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Oral history interview with Robert Zakanitch, 1972 August 23-30

Interviewee:
Zakanitch, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12235
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213207
AAA_collcode_zakani72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213207

Anne Swartz interviews with artists

Creator:
Swartz, Anne  Search this
Names:
Jaudon, Valerie, 1945-  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Kushner, Robert, 1949-  Search this
Lanigan-Schmidt, Thomas  Search this
Lowe, Jean, 1960-  Search this
MacConnel, Kim  Search this
Patkin, Izhar  Search this
Perreault, John, 1937-2015  Search this
Perrone, Jeff  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-2015  Search this
Smyth, Ned, 1948-  Search this
Solomon, Holly  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
2.3 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1998-1999
Summary:
The Anne Swartz interviews with artists measure 2.3 linear feet and contain video interviews with contributors to the Pattern and Decoration movement, conducted in 1998 for the production of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story (1999). Additional video of exhibitions and studio space are included, as well as the final version of the documentary.
Scope and Contents:
The Anne Swartz interviews with artists measure 2.3 linear feet and contain video interviews with contributors to the Pattern and Decoration movement, conducted in 1998 for the production of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story (1999).

Video interviews are conducted with artists Valerie Jaudon, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Jean Lowe, Kim MacConnel, Izhar Patkin, Jeff Perrone, Miriam Schapiro, Ned Smyth, and Robert Zakanitch. Also found are interviews with curators John Perreault of Urban Glass and Holly Solomon of the Holly Solomon Gallery, both of New York City. Interviewees discuss the development, features, and success of the Pattern and Decoration movement from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, particularly as it relates to the feminist art movement. Unedited footage is found on camera original DVCPRO videocassettes, and all cassettes containing interviews also have duplicate VHS videocassettes. Five additional DVCPRO videocassettes contain b-roll production video. The final version of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Untold Story is found on both a DVCPRO dub master and a VHS distribution copy.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series.

Series 1: Unedited Video for Documentary, 1998-1999 (Boxes 1-3; 23 folders)

Series 2: Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story, 1998-1999 (Box 4; 1 folder)
Biographical / Historical:
Anne Swartz is an art historian and art history professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Swartz created the interviews while working on a documentary project commissioned by the school.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 2011 by Anne Swartz.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
Copyright for video interviews retained by the donor, Anne Swartz.

The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Georgia -- Savannah  Search this
Art teachers -- Georgia -- Savannah  Search this
Topic:
Feminists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Citation:
Anne Swartz interviews with artists, 1998-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.swaranne
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-swaranne

Nancy Drysdale Gallery records

Creator:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery  Search this
Names:
Brook Alexander Editions  Search this
Crown Point Press  Search this
Tyler Graphics, Ltd  Search this
Bartlett, Jennifer, 1941-  Search this
Burton, Scott  Search this
Christenberry, William, 1936-  Search this
Clapsaddle, Jerry, 1941-  Search this
Drysdale, Nancy McIntosh, 1931-  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-  Search this
Gilliam, Sam  Search this
Kainen, Jacob  Search this
Katz, Alex, 1927-  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Mangold, Robert, 1937-  Search this
Puryear, Martin, 1941-  Search this
Scully, Sean, 1945-  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tracy, Michael, 1943-  Search this
Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004  Search this
Wegman, William  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Date:
1971-1996
Summary:
The records of the Nancy Drysdale Gallery measure 9.0 linear feet and span the years 1971 to 1996. The bulk of the collection comprises artist files that document the gallery's relations with 67 artists, many of whom were represented by the gallery.
Scope and Content Note:
This collection measures 9.0 linear feet and dates from 1971 to 1996. The bulk of the collection comprises artist files that document the gallery's relationships with 67 artists, many of whom were represented, or whose work was handled by, the gallery. In addition to artist files, the collection contains exhibition files, printed material, and publishers files.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as four series reflecting the original arrangement imposed by the Gallery.

Series 1: Group Exhibition Files, 1978-1994 (Box 1, 0.5 linear ft.)

Series 2: Fine Art Publishers Files, 1972-1995 (Boxes 1-2, 1.5 linear ft.)

Series 3: Artist Files, 1971-1996 (Boxes 2-9, 7 linear ft.)

Series 4: Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1993-1994 (Box 9, 1 folder)
Historical Note:
When colleague Max Protech moved to New York City in 1976, his gallery at 2151 P Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., became the Protech-McIntosh Gallery under his successor, Cincinnati dealer, Nancy McIntosh Drysdale. Drysdale then moved the gallery to 406 7th Street, N.W., and changed the name to the McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery. Several years later, Drysdale vacated the 7th Street address and operated as a private dealer before opening the Nancy Drysdale Gallery at 2103 O Street, N.W., in 1991.
Provenance:
The records of the Nancy Drysdale Gallery were donated to the Archives of American Art by Nancy Drysdale in 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for resesarch. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Nancy Drysdale 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:
Artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Drawings
Interviews
Citation:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery records, 1971-1996 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.nancdryg
See more items in:
Nancy Drysdale Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nancdryg

Robert Rahway Zakanitch : big bungalow suite, February 5 to March 31, 1994 ... in conjunction with Recent paintings, February 3 to March 12, 1994 ; introduction by Brooks Adams

Title:
Big bungalow suite
Recent paintings
Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Jason McCoy, Inc  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert Rahway 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. (some folded) : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
[1994]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_638859

Robert Rahway Zakanitch : the Grand Dado series, June 1 to July 15 [1996] / essay by Carter Ratcliff

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Ratcliff, Carter  Search this
Locks Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
35 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
1996
[1996]
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649368

Robert Rahway Zakanitch / Essays by David Pagel and John DeFazio

Author:
Pagel, David  Search this
DeFazio, John 1956-  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert 1935- Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
179 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1070308

Robert Zakanitch : Why beauty, Robert Zakanitch's Hanging Gardens series / by John DeFazio

Title:
Why beauty, Robert Zakanitch's Hanging Gardens series
Hanging gardens
Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Nancy Hoffman Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
75 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2013
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1070305

Robert Rahway Zakanitch : the lace paintings : September 7-29, 2007 / essay by Arthur C. Danto

Title:
Lace paintings
Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Danto, Arthur C. 1924-2013-  Search this
Locks Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
34 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824592

A Collaboration, Patsy Norvell & Robert Zakanitch : Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New York, November 4-November 27, 1982, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 8-February 13, 1983 / organized by the Norton Gallery & School of Art ; with support from the Robert Miller Gallery

Author:
Norvell, Patsy 1942-  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Sidney Janis Gallery  Search this
Norton Gallery and School of Art  Search this
Robert Miller Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Norwell, Patsy 1942- Exhibitions  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
29 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Group work in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
N6537.N674 A4 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646980

Larger than life : Robert Rahway Zakanitch's Big bungalow suite

Title:
Robert Zakanitch's Big bungalow suite
Big bungalow suite
Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
45 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_648777

Robert S. Zakanitch : Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, June 12-August 9, 1981

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Kardon, Janet  Search this
University of Pennsylvania Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1981
C1981
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 1981
N40.1.Z395U5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653359

Robert S. Zakanitch : Sevres unique porcelain

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Artes Magnus  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
[1987]
Topic:
Sèvres porcelain  Search this
Porcelain--Art objects  Search this
Call number:
NK4390 .Z215 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_351978

Robert S. Zakanitch : silks of Lyon

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Artes Magnus  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
[1988]
Topic:
Silk--Art objects  Search this
Silk-printing  Search this
Call number:
NK8899.5.S58 Z215 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_352613

Robert S. Zakanitch : October 1-October 26, 1985

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Robert Miller Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
[22] p., 8 plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
C [1985]
Call number:
N40.1.Z395 R6r
N40.1.Z395R6r
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355862

Robert S. Zakanitch : February 28-March 24, 1984

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Robert Miller Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
[19] p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
[1984?]
Call number:
N40.1.Z395 R6
N40.1.Z395R6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_262082

Robert Rahway Zakanitch : aggressive goodness series ; January 24-March 1, 2003

Title:
Aggressive goodness series
Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Danto, Arthur C. 1924-2013-  Search this
Spike Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. : col. ill. ; 15 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
Topic:
Dogs in art  Search this
Call number:
ND237.Z28 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_946576

Robert Rahway Zakanitch : the curio series : April 16-May 28, 1999 / essay by David Pagel

Author:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Pagel, David  Search this
Locks Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zakanitch, Robert 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Jewelry in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_952707

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