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Lines & color Sol LeWitt

Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[72] pages chiefly color illustrations 21 x 21 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
Switzerland
Zurich
Date:
1975
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Line (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_997113

Red, blue and yellow lines from sides, corners and the center of the page to points on a grid Israel Museum, Jerusalem, September 1975 Sol Lewitt

Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Author:
Muzeʼon Yiśraʼel (Jerusalem)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
16 unnumbered pages chiefly color illustrations 18 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
Israel
Jerusalem
Date:
1975
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Line (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.L48 R43 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_670436

Sol Lewitt four basic kinds of lines & colour

Title:
Four basic kinds of lines & colour
Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[36] pages all illustrations (some color) 20 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Date:
1969
1971
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Line (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.L48 A4 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641805

To the people of New York City : Palermo : [Ausstellung] 1. April bis 16. Juli 1995, Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst / [Katalog, Katharina Schmidt]

Title:
Palermo
Author:
Palermo 1943-1977  Search this
Schmidt, Katharina Dr  Search this
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel  Search this
Subject:
Palermo 1943-1977 To the people of New York City Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
44, [12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 35 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P156 S3 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_568253

Sol Lewitt, bands of color one-, two-, three-, and four-part combinations of vertical, horizontal, and diagonal left and right bands of color, 1993-94

Title:
Bands of color
Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Author:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Subject:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007 Expositions  Search this
Physical description:
64 leaves of plates all color illustrations 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogues
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1999
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Geometrical drawing  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.L675 M87 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566730

Notes on paint, 1983-1990 Merrill Wagner

Author:
Wagner, Merrill  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Subject:
Wagner, Merrill Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
79 pages chiefly color illustrations 18 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Date:
1990
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.W135 A1 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_426926

Lines in two directions and in five colors on five colors with all their combinations Sol Lewitt

Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Author:
Minnesota Center for Book Arts  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Subject:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Physical description:
[76] pages chiefly color illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1988
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Line (Art)  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.L675 W2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_353509

Geometric figures & color Sol Lewitt

Title:
Geometric figures and color
Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Author:
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[48] pages chiefly color illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books
Artists' books (books).)
Place:
États-Unis
United States
New York (State)
Date:
1979
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Geometrical drawing  Search this
Livres d'artistes  Search this
21.22 history of drawing  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Bildband  Search this
Geometrische Figur  Search this
Geometrische motieven  Search this
Tekeningen  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.L675 A16
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_126057

Lubaina Himid : work from underneath / edited by Natalie Bell

Title:
Work from underneath
Himid
Author:
Himid, Lubaina 1954- Works Selections  Search this
Interviewee:
Himid, Lubaina 1954-  Search this
Interviewer:
Bell, Natalie  Search this
Host institution:
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Himid, Lubaina 1954-  Search this
Himid, Lubaina 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
England
Date:
2019
21st century
Topic:
Women artists, Black  Search this
Artists, Black  Search this
Painting, British  Search this
Art, Black  Search this
Blacks in art  Search this
Art and Design  Search this
Call number:
ND497.H576 A4 2019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112729

Jakuchū box five colors Yasumura Toshinobu

Title:
若冲 box five colors / 安村敏信
5-shoku de tanoshimu Jakuchū
5色で楽しむ若冲
Five colors
Author:
Itō, Jakuchū 1716-1800  Search this
Yasumura, Toshinobu  Search this
Subject:
Itō, Jakuchū 1716-1800  Search this
Itō, Jakuchū 1716-1800 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
207 pages color illustrations 15 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
2015
Edo period, 1600-1868
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Painting, Japanese  Search this
Painting, Japanese--Edo period  Search this
Call number:
ND1059.I7 Y37 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1056003

Today I'm feeling turquoise [Pentagram]

Author:
Pentagram Design  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
34 unnumbered pages 15 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Date:
2011
Topic:
Christmas cards  Search this
Color in art  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1045679

Colour, based on nature idea, concept, and design, Irma Boom ; text, Francesco Bandarin

Title:
Color, based on nature
Author:
Boom, Irma  Search this
Author:
Bandarin, Francesco  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Unesco  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) color illustrations, map 32 cm
Type:
Books
Art
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
Netherlands
Date:
2012
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Nature in art  Search this
World Heritage areas--In art  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
World Heritage areas  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1014382

Nouveau manuel complet du coloriste ou, Instruction simplifiée et élémentaire pour l'enluminure, le lavis et la retouche des gravures par Blanchard, Perrot, Thillaye et Vergnaud

Title:
Instruction simplifiée et élémentaire pour l'enluminure
Author:
Blanchard, Émile Théophile 1795-1860  Search this
Contributor:
Perrot, A. M (Aristide Michel) 1793-1879  Search this
Thillaye, L.-S  Search this
Vergnaud, A. D (Armand Denis) 1791-1885  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 246 pages, 3 folded leaves of plates illustrations (1 color) 15 cm
Type:
Books
Decorated papers
Endpapers
Hand-coloured books
Manuals (instructional materials
Presentation inscriptions
Quarter bindings
Water-colours (paintings)
Place:
France
Date:
1856
Topic:
Color in art  Search this
Color  Search this
Call number:
QC495.2 .N68 1856
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1004448

Leuk 5

Artist:
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, born Bacsbarsod, Hungary 1895-died Chicago, IL 1946  Search this
Medium:
oil and pencil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 1/4 x 38 in. (76.9 x 96.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1946
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia and Phillip Frost
Object number:
1986.92.66
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d9bbcd9f-a41d-4d5a-b96d-b9511a2188f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.92.66

[Television interviews of Marcella Brenner and Sybil and Robert Meyersburg] [videorecordings] /WETA ; producers and interviewers, Jeffrey Bieber and Jackson Frost

Creator:
Meyersburg, Sybil  Search this
Names:
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Brenner, Marcella, 1912-2007  Search this
Louis, Morris, 1912-1962  Search this
Meyersburg, Robert  Search this
Interviewer:
Bieber, Jeffrey  Search this
Frost, Jackson  Search this
Extent:
8 Videocassettes (U-matic) ((ca. 15 min. each), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Date:
1987
Scope and Contents:
Unedited interviews produced for a WETA public television program "Washington Colorists," including one of Marcella Brenner (4 videocassettes) concerning her husband, painter Morris Louis, conducted by Jackson Frost, and one of artists Sybil and Robert Meyersburg conducted by Jeffrey Bieber. The program aired April 15, 1987.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Washington, D.C. : WETA, 1987.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Sybil Meyersburg.
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.
Rights:
Authorization to quote, publish, or reproduce requires written permission from GWETA (Greater Washington Educational Television Association). Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Color in art  Search this
Color-field painting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.biebjeff
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9225fca53-afa6-4210-b46e-8ab41495fee3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-biebjeff

Color in Art (1990), Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida

Collection Creator:
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990
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 born-digital records with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Stephen Antonakos papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Stephen Antonakos papers
Stephen Antonakos papers / Series 5: Exhibition Files / 5.2: Group Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-antostep-ref233

[Color in Art]

Collection Creator:
Kozloff, Max  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 75
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960
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.
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:
Max Kozloff papers, circa 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Max Kozloff papers
Max Kozloff papers / Series 4: Writings / Essays
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96f53133c-640e-4291-87bc-26f165a63103
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kozlmax-ref96

Interview with Wanda Aikens

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2011
Scope and Contents:
Artist Wanda Aikens - Executive Director of Ward 7 Arts Collaborative - talks about the artistic endeavors of her parents and grandparents, and her early art experiences. She explains the importance of art and her family's deep appreciation for the arts. Aikens talks about her creative process, her research process, and her thoughts on color and the use of color in art. She describes her artwork; and her interest in rocks, nature, mother nature, trees; and how color travels through nature. She explains what people appreciate and do not appreciate about art. Aikens talks about securing funding and nonprofit status for the organization, Ward 7 Arts Collaborative, which is an arts collaborative with the mission is to build capacity in the community and build community in the arts. Aikens talks about the diversity of skills, education, techniques, media, types, and styles of the Ward 7 artists. She discusses the challenges in helping an underserved community to understand their self-worth and the importance of art as well as the work involved in gaining the interest and investment of the community. Aikens describes the public art in Marvin Gaye Park, at Nannie Helen Burroughs School, and on Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue as well as a mural by Rick Freeman. As a teacher and administrator at IDEA Public Charter School, Aikens also talks about working with high school students, and the importance of sharing to learn from one another.
Interview. Dated 20110317.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Interview with Wanda Aikens, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.01-007.16, Item ACMA AV005205
See more items in:
Community and Creativity Project Records
Community and Creativity Project Records / Series 2: Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa74dcd10f3-998e-4276-8ed3-851e32f17f13
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-16-ref88

Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Corcoran Gallery--Dupont Center  Search this
Stovall Workshop Inc.  Search this
Bronson, David  Search this
Fralin, Frances  Search this
McNeill, Lloyd  Search this
Stovall, Di Bagley, 1947-  Search this
Stovall, Lou  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
United States
Date:
1983
Scope and Contents:
Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show focuses on the formation of Workshop by Lou Stovall and Lloyd McNeill from its origins at the Corcoran Gallery of Art to its current location in northwest Washington, D.C. Stovall's and McNeill's poster work, the development of Stovall's silkscreen process, landscape designs, and use of color are also described. In interview clips, Francis Fralin and David Bronson provide memories about Stovall, McNeill, and Workshop. M. Murray provides the narration.
Music, narration, and interview clips edited for slide show. Part of Through Their Eyes: The Art of Lou and Di Stovall Audiovisual Records. AV003444-1 and AV003509-2: music, narration, and interview clips. AV003444-2: narration and interview clips only. AV003509-1: constant beeps over music, narration, and interview clips. AV003444 labeled final mix. Dated 19830902 [AV003444]. Undated [AV003509].
Biographical / Historical:
Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show is related to an exhibition featuring the works of Washington, D.C. artists, Lou and Di Stovall, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from September 18, 1983 - March 4, 1984. The exhibition, Through Their Eyes: The Art of Lou and Di Stovall, showcased 84 works - silkscreen prints, drawings, and arcylic paintings - illustrating the artists' progression form posterists to master printmaker and miniaturist, respectively. The art was complemented by audiovisual presentations on the technique of silkscreen printing and a biographical essay on the artists.;Lou Stovall was born Luther McKinley Stovall in Athens, Georgia in 1937. When Stovall was four years old, his family moved north to Springfield, Massachusetts to find work. At age of fifteen, he was an apprentice to Al LaPierre in his silkscreen sign shop at the Growers Outlet Super Market. In 1956, Stovall received a grant and scholarship to attend Rhode Island School of Design. After the first semester, his father became ill so Stovall returned home to support his family for about five or six years. When he returned to school, Stovall attended Howard University, where he received a B.F.A. in 1965. James Lesesne Wells introduced to Stovall to silkscreen as a fine art rather than a commercial medium. Stovall also learned about collaboration in printmaking (artist and printer combining ideas and skills to create a work of art) from Wells. In 1968, Stovall received a grant to buy printmaking equipment. However, he made most of the tools and tables himself creating a full scale printmaking, wood making, and metal workshop in Washington, D.C. Under his direction, Workshop Inc. has grown from a small but active studio primarily concerned with community posters into a professional printmaking outfit. Stovall creates his own original silkscreen prints and is the printmaker of choice for other master artists including Elizabeth Catlett, David C. Driskell, and Sam Gilliam. For each work of art, he finds new and unique ways to replicate as closely as possible a painting supplied by the artist. He has the ability to make the medium do just about anything he and the artist(s) want it to do. Stovall's innovative techniques and distinctive style is credited by artists and critics with helping to transform the concept of silkscreen printmaking from a commercial craft to a true art form. In 1971, Stovall married Di Bagley, a painter who specializes in acrylic on paper and incorporates miniature images into many of her works.;Stovall Workshop Inc. was formed as a result of a poster collaboration between printmaker Lou Stovall and designer Lloyd McNeill in 1966. Printmaking, sculpture, photography, and furniture making were directed by Stovall in Workshop, first located at the Concoran Gallery of Art [Corcoran Gallery Dupont Circle]. By 1973, Stovall moved Workshop to northwest DC.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003444-2

ACMA AV003509-1

ACMA AV003509-2
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American printmakers  Search this
Printmakers  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Art  Search this
Prints  Search this
Screen prints  Search this
Posters  Search this
Landscapes  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Serigraphy  Search this
Color in art  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show, Exhibition Records AV03-001, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-001, Item ACMA AV003444-1
See more items in:
Through their eyes: the art of Lou and Di Stovall exhibition records
Through their eyes: the art of Lou and Di Stovall exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-001: Through Their Eyes: The Art of Lou and Di Stovall audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7e17c3361-7603-4634-98bb-4502a75a18ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-001-ref69

Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show Interviews

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Corcoran Gallery--Dupont Center  Search this
Stovall Workshop Inc.  Search this
Bronson, David  Search this
Cook, Dana  Search this
Davis, Gene, 1920-1985  Search this
Fralin, Frances  Search this
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
McGowin, Ed, 1938-  Search this
McNeill, Lloyd  Search this
Stovall, Di Bagley, 1947-  Search this
Stovall, Lou  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
United States
Date:
1983
Scope and Contents:
Interviews with Dana Cook, Francis Fralin, and David Bronson for Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show, which focused on the formation of Workshop by Lou Stovall and Lloyd McNeill from its origins at the Corcoran Gallery of Art to its current location in northwest Washington, D.C. Cook, an illustrator and printmaker, discusses her experience working with and learning from Stovall at Workshop. Fralin speaks of Walter Hopps' outreach program idea leading to a relationship between Stovall and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, development of the Workshop at the Corcoran Gallery Dupont Circle, Stovall's and McNeill's poster collaboration, Stovall's silkscreening and drawing, Di Stovall's art and imagination, and other Workshop and Corcoran artists, including Sam Gilliam, David Bronson and Gene Davis. Bronson, a technician and craftsman, discusses his role at Workshop: helping to set up Workshop at Corcoran, learning silk screen process, working in woodshop, and creating prints for artists, including Ed McGowin for Name Change exhibition at Baltimore Museum of Art. All speak of Stovall's personality as a person, teacher and leader, particularly his perfectionist nature and high standards.
Interviews for slide show about Stovall Workshop Inc. Part of Through Their Eyes: The Art of Lou and Di Stovall Audiovisual Records. Dana Cook interview dated 19830801: AV003309-1. Frances Fralin interview dated 19830809: AV003309-1 and AV003309-2. David Bronson interview dated 19830810: AV003314. All recordings have some distortions or skips in sound recording.
Biographical / Historical:
Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show is related to an exhibition featuring the works of Washington, D.C. artists, Lou and Di Stovall, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from September 18, 1983 - March 4, 1984. The exhibition, Through Their Eyes: The Art of Lou and Di Stovall, showcased 84 works - silkscreen prints, drawings, and arcylic paintings - illustrating the artists' progression from posterists to master printmaker and miniaturist, respectively. The art was complemented by audiovisual presentations on the technique of silkscreen printing and a biographical essay on the artists.;Lou Stovall was born Luther McKinley Stovall in Athens, Georgia in 1937. When Stovall was four years old, his family moved north to Springfield, Massachusetts to find work. At age of fifteen, he was an apprentice to Al LaPierre in his silkscreen sign shop at the Growers Outlet Super Market. In 1956, Stovall received a grant and scholarship to attend Rhode Island School of Design. After the first semester, his father became ill so Stovall returned home to support his family for about five or six years. When he returned to school, Stovall attended Howard University, where he received a B.F.A. in 1965. James Lesesne Wells introduced to Stovall to silkscreen as a fine art rather than a commercial medium. Stovall also learned about collaboration in printmaking (artist and printer combining ideas and skills to create a work of art) from Wells. In 1968, Stovall received a grant to buy printmaking equipment. However, he made most of the tools and tables himself creating a full scale printmaking, wood making, and metal workshop in Washington, D.C. Under his direction, Workshop Inc. has grown from a small but active studio primarily concerned with community posters into a professional printmaking outfit. Stovall creates his own original silkscreen prints and is the printmaker of choice for other master artists including Elizabeth Catlett, David C. Driskell, and Sam Gilliam. For each work of art, he finds new and unique ways to replicate as closely as possible a painting supplied by the artist. He has the ability to make the medium do just about anything he and the artist(s) want it to do. Stovall's innovative techniques and distinctive style is credited by artists and critics with helping to transform the concept of silkscreen printmaking from a commercial craft to a true art form. In 1971, Stovall married Di Bagley, a painter who specializes in acrylic on paper and incorporates miniature images into many of her works.;Stovall Workshop Inc. was formed as a result of a poster collaboration between printmaker Lou Stovall and designer Lloyd McNeill in 1966. Printmaking, sculpture, photography, and furniture making were directed by Stovall in Workshop, first located at the Concoran Gallery of Art [Corcoran Gallery Dupont Circle]. By 1973, Stovall moved Workshop to northwest DC.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003309-2

ACMA AV003314
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Sound recordings
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Citation:
Stovall Workshop Inc. Slide Show Interviews, Exhibition Records AV03-001, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-001, Item ACMA AV003309-1
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Through their eyes: the art of Lou and Di Stovall exhibition records
Through their eyes: the art of Lou and Di Stovall exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-001: Through Their Eyes: The Art of Lou and Di Stovall audiovisual records
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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