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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-235

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department

Exhibition Records, 1998-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1998-2012
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-235
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the development and general management of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The bulk of the materials were created by Kerry Brougher, Curator and Chief Curator, 2000-2014. Also documented in this accession are touring exhibitions, public programs, scholarly activities, and artwork from the collection. The department has frequently undergone name changes that have included the Curatorial Department, the Programs Department, and the Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division. Materials include proposals, floor plans, correspondence, memoranda, essays, brochures, budgets, object images, checklists, notes, clippings, schedules, meeting materials, background materials, videos, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the development and general management of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The bulk of the materials were created by Kerry Brougher, Curator and Chief Curator, 2000-2014. Also documented in this accession are touring exhibitions, public programs, scholarly activities, and artwork from the collection. The department has frequently undergone name changes that have included the Curatorial Department, the Programs Department, and the Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division. Materials include proposals, floor plans, correspondence, memoranda, essays, brochures, budgets, object images, checklists, notes, clippings, schedules, meeting materials, background materials, videos, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2028; Transferring office; 12/14/1984 memorandum, Massa to Davis; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-235, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Programs/Curatorial Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

"Hiroshi Sugimoto" - Publicity and Floor Plans, 2005-2006 (includes electronic records)

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Sugimoto - Lecture

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"Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth" - Costs and Checklist, 1998-2004

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Kiefer - Proposal and Budget

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Kiefer - Labels and Checklist, 2004-2006

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"Ways of Seeing: John Baldessari Explores the Collection" - Notes, Correspondence, and Object Lists, 2005-2007 (includes electronic records)

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"Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas: Recent Sculpture" - Floor Plans and Publicity, 2006-2007

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"Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection" - Object List, 2006

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Yoko Ono Wish Tree, 2007 (includes electronic records)

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Yoko Ono Wish Tree - Notes and Remarks

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"Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image" - Project Descriptions, 2007

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Cinema Effect - Checklists, 2007

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Cinema Effect - Press Materials, 2007-2008

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Cinema Effect - Production Schedule, 2007

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Cinema Effect - Gifts/Funders and Potential Funders, 2007

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Cinema Effect - Dreams Brochure

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Cinema Effect - Budget, 2007

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Cinema Effect - Public Programs, 2007

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Cinema Effect - Kerry Brougher Essay (2 folders)

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Cinema Effect - Anne Ellegood Essay

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Cinema Effect - Kristen Hileman Essay

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Cinema Effect - Correspondence, 2005-2007

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"Gyroscope" - Ideas/Rotations, 2005

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Gyroscope - Press, 2003

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Gyroscope - Project Description, 2002-2003

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Gyroscope - Publications, 2003

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Gyroscope - Proposals and Schedule, 2003-2004

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Gyroscope - Methodology and Recommendations, 2005

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Gyroscope - Checklists, 2003

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Gyroscope - Education, 2003

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Gyroscope - Images, 2002-2003

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Gyroscope - Budget, 2003-2004

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Foundation Alberto et Annette Giacometti - Proposed Exhibition, 2006 (includes electronic records)

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Marlene Dumas Exhibition Fact Sheet, 2006

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Endurance Correspondence, 2005

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Box 2

"Morris Louis: An American Master Revisited" - Press and Notes, 2006-2007

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"Wolfgang Tillmans" - Background Information and Floor Plan, 2006

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Tillmans - Press and Correspondence, 2005-2007 (includes electronic records)

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"Directions: Dana Hoey" - Budget, 2000

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Pending Touring Exhibitions, 2001

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"Directions" Series - Budget and Fund Raising, 2002-2003

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Directions - Proposals, 2006-2007

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Doug Aitken Essay, 2012

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"Guillermo Kuitca: Everything - Paintings and Works on Paper, 1980-2008" - Fundraising, 2003-2009

Box 2 of 3

"The Panza Collection and Ways of Seeing: Giuseppe and Giovanna Panza" - Background Information

Box 2 of 3

Panza - Checklists, 2004-2007

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"Ed Ruscha" - Wolfsburg, 2000-2002

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Ruscha - Tour, 2000-2002

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Ruscha - Fort Worth, 2001

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Ruscha - "9, 8, 7, 6" Issue, 2001

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Jangers Ruscha Painting, 2001-2002

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Ruscha - Press, 2000-2001

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Ruscha - Oxford, 2001-2002

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"Clyfford Still: Paintings, 1944-1960" - Budget and Press, 2001

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"Directions: Tim Hawkinson" - Budget, 2000-2001

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Venice Biennale, 2001

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"Juan Munoz" - Checklists and Correspondence, 2001-2002

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Munoz - Terra Lycos, 2000-2001

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Munoz - Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002-2003

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Munoz - Publicity Report (Art Institute of Chicago)

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Tacita Dean - Exhibitions, Events, and Correspondence, 2001

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"Directions: Tacita Dean" - Budget, 2001

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Dean - Articles/Web Information, 2000-2001

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Dean - Funding, 2001-2002

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Dean - Press, 2001

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Dean - Schedule, 2001

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"Directions: Marina Abramovic" - Budget, 2001

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"Metropolis in the Machine Age" - Proposal and Budget, 2001-2002

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Box 3

"H. C. Westermann" - Schedule, Budget, and Correspondence, 2000-2001

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"Directions: Ron Mueck" - Budget and Funding, 2001-2002

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"Directions: Ernesto Neto" - Budget, Proposal, and Background Information, 2001-2002

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"Open City: Street Photographs since 1950" - Essay, 2000-2002

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Open City - Publicity, 2002 (includes electronic records)

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Mexican Horror Films, 2003

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"Ai Weiwei: According to What?" - Proposal, Floor Plans, and Background Information, 2011-2012

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Fred Sandback Exhibition Proposal, 2007

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Ways of Seeing Proposal, 2007

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Gorky/de Kooning Exhibitions, 2000-2001

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Michael Klein/Kathryn Lynch, 2002

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"Olafur Eliasson: Institutional Thresholds" - Book Proposal, 2007

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Jim Sanborn

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Baadassss Cinema, 2002

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"Directions: Russell Crotty" - Background Information, 2003

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Willie Doherty, 2002

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New Wave, 2001

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Lee Bontecou, 2002

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Book Depository Museum, 2006

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Color Field Research

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Dead Exhibition Proposals, 2004-2005

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Eija-Liisa Ahtila, 2002

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Doug Aitken Video, 2003 (includes 2 VHS tapes)

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Black Box Space

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Building Expansion

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Argentina, 2009

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Vito Acconci - Background Information (includes electronic records)

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Kelly Richardson - Compilation DVD, 2004 (electronic records)

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