This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Exhibitions documented include Drawings by Hugo Gellert; Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson; A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist; Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits; Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time; Hans Namuth: Portraits; Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America; George and Martha Washington Portraits from the Presidential Years; Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen; Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century; Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963; Faces of TIME: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits; George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace; Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places; Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio; and Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection. Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and newspaper clippings.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-105, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
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