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Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995

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Zilczer, Judith, 1948-  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Linder, Richard  Search this
Quinn, John  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi  Search this
Dawson, Manierre  Search this
Munson, Gorham Bert  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Coady, Robert J.  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew Michael  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
International Exhibition of Modern Art (1913 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The papers of curator, art historian, and author Judith Zilczer measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1910-1995, with the bulk of material dated 1973-1995. The papers contain project files and related correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and printed material documenting her research as an independent art historian.<br /> This collection documents the correspondence and research of Judith Zilczer pertaining to her doctoral dissertation, "The Aftermath of the Armory Show, 1913-1918," where she examines the arguments of both artists and critics over the question of abstraction in art during the early period of the twentieth century. Research files include information on Sadakichi Hartmann, Thomas H. Benton, Manierre Dawson, Andrew Dasburg, John Quinn, Alfred Stieglitz, Michael Brenner, Robert J. Coady and Gorham Munson. Project files document Synchromism, the Forum Exhibit and the Hartley Symposium at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Richard Lindner Exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum. Written transcripts include "Robert J. Cody, Man of the Soil" and "Musical Analogy". Researchers should note that this collection does not include a copy of her doctoral thesis.
Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Paul Allen Reed conducted by Judith Zilczer, April 29, 1994. Additionally, papers relating to art commissioned for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1992-1998, donated by Judith Zilczer, can be found at Archives of American Art. The Smithsonian Institution Archives in Washington, D.C. holds a large collection of Judith K. Zilczer Papers, 1975-2003.
Biography Note:
Judith Zilczer (1948-) is an art historian, author, and Curator Emerita of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C.
Creator Judith Zilczer donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 2014.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art, Abstract  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
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Archives of American Art