NMAA Receives Paintings from Container Corp

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Summary

The National Museum of American Art, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, receives 311 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and collages from Container Corporation of America. Artists include Leonard Baskin, Joseph Cornell, Willem de Kooning, Ellen Lanyon, Jacob Lawrence, Rene Magritte, and Larry Rivers.

Subject

  • Container Corporation of America
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," February 1985, p. 1-2.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "Robert McC. Adams Chronology."

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1985

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Gifts
  • Artists
  • Art objects

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