Query: Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Whose Art is it, anyway? The Arts in Public Places exhibition records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1990
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-086
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition designed to encourage museum visitors to examine the role of art in their community. Organized and displayed at the Anacostia Museum from July 15, 1990 to September 16, 1990 the show included murals and sculptures viewed in Washington, DC and also encompassed personal statements such as hairstyles, clothes, and jewelry.

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in ACMA.03-086 for Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Paul Allen Reed papers
Creators:
Reed, Paul, 1919-2015
Dates:
1936-2008
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
0.774 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.reedpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Paul Allen Reed papers measure 1.5 linear feet and 0.774 GB and date from 1936 to 2008. The papers document Reed's career as a painter through correspondence with friends and colleagues; writings by Reed including lecture notes and teaching plans; professional files including binders with curriculum vitae and cataloged artwork, and sound, video, and born-digital recordings including interviews; printed material such as clippings, exhibition announcements, and catalogs; studies for paintings; and photographs of Reed and his artwork.

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in AAA.reedpaul for Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
District of Columbia Art Association records
Creators:
District of Columbia Art Association
Dates:
1961-1990
Size:
1.91 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1969 to 1991 and measures 1.91 linear feet, documents the history of the District of Columbia Art Association, which was founded in 1961 by D.C. public school teachers. The collection is comprised of business documents, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, and artist biographies.

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in ACMA.06-021 for Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Kate Lang papers
Creators:
Lang, Kate, 1910-1996
Dates:
1921-1996
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.langkate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of self-taught artist Kate Lang consist of a biographical sketch; letters, cards, and instructions from a patron for paintings; notes and other writings; lists of sales and other financial records; newspaper articles about Lang; exhibition announcements; printed source material for paintings; and photographs and snapshots of Lang as a young girl as well as color photographs and snapshots of her artwork. The collection measures 1.1 linear feet and dates from 1921 to 1996.

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Jan Faul "Potomac : East and West" (portfolio of photoprints)
Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1991
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0441
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is a set of twenty-four black-and-white silver gelatin prints entitled "Potomac: East and West," by Jan Faul, 1991. They include agricultural landscapes, cemeteries, industrial buildings commercial buildings in rural areas, etc., in the Potomac River region of Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each image contains a small area hand-colored by the photographer, providing a subtly mysterious, often whimsical or humorous effect.

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in NMAH.AC.0441 for Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Jack Rasmussen Gallery records
Creators:
Jack Rasmussen Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1936-1984
bulk 1978-1982
Size:
8.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jackrasm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jack Rasmussen Gallery records measure 8.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1984, with the bulk of the records dating from 1978 to 1982. The records shed light on the Washington, DC gallery's operations through administrative records, financial and legal records, artist files, and printed material.

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Dorothy Weiss Gallery records
Creators:
Dorothy Weiss Gallery
Dates:
circa 1964-2001
bulk 1984-2000
Size:
18.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.doroweig
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Dorothy Weiss Gallery measure 18.7 linear feet and date from circa 1964 to 2001 (bulk 1984-2000). The collection documents the gallery's relationships with approximately three hundred artists, through artist files, exhibition files, and subject files, and is an excellent source of information on the work of contemporary ceramic and glass sculptors.

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in AAA.doroweig for Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Wolff Gallery records
Creators:
Wolff Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1981-1993
Size:
6.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wolfgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Wolff Gallery records measure 6.2 linear feet and date from 1981 to 1993. The records document the gallery's operations through administrative files and artist files.

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in AAA.wolfgall for Whose Art is it, Anyway: Art in Public Places (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
Gene Davis papers
Creators:
Davis, Gene, 1920-1985
Dates:
1920-2000
bulk 1942-1990
Size:
17.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.davigene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the artist Gene Davis measure 17.7 linear feet and date from 1920-2000, with the bulk of materials dating from 1942-1990. Papers document Davis's personal life and his career as an artist and educator, as well as his career as a journalist in the 1940s and 1950s, through biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, business records, estate records, writings by and about Gene Davis, printed materials concerning Davis's art career, personal and art-related photographs, and artwork by Davis and others.

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Parish Gallery records
Creators:
Parish Gallery
Dates:
1940-2013
bulk 1991-2013
Size:
6.4 Linear feet
11.73 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.parigall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Parish Gallery, located in Washington, D.C., measure 6.4 linear feet and 11.73 gigabytes and date from 1940 to 2013, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1991 to 2013. This collection consists primarily of exhibition files, but also includes administrative files, as well as some biographical material related to Norman Parish's career before opening the gallery.

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