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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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Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers

Creator:
Vogel, Dorothy  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Names:
Kunsthalle Bielefeld  Search this
Andre, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013  Search this
Artschwager, Richard, 1923-  Search this
Aycock, Alice  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Cadere, André, 1934-1978  Search this
Chernow, Ann, 1936-  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Cyphers, Peggy, 1954-  Search this
DeMonte, Claudia, 1947-  Search this
Francisco, Richard, 1942-  Search this
Graham, Dan, 1942-  Search this
Groth, Jan, 1938-  Search this
Hazlitt, Don, 1948-  Search this
Highstein, Jene, 1942-2013  Search this
Jean-Claude, Martha, 1919-2001  Search this
Kawara, On  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Mangold, Robert, 1937-  Search this
Mangold, Sylvia Plimack, 1938-  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio, 1935-  Search this
Renouf, Edda  Search this
Ryman, Robert, 1930-  Search this
Schultz, Barbara  Search this
Seawright, Sandy  Search this
Tabler, Bernadine  Search this
Taschler, Lori, 1959-  Search this
Tuttle, Richard, 1941-  Search this
Umlauf, Lynn  Search this
Extent:
47.5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1960s-2009
Summary:
The papers of contemporary art collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel measure 47.5 linear feet and date from the 1960s to 2009. Found is scattered general correspondence, artists' files, subject files, business records, and printed material relating to the Vogel Collection. Artists' and subject files create the bulk of the collection, the majority of which is printed material but includes some correspondence from artists.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of contemporary art collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel measure 47.5 linear feet and date from the 1960s to 2009. Found is scattered general correspondence, artists' files, subject files, business records, and printed material relating to the Vogel Collection. Artists' and subject files create the bulk of the collection, the majority of which is printed material but includes some correspondence from artists.

Scattered general correspondence is with friends, acquaintances, and corporate entities.

Files for artists represented in the Vogel Collection include Carl Andre, Stephen Antonakos, Richard Artschwager, Alice Aycock, Will Barnet, Mel Bochner, Andre Cadere, Ann Chernow, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Peggy Cyphers, Claudia DeMonte, Richard Francisco, Dan Graham, Jan Groth, Don Hazlitt, Jene Highstein, On Kawara, Sol Lewitt, Sylvia and Robert Mangold, Lucio Pozzi, Edda Renouf, Robert Ryman, Barbara Schultz, Lori Taschler, Richard Tuttle, and Lynn Umlauf among many others. Materials within artists' files may include printed material, correspondence, writings and notes, and scattered business records.

Subject files are found for Dorothy and Herbert Vogel's friends and colleagues within the art world including art historians, writers, gallerists, dealers, and collectors. Extensive letters are from Sandy Seawright and Bernadine Tabler. Exhibition related materials are found among the files.

Scattered business records of the Vogel Collection document exhibitions of the collection at U.S. institutions and at the Kunsthalle Bielefeld Museum in Germany.

Printed materials include clippings, posters, and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1971-1987 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Artists' Files, 1963-2009 (30.4 linear feet; Boxes 1-31)

Series 3: Subject Files, 1969-2008 (9.8 linear feet; Boxes 31-41)

Series 4: Vogel Collection Business Records, 1974-1988 (0.3 linear feet; Box 41)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1960s-2000s (6.7 linear feet; Boxes 41-47, OV48-58)
Biographical / Historical:
Dorothy (1935- ) and Herbert Vogel (1922-2012) were contemporary art collectors in New York City, New York. The middle-class couple bought and collected art for forty-five years and amassed an extensive collection.

A life-long New Yorker, Herbert Vogel was born in 1922 and dropped out of school to work in a garment factory. After joining the U.S. Army, Vogel became a postal clerk and began to frequent Greenwich Village's Cedar Bar, a popular bar of the arts crowd. Vogel developed a deep appreciation for art and for the artists themselves.

In 1960, he met librarian Dorothy Faye Hoffman and they quickly fell in love. During their honeymoon, they visited the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Dorothy and Herb's first purchase was a sculpture by John Chamberlain. On their civil servant salary, the Vogels continued to collect and purchase art, beginning with young artists of the 1960s and 1970s while bypassing the dealer system of the New York City art scene. The result was a collection of 5,000 pieces which had to fit in their one-bedroom apartment.

In 1992, the Vogels donated the bulk of their collection to the National Gallery of Art, with fifty pieces intended to go to a museum or institution in each of the United States. Herbert Vogel died in 2012 in Manhattan and is survived by Dorothy.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reel 2435) including three notebooks containing clippings, articles, press releases, exhibition catalogs and announcements. Lent materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel donated their papers in several accretions from 1980 to 2009 and lent three notebooks for microfilming in 1982.
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 Dorothy and Herbert Vogel 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:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Citation:
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.vogedoro
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Lucio Pozzi papers, 1960-2002

Creator:
Pozzi, Lucio, 1935-  Search this
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Authors  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17367
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)381350
AAA_collcode_pozzluci
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_381350

Lucio Pozzi

Author:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
[2000]
Call number:
N40.1.P898 A1 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082674

The next 475 years of my art and life : lecture / Lucio Pozzi

Title:
Next four hundred seventy-five years of my art and life
Author:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Publisher:
Galleria Michela Rizzo  Search this
Subject:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
Topic:
Art--Philosophy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082675

Colorgames : a project / by Lucio Pozzi with contributions by Arthur C. Danto ... [et al.]

Title:
Color games
Author:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Danto, Arthur C. 1924-2013-  Search this
Anderson Gallery (Drake University)  Search this
Subject:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Specimens
Artists' books (books)
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.P69 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_729723

Lucio Pozzi : [Ausstellung], Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 9. Mai-27. Juni 1982 / [Katalog und Übersetzungen, Heribert Heere ; Übersetzung des Textes von H. Heere, Malcolm L. Leybourne]

Author:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Heere, Heribert  Search this
Kunsthalle Bielefeld  Search this
Subject:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
84 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1982
©1982
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P898 K9 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643563

(Untitled) (sculpture)

Title:
Horizontal Turnover Series, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Massachusetts University Museum of Contemporary Art Fine Arts Center, 151 Presidents Drive Amherst Massachusetts 01003 Accession Number: 1980.7
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 20100030
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460120

Stylistic change : its meaning to postmodern artists and the artist-researcher / Catherine St. John

Author:
St. John, Catherine  Search this
Subject:
Steir, Pat 1940-  Search this
Marden, Brice 1938-  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
St. John, Catherine  Search this
Bartlett, Jennifer 1941-  Search this
Richter, Gerhard 1932-  Search this
Sultan, Donald  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 415 leaves : ill
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1995
Topic:
Style (Philosophy)  Search this
Art--Philosophy  Search this
Postmodernism  Search this
Aesthetics  Search this
Call number:
N7432 .S79 1995a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_492844

Reconnecting : recent work by Jennifer Bartlett, Mel Bochner, Nancy Graves, Patrick Ireland, Lucio Pozzi : the Detroit Institute of Arts, June 12-September 27, 1987 / [catalog authors, Jan van der Marck and MaryAnn Wilkinson]

Author:
Van der Marck, Jan 1929-2010  Search this
Wilkinson, MaryAnn  Search this
Founders Society  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Subject:
Bartlett, Jennifer 1941-  Search this
Bochner, Mel 1940-  Search this
Graves, Nancy Stevenson 1940-1995  Search this
Ireland, Patrick  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
29 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1987
20th century
Topic:
Art, American--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .V23 1987
N6512.V23 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_338005

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