Query: Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)
Washington Project for the Arts records
Creators:
Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)
Dates:
[ca. 1975-1990.]
Size:
39 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.washproj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

By-laws, notes and minutes of board meetings; correspondence files; administrative records; exhibitions and other program files; clippings, press releases, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and other printed material; and miscellany. Included are 8 ft. of records related to the exhibition, "War and Memory: in the Aftermath of Vietnam."

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Tom L. Freudenheim papers
Creators:
Freudenheim, Tom L.
Dates:
circa 1970-1990
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.freutom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business correspondence and administrative records regarding Freudenheim's involvment as director, trustee, secretary, chairman and consultant for a variety of museums, art associations and foundations. Included are files on the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, the American Federation of Arts, the museum program at the National Endowment for …

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Oral history interview with Sam Gilliam
Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-2022
Forgey, Benjamin
Dates:
1989 Nov. 4-11
1989 Nov. 4-11
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
54 Pages (Transcript)
4 Items (Sound recording, sound cassettes)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gillia89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sam Gilliam conducted 1989 Nov. 4-11, by Ben Forgey for the Archives of American Art. Gilliam speaks of his decision to come to Washington, D.C., from Louisville, Ky.; his shift from figurative painting to abstract painting; meeting Washington painters Robert Gates and Tom Downing; the "stature" of Tom Downing …

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Philip Brookman papers
Creators:
Brookman, Philip
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broophil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator Philip Brookman measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1977 to 1993. The collection documents Brookman's exhibition, writing, and filmmaking projects in the form of artist files, exhibition files, professional files, and subject and research files. Much of the material concerns the production and distribution of Brookman's 1988 video documentary about Chicano art in California, Mi Otro Yo (My Other Self), that grew out of the exhibition and conference "Califas: An Exhibition of Chicano Art and Culture in California," held at University of California, Santa Cruz in 1981 and 1982.

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Kevin MacDonald papers
Creators:
MacDonald, Kevin John, 1946-2006
Dates:
1958-2006
Size:
8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macdkevi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Washington, D.C. painter and printmaker Kevin MacDonald measure 8 linear feet, and date from 1958-2006. The collection contains correspondence with friends and colleagues; journals, notebooks, and other writings; printed material; artwork by MacDonald and others; 29 sketchbooks; sound and video recordings; and home movies. Of note are several files regarding his work with the Washington Project for the Arts.

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Selma Rein research material on New Deal art
Creators:
Rein, Selma
Dates:
1961-1968
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reinselm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material primarily relating Rein's work as research associate on the NEA funded project "Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now," directed by Francis V. O'Connor. Included are letters, 1967-1968, some concerning miscellaneous research projects, and the installation of art work on city property in New York state …

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Benjamin Forgey papers
Creators:
Forgey, Benjamin
Dates:
circa 1964-2015
Size:
28.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.forgbenj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A majority of the collection contains subject and research files documenting the writings of Benjamin Forgey and focuses on urban development, the art scene, and museum and monument building projects in Washington, D.C. Also included are administrative files, photographs, correspondence, and sound cassettes of lectures by Forgey on Washington architecture …

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Oral history interview with Philip Fletcher Bell
Creators:
Bell, Philip Fletcher, 1907-1964
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
circa 1963
Size:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bell63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Philip Fletcher Bell conducted circa 1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Pietro Lazzari
Creators:
Lazzari, Pietro, 1898-1979
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964
Size:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lazzar64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Pietro Lazzari conducted in 1964, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Larry Kirkland
Creators:
Kirkland, Larry, 1950-
Berman, Avis
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
2009 Aug. 26-27
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (6 hr., 26 min.), digital, wav file)
94 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kirkla09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Larry Kirkland conducted 2009 Aug. 26-27, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Arts' U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Kirkland's studio, in Washington, D.C.

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