Cynthia Goodman papers

Collection ID:
Goodman, Cynthia
circa 1960-2000
Physical Description:
25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of curator and writer, Cynthia Goodman, date from circa 1960-2000 and measure 25.0 linear feet. The papers document her graduate and professional career including her studies in art history and early career writing and organizing exhibitions around Hans Hofmann and his legacy, and later her research related to the nascent computer art. The papers, organized primarily by project and artist files, include biographical material, interviews with artists, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs and audio visual material. A portion of the collection contains electronic media.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Cynthia Goodman is a curator and writer in Cincinnati, Ohio. Goodman was Direcutor of the IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, New York from 1987-1990 and wrote the book Digital Visions: Computers and Art, 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2019 by Cynthia Goodman.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings and born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Computer Art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curators -- Ohio -- Cincinnati Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Authors -- Ohio -- Cincinnati Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001