Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of electronic records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Parish Gallery records, 1940-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation. Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division Search this
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
This accession consists of records that document the planning, curation, and execution of temporary exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including
EXPRESSIV, and the WORKS and DIRECTIONS series sponsored by the Museum. The records were created and maintained by Neal David Benezra, Assistant Director
for Art and Public Programs (1992-1999); Amada Cruz, Associate Curator (1989-1993); and Ned Rifkin, Chief Curator, 1988-1992. Materials include correspondence, memoranda,
loan agreements, brochures, press kits, checklists, budget records, notes, floor plans, exhibition catalogs, scripts, and photographs.
Exhibitions and artists documented include: British Sculpture Since 1965: Cragg, Deacon, Flanagan, Long, Nash, Woodrow (1987-1988), featuring work by Tony Cragg,
Richard Deacon, Barry Flanagan, Richard Long, David Nash, and Bill Woodrow; Franz Gertsch: Nine Large-Scale Woodcuts (1990); Lucian Freud Paintings (1987); Awards
in the Visual Arts 10 (1991); Stephan Balkenhol: Sculptures and Drawings (1995-1996); EXPRESSIV: Central European Art 1960 (1988); WORKS: Dennis Adams
(1990); WORKS: David Ireland (1990); WORKS: Matt Mullican (1990); WORKS: Ann Hamilton and Kathryn Clark, "View" (1991); WORKS: Alfredo Jaar (1991-1992);
DIRECTIONS: Christian Marclay (1990); DIRECTIONS: Ilya Kabakov, "Ten Characters" (1990); DIRECTIONS: Mike Kelley, "Half a Man" (1991); DIRECTIONS:
Adrian Piper, "What It's Like, What It Is #2" (1991); DIRECTIONS: Tim Rollins and K.O.S., "Animal Farm" (1992); DIRECTIONS: Jac Leirner (1993); DIRECTIONS:
Jeanne Dunning (1994); DIRECTIONS: Sue Coe (1994); and DIRECTIONS: Gary Simmons (1995).