Barbara Jarocki collection, EEPA 2016-003, 1983
EEPA.2016-003

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-003
Creators:
Barbara Jarocki
Dates:
1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
65 photographs
color
4 x 6 inches
2 photographs
color
5 x 7 inches
1 postcard
color
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley, and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.
Objects were primarily created by the Yoruba, Baule, and Dan peoples and include a ladle, Ibeji, top from a Champion Cultivator Staff (Daleu), a beaded sheath for Orisha Oko staff, hoes, a divination tray, headdresses, a beaded crown, a rhythm pounder and masks, particularly a four-faced helmet mask and a double face mask (Kpelie). Object materials include wood, animal skin, metal, beads, cowrie shells, and cloth. Major contributers to the exhibition include Paul and Ruth Tishman, Drs. Noble and Jean Endicott, Richard J. Faletti, and the Michael Oliver Gallery.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged into four series:
Series 1: Installation Photos, 1983 (22 photographs; Binder 1)
Series 2: Idenified Objects, 1983 (23 photographs; Binder 1)
Series 3: Unidentified Objects, 1983 (22 photographs; Binder 1)
Series 4: Printed Material, 1983 (1 item; Binder 1)

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Barbara Jarocki curated numerous exhibits, including "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983; Sarah Lawrence College) and "Cameroon: Art and Life Interwoven" (April-July, 1988; May Weber Museum of Cultural Arts, Chicago). A geneous donor, Jarocki and her husband, Robert Fudim, gave the artwork "Playing Card", circa 1770, to the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Museum.

Administration
Processing Information note
Processed by Eden Orelove, December 2016
Description note
When known, objects' dimensions, materials and collector are noted.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Eden Orelove
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated by Barbara Jarocki in 2016.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For information on photo services and research appointments, please contact Archives staff at: elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Conditions Governing Access note
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Preferred Citation note
Barbara Jarocki Collection, EEPA 2016-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baule (African people) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clothing--headdresses Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dan (African people) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ere ibeji Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ivory Coast Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masks, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Senufo (African people) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-carving--Africa--Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Works of art in situ Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yoruba (African people) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-4690
elisofonarchives@si.edu