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Histoires de mode

Author:
Lacroix, Christian 1951-  Search this
Author:
Mauriès, Patrick 1952-  Search this
Saillard, Olivier  Search this
Musée de la mode et du textile  Search this
Subject:
Lacroix, Christian 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
238 pages illustrations (some color) 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
2007
Topic:
Fashion designers  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Couturiers (Créateurs de mode)  Search this
Costume (Arts décoratifs)--Création  Search this
French Fashion--Photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118215

Equire's Portrait of the 21st Century: Marc Jacobs

Artist:
Lincoln Schatz, born 9 Dec 1963  Search this
Sitter:
Marc Jacobs, born 9 Apr 1963  Search this
Medium:
Single-channel generative video (color, silent)
Dimensions:
Duration: variable
Type:
Time-Based Media
Date:
2008
Topic:
Generative art  Search this
Marc Jacobs: Male  Search this
Marc Jacobs: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Lincoln Schatz
Object number:
S/NPG.2010.119.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a0d7938d-532d-4e7f-8b8d-80e566baa896
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2010.119.8

Esquire's Portrait of the 21st Century

Artist:
Lincoln Schatz, born 9 Dec 1963  Search this
Sitter:
George Timothy Clooney, born 6 May 1961  Search this
Meghan O'Sullivan, born 13 Sept 1969  Search this
J. Craig Venter, born 14 Oct 1946  Search this
Parag Khanna, born 27 Jul 1977  Search this
Brian Burton, born 29 Jul 1977  Search this
David Chang, born 5 Aug 1977  Search this
Jeffrey Preston Bezos, born 12 Jan 1964  Search this
Maya Arulpragasam, born 18 Jul 1975  Search this
Anthony Atala, born 1958  Search this
Mehmet Cengiz Oz, born 11 Jun 1960  Search this
Santiago Calatrava, born 28 Jul 1951  Search this
Marc Jacobs, born 9 Apr 1963  Search this
Elon Musk, born 28 Jun 1971  Search this
LeBron Raymone James, born 30 Dec 1984  Search this
Samantha Power, born 21 Sept 1970  Search this
Jay D. Keasling, born 12 Jan 1964  Search this
Noah Feldman, born 1970  Search this
Kenneth Griffin, born 15 Oct 1968  Search this
John Maeda, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
19 single-channel generative videos (color, silent)
Dimensions:
Duration: variable
Type:
Time-Based Media
Date:
2008
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Generative art  Search this
Jeffrey Preston Bezos: Male  Search this
Jeffrey Preston Bezos: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Jeffrey Preston Bezos: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur\Technology  Search this
J. Craig Venter: Male  Search this
J. Craig Venter: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Geneticist  Search this
Marc Jacobs: Male  Search this
Marc Jacobs: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
LeBron Raymone James: Male  Search this
LeBron Raymone James: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Basketball  Search this
Samantha Power: Female  Search this
Samantha Power: Literature\Writer  Search this
Samantha Power: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Samantha Power: Communications\Journalist  Search this
Samantha Power: Politics and Government\US Representative to United Nations  Search this
Samantha Power: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Jay D. Keasling: Male  Search this
Jay D. Keasling: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Jay D. Keasling: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biochemist  Search this
Jay D. Keasling: Science and Technology\Engineer\Chemical  Search this
Jay D. Keasling: Education\Educator\Professor\Bioengineering  Search this
Noah Feldman: Male  Search this
Noah Feldman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Noah Feldman: Literature\Writer  Search this
Noah Feldman: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Noah Feldman: Humanities and Social Sciences\Scholar  Search this
Kenneth Griffin: Male  Search this
Kenneth Griffin: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker\Investment Banker  Search this
John Maeda: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
John Maeda: Male  Search this
John Maeda: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
John Maeda: Education\Administrator\University\President  Search this
John Maeda: Science and Technology\Scientist\Computer Scientist  Search this
Maya Arulpragasam: Female  Search this
Maya Arulpragasam: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Maya Arulpragasam: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Maya Arulpragasam: Performing Arts\Performer  Search this
Anthony Atala: Male  Search this
Anthony Atala: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Anthony Atala: Health and Medicine\Medical Scientist  Search this
Anthony Atala: Health and Medicine\Physician\Urologist  Search this
Mehmet Cengiz Oz: Male  Search this
Mehmet Cengiz Oz: Literature\Writer  Search this
Mehmet Cengiz Oz: Health and Medicine\Physician\Surgeon\Cardiac surgeon  Search this
Santiago Calatrava: Male  Search this
Santiago Calatrava: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Elon Musk: Male  Search this
Elon Musk: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Elon Musk: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur\Technology  Search this
Elon Musk: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business magnate  Search this
George Timothy Clooney: Male  Search this
George Timothy Clooney: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
George Timothy Clooney: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist  Search this
George Timothy Clooney: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Meghan O'Sullivan: Female  Search this
Meghan O'Sullivan: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Parag Khanna: Male  Search this
Parag Khanna: Literature\Writer  Search this
Brian Burton: Male  Search this
Brian Burton: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
David Chang: Male  Search this
David Chang: Crafts and Trades\Culinary Arts\Chef  Search this
David Chang: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Restaurateur  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Lincoln Schatz
Object number:
NPG.2010.119
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2008 Lincoln Schatz
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4861a893a-f67f-45a8-a505-ab1a6d4220e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2010.119

Deborah Skell - Fashion Designer

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2000 August 18
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2001, Item FP-2001-CT-0344
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 4: New York City at the Smithsonian / 4.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk574a56194-e3b4-4074-9092-08feea78225b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2001-ref887

Transition to Modernity: Omani Fashion Design

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2005 June 27
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2005, Item FP-2005-CT-0231
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 5: Oman: Desert, Oasis, and Sea / 5.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5b7b9a0b4-8c6c-49a0-9041-0e03b285b488
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2005-ref964

Festival Recordings: Musical storytelling: Moctar Kane, Mamary Diabaté (Ibrahim N'Diaye); Malian Fashion Design: Kandioura Coulibaly, Kletigui Dembélé, Dikouou Diarrah Traoré (Janet Goldner); Growing Up in Mali: Inogo Dolo, Aly Dolo, Ousmane Ganame (Ib...

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2003 July 3
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2003 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2003, Item FP-2003-CT-0264
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2003 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2003 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 3: Mali: From Timbuktu to Washington / 3.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5a500b5ad-3205-42e4-896e-0813662e4dcf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2003-ref843

Coat worn by George Clinton

Designed by:
Manuel, Mexican American, born 1933  Search this
Manufactured by:
Swarovski, Austrian, founded 1895  Search this
Worn by:
George Clinton, American, born 1941  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile) and silk (textile) with metal , rhinestone and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 61 × 25 3/16 in. (155 × 64 cm)
Type:
coats
Place made:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Tyrol, Austria, Europe
Date:
2008-2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of George Clinton
Object number:
2019.91
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5570ff6f6-83f9-46cd-ad1e-ba3a2ca3fe34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.91
Online Media:

Ralph Lauren

Artist:
Mark Seliger, born 23 May 1959  Search this
Sitter:
Ralph Lauren, born 1939  Search this
Medium:
Chromogenic print
Dimensions:
Image (not including black border): 54.1 × 42.3 cm (21 5/16 × 16 5/8")
Sheet: 60.9 × 51 cm (24 × 20 1/16")
Mat: 81.3 x 66 cm (32 x 26")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
2002 (printed 2017)
Topic:
Interior\Studio  Search this
Container\Box\Crate  Search this
Ralph Lauren: Male  Search this
Ralph Lauren: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Ralph Lauren: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Ralph Lauren Corporation
Object number:
NPG.2017.89
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2002 Mark Seliger
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cfce0c0d-ae4d-426c-8620-37f0d098cb78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2017.89

Announcements and Press Material

Collection Creator:
Constantine, Mildred  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-2006
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of origininal material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings 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:
Mildred Constantine papers, 1945-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Mildred Constantine Papers
Mildred Constantine Papers / Series 3: Subject Files / Sheila Hicks
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw975fbfc6e-56ba-44d2-94a6-534005a2c58e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-consmild-ref61
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Patrick Robinson

Artist:
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, born 16 Feb 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Patrick Robinson, born 8 Sep 1966  Search this
Medium:
Epson inkjet photograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 147.3 x 111.8cm (58 x 44")
Frame: 152.4 x 116.8cm (60 x 46")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
November 13, 2008
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Watch  Search this
Personal Attribute\Hairstyle\Afro  Search this
Patrick Robinson: Male  Search this
Patrick Robinson: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Object number:
EXH.TG.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2008 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49d05081c-aa9a-488b-b62c-947540ae2d00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.TG.37

Raven Symoné

Artist:
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, born 16 Feb 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Raven Symoné, born 10 Dec 1985  Search this
Medium:
Epson inkjet photograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 147.3 x 111.8cm (58 x 44")
Frame: 152.4 x 116.8cm (60 x 46")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
July 10, 2009
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Religious\Cross  Search this
Raven Symoné: Female  Search this
Raven Symoné: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Raven Symoné: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Raven Symoné: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Raven Symoné: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Raven Symoné: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Raven Symoné: Performing Arts\Producer\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Object number:
EXH.TG.49
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2009 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4085166cc-0487-4f14-ba9d-a3a8bb563302
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.TG.49

Miss America 1951 Papers

Creator:
Betbeze, Yolande  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Sports, Entertainment and Leisure  Search this
Extent:
4.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Programs
Paper dolls
Interviews
Clippings
Awards
Photographs
Magazines (periodicals)
Advertisements
Date:
1910 - 2003
Summary:
Yolande Betbeze was crowned Miss America in September, 1950. During and after her reign she was influential in both the Civil Rights and Feminist movements. Her papers document her reign as Miss America, her life after Miss America, and the Miss America pageant itself.
Scope and Contents:
Scope and Content: This collection documents the life of Yolande Betbeze who reigned as Miss America 1951. Though the collection focuses heavily on the year of her reign from September 1950 to September 1951, it also includes information about her life before winning the Miss America pageant, the Miss Alabama and Miss America pageants of 1950, and her life post-Miss America. Visual imagery in the collection documents life and fashion in the 1950s through 2000. Newspaper articles offer evidence of the culture of the 1950s. This collection contains newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, awards, and memorabilia of Miss America pageants throughout the twentieth century in the form of booklets, brochures, and paper dolls.

Series 1, Miss America Reign, 1950-1951, 1994, undated, includes newspaper articles, magazine articles, and awards from the House of Representatives, programs and brochures relating to Ms. Betbeze's activities as Miss America. All publicity articles—whether promotional or editorial-are included in this series. Betbeze traveled extensively during her reign, and her trips are documented here. Also included in this series are her visits to military installations, promotion of Miss America pageant sponsors, promotion of her own opera career, and most importantly her verbal attacks against the objectification of women in pageants while she wore the Miss America crown.

Subseries 1, Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1950-1951, undated,

includes newspaper clippings about Betbeze during her reign as Miss America, documenting nearly every event she attended and delving into her love life and home life. The clippings are arranged by month and year from September 1950 through September 1951. The newspaper articles from Betbeze's reign that are without a date are arranged by topic behind the dated clippings. This subseries also includes several articles published in magazines about Betbeze during her reign. The articles are arranged in chronological order by year behind the newspaper clippings.

Subseries 2, Awards, 1950, includes awards given to Betbeze by the House of Representatives after she was named Miss America in Atlantic City, as well as an award by the town of Chickasaw naming Betbeze an honorary citizen.

Subseries 3, Programs and Brochures, 1950-1951, includes mini-photo books of Betbeze from her reign as Miss America, as well as pageant programs from pageants she attended as Miss America. It also includes programs and brochures of events she attended and participated in as Miss America, such as her Coronation Ball and a Symphony in Fashion runway show. The materials are arranged with the photograph books first, followed by pageant programs, then programs from various events.

Subseries 4, Promotional Advertisements, 1950-1951, includes promotional advertisements for Nash Automobile, the Official Car Company of Miss America, and Everglaze Fabric. These advertisements are arranged in chronological order.

Subseries 5, Materials Related to Miss America Reign, 1950-1951, 1994, includes material relevant to Betbeze's reign as Miss America, such as her schedule book from September 1950 to September 1951 and a 1994 interview regarding her life, her reign, and her beliefs. The materials are arranged in chronological order by year.

Series 2, Post-Miss America Reign, 1951-2001, undated, documents Betbeze's life after her reign as Miss America through newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and Betbeze's copy of pageant judging guidelines for Miss America 1957. It also documents the changing view of women from the 1950s through the turn of the twenty-first century. Betbeze pursued a career in opera after Miss America, but this career ended with her marriage to Matthew Fox. Materials also relate to her marriage to Matthew Fox, her relationship with Cherif Guellal, her life in Georgetown in Washington D.C in the 1960s, and her participation in later Miss America pageants.

Subseries 1, Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1952-2001, undated, includes newspaper clippings and magazine articles about Betbeze after her reign as Miss America. They document her relationships, lifestyle, causes, and career. The clippings are arranged chronologically by year. The magazine articles are arranged chronologically by decade behind the newspaper clippings.

Subseries 2, Miss America Activities, 1957, comprises of Betbeze's copy of judging guidelines from the 1957 Miss America Pageant. It includes a schedule of events and the judging criteria for each woman, illustrating the changing perception of women in the United States of America from the 1950s through the twenty-first century.

Series 3, Photographs, 1950-2000, undated, documents Betbeze's life from the 1940s to the turn of the twenty-first century. It includes several photographs from her childhood and teen years. The majority of the series focuses on her reign as Miss America, including photos of her travels, glamour photos, publicity photos, and candid shots. It also includes photographs of Betbeze after her reign. There are negatives for several of the photographs. Photographs are arranged by topic.

Subseries 1, Pre-Miss America Reign, 1949-1950, contains Betbeze's life as a teenager and the Miss Alabama pageant. The photographs are arranged by topic.

Subseries 2, Miss America Reign, 1950-1951, undated, provides visual evidence enhancing the printed materials in the other series. It includes photographs of Betbeze's travels throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, and the Caribbean. It also includes glamour photographs, candid shots, and publicity events that she attended as Miss America. There are a few photographs of her in a swimsuit. The photographs are arranged by topic.

Subseries 3, Post-Miss America Reign, 1951-2001, includes photographs of Betbeze in later life, especially at Miss America pageants in the 1990s. The photographs are arranged by topic.

Series 4, Materials Related to Miss America Pageants, 1910-2003, undated, documents the institution of the Miss America Pageant and its development throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. It includes memorabilia from Atlantic City, the pageants, and Miss America advertisements. It includes official pageant yearbooks and correspondence to Betbeze regarding the seventy-fifth anniversary of Miss America, including a booklet about the pageant. It also includes Miss America Through the Looking Glass (1985), a book documenting the Miss America Pageant from its inception to the 1980s.

Subseries 1, Official Pageant Yearbooks, 1946-2003, comprises of Official Pageant Yearbooks. They illustrate the changing fashions and culture surrounding the pageant. They are arranged in chronological order by year.

Subseries 2, Miss America Memorabilia, 1910-2001, undated, consists of memorabilia of the Miss America Pageant and Atlantic City. The materials include a package for a hairnet from the 1920s, advertisements using the Miss America label for Lucky Strike cigarettes, sheet music for the Miss America and Miss Alabama official songs, Miss America Through the Looking Glass, various stickers advertising the pageant and Atlantic City, Miss America paper dolls, cards and postcards. The memorabilia is arranged in chronological order by year.

Subseries 3, Seventy-fifth Anniversary of Miss America, 1995, includes correspondence between pageant directors and Betbeze regarding the seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Miss America Pageant, as well as a brochure about the pageant. The materials are arranged by type; first is the correspondence regarding the seventy-fifth anniversary, then the brochure advertising Miss America.

Series 5, Yolande Betbeze Personal Papers, 1949-1999, undated, documents life behind-the-scenes through telegrams and letters from friends and fans, invitations and Betbeze's schedule book as Miss America. It includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings from her pre-Miss America years, and the layout of an interview she gave in 1994.

Subseries 1, Personal Correspondence, 1950-1995, undated, consists of personal letters between Betbeze and her friends, including Lenora Slaughter, the head of the Miss America Pageant when Betbeze was Miss America. It also includes fan-mail and autograph requests. The correspondence is arranged chronologically by year.

Subseries 2, Telegrams, 1950-1951, consists of telegrams that Betbeze received as Miss America. They consist of well wishes for her reign, birthday, and Christmas. The telegrams are arranged chronologically by year.

Subseries 3, Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1949-1950, consists of newspaper clippings and magazine articles saved by Betbeze. They include reviews of her performance as Musetta in La Boheme in Mobile in 1949 and articles about Matthew Fox. The clippings are arranged chronologically by month and year. The magazine articles are arranged by year behind the newspaper clippings.
Arrangement:
Tyhe collection is divided into five series.

Series 1: Miss America Reign, 1950-1951, 1994, undated

Subseries 1.1, Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1950-1951, undated

Subseries 1.2, Awards, 1950

Subseries 1.3, Programs and Brochures, 1950-1951

Subseries 1.4, Promotional Advertisements, 1950-1951

Subseries 1.5, Materials Related to Miss America Reign, 1950-1994

Series 2: Post Miss America, 1952-2001, undated

Subseries 1, Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1952-2001, undated

Subseries 2, Miss America Activities, 1957

Series 3: Photographs, 1950-2000, undated

Subseries 3.1, Pre-Miss America Reign, 1949-1950

Subseries 3.2, Miss America Reign, 1950-1951, undated

Subseries 3.3, Post Miss America Reign, 1951-2001

Series 4: Materials Related to Miss America Pageants, 1910-2003, undated

Subseries 4.1, Official Pageant Yearbooks, 1946-2003

Subseries 4.2, Miss America Memorabilia, 1910-2001, undated

Subseries 4.3, Seventy-fifth Anniversary of Miss America, 1995

Series 5: Yolande Betbeze Personal Papers, 1949-1999, undated

Subseries 5.1, Personal Correspondence, 1950-1995, undated

Subseries 5.2, Telegrams, 1950-1951

Subseries 5.3, Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles, 1949-1950
Biographical / Historical:
Yolande Betbeze, Miss America 1951, was born in 1929 in Mobile, Alabama. Her mother was of Basque ancestry, so Yolande ended up with a foreign sounding name and dark European looks, quite different from the general populace of Mobile. Early on she aspired to become a famous opera singer, and took voice lessons throughout her teenage years. In 1949 she starred as Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme, through the Mobile Opera Guild.

In 1950, Yolande entered the Miss Mobile Beauty Pageant, hoping to win and continue to state and national levels to receive a scholarship to study voice in New York City, or even abroad. When she entered the pageant she gave her age as 21, but at her next birthday in late 1950 (presumably her 22nd) she confessed that she had lied about her age. Really, she was 20 when she entered the Miss America pageant, and this was her 21st birthday. She was crowned Miss Mobile, then Miss Alabama. In September 1950, she made her way to Atlantic City to compete for the title of Miss America. Newspapers in Alabama raved about her. Even journalists in the north predicted that Yolande would be crowned the next Miss America. In an interview, pageant director Lenora Slaughter says that from the moment she saw her she felt that Yolande would be crowned the next Miss America. During preliminaries, Yolande won first place in the swimsuit competition, while Miss Connecticut won first place in the talent competition. Nonetheless, Yolande wowed them with her singing. When she won the title of Miss America, her schedule quickly filled with singing engagements.

On September 9th, 1950, Yolande Betbeze was crowned Miss America. She became an overnight success due to her grace, poise, beauty, and talent. However, she had received an education at a convent school, and felt a bit squeamish about 'cheesecake poses' in a bathing suit. Every Miss America had done a swimsuit tour, even though it wasn't in their contracts that they must, and Yolande was expected to follow in their footsteps. But she wanted to be an opera star, not a pin-up girl, she declared. After winning Miss America, she refused to pose in a swimsuit unless she was going swimming.

The Catalina Swimwear Company, a sponsor of the Miss America pageant, did not like Yolande's stance on swimsuits. They contended that the Miss America pageant had become less focused on the beauty of the contestant and more on their talents and personality. They wanted to bring beauty back. They pulled their sponsorship and created a new pageant line which now includes Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA. This pageant focuses only on the physical beauty of a competitor. Even today there is no talent portion, and even the interview portion has been diluted.

Another issue of the Miss America pageant involved the marriage of a Miss America. Though Yolande had no plans to marry, or even a boyfriend, the papers certainly wanted to know the details surrounding her love-life and ability to marry with the title Miss America. Yolande explained that she received an extra $4000 for staying single throughout the year, but if she wanted to marry she could ask permission from the 18 pageant directors. "Wouldn't it be easier to wait a year?" she asked.

Her year as Miss America was an eventful one. She traveled throughout the United States, the Bahamas, Mexico, France, and Italy. She met with Congressmen, foreign leaders, opera stars, and famous fashion designers. According to Lenora Slaughter, Yolande had the fullest schedule of any Miss America to that date. Everyone agreed that she had put class into the Miss America pageant.

After her reign, she was succeeded as Miss America by Colleen Kay Hutchins, originally Miss Utah. The two became friends and Yolande was in Colleen's wedding some years later. Yolande took up philanthropic causes—fighting for racial equality in the pageants, for instance. She also marched in civil rights demonstrations, participated in sit-ins, and marched in a feminist demonstration in Atlantic City. In 1954 she married a motion picture and television producer, Matthew Fox. They had one daughter before his death in 1964. After she was widowed, Yolande moved to Georgetown in the District of Columbia, where she lives to this day.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Miss America 1943 [Jean Bartel] Photographs, 1943-1944 (AC0902)
Separated Materials:
The Division of Work and Industry, Natiuonal Museum of American Historu holds artifacts related to this collection: the Miss America crown, scepter, and sash of 1950-1951, worn by the donor, and the Miss Alabama sash and Miss America ribbon of 1950-1951.
Provenance:
Donated by Yolande Betbeze in 2005.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.
Topic:
Beauty contests -- United States  Search this
Beauty contestants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Programs
Paper dolls
Interviews
Clippings -- 20th century
Awards
Photographs -- 1950-2000
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century
Advertisements -- 20th century
Citation:
Miss America 1951 Papers, 1949-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0888
See more items in:
Miss America 1951 Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep831c413c2-0f80-442d-96bb-d1c263de59a7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0888
Online Media:

Marc

Alternate Title:
Marc Jacobs
Artist:
Elizabeth Peyton, born 1965  Search this
Sitter:
Marc Jacobs, born 9 Apr 1963  Search this
Medium:
Etching on pink silk laminated paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 58 x 45 cm (22 13/16 x 17 11/16")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Print
Date:
2003
Topic:
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Marc Jacobs: Male  Search this
Marc Jacobs: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Paul M. and Christine G. Wick Fund
Object number:
S/NPG.2009.77
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Elizabeth Peyton
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44f1f0ac7-d008-4aed-b4ab-b67b76fd45fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2009.77

Cosmogony of Desire

Alternate Title:
Diane von Fürstenberg
Artist:
Anh Duong, born 25 Oct 1960  Search this
Sitter:
Diane von Fürstenberg, born 31 Dec 1946  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 243.8 × 182.9cm (96 × 72")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York\Manhattan Island
Date:
2001
Topic:
Diane von Fürstenberg: Female  Search this
Diane von Fürstenberg: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Diane von Fürstenberg
Object number:
NPG.2015.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2001, Anh Duong
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42d184b71-f8ef-47ad-8d4c-3976f3641386
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.3

Narciso Rodríguez with Celia Cruz, 2003

Artist:
Alexis Rodríguez-Duarte, born 1962  Search this
Stylist:
Tico Torres, born 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Narciso Rodríguez, born 1961  Search this
Celia Cruz, 21 Oct 1925 - 16 Jul 2003  Search this
Medium:
Chromogenic print
Dimensions:
Image: 34.4 × 22.9cm (13 9/16 × 9")
Sheet: 35.7 × 27.8 cm (14 1/16 × 10 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
2003 (printed 2016)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Home Furnishings\Mirror  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Light bulb  Search this
Celia Cruz: Female  Search this
Celia Cruz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Narciso Rodríguez: Male  Search this
Narciso Rodríguez: Visual Arts\Designer\Fashion Designer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquisition made possible through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Object number:
NPG.2016.87
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45dada540-7a53-4a8e-8dc0-273208943198
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.87

Connecting Afro futures fashion x hair x design Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin ; [edited by Claudia Banz, Cornelia Lund, Beatrace Angut Oola ; authors and designers Adama Paris [and others]]

Title:
Fashion x hair x design
Author:
Banz, Claudia 1966-  Search this
Lund, Cornelia  Search this
Angut Oola, Beatrace  Search this
Paris, Adama  Search this
Jaqee  Search this
Dolat, Sunny  Search this
Ngumi, Njoki  Search this
Rooks, Noliwe 1963-  Search this
Tshani, Marite  Search this
Sigil, Cheikha  Search this
Shaw, Jacqueline  Search this
Host institution:
Kunstgewerbemuseum (Berlin, Germany),)  Search this
Physical description:
128 pages illustrations (chiefly color), portraits 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Pictorial works
Expositions
Ouvrages illustrés
Exhibition catalogs
History
Catalogues d'exposition
Place:
Africa
Afrique
Date:
2019
21st century
21e siècle
Topic:
Fashion design--History  Search this
Hairstyles--History  Search this
Design--History  Search this
Fashion--History  Search this
Fashion and art  Search this
Afrofuturism  Search this
Hairdressing of Black people  Search this
Black people--Clothing  Search this
Dreadlocks  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Coiffures (Cheveux)--Histoire  Search this
Design--Histoire  Search this
Mode et art  Search this
Noirs--Coiffure  Search this
Photographie artistique  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Hairstyles  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115106

Computer and Industrial Design (IDSA NY)

Designer:
Stephen Wolf  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
30.6 x 66.4 cm (12 1/16 x 26 1/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
20th century
Accession Number:
1990-119-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4494435a3-26bf-4d39-9eb0-f9dfbb810cc7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1990-119-4

Clippings and Press

Collection Creator:
Zarina  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000-2013
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.

Use of electronic records 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:
Zarina Hashmi papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Zarina Hashmi papers
Zarina Hashmi papers / Series 5: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978b0cc5d-5e1f-4dae-9dda-d2d53a501bf7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zarina-ref549
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Julia Santos Solomon papers

Creator:
Santos Solomon, Julia, 1956-  Search this
Names:
Parsons School of Design -- Faculty  Search this
Calamari, Barbara  Search this
Dye, Alice  Search this
Dye, Pete  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Place:
Altos de Chavón (Dominican Republic)
Date:
1977-2008
Scope and Contents:
Writings, correspondence, commission files, teaching files, artists' files, a scrapbook, works of art, printed material, and audio visual material documenting the career of Julia Santos Solomon as an artist and teacher.
Writings include three diaries recording Santos Solomon's study of art and design, largely in the Dominican Republic and Europe. Correspondence is with Alice Dye, wife of Pete Dye, golf course architect. Commission files relate to golf course landscape paintings, prints, and textiles. Teaching files consist of syllabi and annotated student drawing submissions from Altos de Chavon School of Design and Parsons School of Design. Artists' files relate to artist residencies at Altos de Chavon School of Design. One scrapbook includes altered photographs, drawings, writings, and various printed material.
Artwork consists of three sketchbooks, sketches, fashion illustrations, an original watercolor, pen, and pencil textile designs and prints for golf course landscapes. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper and magazine clippings. Audio visual material consists of a DVD and CD related to the pilot television program 'Lola' (never produced) created by Santos Solomon and Barbara Calamari and loosely based on Santos Solomon's biography, especially as a teenager and young adult. Also included are episode descriptions and notes about the show.
Biographical / Historical:
Julia Santos Solomon (1956- ) is an educator, painter, sculptor, digital artist, and textile and fashion designer in the Dominican Republic and Woodstock, New York. Julia Santos Solomon taught fashion and design illustration at Altos de Chavon School of Design in the Dominican Republic and at Parsons School of Design in New York.
Provenance:
Donated 2015 and 2016 by Julia Santos Solomon.
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.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Art teachers -- New York (State)  Search this
Fashion designers -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Fashion designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Painters -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Woodstock  Search this
Textile designers -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Textile designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Golf courses  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.santjuli
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90af5380d-186a-44a1-be5a-a9676468fbef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-santjuli

Oral history interview with William Morris

Interviewee:
Morris, William, 1957-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
California State University, Chico -- Students  Search this
Central Washington University -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Pilchuck Glass Center (Stanwood, Wash.)  Search this
San Carlos Borromeo Basilica (Carmel, Calif.)  Search this
Benaroya, Jack, 1921-2012  Search this
Benaroya, Rebecca  Search this
Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987  Search this
Carpenter, James, 1949-  Search this
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Demarco, Ricky  Search this
Graves, Nancy Stevenson, 1940-1995  Search this
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1916-  Search this
Hydman-Vallien, Ulrica, 1938-2018  Search this
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961  Search this
Karan, Donna, 1948-  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Joey  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav, 1921-2002  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016  Search this
Lipski, Donald, 1947-  Search this
Mace, Flora, 1949-  Search this
Marioni, Dante, 1964-  Search this
Moore, Benjamin P.  Search this
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1938-2011  Search this
Pfaff, Judy, 1946-  Search this
Saxe, Dorothy  Search this
Saxe, George  Search this
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Seguso, Livio, 1930-  Search this
Signoretto, Pino, 1944-  Search this
Smith, Kiki, 1954-  Search this
Stroemple, George R.  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Vallien, Bertil, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 wav files (5 hr., 5min.), digital)
105 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
British Isles -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 July 13-14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Morris conducted 2009 July 13-14, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Morris' home, in Stanwood, Washington.
William Morris speaks of his decision to stop working in glass in 2005; his deep connection to the natural world; working now with stone; the longstanding theme of man and nature in his work; his influence on the studio glass movement; use of installations; relationship to the greater art world; Cache [1993]; the importance of working in a team, particularly with Jon Ormbrek; studio practice and philosophy of working in the studio; series Man Adorned and first use of the human form; how his work evolves artistically; the influence of his travels on his work and his particular affinity for Mesoamerican culture; the process of choosing his subjects; growing up in Carmel, California, and frequenting the museum at the Carmel Mission Basilica; his early fascination with Native American artifacts and history in the museum; childhood spent hiking in the hills around Carmel and youth spent camping and rock-climbing; art instruction during childhood; ceramics work in high school; introduction to ideas of Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell by his high school teacher, Lloyd Baskerville; undergraduate work at California State University, Chico, working with Vernon Patrick; first experience with glass in high school, through the Fort Ord military base crafts department; brief studies at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington; arriving at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington, in 1977 as a shop assistant/maintenance person; his first encounter with Dale Chihuly; 10 years as Chihuly's main assistant and de facto apprenticeship; his greater overall technical education at Pilchuck; the development of his own team as he continued to work with Chihuly; working with Chihuly and Italo Scanga; the synergy of working in a group and artistic cross-pollination at Pilchuck; the influence and mentorship of Judy Pfaff; working with Italian glass masters at Pilchuck; the influence of Pino Signoretto; his trip with Chihuly to the British Isles, which inspired his series Stone Vessels and series Standing Stones in the mid-1980s; his practice of working in series; series Petroglyph Vessels, and the beginning of narrative in his work; the importance of naiveté, experimentation, and a "confidence in innocence"; series Artifacts; the influence of Donald Lipski on Morris' installations; series Burial Urns and series Burial Rafts; series Canopic Jars; commissions for George Stroemple; the genesis of the series Rhyton; the transcendental/mythic qualities in his work; series Crow and Raven; more discussion of series Man Adorned; series Rattles; collaboration with fashion designer Donna Karan; the importance of glass as a material, and the importance of "play"; the value of an apprentice-type program; his work in bronze and with Nancy Graves; series Cinerary Urns and coming to terms with the deaths of close friends; series Mazorca; series Idolo and Idolito; series Native Species (2006); series Fish Traps; more discussion of his decision to leave glassworking; documentary film Creative Nature, 2008; "Myth, Object, and the Animal" exhibition; the adventurous spirit of the American studio glass movement, particularly in the early years; his preference for short workshops rather than longer teaching sessions; the aesthetic continuity of his work throughout his career; his appreciation of the community of collectors of glass art. He also recalls Ken Wiese, Robert and Terrie Kvenild, Bertil and Ulrica Vallien, Gary Galbraith, Stan Price, Dennis Oppenheim, Kiki Smith, Dante Marioni, Livio Seguso, Marvin Lipofsky, Benjamin Moore, Jamie Carpenter, Checco Ongaro, Lino Tagliapietra, Ricky DeMarco, Flora Mace, Joey Kirkpatrick, Trumaine Mason, Karen Willenbrink, Ross Richmond, Randy Walker, John Hauberg, Stanislav Libenský, Graham Graham, Charlie Cowles, George and Dorothy Saxe, and Jack and Rebecca Benaroya.
Biographical / Historical:
William Morris (1957- ) is a glass artist in Stanwood, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 5 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.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Glass artists -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.morris09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a2dba5aa-31b2-4202-84d2-bae39f6d7c97
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morris09
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