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Joseph S. Trovato papers, [ca. 1945-1980]

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Creator:
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
Subject:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Duchamp, Marcel
Soby, James Thrall
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.)
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Museum of Art
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Armory Show 50th anniversary exhibition
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on one reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Research material for the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show and other exhibitions curated by Trovato; correspondence; writings; sound and video recordings; and printed material.
REEL 2018: Papers mainly relating to the Armory Show-50th Anniversary Exhibition arranged by Trovato for the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, in February 1963. The Armory Show (International Exhibition of Modern Art) was originally organized by the American Painters and Sculptors, 1913. Included are: correspondence; research notes; lists of Armory Show artists with their birth and death dates and the 1963 locations of the works they exhibited in the Armory Show; loan forms; exhibition catalogs; newspaper and magazine clippings; and photos. Also included are exhibition catalogs with introductions written by Trovato and catalogs for exhibitions of his work.
ADDITION: Correspondence; lecture notes; Hamilton College and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute files containing correspondence, installation photographs and sketches, lectures, and printed material; a video recording, narrated by Trovato, for the exhibition, "Olympics in Art" (l980); a sound recording (reel-to-reel and dup.cassette) of Trovato, Marcel Duchamp and James T. Soby discussing the "Armory Show of l913 Revisited" (l963); wallpaper samples designed by Charles Burchfield; and clippings.
Citation:
Joseph S. Trovato papers, [ca. 1945-1980]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2018 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Exhibition catalogs, reel 2018: Originals returned to Joseph Trovato after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter and museum administrator; Clinton, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reel 2018 lent for microfilming 1980 by Joseph S. Trovato, and all except exhibition catalogs subsequently donated 1981 and 1991 with unmicrofilmed material by Trovato's widow, Mrs. Ruth O. Trovato. [Official museum records of the 50th anniversary exhibition were also donated in 1965 and 1981 by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and are described separately.] Additional material is expected including photographs of Trovato and his work, exhibition material, painting records, Edward Root research file, Munson-Williams-Proctor files, and printed material.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Museum administrators
Painters
Photographs
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9254
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211449
AAA_collcode_trovjose
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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