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Jacob, Mary Jane

Collection Creator:
Jamison Thomas Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-1990
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is available in the Archives' Washington, D.C. research facility. 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:
Jamison Thomas Gallery records, 1940-1996, bulk 1980-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jamison Thomas Gallery Records
Jamison Thomas Gallery Records / Series 2: Client and Collector Files / 2.2: Individuals
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97a5d118b-0de2-4934-88d6-edca6a90c6fc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jamithog-ref230

Oral history interview with Moira Roth, 2011 April 22-24

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira, 1933-2021  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Subject:
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of Vienna  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)300234
AAA_collcode_roth11
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_300234

Oral history interview with Moira Roth

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science -- Students  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
University of Vienna -- Students  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-2015  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Sound recording, master: 5 memory cards (6 hr., 9 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in)
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and Travel
Europe -- description and travel
Date:
2011 April 22-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Moira Roth conducted 2011 April 22- 24, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History Project, at Roth's home, in Berkeley, California.
Roth discusses her childhood and family background; her "unconventional" mother attending the London School of Economics; her "romantic childhood" growing up in Cornwall, England; her family's move to Letchworth for her to attend St. Christopher, a Montessori school; taking in evacuees from London during the Battle of Britain in 1940; childhood colored with European culture, Jewish culture, and music; at 17 moving from England to Washington, D.C., to live with her Irish father who was working for the International Monetary Fund; her early "passion for travelling"; moving to New York City in 1952; meeting John Cage; her autobiographical writings; travels in Europe; studies at the University of Vienna and the London School of Economics; deciding to be a psychiatric social worker; majoring in sociology with a minor in art history; attending graduate school in art history; her interest in Duchamp; doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley; interviewing artists; her marriage to Bill Roth; teaching; early publications; performances at the Woman's Building in the late 1970s; editing the book "The Amazing Decade: Women & Performance Art in America, 1970-1980" (1983); traveling with Faith Ringgold; friendships with Linda Nochlin, May Stevens, Lucy Lippard and others; experimental theater; her interest in Noh theater; the Women's Caucus for Art at CAA; The Poor Farm contemporary art space; living in the Bay Area; "rethinking feminism in terms of Asian-American Women"; globalism; the fictional character she created, Rachel Marker; and other topics. She recalls Joyce Kozloff, Miriam Schapiro, Judy Chicago, Judy Baca, Claudia Bernardi, Eleanor Antin, Margo Machida, Mary Jane Jacob, Annika Marie, Whitney Chadwick, Suzanne Lacy, Allan Kaprow, Peter Selz, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Moira Roth (1933- ) is an art historian and writer in Berkeley, California.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art historians -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.roth11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99573b541-22b4-4db2-bf92-479464510b5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-roth11
Online Media:

Dewey for artists Mary Jane Jacob

Author:
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2018
Topic:
Art--Philosophy  Search this
PHILOSOPHY--History & Surveys--Modern  Search this
Kunst  Search this
Philosophie  Search this
20.06 philosophy of art  Search this
Call number:
B945.D44 J336 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145260

Margeaux Klein : the only witness / text by Mary Jane Jacob ; photography by James Prinz

Title:
Only witness
Author:
Klein, Margeaux  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Northern Illinois University Art Museum  Search this
Northern Illinois University Art Gallery in Chicago  Search this
Subject:
Klein, Margeaux  Search this
Physical description:
27 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
[1992]
Call number:
N6537.K548 A4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816934

Buddha mind in contemporary art / edited by Jacquelynn Baas and Mary Jane Jacob

Author:
Baas, Jacquelynn 1948-  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Physical description:
280 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
20th century
Topic:
Arts, American--Buddhist influences  Search this
Arts, American  Search this
Spirituality in art  Search this
Call number:
NX504 .B84 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_769195

Alfredo Jaar : the fire this time : public interventions 1979-2005 / [texts by Mary Jane Jacob, Nancy Princenthal]

Title:
Fire this time : public interventions 1979-2005
Author:
Jaar, Alfredo  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Princenthal, Nancy  Search this
Subject:
Jaar, Alfredo Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
150 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2005
Topic:
Public art  Search this
Call number:
N6669.J33 A4 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774284

Howard Ben Tré / Arthur C. Danto, Mary Jane Jacob, Patterson Sims

Author:
Danto, Arthur C. 1924-2013  Search this
Ben Tré, Howard 1949-  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Sims, Patterson  Search this
Palm Springs Desert Museum  Search this
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Ben Tré, Howard 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
163 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
N40.1.B448 D36 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_610060

Abakanowicz : wild flowers / [essay by Mary Jane Jacob]

Title:
Wild flowers
Author:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Physical description:
27 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
NC312.P63 A23 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_625034

Alberto Burri : Annottarsi : (up to nite)

Title:
Annottarsi : (up to nite)
Annottarsi 2
Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Murray and Isabella Rayburn Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995 Annotarsi 2  Search this
Physical description:
[66] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
N6923.B92 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_635948

Magdalena Abakanowicz : October 5 thorugh December 1990 / essay by Mary Jane Jacob ; foreword by Barbara Rose

Author:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Richard Gray Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
Call number:
NB955.P63 A232 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643126

Gordon Matta-Clark : splitting / [text, Mary Jane Jacobs]

Title:
Splitting
Author:
Matta-Clark, Gordon 1943-1978  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Holly Solomon Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Matta-Clark, Gordon 1943-1978  Search this
Physical description:
19 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 16 x 16 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1990
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
N6537.M3947 A4 1990a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643299

Dieter Roth / [edited by Terry Ann R. Neff]

Author:
Roth, Dieter 1930-1998  Search this
Neff, Terry Ann R  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Goldstein, Ann  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Roth, Dieter 1930-1998  Search this
Wool, Ira G Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N7153.R67 A4 1984
N40.1.R823 M9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646226

Nancy Gordon : [exhibition] April 18-May 14, The Detroit Institute of Arts

Author:
Gordon, Nancy  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Subject:
Gordon, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1978
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .G65 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657879

Carrie Mae Weems : conversation transatlantique ou le mémento de la résistance = Carrie Mae Weems : transatlantic conversation or testament to the endurance / Mary Jane Jacobs

Title:
Carrie Mae Weems : transatlantic conversation or testament to the endurance
Author:
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Weems, Carrie Mae 1953-  Search this
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
Call number:
N5090.D13 D35 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_663104

Ashé in the art of Ana Mendieta

Author:
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Mendieta, Ana 1948-1985  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Cuba
Date:
1996
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Santeria in art  Search this
Call number:
N72.R4 S26 1996X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673369

Shigeko Kubota video sculpture / edited by Mary Jane Jacob ; [curated by JoAnn Hanley]

Author:
Kubota, Shigeko 1937-  Search this
Hanley, JoAnn  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
American Museum of the Moving Image  Search this
Subject:
Kubota, Shigeko 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Japan
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.K94727 J3 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506109

Tangents : art in fiber / foreword by Jann Rosen-Queralt ; introduction by Mary Jane Jacob

Title:
Art in fiber
Author:
Rosen-Queralt, Jann  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Maryland Institute, College of Art  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
[1987]
20th century
Topic:
Fiberwork--History  Search this
Call number:
N6512.5.F48 T365 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_521059

Conversations at the Castle : changing audiences and contemporary art / edited by Mary Jane Jacob with Michael Brenson

Author:
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Brenson, Michael  Search this
Arts Festival of Atlanta (1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)  Search this
Subject:
Arts Festival of Atlanta (1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)  Search this
Physical description:
172 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Georgia
Atlanta
Date:
1998
C1998
20th century
Topic:
Arts audiences--Psychology  Search this
Arts, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_550551

Christian Boltanski : lessons of darkness / [curated by Lynn Gumpert and Mary Jane Jacob and coorganized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.]

Title:
Lessons of darkness
Author:
Boltanski, Christian 1944-  Search this
Gumpert, Lynn  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Boltanski, Christian 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
N40.1.B6963 G9 1988
N40.1.B6963G9 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405837

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