Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
18 documents - page 1 of 1

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986  Search this
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa, 1479-  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto, 1912-  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kelly, Robert, 1956-  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Maggi, Marco, 1957-  Search this
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo, 1877-1976  Search this
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles, 1944-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William, 1946-2007  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (3 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
64 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and Travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and Travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- Description and Travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Date:
2012 September 25 and October 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raquel Rabinovich conducted 2012 September 25 and October 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Rabinovich's home, in Rhinebeck, New York.
Rabinovich speaks of growing up in Argentina; becoming aware of art; reproductions and books; European art; her Jewish heritage; her parents moving to Argentina before World War I; Jewish persecution; her parents' background; living in Cordoba; speaking Spanish and Yiddish growing up; quiet reflections; church; art exposure; traveling and moving to Paris; the influence of Ernesto Farina; Peron's dictatorship and rebellion; attending medical school and the call of art; political activities and spending time in jail; meeting Jose and moving to Scotland; Paris and exposure to artwork; teachings of Andre Lhote; her early works; abstraction; painting; the Mona Lisa; darkness and light; "The Dark is Light Enough"; exposure to literature and poetry; living in Copenhagen; meeting Jorge Luis Borges; the Book of Sand; her siblings; her children and her relationship to them; staying up to date with current events; libraries and a lack of books growing up; meditation; texture and the monochromatic works; interest in Jasper Johns' work; meeting Jasper Johns; living in New York; trip to Machu Picchu and spending the night outdoors; "Cloister, Crossing, Passageway 1.32"; glassworks and transparency; exhibiting artwork; her divorce; Rodolfo Mondolfo; environment and exposure; quiet contemplation; spending time with artwork; commissioned work near High Falls; "River Library"; libraries as places of knowledge; minimalism; the 1980s; her daughter's wedding and her relationship with Jose; stones; traveling to Nepal, Thailand, India, and Egypt; temples; Buddhism; "Chhodrtens"; garbhagrihas; NEA fellowship and residency in Paris; "Thrones for the Gods"; INTAR Gallery; "Gateless Gates"; artifacts; Pabhavikas sculpture; Charles Stein; Linda Weintraub; George Quasha; Station Hill Press; "Enfolded Darkness" and "Light Unworn". Rabinovich also recalls Baron Hughes, Beethoven, Lenin, Diego Velazquez, Andre Lhote, Mondrian, Picasso, Braque, David Levi Straus, Robert Kelly, Cezanne, Philip Pavia, Agnes Martin, Dorothea Rockburne, Barry Schwabsky, Bill Zimmer, Agnes Denes, Louisa Valenzuela, Julia Herzberg, and Marco Maggi.
Biographical / Historical:
Raquel Rabinovich (1929- ) is a painter and sculptor in Rhinebeck, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.rabino12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rabino12
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich, 2012 September 25 and October 9

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Beethoven, Ludwig van  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Braque, Georges  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kelly, Robert  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich  Search this
Lhote, André  Search this
Maggi, Marco  Search this
Martin, Agnes  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William  Search this
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- description and travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- description and travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338396
AAA_collcode_rabino12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338396
Online Media:

Martin Puryear new sculpture essay by David Levi Strauss

Title:
New sculpture
Author:
Puryear, Martin 1941-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
McKee Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
58 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 25 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112398

Capp Street Project, 1989-1990 / [editor, David Levi Strauss]

Author:
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Capp Street Project (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
51 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 35 cm
Type:
Catalogs.
Catalogs
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
Date:
1991
C1991
20th century
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512.5.I56 C24 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483706

Judy Pfaff

Artist:
Pfaff, Judy 1946-  Search this
Writer of added text:
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Publisher:
Miles McEnery Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Pfaff, Judy 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
56 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2019
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P527 M64 2019
N6537.P43 A4 2019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107647

Mad. Sq. Art 2015 : Paula Hayes : gazing globes

Title:
Paula Hayes : gazing globes
Gazing globes
Artist:
Hayes, Paula 1958-  Search this
Writer of added text:
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Publisher:
Madison Square Park Conservancy (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Author:
Mad. Sq. Art (Program)  Search this
Subject:
Hayes, Paula 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
29 pages : color illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Madison Square Park (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2015
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Public sculpture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041199

Cecilia Vicuña : cloud-net / translated by Rosa Alcalá ; essays by Surpik Angelini, Laura Hoptman, David Levi Strauss

Title:
Cloud-net
Author:
Vicuña, Cecilia  Search this
Alcalá, Rosa  Search this
Angelini, Surpik  Search this
Hoptman, Laura J. 1962-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Art in General, Inc  Search this
Hallwalls (Museum)  Search this
Subject:
Vicuña, Cecilia  Search this
Physical description:
108 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820168

La Mirada : looking at photography in Latin America today / [edited by Hans-Michael Herzog ; essay by David Levi Strauss]

Author:
Herzog, Hans-Michael 1956-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Daros Collection (Art)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Place:
Latin America
Date:
2002
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photography  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Call number:
TR646.L29 M57 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_743226

Reanimating matter : Raoul Hague's sculptures & Robert Frank's photographs / essay by David Levi Strauss

Author:
Hague, Raoul 1905-  Search this
Frank, Robert 1924-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Hague, Raoul 1905-  Search this
Frank, Robert 1924-  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
[2002]
Call number:
NB237.H23 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_759735

The things you see when you don't have a grenade! / Daniel J. Martinze ; writings by David Levi Strauss ... [et al.]

Author:
Martinez, Daniel J  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Subject:
Martinez, Daniel J Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
1996
Topic:
Performance art  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794461

Miguel Rio Branco / essay by David Levi Strauss ; afterword by Lélia Wanick Salgado and Sebastião Salgado

Author:
Rio Branco, Miguel 1946-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Salgado, Lélia Wanick  Search this
Salgado, Sebastião 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Rio Branco, Miguel 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
149 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR654 .R56 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657281

The book of 101 books : seminal photographs of the twentieth century / edited by Andrew Roth ; essays by Richard Benson ... [et al.] ; catalogue by Vince Aletti, David Levi Strauss

Title:
Book of one hundred one books
Book of one hundred and one books
Author:
Roth, Andrew 1958-  Search this
Benson, Richard 1943-  Search this
Aletti, Vince  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Physical description:
x, 305 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Catalogs
Date:
2001
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_675990

Huma Bhabha / texts by David Levi Strauss and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn

Artist:
Bhabha, Huma 1962-  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Rohatyn, Jeanne Greenberg Corks and tires  Search this
Writer of supplementary textual content:
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Publisher:
Salon 94 (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Bhabha, Huma 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
206 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
2015
21st century
Topic:
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Tires--In art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066900

John Wood : on the edge of clear meaning / edited by Nathan Lyons ; with essays by David Levi Strauss, William S. Johnson and Ezra Shales

Title:
On the edge of clear meaning
Author:
Wood, John 1922-  Search this
Lyons, Nathan  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Johnson, William 1940-  Search this
Shales, Ezra  Search this
Subject:
Wood, John 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
173 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 27 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2008
Topic:
Photocollage  Search this
Photomontage  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .W644 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_920567

From head to hand : art and the manual / David Levi Strauss

Author:
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Physical description:
x, 211 p. : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2010
Topic:
Art--Psychology  Search this
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)  Search this
Mind and body  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947418

Robert Bergman : selected portraits / Phong Bui ; essay by David Levi Strauss

Author:
Bergman, Robert  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Bui, Phong 1964-  Search this
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Bergman, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 33 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Call number:
TR680 .B453 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_948231

Sally Mann : the flesh and the spirit / John B. Ravenal ; with essays by David Levi Strauss and Anne Wilkes Tucker

Title:
Flesh and the spirit
Author:
Ravenal, John B. 1959-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Tucker, Anne  Search this
Mann, Sally 1951-  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Mann, Sally 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 203 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_953285

Between the eyes : essays on photography and politics / David Levi Strauss ; introduction by John Berger

Title:
Essays on photography and politics
Author:
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 207 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
Topic:
Photographic criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_988010

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By