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Creators:
Freeman, Phyllis
Dates:
1966-1997
Size:
10.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.freephyl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research materials assembled by Phyllis Freeman, on the subject of 20th century artists' manifestos. Files include research correspondence, mss. drafts of the monograph (never published), "Manifestos in the Visual Arts: Programs and Movements Since 1900," and eight feet of subject files, covering movements and groups such as Abstract Expressionism,...

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Creators:
Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 January 31.-February 3
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.scarpi75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Salvatore Scarpitta conducted 1975 January 31.-February 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Scarpitta speaks of his family's background; growing up and going to school in California; moving to Italy and going to art school at 17; attending the American Academy; his experiences in Europe after the war broke out in 194...

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Creators:
Cohen, Arthur A. (Arthur Allen), 1928-1986
Cohen, Elaine Lustig, 1927-
Ex Libris (Firm)
Dates:
1973-2007
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.exlibr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Ex Libris measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1973-2007. Ex Libris was a New York City based antiquarian establishment that dealt in rare 20th century avant-garde books and periodicals, and was founded by Elaine Lustig Cohen and her husband Arthur A. Cohen. The records include professional files, sales records, printed material, and photographic material.

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Carus Gallery
Dates:
1967-2002
Size:
3.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carugall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Carus Gallery measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1967-2002. This collection documents Dorothea Carus Isserstedt's management of the New York gallery through a small amount of business and personal correspondence; business records regarding acquisitions, sales, and consignments; intentories of artwork and rare books; exhibition catalogs, press clippings, and other printed material; and photographs depicting artwork and exhibition installations.

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Dates:
1978-1990
Size:
19.42 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes) (5 tall document boxes) (4 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18-minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's ...

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Creators:
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973
Dates:
c1934
Size:
x, 101, [1] p., 1 l. (18 pl. (1 double) facsim., 16 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.mygatrac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Book describes the friendship between cousins Julia Rosa Newberry and Minnie Clapp (later Mygatt), and reproduces Julia's sketches in facsimile.

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Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1992-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the process followed by the Office of the Provost in making decisions about the future of the Barney Studio House and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. These files were created and maintained by Tom L. Freudenheim, Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities. Materials include me...

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Dates:
1963-1971, with related material from 1932
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 633
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These files were assembled by the management and staff of the Cooper Union Museum, and later the Cooper Hewitt Museum, to document their activities during discussions about the Museum's future and its transfer from the Cooper Union to the Smithsonian Institution from 1963 to 1970. The records contain correspondence and memoranda of Museum ...

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Creators:
Etnier, David
Dates:
[ca. 1988]
Size:
8 Photographic prints (b&w.)
Collection ID:
AAA.etnidavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Maine artists by Etnier, including William Thon (5); Karl Schrag (2); and John Heliker (1).

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Creators:
Spanierman, Ira
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2007 June 6-12
Size:
63 Pages (Trancript)
Collection ID:
AAA.spanie07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ira Spanierman conducted June 6-12, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, in the Spanierman Gallery, New York, New York. Spanierman speaks of growing up and living in New York City his whole life; the influence of working in his father's antique store; studying English at Syracuse University; how he got involved in ...

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