Curatorial Records,
1976-1999 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 03-043
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
1976-1999 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document the curatorial activities of Frank Gettings, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1969-1999. Some exhibitions curated by Frank Gettings for the Hirshhorn included: Picasso's Etchings: Selections from the Museum's Collecion (1975); Robert Rauschenberg: Stoned Moon Series (1976); Art Deco Posters from the Library of Congress (1980); Raphael Soyer: Sixty-five Years of Printmaking (1982); Picasso Linocuts from the Museum's Collection (1991), and WORKS: Different Drummers (1988). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notebooks, writings, research notes, brochures, artwork purchase proposals, valuations, collection lists, photographs of Gettings, and exhibition proposals.
Image files comprised of photos, slides and transparencies of individual works of art were transferred to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library, for inclusion in the museum's artist study files.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-043, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Records

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Picasso's Etchings: Selections from the Museum's Collection (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robert Rauschenberg: Stoned Moon Series (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Deco Posters from the Library of Congress (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Raphael Soyer: Sixty-five Years of Printmaking (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
WORKS: Different Drummers (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picasso Linocuts from the Museum's Collection (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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Washington, D.C.
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