Murals without walls [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen; director, Alfred Broderick; producer, Elizabeth Davis; artistic consultant, Ruth Bowman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wnettelv
Creators:
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1979
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
(30 min)
sd., col.
3/4 in.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Describes the 1972 discovery and later conservation of Arshile Gorky's murals "Aviation" at the Newark, N.J. International Airport, executed in 1937 by Gorky as part of the Work Projects Administration art project. Art historian Ruth Bowman, N.J. Port Authority employees Saul Wenegrat and Stephen Staempler, and conservator Carroll Wales of Oliver Bros. are among those who describe their involvement. The murals are now in the Newark Museum.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by the American Federation of Arts, who sponsored a tour of the Newark Museum exhibition "Murals Without Walls: Arshile Gorky's Aviation Murals Rediscovered," July 1979-December 1980. The exhibit was curated by Ruth Bowman.

Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
New York : WNET/Thirteen, 1979.

General
General
Broadcast Dec. 1978 on WNET/Thirteen's Dateline, N.J. series. U-matic video produced April 16, 1979.
General
Based on the exhibition "Murals Without Walls: Arshile Gorky's Aviation Murals Rediscovered," Newark Museum, Nov. 1978-March 1979.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New Jersey -- Newark Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newark Airport Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bowman, Ruth, 1923- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broderick, Alfred Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Federation of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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