George Gurney interviews with sculptors
The interviews of curator George Gurney measure 1 linear foot and date from 1978 to 1979. Gurney conducted twenty-one interviews with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980.
Correspondence with Herzl Emanuel
Correspondence concerning Gurney's planned exhibition regarding approaches to carving sculpture, and in particular, Emanuel's work owned by the Museum, "Head of a Prophet." Emanuel provides a brief history of the work, responds to Gurney's questions regarding carving, and encloses a 5 p. typescript, "Recollections of Zadkine," (1975) in which he writes of …
Oral history interview with Gertrude Goodrich
35 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Gertrude Goodrich conducted 2008 Mar. 13, by George Gurney, for the Archives of American Art, at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D.C.
Oral history interview with Peter and Paula Lunder
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
64 Pages (Transcript)
An oral history interview with Peter and Paula Lunder conducted 2017 October 19-20, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Janet deCoux papers
The papers of sculptor Janet DeCoux date from 1895-2000 and measure 3.92 linear feet. The collection documents DeCoux's career through scattered biographical material, correspondence, audio cassette tapes of an autobiographical narrative, an interview transcript, miscellaneous notes and writings, sketchbooks and drawings, files for commissioned sculpture projects, printed material, photographs of DeCoux, family members, friends, colleagues, and artwork.
Ashley B. Gurney Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
This accession consists of the curatorial records of George Gurney and documents his participation on a selection committee as part of the General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program to commission artwork for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Three artists were selected to create artworks for the …
Albert T. Stewart photographs
8 photographs of Stewart's model for the pediment of the Department of Labor building in Washington, D.C. including one photograph of Stewart with his model.
Bureau of American Ethnology collection of stereographs relating to Native Americans
Stereographs documenting Native North Americans, including studio portraits, camps and dwellings, graves, infants in cradleboards, and pottery. Specific images portray Sitting Bull's camp at Fort Randall, Curly at the Custer monument, and a Southern Plains delegation at the White House Conservatory. Tribes represented include Winnebago, Tuscarora, Tesuque, Seneca, San Juan …
This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Curators represented include George Gurney and guest curator, Claire Perry. Also includes materials from when the museum was known as the National …