This accession consists of records that document the development and execution of the exhibition Ed Ruscha [June 29-September 17, 2000] featuring the work of Edward Ruscha. The exhibition, curated by Phyllis D. Rosenzweig, curator of works on paper at the Hirshhorn, organized the show in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art …
Leo Holub papers
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Biographical material, letters, postcards, notebooks, photographs, and printed material, document Holub's career as a photographer and his association with Ansel Adams.
Margery Mann files on photography
Over 600 subject files containing Mann's research on the history of photography; and an extensive interview conducted by Mann with Imogen Cunningham.
This accession primarily consists of records documenting writer's workshops led by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in association with specific exhibitions. Each workshop results in a compilation of reflections and poetry related to the exhibition. Workshops covered in this accession are related to the exhibitions Edward Ruscha; Regarding Beauty …
Richard D. Marshall papers
The papers of New York-based curator and art consultant Richard D. Marshall measure 15.8 linear feet and 26.07 GB and date from 1969-2014. The interviews, exhibitions and research files, client files, other professional files, printed material, photographic material of artwork, and born-digital material primarily reflect Marshall's work outside his role at the Whitney Museum. The exhibition and research files make up the bulk of the collection and document his independent curatorial and writing projects on artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Alexander Calder, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jack Pierson, and Ed Ruscha, as well as his role in building the Lever House Art Collection. Sound and video recordings are also found in the collection, primarily with interviews and exhibition and research material.
Leo Castelli Gallery records
The Leo Castelli Gallery records measure 215.9 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from circa 1880-2000, with the bulk of the materials dating from the gallery's founding in 1957 through Leo Castelli's death in 1999. The major influence of dealer Leo Castelli and his gallery on the development of mid-to-late twentieth century modern art in America is well-documented through business and scattered personal correspondence, administrative files, exhibition files, extensive artists' files and printed materials, posters, awards and recognitions, photographs, and sound and video recordings. Also included are records for the subsidiary firms of Castelli Graphics and Castelli/Sonnabend Tapes and Films.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Valerie J. Fletcher, Senior Curator of Modern Art, documenting the planning and publicity of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Edward Ruscha; William Kentridge; Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting; George Segal, A Retrospective: Sculptures, Paintings, and Drawings; and Morris …
Richard Artschwager papers
The papers of New York painter and sculptor Richard Artschwager measure 5.6 linear feet and 9.33 GB and date from 1959-2013. The papers include extensive correspondence, recorded talks and a lecture, exhibition files, printed and digital material, and photographs.
This accession consists of records documenting the publicity of exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Faces of Friendship: The Art World Circle of Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn in Documentary Photographs; Hirshhorn Collection at 25: Celebrating Modern and Contemporary Art; DIRECTIONS: Sam Taylor Wood …
Douglas Cramer papers
The papers of New York art collector Douglas Cramer measure 1.41 linear feet and date from circa 1970-2014. Papers include letters from artists, four guest books signed by visitors to Cramer's art collection and attendees of his parties, printed material documenting Cramer's career in television as well as his prominence as an art collector, and photographs of people and artists who attended his parties including Ellsworth Kelly, Ed Ruscha, Mary Boone, Leo Castelli, and others. There is an unprocessed addition to this collection of nine items donated in 2022 that include correspondence and works of art to Douglas Cramer consisting of handmade Christmas cards by Bryan Hunt, David Hockney, and Harland Miller; a sketch by Ellsworth Kelly; a postcard from Sol Lewitt; a sketch in oil on cardstock by Eric Fischl; and a collage by Richard Meier. Materials date from circa 1986-1994 and undated.