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Alan R. Solomon papers, 1907-1970, bulk 1944-1970

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Creator:
Solomon, Alan R.
Subject:
Stella, Frank
Fahlström, Öyvind
Frankenthaler, Helen
Louis, Morris
Childs, Lucinda
Hay, Deborah
Johns, Jasper
Dunn, Judith
Scull, Robert C.
Kron, Joan
Moore, Peter
Rainier, Yvonne
Oldenburg, Patty
Newman, Barnett
Finkelstein, Nat
Bontecou, Lee
Poons, Larry
Provinciali, Michele
Rosenquist, James
Warhol, Andy
Novick, Elizabeth
Lichtenstein, Roy
Greenberg, Jeanine
Segal, George
Scull, Ethel
Noland, Kenneth
Sabol, Audrey
Reed, Lou
Mulas, Ugo
Schute, Terry
Grisi, Laura
Chamberlain, John Angus
Duchamp, Marcel
Sisler, Mary
Dine, Jim
Oldenburg, Claes
Morris, Robert
Redon, Odilon
Castelli, Leo
McElroy, Robert R.
Namuth, Hans
Sonnabend, Ileana
Greenberg, Clement
Paxton, Steve
Picasso, Pablo
Hay, Alex
Rauschenberg, Robert
Whitman, Robert
Solomon, Alan R.
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)
Leo Castelli Gallery
San Francisco Art Institute
Harvard University. Germanic Museum
Pasadena Art Museum
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Artforum
Cornell University
Velvet Underground (Musical group)
Amsterdam (Netherlands).Stedelijk Museum
University of California (1868-1952)
Art Gallery of Ontario
Centro de Artes Visuales (Instituto Torcuato Di Tella)
Once Group
Galerie Rive Droite
Biennale di Venezia
Expo 67
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
9.9 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of New York art historian, museum director, curator, writer, and educator, Alan R. Solomon, measure 9.9 linear feet and date from 1907-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1944-1970. Through biographical material, correspondence, interview transcripts, writings and notes, teaching and study files, subject files, exhibition files, business records, printed material, and photographs, the collection documents Solomon's education, his early teaching appointments at Cornell University, and his subsequent direction of many diverse curatorial and research projects relating to contemporary American art, particularly the transition from Abstract Expressionism to later modern movements, and the thriving New York City art Scene.
Citation:
Alan R. Solomon papers, 1907-1970, bulk 1944-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of this collection was digitized in 2017 and is available via the Archives of American Art's Website. Materials which have not been scanned include duplicates; routine tax records; blank pages in bound volumes; blank versos of photographs; and the full text of published material such as exhibition catalogs. In most cases, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of the Alan R. Solomon papers is provided by the Lichtenstein Foundation.
Biography Note:
New York art historian, museum director, art consultant, educator, writer, and curator, Alan R. Solomon (1920-1970), organized over two hundred exhibitions in the course of his career.
Provenance:
The Leo Castelli Gallery served as executor of Solomon's estate, and donated his papers to AAA in 1974 and in 2007.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Alan R. Solomon in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2017, and total 15,763 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Curators
Art, Modern
Museum directors
Lithographs
Educators
Art historians
Art
Abstract expressionism
Painters
Authors
Theater
Transcripts
Drawings
Art, Abstract
Sculptors
Performance art
Interviews
Photographs
Pop art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7165
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209301
AAA_collcode_soloalan
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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