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Gerhard Richter : paintings / by Roald Nasgaard ; with an essay by I. Michael Danoff ; and an interview with Gerhard Richter by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh ; edited by Terry A. Neff

Author:
Nasgaard, Roald  Search this
Richter, Gerhard 1932-  Search this
Danoff, I. Michael  Search this
Buchloh, B. H. D  Search this
Neff, Terry Ann R  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Art Gallery of Ontario  Search this
Subject:
Richter, Gerhard 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany (West)
Date:
1988
C1988
20th century
Topic:
Painting, German--Exhibitions  Search this
Painting, German  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_647997

Oral history interview with Dennis Adrian, 2015 October 8-9

Interviewee:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silverman, Lanny, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Anderson, Jeremy Radcliffe  Search this
Swinton, Tilda  Search this
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Wiles, Bertha Harris  Search this
Newman, Muriel Kallis Steinberg  Search this
Dubuffet  Search this
Ito, Miyoko  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Barnes, Robert  Search this
Baum, Don  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Ramberg, Christina  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Botticelli, Sandro  Search this
Florsheim, Lillian H.  Search this
Schulze, Franz  Search this
Wilde, Oscar  Search this
Leaf, June  Search this
Kind, Phyllis  Search this
Acconi, Vito  Search this
Conner, Bruce  Search this
Hoffman, Rhona  Search this
Nicholson, Natasha  Search this
Petlin, Irving  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Parker, Dorothy  Search this
Hanson, Philip  Search this
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Achilles, Rolf  Search this
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Maxon, John  Search this
Brown, Roger  Search this
Rossi, Barbara  Search this
Artner, Alan G.  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Spero, Nancy  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence  Search this
Carlson, Victor I.  Search this
Coplans, John Rivers  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
New York University  Search this
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
University of Chicago  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project  Search this
Akron Art Museum  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Topic:
Homosexuality  Search this
Art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Curators  Search this
Educators  Search this
Art thefts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17346
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)380479
AAA_collcode_adrian15
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_380479
Additional Online Media:

Museum of Contemporary Art interviews, 1979-1986

Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio  Search this
Schulze, Franz  Search this
Jacobi, Peter  Search this
Hafif, Marcia  Search this
Yasuda, Robert  Search this
Lohan, Dirk  Search this
Adrian, Dennis  Search this
Fischl, Eric  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Ryman, Robert  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Close, Chuck  Search this
Danforth, George  Search this
Keister, Steve  Search this
Brown, Roger  Search this
Jacobi, Ritzi  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6840
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208967
AAA_collcode_musecaci
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208967

Enrico David : gradations of slow release / [curated by] Michael Darling

Curator:
Darling, Michael  Search this
Artist:
David, Enrico 1966-  Search this
Contributor:
Nathanaël 1970-  Search this
Translator:
Beasley, Mark  Search this
Host institution:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Subject:
David, Enrico 1966-  Search this
Physical description:
119 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101814

Nancy Davidson papers, 1970s-2016

Creator:
Davidson, Nancy, 1943-  Search this
Subject:
Spero, Nancy  Search this
Itatani, Michiko  Search this
Moore, Sabra  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Mayer, Rosemary  Search this
Halstead, Richard  Search this
Lipton, Eunice  Search this
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
N.A.M.E. Gallery  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Marianne Deson Gallery  Search this
White Columns (Gallery)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Topic:
Sculptors  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17402
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)384226
AAA_collcode_davinanc
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_384226
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Edwin Bergman interviews, 1984 Aug. 21-Dec. 21

Creator:
Bergman, Edwin, 1917-1986  Search this
Erens, Patricia, 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Jewish art and symbolism  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10291
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213479
AAA_collcode_bergedwi
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213479

H.C. Westermann / exhibition curators, Lynne Warren and Michael Rooks ; with essays by Dennis Adrian, Michael Rooks, Robert Storr, and Lynne Warren

Author:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
212 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2001
Call number:
N40.1.W527 M87 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_668259

Wolfgang Tillmans / [essays by] Julie Ault, Daniel Birnbaum, Russell Ferguson, Dominic Molon, Lane Relyea and Mark Wigley

Author:
Tillmans, Wolfgang 1968-  Search this
Ault, Julie  Search this
Birnbaum, Daniel 1963-  Search this
Ferguson, Russell  Search this
Molon, Dominic  Search this
Relyea, Lane 1960-  Search this
Wigley, Mark  Search this
Hammer Museum  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Subject:
Tillmans, Wolfgang 1968-  Search this
Physical description:
181 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2006
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794978

Susan Rothenberg : paintings and drawings / organized by Michael Auping

Author:
Rothenberg, Susan 1945-  Search this
Auping, Michael  Search this
Albright-Knox Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Rothenberg, Susan 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1992
Call number:
N40.1.R835 A92 1992
N40.1.R835A92 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_437544

Excerpts of interview with Sol Lewitt

Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Type:
Videorecording
Date:
1979
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11560
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11560

Kick out the jams: Detroit's Cass Corridor 1963-1977

Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Egner, John  Search this
Feigenson, Jackie  Search this
Hilberry, Susanne  Search this
Luchs, Michael  Search this
Phelan, Ellen Denise  Search this
Piet, John Frances  Search this
Pletos, Nancy  Search this
Type:
Videorecording
Date:
1981
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13725
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13725

Mary Wallace: Duane Hanson's fundraiser

Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Hanson, Duane  Search this
Type:
Videorecording
Date:
1983
Topic:
Artists' models  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10545
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Duane Hanson papers, 1935-2006
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10545

Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, Ill. - Chicago Auction

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Leo Castelli 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref8841

Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, Ill. - Richard Artschwager Exhibition

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1973
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Leo Castelli 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref8842

Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, Ill. - Lee Bontecou Exhibition

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1972
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Leo Castelli 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref8843

Museum of Contemporary Art interviews

Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Names:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Brown, Roger, 1941-1997  Search this
Close, Chuck, 1940-  Search this
Danforth, George  Search this
Fischl, Eric, 1948-  Search this
Hafif, Marcia, 1929-  Search this
Jacobi, Peter, 1935-  Search this
Jacobi, Ritzi, 1941-  Search this
Keister, Steve, 1949-  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Lohan, Dirk  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio, 1935-  Search this
Ryman, Robert, 1930-  Search this
Schulze, Franz, 1927-  Search this
Yasuda, Robert, 1940-  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1979-1986
Summary:
The Museum of Contemporary Art Interviews measure 8 linear feet and contain video interviews with 35 artists, curators, and an art collector, conducted by the staff of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago between 1979 and 1986, on 107 U-Matic videocassettes.
Scope and Contents:
The Museum of Contemporary Art Interviews measure 8 linear feet and contain video interviews with 35 artists, curators, and an art collector, conducted by the staff of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago between 1979 and 1986, on 107 U-Matic videocassettes.

The first set of interviews are with contemporary artists who had solo exhibitions at the museum between 1979 and 1985, including Chuck Close, Roger Brown, Eric Fischl, Peter and Ritzi Jacobi, Steve Keister, Sol Le Witt, and collector Dennis Adrian, whose Chicago art collection was exhibited in 1982. The remainder of the series contains four sets of interviews and other footage relating to exhibitions and programming, including the 1979 exhibition Wall Painting - Ryman, Hafif, Pozzi, Jackson, Yasuda; the 1981 exhibition Kick out the jams: Detroit's Cass Corridor 1963-1977; and the 1983 exhibition and educational program Eleven Chicago Artists, created with Chicago's N.A.M.E. gallery, which traveled to area high schools featuring short video documentaries about each artist that were created from the footage on the tapes in this collection. The last set includes interviews with architects Dirk Lohan and George Danforth and historian Franz Schulze, created for the 1986 program "Mies van der Rohe Remembered," celebrating the centennial of the architect's birth.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged as one series.

Series 1: Interviews with Artists, Collectors, and Curators (Boxes 1-8)
Biographical / Historical:
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago was founded in 1967 with Jan van der Marck as its first Director. The period from 1979 to 1986, represented in the videorecordings in this collection, was a period of physical expansion for the Museum, as well as a period when audiovisual components of artworks and exhibition design were increasingly incorporated into exhibitions and other programming. In 1979, a physical expansion of the museum begun in 1977 was unveiled with the opening of four new galleries, signaling an increased capacity for showing local and emerging contemporary artists and engaging the community.

The museum's education department began using video to create a rich record of solo and group exhibitions mounted at the museum, and created short video programs to reach out to new audiences. For their 1979 Wall Paintings exhibition, artists were interviewed while making their work in the museum, creating a visual record of the ephemeral works on display and the process of their creation. Video interviews with Detroit artists were created in preparation for a 1981 exhibition showing contemporary artists in the Cass Corridor community of that city. In 1983, Museum staff collaborated with Chicago's N.A.M.E. gallery to create the traveling exhibition Eleven Chicago Artists, which combined artwork with video documentaries showing artists at work and talking about their creative process. The exhibition traveled to city and suburban schools around Chicago. And on the centenary of the birth of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1986, interviews were conducted with Mies' grandson, Dirk Lohan, also an architect, as well as architectural historians George Danforth and Franz Schulze.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Museum of Contemporary Art interviews are for study purposes only. Duplication requires prior written permission from the Museum of Contemporary Art, 237 East Ontario Street, Chicago, Ill, 60611. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Citation:
Museum of Contemporary Art interviews, 1979-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.musecaci
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Nancy Davidson papers

Creator:
Davidson, Nancy, 1943-  Search this
Names:
Marianne Deson Gallery  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
N.A.M.E. Gallery  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
White Columns (Gallery)  Search this
Halstead, Richard  Search this
Itatani, Michiko  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lipton, Eunice  Search this
Mayer, Rosemary  Search this
Moore, Sabra  Search this
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009  Search this
Yoshida, Ray  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Date:
1970s-2016
Summary:
The papers of New York based interdisciplinary artist Nancy Davidson measure 5 linear feet and date from 1970s-2016. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, illustrated notebooks and notes, gallery and exhibition files, printed material, photographic material, and two sketchbooks. Nearly one linear foot of correspondence arranged chronologically is both personal and professional. Notable correspondents include Michiko Itatani, Joyce Kozloff, Eunice Lipton, Sabra Moore, and Nancy Spero. Galleries and museums include Marianne Denson Gallery; Museum of Contemporary, Chicago; N.A.M.E. Gallery, of which Davidson was an artist member; the Walker Art Center; and White Columns. Over thirty notebooks capture Davidson's work process, evolution of ideas, related sketches in pen and pencil, reflections from readings and lectures, and notes from critiques with fellow artists Rosemary Mayer, Joyce Kozloff, Ray Yoshida, and Richard Halstead. A large sequence of printed material includes announcements, books, bulletins, newsletters, calendars, clippings, exhibition catalogs, periodicals, press releases, programs, and a few other items of printed matter relating to Davidson's professional career.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York based interdisciplinary artist Nancy Davidson measure 5 linear feet and date from 1970s-2016. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, illustrated notebooks and notes, gallery and exhibition files, printed material, photographic material, and two sketchbooks. Nearly one linear foot of correspondence arranged chronologically is both personal and professional. Notable correspondents include Michiko Itatani, Joyce Kozloff, Eunice Lipton, Sabra Moore, and Nancy Spero. Galleries and museums include Marianne Denson Gallery; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; N.A.M.E. Gallery, of which Davidson was an artist member; the Walker Art Center; and White Columns. Over thirty notebooks capture Davidson's work process, evolution of ideas, related sketches in pen and pencil, reflections from readings and lectures, and notes from critiques with fellow artists Rosemary Mayer, Joyce Kozloff, Ray Yoshida, and Richard Halstead. A large sequence of printed material includes announcements, books, bulletins, newsletters, calendars, clippings, exhibition catalogs, periodicals, press releases, programs, and a few other items of printed matter relating to Davidson's professional career.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as seven series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1978-2015 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1970s-2000s (0.8 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 3: Illustrated Notebooks and Notes, 1970s-2010 (1.6 linear feet; Box 2-4)

Series 4: Gallery and Exhibition Files, 1976-2002 (0.3 linear feet; Box 4)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1970s-2010s (1.3 linear feet; Box 4-5)

Series 6: Photographic Material, 1990s (1 folder; Box 5)

Series 7: Sketchbooks, circa 1980, circa 1990 (2 folders; Box 5)
Biographical / Historical:
Nancy Davidson (1943- ) is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily in sculpture and installation in New York, NY. She grew up in Chicago and received a Bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University, a BFA from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After completing her graduate degree in 1975, Davidson began her professional career in Chicago before moving to New York in 1979. While initially working in painting and drawing, Davison has become most well known for her works in sculpture investigating the feminized body. She has exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., and in numerous galleries across the country. Davidson was a professor at Purchase College SUNY from 1984-2008.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2016 by Nancy Davidson.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Nancy Davidson papers 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:
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Installations (Art) -- New York -- New York  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Citation:
Nancy Davidson papers, 1970s-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.davinanc
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-davinanc

Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.) [Folder]

Additional name:
MCA  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_98504

Interviews with Artists, Collectors, and Curators

Collection Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet (Boxes 1-8)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1986
Scope and Contents:
Series contains video interviews with 35 artists, curators, and an art collector, conducted by the staff of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago between 1979 and 1986, on 107 U-Matic videocassettes. The first set of interviews in the series are with contemporary artists who had solo exhibitions at the museum between 1979 and 1985, including Chuck Close, Roger Brown, Eric Fischl, Peter and Ritzi Jacobi, Steve Keister, Sol Le Witt, and collector Dennis Adrian, whose Chicago art collection was exhibited in 1982. The remainder of the series contains four sets of interviews and other footage relating to exhibitions and programming, including the 1979 exhibition Wall Painting - Ryman, Hafif, Pozzi, Jackson, Yasuda; the 1981 exhibition Kick out the jams: Detroit's Cass Corridor 1963-1977; and the 1983 exhibition and educational program Eleven Chicago Artists, created with Chicago's N.A.M.E. gallery, which traveled to area high schools featuring short video documentaries about each artist that were created from the footage on the tapes in this collection. The last set includes interviews with architects Dirk Lohan and George Danforth and historian Franz Schulze, created for the 1986 program "Mies van der Rohe Remembered," celebrating the centennial of the architect's birth.

The main content of the recordings are interviews with the artists or other subjects, ranging from 1 to 2 hours in duration. Some of the tapes contain footage of exhibition installations, artworks, or footage of the artist working. Tapes with content other than interview footage are typically labeled "Inserts" referring to material that was shot to be inserted into the edited version of the interviews. The museum's education department created edited versions of many of these interviews to accompany exhibitions, but the edited versions are not in the current collection, except for one, entitled "Shaking in the Cape of Good Hope" by Karl Wirsum. Note that the two Sol Le Witt tapes are numbered 4 and 6 and no other Le Witt tapes are found in the collection.
Arrangement:
Individual interviews are arranged at the beginning of the series alphabetically. The remainder of the series is arranged by exhibition. The videocassettes for the Wall Paintings and Cass Corridor exhibitions are arranged in the sequence in which they were shot, and those for the Eleven Chicago Artists exhibition are arranged alphabetically by artist.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Museum of Contemporary Art interviews are for study purposes only. Duplication requires prior written permission from the Museum of Contemporary Art, 237 East Ontario Street, Chicago, Ill, 60611. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Museum of Contemporary Art interviews, 1979-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.musecaci, Series 1
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Museum of Contemporary Art interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-musecaci-ref1

Steve Keister

Collection Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (u-matic) (Tape labeled "Interviewed by Pauline Saliga")
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Date:
1980 July 17
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Museum of Contemporary Art interviews are for study purposes only. Duplication requires prior written permission from the Museum of Contemporary Art, 237 East Ontario Street, Chicago, Ill, 60611. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Museum of Contemporary Art interviews, 1979-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of Contemporary Art interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-musecaci-ref10

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