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Accession 13-243,  National Museum of American Art, Curatorial Office,  Curatorial Records, 1992-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American Art, Curatorial Office
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1992-1998
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 13-243
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the curatorial records of George Gurney and documents his participation on a selection committee as part of the General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program to commission artwork for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Three artists were selected to create artworks for the building: Stephen Robin, Keith Sonnier and Martin Puryear. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, guidelines, a lecture, reports, images, clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the curatorial records of George Gurney and documents his participation on a selection committee as part of the General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program to commission artwork for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Three artists were selected to create artworks for the building: Stephen Robin, Keith Sonnier and Martin Puryear. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, guidelines, a lecture, reports, images, and clippings.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; 12/18/2006 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-243, National Museum of American Art, Curatorial Office, Curatorial Records

Container List

Box 1

General Services Administration - Advisory committee for selection of artists for the Ronald Reagan Building

Historical background, 1992-1998

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence with panel, 1992

Box 1 of 1

Committee materials, 1993

Box 1 of 1

Presentations of and approval of designs by Stephen Robin, Keith Sonnier, and Martin Puryear, 1995

Box 1 of 1

Stop work order controversy, 1996

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1997

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1998

Box 1 of 1

Lecture during opening ceremony, 1998

Box 1 of 1

Dedication materials, 1998

Box 1 of 1