SIA Acc. 08-167, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition Records, c. 1996-2004

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Summary

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions curated by Olga M. Viso, Curator and later Deputy Director (2003-2005). Some records also document the administration of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Viso's research. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "DIRECTIONS: Juan Munoz;" "Triumph of the Spirit: Carlos Alphonzo, A Survey, 1975-1991;" "DIRECTIONS: Beverly Semmes;" "DIRECTIONS: Cathy de Monchaux;" "DIRECTIONS: Ernesto Neto;" "DIRECTIONS: Toba Khedoori;" "DIRECTIONS: Sam Taylor-Wood;" "Robert Gober: Drawings + Sculptures;" "Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance, 1972-1985;" "Wolgang Laib: A Retrospective;" "DIRECTIONS: Dan Steinhilber;" and "Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century." Many of these records date from Viso's career in the Curatorial Department. Materials include lecture texts, PowerPoint presentations, outgoing correspondence, budgets, checklists, essays, audiovisual files, and related materials. All materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • Viso, Olga M. 1966-
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Curatorial Department
  • Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance, 1972-1985 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Beverly Semmes (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Cathy de Monchaux (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Dan Steinhilber (Exhibition) (2003-2004: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Ernesto Neto (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Juan Munoz (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Sam Taylor-Wood (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)
  • DIRECTIONS: Toba Khedoori (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)
  • Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)
  • Robert Gober: Drawings + Sculptures (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)
  • Triumph of the Spirit: Carlos Alphonzo, A Survey, 1975-1991 (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)
  • Wolfgang Laib: A Retrospective (Traveling exhibition)

Notes

For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unrranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1996
  • 1996-2004
  • c 1996-2004

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 3/19/2008 memorandum, Wright to James; Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Budget
  • Museums
  • Art, Modern
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

  • Electronic records
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 08-167