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Discussion with Kenneth Josephson concerning Aaron Siskind, and with Siskind discussing prints dated 1930-1942

Creator:
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Josephson, Kenneth, 1932-  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1970 June 21
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13741
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]
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Archives of American Art
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Discussion with Aaron Siskind while looking at prints dated 1944-1957

Creator:
Siskind, Aaron, 1903-1991  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Siskind, Aaron, 1903-1991  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1970 June 21
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13742
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13742

Interview with Elaine de Kooning concerning Aaron Siskind

Creator:
De Kooning, Elaine, 1918-1989  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine, 1918-1989  Search this
Subject:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1971 March 10
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13939
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13939

Interview with Tom Barrow

Creator:
Barrow, Thomas F., 1938-  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Barrow, Thomas F., 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1970 August 10
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14017
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14017

Interview with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind

Creator:
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey), 1912-1999  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1971 September 21
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14033
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14033

Interview with Minor White

Creator:
White, Minor, 1908-1976  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
White, Minor, 1908-1976  Search this
Subject:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1971 March 21
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14034
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14034

Oral history interview with Paul Caponigro, 1999 July 30-August 12

Interviewee:
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-  Search this
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C., 1946-  Search this
Subject:
White, Minor  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Tice, George A.  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Strand, Paul  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
Szarkowski, John  Search this
Chappell, Walter  Search this
Singer, Robert T.  Search this
Bunnell, Peter C.  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Cosindas, Marie  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry  Search this
Ranney, Edward.  Search this
Scheinbaum, David  Search this
Russek, Janet  Search this
Clergue, Lucien.  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont  Search this
Westin, Bert  Search this
Clift, William  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photographers -- Maine -- Cushing -- Interviews.  Search this
Photographers -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews.  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11968
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)222723
AAA_collcode_caponi99
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_222723
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Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, [ca. 1957-1981]

Creator:
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Siskind, Aaron, 1903-1991  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10789
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214430
AAA_collcode_chiacarl
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214430

Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015

Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Korsower, Ellen  Search this
Larson, William  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Curran, Darryl  Search this
Gonzalez, Maria  Search this
California State University, Fullerton  Search this
Franconia College  Search this
Type:
Transcriptions
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Visitors' books
Drawings
Photographs
Topic:
Women artists -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16271
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)371328
AAA_collcode_cowieile
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_371328
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Chiarenza, Carl

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1996
Collection 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. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
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:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Eileen Cowin papers
Eileen Cowin papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cowieile-ref42

Eileen Cowin papers

Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Names:
California State University, Fullerton -- Faculty  Search this
Franconia College -- Faculty  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Curran, Darryl, 1935-  Search this
Gonzalez, Maria  Search this
Heinecken, Robert, 1931-  Search this
Korsower, Ellen  Search this
Larson, William  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Extent:
14.7 Linear feet
29.56 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Transcriptions
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Visitors' books
Drawings
Photographs
Date:
1961-2015
Summary:
The papers of Los Angeles photo and video artist Eileen Cowin measure 14.7 linear feet and 29.56 GB and date from 1961 to 2015. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, teaching files, project files, exhibition files, printed and digital material, video artwork and sketchbooks, sound and video recordings, and photographic material.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Los Angeles photo and video artist Eileen Cowin measure 14.7 linear feet and 29.56 GB and date from 1961 to 2015. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, teaching files, project files, exhibition files, printed and digital material, artwork and sketchbooks, sound and video recordings, and photographic material.

Biographical material consists of diplomas, passports, rolodexes, faculty identification cards, legal papers, interview transcripts, and miscellaneous documents in hard copy and digital formats.

Personal and professional correspondence is with family, friends, artists, collectors, gallery owners, museums, and universities. Notable correspondents include Carl Chiarenza, Darryl Curran, Maria Gonzalez, Robert Heinecken, Ellen Korsower, William Larson, and Aaron Siskind.

Writings include notebooks, annotated appointment calendars and wall calendars, lectures, essays, drafts and notes, artists statements, guest registers, and some writings by others. A few lectures and one essay are on sound and digital video recordings.

Teaching files are mostly related to material from California State University, Fullerton. There are a few documents from Franconia College and other universities where Eileen Cowin taught workshops or had faculty appointments. The files include student evaluations, promotion notifications, and limited correspondence.

Project files include professional files, such as grant applications, artist residencies, and symposiums. Also found are art project proposals, publication agreements for art projects, and commissions,. Files contain correspondence, printed and digital material, application forms, research notes, and photographic material.

Exhibition files include announcements, catalogs, reviews, correspondence, price lists of artwork, and assorted material for Eileen Cowin's group and solo shows.

Printed material consists primarily of clippings, exhibition catalogs, announcements, books, periodicals, and clippings.

Artwork includes 26 videocassettes of Cowin's artwork, 1 sketchbook, drawings, 4 digital audio recordings, and a few college art projects.

Photographic material includes press prints, digital photographs, proofs, contact sheets, slides, negatives, transparencies, and test shots. There are photographs of installations and artwork as well as images for exhibition mock-ups. There are also batches of "research photographs" which were used for reference. There is one folder of photographs of Eileen Cowin.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1961-2015 (0.8 linear feet; Box 1, ER01; 0.016 GB)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1969-2015 (3 linear feet; Boxes 1-4, ER02-ER03; 0.199 GB)

Series 3: Writings, 1963-2014 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 4-6, ER04-ER06; 11.88 GB)

Series 4: Teaching Files, 1974-2008 (0.3 linear feet, Box 6, ER07; 0.171 GB)

Series 5: Project Files, 1979-2010 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 6-7, ER08; 9.35 GB)

Series 6: Exhibition Files, 1979-2011 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 7-8, ER09; 0.001 GB)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1966-2014 (2.6 linear feet; Boxes 8-10, 17, OV 20, ER10; 0.011 GB)

Series 8: Artwork and Sketchbooks, 1964-2003 (3.2 linear feet; Boxes 10-13, 17, ER11; 0.076 GB)

Series 9: Photographic Material, 1968-2015 (2.5 linear feet; Boxes 13-16, 18-19, OV 21, ER12-ER13; 7.86 GB)
Biographical / Historical:
Eileen Cowin (1947-) is a photographer and video artist who lives in Los Angeles, California.

Eileen Cowin was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1947. She graduated from the State University of New York, New Paltz in 1968 and received her master's degree in photography from the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago in 1970. At IIT, she studied with Aaron Siskind and Arthur Siegel.

Cowin was involved in the L.A. experimental photography scene that began in the mid-1970s led by Robert Heinecken and Darryl Curran. In the early 1980s, Cowin gained initial prominence with staged photographs of family and friends in various roles, work in keeping with The Pictures Generation emerging at the same time on the East Coast.

From 1971-1975, Cowin taught photography at Franconia College in New Hampshire, and later became a professor at California State University, Fullerton, where she continued to teach until retiring in 2008.

Cowin's artwork has been featured in over 40 solo exhibitions and over 165 group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. She has received numerous awards for her art and worked on many public art projects.
Provenance:
The Eileen Cowin papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Eileen Cowin in 2015.
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. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
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:
Video artists -- California  Search this
Photographers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Women artists -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transcriptions
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Visitors' books
Drawings
Photographs
Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile
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Eileen Cowin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-cowieile

Oral history interview with Paul Caponigro

Interviewee:
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C.  Search this
Names:
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970  Search this
Bunnell, Peter C.  Search this
Chappell, Walter, 1925-  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Clergue, Lucien.  Search this
Clift, William  Search this
Cosindas, Marie, 1925-  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Ranney, Edward.  Search this
Russek, Janet  Search this
Scheinbaum, David, 1951-  Search this
Singer, Robert T.  Search this
Strand, Paul, 1890-1976  Search this
Szarkowski, John  Search this
Tice, George A.  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry, 1934-  Search this
Westin, Bert  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
Extent:
87 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1999 July 30-August 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paul Caponigro conducted 1999 July 30-August 12, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, at Caponigro's home, in Cushing, Maine.
Caponigro describes his childhood, military career, and travels through the southwest and northern California, his association with Minor White, exhibitions, publications, employment, and marriage to wife Eleanor.
Caponigro discusses the significance of his Stonehenge series of photographs; others' interpretations of his work; further exhibitions; and the role that his family's move to Santa Fe, New Mexico, has played in the evolution of his work.
Further discussion of the photographic scene in Santa Fe and its connection to American modernist photographers such as Paul Strand and Ansel Adams; travels; Guggenheim grant; the 1991 fall from a rocky ledge that was a physical and spiritual watershed in his life; and his new home in Cushing, Maine.
He recalls George Tice, Ansel Adams, Minor White, Bert Westin, Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, Oliver Gagliani, Beniamino Bufano, Morris Graves, Walter Chappell, Jerry Uelsmann, Carl Chiarenza, William Clift, Marie Cosindas, Peter Bunnell, John Szarkowski, Robert Singer, Beaumont Newhall, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ed Ranney, David Scheinbaum, Janet Russek, Lucien Clergue, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Caponigro (1932- ) is a photographer and teacher from New England and New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 19 min.
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.
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photographers -- Maine -- Cushing -- Interviews.  Search this
Photographers -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.caponi99
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-caponi99

Chiarenza, Carl, 1990

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted. Transferring office; 3/22/2019 memorandum, Johnstone to Laura Augustin; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-136, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office, Acquisition Records (Declined)
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Acquisition Records (Declined)
Acquisition Records (Declined) / Box 11
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-136-refidd1e18144

Noumenon 460

Artist:
Carl Chiarenza, born Rochester, NY 1935  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 13 1/2 x 17 5/8 in. (34.4 x 44.8 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1983-1984
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1983, Carl Chiarenza
Object number:
1985.24.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a2afc61a-7808-4fdc-a291-bf58d02a23a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.24.1

Noumenon 119

Artist:
Carl Chiarenza, born Rochester, NY 1935  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 12 7/8 x 17 in. (32.8 x 43.2 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1984
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1984, Carl Chiarenza
Object number:
1985.24.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75b064915-db9b-405d-8cce-8f61ab83747a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.24.2

Noumenon 108

Artist:
Carl Chiarenza, born Rochester, NY 1935  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 12 3/4 x 16 5/8 in. (32.4 x 42.3 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1984
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1984, Carl Chiarenza
Object number:
1985.24.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c3f438f6-dea0-4573-8f7e-6323e59bf7db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.24.3

Noumenon 126

Artist:
Carl Chiarenza, born Rochester, NY 1935  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 13 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (34.4 x 44.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1984
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1983, Carl Chiarenza
Object number:
1985.24.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77dda184a-736e-4e74-9520-dbbc362b15e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.24.4

Noumenon 102/99, 1987

Artist:
Carl Chiarenza, born Rochester, NY 1935  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 14 1/2 x 14 in. (37.0 x 35.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1987
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1988.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73a8d6cc7-f16a-43c3-baaf-bb1db4f61398
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1988.46

Noumenon 102/99, 1987

Artist:
Carl Chiarenza, born Rochester, NY 1935  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 14 1/2 x 14 in. (37.0 x 35.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1987
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Consolidated Natural Gas Company Foundation
Object number:
1988.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75d0a0d6d-21ce-4188-ad04-7dbbfe727866
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1988.67

Peace warriors of two thousand and three / Carl Chiarenza

Author:
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Nazraeli Press  Search this
Subject:
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Physical description:
XXII p. of plates : all ill. ; 43 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photography, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
TR654 .C4836 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_771740

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