Scope and Contents
This collection includes photographic images (black-and-white photographic prints, negatives and color transparencies) collected by art historian Judith Zilczer in support of her research in early modernists, collectors and patronage; early 20th century sculpture, post-Impressionists; and music and art synergies. Among the artists represented: Milton Avery, Oscar Bluemner, John Covert, Andrew Dasburg, Arthur B. Davies, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Marsden Hartley, B.J.O. Nordfelt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Francis Picabia, Horace Pippen, Morton Schamberg, Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, Abraham Walkowitz and Max Weber.
A second large part of the collection consists of research images assembled during the organization of the Hirshhorn Museum's 1996 retrospective exhibition for artist Richard Lindner.
In addition, the collection also includes some typescript manuscripts and article offprints authored by Zilczer in which the images were featured, including:
"Decoding John Covert's Time, 1919," Art Bulletin, Vol. LXXV, no. 4 (Dec. 1993), pp. 713-722.
"Light Coming on the Plains: Georgia O'Keeffe's Sunrise Series," artibus et historiae, No. 40, 1999, pp. 191-208.
"Color Music": Synaesthesia and Nineteenth Century Sources for Abstract Art," artibus et historiae, No. 16, 1997, pp. 101-126.