Query: Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.)
"Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation," 2001-2002
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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David S. Rubin papers
Creators:
Rubin, David S., 1949-
Dates:
1960-2017
Size:
23 Linear feet
57.68 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.rubidavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator and art critic David S. Rubin measure 23 linear feet and 57.68 gigabytes and date from 1960 to 2017. The papers are comprised of biographical materials, interviews, correspondence, writing projects and notes, artists' files, exhibition files, professional files, subject and research files, printed materials, and photographic materials documenting Rubin's work in California, Arizona, and other locations throughout the United States.

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Institute of Contemporary Arts records
Creators:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1927-circa 1985
bulk 1947-1967
Size:
36 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.instcona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Washington, D.C. arts and educational organization, Institute of Contemporary Arts, measure 36 linear feet and date from 1927-circa 1985, with the bulk of the material spanning the organization's active years, 1947-1967. The collection documents the arts and cultural programming organized by the ICA through correspondence, artists' files, program and exhibition files, administrative and financial records, printed materials and photographs. Also found are administrative, student, and teacher records of the ICA school; records of the Fine Arts Committee of the People-to-People Project; and some personal papers of the ICA's founder, Robert Richman.

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic format. Exhibitions documented in this accession include …

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in Accession 12-375 for Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.)
Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers
Creators:
Knight, Gwendolyn
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000
Dates:
1816
1914-2008
bulk 1973-2001
Size:
25.35 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.lawrjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and educator Jacob Lawrence and his wife, artist Gwendolyn Knight measure 25.35 linear feet and 0.001 GB date from 1914 to 2008, with one item from 1816 and the bulk of the material dating from 1973 to 2001. The collection includes biographical material; correspondence including condolence letters to Gwendolyn Knight after Jacob Lawrence's death; writings by Jacob Lawrence and others; printed and digital material; photographs; personal business records; artwork; records from the Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonné Project; materials related to the Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation; professional files; and material related to awards and honors received by Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight.

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Igri player in the njenji parade at Ezi Nwachi compound, Ndibe village, Afikpo Village-Group, Nigeria
Level:
item
Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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in EEPA.2000-007 for Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.)
Igri players in the njenji parade at Ezi Nwachi compound, Ndibe village, Afikpo Village-Group, Nigeria
Level:
item
Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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in EEPA.2000-007 for Making the Grade: Arts of Initiation (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.)
Richard York Gallery records
Creators:
Richard York Gallery
Dates:
circa 1865-2008
bulk 1981-2004
Size:
87.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.richyorg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Richard York Gallery, a New York gallery specializing in American art from early 1800s to 1950, measure 87.5 linear feet and date from circa 1865-2005, with the bulk of the material dating from 1981 to 2004. The collection contains artists' artwork files, documenting the sale and consignment of nearly 6,500 works of art. The gallery's activities are also recorded through correspondence, artists' files, client files, gallery invoices, inventories, business and financial records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographic materials of artwork, and estate records for the John Marin estate and Sergio Stella estate (Joseph Stella).

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Marion Greenstone papers
Creators:
Greenstone, Marion
Dates:
1929-2014
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.greemario
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and educator Marion Greenstone measure 4.6 linear feet, and date from 1929-2014. The collection documents Greenstone's career through biographical materials, mixed professional and personal correspondence, writings and notebooks, exhibition and gallery files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, sketches and sketchbooks, and photographs. The papers also include three motion picture films comprised of homemade footage created by Greenstone.

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Ray Yoshida papers
Creators:
Yoshida, Ray
Dates:
circa 1895-2010
bulk 1950-2005
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.yoshray
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Chicago artist and educator Ray Yoshida measure 10 linear feet and date from circa 1895 to 2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 2005. Yoshida's career as a painter and collagist as well as his long tenure as a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are documented through biographical material, personal correspondence, notebooks and writings, teaching records, personal business records, printed material, source material, photographs, sketchbooks, artwork by Yoshida and others, and scrapbooks. Items within the collection also document Yoshida's personal interest in collecting folk art and artifacts.

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