Collection, 1984

Box 4 of 4

Associated American Artists, 1988

Box 4 of 4

ACA Galleries, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Art Institute of Chicago, 1985

Box 4 of 4

Baltimore Museum of Art

Box 4 of 4

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 4

Carnegie Museum of Art, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

Cleveland Museum of Art, 1983-1987

Box 4 of 4

Columbus Museum of Art, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Box 4 of 4

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Delaware Art Museum, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Fort Worth Museum of Art, 1986-1989

Box 4 of 4

Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Iowa, University Museum of Art, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Kean College of New Jersey, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Lowe Art Museum, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Milwaukee Art Museum, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Minnesota, University of, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Montclair Art Museum, 1986-1988

Box 4 of 4

Museum of Modern Art, 1988-1990

Box 4 of 4

National Museum of American Art, 1989

Box 4 of 4

National Gallery of Art

Box 4 of 4

National Portrait Gallery

Box 4 of 4

Nebraska, University of, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 4

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Newark Museum of Art

Box 4 of 4

New Jersey State Museum

Box 4 of 4

New Mexico, University of, 1987-1988

Box 4 of 4

New Orleans Museum of Art, 1985

Box 4 of 4

Notre Dame, University of, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Oberlin College, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Oregon Art Institute, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Box 4 of 4

Phoenix Museum of Art, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Princeton University, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Rhode Island School of Design, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1987

Box 4 of 4

St. Louis Art Museum, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Seattle Art Museum, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Terra Museum of American Art, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 4

Toledo Museum of Art, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

Walker Art Center, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989

Box 4 of 4

Wichita State University, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Woodward Foundation, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Wyoming, University Art Museum, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Yale University Art Gallery

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