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Loan Correspondence, 1989-2003

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Curatorial Department  Search this
Subject:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Rosenzweig, Phyllis D  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1989
1989-2003
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01147
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Loan Correspondence 1989-2003 [Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Curatorial Department]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246560

Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995

Creator:
Zilczer, Judith, 1948-  Search this
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Linder, Richard  Search this
Quinn, John  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi  Search this
Dawson, Manierre  Search this
Munson, Gorham Bert  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Coady, Robert J.  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew Michael  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
International Exhibition of Modern Art (1913 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Art, Abstract  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Authors  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Curators  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16243
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370463
AAA_collcode_zilcjudt
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370463

Judith K. Zilczer research photographs, ca. 1974-2003

Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Names:
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946  Search this
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943  Search this
Lindner, Richard, 1901-  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986  Search this
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1974-2003
Summary:
Photograph prints, negatives and color transparencies documenting early modern American artists and the contemporary artist Richard Lindner.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes photographic images (black-and-white photographic prints, negatives and color transparencies) collected by art historian Judith Zilczer in support of her research in early modernists, collectors and patronage; early 20th century sculpture, post-Impressionists; and music and art synergies. Among the artists represented: Milton Avery, Oscar Bluemner, John Covert, Andrew Dasburg, Arthur B. Davies, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Marsden Hartley, B.J.O. Nordfelt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Francis Picabia, Horace Pippen, Morton Schamberg, Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, Abraham Walkowitz and Max Weber.

A second large part of the collection consists of research images assembled during the organization of the Hirshhorn Museum's 1996 retrospective exhibition for artist Richard Lindner.

In addition, the collection also includes some typescript manuscripts and article offprints authored by Zilczer in which the images were featured, including:

"Decoding John Covert's Time, 1919," Art Bulletin, Vol. LXXV, no. 4 (Dec. 1993), pp. 713-722.

"Light Coming on the Plains: Georgia O'Keeffe's Sunrise Series," artibus et historiae, No. 40, 1999, pp. 191-208.

"Color Music": Synaesthesia and Nineteenth Century Sources for Abstract Art," artibus et historiae, No. 16, 1997, pp. 101-126.
Arrangement:
The collection has been arranged into two series:

Series I: Early Modernists

Series 2: Richard Lindner
Biographical / Historical:
Judith K. Zilczer, Curator Emerita of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, organized more than two dozen exhibitions in her twenty–nine years at the museum, where she served as Historian, Curator of Paintings, and Acting Chief Curator.

She has written and lectured widely on modern and contemporary art and is particularly known for her work on connections between music and art, and artists such as Horace Pippin, Willem de Kooning, and Richard Lindner. Born in 1948, she holds a PhD from the University of Delaware.
Provenance:
The collection was receieved as a gift from Judith K. Zilczer in 2014.
Restrictions:
The collection, which is undergoing processing and cataloging, is open for research use in the Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Advance appointments are required.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art, American -- Photographs  Search this
Citation:
Judith K. Zilczer Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Identifier:
SAAM.Photo.ZIL
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-saam-photo-zil

Oral history interview with Paul Allen Reed, 1994 Apr. 29

Interviewee:
Reed, Paul, 1919-2015  Search this
Interviewer:
Zilczer, Judith, 1948-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art teachers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11892
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215676
AAA_collcode_reed94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215676

Willem de Kooning, reconsidered, [sound recording] / co-sponsored by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Archives of American Art, 1993

Interviewee:
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Creator:
Willem de Kooning, Reconsidered (1993 : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden)  Search this
Subject:
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11639
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215735
AAA_collcode_hirshh94
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215735

"The noble buyer" : John Quinn, patron of the avant-garde / Judith Zilczer

Author:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Subject:
Quinn, John 1870-1924 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
198 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1978
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)  Search this
Art, French  Search this
Call number:
N6487.W3 H579X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_105575

Judith Zilczer papers

Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Coady, Robert J., 1881-1921  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew, 1887-1979  Search this
Dawson, Manierre, 1887-1969  Search this
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944  Search this
Linder, Richard  Search this
Munson, Gorham Bert, 1896-1969  Search this
Quinn, John, 1870-1924  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1910-1995
bulk 1973-1995
Summary:
The papers of curator, art historian, and author Judith Zilczer measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1910-1995, with the bulk of material dated 1973-1995. The papers contain project files and related correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and printed material documenting her research as an independent art historian.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of curator, art historian, and author Judith Zilczer measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1910-1995, with the bulk of material dated 1973-1995. The papers contain project files and related correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and printed material documenting her research as an independent art historian.

This collection documents the correspondence and research of Judith Zilczer pertaining to her doctoral dissertation, The Aftermath of the Armory Show, 1913-1918, where she examines the arguments of both artists and critics over the question of abstraction in art during the early period of the twentieth century. Research files include information on Sadakichi Hartmann, Thomas H. Benton, Manierre Dawson, Andrew Dasburg, John Quinn, Alfred Stieglitz, Michael Brenner, Robert J. Coady and Gorham Munson. Project files document Synchromism, the Forum Exhibit and the Hartley Symposium at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Richard Lindner Exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum. Written transcripts include "Robert J. Cody, Man of the Soil" and "Musical Analogy". Researchers should note that this collection does not include a copy of her doctoral thesis.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series.

Series 1: Project Files, 1910-1995 (Box 1; 21 folders)

Series 2: Writings, circa 1980s (Box 1; 3 folders)
Biographical / Historical:
Judith Zilczer (1948-) was an art historian, author, and Curator Emerita of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C. She organized more than two dozen exhibitions in her twenty-nine years at the museum, where she served as Historian, Curator of Paintings, and Acting Chief Curator. Her exhibition publications include Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection (1993), Richard Lindner: Paintings and Watercolors, 1948-1977 (1996), and Visual Music: Synaesthesia in Art and Music Since 1900 (2005). A 1975 graduate of the doctoral program of the University of Delaware, she wrote her thesis on The Aftermath of the Armory Show 1913-1918. She has received numerous awards, including the 2006 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award of the Art Libraries Society of North America. Dr. Zilczer has written and lectured widely on modern and contemporary art and is a leading authority on the art of Willem de Kooning.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Paul Allen Reed conducted by Judith Zilczer, April 29, 1994.

Additionally, Papers relating to art commissioned for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1992-1998, donated by Judith Zilczer, can be found at Archives of American Art.

The Smithsonian Institution Archives in Washington, D.C. holds a large collection of Judith K. Zilczer Papers, 1975-2003.
Provenance:
Creator Judith Zilczer donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 2014.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Authors -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Curators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art, Abstract  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.zilcjudt
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Judith Zilczer papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zilcjudt
Additional Online Media:

Dissertation Research, Manierre Dawson

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
1977
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref10

Dissertation Research, Andrew Dasburg

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref11

Whitney Museum of American Art, Forum Exhibit

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref12

Whitney Museum of American Art, Forum Exhibit (1983)

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref13

Dissertation Research, Yale Archives of American Literature

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref14

Dissertation Research, Yale Archives of American Literature

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref15

Whitney Museum of American Art, Hartley Symposium (1980)

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref16

Research, John Quinn and Alfred Stieglitz

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref17

Research and Correspondence, Michael Brenner

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1913
1975-1985
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref18

Research Correspondence, Robert J. Coady

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983-1989
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref19

Research, Robert J. Coady

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1985
1989
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref20

Research and Correspondence, Gorham Munson

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-1990
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref21

General Service Administration, WPA Exhibition

Collection Creator:
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1988
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Judith Zilczer papers
Judith Zilczer papers / Series 1: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zilcjudt-ref22

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