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Accession 00-101

National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department

Exhibition Records (Declined), 1980-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department
Title: Exhibition Records (Declined)
Dates: 1980-1993
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 00-101
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition proposals declined by the National Museum of American Art and the Renwick Gallery. Materials include correspondence, notes, memoranda, proposals, brochures, and color slides.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition proposals declined by the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and the Renwick Gallery. Materials include correspondence, notes, memoranda, proposals, brochures, and color slides.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-101, National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records (Declined)

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Container List

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Listed by: Organizing Institution / Title of Exhibition / Date Declined

The Brooklyn Museum; Consuelo Kanaga: An American Photographer; 12/1993

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Edward Smith & Company; The Art of Raymond Lark (paintings, drawings); 12/1993

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Kyoto Costume Institute; Japanism in Fashion; 1/1993

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Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College; Shaping an American Landscape: The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt; 11/1993

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North Carolina Museum of Art; Humanature (photography by Peter Goin); 10/1993

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The Studio Museum in Harlem; African-American Artists in Paris, 1945-1960; 12/1993

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Art Services International; Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture; 11/1993

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The Asia Society; Asia/America: Identities in Contemporary Asian American Art; 8/1993

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American Federation of Arts; Philip Guston's Interactions with Writers; 10/1993

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Fondo del sol Visual Arts and Media Ctr.; Hidden Roots of America, Lois Maillou Jones and her Students, and Alfonso Ossorio and Asian-American Artists; 10/1993

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Tactical Retail Solutions; Inc.; Masterworks of American Photography; 9/1993

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Nina Gray; American Frames; 9/1993

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The Eli Broad Family Foundation; Eli Broad Family Foundation; 6/1993

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Renwick Gallery; Utility Ennobled by Beauty: Four Architectural Masterworks by James Renwick, Junior (Exhibition honoring J. Renwick's 175th Anniversary); 8/1993

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Museum of Contemporary Art; Gorky Exhibition; 9/1993

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Museum of Contemporary Art; Art in Chicago; 1945-1995; 11/1993

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Other Declined Exhibitions 1993

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NMAA in-house proposal; Martha Jackson Installation; 12/1992

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Curators' Forum; Hughie Lee-Smith Retrospective (prints, paintings); 7/1992

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American Abstract Artists; American Abstract Artists: Persistence of Abstraction; 5/1992

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NMAA in-house proposal; Tracing portraiture from beginning to end; 4/1992

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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; The Artistic Frontier: A Collaboration (in conjunction with McMichael Canadian Art Collection); 7/1992

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Museum of Fine Arts; John Biggers Retrospective; 7/1992

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Tyler School of Art, Temple University; Blakelock's Middletown Period (1901-1918); 3/1992

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Minneapolis Inst. Of Arts; Alfred Stieglitz's Camera Notes (photogravures); 7/1992

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Krannert Art Mus. And Kinkead Pavil., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Coming of Age: Art in America 1865-1876; 7/1992

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Laguna Art Museum; John McLaughlin Retrospective; 5/1992

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Rutgers Univ.; Dorothy Dehner: Sixty Years of Her Art (Retrospective); 4/1992

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Lee Kimche & Associates; A Brush with Disney: The Art of Herbert Dickens Ryman; 7/1992

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Los Angeles County Museum Of Art; The Figure in American Sculpture; 3/1992

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Museum of Art; William Glackens Exhibition; 6/1992

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Newhouse Associates; Greetings from Florida; 5/1992

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Judy Chicago; Holocaust Project; 5/1992

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The University of Iowa; Franz Kline: Art and the Structure of Identity; 5/1992

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Stanford University Museum Of Art; Frank Lobdell: Selected Works 1947-1991; 2/1992

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NMAA in-house proposal; NMAA's founding collectors at time of SI anniversary in 1996; 3/1992

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Susan Ehrlich; Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fanasy in Early California Art; 3/1992

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New Orleans Mus. Of Art; Passionate Visions from the American South; 5/1992

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US House of Representatives; Search for the Queen (Marianna Pineda's exhibition about Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii); 6/1992

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Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine; Use of Science in Evaluation of Paintings; 5/1992

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Anne G. Baum; Shakespeare Narrative Portrait Project; 5/1992

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Yale University Art Gallery; South of the Border: American Artists, Politics, and the Picturesque; 3/1992

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The Trust for Museum Exhibitions; Declined several exhibitions (none named); 7/1992

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Eckert Fine Art ?; T. C. Steel; 3/1992

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Barbara J. Bloemink; Florine Stettheimer; 3/1992

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Other folder with declined exhibitions for 1992

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Horace Pippin; 6/1992

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Associated American Artists ?; No title (Polychrome sculpture); 1991

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International Center of Photography; Scenes of Sounds (installations); 12/1991

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Scurlock Studios; Scurlock Photographs; 8/1991

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Elvehjem Museum Of Art, University of Wisconsin; Madison; Bounty from the Block: American Color Woodcuts, 1890-1990; 12/1991

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Eli Wilner & Co., Inc.; Stanford White Frames; 9/1991

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Ed Wilson; Candid Visions: Franco-American Genre 1855-1900; 9/1991

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NMAA in-house proposal; Some Sticks Aren't Just for Walking: Canes as Carvings; 1991

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NMAA in-house proposal; Carved, Constructed and Contrived: American Works in Wood, 1920-1980; 1991

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Wadsworth Atheneum; NMAA's African-American collections; 7/1991

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Baltimore Museum of Art; Joint exhibition of our Catlin/their Native American works; 9/1991

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New Orleans Museum of Art; Passionate Visions of the South: Self-Taught Artists from 1940 to the Present; 3/1991

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National Museum of American History (NMAH); Zuni fetish exhibition; 6/1991

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Ted Coe/Jane Tai; Joyce Growing Thunder Fogerty; 3/1990

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Pennsylvania Acad. Of the Fine Arts; Dan Massad's pastels; 1/1991

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Museum of Fine Arts; Americans in Italy; 4/1990

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The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut; The American Pring: Originality and Experimentation; 11/1990

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The Oakland Museum; A Time and Place: from the Ries Collection of California Painting; 10/1990

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Phoenix Art Museum; Philip C. Curtis (painter); 11/1990

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Renwick proposal; Gustav Stickley: The Craftsman Movement in America, 1900-1915; 2/1990

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David Bermant Foundation; Color, Light, Motion, Computer Art; 10/1990

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NMAA in-house proposal; Exhibition featuring Russian Americans (including Jacob Kainen); 2/1990

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art; American Fashion; 10/1989

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NMAA proposal; Myron Kunin Collection; 10/1989

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NMAA proposal; Kenyon Cox Drawings; 9/1988

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NMAA proposal; The Continuing Encounter; 4/1987

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NMAA proposal; Arschile Gorky Drawings; 1/1988

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NMAA proposal; Modern Jewelry 1964-1984: The Helen Williams Drutt Collection; 11/1987

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NMAA proposal; Isamu Noguchi: Three Decades in Stone; 4/1987

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Drawing Society; Isamu Noguchi Drawings; 3/1991

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Renwick proposal; Pastels from the 80s; 3/1990

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NMAA proposal; 7/1989

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Tom Folk; American Orientalism; 7/1986

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Brooklyn Museum of Art; Pat Steir Exhibition; 11/1990

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University of Michigan Museum of Art; Dorothea Tanning Exhibition; 12/1986

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NMAA proposal; Masami Teraoka; 4/1984

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National Gallery of Art; Tropical Renaissance: North American Artists Exploring Latin America, 1839-1879; 2/1990

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NMAA proposal; The World of David Gilmour Blythe (1815-1865); 7/1980

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Declined exhibitions file A - M; 1980s

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Declined exhibitions file N-Z; 1980s

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Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; The Age of Confidence: Art and Society in America, 1865-1876; 3/1988

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NMAA proposal for research; American Academy in Rome; 9/1988

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NMAA proposal; Robert Delford-Brown: The Artist on Paper; 1981

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Roger Shimomura; Japanese-American Exhibition

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Spencer Museum of Art; Prints and Drawings by Pat Steir; 7/1981

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Exhibitions Coordinator Notebook; Pre-1995

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The American Federation; The American Federation; 12/1991

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NMAA Proposal; From Zoo to Art; 2/15/1985 - ; 1985

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