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Creators:
Christo, 1935-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 August 28-30
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (5 in.)
24 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.christ73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Christo conducted 1973 August 28-30, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Christo speaks of his childhood in Bulgaria; his studies at the Fine Arts Academy in Sofia, and the Vienna Fine Arts Academy in Austria; his interest in the theater and films; working as a portrait painter; Leo Castelli's legal assistance; his "...

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Creators:
Leininger, Hank
Dates:
1972-1976
Size:
6 Volumes
Collection ID:
AAA.leinhank
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six scrapbooks compiled by Hank Leininger documenting the construction of Valley Curtain and Running Fence by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Included are engineering calculations, color and b&w photos, and clippings.

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Creators:
Christo, 1935-
Dates:
1970
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.christo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter to Miss Cestina, April 23, 1970, concerning "wrapped floor" project, and two accompanying photographs of a preliminary drawing by Christo of "wrapped floor," and of the realization of "wrapped floor," in the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Creators:
Copley, William Nelson, 1919-1996
Dates:
1968
[1968]
Size:
6 Volumes
Collection ID:
AAA.coplwill2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six portfolios of miscellaneous loose items containing original works of art by 73 artists. Edited by William N. Copley. Artists include William Copley, Christo, Marcel Duchamp, Roy Lichtenstein, Joseph Kosuth, Walter de Maria, Yoko Ono, Lawrence Weiner, Richard Artschwager, and Man Ray among others. The portfolios are all kept in original display ...

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Creators:
Keesling, Mary H. (Mary Heath), 1914-
Dates:
1965-1997
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (ca. 130 items (0.4 linear ft.))
Collection ID:
AAA.keesmary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, both personal and business, to Keesling from artists, museums, galleries and others in the art community of the San Francisco Bay area. Among the correspondents are David Anderson (8 items), Richard and Phyllis Diebenkorn (4 letters), Gerald Norland (18 letters), Gordon Onslow-Ford (4 items), David Gilhooly (3 letters), Philip Guston (3 le...

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Monumenta/74 and 76 (1974, 1976 : Newport, R.I.)
Dates:
1971-1974; 1976
Size:
2 Linear feet ((partially filmed on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.monuand
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reels 2678-2679: Materials about an outdoor sculpture exhibition, "Monumenta/74," Newport, Rhode Island, including: a catalog of the exhibition; a certificate of recognition from the mayor of Newport; a statement of purpose and planning notes; correspondence of the director, Sam Hunter, the president, William A. Crimmins, and others, with the Natio...

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Creators:
McDarrah, Fred W., 1926-2007
Dates:
1963-1976
Size:
8 Items (photographic prints)
Collection ID:
AAA.mcdafred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Norman Bluhm, Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline, Willem De Kooning, Kenneth Noland, Hannah Wilke, Christo, and Jack and Sandra (Freckleton) Beal.

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Creators:
Chernow, Burt
Dates:
1930-2002
Size:
21.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cherburt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Burt Chernow measure 21.8 linear feet and consist mainly of research materials gathered and produced in the course of writing Christo and Jeanne-Claude: A Biography over an extensive period of close contact with the subjects, from the early 1980s until Chernow's death in 1997. Research materials for the biography include photocopies of personal documents of the Christos, hundreds of recorded interviews with Christo, Jeanne-Claude, their family members, and their associates, transcripts of interviews and research on interview subjects, other collected research material compiled chronologically, drafts of the biography written by Chernow, drafts of the biography and its epilogue produced after Chernow's death, and business records related to the book's production, which include significant correspondence with the Christos. Also found are the published German and U.S. editions of the biography, printed materials and photographs related to the book's subject matter, and fabric samples from five of the Christos' projects undertaken during Chernow's association with them. Chernow's career as an art critic, writer, educator, and arts advocate, primarily in Southern Connecticut, is documented in Chernow's other writings, organizational records, printed materials, and photographs.

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Creators:
Goodman, Wally, 1922-2008
Picher, William Stanton, d. 1981
Dates:
1940-1982
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.goodwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Wally Goodman and William Stanton Picher measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1940-1982. Included are correspondence, printed material, subject file concerning Christo's "Running Fence" project, business records, art works, notes, and photographs.

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Creators:
Seroka, Lenore
Dates:
1977-1984
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((51 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.seroleno
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of artists taken by Seroka.

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