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X pictures by Sue Coe "Concurrent events" by Judith Moore : edited and designed by Françoise Mouly

Title:
Pictures by Sue Coe
Author:
Coe, Sue 1951-  Search this
Author:
Moore, Judith 1940-2006  Search this
Mouly, Françoise  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Subject:
X, Malcolm 1925-1965  Search this
Physical description:
[32] pages color illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Comic books, strips, etc
Caricatures and cartoons
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Comics (Graphic works)
Illustrated paper case bindings (gathered matter components
Political cartoons (humorous images)
Satires
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
1986
Topic:
Political poetry, American  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4 .C63 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781500

TROISIEME EDITION Le Matin ... [Headlines include] MORT DU GENERAL GALLIENI[&] LA BATAILLE DE LA MEUSE

Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4 pages, 1/2 size; Monochrome, 67.5 x 43 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 220
Type:
Archival materials
Newspapers
Place:
France
Date:
1916 May 28
Image:
Newspaper - 4 pages of print

Main Image: Pictures of General Gallieni and "Des automitrailleuses traversent un village dans la region de Verdun."

Other Image(s): Political Cartoon "Deception"
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 1831
General:
Issued by: Le Matin [NEWSPAPER]
Series:
TROISIEME EDITION
Printing Info:
Printing Information: Paris Other Printing Info: LA PUBLICITE Parisienne
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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.
Topic:
Exhibitions, Films, Publications  Search this
Newspapers  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspapers
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / France
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref5634

New York Art Calendar

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 73, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1936
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.3: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref10730
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political cartoon

Associated person:
Donahey, Alvin Victor  Search this
Associated institution:
Democratic National Party  Search this
Maker:
Berryman, Clifford  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
pencil (overall material)
hand-drawn (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 14 3/8 in x 13 1/2 in; 36.51479 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
Cartoon
political cartoon
Object Type:
cartoons
Drawing
editorial cartoons
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Associated place:
United States: Ohio
Date made:
circa 1928
Associated date:
1928
Subject:
Presidential Candidates  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 1928  Search this
ID Number:
PL.322733.039
Catalog number:
322733.039
Accession number:
322733
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-eda2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_496218

Adrift at Sea

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Associated institution:
Democratic National Party  Search this
Democratic National Committee  Search this
Depicted (sitter); referenced:
Shouse, Jouett  Search this
Maker:
Berryman, Clifford  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
hand-drawn (overall connector/connecting technique)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 14 1/4 in; 34.29 cm x 36.195 cm
Object Name:
Cartoon
political cartoon
Object Type:
cartoons
Drawing
editorial cartoons
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
circa 1932
Associated date:
1932
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 1932  Search this
ID Number:
PL.322733.040
Catalog number:
322733.040
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-eda3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_496219

Handkerchief

Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: copperplate printed
Dimensions:
H x W: 75 × 85.5 cm (29 1/2 × 33 11/16 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Handkerchief
Made in:
England
Date:
1813
Credit Line:
Gift of Gertrude Bilhuber
Accession Number:
1969-9-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ccfa346b-428e-49e3-9575-9d5a20a499e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-9-1

The Present State of Great Britain

Print Maker:
J. Phillips, active 1770 - 1780  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 27.4 × 40.5 cm (10 13/16 × 15 15/16 in.)
Paper: 30.7 × 44 cm (12 1/16 × 17 5/16 in.)
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1775
Credit Line:
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Accession Number:
1957-61-35
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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/kq4b3b3be07-f363-4b2c-a502-f56d1346395b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1957-61-35

Castelao (by Jorge Prelorán)

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T20:21:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
See more by:
HSFAFilmClips
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
YouTube Channel:
HSFAFilmClips
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_EjMW1-hdUhI

political cartoon

Associated institution:
Republican National Party  Search this
Maker:
Berryman, Clifford  Search this
Object Name:
Cartoon
political cartoon
Object Type:
Drawing
editorial cartoons
cartoons
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
circa 1912
circa 1923
ID Number:
PL.322733.041
Catalog number:
322733.041
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-eda4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_496220

Senator Borah Takes his Daily Ride Around Washington

Artist:
Clifford Kennedy Berryman, 2 Feb 1869 - 11 Dec 1949  Search this
Sitter:
William Edgar Borah, 29 Jun 1865 - 19 Jan 1940  Search this
Medium:
Black ink and pen over pencil on off-white white poster board
Dimensions:
34.5 x 36.2 cm (13 9/16 x 14 1/4" ), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1920-1940
Topic:
Cartoon  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
William Edgar Borah: Male  Search this
William Edgar Borah: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Edgar Borah: Politics and Government\US Senator\Idaho  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Object number:
DC080393
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Clifford Kennedy Berryman
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f077b608-95d3-4b48-8d22-346a4b588d59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC080393

Columbus

Artist:
Clifford Kennedy Berryman, 2 Feb 1869 - 11 Dec 1949  Search this
Sitter:
Christopher Columbus, 1451? - 1506  Search this
Medium:
Black ink and pen over pencil on off-white white poster board
Dimensions:
34.1 x 36.2 cm (13 7/16 x 14 1/4" ), Estimate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1925-1940
Topic:
Cartoon  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Male  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Science and Technology\Navigator\Ship  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Object number:
DC080394
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Clifford Kennedy Berryman
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45cd4ff4f-e398-472d-8f42-934d2269dd87
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC080394

Tilden or Blood Compromise - Indeed!

Artist:
Thomas Nast, 27 Sep 1840 - 7 Dec 1902  Search this
Publication:
Harper's Weekly, active 1857 - 1916  Search this
Associated Person:
Samuel Jones Tilden, 9 Feb 1814 - 4 Aug 1886  Search this
Medium:
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29.7 × 42.1cm (11 11/16 × 16 9/16")
Image: 24.9 × 34.1cm (9 13/16 × 13 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1877
Topic:
Weapon\Gun  Search this
Weapon\Whip  Search this
Cartoon  Search this
Magazine  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.76.4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42fbe8492-ae72-4a15-b704-8badb453ae4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.76.4

The Chimney is too Small

Artist:
Frederick Victor Gillam, 1867 - 1920  Search this
Lithographer:
Sackett & Wilhelms Lithography Company  Search this
Publisher:
Arkell Publishing Company  Search this
Publication:
Judge Magazine, active 1881 - 1947  Search this
Medium:
Chromolithograph and red halftone screen on paper
Dimensions:
34.2 x 26.5 cm. (13 7/16 x 10 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
December 31, 1898 (date of publication)
Topic:
Architecture\Building\Capitol\US Capitol  Search this
Cartoon  Search this
Magazine  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure\Uncle Sam  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure\Santa Claus  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.77.9
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43a290a0f-2cfe-40b5-8d49-421759848598
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.77.9
Online Media:

Reform is Necessary in the Foreign Line

Artist:
Thomas Nast, 27 Sep 1840 - 7 Dec 1902  Search this
Publication:
Harper's Weekly, active 1857 - 1916  Search this
Medium:
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 28 × 23.3 cm (11 × 9 3/16")
Sheet: 40.7 × 28.5 cm (16 × 11 1/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
April 14, 1877 (date of publication)
Topic:
Architecture\Building\White House  Search this
Cartoon  Search this
Magazine  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure\Uncle Sam  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.79.12
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48e07ffaf-6f41-4c0f-9f5a-125e888d8995
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.79.12

Another Fool's Errand!

Artist:
Thomas Nast, 27 Sep 1840 - 7 Dec 1902  Search this
Publication:
Harper's Weekly, active 1857 - 1916  Search this
Associated Person:
James Baird Weaver, 12 Jun 1833 - 6 Feb 1912  Search this
Medium:
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 27.3 × 23.8 cm (10 3/4 × 9 3/8")
Sheet: 39.9 × 28.7 cm (15 11/16 × 11 5/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
August 28, 1880 (date of publication)
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Animal\Donkey  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Fan  Search this
Equipment\Umbrella  Search this
Magazine  Search this
Cartoon\Political  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.79.8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45f17da71-73e8-4a0e-935f-fdb24eb8e521
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.79.8

Political "Blondins" Crossing Salt River

Artist:
Currier & Ives Lithography Company, active 1857 - 1907  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas, 23 Apr 1813 - 3 Jun 1861  Search this
James Buchanan, 21 Apr 1791 - 1 Jun 1868  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge, 15 Jan 1821 - 17 May 1875  Search this
John Bell, 18 Feb 1796 - 10 Sep 1869  Search this
Edward Everett, 11 Apr 1794 - 15 Jan 1865  Search this
Horace Greeley, 3 Feb 1811 - 29 Nov 1872  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 27 x 42.2 cm (10 5/8 x 16 5/8")
Sheet: 34.3 x 46 cm (13 1/2 x 18 1/8")
Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28")
Type:
Print
Date:
1860
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Equipment\Rope  Search this
Nature & Environment\Rock  Search this
Architecture\Bridge  Search this
John Bell: Male  Search this
John Bell: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Bell: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
John Bell: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
John Bell: Politics and Government\US Senator\Tennessee  Search this
John Bell: Politics and Government\State Senator\Tennessee  Search this
Horace Greeley: Male  Search this
Horace Greeley: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Horace Greeley: Communications\Publisher\Magazine  Search this
Horace Greeley: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper  Search this
Horace Greeley: Communications\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
Horace Greeley: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Male  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Senator\Illinois  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Illinois  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Illinois  Search this
James Buchanan: Male  Search this
James Buchanan: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Pennsylvania  Search this
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Male  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Railroad  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War\Confederate Secretary of War  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Kentucky  Search this
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky  Search this
Edward Everett: Male  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Statesman  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Edward Everett: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Edward Everett: Education\Administrator\University\President  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Edward Everett: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.85.149
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4079f7d95-cfe9-4f8a-97cd-af68aa0c047e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.85.149

Peter Howard Selz papers

Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Names:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) (Faculty)  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)  Search this
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley. University Art Museum  Search this
Baykam, Bedri, 1957-  Search this
Beckmann, Max, 1884-1950  Search this
Benton, Fletcher, 1931-  Search this
Bergman, Ciel, 1938-  Search this
Bury, Pol, 1922-2005  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Chase-Riboud, Barbara  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Christo, 1935- (Running fence)  Search this
Conner, Bruce  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Hadzi, Dimitri, 1921-2006  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Lindner, Richard, 1901-  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Paris, Harold, 1925-  Search this
Petlin, Irving, 1934-  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Tinguely, Jean, 1925-  Search this
Extent:
31.5 Linear feet
0.696 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1929-2014
bulk 1950-2005
Summary:
The papers of art historian and writer Peter Howard Selz measure 31.5 linear feet and 0.696 GB and date from 1929 to 2018, with the bulk of the materials from 1950 to 2005. The papers document Selz's long career via correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, membership and association records, artists' research files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed and digital materials, and nine scrapbooks.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art historian and writer Peter Howard Selz measure 31.5 linear feet and 0.696 GB and date from 1929 to 2018, with the bulk of the materials from 1950 to 2005. The papers document Selz's long career via correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, membership and association records, artists' research files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed and digital materials, and scrapbooks.

Correspondence is with colleagues, artists, museums, and galleries concerning a wide variety of topics, including exhibitions and publications. The bulk of the correspondence consists of alphabetical files (two linear feet) that includes correspondence with artists. Notable correspondents include Pol Bury, Alexander Calder, Gordon Onslow Ford, Alberto Giacometti, Morris Graves, Philip Guston, Dimitri Hadzi, Jacques Lipchitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko, Jean Tinguely, and others. Eight additional files of chronological correspondence is with curators, arts organizations, and publishers. Additional correspondence is found in the professional files, project files, membership files, artists' research files, and exhibition files.

The bulk of the writings series is comprised of files related to Selz's books and includes typescript drafts and galleys, printed and digital material, correspondence, and publishing contracts. Files are found for Art in Our Times, Art of Engagement, Beyond the Mainstream, and Theories of Modern Art. Other writings consist of drafts of articles, essays, notes, and lectures by Selz. Also included are writings by others, including materials related to Paul Karlstrom's biography of Selz.

Professional files document curatorial and teaching positions at the Chicago Institute of Design, Pomona College, University of California, Berkeley, and the Museum of Modern Art. The series includes contracts, recommendations, syllabi, and correspondence.

Project files document Selz's professional work on specific art projects, panels, and symposiums. There is extensive documentation of Selz's work as project director of Christo's Running Fence, as well as other environmental art work projects by Christo, the Berkeley Art Project, Disney Art Project, "Funk Art" symposium, and the "Art and Politics in the 20th Century" symposium. Project files contain a wide variety of materials, such as correspondence, printed material, financial records, reports, photographs, and other documents. There are 2 tape reels, 1 VHS, and 1 sound cassette.

Membership and association records document Selz's involvement with or membership in various art councils, trustee boards, such as the College Art Association, Art in Chicago Advisory Committee, Bay Area Rapid Transit (B.A.R.T.) Art Council, and the San Francisco Crafts and Folk Art Museum Advisory Board, among others. Materials include meeting minutes, bulletins, correspondence, and memoranda.

Artists' Research Files consist of a wide variety of research materials Selz compiled about artists for lectures, writings, projects, exhibitions, etc. Files vary and may include original and photocopied correspondence, photographic material, resumes, printed and digital material, and writings. There is also 1 sound cassette. Files are found for Bedri Baykam, Max Beckmann, Fletcher Benton, Ciel Bergman, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Bruce Conner, Jean Dubuffet, Lyonel Feininger, Leon Golub, Dimitri Hadzi, Rico Lebrun, Harold Paris, Irving Petlin, among many others.

Exhibition files include catalogs, reviews, clippings, writings, correspondence, and other material documenting exhibitions organized by Selz. Limited materials are found for the MOMA Art Nouveau exhibition. More extensive documentation is found for Seven Decades of Modern Art, 1895-1965, The Joint Show (1967), The American Presidency in Political Cartoons (1976), American Modern Art Between the Two World Wars (1979), German Realism in the Twenties: Artist As Social Critic (1980), Twelve Artists from the German Democratic Republic (1989), a Richard Lindner Retrospective (1996), Spaces of Nature (1999), Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000 (2000), and a Nathan Oliviera Retrospective (2002), among others. Some of the materials are in digital format.

Personal business records are related to the Mark Rothko estate and Kate Rothko's legal case against Marlborough Gallery, Inc. Also included in this series are Peter Selz's school transcripts, bequests, royalty statements, house designs, and other material.

Printed materials include clippings, prints of articles written by Peter Selz, exhibition announcements and invitations, and photocopies of artwork images.

There are nine disbound scrapbooks dating from the 1940s up through 2012 containing clippings, exhibition announcements, and photographs of art events, Selz, and artists. This series also includes materials from the 2018 addition that may have previously been compiled in binders.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 10 series. When possible the original order of Peter Selz was maintained. However, multiple accessions were merged and integrated.

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence, 1942-2013 (2.3 linear feet; Box 1-3, Box 37)

Series 2: Writings, 1942- circa 2014 (8.3 linear feet; Box 3-10, OV 32, Box 37, 0.035 GB; ER01, ER12)

Series 3: Professional Files, 1949-2012 (1 linear feet; Box 11, Box 37)

Series 4: Project Files, 1962-2015 (2.8 linear feet; Box 12-14, OV 33, Box 37)

Series 5: Membership and Association Records, 1958-2014 (1.1 linear feet; Box 14-15, Box 37)

Series 6: Artists' Research Files, 1955-2014 (7.9 linear feet; Box 15-22, OV 34-35, 0.520 GB; ER02-ER08)

Series 7: Exhibition Files, 1959-2014 (5.2 linear feet; Box 23-27, Box 38, 0.093 GB; ER09-ER11)

Series 8: Personal Business Records, 1929-2014 (1.2 linear feet; Box 28-29, OV 36, Box 38)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1957-2014 (0.3 linear feet; Box 29, Box 38)

Series 10: Scrapbooks, 1947-2018 (1.4 linear feet, Box 29-31, Box 38)
Biographical / Historical:
Peter Howard Selz (1919-2019) was a pioneering historian of modern art, professor, and writer who taught at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-1988 and founded and directed the Berkeley Art Museum from 1965-1973.

Selz was born in 1919 in Munich, Germany to Eugene Selz and Edith Drey Selz. In 1936, the family fled Nazi Germany and immigrated to the United States. Selz attended Columbia University from 1937 to 1938 and became a naturalized citizen in 1942. During World War II, Selz served in the U.S. Army in the Office of Strategic Services. He married writer Thalia Cheronis in 1948 but they later divorced in 1965; he married several times afterwards.

After the war, Selz attended and taught at the University of Chicago where he received a Ph. D. in German Expressionism. He spent a year in Paris, 1949-1950, at the Sorbonne and École du Louvre on a Fulbright grant. He received a second Fulbright grant in 1953 to study at the Royal Museums of Art and History in Belgium. From 1953-1955, Selz also taught at the Chicago Institute of Design.

In 1955 Peter Selz accepted a position to chair the art history department at Pomona College in Claremont and relocated to California for a few years. He also became director of the college's art gallery.

In 1958 Selz moved to New York City to become curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art and was there through the transformative mid-1960s. While at MOMA, he organized several significant exhibitions of modern art, including the 1960 Jean Tinguely "Homage to New York," a sculpture that destroyed itself (and started a fire) in the sculpture garden of the museum; New Images of Man (1959), the Art Nouveau show (1960), and the Art of Assemblage (1961). He also launched important retrospectives, including the first Rodin retrospective in the United States and a comprehensive exhibition of Alberto Giacometti's work in 1965.

In 1965, Peter Selz returned to California to become the founding director of the Berkeley Art Museum at the University of California, Berkeley, a position he held until 1973. He organized exhibitions of Funk, film, and ceramicists like Peter Voulkos and Robert Arneson. Peter Selz later became project director for Christo's "Running Fence", the 24.5-mile long fabric fence over the Marin County hills in 1976. He also served concurrently as a professor of art history at UC until retiring in 1988.

Peter Selz was a member of the College Art Association's board of directors for two terms, 1958-1964 and 1966-1971. Selz is a prolific writer, and the author or co-author of numerous books, exhibition catalogs, and articles. Notable books include German Expressionist Painting (1957), Art in a Turbulent Era (1965), Art in Our Times (1981), and Sam Francis (1975).

In 1988 Peter Selz was named emeritus professor at University of California, Berkeley. In 1993 he was on the acquisitions committee of the Museums of Fine Arts, San Francisco. In 2012, Selz curated The Painted Word exhibition. Selz died in 2019 in Albany, California.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds oral history interviews of Peter Selz conducted by Paul J. Karlstrom on July 28, 1982, October 12, 1982, and November 3, 1999.
Provenance:
The Peter Howard Selz papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Peter Selz in multiple installments from 1976 through 2014. Additional papers were donated in 2018 by Gabrielle Selz, Peter Selz's daughter.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
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:
Authors -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Art historians -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Realism  Search this
Political cartoons  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Environment (Art)  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art -- Germany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.selzpete
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Online Media:

Exhibition Files

Collection Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Extent:
5.2 Linear feet (Box 23-27, Box 38)
0.093 Gigabytes (ER09-ER11)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
1959-2014
Scope and Contents:
Exhibition files are found for numerous exhibitions organized by Selz, or to which he contributed. Files may include exhibition catalogs, reviews, clippings, writings, correspondence, digital and other material. Files are found for New Images of Man (1959), Seven Decades of Modern Art, 1895-1965 (1965), The Joint Show (1967), The American Presidency in Political Cartoons (1976), American Modern Art Between the Two World Wars (1979), German Realism in the Twenties: Artist As Social Critic (1980), Twelve Artists from the German Democratic Republic (1989), Sam Francis: Blue Balls (1991), a Richard Lindner Retrospective (1996), Spaces of Nature (1999), and a Nathan Oliviera Retrospective (2002), among many others.
Arrangement:
Exhibitions are arranged by title in chronological order, and further by document type if needed.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies 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:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.selzpete, Series 7
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Peter Howard Selz papers
Archival Repository:
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"The American Presidency in Political Cartoons, 1776-1976" (1976)

Collection Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Container:
Box 23
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies 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:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Peter Howard Selz papers
Peter Howard Selz papers / Series 7: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-selzpete-ref733

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 14-16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1978
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies 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:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Peter Howard Selz papers
Peter Howard Selz papers / Series 7: Exhibition Files / "The American Presidency in Political Cartoons, 1776-1976" (1976)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-selzpete-ref734

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