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Oral history interview with Petah Coyne, 2011 December 12-13

Interviewee:
Coyne, Petah, 1953-  Search this
Coyne, Petah, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16016
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)306083
AAA_collcode_coyne11
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_306083

Oral history interview with Petah Coyne

Interviewee:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
177 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2011 December 12-13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Petah Coyne conducted 2011 December 12 and 13, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Coyne's home, in New York, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Petah Coyne (1953- ) is a sculptor in New York, New York. Judith Olch Richards (1947-) is an independent writer and curator in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded as 8 sound files. Duration is 7 hr., 18 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.
Restrictions:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.coyne11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coyne11

David Weinrib papers, circa 1950-2015

Creator:
Weinrib, David, 1924-2016  Search this
Weinrib, David, 1924-2016  Search this
Subject:
Frank, Mary  Search this
Weinrib, Joann  Search this
Pfaff, Judy  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula  Search this
Acconci, Vito  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise  Search this
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
Pratt Institute. Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17352
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)380763
AAA_collcode_weindavi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_380763
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Robin Tewes papers, 1950-2016

Creator:
Tewes, Robin, 1950-  Search this
Tewes, Robin, 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Belag, Andrea  Search this
Celmins, Vija  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Donofrio, Beverly  Search this
Innerst, Mark  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Marten, Ruth  Search this
Tansey, Mark  Search this
Tucker, Marcia  Search this
Wilson, Martha  Search this
Yankowitz, Nina  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17334
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379921
AAA_collcode_tewerobi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_379921
Online Media:

Untitled #803

Artist:
Petah Coyne, American, b. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1953  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Dimensions:
54 x 27 x 32 in.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1995
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Jacqueline and Marc Leland, 2005
Accession Number:
05.14
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py29327dcc3-7366-413d-bd2b-4a89a4e6a48e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_05.14

Untitled #785

Artist:
Petah Coyne, American, b. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1953  Search this
Medium:
Wax on fabric with wire armature
Dimensions:
(irregular): 57 × 42 × 45 in. (144.8 × 106.7 × 114.3 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1994
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museum purchase with funds provided by Paul and Deane Shatz), 2018
Accession Number:
2018.034
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py26db34c7c-1a72-4f67-9a81-8f550d52a530
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_2018.034

Coyne, Petah

Collection Creator:
Tewes, Robin  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1985-1994
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:
Robin Tewes papers, 1950-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Robin Tewes papers
Robin Tewes papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tewerobi-ref34

Coyne, Petah

Collection Creator:
Rubin, David S., 1949-  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 24-27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-2007
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records 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:
David S. Rubin papers, 1960-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
David S. Rubin papers
David S. Rubin papers / Series 5: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-rubidavi-ref374

Robin Tewes papers

Creator:
Tewes, Robin  Search this
Names:
Belag, Andrea  Search this
Celmins, Vija, 1938-  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Donofrio, Beverly  Search this
Innerst, Mark, 1957-  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Marten, Ruth  Search this
Tansey, Mark, 1949-  Search this
Tucker, Marcia  Search this
Wilson, Martha, 1947-  Search this
Yankowitz, Nina  Search this
Extent:
8.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1950-2016
Summary:
The papers of painter and educator Robin Tewes measure 8.4 linear feet and date from 1950-2016. The collection documents the life of a veteran New York artist, active in artist run galleries, such as Fifth Street Gallery, and in artists' organizations. Among the papers are biographical material, correspondence, nine notebooks, project files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, photographic material, artwork, nine sketchbooks, and a few artifacts.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter and educator Robin Tewes measure 8.4 linear feet and date from 1950-2016. The collection documents the life of a veteran New York artist, active in artist run galleries, such as Fifth Street Gallery, and in artists' organizations. Among the papers are biographical material, correspondence, nine notebooks, project files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, photographic material, artwork, nine sketchbooks, and a few artifacts.

Notable correspondents include Tewes' longtime friend and writer Beverly Donofrio, as well as Andrea Belag, Vija Celmins, Petah Coyne, Ilona Granet, Mark Innerst, Joyce Kozloff, Ruth Marten, Mark Tansey, Marcia Tucker, Martha Wilson, and Nina Yankowitz.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 11 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1950-2012 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1970-2016 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 3: Notebooks, 2007-2015 (0.4 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 4: Project Files, circa 1975-2015 (1.6 linear feet; Box 2-3, OV 10-11)

Series 5: Teaching Files, 1997-2015 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3-4)

Series 6: Personal Business Records, circa 1975-2010 (0.2 linear feet; Box 4)

Series 7: Printed Material, circa 1970-2015 (2.5 linear feet; Box 4-6, OV 12)

Series 8: Photographic Material, circa 1958-2015 (0.6 linear feet; Box 7, OV 13; 332 Megabytes; ER01)

Series 9: Artwork, circa 1950-2015 (0.7 linear feet; Box 7, OV 14-15)

Series 10: Sketchbooks, circa 1984-2010 (0.6 linear feet; Box 8-9)

Series 11: Artifacts, circa 2000, circa 2009 (0.2 linear feet; Box 9)
Biographical / Historical:
Robin Tewes (1950- ) is a New York painter and educator. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Tewes graduated from the High School of Art and Design in 1968 and received her BFA from Hunter College in 1978. Tewes was an original member of P.S. 122 Painting Association and founded the Fifth Street Gallery which operated on the Lower East Side in the late 1970s. Tewes has taught at several colleges and universities around New York City including Bard College, Hunter College, Pace University, Parsons the New School for Design, and the School of Visual Arts. She has been included in numerous exhibitions, both domestically and internationally.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2016 by Robin Tewes.
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:
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:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Robin Tewes papers, 1950-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.tewerobi
See more items in:
Robin Tewes papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tewerobi

David Weinrib papers

Creator:
Weinrib, David, 1924-2016  Search this
Names:
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) -- Faculty  Search this
Pratt Institute. Sculpture Garden  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise, 1911-2010  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Frank, Mary, 1933-  Search this
Pfaff, Judy, 1946-  Search this
Von Rydingsvärd, Ursula, 1942-  Search this
Weinrib, Joann  Search this
Extent:
28.2 Megabytes
4.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Megabytes
Photographs
Date:
circa 1950-2015
Summary:
The papers of multimedia sculptor, curator, and instructor David Weinrib measure 4.6 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2015. The collection documents Weinrib's life and career through a small amount of biographical material, project files, and printed and photographic material. Project files make up the bulk of the collection and document Weinrib's teaching at Black Mountain College, his curation of the Pratt Sculpture Park, and an extensive project that he undertook with his second wife, JoAnn Weinrib, in 1998 titled "Sculptors in Their Environments." This project file includes photographic documentation of numerous artists working in their studios including Vito Acconci, Louise Bourgeois, Petah Coyne, Mary Frank, Judy Pfaff, Ursula von Rydingsvard, and many others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of multimedia sculptor, curator, and instructor David Weinrib measure 4.6 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2015. The collection documents Weinrib's life and career through a small amount of biographical material, project files, and printed and photographic material. Project files make up the bulk of the collection and document Weinrib's teaching at Black Mountain College, his curation of the Pratt Sculpture Park, and an extensive project that he undertook with his second wife, JoAnn Weinrib, in 1998 titled "Sculptors in Their Environments." This project file includes photographic documentation of numerous artists working in their studios including Vito Acconci, Louise Bourgeois, Petah Coyne, Mary Frank, Judy Pfaff, Ursula von Rydingsvard, and many others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as four series

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1970-2015 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Project Files, circa 1968-2011 (2.9 linear feet; Box 1-3, OV 5-6; 28.2 megabytes; ER01-ER03)

Series 3: Printed Material, circa 1950-2010 (0.6 linear feet; Box 3-4)

Series 4: Photographic Material, circa 1970-2010 (0.9 linear feet; Box 4, OV 6)
Biographical / Historical:
David Weinrib (1924-2016) was a sculptor, ceramicist, and instructor who worked primarily in New York City. Born in Brooklyn, New Work, Weinrib attended Brooklyn College before receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Alfred University. Weinrib taught pottery at the Craft Institute at Black Mountain College from 1952-1953 with his first wife Karen Karnes. In the 1960s, Weinrib began experimenting in a variety of media and exhibited at the Howard Wise Gallery. He continued to work in different media through the decades including cast resin, cut paper, acrylic collages, and photography through collaboration with his second wife, JoAnn Weinrib. Weinrib taught at Pratt Institute for thirty years and also curated the Pratt Sculpture Park, which displays over fifty works on the urban campus. He is the recipient of numerous National Endowment for the Arts grants as well as Guggenheim and Fulbright grants. Weinrib's work is in the collections of the Walker Art Center, the Whitney Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2016 by Abel Weinrib, David Weinrib's son.
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 born digital records 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:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
David Weinrib papers, circa 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.weindavi
See more items in:
David Weinrib papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-weindavi

Petah Coyne : having gone I will return

Title:
Having gone I will return
Author:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Writer of commentary:
Sorkin, Jenni  Search this
Issuing body:
Galerie Lelong (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Physical description:
92 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
21st century
Topic:
Sculpture, Abstract  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Literature in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.C8746 P48 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100886

Petah Coyne [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Art & Artist files at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_28475

Strike : Petah Coyne, Ellen Driscoll, Heide Fasnacht, Carol Hepper / curated by Judith Page

Author:
Page, Judith 1946-  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Driscoll, Ellen  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Hepper, Carol 1953-  Search this
Valencia Community College  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Driscoll, Ellen  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Hepper, Carol 1953-  Search this
Physical description:
15 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1988
©1988
20th century
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Nature in art  Search this
Nature (Aesthetics)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_985372

Petah Coyne : above and beneath the skin / Douglas Dreishpoon, Nancy Princenthal, Eleanor Heartney

Title:
Above and beneath the skin
Author:
Dreishpoon, Douglas  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Princenthal, Nancy  Search this
Heartney, Eleanor 1954-  Search this
Sculpture Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Albright-Knox Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Physical description:
131 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_759281

Installation by Petah Coyne : February 2 - March 9, 1991, Southeastern Massachusetts University Art Gallery

Author:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Southeastern Massachusetts University Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Physical description:
[14] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
Call number:
NB237.C68 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639310

Petah Coyne, photographs / [essay by Douglas Dreishpoon]

Author:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Dreishpoon, Douglas  Search this
Laurence Miller Gallery  Search this
Weatherspoon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. : ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
[1996]
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
NB237.C68 D4 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641643

Endangered species : ecological commentaries / Petah Coyne ... [et al.] ; curator, Geno Rodriguez, February 28-April 11, 1987, Alternative Museum, New York City

Author:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Alternative Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
20th century
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512.5.C64 E53 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644287

Petah Coyne : February 28-April 15, 1992, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art / essay by David S. Rubin

Author:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Rubin, David S. 1949-  Search this
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
NB237.C68 A4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_647179

Petah Coyne : black/white/black / essay by Terrie Sultan ; interview with the artist, Carrie Przybilla

Title:
Black/white/black
Author:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Sultan, Terrie 1952-  Search this
Przybilla, Carrie  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Coyne, Petah Interviews  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
C1996
Call number:
N40.1.C87476 S8 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_511403

The emerging figure / Bruce Weber & Douglas Dreishpoon

Author:
Weber, Bruce 1951-  Search this
Dreishpoon, Douglas  Search this
Norton Gallery and School of Art  Search this
Edith C. Blum Art Institute  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Ladda, Justen 1953-  Search this
Monti, John 1957-  Search this
Newman, John 1952-  Search this
Richter, Scott 1943-  Search this
Shea, Judith 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
[1989]
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Figure sculpture, American  Search this
Figure sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NB212 .W43 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_523335

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