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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-111

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Sound Recordings, 1974-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Title: Sound Recordings
Dates: 1974-1991
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 95-111
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The accession contains 73 audiotapes of public lectures and symposia on various artists, works of art, art films, exhibitions, and art-related topics. Tapes of radio spots for National Public Radio programs, "At the Corcoran" programs, and on-the-air publicity for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden are also included.

Descriptive Entry

This accession contains 73 audiotapes of public lectures and symposia on various artists, works of art, art films, exhibitions, and art-related topics. Tapes of radio spots for National Public Radio programs, "At the Corcoran" programs, and on-the-air publicity for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) are also included.

Although the tapes were transferred by the HMSG Library, provenance includes the Curatorial Departments, the Education Department and the Public Affairs Office.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-111, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Sound Recordings

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1

Box 1 of 1
Garson, Inez, "Pioneers of modern American Art," 2/18/1974
Tighe, Mary Ann, "Art of the 60's" 3/11/1974
Rosenzweig, Phyllis, "Gorky and Graham: immigrant artists of America," 4/19/1976
Smithsonian Resident Associates Class, "Photographer-Immigrants," Howard Fox, 5/3/1976
Wolanin, Barbara, "Frank Gettings," and Arthur Carles, "E. E. Cummings" (presented 10/22/1976), 11/16/1976
Hudson, Andrew, "14 Canadians: a critic's choice," 2/28/1977
Millard, Charles, "Kenneth Noland," 11/1/1977
McClintic, Miranda, "David Smith's painting and sculpture," 11/29/1977

Folder 2

Box 1 of 1
Fox, Howard, "The animal in art," 12/6/1977
Fox, Howard, "Gregory Gillespie," 1/24/1978
Taylor, Kendall, "Philip Evergood lecture," (2 tapes), 5/16/1978, 8/16/1978
Zilczer, Judith, "John Quinn lecture," 5/16/1978
"Pictorial vs. sculptural space," 10th International Sculpture Conference, 5/31-6/3/1978
Gettings, Frank, "George Grosz," 9/26/1978
Fox, Howard, "Temporary art projects in the museum context," 2/2/1979

Folder 3

Box 1 of 1
Fox, Howard, "Temporary art projects in the museum context," (tape 2 of 2), 2/2/1979
Zilczer, Judith, "Alfred Maurer," and Howard Fox, "Art in the 70's" and Miranda McClintic, "Art by David Smith," Summer 1979
Fox, Howard, "Directions," 6/15/1979
Fox, Howard, "Kaleidoscope: Hirshhorn sculpture," 7/5/1979
Shannon, J. on Dickinson, M. Day on Wash. Ballet, and N. Davidoff on Women & Film, 10/17/1980
Docent lecture, "Metaphor," (Fox), 12/8/1981
Queen Beatrix and S. Dillon Ripley, Queen Beatrix Ceremony, HMSG, 4/19/1982
Radio advertisement for play, "The ephemeral is eternal," June 1982

Folder 4

Box 1 of 1
Rathbone, Perry, 9/28/1983
Gettings, Frank, "Interview with Anne Blair-Drawings, 1974-1984," 1984
Radio Smithsonian, "Collaborations" edition 748, 1984 exhibition, 1984
Italian Ambassador, "Art from Italy" (opening), 1/31/1984
Tyers, J., "Drawings/ German expressionist sculpture" - TV spot audio segments, Spring 1984
Rosenzweig, Phyllis, 11/9/1984
Bedford, Clark, "Conservation," 2/1985
"Conservation of Modern Art" on WETA FM, 2/15/1985

Folder 5

Box 1 of 1
Lawrence, Sidney, "Sculpture gardens," 3/20/1985
Shannon, Joe, "Representation abroad" (3 copies), 5/21/1985
Demetrion, James T., Radio Smithsonian, 6/1985
Radio Smithsonian, "Italy's new romanticism," 10/1985
Rachum, Stephanie, "A short history of Israeli art," 12/10/1985
Benezra, Neal, (Robert Arneson talk) (2 copies), 4/30/1986

Folder 6

Box 1 of 1
Bedford, Clark, "At the Corcoran with Anne Blair," 8/5/1986
Demetrion, James T., "At the Corcoran with Anne Blair," 9/21/1986
Morris Louis dinner in the Arts & Industries Building, 5/20/1987
Louis, Morris, #870629 (NPR) (2 copies), 7/1987
"All things considered: Interview with museum guards at the Hirshhorn Museum," 7/12/1987
Zilczer, Judith, "At the Corcoran with Anne Blair," 1/31/1988
Lawrence, Sidney, "At the Corcoran with Anne Blair" (Russian show), 7/10/1988

Folder 7

Box 1 of 1
Russian dinner in the Rotunda - Secretary Adams and Amb. Dublinin (USSR) speaking (2 tapes), 7/14/1988
Giacometti dinner in the Rotunda, 9/14/1988
Rosenzweig, "Focus lecture on Susana Solano," 1/17/1989
Lawrence, Sidney, "At the Corcoran with Anne Blair," 3/26/1989
Demetrion, James T., Focus lecture on recent acquisitions, 4/12/1989
Rifkin, Ned, "Focus lecture on Robert Moskowitz (2 tapes), 7/19/1989

Folder 8

Box 1 of 1
'Diane Rheems show, "Francis Bacon Exhibit," 10/20/1989
Performance today: Bacon exhibition (NPR), 10/24/1989
Zilczer, Judith, "At the Corcoran with Barbara Tempchin," 11/5/1989
Puryear, Martin, HMSG reception, 12/13/1989
Leary, Robin, "Hirshhorn Museum: Culture and Commentary," 2/9/1990
Focus lecture by Frank Gettings, 5/23/1990
Atkins, Robert, "AIDS art," 11/18/1990
Lawrence, Sidney, "Focus lecture on Boyd Webb," 12/19/1990

Folder 9

Box 1 of 1
Rosenzweig, Phyllis, "Joseph Kosuth" (NPR), 12/31/1990
Cruz, Amanda, "Focus lecture on Mike Kelly" (2 tapes), 2/20/1991
Rifkin, Ned, "At the Corcoran," 4/28/1991
Cruz, Amanda, "AVA 10 artists forum," 6/12/1991
Potter, Ted, "10 years of AVA" - focus lecture, 7/17/1991
Cruz, Amanda, "AVA 10: WGMS at the Corcoran," 7/28/1991
AVA: 10 Artists - Forum, 1991
McCabe, Cynthia and James Kraft, "The sounding board" (2 copies), undated