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Nanae Momiyama papers, 1928-circa 2000, bulk 1948-1990s

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Creator:
Momiyama, Nanae, 1924-2002
Subject:
Kusama, Yayoi
Secor, Johanna
Bruce Museum
Kenkeleba House
National Association of Women Artists (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.0 linear feet
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:
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art, subject files, audio tapes, printed material and miscellany relating to Nanae Momiyama's career as an artist.
Biographical material includes curriculum vitae and passports. Personal and professional correspondence include letters and cards (some in Japanese) from Yayoi Kusama and exhibition-related correspondence, as well as lists and contracts. Writings include drafts by Momiyama and artist's statements. Photographs are of Momiyama, her family, colleagues, works of art and exhibitions. Works of art include sketchbooks, loose sketches and off-prints of graphic designs.
Subject files include the Camino and Brata galleries, Sumi-e and Japanese calligraphy, and Japanese-American artist organizations. Audio tapes include two reel-to-reel tapes of a 1973 interview with Momiyama for radio station WGCH in Greenwich, Conn. Printed material includes scrapbooks, clippings, off-prints and exhibition catalogs, some pertaining to abstract art in Japan. Miscellany includes address books and calendars.
Citation:
Nanae Momiyama papers, 1928-circa 2000, bulk 1948-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Nanae Momiyama (1924-2002) was a painter, calligrapher in New York, N.Y. Momiyama was a first-wave, post-war Japanese American immigrant who was active with 10th Street abstractionists in the 1950s.
Provenance:
Donated 2009 by Haniwa Gottlieb, Momiyama's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Calligraphers
Calligraphy, Japanese
Drawings
Educators
Greeting cards
Interviews
Japanese American artists
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Sound recordings
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15751
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287096
AAA_collcode_mominana
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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