The View From the Castle: After a delayed start, the Institution has at last fulfilled its charter to encompass achievements of U.S. art

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, finally satisified, announces that the Smithsonian Institution has fulfilled its charter in encompassing the achievements of American art. A brief history of American art exhibitions, dealing with and without the Smithsonian, is given.

Subject

  • Saarinen, Eero 1910-1961
  • Saarinen, Eliel 1873-1950
  • Davies, Arthur B
  • Woolfenden, William E (William Edward) 1918-1995
  • Archives of American Art
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Whitney Museum
  • United States Commission of Fine Arts

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 7, no. 1 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

April 1976

Topic

  • Art
  • Castle View
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • SI, Early History
  • New York Armory Show of 1913
  • History
  • Art--History

Place

United States

Physical description

p. 6

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