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Staff finial

Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24.1 x 5.1 x 18.1 cm (9 1/2 x 2 x 7 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Bougouni area, Mali
Date:
Early to mid-19th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Initiation  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
equestrian  Search this
horse  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1966
Object number:
85-19-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-1

Commemorative head of a king

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 x 23.5 x 23.2 cm (13 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Status  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1979
Object number:
85-19-16
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-16

Plaque

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47 x 34.2 x 8.2 cm (18 1/2 x 13 7/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-16th to 17th century
Topic:
foreigner  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
weapon  Search this
male  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1979
Object number:
85-19-18
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-18

Pendant

Object Name:
uhunmwun ekhue
Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.6 x 14 x 7 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 18th to mid-19th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
mudfish  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1966
Object number:
85-19-5
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Concourse
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-5

Plaque

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.3 x 29.2 x 7 cm (13 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-16th to 17th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
weapon  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1966
Object number:
85-19-6
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-6

Figure of a mudfish

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 5.1 x 15.9 cm (2 3/8 x 2 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-16th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
mudfish  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution in 1966
Object number:
85-19-8
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Concourse
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-19-8

ARTLAB - The Salon: Episode 1 ft. A'Lelia Bundles and Wanda Henderson

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-10-25T21:10:44.000Z
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
hirshhornARTLAB
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornARTLAB
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_My2MwIU0P-A

Hide/Seek: "Painting No. 47, Berlin" by Marsden Hartley - National Portrait Gallery

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-04-07T22:24:55.000Z
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
NatlPortraitGallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_jtwvOMnf2rY

Tibor de Nagy Gallery records

Creator:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery  Search this
Names:
Art Dealers Association of America  Search this
Art in America  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)  Search this
United States Information Agency  Search this
Castoro, Rosemarie  Search this
Ciarrocchi, Ray, 1933-  Search this
De Nagy, Tibor, 1908-1993  Search this
Goodnough, Robert, 1917-  Search this
Gregor, Harold, 1929-  Search this
Grooms, Red  Search this
Hirsch, Pauli  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994  Search this
Penney, Charles Rand, 1923-2010  Search this
Reginato, Peter, 1945-  Search this
Robbin, Tony  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Rose, Leatrice  Search this
Witteman-Widrig, Nancy  Search this
Extent:
43.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1941-2016
Summary:
The records of the New York Tibor de Nagy Gallery measure 43.9 linear feet and date from 1941-2016. The records document the activities of the gallery through business records and correspondence, exhibition files, artist files, financial and legal records, inventory records, and a small amount of records of the Houston Branch.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the New York Tibor de Nagy Gallery measure 43.9 linear feet and date from 1941-2016. The records document the activities of the gallery through business records and correspondence, exhibition files, artist files, financial and legal records, inventory records, a small amount of records of the Houston Branch, and exhibition announcements.

Business records include correspondence and administrative files. Business correspondence is with clients, curators, galleries, museums, colleges and universities, organizations, and publications, such as the Museum of Modern Art, Art Dealers Association, National Institute of Arts and Letters, United States Information Agency, The Hirshhorn Museum, Art News, Art in America, Pauli Hirsch, Jacqueline Kennedy, Charles Penney, Nelson Rockefeller, and many others. Correspondence concerns sales, purchases, shipping, loans, general exhibitions, publicity, events, publications and publishing, and other topics. Additional documents found within the correspondence files are purchase invoices, inquiries, shipping receipts, and photographs. Correspondence with artists is found in the Artist Files series. Administrative files concern day-to-day operations and include leases and construction documents, incorporation, insurance, art appraisals, art framing, and other general business affairs.

Exhibition files document many exhibitions held at the Gallery and include clippings and research materials, exhibition catalogs, exhibit and gallery plans, correspondence, and photographs. Some loan agreements and shipping receipts are also included.

Artist files document business affairs with individual artists and also contain collected information on artists. Typically, there are several files on each artist which may include printed materials, biographies, consignments, loans documentation, sales documentation, correspondence, photographic material, publicity, and reviews. Artists well represented among these files include Rosemarie Castoro, Ray Ciarrocchi, Robert Goodnough, Harold Gregor, Red Grooms (including a transcript of "A Conversation with Marison and Red Grooms"), Joyce Kozloff, Peter Reginato, Tony Robbin, Leatrice Rose, and Nancy Witteman-Widrig.

Financial records include incomplete runs of billing statements, expenses and cash disbursements, paid and unpaid invoices, and sales and shipping receipts. Inventory records consist primarily of index cards and/or sheets that document stock, consignments, loans, sales, and shipping.

A relatively small amount of Houston branch records include announcements, clippings, correspondence, financial information including consignments, income, invoices, and statements, photographs, publicity materials and a research file on Houston art museums.

Exhibition announcements promote the gallery's exhibitions for artists including Joe Brainard, Shirley Jaffe, Fairfield Porter, Rosemarie Castoro, Alfred Leslie, and many others.
Arrangement:
The Tibor de Nagy Gallery records are arranged into seven series.

Series 1: Business Records and Correpondence, 1950-1993 (10 linear feet; Boxes 1-10)

Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1941-1992 (2 linear feet; Boxes 11-12)

Series 3: Artist Files, 1956-1993 (18.6 linear feet; Boxes 13-31, 46)

Series 4: Financial and Legal Records, 1951-1984 (3.5 linear feet; Boxes 31-34)

Series 5: Inventory Records, 1952-1989 (9 linear feet; Boxes 34-43)

Series 6: Houston Branch Records, 1969-1984 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 43-45)

Series 7: Exhibition Announcements, 1953-2016 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 47-48)
Biographical / Historical:
One of the earliest modern art galleries in New York, Tibor de Nagy Gallery was founded in 1950 by Tibor de Nagy and John Bernard Myers. Initially the gallery featured the work of second generation Abstract Expressionists and continues to operate today with a focus on the Post War second generation New York School.

John B. Myers served as the gallery's first director and De Nagy was the business manager while continuing to work in the banking business. Early on, the gallery introduced and promoted second generation Abstract Expressionists such as Grace Hartigan and Alfred Leslie. The gallery quickly earned a reputation for promoting the work of emerging artists, including Carl Andre, Helen Frankenthaler, Jane Freilicher, Red Grooms, Fairfield Porter, and Larry Rivers, among others, giving many of them their first solo shows.

Later the gallery gained a reputation as a space for collaborative artistic ventures and organized exhibitions that combined visual imagery and poetry by several New York School poets. The gallery also published books by poets John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, and James Schuyler, as well as a poetry newsletter entitled Semi-Colon.

In 1973 de Nagy teamed with Marvin Watson to open the Watson/deNagy Gallery in Houston, which closed in 1983. Tibor de Nagy retired from banking in 1970 and continued running the gallery until he died in 1993. The Tibor de Nagy gallery continues operating today at 724 Fifth Avenue under the direction of Andrew Arnot and Eric Brown. It also works with a number of estates, including those of Joe Brainard, Rudy Burckhardt, Donald Evans, and Jess.
Related Materials:
Among the holdings of the Archives of American Art are an oral history interview with Tibor de Nagy, March 29, 1976 conducted by Paul Cummings; the John Bernard Myers papers (which do not contain documentation of his work at the gallery); and the Watson/de Nagy Houston gallery records available only on microfilm, a small portion of which may also be duplicated in the original records described in this finding aid.
Provenance:
The records were donated by Tibor de Nagy Gallery in multiple accessions between 1993-1996 and in 2018.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Rights:
The Tibor de Nagy Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Gallery owners  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records, 1941-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.tibode
See more items in:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tibode
Additional Online Media:

House and Garden

Collection Creator:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Tibor de Nagy Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records, 1941-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records / Series 1: Business Records and Correspondence / 1.3: Publicity and Advertising
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tibode-ref231

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Collection Creator:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1984
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Tibor de Nagy Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records, 1941-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records
Tibor de Nagy Gallery records / Series 1: Business Records and Correspondence / 1.1: Galleries, Museums, and Institutions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tibode-ref59

Blue River Handprints Vol. 1

Manufacturer:
Blue River Handprints  Search this
Medium:
Screen-printed vinyl, Mylar
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Made in:
New York, USA
Date:
1971
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C.
Accession Number:
1995-152-1-1/90
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1995-152-1-1_90

Garden of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKay, Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

Architect:
Jessie Ayers, 1917  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and black and gray wash, white gouache on white wove illustration board.
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
New York, USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
1951
Credit Line:
Gift of Quintina Colio
Accession Number:
1986-15-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1986-15-1

Juglans sp.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph N. Rose  Search this
Place:
Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
21 Jun 1898
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Juglandales Juglandaceae
Published Name:
Juglans sp.
Barcode:
03390488
USNM Number:
327899
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14914750

Ilex cornuta

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph N. Rose  Search this
Place:
In the Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1898
Common name:
Chinese holly
horned holly
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Celastrales Aquifoliaceae
Published Name:
Ilex cornuta
Barcode:
03351728
USNM Number:
278981
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14865193

Biophytum sp.

Biogeographical Region:
73 - Northwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph N. Rose  Search this
Place:
In the Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
21 Nov 1900
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Geraniales Oxalidaceae
Published Name:
Biophytum sp.
Barcode:
03297262
USNM Number:
591609
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14798111

Ipomoea lobata

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Charles L. Pollard  Search this
Place:
Cultivated in garden, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1897
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Solanales Convolvulaceae
Published Name:
Ipomoea lobata
Barcode:
03149395
USNM Number:
324515
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14618525

Osmanthus heterophyllus (G. Don) P.S. Green

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph N. Rose  Search this
Place:
In the Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1898
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Oleaceae
Published Name:
Osmanthus heterophyllus (G. Don) P.S. Green
Barcode:
03140381
USNM Number:
278982
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14566804

Triolena pustulata Triana

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Joseph N. Rose  Search this
Place:
Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Aug 1900
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Myrtales Melastomataceae
Published Name:
Triolena pustulata Triana
Barcode:
02927166
USNM Number:
591600
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14218161

Monarda didyma L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Mya Bwin  Search this
Place:
Kenilworth Aquatic Garden. N.E., Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
20 Jul 1963
Common name:
oswego tea
scarlet beebalm
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Monarda didyma L.
Barcode:
02806995
USNM Number:
3556676
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14043459

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