Marcel Duchamp Retrospective Exhibition records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pasaart
Creators:
Pasadena Art Museum
Dates:
1959-1963
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Items
microfilm reels and 3 sound cassettes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Records relating to the Pasadena Museum of Art's exhibition "Marcel Duchamp," held Oct. 8-Nov. 3, 1963. Included are correspondence with Duchamp, work sheets, texts and layouts, catalog raisonne, loan agreements, printed matter, guest lists, shipping file, photographs, fact sheets, and clippings and untranscribed interviews.
Scope and Contents
The untranscribed interviews of Duchamp are recorded on three cassettes. The first cassette consists of interviews conducted in N.Y. and London for the British Broadcasting Corporation's "Art/Anti-Art Program" by George Heard Hamilton and Richard Hamilton in 1959; the second cassette, also for the BBC, is undated and contains excerpts of an interview conducted by Richard Hamilton; the third cassette is an interview of Duchamp conducted by Earl Carter of the Pasadena Museum of Art, October 1963.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Pasadena Art Museum (founded 1924) is an art museum in Pasadena, Calif. Renamed Norton Simon Museum of Art in 1974 and later renamed the Norton Simon Museum. Held Duchamp retrospective in 1963.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 4388-4390 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming in 1990 by the Pasadena Museum of Art, interviews were duplicated from the original reel to reel tapes onto three cassettes.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Microfilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm. Use of untranscribed interviews requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Exhibitions -- California -- Pasadena Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums -- California -- Pasadena Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carter, Earl Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamilton, George Heard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamilton, Richard, 1922- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
British Broadcasting Corporation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pasadena Art Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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