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Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Dorothy  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 23-25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1998-2004
Collection 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.
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:
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fbd9767b-88d8-4e9e-bddf-44a10b978f79
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-vogedoro-ref82

Caesar, Doris - deKooning, Elaine

Collection Creator:
Wagstaff, Samuel J.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1971, undated
Scope and Contents note:
Caesar, Doris

Calcagno, Larry

Carter, Will

Castell, Leo

Chauvelin, Jean

Collins, R.

Crampton, Rollin

Cudahy, William

Cumming, Robert C.

Cunningham, Merce

deKooning, Elaine
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
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:
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Samuel J. Wagstaff papers
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.1: Correspondence with Artists and Others
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92fa1188b-c018-4b24-8068-a83042cfcd9c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wagssamu-ref25

Crawford, Ralston - Danto, Arthur C.

Collection Creator:
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967-1989
Scope and Contents note:
Crawford, Ralston

Cumberland College Art Gallery

Cunningham, Charles C.

Cunningham, Merce

Danto, Arthur C.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordigs with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Cleve Gray papers, 1933-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Cleve Gray papers
Cleve Gray papers / Series 2: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92f67cb2c-4dd8-4022-8074-d1ac6d814c06
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-grayclev-ref98

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Castelli Graphics (Firm)  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Castelli Graphics records, 1965-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Castelli Graphics records
Castelli Graphics records / Series 4: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw991b92bc8-894a-4b46-b85a-1c634abd246b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castgrap-ref75

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1962-1963
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/mw9db31b6a9-a94a-4c52-b35b-0f1db2a2815d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-instcona-ref115

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1979
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:
Porter A. McCray Papers, 1936-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Porter A. McCray papers
Porter A. McCray papers / Series 4: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9844bd767-685f-41b7-a576-55f5e67aad01
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mccrport-ref184

25 Year Retrospective of the Music of John Cage

Creator:
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Performer:
Ajemian, Maro  Search this
Ajemian, Anahid  Search this
Fisch, Burton  Search this
Brockway, Joan  Search this
Allan, Douglas  Search this
Colgrass, Michael  Search this
Price, Paul, 1921-  Search this
Carmen, Arline  Search this
Brown, Philip  Search this
Smith, Warren  Search this
Tudor, David, 1926-1996  Search this
Ranger, Richard, Col.  Search this
Stevenson, Louis A., Jr.  Search this
Lolya, Andrew  Search this
Broiles, Mel  Search this
Cunningham, Merce  Search this
Recorder:
Blake, Robert  Search this
Producer:
Avakian, George  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
2 Phonograph records (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1958
Contents:
Six short inventions for seven instruments : (1934) (violin, 2 violas, violoncello, alto flute, trumpet, clarinet) -- Construction in metal : (1937) (Manhattan Percussion Ensemble) -- Imaginary landscape no. 1 : (1939) : a recording of constant and variable frequency records, cymbal and piano -- The wonderful widow of eighteen springs : (1942) / text adapted from Finnegans wake (Arline Carmen, contralto ; John Cage, piano) -- She is asleep : (1943). Quartet for twelve tom toms (4 members of Manhattan Percussion Ensemble) ; Duo (Arline Carmen, contralto ; John Cage, piano) -- Sonatas and interludes : [selections] (1946-48) (Maro Ajemian, piano) -- Music for carillon : (1954) (David Tudor, electronic carillon) -- Williams mix : (1952) (4 stereophonic magnetic tape playbacks, 8 loudspeakers) -- Concerto for piano and orchestra : (1957-58) (David Tudor, piano ; orchestra conducted by Merce Cunningham).
Track Information:
101 Six Short Inventions for Seven Instruments / Anahid Ajemian, Burton Fisch, Joan Brockway. Violin,Viola,Violoncello,Flute,Trumpet,Clarinet.

102 Construction in Metal / Douglas Allan, Michael Colgrass, Paul Price. Cymbals,Gong,Prepared piano music,Gamelan,Percussion instruments,Bells.

103 Imaginary Landscape No. 1 / John Cage. Cymbals,Piano.

201 Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs, The-text adapted from "Finnegans Wake" / John Cage, Arline Carmen. Piano,Vocals.

202 She is Asleep-Quartet for Twelve Tom Toms / Paul Price, Philip Brown, Warren Smith. Tom-tom.

203 She is Asleep-Duo / John Cage, Arline Carmen. Prepared piano music,Vocals.

501 Music for Carillon / John Cage, David Tudor. Electronics.

502 Williams Mix / John Cage, Richard, Col. Ranger, Louis A., Jr. Stevenson. Tape recorder music.

601 Concert for Piano and Orchestra / Andrew Lolya, Mel Broiles, Merce Cunningham. Violin,Viola,Violoncello,Flute,Clarinet,Piano,Bass,Bassoon,Tuba.

301 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata I / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

304 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata IV / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

305 Sonatas and Interludes: First Interlude / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

302 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata II / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

303 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata III / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

401 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata V / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

402 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata VI / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

403 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata VII / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

404 Sonatas and Interludes: Sonata VIII / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.

405 Sonatas and Interludes: Second Interlude / Maro Ajemian. Prepared piano music.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-3203
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Wergo 1958
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York (N.Y.), United States, New York.
General:
Program notes by the composer and George Avakian ([15] p. : ill., facsim.) and 11 holograph facsims. with supplementary notes inserted in container.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Atonality  Search this
Contemporary music  Search this
Reading  Search this
Electronic music  Search this
Instrumental music  Search this
Violin  Search this
Viola  Search this
Violoncello  Search this
Flute  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Clarinet  Search this
Cymbals  Search this
Gong  Search this
Prepared piano music  Search this
Gamelan  Search this
Percussion instruments  Search this
Bells  Search this
Piano  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Tom-tom  Search this
Electronics  Search this
Electronic music  Search this
Bass  Search this
Bassoon  Search this
Tuba  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-3203
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5de88ad12-5fed-4744-9e07-c2b8f946bf61
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref17694

Merce Cunningham

Artist:
Elaine de Kooning, 12 Mar 1918 - 1 Feb 1989  Search this
Sitter:
Merce Cunningham, 16 Apr 1919 - 26 Jul 2009  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 243.8 x 122.2 x 5.1cm (96 x 48 1/8 x 2")
Frame: 246.4 x 124.8 x 5.1cm (97 x 49 1/8 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1962
Topic:
Merce Cunningham: Male  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer\Modern  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Art Award  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Foundation for Contemporary Performing Arts, Inc.
Object number:
NPG.96.127
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Elaine de Kooning Trust
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
2022 Paper Rotations
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 342
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm498b4daef-01aa-43bb-83a7-960a9a8c2377
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.127

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 62, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-circa 1966, 1971
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 4: Artists Files / 4.1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978c4faaf-8350-4b68-977d-f0938b3dfc9e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref11212

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 62, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990-1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 4: Artists Files / 4.1: Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9131d74bb-47e6-4431-b393-bcf384ab93f0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref11213

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 155, Folder 71
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1976
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 7: Castelli Graphics / 7.1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d985e1eb-f137-473f-910b-7c8bd94ab27b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref13120

Cunningham, Merce, "Merce Cunningham Studio"

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
Container:
Box 181, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Date:
circa 1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 11: Sound and Video Recordings / Artwork and Performance
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9126d59a5-5a20-431f-b38b-6c48125e0814
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref15036

Cunningham, Merce, "Merce Cunningham Visits Leo Castelli"

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS) (duplicate)
1 Videocassettes (U-matic) (Label reads "A Video by Nam June Paik, rough footage; color from open reel;" appears to be copy of original reel not found in collection)
Container:
Box 181, Folder 6-7
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Date:
circa 1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 11: Sound and Video Recordings / Artwork and Performance
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fbc7d148-fe41-45af-b74b-6dea681f4b8f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref15037

Cunningham, Merce, Changing Steps

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Container:
Box 185, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Date:
1989
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records 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:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 11: Sound and Video Recordings / Documentaries
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96e81af97-55df-4ebd-9fde-41fa58b58a1d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref15084

Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn, 2009 March 20-21

Interviewee:
Berensohn, Paulus, 1933-2017  Search this
Interviewer:
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-  Search this
Subject:
Anderson, Ian  Search this
Bennion, Joseph W.  Search this
Brown, Carolyn  Search this
Brown, William J. (William Joseph)  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Charlip, Remy  Search this
Cowles, Fleur  Search this
Cunningham, Merce  Search this
Dunn, Robert G.  Search this
Ekman, June  Search this
Garfinkel, Ron  Search this
Graham, Martha  Search this
Karnes, Karen  Search this
Kokis, George  Search this
Mendes, Jerry  Search this
Oliver, Mary  Search this
Peterson, Mary  Search this
Pieser, Jane  Search this
Raine, Yvonne  Search this
Richards, Mary Caroline  Search this
Stanford, Verne  Search this
Stannard, Ann  Search this
Supree, Burton  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Williams, Gerald  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Bennington College  Search this
Columbia University  Search this
Goddard College  Search this
Juilliard School  Search this
New York Philharmonic  Search this
Penland School of Crafts  Search this
Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.)  Search this
Swarthmore College  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Australia -- description and travel
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Ceramicists -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Communal living  Search this
Dance -- Study and teaching  Search this
Diaries -- Authorship  Search this
Dyslexia  Search this
Photography  Search this
Poets -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15906
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)296474
AAA_collcode_berens09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_296474
Online Media:

Merce Cunningham

Artist:
Andy Warhol, 6 Aug 1928 - 22 Feb 1987  Search this
Sitter:
Merce Cunningham, 16 Apr 1919 - 26 Jul 2009  Search this
Medium:
Screenprint on Cockerell paper
Dimensions:
Image: 48.3 x 65cm (19 x 25 9/16")
Sheet: 65 x 51.5cm (25 9/16 x 20 1/4")
Mat: 91.4 x 66cm (36 x 26")
Type:
Print
Date:
1974
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Male  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer\Modern  Search this
Merce Cunningham: Art Award  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.95.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / ARS, New York
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b02fc9a7-0765-4895-a84b-e0df53ee0bef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.95.5

Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn

Interviewee:
Berensohn, Paulus  Search this
Interviewer:
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Bennington College -- Students  Search this
Columbia University -- Students  Search this
Goddard College -- Students  Search this
Juilliard School -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
New York Philharmonic  Search this
Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.) -- Faculty  Search this
Penland School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Swarthmore College -- Faculty  Search this
Yale University -- Students  Search this
Anderson, Ian, 1947-  Search this
Bennion, Joseph W., 1952-  Search this
Brown, Carolyn  Search this
Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Charlip, Remy  Search this
Cowles, Fleur  Search this
Cunningham, Merce  Search this
Dunn, Robert G.  Search this
Ekman, June  Search this
Garfinkel, Ron  Search this
Graham, Martha  Search this
Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016  Search this
Kokis, George  Search this
Mendes, Jerry  Search this
Oliver, Mary, 1935-  Search this
Peterson, Mary  Search this
Pieser, Jane  Search this
Raine, Yvonne  Search this
Richards, Mary Caroline  Search this
Stanford, Verne  Search this
Stannard, Ann  Search this
Supree, Burton  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Williams, Gerald, 1926-2014  Search this
Extent:
60 Pages (Transcript)
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (4 hr., 13 min.), digital, wav)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 March 20-21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paulus Berensohn conducted 2009 March 20-21, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Berensohn's home and studio, in Penland, North Carolina.
Berensohn speaks of growing up in New York City and his family; his brother Lorin Bernsohn, cellist with the New York Philharmonic; his problems with dyslexia as a child and yet his interest in reading and learning; an early interest in dance and the lack of support he received from his family; his admittance into Yale University, from where he quickly removed himself to attend Goddard College in Vermont; after Goddard attending Columbia University, Juilliard, and Bennington College while studying dance; studying under both Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham; his relationship with M.C. Richards; his first teaching job at Pendle Hill in Pennsylvania that lead to teaching at Swarthmore College for four years; his want to become a production potter while living on a farm in rural Pennsylvania where he created an artist commune; working with pinched pots and moving to Penland, North Carolina to teach workshops at the Penland School of Crafts; his book, "Finding Your Way With Clay," which started as a journaling and teaching project while at Penland; his interest in book art via his interest in journaling; the importance of clay as a healing material that connects humanity and the earth and his role as an advocate for clay; his work in and travels to Australia; recent photography projects and his busy and active schedule. Berensohn also recalls Remy Charlip, June Ekman, Fleur Cowles, John Cage, Robert Dunn, Yvonne Rainer, Carolyn Brown, Mary Oliver, Karen Karnes, Burt Supree, Toshiko Takaezu, Ann Stannard, Gerry Williams, George Kokis, Joe Bennion, Bill Brown, Jane Pieser, Ron Garfinkel, Jenny Mendes, Ian Anderson, Verne Stanford, Meg Peterson, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Paulus Berensohn (1933-2017) was a poet, ceramic artist, dancer, and educator in Penland, North Carolina. Mark Shapiro (1955- ) is executive director of Lumina Art Gallery, in New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 SD memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Paulus Berensohn.
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:
Artists' books  Search this
Ceramicists -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Communal living  Search this
Dance -- Study and teaching  Search this
Diaries -- Authorship  Search this
Dyslexia  Search this
Photography  Search this
Poets -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.berens09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6399d8a-79fe-4885-b26c-7221f925e076
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-berens09
Online Media:

Merce Cunningham after the arbitrary Carrie Noland

Author:
Noland, Carrie 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
260 pages illustrations (some color) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
Topic:
Modern dance  Search this
Choreography  Search this
Chorégraphie  Search this
MUSIC / General  Search this
History--Sources  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153589

Cunningham, Merce

Collection Creator:
Castleman, Riva  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1989
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Riva Castleman papers, 1871, 1930-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Riva Castleman papers
Riva Castleman papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9554a05b0-ab98-4419-a41b-718d3f9f7ed3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castriva-ref40

Oral history interview with John Cage, 1974 May 2

Interviewee:
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey)  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bird, Bonnie  Search this
Buhlig, Richard  Search this
Cowell, Henry  Search this
Cunningham, Merce  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Watts, Alan  Search this
Weiss, Adolph  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12442
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212080
AAA_collcode_cage74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212080
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