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Borges, Jorge Luis

Collection Creator:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1962-1964
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:
Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Institute of Contemporary Arts records
Institute of Contemporary Arts records / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw969783406-2cdc-48ae-9219-780892133e85
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-instcona-ref78

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich, 2012 September 25 and October 9

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Beethoven, Ludwig van  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Braque, Georges  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kelly, Robert  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich  Search this
Lhote, André  Search this
Maggi, Marco  Search this
Martin, Agnes  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William  Search this
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- description and travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- description and travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338396
AAA_collcode_rabino12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338396
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986  Search this
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa, 1479-  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto, 1912-  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kelly, Robert, 1956-  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Maggi, Marco, 1957-  Search this
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo, 1877-1976  Search this
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles, 1944-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William, 1946-2007  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (3 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
64 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and Travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and Travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- Description and Travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Date:
2012 September 25 and October 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raquel Rabinovich conducted 2012 September 25 and October 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Rabinovich's home, in Rhinebeck, New York.
Rabinovich speaks of growing up in Argentina; becoming aware of art; reproductions and books; European art; her Jewish heritage; her parents moving to Argentina before World War I; Jewish persecution; her parents' background; living in Cordoba; speaking Spanish and Yiddish growing up; quiet reflections; church; art exposure; traveling and moving to Paris; the influence of Ernesto Farina; Peron's dictatorship and rebellion; attending medical school and the call of art; political activities and spending time in jail; meeting Jose and moving to Scotland; Paris and exposure to artwork; teachings of Andre Lhote; her early works; abstraction; painting; the Mona Lisa; darkness and light; "The Dark is Light Enough"; exposure to literature and poetry; living in Copenhagen; meeting Jorge Luis Borges; the Book of Sand; her siblings; her children and her relationship to them; staying up to date with current events; libraries and a lack of books growing up; meditation; texture and the monochromatic works; interest in Jasper Johns' work; meeting Jasper Johns; living in New York; trip to Machu Picchu and spending the night outdoors; "Cloister, Crossing, Passageway 1.32"; glassworks and transparency; exhibiting artwork; her divorce; Rodolfo Mondolfo; environment and exposure; quiet contemplation; spending time with artwork; commissioned work near High Falls; "River Library"; libraries as places of knowledge; minimalism; the 1980s; her daughter's wedding and her relationship with Jose; stones; traveling to Nepal, Thailand, India, and Egypt; temples; Buddhism; "Chhodrtens"; garbhagrihas; NEA fellowship and residency in Paris; "Thrones for the Gods"; INTAR Gallery; "Gateless Gates"; artifacts; Pabhavikas sculpture; Charles Stein; Linda Weintraub; George Quasha; Station Hill Press; "Enfolded Darkness" and "Light Unworn". Rabinovich also recalls Baron Hughes, Beethoven, Lenin, Diego Velazquez, Andre Lhote, Mondrian, Picasso, Braque, David Levi Straus, Robert Kelly, Cezanne, Philip Pavia, Agnes Martin, Dorothea Rockburne, Barry Schwabsky, Bill Zimmer, Agnes Denes, Louisa Valenzuela, Julia Herzberg, and Marco Maggi.
Biographical / Historical:
Raquel Rabinovich (1929- ) is a painter and sculptor in Rhinebeck, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, New York.
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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.rabino12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9103ced7f-d453-4d0e-bbe4-9a51f4389c0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rabino12
Online Media:

O livro dos seres imaginários Amir Brito Cadôr ; [projeto gráfico, Amir Brito Cadôr e Daniela Maura]

Author:
Cadôr, Amir Brito 1976-  Search this
Author:
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986 Libro de los seres imaginarios  Search this
Maura, Daniela  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio ([17] sheets) illustrations 29 cm
Type:
Specimens
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books (books)
Artists' books
Place:
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Date:
2011
Topic:
Animals, Mythical  Search this
Initials  Search this
Masks in art  Search this
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4 .C33 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_999819

The Puzzle of the Reward (for Jorge Luis Borges)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage with stain, pencil, and nail holes on fiberboard
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in. (30.6 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1969
Topic:
Object\foodstuff\egg  Search this
Landscape\sky\constellation  Search this
Homage\Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.81
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c2b6c56e-6e35-425e-be72-3185232eb8d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.81

The circular ruins artwork / fieldwork in the global imaginary Christopher Joon-Hai Lee

Author:
Lee, Christopher J  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Malawi
Date:
2003
Topic:
Racially mixed people  Search this
Anthropology--Fieldwork  Search this
Call number:
N6496.3.N48 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117678

The Library of Babel : In and Out of Place / curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers as a result of her residency with 176 Zabludowicz Collection ; [edited by Ellen Mara De Wachter]

Title:
Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place
V-Effekt / In and Out of Place
In and out of place
Author:
Zabludowicz Collection  Search this
Gebbers, Anna-Catharina  Search this
De Wachter, Ellen Mara 1977-  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986 Biblioteca de Babel  Search this
Zabludowicz Art Projects  Search this
176 (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Zabludowicz, Poju Art collections  Search this
Zabludowicz, Anita Art collections  Search this
Zabludowicz Collection  Search this
Physical description:
120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2010
©2010
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Libraries in art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6496.3.G7 L6686 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098250

Robert Van Vranken : paintings on plaster 1995

Author:
Van Vranken, Robert 1960-  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986 Jardín de senderos que se bifurcan English  Search this
O.K. Harris Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Van Vranken, Robert 1960-  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
1994]
Call number:
ND237.V26 A4 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_827841

Xogos de escala = Juegos de escala = Playing with scale / [comisario, Miguel Fernández-Cid ; textos, Jorge Luis Borges ... et al.]

Title:
Juegos de escala
Playing with scale
Author:
Fernández-Cid, Miguel  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986  Search this
Galicia (Spain : Region) Consellería de Cultura, Comunicación Social e Turismo  Search this
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea  Search this
Subject:
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea  Search this
Physical description:
123 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2003
[2003]
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Spatialism (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6494.S7 X64 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720073

Jorge Luis Borges : homenaje en el centenario de su nacimiento

Author:
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Argentina)  Search this
Subject:
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986 Appreciation  Search this
Physical description:
43 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art and literature  Search this
Call number:
PQ7797.B635 Z6565 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_740680

The library of Babel / Jorge Luis Borges ; engravings by Erik Desmazières ; introduction by Angela Giral ; translated by Andrew Hurley

Author:
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986  Search this
Desmazières, Erik 1948-  Search this
Hurley, Andrew  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_608369

Alejandro Xul Solar, 1887-1963 / Mario H. Gradowczyk ; con textos y poemas de Jorge Luis Borges ... [et al.] ; testimonios de Roberto Aizenberg ... [et al.]

Author:
Gradowczyk, Mario H  Search this
Xul Solar, Alejandro 1887-1963  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986  Search this
Aizenberg, Roberto 1928-  Search this
Galería Kramer (Buenos Aires, Argentina)  Search this
Subject:
Xul Solar, Alejandro 1887-1963  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
ND1894.X85 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653939

Voices of Latin America [videorecording] / WETA & the Smithsonian Institution ; producer, director, Andrian Malone ; screenwriter, Michael Olmert

Author:
McCullough, David G  Search this
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Subject:
Vega, Garcilaso de la 1539-1616  Search this
Juana Inés de la Cruz Sister 1651-1695  Search this
Martí, José 1853-1895  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986  Search this
Poniatowska, Elena  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Date:
1987
Topic:
Spanish American literature--History and criticism  Search this
Authors, Spanish American--Biography  Search this
Call number:
video 90
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_403185

The book of imaginary beings [by] Jorge Luis Borges with Margarita Guerrero. Rev., enl., and translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author

Author:
Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986  Search this
Guerrero, Margarita  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
Topic:
Animals, Mythical  Search this
Call number:
GR825 .B73 E1969
GR825.B73 E1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_2478

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