Query: The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Joseph and Patricia Brumit collection
Creators:
Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
Boyadjian, Torkom, 1920-1987
Dates:
1794
1964 - 1971
Size:
3 Photographic prints (8 x 10 inches.)
1 Map (framed , 25.5 x 21.5 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2004-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains one framed map of Abyssinia circa 1784, measuring 25.5 x 21.5 inches, by cartographer and engraver Emanuel Bowen, and three 8 x 10 inch photographs depicting Ethiopian artist Afewerk Tekle (1971), Patriarch 'Abuna Tewoflos (1964) and Emperor Haile Selassie I (1967) respectively. Each photograph bears the signature of its subject. The photograph of 'Abuna Tewoflos was taken by Selassie's court photographer, Torkam "Tony" Boyadjian. Selassie's portrait is an official presentation photograph, with a green leather frame adorned with the emperor's coat of arms in gold, signed and dated by Selassie.

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in EEPA.2004-001 for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1984-1986, 1990, 1993-2002
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, installation, fundraising, and publicity of the exhibitions DIRECTIONS: Louise Lawler - Monochrome, DIRECTIONS: Rudolf Schwarzkogler, DIRECTIONS: Byron Kim 'Grey Green', Gary Hill, Juan Munoz, William Kentridge, Robert Gober: Drawings + Sculptures, and Chuck Close. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, floor plans, label text, proposals …

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in Accession 04-053 for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Chaim Gross papers
Creators:
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991
Dates:
1920-2004
Size:
21.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.groschai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City sculptor and teacher Chaim Gross measure 21.1 linear feet and date from 1920-2004. The collection provides comprehensive documentation of Gross's career through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence with family, artists, writers, galleries, museums, educational institutions, and religious and philanthropic organizations, writings, personal business records, extensive printed and published material including motion picture film and video recordings of four documentaries, one hundred and fifteen sketchbooks spanning the bulk of Gross's career, and photographs of Gross, his family, many friends and colleagues from the art world, his studio, personal art collection, and works of art. An unprocessed addition of three sketchbooks was donated in 2020.

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in AAA.groschai for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Downtown Gallery records
Creators:
Downtown Gallery
Dates:
1824-1974
bulk 1926-1969
Size:
109.56 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.downgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Downtown Gallery date from 1824 to 1974 (bulk 1926-1969) and measure 109.56 linear feet. The records present a comprehensive portrait of a significant commercial gallery that operated as a successful business for more than forty years, representing major contemporary American artists and engendering appreciation for early American folk art. There is an unprocessed addition to this collection dating circa 1970 of a single financial/legal document.

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in AAA.downgall for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Dates:
1813-1953
bulk 1915-1925
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.archamea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily exhibition catalogs for modernist art exhibitions held in New York City during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Also included are catalogs for Boston exhibitions, mainly pre-1900, and a few other locales; exhibition announcements; gallery publications; and other printed material.

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in AAA.archamea for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education
Dates:
1973-1986
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 514
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include a series of audiotapes produced to train the first class of docents for HMSG's opening in 1974, as well as similar tapes prepared in later years. In addition, the records document special programs and projects designed for children. Correspondence dealing with relations with the broader Washington and national …

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in Record Unit 514 for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Simon Ottenberg Collection (Olayinka Research)
Dates:
2007-2013
Size:
11 Electronic discs (CD) (1 box)
4 Boxes (correspondence and research)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Research collection of materials related to Freetown artist Miranda Olayinka Burney Nicol (1927-1996) created between 2007 and 2013. The collection includes 4 boxes of correspondence and research and 1 box containing 11 electronic discs (CD-ROMS) primarily of images of Oyalinka's artwork. This research was compiled during the preparation of Ottenberg's book, Olayinka: a Woman's View: the …

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in EEPA.2017-009 for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1964-1984
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 634
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of the correspondence of Warren H. Robbins, which documents activities of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) since its inception. Also included are some correspondence and memoranda of Jean M. Salan, John E. Reinhardt, and David L. Stratmon, a previous Associate Director of MAA (Museum …

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in Record Unit 634 for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers
Creators:
Knight, Gwendolyn
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000
Dates:
1816
1914-2008
bulk 1973-2001
Size:
25.35 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.lawrjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and educator Jacob Lawrence and his wife, artist Gwendolyn Knight measure 25.35 linear feet and 0.001 GB date from 1914 to 2008, with one item from 1816 and the bulk of the material dating from 1973 to 2001. The collection includes biographical material; correspondence including condolence letters to Gwendolyn Knight after Jacob Lawrence's death; writings by Jacob Lawrence and others; printed and digital material; photographs; personal business records; artwork; records from the Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonné Project; materials related to the Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation; professional files; and material related to awards and honors received by Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight.

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in AAA.lawrjaco for The Impact of African Sculpture on Modern Art (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)
Jacob Lawrence papers [microfilm]
Creators:
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000
Dates:
1937-1992
Size:
4 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.lawrjaco2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection documents the artistic and teaching career of African American painter Jacob Lawrence. Included are biographical materials and awards; correspondence; writings and speeches by Lawrence, 1947-1962, and writings about Lawrence; photographs; scattered financial material, 1941-1957; and printed materials. Correspondence dates from 1937-1971. Among the correspondents are: Ralph Abernathy, Charles Alston, Benny …

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