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Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Subject:
Gettings, Frank  Search this
Art Deco Posters from the Library of Congress (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Picasso Linocuts from the Museum's Collection (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Picasso's Etchings: Selections from the Museum's Collection (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Raphael Soyer: Sixty-five Years of Printmaking (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Robert Rauschenberg: Stoned Moon Series (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
WORKS: Different Drummers (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1976
1976-1999
1976-1999 and undated
Notes:
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
By series: notebooks, correspondence, and subject
Summary:
This accession consists of records that document the curatorial activities of Frank Gettings, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1969-1999. Some exhibitions curated by Frank Gettings for the Hirshhorn included: "Picasso's Etchings: Selections from the Museum's Collection" (1975); "Robert Rauschenberg: Stoned Moon Series"(1976); "Art Deco Posters from the Library of Congress" (1980); "Raphael Soyer: Sixty-five Years of Printmaking" (1982); "Picasso Linocuts from the Museum's Collection (1991), and "WORKS: Different Drummers" (1988). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notebooks, writings, research notes, brochures, artwork purchase proposals, valuations, collection lists, photographs of Gettings, and exhibition proposals. Please note that image files comprised of photos, slides and transparencies of individual works of art were transferred to Anna Brooke, Librarian for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, for inclusion in the museum's artist study files.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 03-043
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1975-2017 [Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Programs/Curatorial Department]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246868