David Ireland papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009, bulk 1960-2005
Ireland, David Kenneth, 1930-2009
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco Art Institute
American Academy in Rome
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Arts Club of Chicago
Gallery Paule Anglim
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)
Stanford University.Dept. of Art
Walker Art Center
California College of Arts and Crafts (San Francisco, Calif.)
Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens
Washington State Arts Commission
Western Washington University
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
24.6 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. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.6 linear feet and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed material, and commercial sound recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.
David Ireland papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009, bulk 1960-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Some of the video and sound recordings in this collection have been copied for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
David Ireland (1930-2009) was a conceptual artist and sculptor who worked in San Francisco, California.
Donated 2010 by the David Ireland Estate via Jock Reynolds, Trustee and executor.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001