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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-096

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director

Exhibition Records, circa 2001-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 2001-2004
Quantity: 6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 08-096
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the exhibition "Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance, 1972-1985." The exhibition was organized by Olga M. Viso, Curator of Contemporary Art, 2000-2003, and Deputy Director, 2003-2005, and traveled to several venues between 2004 and 2006. This accession also documents Viso's extensive research into the life and work of Mendieta, including visits to places and people associated with Mendieta in both Cuba and Mexico. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photocopies of articles, clippings, loan information, photocopies of artwork, photographs of Cuba and Mexico, picture postcards, notebooks, label text, checklists, funding information, object lists, slides of objects, catalogue copy, catalogue illustrations, catalogue elements, and related materials. Some materials are from her tenure in the Curatorial Department. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the exhibition Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance, 1972-1985. The exhibition was organized by Olga M. Viso, Curator of Contemporary Art, 2000-2003, and Deputy Director, 2003-2005, and traveled to several venues between 2004 and 2006. This accession also documents Viso's extensive research into the life and work of Mendieta, including visits to places and people associated with Mendieta in both Cuba and Mexico. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photocopies of articles, clippings, loan information, photocopies of artwork, photographs of Cuba and Mexico, picture postcards, notebooks, label text, checklists, funding information, object lists, slides of objects, catalogue copy, catalogue illustrations, catalogue elements, and related materials. Some materials are from her tenure in the Curatorial Department. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020. Boxes 3 and 8 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 3/19/2008 memorandum, Wright to James; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-096, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Drafts for Talks and Papers

Box 1 of 8

Show Wall Labels

Box 1 of 8

Photography (correspondence with potential donors)

Box 1 of 8

Floor Plans (Whitney Museum)

Box 1 of 8

Duplicate Slides

Box 1 of 8

Hirshhorn Calendar

Box 1 of 8

Working Checklists (Works for show)

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence

Box 1 of 8

Whitney Invite List

Box 1 of 8

Save the Date Letters

Box 1 of 8

Exhibitions (Framing and Conservation)

Box 1 of 8

Miami Art Museum Information

Box 1 of 8

Whitney Tape Transcript

Box 1 of 8

Budget

Box 1 of 8

Publicity

Box 1 of 8

Loans

Box 1 of 8

Herzberg, Roulet, Iles (Correspondence)

Box 1 of 8

Press

Box 1 of 8

Remarks

Box 1 of 8

Miami Lecture

Box 1 of 8

Hirshhorn Exhibit

Box 1 of 8

Slide List

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence with Hans Breder

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence with Laura Roulet

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence with Delong

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence with Family

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence - Internal

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence - General

Box 1 of 8

Intermedia Gallery

Box 1 of 8

Education Programs

Box 1 of 8

Project Description

Box 1 of 8

Fundraising Prospects

Box 1 of 8

Exhibit Design

Box 1 of 8

Installation

Box 1 of 8

Media Component

Box 1 of 8

Presentation Modes

Box 1 of 8

Shipping

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Essays - Guy Brett

Box 2 of 8

Essays - Julia Herberg

Box 2 of 8

Essays - Chrissy Iles

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue Essay - Viso

Box 2 of 8

Timetable

Box 2 of 8

LeLong Archives Inventory

Box 2 of 8

Estate Works

Box 2 of 8

Films

Box 2 of 8

Consultant - Herzberg

Box 2 of 8

JP Morgan Chase

Box 2 of 8

Getty Grant

Box 2 of 8

Halle Family Foundation

Box 2 of 8

Latino Grant

Box 2 of 8

Luce Grant

Box 2 of 8

Madonna

Box 2 of 8

Mapplethorpe Grant

Box 2 of 8

Metlife Grant

Box 2 of 8

Craig Robbins

Box 2 of 8

Rockefeller Grant

Box 2 of 8

Rothschild Grant

Box 2 of 8

Sprint Foundation

Box 2 of 8

Warhol Foundation

Box 2 of 8

Iowa Research

Box 2 of 8

Rome

Box 2 of 8

Cesar Trasobares Interviews and Owned Works

Box 2 of 8

Peter Menendez Interviews and Owned Works

Box 2 of 8

Conservation Issues

Box 2 of 8

Photograph Orders - Internal

Box 2 of 8

Press Images

Box 2 of 8

New York File - Guest Lists

Box 2 of 8

Contract (Tour)

Box 2 of 8

Tour

Box 2 of 8

Mendieta Travel

Box 2 of 8

Des Moines Press Materials

Box 2 of 8

Miscellaneous Press

Box 2 of 8

Invite List/Dinner

Box 2 of 8

Contact Information

Box 2 of 8

Tour Information

Box 2 of 8

Miscellaneous

Box 2 of 8

Contact Log/Checklist/Viso's Colleague Listings

Box 2 of 8

Budget

Box 2 of 8

Budget - Laura Roulet

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue Photography

Box 2 of 8

Publisher

Box 2 of 8

Authors

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue Back Matter

Box 2 of 8

Chronology Drafts

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue Specifications/Print Run

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue Fact Checking

Box 2 of 8

Catalogue Copy (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Designers

Box 3 of 8

Lender Files (107 folders) [RESTRICTED]

Box 3 of 8

Loan Forms with Miami Dates

Box 3 of 8

Loan Research

Box 3 of 8

Cuba Correspondence

Box 3 of 8

Press on Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Show

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

New Grange (Book)

Box 4 of 8

Hill of Tara (Book)

Box 4 of 8

Cerveteri

Box 4 of 8

Malta

Box 4 of 8

Mesoamericano Sources

Box 4 of 8

Mexican Milagros and Ex-votos

Box 4 of 8

Artists to Cross-reference

Box 4 of 8

Cuba

Box 4 of 8

Tassili Frescos - Algeria

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired By Mendieta

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Vito Acconci

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Jackie Apple

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Carl Andre

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Eleanor Antin

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Pablo Armando Fernandez

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Bueys

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Hans Breder

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Chris Burden

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Betsy Damon

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Maya Deren

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Hans Haacke

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Harmony Hammond

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Rebecca Horn

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Suzanne Lacy

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Vito Acconci

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Gordon Matta-Clark

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Robert Morris

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Bruce Nauman

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Nam June Paik

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Adrian Piper

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Yvonne Rainer

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Robert Smithson

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Nancy Spero

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Hannah Wilke

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Martha Wilson

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Carolee Schneeman

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Theresa Cha

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Yemaya Oluken

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Ruben Torres-Llorca

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Robert Rodale

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Robert Long

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Naomi Fischer

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Mary Beth Edelson

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Italian Artists

Box 4 of 8

Artists Inspired by Mendieta - Tania Bruguera

Box 4 of 8

Art Forum - Information on Mendieta

Box 4 of 8

Iowa Intermedia

Box 4 of 8

Mendieta Follow-up

Box 4 of 8

Geomancy - Divination

Box 4 of 8

Afro-Cuban Sources

Box 4 of 8

Taino Art Sources

Box 4 of 8

Feminism

Box 4 of 8

AIR

Box 4 of 8

Lucy Lippard

Box 4 of 8

Fetish

Box 4 of 8

Timeline

Box 4 of 8

Viso Notes

Box 4 of 8

Multiculturalism

Box 4 of 8

Avalanche

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Mendieta Chronology

Box 5 of 8

Bibliography (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Silueta Slide Notes

Box 5 of 8

Gallery LeLong Photographs (Not in Exhibition)

Box 5 of 8

Sculptures Not in Exhibition

Box 5 of 8

Drawings Not in Exhibition

Box 5 of 8

Amategrams Not in Exhibition

Box 5 of 8

Leaf Drawings Not in Exhibition

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1971-1977

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1978

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1979

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1980

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1981

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1982

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1983

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1984

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1985

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1987

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1988

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1989

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1990

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1991

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1992

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1993

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1994

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1995

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1998

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 1999 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Background Research - Press, 2000

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Background Research - Press, 2001

Box 6 of 8

Background Research - Press, 2002

Box 6 of 8

Background Research - Press, Miscellaneous

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index A

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index B

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index C-D

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index E-G

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index H-L

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index M-P

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index R-W

Box 6 of 8

Figure Illustration Index Miscellaneous

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Cuba

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Iowa

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Mexico

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Miami

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Miscellaneous Sites

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - New York

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Rome

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Family

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Miscellaneous

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Figure Illustrations - Other Artists

Box 6 of 8

Mendieta Group and Solo Exhibition History (3 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Catalogue Sent Out

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Photographs - Rome (American Academy)

Box 7 of 8

Clippings

Box 7 of 8

Mendieta - UST of Works (1970s slides/films)

Box 7 of 8

Works and Siluetas (slides), 1977-1983

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Yagul

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Xochimilco Cemetery

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - La Ventoja

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Teotitlan

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Santo Domingo

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - San Felipe

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Monte Alban

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Mitla

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Hotel Principal

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Dainzu

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Cuilapan

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Trip (Miscellaneous)

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Chichen Itza

Box 7 of 8

Mexico - Tula

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Mendieta Interviews - General (Accession 09-297)

Box 8 of 8

Mendieta Interviews - A-T (5 folders) (Accession 09-297)

Box 8 of 8

Mendieta Personal Correspondence - A-Z (5 folders) (Accession 09-297)

Box 8 of 8

Loan Agreements (2 folders) (Accession 09-297) [RESTRICTED]

Box 8 of 8

Mendieta Intermedia Gallery (Accession 09-297)

Box 8 of 8

Mendieta Exhibition Checklist with Photographs (7 folders) (Accession 09-297)

Box 8 of 8

Mendieta Catalogue Distribution (includes electronic records) (Accession 09-297)

Box 8 of 8