Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), New York, N.Y. memorandum to unidentified recipient
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt
Whitney Museum of American Art
Memorandum : 1 p. : typescript ; 26 x 21 cm.
1942 May 18
Identification at head of text (printed): Extract from the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Trustees. Memo contains copy of a statement to be sent to the Whitney Museum expressing condolences and honoring the contributions of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.
Students' and artists' protest letter to Bates Lowry, New York, N.Y.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Item : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.
New York, N.Y.
Two part document with a form to send to organizers, Tom Lloyd and Faith Ringgold and a protest letter to send to Bates Lowry, director of MoMA. Document intended for students and artists wishing to protest to the Museum of Modern Art for a Martin Luther King, Jr. wing for Black and Puerto Rican art, noting "its default of cultural responsibility to the public and cultural integrity to itself and the art community of this city, nation and the world."
Installation view of Shift and (r) Learning Strata, by Robert Smithson, Dwan Gallery, New York, N.Y., March 1969 Identification on verso (typed): Robert Smithson, Installation Shot, March 1969, left - Shift, right - Learning Strata, flat white paint/folded steel