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David Weinrib papers, circa 1950-2014

Creator:
Weinrib, David, 1924-2016
Subject:
Acconci, Vito Hannibal
Chamberlain, John Angus
Lichtenstein, Roy
Turrell, James
von Rydingsvärd, Ursula
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
Pratt InstituteSculpture Garden
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material, photographs, artwork, and printed material documenting the career of ceramicist and sculptor David Weinrib.
Biographical material includes interview transcripts of Weinrib relating to his time as resident potter at the First Crafts Institute at Black Mountain College, North Carolina and as curator of the Pratt Institute Sculpture Garden, New York. Photographs consist of portraits of artists by Weinrib that he asked to photograph as part of his art practices and include Vito Acconci, Roy Lichtenstein, James Turrell, John Chamberlain, Ursula von Rydingsvaard, and many others, often at work. Artwork consists of laminated placemats made from photographs and a series of posture photographs. Printed material includes catalogs, announcements and brochures, along with clippings related to Black Mountain College, and Pratt Institute Sculpture Garden.
Citation:
David Weinrib papers, circa 1950-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
David Weinrib (1924-2016) was a sculptor, ceramicist, and teacher in New York and North Carolina. Weinrib was founder and curator of Pratt Institute's sculpture garden, New York and a potter and instructor at Black Mountain College, North Carolina. In his later years, Weinrib made photograph assembleges.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 by Abel Weinrib, David Weinrib's son.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Art teachers
Ceramicists
Ceramicists
Interviews
Photographs
Sculptors
Sculptors
Transcripts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17352
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)380763
AAA_collcode_weindavi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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