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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1961-circa 2005
Size:
6567 Slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 6,567 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2005. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.

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Creators:
Sarchiapone, Cosmos Andrew, 1931-2011
Dates:
circa 1860-2011
bulk 1940-2011
Size:
49.2 Linear feet
0.367 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.sarccosm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City photographer, conceptual artist, and musical composer Cosmos Sarchiapone measure 49.2 linear feet and 0.367 GB and date from circa 1860-2011, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1940-2011. The collection includes biographical material and personal business records; correspondence; extensive writings, including written and recorded music compositions; teaching files; printed material and published sound and video recordings; photographic material; artwork; artifacts; and unpublished sound recordings and born-digital material. Highlights of the collection are more than 40,000 photographic images documenting New York's avant-garde art scene of the 1970s, along with celebrity parties, concerts, exhibition openings and other occasions in the art, music, and theater world. Extensive and somewhat rare printed materials offer users a visual chronical of the downtown art world in the form of posters from the 1970s, including a number of Milton Glaser's, and hundreds of exhibition announcements, theater programs, and playbills.

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Creators:
Goshorn, Shan
Dates:
2018
Size:
1.75 Linear feet
1 Item (Artwork)
Collection ID:
NAA.2019-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Study for Two Views is a woven reproduction of before-and-after portraits of Tom Torlino (1879), a Diné student at the Carlisle Indian School. The two portraits are woven together, creating one face out of two portraits. Ink-jet print and acrylic paint on paper mounted on board. Signed, titled, and dated on mount recto.

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Creators:
Hight, George C.
Dates:
circa 1963-1964
Size:
23 Slides (photographs) (color)
38 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.039
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Images include domestic and ceremonial scenes of Navajo Indians. Ceremonies include Blessing Way Ceremony, Enemy Way Ceremony,and Hoop Ceremony.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1987-1988
Size:
6.66 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-199
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements for the interactive video project that accompanied the exhibition "A Material World." The production incorporates video animation, puppetry, and on-location photography in two interactive videos, "Knowing Materials" and "Testing Materials." Among those featured in the production is racing driver ...

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Creators:
Smith, Paul J.
Herman, Lloyd E.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 April 19-20
Size:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.smith10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paul J. Smith conducted 2010 April 19 and 20, by Lloyd E. Herman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Heuston, George F. (George Franklin), d. 1906
Dates:
1943-1978
Size:
13 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.heusgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescripts of a biographical sketch of Heuston's grandfather, George Zell Heuston, and a "Catalog of Eight Watercolors by George Zell Heuston," 1978; a typescript of a biographical sketch of Heuston's father, Franklin Zell Heuston; and typescripts of a biographical sketch of George Franklin Heuston, a few excerpts from his World War II diary, clip...

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Creators:
Hill, Richard W., Sr.
Dates:
circa 1972-1978
Size:
25 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Informal photographic portraits depicting Iroquois, Seminole, and other Native American people. Images document the preparation of fry bread, a lacrosse player, a corn-husk doll maker, an Iroquois dancer, a longhouse wedding party, a Seneca wood carver making a water drum, a Seneca basketmaker, and a Seneca flute maker.

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Creators:
Lotte Jacobi Place (Gallery: Hillsboro, N.H.)
Dates:
1964-1968
Size:
17 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lottjaco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical sketches of artists who have exhibited at Lotte Jacobi Place and lists of works exhibited, 1964-1968, includes the following artists: Christopher Cook, Robert and Frances Flaherty, John Herrick, Lotte Jacobi, William H. Manahan, Jr., Robert E. Mueller, Louise Nevelson, Albert Renger-Patzsch, L.M.A. Roy, Luther Thompson, Minor White and...

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Creators:
Thomas V. Robinson Fine Arts Gallery (Houston, Tex.)
Dates:
[ca. 1977-1983]
Size:
3 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.thomv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artists' files containing correspondence, price lists, exhibition announcements, publications and clippings; and general files containing photographs, sales receipts, correspondence with galleries, and miscellany.

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