Query: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Public Information scrapbooks
Creators:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Public Information
Dates:
1929-1975
Size:
44 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.musemasb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

212 scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings concerning the Museum of Modern Art from its opening in 1929 through the mid 1970's. Included are accounts of exhibitions shown at the museum and circulated elsewhere; museum programs; personnel; policies; department changes; building renovations and expansions; parties and benefits; fund-raising campaigns; anniversaries; lectures; concerts …

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in AAA.musemasb for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Text of comments by participants in The Modern Artist Speaks forum
Creators:
Modern Artist Speaks (1948 : Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1948 May 5
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.modearti
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescripts of speeches by Paul Burlin, Stuart Davis, Adolph Gottlieb, George L. K. Morris, and James Johnson Sweeney, delivered at a forum, "The Modern Artist Speaks," held at the Museum of Modern Art on May 5, 1948. In addition to a typescript of all five speeches, preliminary drafts with handwritten corrections are …

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in AAA.modearti for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Museum of Modern Art exhibition correspondence relating to Eero Saarinen
Creators:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1958-1959
Size:
12 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.musemaes
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Eero Saarinen and Associates regarding "Architecture and Imagery - Four New Buildings," in which Saarinen's design for the TWA building was exhibited, 1959. Correspondents include Saarinen and his wife, Aline, Arthur Drexler and Wilder Green of MOMA, and William H. Gardner, on Saarinen's staff.

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in AAA.musemaes for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
James A. Ledbetter papers
Creators:
Ledbetter, James A.
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts
Kimbell Art Museum
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Dates:
1952-1981
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 135 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ledbjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Dallas Museum for the Contemporary Arts, the Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas, the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, as well as others; clippings, undated and 1953-1959; exhibition catalogs, 1952-1962, announcements, and invitations; awards, undated …

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in AAA.ledbjame for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
Creators:
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 July 24
Size:
12 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rockef72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller conducted 1972 July 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Rockefeller speaks of his family's art collection, and the influence of growing up surrounded by art; his interest in architecture; his involvement with the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of …

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in AAA.rockef72 for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
William Avrum Rabinovitch papers
Creators:
Rabinovitch, William Avrum, 1936-
Dates:
1973-1978
Size:
30 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.rabiwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters and 2 illustrated notes sent to Kent L. Seavey; catalogs and announcements for exhibitions of Rabinovitch's work and for exhibitions at the Rabinovitch and Guerra Gallery, New York City; clippings and a play written by Rabinovitch and Art Guerra protesting the collecting policies of the Museum of Modern Art.

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in AAA.rabiwill for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Larry Aldrich papers
Creators:
Aldrich, Larry
Dates:
1949-1973
Size:
630 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.aldrlarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, 1953-1973, with the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art regarding, among other topics, purchase funds established for each museum by the Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc., including lists of works of art approved for acquisition, and invoices; correspondence regarding Aldrich's private collection, including purchase invoices …

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in AAA.aldrlarr for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Alfred Hamilton Barr papers
Creators:
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981
Dates:
[ca. 1915-1983]
Size:
61 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.barralfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Files kept during Barr's tenure at the Museum of Modern Art, including personal and professional correspondence with museum officials, curators, writers, historians, critics, art associations, foundations, magazines, artists, and collectors, including John Canaday, Stanton Catlin, Camilla Gray, Rene d'Harnoncourt, John Hightower, Roland Penrose, and James Thrall Soby; files on staff …

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in AAA.barralfr for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Howardena Pindell
Creators:
Pindell, Howardena, 1943-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 July 10
Size:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.pindel72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Howardena Pindell conducted 1972 July 10, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Pindell speaks of her childhood, Boston art scene in the 1960's, printmaking, teaching, the Museum of Modern Art, her painting methods, interest in photography, involvement with Women's Movement and her travels.

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in AAA.pindel72 for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Abstract art around the world today
Creators:
American Abstract Artists
Dates:
1954 Mar. 16
Size:
2 Sound tapes ((37 p. transcript), 7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.amerabsa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A tape-recording of a forum presented by the American Abstract Artists at the Museum of Modern Art. Panel members include Josef Albers, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Saburo Hasegawa, Franz Kline, George L. K. Morris, and Aline Saarinen with Henry Botkin as moderator. Botkin, Albers, Barr, Hasegawa, and Kline are on …

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in AAA.amerabsa for Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)