This accession consists of records documenting objects used in exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages; Robert Gober: Drawings + Sculptures; Dali's Optical Illusions; Biennale di Venezia; H. C. Westermann; Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century …
This accession consists of exhibition records regarding the exhibition titled, Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages. Materials include correspondence, research material, a catalog proof, photographs, transparencies, and slides.
This accession consists of records from the office of James T. Demetrion, Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), pertaining to the exhibition Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages, which Demetrion organized for HMSG in 1993. The records consist of Demetrion's correspondence and memoranda which document planning for the Jean …
This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of exhibitions and associated events and programs. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Bruce Nauman and Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan information, brochures, picture postcards, floor plans, research materials, essays, press releases, notes, invitation lists …
Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers
The Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers measure 46.6 linear feet and span the years 1916 to 2000, with one brochure maintained in a research file dating to 1848. The bulk dates for the collection are 1932 to 1992. The papers primarily concern the art collecting activities and interests of the Lipmans which included modern American sculpture, American folk art, and other contemporary American paintings. Found within the papers are correspondence files, notes and printed material that served as research and reference material, along with financial material. The collection also contains writings, notes, and editorial material used by Jean Lipman in her dual roles as an editor for Art in America magazine and as a respected art critic and author.
This accession consists of records that document the publicity that promoted and supplemented exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. There is also a smaller amount of material in boxes 5 and 6 that document general museum activities and events. Materials include press releases, brochures, clippings, fact sheets, notes, pamphlets, photographs …
This accession consists of records thaht document the publicity that promoted and supplemented exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press kits, press releases, brochures, clippings, photographs, slides, fact sheets, magazines, notes, and related material.
Joseph Cornell Study Center Collection
186 Nitrate negatives
The Joseph Cornell Study Center collection measures 196.8 linear feet and dates from 1750 to 1980, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1972. Documenting the artistic career and personal life of assemblage artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), the collection is primarily made up of two- and three-dimensional source material, the contents of the artists' studio, his record album collection, and his book collection and personal library. The collection also includes diaries and notes, financial and estate papers, exhibition materials, collected artifacts and ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and the papers of Robert Cornell (1910-1965) and Helen Storms Cornell (1882-1966), the artist's brother and mother.
This accession consists of records documenting publicity and outreach activities for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and its exhibitions, events, programs, and activities. Materials include brochures, flyers, pamphlets, invitations, announcements, guides, press packets, educational materials, advertisement mockups, stationary, planning documents, survey results, and related materials. Some materials are in …
Dore Ashton papers
The papers of Dore Ashton measure 35.6 linear feet and date from circa 1928-2014, with one letter in the Joseph Cornell subject file dating from 1849. The records document Dore Ashton's career as an art critic, historian and educator, with particular depth for the period of 1952 through 1990. The collection contains a small amount of biographical material, as well as correspondence, writings, subject files, printed materials, artwork, and reference photographs of artworks. An addition to the Dore Ashton papers includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material.