Query: History in the Making: Renwick Craft Invitational 2011 (Exhibition) (2011: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1988-2014
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), previously known as the National Museum of American Art, 1980-2000, as well as exhibitions displayed in the Renwick Gallery. These materials were primarily created by Chief Curator …

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Michael Simon papers
Creators:
Simon, Michael, 1947-
Dates:
circa 1965-2020
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
50.74 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.simomich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Michael Simon papers measure 4.3 linear feet and 50.74 gigabytes and date from circa 1965-2020. The collection documents Simon's career as a ceramicist and educator. Included is printed material related to Simon consisting of publications, articles and exhibition ephemera; personal and professional correspondence with colleagues and galleries; letters from Warren MacKenzie; digital video recordings on his friends and mentors Warren Mackenzie and Ron Meyers; teaching files; writings by Simon and others; biographical information; exhibition checklists and forms; slides and photographs of works of art by Simon and others, Simon at work in his studio, friends, family and travel; materials relating to the book Michael Simon: Evolution edited by Susan Stokes Roberts; personal and financial information; lectures, including video and audio recordings; gallery talks and sales; kiln construction and documentation; glaze and clay body notes and recipes; and sketches. A portion of this material is in electronic format.

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Oral history interview with Irena Brynner
Creators:
Brynner, Irena
Fisch, Arline M.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 April 26-27
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.brynne01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Irena Brynner conducted 2001 April 26-27, by Arline M. Fisch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Brynner's home and studio, New York, New York.

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Exhibition and Publication Records
Dates:
1994-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery during the tenure of Deputy Director, Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some of the materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of …

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James Melchert papers
Creators:
Melchert, Jim, 1930-
Dates:
circa 1949-2021
Size:
7 Linear feet
12.28 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.melcjim
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist, educator, and arts administrator James Melchert measure 7 linear feet and 12.28 Gigabytes, and date from circa 1949 to 2021. The collection documents Melchert's career through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, professional files documenting Melchert's teaching, residences, exhibitions, and other professional activities, writings, printed material documenting exhibitions and more, photographic material including images of Melchert and his artwork, and artwork comprising slide projection works.

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April Kingsley and Budd Hopkins papers
Creators:
Hopkins, Budd, 1931-2011
Kingsley, April
Dates:
circa 1945-2017
Size:
11 Linear feet
0.209 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kingapri
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art critic, curator, and educator April Kingsley and painter, sculptor, writer, and educator Budd Hopkins measure 11 feet and 0.209 Gigabytes, and date from circa 1945-2017. Kingsley's papers are comprised primarily of artist files for figures that April had a significant engagement with, project files, interviews with artists, subject file index cards, biographical materials, and miscellaneous correspondence. Hopkins' papers are comprised of biographical material, as well as correspondence with various prominent art world figures including Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Motherwell, Carl Andre, Howardena Pindell, and Robert Rosenblum. Hopkins' personal business records include correspondence and sale and consignment information. Also found are writings, printed material, including exhibition invitations and catalogs and press clippings, and photographic material depicting Hopkins and his artwork.

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June Schwarcz papers
Creators:
Schwarcz, June, 1918-2015
Dates:
1932-2014
Size:
7.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schwjune
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of enameler June Schwarcz measure 7.6 linear feet and date from 1932 to 2014. The collection comprises biographical material including an interview, correspondence, gallery files, professional files documenting Schwarcz's activities outside of her work with galleries including files for her exhibition June Schwarcz: Forty Years/Forty Pieces, project and travel notebooks, personal business records, and printed materials. Also found are photographic materials including photographs, slides, and digital photographs of Schwarcz, works of art, exhibitions, events, and friends including Merry Renk, Kay Sekimachi, and Dominic di Mare.

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William Christenberry papers
Creators:
Christenberry, William, 1936-2016
Dates:
circa 1917-2018
Size:
7.3 Linear feet
14.76 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.chriswill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of photographer, painter, sculptor, and educator William Christenberry (1936-2016) measure 7.3 linear feet and 14.76 GB and date from circa 1917-2018, with the bulk of the records dating from 1960-2018. The collection sheds light on Christenberry's career through personal papers, gallery and museum files, professional files, personal business records, printed and digital material, photographs, artwork, and sound and video recordings about his work.

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Braunstein/Quay Gallery records
Creators:
Braunstein/Quay Gallery
Dates:
1956-2011
Size:
36.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.braugall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Braunstein/Quay Gallery records measure 36.9 linear feet and date from 1956 to 2011. The records consist of administrative records, artist files, exhibition and event files, and financial records that shed light on the gallery's operations through correspondence, price lists, inventories, printed material, born digital material, photographs, and more.

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Garry Knox Bennett papers
Creators:
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-
Dates:
1917-2017
bulk 1960-2017
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.benngarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of woodworker, sculptor, and furniture designer Garry Knox Bennett measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1917 to 2017 with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2017. The collection documents the artist's life and career through biographical materials, correspondence with family and friends including other artists, exhibition files, professional files, financial and legal records, and printed material and scrapbooks recording his exhibition history and more, including photographs from his youth.

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