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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 07-179

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department

Exhibition Records, 1988-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1988-1997
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 07-179
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, funding, and execution of the exhibition "Distemper: Dissonant Themes of the Art of the 1990s." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research materials, images, photographic permissions, checklists, brochures, fundraising information, floor plans, lecture notes, floppy disks, budgets, catalogue materials, loan information, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of records documenting the planning, funding, and execution of the exhibition Distemper: Dissonant Themes of the Art of the 1990s. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research materials, images, photographic permissions, checklists, brochures, fundraising information, floor plans, lecture notes, floppy disks, budgets, catalogue materials, loan information, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-179, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Distemper: Artist List

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Reproduction Invoices; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Artist Photos and Xeroxes; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Catalog: AP Photos; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: General Research

Box 1 of 3

Poland

Distemper: Consulate General Poland, New York, New York; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Embassy of Poland, Washington, D.C.; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper Publishers

Distemper: Publishers Cantz Verlag; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue Publisher D.A.P.; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Publishers Smithsonian Institution (SI) Press

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Publishers Zwemmer Publishers; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Publishers A.R.T. Press; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Embassy of South Africa

Distemper: Ambassador Franklin Sonn, South Africa; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Embassy of the United Kingdom

Distemper: Ambassador John Kerr United Kingdom; 1995

Box 1 of 3

General

Distemper - Video Project; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Twenty-first Century Research

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: End Millennium Articles

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Millennium Research

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Artist Research; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: 11th Artist Research; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Color Xeroxes

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Slide Labels

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Shipping; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Films; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Catalog: Sample Bibliography

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Production Meetings

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Artist Birthdates

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Photo Permissions: Artists; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Artist Reproduction: Originals; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Museum Reproduction: Originals; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Collections Reproduction: Originals; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: List of Catalog Figures; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Checklist of the Exhibition; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Germany

Germany; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Embassy of Germany; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Hotels

Distemper: Hotels; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Miami Center for the Fine Arts

Distemper: Miami Center for the Fine Arts; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Embassy of the Netherlands

Distemper: Netherlands Embassy, Washington, D.C.; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Netherlands Embassy, New York, New York; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Opening

Distemper: Opening Dinner List; 1996 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Dinner; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Opening Invitation; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Congratulations; 1996-1997

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Thank You Letters; 1992-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: General

Box 1 of 3

Photocopied Texts

Box 1 of 3

Photo Permissions

Distemper Photo Permissions: Collections; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper Photo Permissions: Museums; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Checklists

Distemper: Current Checklists; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Checklists; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Education

Distemper: Film Program; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Film; 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Education Gallery Guide; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Education Resource Center; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Floor Plans

Distemper: Installation; 1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Floorplans; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Distemper Essays

Distemper: Catalogue - Artist's Quotes; 1990-1995

Box 1 of 3

Kuitca Essay; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Ray Essay; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Salcedo Essay; 1995

Box 1 of 3

Mike Kelley; 1994-1995

Box 1 of 3

General Essay

Box 1 of 3

Distemper Development

Distemper: Development (General); 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

Distemper: Development - BMW; 1991-1996

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Distemper: Development - Carlyle Suites Hotel; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: General Development, Corporate and Foundations; 1995

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Corporate Sponsors; 1995

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - British Arts Council; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Mondrian Foundation; 1995-1997

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: General Development, Embassies; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Institut Fur Auslandsbeziehungen; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Airlines; 1995

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Hotels; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Grants

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - MCI; 1995

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Elizabeth Graham Firestone Foundation; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Henry Moore Foundation; 1995-1997

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Mercedes Benz; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Norton Family Foundation; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Development - Washington Post; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Catalogue

Distemper: Acknowledgments

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue - Layout; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue - Artist's Biographies; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Catalogues Photos

Distemper: Catalogue Photos; 1992-1996

Box 2 of 3

Photo Credits; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue - AP Photos; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper Brochure

Distemper: Brochure Samples; 1988-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Brochure; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Budget

Distemper: Lectures; Balkenhol #1 Disk, Balkenhol #2 Disk; 1995 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Budget; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper Catalogue - Bethany Johns

Distemper: Catalogue - Bethany Johns; 1991-1996

Box 2 of 3

Photos to Bethany

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue Cover

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Catalogue - Captions

Box 2 of 3

Catalog Photos/Captions; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Rachel Whiteread

Distemper: Whiteread Correspond. with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Whiteread - General Correspondence; 1992-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Whiteread/Prix Eliette von Karajan; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Whiteread Loan: Slab (Plug), 1994; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Whiteread Loan: Yellow Leaf, 1989; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Whiteread Loan: Untitled (Amber Matress), 1992; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Whiteread Loan: Untitled (Wardrobe), 1994-1995; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Whiteread - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Whiteread Photos; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Whiteread - Miscellaneous; 1992-1996

Box 2 of 3

Whiteread Loan: Untitled (Black Bed), 1991; 1996

Box 2 of 3

Argentina

Distemper: Embassy of Argentina, Washington, D.C.; 1995-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper Blurb

Distemper: Blurb (Miscellaneous); 1994-1996

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Blurb (July); 1996-1997

Box 2 of 3

Distemper: Blurb (Current); 1996-1997

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Distemper: Blurb (June); 1995

Box 3 of 3

Miroslaw Balka

Distemper: Balka - General Correspondence; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Balka - Balka Correspondence with the Artist; 1994-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Balka Loans; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Balka Miscellaneous; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Balka - Balka - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1994-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Steven Oliver (Balka); 1994-1995

Box 3 of 3

Balka Photos Correspondence; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Marlene Dumas

Distemper: Dumas - General Correspondence; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Dumas Correspondence with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Loan: Group Show, 1993; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Loan: Indifference, 1994; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Loan: Cupid, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Loan: The Painter, 1994; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Loan: Cold Woman, 1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Dumas - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1995

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Dumas - Miscellaneous; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Loan: Black Drawings, 1992-1993; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Dumas Photos Correspondence; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Robert Gober

Distemper: Gober Correspondence with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Gober - General Correspondence; 1988-1996

Box 3 of 3

Gober Loan: Prison Window, 1992; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Gober Loan: Chair With Pipe, 1994-1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Gober - Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Gober - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Gober Photos Correspondence; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Mona Hatoum

Distemper: Hatoum Correspondence with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Hatoum - General Correspondence; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Hatoum Loan: Entrails Carpet, 1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Hatoum Loan: Socle du Monde, 1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Hatoum - Miscellaneous; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Hatoum - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Hatoum Photos Correspondence; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Mike Kelley

Distemper: Kelley Correspondence with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kelley - General Correspondence; 1994-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kelley - Miscellaneous; 1991-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kelley - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Kelley Photos Correspondence; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, #1, Birth of a New Year from "The Thirteen Seasons", 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kelley, Mike, #2, Fecundity from the "The Thirteen Seasons"; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, #3, What's Limp in 3D is Erect in 2D from "The", 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, #6, The Fall from "The Thirteen Season: Heavy", 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, Untitled #3, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike #7, The Descent from "The", 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, Untitled #2, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, Untitled #5, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, Untitled #9, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, #12, Death from "The Thirteen Seasons: Heavy", 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, #11, The Giving Old Man from "The", 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Liberal Paganism, 1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper Loan: Kelley, Mike, Prenatal Mutual Recognition of Betty + Barney Hill, 1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Guillermo Kuitca

Distemper: Kuitca General Correspondence; 1994-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kuitca - Correspond. with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Kuitca Loan: People on Fire, 1993 (Gomez); 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Kuitca Loan: People on Fire, 1993 (Westwater); 1996

Box 3 of 3

Kuitca Loan: Untitled, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Kuitca Loan: Untitled, 1995 (D. Workman); 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Kuitca Loan: Untitled, 1995 (M/M McCall); 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kuitca Miscellaneous; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Kuitca - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Kuitca Photos Correspondence; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Charles Ray

Distemper: Ray - Correspondence with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Ray - General Correspondence; 1992-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Ray - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Ray Miscellaneous; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Ray - Final Photos; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Doris Salcedo

Distemper: Salcedo - Correspond. with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Salcedo General Correspondence; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Salcedo Loan: La Casa Viuda IV, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Salcedo Loan: La Casa Viuda VI, 1995; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Salcedo Loan: Casa Viuda I, 92-94; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Salcedo Miscellaneous; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Salcedo - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Salcedo Photos Correspondence; 1994-1996

Box 3 of 3

Thomas Schutte

Distemper: Schutte Correspondence with the Artist; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Schutte - General Correspondence; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Schutte Loan: Kleiner Respekt, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Schutte Loan: No Respekt, 1994; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Schutte Loan: Grosser Respekt, 1994; 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Schutte Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

Distemper: Schutte - Internal Forms, Etc.; 1996

Box 3 of 3

Schutte Photos Correspondence; 1996

Box 3 of 3