Ad Reinhardt lecture
A lecture, "Islamic Art" delivered by Ad Reinhardt at the Washington Gallery of Modern Art in Washington, D.C.
Oral history interview with Sam Gilliam
1989 Nov. 4-11
54 Pages (Transcript)
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
54 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Sam Gilliam conducted 1989 Nov. 4-11, by Ben Forgey for the Archives of American Art. Gilliam speaks of his decision to come to Washington, D.C., from Louisville, Ky.; his shift from figurative painting to abstract painting; meeting Washington painters Robert Gates and Tom Downing; the "stature" of Tom Downing …
Benjamin Forgey papers
A majority of the collection contains subject and research files documenting the writings of Benjamin Forgey and focuses on urban development, the art scene, and museum and monument building projects in Washington, D.C. Also included are administrative files, photographs, correspondence, and sound cassettes of lectures by Forgey on Washington architecture …
Washington Print Club records
A catalog of the Washington Print Club Members' Show, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C., September 24 through November 17, 1976, and one letter each to Lynn Minna, organizer of the show, from artists Howard Norton Cook, Fritz Eichenberg, Armin Landeck, Gerson Leiber, Norma Morgan, Louis Schanker, Carol Summers, and Stow Wengenroth …
Brian Withers papers
Ten photographs taken by Withers of the construction of the mobile which Alexander Calder built for the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Photographs are annotated. Also included is a three page report by Withers, "Technical Data on Calder's Last Mobile for the National Gallery."
Letters received from Nancy Cooper Russell relating to Charles M. Russell
Five letters from Nancy Cooper Russell to the Kanst Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif. regarding paintings by her husband, Charles M. Russell. Also included is one letter to U.S. Royer, Los Angeles, Calif., and one letter to the Secretary of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Oral history interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro
Giampietro, Alexander (1912-2010)
An interview with Hubert Leckie and Alexander Giampietro conducted 1992 Feb. 13, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
George Biddle murals [graphic]
Photograph negatives of Biddle's murals for the Hall of Justice, Washington, D.C. showing the panels and details of the groups and figures.
Jack Perlmutter papers
Correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art, printed material document Perlmutter's career as a painter, printmaker, and teacher.
Jack Jefferson papers
The collection includes some professional letters; slides, transparencies, and negatives of artwork; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material including magazines and newspaper articles.