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Drehpunkt 1930 / hrsg. von Hans Wichmann

Title:
Turning point 1930
Tournant de 1930
Author:
Munich (Germany) BMW-Museum  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1979
20th century
Topic:
Civilization, Modern  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
Call number:
NX.430.G42.D74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640670

Engeki Hakubutsukan gojūnen : Shōwa no engeki to tomoni / [henshū Waseda Daigaku Tsubouchi Hakushi Kinen Engeki Hakubutsukan]

Title:
演劇博物館五十年 : 昭和の演劇とともに / [編集早稲田大学坪内博士記念演劇博物館]
Engeki Hakubutsukan 50-nen
演劇博物館 50年
Author:
Waseda Daigaku Engeki Hakubutsukan  Search this
JAC Project  Search this
Subject:
Waseda Daigaku Engeki Hakubutsukan History  Search this
Waseda Daigaku Engeki Hakubutsukan  Search this
Physical description:
367 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Archives
Place:
Japan
Date:
1978
Shōwa 53 [1978]
Topic:
Performing arts--History  Search this
Call number:
PN2921 .E54 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_846761

Moguls / Maichael Pye

Author:
Pye, Michael 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 294 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1980
C1980
Topic:
Theatrical producers and directors  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
Call number:
PN1583 .P9X
PN1583.P9X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_126026

Advertising woodcuts from the nineteenth-century stage : 268 copyright-free illustrations for artists and designers / selected and edited by Stanley Appelbaum

Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 152 p. : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1977
19th century
Topic:
Performing arts--History--Sources  Search this
Theatrical posters, American  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Call number:
PN2245.S3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_97902

Bearden, Romare

Collection Creator:
Cinque Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986-2007
Collection 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.
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:
Cinque Gallery records, 1959-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Cinque Gallery records
Cinque Gallery records / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cinqgall2-ref572
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Woman's Building records

Creator:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Feminist Studio Workshop  Search this
Women's Graphic Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
De Bretteville, Sheila Levrant  Search this
Raven, Arlene  Search this
Extent:
33.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Artists' books
Date:
1970-1992
Summary:
The records of the Woman's Building feminist arts organization in Los Angeles measure 33.5 linear feet and date from 1970-1992. Originally founded by artist Judy Chicago, graphic designer Sheila Levant de Bretteville, and art historian Arlene Raven in 1973, the Woman's Building served as an education center and public gallery space for women artists in southern California. The records document both the educational and exhibition activities and consist of administrative records, financial and legal records, publications, curriculum files, exhibition files, grant funding records and artist's works of arts and prints. A significant portion of the collection documents the Women's Graphic Center, a typesetting, design, and printing service operated by The Woman's Building.
Scope and Content Note:
The records of the Woman's Building measure 33.5 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1992. The organization played a key role as an alternative space for women artists energized by the feminist movement in the 1970s. The records document the ways in which feminist theory shaped the Building's founding core mission and goals. During its eighteen year history, the Building served as an education center and a public gallery space for women artists in Los Angeles and southern California; the records reflect both functions of the Building's activities.

The Administrative Files series documents the daily operations of the Building, with particular emphasis on management policies, budget planning, history, cooperative relationships with outside art organizations and galleries, special building-wide programs, and relocation planning. Included in this series are the complete minutes from most Building committees from 1974 through closing, including the Board of Directors and the Advisory Council. The General Publicity and Outreach series is particularly complete, containing publicity notices from most events, exhibits, and programs held at the Woman's Building, including brochures, announcements, programs, invitations, press releases, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles.

The Woman's Building's educational programs centered on courses offered by the Feminist Studio Workshop and the Extension Program. While the Workshop provided a two-year program for women interested in fully developing their artistic talent, the Extension Program offered a broad range of classes, specifically oriented to working women interested in art and art vocations. The records fully document both programs, focusing on the course development and descriptions, teacher contracts, class evaluations, budget planning, and scholarship programs. Although the Archives does not have the entire slide library, there are files concerning the establishment and administration of the library, as well as a few folders of slides.

The Gallery Programs series houses the records of the visual, performing, literary and video arts events held at the Woman's Building. Administrative files detail the daily operation of the gallery spaces. The files in the remaining subseries are primarily arranged by event and contain proposals, announcements, publicity, and artist biographies.

The Women's Graphic Center became a profit-making arm of the Woman's Building in 1981 but the typesetting and design equipment had been used by staff and students since 1975. The records in this series focus on the work produced at the Center, including general projects and artist designs and art prints. Many of the design and printing examples were produced for Woman's Building events and programs.

The Artist's Works of Art series includes artist books, resumes, correspondence, postcards, and samples of art in the form of sketches, drawings, and prints. There is also material related to Woman's Building projects. Especially noteworthy is the "What is Feminist Art?" project where artists gave their responses in various formats and mediums from text to pieces of artwork.

The Printed Materials series contains feminist and art publications not produced by or for the Woman's Building.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 7 series.

Series 1: Administrative Files, circa 1970-1991 (Box 1-9, 32; 9 linear feet)

Series 2: Educational Programs, 1971-1991 (Box 10-14; 4.9 linear feet)

Series 3: Gallery Programs, 1973-1991 (Box 14-20, OV 54; 5.7 linear feet)

Series 4: Women's Graphic Center, circa 1976-1989 (Box 20-23, 32, OV 33-50; 5.6 linear feet)

Series 5: Artists' Works of Art, circa 1972-1990 (Box 24-25, OV 51-53; 1.7 linear feet)

Series 6: Grants, 1974-1992 (Box 25-30; 5.3 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Material (Not Woman's Building), 1970-1983 (Box 30-31; 1.3 linear feet)
Historical Note:
In 1973, artist Judy Chicago, graphic designer Sheila Levant de Bretteville, and art historian Arlene Raven founded the Feminist Studio Workshop (FSW), one of the first independent schools for women artists. The founders established the workshop as a non-profit alternative education center committed to developing art based on women's experiences. The FSW focused not only on the development of art skills, but also on the development of women's experiences and the incorporation of those experiences into their artwork. Central to this vision was the idea that art should not be separated from other activities related to the developing women's movement. In November of 1973 the founders rented workshop space in a vacated building in downtown Los Angeles and called it The Woman's Building, taking the name from the structure created for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The FSW shared space with other organizations and enterprises including several performance groups, Womanspace Gallery, Sisterhood Bookstore, the National Organization of Women, and the Women's Liberation Union.

When the building they were renting was sold in 1975, the FSW and a few other tenants moved to a three-story brick structure, originally designed to be the administrative offices of the Standard Oil Company in the 1920s. In the 1940s, it had been converted into a warehouse and consisted of three floors of open space, conducive to publically available extension classes and exhibitions offered by the Woman's Building staff and students. By 1977, the majority of the outside tenants had left the Woman's Building, primarily because they were unable to sustain business in the new location. The new building was more expensive to maintain and the FSW staff decided to hire an administrator and to create a board structure to assume the financial, legal, and administrative responsibility for the Building. The funds to operate came from FSW tuition, memberships, fund-raising events, and grant monies.

In 1981, the Feminist Studio Workshop closed, as the demand for alternative education diminished. The education programs of the Building were restructured to better accommodate the needs of working women. The Woman's Building also began to generate its own artistic programming with outside artists, including visual arts exhibits, performance art, readings, and video productions. That same year, the Woman's Building founded the Women's Graphic Center Typesetting and Design, a profit-making enterprises designed to strengthen its financial base. Income generated from the phototypesetting, design, production, and printing services was used to support the educational and art making activities of the Building.

When the graphics business closed in 1988, the Woman's Building suffered a financial crisis from which it never fully recovered. The Building closed its gallery and performance space in 1991.
Related Material:
Among the other resources relating to the Woman's Building in the Archives of American Art is an oral history with Suzanne Lacy on March 16, 1990, March 24, 1990, and September 24, 1990. While not credited as a founding member, Lacy was among the first group of staff of the Woman's Building which she discusses in her interview.

The Getty Research Institute also holds a large collection on the Woman's Building which includes a wide range of material relating to its exhibitions, activities, and projects.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art donated 5 boxes of video tape from the collection to the Long Beach Museum of Art, Video Annex in 1994. According to documentation, this was the desire of Sandra Golvin and the Board of Directors of the Woman's Building.
Provenance:
The Woman's Building records were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1991 by Sandra Golvin, President of the Board of Directors. An small addition of a set of "Cross Pollination" posters was donated in 2019 by by ONE Archives at University of Southern California Libraries via Loni Shibuyama, Archives Librarian.
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Function:
Nonprofit organizations -- California
Arts organizations -- California
Genre/Form:
Slides
Artists' books
Citation:
Woman's Building records, 1970-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.womabuil
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Woman's Building records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-womabuil
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Writings about the Workshop

Collection Creator:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 41
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1979-1980
Collection Citation:
Woman's Building records, 1970-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Woman's Building records
Woman's Building records / Series 2: Education Programs / 2.2: Feminist Studio Workshop
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-womabuil-ref580
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On the town : one hundred years of spectacle in Times Square / Marshall Berman

Author:
Berman, Marshall 1940-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxvi, 264 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
In art
In literature
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Times Square (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Arts--History  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
In literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800872

50 years of solo performing art in Nigerian theatre 1966-2016 edited by Greg Mbajiorgu, Amanze Akpuda

Title:
Fifty years of solo performing
Editor:
Mbajiorgu, Greg  Search this
Akpuda, Austine Amanze  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiii, 614 pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2018
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Theater--History  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Performing arts  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Theaters  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107974

Tropical renditions : making musical scenes in Filipino America / Christine Bacareza Balance

Author:
Balance, Christine Bacareza 1976-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Music
Place:
Philippines
Date:
2016
Topic:
Filipino Americans--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Filipino Americans--Ethnic identity  Search this
Filipino Americans in the performing arts  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108985

Sutajio 200 katsudōshi 1979-1991

Title:
[Tokyo] : 西武百貨店, [1991]
Author:
Sutajio 200  Search this
JAC Project  Search this
Physical description:
273 pages illustrations (some color) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1991
Topic:
Performing arts--History  Search this
Theater--History  Search this
Call number:
PN2924 .S88 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_845982

Italy INspires US / catalog edited by the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C

Editor:
Italy Ambasciata (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
321 pages : color illustrations, 26 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Italy
Date:
2014
21st century
Topic:
Arts, Italian--Appreciation  Search this
Arts, Italian--Influence  Search this
Exhibitions--History  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
Cultural diplomacy  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1054531

Barangay to Broadway : Filipino American theater history / Walter Ang

Title:
Filipino American theater history
Author:
Ang, Walter  Search this
Physical description:
194 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2018
Topic:
Filipino American theater  Search this
Filipino Americans in the performing arts  Search this
Asian American theater--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107236

Lincoln Center inside out : an architectural account / a book project by Diller Scofidio + Renfro ; featuring an architectural work by Diller Scofidio + Renfro ; in collaboration with FXFOWLE and Beyer Blinder Belle ; with photographs by Iwan Baan and Matthew Monteith and others

Author:
Diller Scofidio + Renfro  Search this
Diller, Elizabeth  Search this
Scofidio, Ricardo  Search this
Baan, Iwan 1975-  Search this
Monteith, Matthew 1974-  Search this
FXFOWLE Architects  Search this
Beyer Blinder Belle, Architects & Planners  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts History  Search this
Diller Scofidio + Renfro  Search this
Physical description:
311 pages (some folded) : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color plans ; 33 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
History
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2012
2012, ©2012
20th century
Topic:
Centers for the performing arts  Search this
Arts facilities  Search this
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1026877

The Tony Award book : four decades of great American theater / Lee Alan Morrow

Author:
Morrow, Lee Alan  Search this
Physical description:
274 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
©1987
20th century
Topic:
Tony Awards--History  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102844

Dentō geijutsu no seiritsu / henshū Matsushima Eiichi, [Dentō Geijutsu no Kai]

Title:
伝統芸術の成立 / 編集松島栄一, [伝統芸術の会]
Former owner:
Takeuchi, Junʼichi 1941- DSI-F  Search this
Author:
Matsushima, Eiichi 1917-  Search this
Dentō Geijutsu no Kai (Japan)  Search this
Physical description:
223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1971
Shōwa 46 [1971]
Topic:
Performing arts--History  Search this
Call number:
PN3299.J3 D35 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095884

Vienna actionism : art and upheaval in 1960s' Vienna / edited by Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Eva Badura-Triska, Hubert Klocker ; [texts, Eva Badura-Triska, Kerstin Barnick-Braun, Rosemarie Brucher, Thomas Eder, Christian Höller, Gabriele Jutz, Kazuo Kandutsch, Hubert Klocker, Karola Kraus, Brigitte Marschall, Manuel Millautz, Johanna Schwanberg ; translations, Thomas Morrison, Christina Oberstebrink, Michael Turnbull, Mark Willard]

Author:
Badura-Triska, Eva  Search this
Barnick-Braun, Kerstin 1962-  Search this
Brucher, Rosemarie 1980-  Search this
Eder, Thomas 1968-  Search this
Höller, Christian 1966-  Search this
Jutz, Gabriele  Search this
Kandutsch, Kazuo  Search this
Kraus, Karola  Search this
Marschall, Brigitte  Search this
Millautz, Manuel  Search this
Schwanberg, Johanna  Search this
Editor:
Klocker, Hubert  Search this
Museum Moderner Kunst (Austria)  Search this
Translator:
Morrison, Thomas  Search this
Oberstebrink, Christina  Search this
Turnbull, Michael  Search this
Willard, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
416 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Austria
Vienna
Date:
2012
20th century
Topic:
Art, Austrian  Search this
Abstract expressionism--History  Search this
Performance art--History  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1092456

American popular entertainment : papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment / edited by Myron Matlaw ; sponsored jointly by American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association

Author:
Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment (1977 : New York Public Library at Lincoln Center)  Search this
Matlaw, Myron 1924-  Search this
American Society for Theatre Research  Search this
Theatre Library Association  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1979
Topic:
Performing arts--History  Search this
Popular culture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089525

Yeonhui : Korean performing arts / editor Jung Kyung-jo ; writers Jeong Hyeong-ho [and five others]

Title:
Korean performing arts
Author:
Chŏng, Hyŏng-ho  Search this
Issuing body:
Kungnip Kugagwŏn (Korea)  Search this
Physical description:
267 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Korea
Date:
2015
20th century
Topic:
Performing arts--History  Search this
Theater--History  Search this
Kamyŏn'gŭk--History  Search this
Folk festivals--History  Search this
Korean drama--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1086463

The soul of pleasure : sentiment and sensation in nineteenth-century American mass entertainment / David Monod

Author:
Monod, David 1960-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
19th century
Topic:
Performing arts--History  Search this
Popular culture--History  Search this
Amusements--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082823

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