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Virginia Admiral papers, [ca.1947-1980]

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Creator:
Admiral, Virginia H., 1915-2000
Subject:
Collins, James
Cutforth, Roger
De Niro, Robert
Guggenheim, Peggy
Rothko, Mark
Art Workers Coalition
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, including a note from Mark Rothko, undated, asking Admiral (at Peggy Guggenheim's suggestion) for biographical information on Guggenheim for an upcoming exhibition of her collection in Venice; a partial manuscript, sample pages, and two finished copies of "Open Hearing," 1969, a publication related to a protest against the Museum of Modern Art by the Art Workers Coalition; exhibition catalogs and announcements, including LA COLLEZIONE PEGGY GUGGENHEIM, 1948; pamphlets, including "Revision and Prescription" by James Collins, "The Visual Book" by Roger Cutforth, both 1971; Art Workers Coalition literature; receipts; clippings; and printed miscellany.
Also included is a book of poetry by Admiral's ex-husband Robert De Niro.
Citation:
Virginia Admiral papers, [ca.1947-1980]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated 1979-1980 by Virginia Admiral.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Poems
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5616
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208450
AAA_collcode_admivirg
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Lives of American Artists
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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