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Creators:
Spagna, Vincent, b. 1897
Dates:
1935-1947
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.spagvinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

2 photographs of Spagna, 22 of his painting and 5 of Spagna's New York City WPA-FAP children's art classes; 2 sketches; 2 business letters; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and 14 items relating to the Artist's Cultural Society, including a manifesto demanding that "the cultural man stand up and meet this great anti-cultural force and stop it from c...

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Creators:
Taylor, Betty Blayton, 1937-2016
Dates:
1929-2016
bulk 1970s-2000s
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blaybett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and art administrator Betty Blayton-Taylor measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1929 to 2016, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s to the 2000s. The collection contains biographical material including resumes, awards, family papers, autograph books from her time in school, and mix tapes; correspondence with colleagues, friends, and other artists including Frank Wimberley, Howardina Pindell, and Eugene Grigsby; and writings including artist statements and notes. Also included are files related to the Children's Art Carnival, an arts education organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, for which she served as executive director for many years. These files include board and committee files, budget and financial documents, correspondence, and reports. Files related to the Harlem Textile Works, another organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, include board and committee files, correspondence, business plans, and reports. The collection also includes material related to professional activities including exhibition files, committee files, consignment and sale agreements, financial documents, and property files; printed material including exhibition announcements, catalogs and programs, newspaper clippings, published books, and recorded conference proceedings; a scrapbook containing primarily clippings, as well as some correspondence and other printed material; and photographic material including photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images.

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Creators:
Zilberg, Jonathan Leslie, 1961-
Dates:
1961-1967
Size:
24 Items (24 art originals : watercolor on paper ; mounted in album 25 x 31 cm. + 1 essay (10 leaves ; 28 cm.) + 3 appendices (5, 2, [1] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.))
Collection ID:
SIL-AA.XXXX-0016
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Consists of 24 watercolors mounted in a "Croxley Drawing Book" album ([24] p., interleaved with tissue paper) with the hand-written identification: "Watercolour drawings by f-emale & m-ale African primary school children" on p. [1] of the cover; 1 print-out of essay (2010), Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution, by Jonathan Zilberg; and 1 photocopy of a "Suggested press release" for a traveling exhibition of similar paintings that toured the U.S. under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service from 1960 through 1970. The paintings were mounted in the album sometime between 1965 and 1967. The watercolors were created by children at the Nyarutsetso Art Centre, Highfield, Salisbury (now Harare) Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the course of art classes taught by Anglican missionary and art educator, Canon Edward Paterson, and date from 1961-1967.

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Creators:
Bell, Philip Fletcher, 1907-1964
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
circa 1963
Size:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bell63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Philip Fletcher Bell conducted circa 1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Tiefenbacher, Lyn
Katzman, Lynn
Dates:
circa 1971
Size:
14 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.tiefen71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Lyn Tiefenbacher conducted by Lynn Katzman for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.

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Creators:
Kennedy, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1879-1968
Dates:
1925-1946
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kennalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A resume; published and unpublished manuscripts on New York Settlements and Federal Arts Projects; annual reports, exhibition catalogs, photos, clippings, correspondence, and notes concerning the Children's Art Center of the University Settlement; press releases and correspondence with Abbo Ostrowsky and Stuart Davis regarding the WPA/FAP in New Yo...

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Creators:
Gold, Fay Helfand
Dates:
1924-1979
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.goldfay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, works of art, a journal and a sketchbook, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs.

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Creators:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division
Dates:
circa 1920-1965
bulk 1935-1942
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection dates from circa 1920-1965, with the bulk of the records spanning the active years of the Federal Art Project (FAP), 1935-1942. The collection comprises 12.4 linear feet of mostly photographic prints and negatives that document primarily artwork produced by artists employed by the FAP. A smaller number of photographs also document other programs of the FAP, such as art classes and community centers, exhibitions by children and adults, artwork installed in public buildings, project divisions, and demonstrations of art processes by FAP artists.

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Dates:
2012-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-036
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a blog and a website maintained by the Smithsonian Associates. The "Smithsonian Studio Arts" blog, crawled on November 15, 2016, features studio art classes offered through the Associates as well as art exhibitions and individual works of art. The blog was established in July 2012. The Discovery Theater website, cr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of six websites of the Smithsonian Associates as they existed on July 6, 2011. Included is the main website for the Smithsonian Associates as well as websites for the Art Collectors Program, Civil War Studies, the Discovery Theater, the Masters of Arts in the History of Decorative Arts, and Smithsonian Sleepovers. The ...

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