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The artist as social designer

Creator:
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Names:
Armajani, Siah, 1939-  Search this
Burton, Scott, 1939-1989  Search this
De Herrera, Maria  Search this
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tomkins, Calvin, 1925-  Search this
Zimmerman, Elyn, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (sound cassettes (270 p. transcript) + 1 cassette edited for educational tours)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1984-1985
Scope and Contents:
Tape recording of a discussion on "The Artist as Social Designer" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Participants include Maurice Tuchman (moderator), Maria de Herrera, Scott Burton, Siah Armajani, Nancy Holt, Mary Miss, Elyn Zimmerman, Alan Sonfist, and Calvin Tomkins. Also included is a transcript of the planing meeting, 1984.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator; Los Angeles, Calif. Born 1936. Tuchman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and his fellow curator, Maria de Herrera, arranged the closed discussion in preparation for an exhibition on public art and the contemporary artist's impulse toward functionalism.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Maurice Tuchman.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Environmental artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Art and society  Search this
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.tuchmaur2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90422733d-d086-4792-ab6a-5fa4f8e80318
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tuchmaur2

Siah Armajani : an exhibition / organized by The Hudson River Museum ; co-sponsored by Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Author:
Armajani, Siah 1939-  Search this
Brown, Julie K  Search this
Hudson River Museum  Search this
Baxter Art Gallery  Search this
Minneapolis College of Art and Design  Search this
Subject:
Armajani, Siah 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
[38] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1981
C1981
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.A725 H8
N40.1.A725H8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_345676

Closed Window / Open Window, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 94.9
Date:
1974-1975
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Window  Search this
Control number:
IAS 61570125
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_413193

Loading Dock with Door, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 94.4
Date:
1974-1975
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Door  Search this
Control number:
IAS 61570120
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_413188

Covered Foot Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Walker Art Center Vineland Place Minneapolis Minnesota 55403
Date:
1970
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge--Footbridge  Search this
Control number:
IAS 74960091
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_360121

Bridges, (sculpture)

Title:
NOAA Bridges, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Architectural firm:
NBBJ Group  Search this
Medium:
Concrete, bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of Commerce National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration 7600 Sand Point Way NE Seattle Washington 98115
Located NOAA Western Regional Center Sand Point Way NE & 67th Street Seattle Washington
Date:
1982-1983
Topic:
Literature--Melville--Moby Dick  Search this
Control number:
IAS WA000497
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_336265

Humphrey Institute Plaza, (sculpture)

Title:
Humphrey Garden, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brick, stone, and steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Minnesota Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum 333 East River Road Minneapolis Minnesota 55455
Located University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute Plaza Minneapolis Minnesota 55455
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Homage--Humphrey, Hubert H  Search this
Occupation--Political--Senator  Search this
Occupation--Political--Mayor  Search this
Occupation--Political--Vice President  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000115
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_321697

Untitled, (sculpture)

Title:
(Covered Walkway), (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Landscape architect:
Rutherford, William A.  Search this
Medium:
Sheet metal, glass and wood
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
General Mills Art Collection One General Mills Boulevard, P. O. Box 1113 Golden Valley Minnesota 55440
Date:
1988-1989
Topic:
Architecture--Other--Courtyard  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000221
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_322172

Model for Lissitzky's Neighborhood, Center House, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Plastic, balsa wood, enamel, corrugated cardboard
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10028
Date:
1978
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 35880003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_29143

First Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Stained balsa wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Max Protech Gallery New York New York
Date:
1968
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293488

Red School House for Thomas Paine, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Corrugated cardboard and painted balsa wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Max Protech Gallery New York New York
Date:
1977
Topic:
Architecture--Education  Search this
Homage--Paine, Thomas  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610017
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293504

Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Assistant:
Ashberry, John  Search this
Medium:
Steel, painted yellow and blue, wood and bronze lettering
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Minneapolis Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board 400 South 4th, Suite 200, Grain Exchange Minneapolis Minnesota 55415
Located Loring Park Interstate 94, Sculpture Garden Minneapolis Minnesota
Date:
1988. Dedicated Sept. 10, 1988
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge--Footbridge  Search this
Homage--Whitney, Irene Hixon  Search this
Literature--Ashberry  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000116
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_321698

Night Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Stained balsa wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Max Protech Gallery New York New York
Date:
1969
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Allegory--Time--Night  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293490

First House, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Stained balsa wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Oberlin College Allen Memorial Art Museum Oberlin Ohio 44074 Accession Number: 79.34
Date:
1970
Topic:
Architecture--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610012
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293499

First Reading Room, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Balsa wood, glass, paint, and stained wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Date:
1977
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Object--Furniture--Table  Search this
Object--Furniture--Chair  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293505

Reading Garden #3, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted balsa wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Max Protech Gallery New York New York
Date:
1980
Topic:
Object--Furniture--Table  Search this
Object--Furniture--Chair  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293509

Office for Four, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted balsa wood
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Max Protech Gallery New York New York
Date:
1981
Topic:
Object--Furniture--Bench  Search this
Object--Furniture--Desk  Search this
Object--Furniture--Clothing Rack  Search this
Occupation--Service  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610025
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293512

Dictionary for Building: Fireplace with Mirrors, (sculpture)

Title:
Fireplace with Mirrors, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Painted wood and mirror
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
1982-83
Topic:
Architecture--Detail--Fireplace  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610040
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293526

Dawn to Dusk Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Balsa wood and enamel paint
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Max Protech Gallery New York New York
Date:
1969
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Allegory--Time--Dawn  Search this
Allegory--Time--Twilight  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293489

Skyway Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Armajani, Siah 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Brass and mahogany
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Dayton-Hudson Corporation 777 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis Minnesota 55402
Date:
1980
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87610010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293497

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