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Oral history interview with Barbara Novak, 2013 October 8-17

Interviewee:
Novak, Barbara, 1929-  Search this
Novak, Barbara, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Aaron, Dan  Search this
Bochner, Mel  Search this
Bosa, Louis  Search this
Coremans, Paul B.  Search this
Davis, Meredith (Meredith J)  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Feldman, Morton  Search this
Ferber, Linda S.  Search this
Goetzmann, William  Search this
Hayes, Bartlett H.  Search this
Held, Julius Samuel  Search this
Hesse, Eva  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Hutchinson, Peter A.  Search this
Icahn, Belle  Search this
Karolik, Maxim  Search this
Kaufman, William  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Lane, Fitz Henry  Search this
Lawrence, Marion  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
McCoy, Ann Wyeth  Search this
Melkoff, Edward  Search this
Nevins, Kate Lockwood  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Presser, Josef  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Reff, Theodore  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Rowland, Ben  Search this
Scharf, William  Search this
Shapiro, Marge  Search this
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Watts, Marissa  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Barnard College  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Utah -- Description and travel
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Luminism (Art)  Search this
Pragmatism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16149
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366142
AAA_collcode_novak13
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366142
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Oral history interview with Barbara Novak

Interviewee:
Novak, Barbara  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
Barnard College -- Students  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Harvard University -- Students  Search this
Aaron, Dan  Search this
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Bosa, Louis, 1905-  Search this
Coremans, Paul B., 1908-1965  Search this
Davis, Meredith (Meredith J)  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987  Search this
Ferber, Linda S.  Search this
Goetzmann, William  Search this
Hayes, Bartlett H., 1904-1988  Search this
Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-  Search this
Hesse, Eva, 1936-1970  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Hutchinson, Peter A., 1930-  Search this
Icahn, Belle  Search this
Karolik, Maxim  Search this
Kaufman, William  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
Lane, Fitz Henry, 1804-1865  Search this
Lawrence, Marion  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
McCoy, Ann Wyeth  Search this
Melkoff, Edward  Search this
Nevins, Kate Lockwood  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Presser, Josef, 1909-1967  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Reff, Theodore  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Rowland, Ben  Search this
Scharf, William, 1927-  Search this
Shapiro, Marge  Search this
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Watts, Marissa  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (4 hr., 26 min.), digital)
89 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Utah -- Description and Travel
Date:
2013 October 8-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Barbara Novak conducted 2013 October 8-17, by James McElhinney, for the Archvies of American Art, at Novak's home in Manhattan, New York.
Novak speaks of her early art training; learning to draw at the age of eight with help from her uncle William Kaufman and later taking art classes with Belle Icahn; Edward Melkoff; Joseph Presser; and classes at the Art Students League; becoming Expressionist in her painting; her year in Europe as a Fulbright student from Harvard University; the powerful lectures of Julius Held at Barnard College that launched her career; feeling that she devised a system by which works of art can be understood through looking closely at their physical properties and how she tries to develop the individual in her students; her time as a docent at the Brooklyn Museum in the American art collection; which led her to becoming an Americanist; her book, "Alice's Neck" and the inspiring Utah landscape; the importance of Fitz Henry Lane's work; the embodiment in American art of Pragmatism and Transcendentalism; and being led to Luminism; her books showing how to understand American culture through art, covering formal, contextual, and spiritual elements; hosting the first television show on art, "Vision of Art"; her husband Brian O'Doherty's background in art; the importance of nature for Cole and Durand; that common sense should be used in describing works of art, rather than assuming current events influenced the artist; her education at Harvard; Margaret Fuller and writing "The Margaret-Ghost"; Marcel Duchamp; Andrew Wyeth; Edward Hopper; Robert Rauschenberg; Mark Rothko; and Lee Krasner; and that the most exhilarating time intellectually for her was the 1960s with a group that included Robert Smithson, Sol LeWitt, Eva Hesse, Peter Hutchinson, Morton Feldman, Mel Bochner, and others. Barbara also recalls Mrs. Nevins, William Scharf, Paul Cormans [ph], Marion Lawrence, Marge Shapiro, Maxim Karolick, William Goetzmann, Ann McCoy, Ben Rowland, Bart Hayes, Ted Reff, Dan Aaron, Louis Bosa, Linda Ferber, Meredith Davis, Marissa Watts, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Novak (1929- ) is an art historian in New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded as 4 sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 26 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Fulbright scholars  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Luminism (Art)  Search this
Pragmatism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.novak13
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-novak13
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Oral history interview with Mel Bochner

Creator:
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Interviewer:
Marano, Lizbeth  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (4 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
66 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1994 May
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Mel Bochner conducted 1994 May, by Lizbeth Marano, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Mel Bochner (1940- ) is a conceptual artist of New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 6 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. Funding for this interview was provided by the Horace Goldsmith Foundation.
Occupation:
Conceptual artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bochne94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bochne94
Online Media:

Bochner, Mel

Collection Creator:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 45
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1969-circa 1973
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960s-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers
Lucy R. Lippard papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Correspondence by Name
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipplucy-ref1326

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960s-2009

Creator:
Vogel, Dorothy, 1935-  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Vogel, Dorothy, 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Schultz, Barbara  Search this
Ryman, Robert  Search this
DeMonte, Claudia  Search this
Cyphers, Peggy  Search this
Tuttle, Richard  Search this
Taschler, Lori  Search this
Tabler, Bernadine  Search this
Seawright, Sandy  Search this
Umlauf, Lynn  Search this
Highstein, Jene  Search this
Hazlitt, Don  Search this
Kawara, On  Search this
Jean-Claude, Martha  Search this
Francisco, Richard  Search this
Andre, Carl  Search this
Groth, Jan  Search this
Graham, Dan  Search this
Aycock, Alice  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Antonakos, Stephen  Search this
Artschwager, Richard  Search this
Chernow, Ann  Search this
Christo  Search this
Bochner, Mel  Search this
Cadere, André  Search this
Renouf, Edda  Search this
Mangold, Sylvia Plimack  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Mangold, Robert  Search this
Kunsthalle Bielefeld  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9265
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211460
AAA_collcode_vogedoro
Theme:
Art Market
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211460
Online Media:

Page 68-18 from manuscript for Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966-1972

Creator:
Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
ca. 1972
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13429
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13429
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Mel Bochner, New York, N.Y. letter to Ellen H. Johnson

Creator:
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Johnson, Ellen H., 1910-1992  Search this
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Subject:
Bochner, Mel  Search this
Johnson, Ellen H.  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Oberlin, OH
Date:
1972 Apr. 21
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9799
See more items in:
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-2018
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9799

Interview with Mel Bochner and Dorothea Rockburn

Creator:
Varian, Elayne H. (Elayne Hanley), 1913-1987  Search this
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Varian, Elayne H. (Elayne Hanley), 1913-1987  Search this
Subject:
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
circa 1970
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12303
See more items in:
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975, bulk 1964-1975
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12303

Detail of Mel Bochner's Language is not transparent from the Language IV exhibit at the Dwan Gallery in New York

Photographer:
Russell, Walter  Search this
Russell, Walter  Search this
Subject:
Bochner, Mel  Search this
Dwan Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1970
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11088
See more items in:
Dwan Gallery records, 1959-circa 1982, bulk 1959-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11088
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Oral history interview with Mel Bochner, 1994 May

Interviewee:
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Bochner, Mel, 1940-  Search this
Interviewer:
Marano, Lizbeth  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11600
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215689
AAA_collcode_bochne94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215689
Online Media:

Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975, bulk 1964-1975

Creator:
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Varian, Elayne H. (Elayne Hanley), 1913-1987  Search this
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Acconci, Vito  Search this
Glimcher, Arnold B.  Search this
Benglis, Lynda  Search this
Anderson, David K.  Search this
Bochner, Mel  Search this
Benyon, Margaret  Search this
Janis, Sidney  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Hollander, Irwin  Search this
Insley, Will  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Graham, Dan  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Siegelaub, Seth  Search this
Richter, Hans  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Kirby, Michael  Search this
Chase, Doris  Search this
Cross, Lloyd G.  Search this
Davis, Douglas  Search this
Dwan, Virginia  Search this
Feigen, Richard L.  Search this
Wise, Howard  Search this
Weiner, Sam  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Mazur, Michael  Search this
Meyer, Ursula  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Levine, Les  Search this
Type:
Transcripts
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Museum records
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Gallery directors  Search this
Gallery owners  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8114
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210285
AAA_collcode_finccoll
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210285
Online Media:

Money

Artist:
Mel Bochner, born Pittsburgh, PA 1940  Search this
Medium:
acrylic and oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 x 80 in. (152.4 x 203.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
2005
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James F. Dicke Family
Copyright:
© 2005, Mel Bochner
Object number:
2013.49.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bfbc291d-4c44-4c71-858a-66a99bbb995b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2013.49.1

Two Shapes (Violet and Yellow)

Artist:
Mel Bochner, born Pittsburgh, PA 1940  Search this
Medium:
pastel on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 38 x 50 in. (96.5 x 127.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1977
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff
Copyright:
© 1991, Mel Bochner
Object number:
1991.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74b780c35-2241-4398-99ae-128968e21a19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.18

Skeleton (Skew)

Artist:
Mel Bochner, born Pittsburgh, PA 1940  Search this
Medium:
charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 38 x 50 in. (96.5 x 127.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1979-1981
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1979-81, Mel Bochner
Object number:
1991.71
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk707451cf9-83d0-4e82-a12f-a00e30f9d284
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.71

Self / Portrait

Alternate Title:
Mel Bochner
Artist:
Mel Bochner, born 1940  Search this
Sitter:
Mel Bochner, born 1940  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
121.9 × 92.1cm (48 × 36 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
2013
Topic:
Non-representational  Search this
Mel Bochner: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
DLR02010
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm450f4987d-8cb0-4b2c-a641-0508bec5f548
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR02010

Portrait of Marcel Duchamp

Artist:
Mel Bochner, born 1940  Search this
Sitter:
Marcel Duchamp, 28 Jul 1887 - 2 Oct 1968  Search this
Medium:
Ink on graph paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27.9 x 21.6cm (11 x 8 1/2")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1968
Topic:
Marcel Duchamp: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Marcel Duchamp: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Mel Bochner
Object number:
EXH.MD.73
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43770d8f4-5e9d-43bc-bf39-8cf4433401e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.MD.73

First Color Quartet

Artist:
Mel Bochner, American, b. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1940  Search this
Medium:
Color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
35 x 35 in. (88.9 x 88.9 cm)
Type:
Print
Date:
1990
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Bruce Christopher Carr, New York, 2004
Accession Number:
04.27
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py206a8686d-2aae-425f-8ca2-1127d51f7b56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_04.27

Artists Talk on Art records

Creator:
Artists Talk on Art  Search this
Names:
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
De Niro, Robert, Sr., 1922-1993  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Goldberg, Michael, 1924-  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, 1935-2009  Search this
Longo, Robert  Search this
Mendieta, Ana, 1948-1985  Search this
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018  Search this
Murray, Elizabeth, 1940-  Search this
Neel, Alice, 1900-1984  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Wilke, Hannah  Search this
Wojnarowicz, David  Search this
Extent:
64.4 Linear feet
317.43 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Photographs
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Transcripts
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1974-2018
Summary:
The records of Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) measure 64.4 linear feet and 317.43 gigabytes and date from circa 1974-2018. The bulk of the records consist of extensive video and sound recordings of events organized by the group featuring artists, critics, historians, dealers, curators and writers discussing contemporary issues in the American art world in hundreds of panel discussions, open screenings, and dialogues held in New York City. Events began in 1975 and continue to the present; recordings in the collection date from 1977 and 2016. A smaller group of records include administrative files, panel flyers, three scrapbooks, as well as photographs, slides, and negatives of panel discussions and participants.
Scope and Contents:
The records of Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) measure 64.4 linear feet and 317.43 gigabytes and date from circa 1974-2018. The bulk of the records consist of extensive video and sound recordings of events organized by the group featuring artists, critics, historians, dealers, curators and writers discussing contemporary issues in the American art world in hundreds of panel discussions, open screenings, and dialogues held in New York City. Events began in 1975 and continue to the present; recordings in the collection date from 1977 and 2016. A smaller group of records include administrative files, panel flyers, three scrapbooks, as well as photographs, slides, and negatives of panel discussions and participants.

ATOA's recordings chronicle the American art world, covering critical discussions and significant art world issues over five decades. Thousands of artists such as Will Barnet, Louise Bourgeois, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Robert De Niro, Agnes Denes, Michael Goldberg, Robert Longo, Ana Mendieta, Robert Morris, Elizabeth Murray, Alice Neel, Philip Pavia, Howardena Pindell, Larry Rivers, Sylvia Sleigh, Kahinde Wiley, Hannah Wilke, David Wojnarowicz, and others speak about their work. The original recordings exist in a variety of formats, including U-Matic and VHS videotape, MiniDVs, sound cassettes and sound tape reels. ATOA digitized most of the video and sound recordings prior to donating the collection.

The collection also includes printed histories, board and program committee meeting minutes, financial statements, general correspondence files of the president and chair, attendance statistics, grant files, panel participant release forms, sixteen panel transcripts, a complete set of panel flyers (many are annotated) and other printed materials, three dismantled scrapbooks, as well as photographs, slides, and negatives of panels and panel participants.
Arrangement:
The records are arranged into nine series.

Series 1: Adminstrative Files, 1974-2013 (0.4 linear feet, Box 1)

Series 2: Director's and Chairman's Correspondence, 1977-2006 (0.4 linear feet, Box 1)

Series 3: Grant Files, 1977-2009 (1 linear foot, Boxes 1-2)

Series 4: Panel Release Forms, 1978-2012 (1 linear foot, Boxes 2-3)

Series 5: Panel Transcripts, 1981, 1986, 1988, 2017-2018 (1 folder, Box 3; 0.002 GB, ER01)

Series 6: Printed Materials, 1975-2015 (0.8 linear feet, Boxes 3-4; 0.434 GB, ER02)

Series 7: Scrapbooks, 1975-1989 (0.2 linear feet, Box 4)

Series 8: Photographic Materials, circa 1975-circa 2000 (1 linear foot, Boxes 4-5)

Series 9: Video and Sound Recordings of Events, 1977-2016 (59 linear feet, Boxes 6-65; 317.43 GB, ER03-ER04)
Biographical / Historical:
Established in 1974 and still active in New York, Artists Talk on Art is the art world's longest running and most prolific aesthetic panel discussion series organized by artists for artists. Founded by Lori Antonacci, Douglas I. Sheer, and Robert Wiegand, the forum has presented 6,000 artists in nearly 1,000 documented panels or dialogues. ATOA held its first panel, "Whatever Happened to Public Art," on January 10, 1975 and it drew a "crowd" of 77 people. In the decades that followed, ATOA presented dozens of panels or dialogues a year, tackling such diverse topics as "What is Happening with Conceptual Art," with Louise Lawler and Lawrence Weiner; "Painting and Photography: Defining the Difference," with Sarah Charlesworth, Jack Goldstein, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara Kruger, and Robert Mapplethorpe; "Organizing Arts Activism," with Lucy Lippard; "The Artist and the Epidemic—an information panel about AIDS"; "Cross-generational Views of Feminism"; and hundreds more.
Provenance:
The Artists Talk on Art (ATOA) records, including digital files of the video and sound recordings, were donated to the Archives in 2016 by Douglas Sheer, Chairman of ATOA.
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:
Art critics  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Historians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Transcripts
Video recordings
Citation:
Artists Talk on Art records, circa 1974-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.artitalk
See more items in:
Artists Talk on Art records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-artitalk
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Bochner, Mel

Collection Creator:
B. R. Kornblatt Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
B. R. Kornblatt Gallery records, 1971-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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B.R. Kornblatt Gallery records
B.R. Kornblatt Gallery records / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Bochner, Mel

Collection Creator:
Van der Marck, Jan, 1929-2010  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 27-28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-2007
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Jan Van der Marck papers, 1942-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jan Van der Marck papers
Jan Van der Marck papers / Series 2: Files on Artists and Art Historians
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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