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Tomás Saraceno 14 billions (working title) [editiors, Sara Arrhenius and Tomás Sarceno]

Title:
14 billions (working title)
Author:
Saraceno, Tomás 1973-  Search this
Author:
Arrhenius, Sara  Search this
Bonniers konsthall  Search this
Subject:
Saraceno, Tomás 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
245 pages color illustrations 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Catalogues d'exposition
Date:
2011
Topic:
Architecture in art  Search this
Science in art  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Architecture dans l'art  Search this
Sciences dans l'art  Search this
Installation  Search this
Konst  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117449

Theaster Gates black chapel Anna Schneider (edition) ; authors, Theaster Gates [and five others]

Title:
Black chapel
Interviewee:
Gates, Theaster 1973-  Search this
Author:
Schneider, Anna (Art historian)  Search this
Interviewer:
Walker, Hamza  Search this
Host institution:
Haus der Kunst München  Search this
Physical description:
175 pages illustrations (chiefly color), portraits 28 cm + 1 booklet (19 pages)
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2021
21st century
21e siècle
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Performance artists  Search this
Sculpture, Abstract  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Public art  Search this
Art and society  Search this
Racism and the arts  Search this
Artistes noirs américains  Search this
Peintres noirs américains  Search this
Sculpteurs noirs américains  Search this
Performers  Search this
Céramistes  Search this
Sculpture abstraite  Search this
Peinture abstraite  Search this
Espaces publics  Search this
Art noir américain  Search this
Art américain  Search this
Art  Search this
Art et société  Search this
Noirs américains dans l'art  Search this
Racisme et arts  Search this
ART / General  Search this
Call number:
N6537.G377 A4 2021
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155427

Ibrahim Mahama vanishing points, 2014-2020 Herausgeber, Torsten Reiter, Alexander Bär ; Autoren, Osborn Adomako Akuoko [and four others]

Title:
Vanishing points 2014-2020
Editor:
Reiter, Torsten  Search this
Bar, Alexander  Search this
Author:
Adomako Akuoko, Osborn  Search this
Artist:
Mahama, Ibrahim 1987-  Search this
Host institution:
REITER (Leipzig, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Mahama, Ibrahim 1987-  Search this
Physical description:
88 pages color illustrations 30 x 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Kenya
Germany
Leipzig
Allemagne
Date:
2021
21st century
21e siècle
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Junk sculpture  Search this
Wheelbarrows--In art  Search this
Artistes  Search this
Art  Search this
Brouettes--Dans l'art  Search this
Call number:
N7399.G53 M342 2021
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155734

Edward & Nancy Kienholz the merry-go-world or begat by chance and the wonder horse trigger

Title:
Merry-go-world or begat by chance and the wonder horse trigger
Author:
Kienholz, Edward 1927-1994  Search this
Author:
Reddin-Kienholz, Nancy 1943-  Search this
L.A. Louver Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Reddin-Kienholz, Nancy 1943-2019  Search this
Physical description:
84 pages color illustrations, portraits 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114054

Oral history interview with Christo, 1973 August 28-30

Interviewee:
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Christo  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Christo, 1973 August 28-30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Environment (Art)  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12918
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212231
AAA_collcode_christ73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212231
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Oral history interview with Mineo Mizuno, 2009 September 8-9

Interviewee:
Mizuno, Mineo, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mineo Mizuno, 2009 September 8-9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Potters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15716
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)283849
AAA_collcode_mizuno09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_283849
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Judy Pfaff, 2010 Jan. 27-Feb. 4

Interviewee:
Pfaff, Judy, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Judy Pfaff, 2010 Jan. 27-Feb. 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15765
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287545
AAA_collcode_pfaff10
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_287545
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Eleanor Antin, 2009 May 8-9

Interviewee:
Antin, Eleanor, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Eleanor Antin, 2009 May 8-9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15792
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)288872
AAA_collcode_antin09
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_288872
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Vito Acconci, 2008 June 21-28

Interviewee:
Acconci, Vito Hannibal, 1940-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Vito Acconci, 2008 June 21-28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15850
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)292693
AAA_collcode_acconc08
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_292693
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mineo Mizuno

Interviewee:
Mizuno, Mineo, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (wav files (4 hr., 16 min.), digital)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 September 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Mineo Mizuno conducted 2009 September 8-9, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Mizuno's home and studio, in Los Angeles, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Mineo Mizuno (1944- ) is a sculptor and installation artist in Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 17 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Potters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mizuno09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97600a8c8-ecf0-4718-b2b1-acf861e20ab1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mizuno09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Judy Pfaff

Interviewee:
Pfaff, Judy, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (6 hr., 15 min.), digital, wav file)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 Jan. 27-Feb. 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Judy Pfaff conducted 2010 Jan. 27 and Feb. 4, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Pfaff's home, in Kingston, N.Y.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Judy Pfaff (1946-) is an installation artist in Kingston, N.Y. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Installation artists -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pfaff10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cf1b5890-cf3d-4a7b-ad93-6d48845a2037
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pfaff10
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Vito Acconci

Interviewee:
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound discs (5 hr., 2 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
95 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2008 June 21-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Vito Acconci conducted 2008 June 21 and 28, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Studio Milo, 20 Jay St., in Brooklyn, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Vito Acconci (1940- ) is an installation artist, designer, and architect in Brooklyn, New York. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is a former director of iCI in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 2 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.acconc08
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9975ae7d2-53f0-4469-a71f-bce49b5bfd18
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-acconc08
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Eleanor Antin

Interviewee:
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (wav files (5 hr., 16 min.), digital)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 May 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Eleanor Antin conducted 2009 May 8-9, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Antin's studio, in San Diego, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Eleanor Antin (1935- ) is a performance and installation artist in San Diego, California. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is a former executive director of iCI in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 17 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Performance artists -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Installation artists -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.antin09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ef56da39-7c1b-49d9-bda6-fb89ff4ad9cf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-antin09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Christo

Interviewee:
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (5 in.)
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1973 August 28-30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Christo conducted 1973 August 28-30, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Christo speaks of his childhood in Bulgaria; his studies at the Fine Arts Academy in Sofia, and the Vienna Fine Arts Academy in Austria; his interest in the theater and films; working as a portrait painter; Leo Castelli's legal assistance; his "Valley Curtain" and wrapped works; his expenses and documentation for projects; French vs. American artists.
Biographical / Historical:
Christo (1935-) is an environmental sculptor and conceptual artist. Full name Christo Java[t]cheff.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 4 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Environment (Art)  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.christ73
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94c762c0a-8e7d-445f-96ac-a79652e711c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-christ73
Online Media:

David Ireland Papers

Artist:
Ireland, David, 1930-2009  Search this
Names:
American Academy in Rome  Search this
Arts Club of Chicago  Search this
California College of Arts and Crafts (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens  Search this
Gallery Paule Anglim  Search this
Helmhaus Zürich  Search this
Mattress Factory  Search this
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  Search this
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Stanford University  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Washington State Arts Commission  Search this
Western Washington University  Search this
Coppola, Eleanor  Search this
Grobart, Jeffrey  Search this
Lee, Margie  Search this
Lienhard, Marie-Louise  Search this
Marion, Paul  Search this
Tingle, Alta  Search this
Extent:
24.8 Linear feet
8.39 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Video recordings
Sketches
Interviews
Prints
Sound recordings
Drawings
Photographs
Date:
circa 1910s-circa 2009
bulk 1960-2005
Summary:
The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.8 linear feet and 8.39 GB and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed and digital material and commercial recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.8 linear feet and 8.39 GB and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed and digital material and commercial sound recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.

Biographical material includes awards and certificates, address books and appointment books, artist's statements, resumes, chronologies, student university materials, passports, and sound and video recordings of interviews with Ireland. Correspondence is with friends, peers, universities, galleries, and museums, including Jeffrey Grobart, Eleanor Coppola, Margie Lee, Marie-Louise Lienhard, Paul Marion, and Alta Tingle, among others. Notes and notebooks contain incoming phone messages, notes to self, regarding projects and ideas, as well as various other notes and plans.

Installation projects and exhibition files constitute the bulk of the collection and document David Ireland's extensive projects and exhibitions around the world. Files are found for his Capp Street house project and Pacific Enterprises project in San Francisco; Boott Mills project in Lowell, Massachusetts; IKEA Emeryville Public Art Project in Emeryville, California; and several Washington State Arts Commission and Western Washington University projects. Other exhibition and installation locations found within the files include the American Academy in Rome; Yerba Buena Arts Center in California; Perth Institute of Contemporary Art in Australia; Helmhaus in Zurich, Switzerland; Arts Club of Chicago; SFMOMA; New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York; Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota; and the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh, among many others. The files contain a wide variety of materials, including sound and video recordings in various formats.

Teaching files document David Ireland's many roles as visiting artist, artist-in-residence, instructor, and conference and symposium panelist at the California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco Art Institute, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and Stanford University Department of Art, among others. Travel files document Ireland's trips abroad, both independent of and as a result of installation and project obligations.

Personal business records are comprised of financial materials and documentation relating to Ireland's two early South African import and safari businesses as well grants and project proposals, various loan agreements, representation through Gallery Paule Anglim, property sales and tax documentation, inventory materials, and various other business materials. Also found within the collection are printed material and four commercial sound recordings. Photographs are of the artist, friends and family, Ireland's Oakland studio, and works of art. There is artwork by Ireland, including sketches, drawings, and prints, and a few pieces of artwork by other artists. In addition to sound and video recordings arranged in other series, there is one video recording and six sound cassettes that are either unidentified or have no additional context within the collection.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 11 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1950-circa 2009 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1937-circa 2008 (4 linear feet; Boxes 2-6)

Series 3: Notes and Notebooks, circa 1965-circa 2008 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 6-7)

Series 4: Installation Projects and Exhibition Files, circa 1960s-circa 2009 (11.6 linear feet; Boxes 7-18, OV26, OV27, 7.84 GB; ER01-ER15)

Series 5: Teaching Files, 1977-1998 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 18-19)

Series 6: Travel Files, circa 1950s-circa 1994 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 19-20)

Series 7: Personal Business Records, circa 1965-circa 2008 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 20-21)

Series 8: Printed Material and Commercial Recordings, 1932-circa 2009 (2.3 linear feet; Boxes 21-23, 0.553 GB; ER16)

Series 9: Photographic Materials, circa 1910s-circa 2005 (1 linear foot; Boxes 23-24)

Series 10: Artwork, circa 1965-circa 2003 (0.2 linear feet; Box 24)

Series 11: Video and Sound Recordings, circa 1965-circa 1990s (0.4 linear feet; Box 25)
Biographical / Historical:
David Ireland (1930-2009) was a conceptual artist and sculptor who worked in San Francisco, California.

Ireland was born in Bellingham, Washington and attended Western Washington University. In 1953, he received a degree in industrial design and printmaking from the California College of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts) in Oakland. He then served two years in the U. S. Army in Missouri, returning to live and work in Bellingham. For several years, Bellingham served as his launch point for extensive travels in Europe and Africa.

In the late 1950s, Ireland founded Hunter Africa, an artifacts import business. He moved the business to San Francisco in 1965 and also began a second business leading safaris in Africa. He married Bellingham native Joanne Westford and had two children, Ian Ireland and Shaughn Niland; they divorced in 1970.

Ireland attended the San Francisco Art Institute and received a graduate degree in 1974. There, he met other Bay Area artists involved in the conceptual movement there, including Tom Marioni, Paul Kos, Howard Fried, and Terry Fox.

Much of Ireland's artwork of the 1980s and 1990s centered on the transformation of his home at 500 Capp Street in San Francisco, where he dramatically physically and conceptually transformed the interior and exterior structure into a mix of architectural sculpture and environmental art piece. He bought a second home in 1979 to transform, and, in the 1980s, completed a renovation of the main building at the Headlands Center for Arts in Sausalito with artist Mark Thompson.

David Ireland's work has been presented in more than forty solo exhibitions at venues that included the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.; The Museum of Modern Art and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. He created major public projects and private commissions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington, D. C., and other cities. His work is included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Oakland Museum of California, and University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, among others.
Provenance:
The David Ireland papers were donated in 2010 by the David Ireland Estate through Jock Reynolds, Special Trustee, The David Ireland Revocable Trust.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
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:
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Conceptual artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Public art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sketches
Interviews
Prints
Sound recordings
Drawings
Photographs
Citation:
David Ireland papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009, bulk 1960-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.ireldavi
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David Ireland Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw927567772-c71f-4f30-a427-adbd535e1009
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ireldavi
Online Media:

Elyn Zimmerman papers

Creator:
Zimmerman, Elyn, 1945-  Search this
Names:
Dicker, Ruth  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Gund, Agnes  Search this
Teraoka, Masami, 1936-  Search this
Varnedoe, Kirk  Search this
Extent:
33.8 Linear feet
1,710.223 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Interviews
Date:
1967-2019
Summary:
The papers of sculptor and site-specific installation artist Elyn Zimmerman measure 33.8 linear feet and 1710.223 gigabytes, and date from 1967-2019. The collection documents the artist's life and work through correspondence, interviews, writings, project and commission files, exhibition files, teaching files, printed material, and photographic material. Project and commission files comprise the majority of the collection at 19.40 linear feet and comprehensively document dozens of Zimmerman's site-specific sculptural projects and proposals for public and private sites across the United States and internationally. Items include correspondence, contracts, photographs, models, blueprints, and original sketches and drawings. Photographic material documents Zimmerman's work through color and black and white slides, transparencies, contact sheets, negatives, and prints. The papers include a small number of born digital records, including interviews, digital images of projects, construction sites, and floorplans, as well as PowerPoint presentations.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of sculptor and site-specific installation artist Elyn Zimmerman measure 33.80 linear feet and 1710.223 gigabytes, and date from 1967-2019. The collection documents the artist's life and work through correspondence, interviews, writings, project and commission files, exhibition files, teaching files, printed material, and photographic material. Project and commission files comprise the majority of the collection at 19.40 linear feet and comprehensively document dozens of Zimmerman's site-specific sculptural projects and proposals for public and private sites across the United States and internationally. Items include correspondence, contracts, photographs, models, blueprints, and original sketches and drawings. Photographic material documents Zimmerman's work through color and black and white slides, transparencies, contact sheets, negatives, and prints. The papers include a small number of born digital records, including interviews, digital images of projects, construction sites, and floorplans, as well as PowerPoint presentations.

Correspondence is comprised predominately of received letters and fewer drafts and copies of outgoing letters. Notable correspondents include Zimmerman's late husband, curator Kirk Varnedoe, arts advocate Agnes Gund, and artists Ruth Dicker, Richard Diebenkorn, Kady Hoffman, and Masami Teraoka. Interviews include digital video recordings of Elyn Zimmerman discussing various public projects between circa 1991 and 2005. Writings include drafts of journal articles, a book mock-up, project notes, and statements. Agendas and address books are filed with writings. Project and commission files comprise the bulk of the collection and comprehensively document dozens of Zimmerman's site-specific sculptural projects and proposals for public and private sites across the United States and internationally. Items include correspondence, contracts, photographs, models, blueprints, and original sketches and drawings. The files include a small number of born digital records, including digital images of projects, construction sites, and floorplans, as well as PowerPoint presentations. Exhibition files document Zimmerman's site-specific installations and exhibitions in a gallery and museum context. Files include correspondence, photographs, slides, statements, press releases, shipping information, and price lists. Teaching files document the many courses Zimmerman taught in painting, drawing, design, architecture, and landscape architecture. Items include syllabi, assignments, lecture notes, reading lists, and articles. Printed material primarily consists of items cataloging Zimmerman's career including exhibition announcements, catalogs, and press clippings. Subject files were saved and collected by Zimmerman and are arranged at the end of the series. Photographic material document Zimmerman's installations of commissioned works, exhibitions, and other installations through color and black and white slides, negatives, contact sheets, prints, and digital photographs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as eight series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1978-2011 (3.70 linear feet; Box 1-4)

Series 2: Interviews, circa 1991-2005 (0.20 linear feet; Box 100)

Series 3: Writings, Agendas, and Address Books, 1970-2003 (0.50 linear feet; Box 4-5)

Series 4: Project and Commission Files, 1970-2019 (19.40 linear feet, Box 5-15, 21-22, 100, OV 23-85, 109-116, 120-121, RD 97-98; 0.223 gigabytes, ER01-04)

Series 5: Exhibition Files, 1969-2018 (4.59 linear feet; Box 15-16, 20-21, 100, 103, OV 86-96,105-108, 120, RD 99)

Series 6: Teaching Files, 1970-1994 (0.40 linear feet; Box 16)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1970-2018 (2.21 linear feet; Box 16-19, 100)

Series 8: Photographic Material, 1967-2018 (2.80 linear feet; Box 100-102, OV 117-119)
Biographical / Historical:
Elyn Zimmerman (1945-) is a New York City and Los Angeles based sculptor best known for her large scale site-specific outdoor installations incorporating granite, water features, and landscape architecture.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Zimmerman moved to California for college, earning both her BFA and MFA from University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, she studied with Richard Diebenkorn and Robert Irwin, and worked in photography, drawing, and site-specific installation. In 1978 she created Monarch's Trough for Artpark in Lewiston, New York, her first site-specific work using granite. For the next several decades Zimmerman would complete dozens of site-specific installations in public and private spaces across the United States, and submit proposals for dozens more. Working frequently with stone and granite, she developed a decades long relationship with a granite quarry in Cold Spring, Minnesota, which fabricated many of her designs. Zimmerman's clients have included the National Geographic Society, the Birmingham Art Museum, and the New York City Parks Department.

In addition to her site-specific work, Zimmerman has had an extensive exhibition history, and has shown for many years with Gagosian Gallery. In 2016, Zimmerman was the recipient of the Isamu Noguchi Award. She has taught at Mills College, California Institute of the Arts, Harvard University, New York University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Zimmerman was married to the late curator Kirk Varnedoe from 1978-2002.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 2015, 2017 and 2021 by Elyn Zimmerman.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
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:
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Installation artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Installation artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Elyn Zimmerman papers, 1967-2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.zimmelyn
See more items in:
Elyn Zimmerman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw907b8edfc-e9ed-4849-99fa-3bc8ec9991a6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zimmelyn
Online Media:

Installation photograph of Eccentric Abstraction show at Fischbach Gallery in New York City

Photographer:
Burckhardt, Rudy  Search this
Subject:
Fischbach Gallery  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1966 September
Citation:
Rudy Burckhardt. Installation photograph of Eccentric Abstraction show at Fischbach Gallery in New York City, 1966 September. Fischbach Gallery records, 1937-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art gallery  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Abstract  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17965
See more items in:
Fischbach Gallery records, 1937-2015, bulk 1963-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17965
Online Media:

10 nian--Taiwan sheng yin di tu ji hua/Wu Canzheng = 10-Taiwan sound map project/Wu Tsan-Cheng bian ji: Chen Bainian ; fan yi: Huang Linghua, Xiang Lan

Title:
10年--台灣聲音地圖計畫/吳燦政 = 10-Taiwan sound map project/Wu Tsan-Cheng / 編輯 陳柏年 ; 翻譯: 黃羚華, 項藍
Shi nian-Taiwan sheng yin di tu ji hua/Wu Canzheng
十年-台灣聲音地圖計畫/吳燦政
Taiwan sheng yin di tu ji hua/Wu Canzheng
台灣聲音地圖計畫/吳燦政
10-Taiwan sound map project/Wu Tsan-Cheng
Author:
Wu, Canzheng  Search this
Editor:
Chen, Bainian  Search this
Translator:
Huang, Linghua  Search this
Xiang, Lan  Search this
Author:
Taibei Shi li mei shu guan  Search this
Subject:
Wu, Canzheng  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) color illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
2021
21st century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Installations (Art)--Exhibitions  Search this
Sound art--Exhibitions  Search this
Sound in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Sound art  Search this
Sound in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1158132

Oral history interview with Geoffrey Hendricks, 2009 May 15-19

Interviewee:
Hendricks, Geoffrey, 1931-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Goncharov, Kathy  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Geoffrey Hendricks, 2009 May 15-19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15684
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282776
AAA_collcode_hendri09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282776

Oral history interview with Alexis Smith, 2014 January 24-April 14

Interviewee:
Smith, Alexis, 1949-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Larry  Search this
Burden, Barbara  Search this
Burden, Chris  Search this
Celmins, Vija  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Coplans, John  Search this
Gehry, Frank O.  Search this
Grieger, Scott  Search this
Howard, Coy  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Krull, Craig  Search this
Moses, Avilda  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen  Search this
Sedivy, Richard  Search this
Solomon, Jerry  Search this
Holly Solomon Gallery  Search this
Honor Fraser Gallery  Search this
Margo Leavin Gallery  Search this
Mizuno Gallery  Search this
Nicholas Wilder Gallery  Search this
University of California, Irvine  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
France -- description and travel
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Alexis Smith, 2014 January 24-April 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16169
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366489
AAA_collcode_smith14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366489
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