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Oral history interview with Sol LeWitt

Interviewee:
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Syracuse University -- Students  Search this
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Kerkam, Earl, 1891-1965  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904  Search this
Extent:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 July 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sol LeWitt conducted 1974 July 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
LeWitt speaks of his studies at Syracuse University, the Tiffany Foundation award for his lithograph, odd jobs, his work for magazines and the graphics department of I. M. Pei's firm, travel in Europe, his army service, graphic design work, typography, and abstract expressionism.
He discusses his job at the Museum of Modern Art, influences upon his work, his interest in film and the photographs of Eadward Muybridge, and exhibitions at the Dwan, Daniels, and Kaymar Galleries. LeWitt comments on his change from metal to wood sculpture; conceptual, minimal and post-minimal art; series and systems; his wall drawings; torn paper and folded paper "drawings"; prints and etchings; music and books; and the exploitation of art and artists. He recalls Anthony Candido, Dan Flavin, Earl Kerkam, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was a sculptor and draftsman of Italy and New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Minimal sculpture -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Graphic artists -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lewitt74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewitt74
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Oral history interview with Anthony Candido

Interviewee:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
65 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 October 7
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Anthony Candido conducted 1970 October 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Anthony Candido (1924-) is a painter and architect from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 15 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:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Topic:
Architecture, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.candid70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-candid70
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Oral history interview with Anthony Candido, 1970 October 7

Interviewee:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architecture, American  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13097
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212576
AAA_collcode_candid70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212576

Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015, bulk 1957-1970

Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Subject:
Meehan, Nancy  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Drawings
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Theme:
Audio - Visual  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7319
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209472
AAA_collcode_candanth
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209472

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1999, 2002
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material reflect Candido's career as an artist and educator in New York City. Materials include his CV, artist bio, and an interview transcript from a Cooper Union faculty interview.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.candanth, Series 1
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref1

Photographic Material

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 10)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955-2007
Scope and Contents:
Photographic material document Candido's career as an artist. Materials include color and black and white photographs and negatives depicting installations, artwork, Candido's studio, and portraits of Candido and Nancy Meehan.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.candanth, Series 10
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref10

Exhibition Catalogs

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 22-23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956, 2014
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers / Series 8: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref100

Loka 2, "The Stroke"

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 8: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref101

Nancy Meehan Dance Company Graphics

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 25-26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1975-circa 2011
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 8: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref102

Handmade Holiday Cards

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 27-28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1969
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref103

Loose Drawings From Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 29-31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-2013
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref104

Loose Sketches and Notes

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980-1989
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref105

Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 1-15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1993
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref106

Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 1-11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985-2013, undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref107

Sketchbooks, "Anxiety, Affirmation, and Beauty"

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref108

Sketchbooks, "Existence Series"

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref109

Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 1-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953, 1964
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref11

Sketchbooks, "Re-Republican Convention"

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref110

Travel Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1969-circa 1970
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref111

Travel Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 1-18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1969-circa 1970
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
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:
Anthony Candido papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Anthony Candido papers
Anthony Candido papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-candanth-ref112

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