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Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Soby, James Thrall  Search this
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Museum of Art  Search this
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.)  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Armory Show 50th anniversary exhibition (1963 : Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute)  Search this
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.8 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on one reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Research material for the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show and other exhibitions curated by Trovato; correspondence; writings; sound and video recordings; and printed material.
REEL 2018: Papers mainly relating to the Armory Show-50th Anniversary Exhibition arranged by Trovato for the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, in February 1963. The Armory Show (International Exhibition of Modern Art) was originally organized by the American Painters and Sculptors, 1913. Included are: correspondence; research notes; lists of Armory Show artists with their birth and death dates and the 1963 locations of the works they exhibited in the Armory Show; loan forms; exhibition catalogs; newspaper and magazine clippings; and photos. Also included are exhibition catalogs with introductions written by Trovato and catalogs for exhibitions of his work.
ADDITION: Correspondence; lecture notes; Hamilton College and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute files containing correspondence, installation photographs and sketches, lectures, and printed material; a video recording, narrated by Trovato, for the exhibition, "Olympics in Art" (l980); a sound recording (reel-to-reel and dup.cassette) of Trovato, Marcel Duchamp and James T. Soby discussing the "Armory Show of l913 Revisited" (l963); wallpaper samples designed by Charles Burchfield; and clippings.
Joseph S. Trovato papers, [ca. 1945-1980]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 2018 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Exhibition catalogs, reel 2018: Originals returned to Joseph Trovato after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter and museum administrator; Clinton, N.Y.
Language Note:
English .
Material on reel 2018 lent for microfilming 1980 by Joseph S. Trovato, and all except exhibition catalogs subsequently donated 1981 and 1991 with unmicrofilmed material by Trovato's widow, Mrs. Ruth O. Trovato. [Official museum records of the 50th anniversary exhibition were also donated in 1965 and 1981 by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and are described separately.] Additional material is expected including photographs of Trovato and his work, exhibition material, painting records, Edward Root research file, Munson-Williams-Proctor files, and printed material.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art