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Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Landscape designer:
London, Ruth  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet and a photocopy of an American Association of Museums directory entry about the museum.
General:
Since 1932 the Garden Club of Houston has been involved with the development and maintenance of the gardens at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In that year the original landscape plan drawn by Ruth London was given to the museum and executed, and the club's commitment to the gardens has remained to this day. The plantings are changed seasonally.
Persons associated with the property include Ruth London (landscape designer).
Related Materials:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston related holdings consist of 1 folder (8 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX015
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13501

Houston -- Rienzi

Landscape architect:
Gunn, Ralph Ellis  Search this
Jon Emerson & Associates  Search this
Thompson & Hanson  Search this
Landscape designer:
Bulkley, W. E.  Search this
Architect:
Staub, John F.  Search this
Neuhaus, Hugo  Search this
Former owner:
Masterson, Harris, III  Search this
Masterson, Harris, Mrs., III  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Houston  Search this
Contractor:
Thompson & Hanson  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Rienzi (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, a garden plan, and a photocopy of an article about the garden.
General:
Established in 1954, this 4.5 acre garden site and home are now owned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Garden restoration work is being undertaken by the Garden Club of Houston. The house and gardens are situated between two verdant native bayou ravines. The garden's design reflects the classical, Palladian style of the house. Formal, symmetrical gardens tangent to the residence dissolve into more rustic "rooms" with descriptive names such as the Waterfall, Folly, and Peacock gardens. Although there are many formal garden areas, native trees and other plants have also been retained, and the landscaping was intended to supplement the natural setting. The gardens are organized in colorful bands of azaleas, camellias, crynums and other bulbs, gardenias, native pines, magnolias (including two landmark ones), and sycamores. Water features, including a swimming pool as well as other pools, form another significant aspect of the garden's design.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Ralph Ellis Gunn (landscape designer); W. E. Bulkley (landscape designer); John F. Staub (architect); Hugo Neuhaus (architect); the Garden Club of Houston (advisors, 1998 to date); Jon Emerson & Associates (landscape architects, 1998 to date); and Thompson & Hanson (landscape architects and contractors, 1998 to date).
Related Materials:
Rienzi related holdings consist of 2 folders (27 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX044
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13505

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: museum and azaleas.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Colonnades  Search this
Columns  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13927

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: museum gardens and sculpture.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Pansies  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Columns  Search this
Sidewalks  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015002
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13928

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: museum gardens: tulips and azaleas.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13929

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: museum gardens: tulips and azaleas.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015004
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13930

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: sculpture in the museum gardens.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Pansies  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015005
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13931

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: museum gardens: tulips and azaleas.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13932

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: museum gardens: tulips and azaleas.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Tulips  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Streets  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015007
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13933

[The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston]: inscription commemorating the Garden Club of Houston's role in designing and maintaining the museum's gardens.

Photographer:
Stuart, Robin Peake  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1993 Mar.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Museum grounds  Search this
Museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Azaleas  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Garden clubs  Search this
Benches, stone  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX015008
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX015: Houston -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13934

[Rienzi]: entrance gate with obelisk gate posts.

Photographer:
Clemons, R. E.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Rienzi (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston
Date:
1985.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Gates  Search this
Entrances  Search this
Trees  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Obelisks  Search this
Fences -- wrought iron  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX044001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX044: Houston -- Rienzi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13974

Hide/Seek: Works by Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg - National Portrait Gallery

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-04-07T23:28:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
See more by:
NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_YABR74utGps

The #ObamaPortraitsTour

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-01-23T14:00:09.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
See more by:
NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_xlmkSiUDooA

Oral history interview with Ruth Pershing Uhler, 1965 May 11

Interviewee:
Uhler, Ruth Pershing, 1898-1969  Search this
Uhler, Ruth Pershing, 1898-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Index of American Design  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas  Search this
Arts administrators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13087
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213736
AAA_collcode_uhler65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213736

Oral history interview with Robert O. Preusser, 1991 January-October

Interviewee:
Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992  Search this
Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Davidson, Ola McNeill  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
Art Center School (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Boris Mirski Gallery (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Center for Advanced Visual Studies  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Joan Peterson Gallery  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. School  Search this
Newcomb College. School of Art  Search this
University of Houston  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Camouflage (Military science)  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13337
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215616
AAA_collcode_preuss91
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215616
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Denise Scott Brown, 1990 October 25-1991 November 9

Interviewee:
Scott Brown, Denise, 1931-  Search this
Scott Brown, Denise, 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Reed, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Kahn, Louis I.  Search this
Korn, Arthur  Search this
Scott Brown, Robert  Search this
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Architectural Association (Great Britain)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
National Gallery (Great Britain)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania  Search this
Venturi Scott Brown and Associates  Search this
Venturi, Rauch, and Scott Brown  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Architecture, Postmodern -- United States  Search this
City planning  Search this
Women architects  Search this
Architects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13059
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215692
AAA_collcode_scottb90
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215692
Online Media:

Agnes Martin printed materials, 1973-1983

Creator:
Martin, Agnes Bernice, 1912-2004  Search this
Martin, Agnes Bernice, 1912-2004  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10543
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214015
AAA_collcode_martagne
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214015

Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978

Creator:
Catherine Viviano Gallery.  Search this
Catherine Viviano Gallery.  Search this
Subject:
Wakabayashi, Kazuo  Search this
Viviano, Catherine  Search this
Van Veen, Stuyvesant  Search this
Shapiro, Meyer  Search this
Seeger, Stanley J.  Search this
Sage, Kay  Search this
Valentin, Curt  Search this
Tanning, Dorothea  Search this
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)  Search this
Price, Vincent  Search this
Pulitzer, Joseph  Search this
Perlin, Bernard  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich)  Search this
Rosenthal, Bernard M.  Search this
Rathbone, Perry Townsend  Search this
Ribicoff, Belle Krasne  Search this
Morlotti, Ennio  Search this
Moyens, H. Marc  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso  Search this
Myers, John Bernard  Search this
McCray, Porter A.  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Meltzer, Doris  Search this
Miller, Stephen Robeson  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Minguzzi, Luciano  Search this
Hirschhorn, Joseph  Search this
Lerner, Abe  Search this
Mabe, Manabu  Search this
Ludgin, Earle  Search this
Manrique, César  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Glasco, Joseph  Search this
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
Guerrero, José  Search this
Göpel, Barbara  Search this
Göpel, Erhard  Search this
Eisendrath, William N.  Search this
Ernst, Dallas  Search this
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane)  Search this
Fleischman, Barbara  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur)  Search this
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Callery, Mary  Search this
Bishop, Elizabeth  Search this
Broderson, Robert M  Search this
Dorazio, Virginia Dortch  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean  Search this
Dorazio, Piero  Search this
Cox, Jan  Search this
Afro  Search this
Birolli, Renato  Search this
Barker, Walter  Search this
Bareiss, Walter  Search this
Baker, Richard Brown  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Dudensing, F. Valentine  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Wadsworth Atheneum  Search this
Yale University. Art & Architecture Library  Search this
World House Galleries  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
University of Virginia  Search this
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  Search this
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum  Search this
Mary Washington College  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
City Art Museum of St. Louis  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Des Moines Art Center  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Art Club of Chicago  Search this
Carnegie Institute  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Notes
Topic:
Women art dealers  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Painting  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Women  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11096
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)243136
AAA_collcode_cathvivi
Theme:
Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Women
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Agnes Martin printed materials

Creator:
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1983
Scope and Contents:
A resume; copies of notes, including lecture notes entitled, "On the Perfection Underlying Life"; a copy of an exhibition catalog, 1977; and 4 exhibition announcements.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Taos, New Mexico. Died 2004.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Donated 1984 by the Pace Gallery and subsequently transferred to the NMAA/PG Library after microfilming.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.martagne
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Catherine Viviano Gallery records

Creator:
Catherine Viviano Gallery  Search this
Names:
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Art Club of Chicago  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Barnes Foundation  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Carnegie Institute  Search this
City Art Museum of St. Louis  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Des Moines Art Center  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum  Search this
Mary Washington College  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  Search this
University of Virginia  Search this
Wadsworth Atheneum  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
World House Galleries  Search this
Yale University. Art & Architecture Library  Search this
Afro, 1912-1976  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Baker, Richard Brown  Search this
Bareiss, Walter  Search this
Barker, Walter  Search this
Birolli, Renato, 1905?-1959  Search this
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979  Search this
Broderson, Robert M, 1920-  Search this
Callery, Mary, 1903-1977  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Cox, Jan, 1919-1980  Search this
Dorazio, Piero, 1927-  Search this
Dorazio, Virginia Dortch  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-  Search this
Dudensing, F. Valentine, 1892-1967  Search this
Eisendrath, William N., 1903-  Search this
Ernst, Dallas  Search this
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006  Search this
Fleischman, Barbara  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
Genauer, Emily, 1910-2002  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Glasco, Joseph, 1925-  Search this
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Guerrero, José, 1914-  Search this
Göpel, Barbara  Search this
Göpel, Erhard  Search this
Hirschhorn, Joseph  Search this
Lerner, Abe, 1908-  Search this
Ludgin, Earle, 1898-1981  Search this
Mabe, Manabu  Search this
Manrique, César, 1920-  Search this
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000  Search this
Meltzer, Doris, 1908-1977  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Miller, Stephen Robeson  Search this
Minguzzi, Luciano, 1911-  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893-  Search this
Morlotti, Ennio, 1910-1992  Search this
Moyens, H. Marc  Search this
Myers, John Bernard  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso, 1916-1990  Search this
Perlin, Bernard, 1918-  Search this
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993  Search this
Pulitzer, Joseph, 1913-1993  Search this
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000  Search this
Ribicoff, Belle Krasne, 1924-  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Rosenthal, Bernard M.  Search this
Sage, Kay  Search this
Seeger, Stanley J.  Search this
Shapiro, Meyer  Search this
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)  Search this
Tanning, Dorothea, 1910-2012  Search this
Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954  Search this
Van Veen, Stuyvesant  Search this
Viviano, Catherine, 1899-1992  Search this
Wakabayashi, Kazuo  Search this
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983  Search this
Extent:
11.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Notes
Date:
1930-1990
bulk 1949-1978
Summary:
The records of the Catherine Viviano Gallery measure 11.6 linear feet and date from 1930-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1949-1978. Established in New York City in 1949, the gallery specialized in contemporary painting and sculpture primarily by American and European artists. The collection consists of artists' files; correspondence with artists, collectors, dealers, museum directors, curators, and publishers; business records; printed material; and photographs of artwork and artists. Also included are records relating to Catherine Viviano's activities as a private dealer and consultant after she closed the gallery in 1970.
Scope and Contents note:
The records of the Catherine Viviano Gallery measure 11.6 linear feet and date from 1930-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1949-1978. Established in New York City in 1949, the gallery specialized in contemporary painting and sculpture primarily by American and European artists. The collection consists of artists' files; correspondence with artists, collectors, dealers, museum directors, curators, and publishers; business records; printed material; and photographs of artwork and artists. Also included are records relating to Catherine Viviano's activities as a private dealer and consultant after she closed the gallery in 1970.

Artists' files include biographical material; artists' statements; correspondence; sales and expense reports; lists and notes; guest lists; writings by others; receipts, invoices, and statements; printed material, including press releases, exhibition announcements, brochures, catalogues, clippings; and photographs of artwork and artists. Included are extensive files on Afro Basaldella, Renato Birolli, Robert Broderson, Anselmo Franesconi, Joseph Glasco, Manabu Mabe, César Manrique, Luciano Minguzzi, Ennio Morlotti, Bernard Perlin, Daniel Rice, and Bernard Rosenthal. There are also files on Jan Cox, Kay Sage, and Kazuo Wakabayashi.

Correspondence comprises the largest series in the collection and consists of general correspondence; correspondence with museums, galleries, and art-related institutions in the United States; and correspondence with museums, galleries, and art-related institutions abroad. Letters focus on routine business matters, e.g., appraisals and sales, acquisitions, and organizing exhibitions at the Catherine Viviano Gallery and other venues.

General correspondence includes letters between Catherine Viviano and artists and their family members. Among the correspondents are: Mary Callery, Bernard Chaet, Piero and Virginia Dorazio, Jean Dubuffet, Dallas Ernst, Karl Fortress, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Sage Goodwin, Morris Graves, José Guerrero, Earle Ludgin, Joan Miro, Alfonso Ossorio, Dorothea Tanning, Stuyvesant Van Veen, Adja Yunkers and his wife, Dore Ashton, among others. Also found is Viviano's correspondence with clients, many of whom were prominent collectors, e.g., Richard Brown Baker, Carl and Joan Fisher, Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman, Joseph Hirschhorn, Marc Moyens, Vincent Price, Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Nelson Rockefeller, Stanley Seeger, and Frederick and Dorothy Zimmerman. Of interest, are letters from Elizabeth Bishop inquiring about the purchase of a work of art from the gallery. Included are letters from art historians, museum directors, curators, representatives at other art-related institutions, and publishers including Walter Bareiss, Walter Barker, Dominque De Menil, Valentine Dudensing, William Eisendrath, S. Lane Faison, Emily Genauer, Bertram Goodhue, Erhard and Barbara Göpel, James Laughlin, Porter McCray, Abram Lerner, Doris Meltzer, Stephen Robson Miller, John Bernard Myers, Perry Rathbone, Belle Krasne Ribicoff, Meyer Shapiro, George Stout, and Curt Valentin.

Correspondence with museums, galleries, and art-related institutions in the United States contains letters between Viviano and museum directors, curators, dealers, artists, and collectors pertaining to loans, shipping and delivery of artwork, appraisals and sales, and acquisitions. Files include substantive correspondence with the American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Federation of the Arts, Art Institute of Chicago, Arts Club of Chicago, the Barnes Foundation, Bristol Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Bundy Art Gallery, Carnegie Institute, City Art Museum of St. Louis, Cleveland Museum of Art, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Denver Art Museum, Des Moines Art Center, Detroit Institute of Arts, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, Museum of Modern Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, University of Nebraska Art Galleries, University of Virginia, Mary Washington College, Wadsworth Atheneum, Walker Art Center, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Atkins Museum of the Fine Arts, World House Gallery, and Yale University Art Library.

Correspondence with museums, galleries, and art-related institutions abroad primarily concerns the lending of artwork for exhibitions, acquisition and sales; also included are letters requesting biographical information on artists. Letters between Catherine Viviano and representatives of Max Beckmann Gesellschaft Archiv and Galerie Gunther Franke contain provenance-related information on Beckmann's work.

Business records document the routine business operations of the gallery. Printed material includes an incomplete run of Catherine Viviano Gallery exhibition catalogues; invitations and announcements from other galleries and institutions; and miscellaneous printed material.

Photographs include three images of miscellaneous artwork used for art reference.
Arrangement note:
Records are generally arranged by material type and in chronological order thereafter. Artists' files and correspondence files are arranged in alphabetical order and materials within the folders are arranged chronologically

The collection is arranged as 5 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Artists' Files, 1945-1986 (Boxes 1-3; 3.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1939-1985 (Boxes 3-6; 5.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Business Records, 1949-1972 (Boxes 10-11; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1930-1990 (Boxes 11-13; 1.6 linear feet)

Series 5: Photographs (1948-1954), undated (Box 14; 1 folder)
Biographical/Historical note:
Catherine Viviano (1889-1992) opened her gallery in 1949 on 42 East 57th Street in New York City. Specializing in contemporary American paintings and sculpture, the gallery featured younger American and European artists, e.g., Robert Broderson, Carlyle Brown, Jan Cox, Joseph Glasco, Peter Lanyon, Manabu Mabe, César Manrique, Bernard Perlin, Joseph Rollo, Bernard Rosenthal, and Kay Sage, among others. The gallery was also notable for introducing the work of Italian artists, who had been cut off from the American art scene during World War II, including Afro Basaldella and his brother Mirko Basaldella, Renato Birolli, Leonardo Cremonini, and Luciano Minguzzi.

Born in Italy in 1899 and raised in Chicago, Catherine Viviano came to New York in the early 1930's to work at the Pierre Matisse Gallery, where she remained for sixteen years before founding the Catherine Viviano Gallery.

In 1970, Catherine Viviano closed the gallery, though she continued to work from her home as an art dealer and consultant. She died of a stroke at the age of ninety-two in 1992.
Related Archival Materials note:
Among the other resources relating to Catherine Viviano Gallery in the Archives of American Art are the Kay Sage papers, 1925-circa 1985, bulk 1950-1965.
Provenance:
The Catherine Viviano Gallery records were donated in 2003 on behalf of Margaret Viviano, Catherine Viviano's sister, by her grandnephew, Peter C. Salerno, who had Power of Attorney for Margaret Viviano.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Women art dealers  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Painting  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Notes
Citation:
Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cathvivi
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Archival Repository:
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