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Study of Distortions by Agnes Denes

Photographer:
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Subject:
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1972
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10485
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Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10485

Sun Mathematics

Artist:
Agnes Denes, American, b. Budapest, Hungary, 1938  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
11 × 8 9/16 in. (27.9 × 21.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1974
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Charles J. Tanenbaum, New York, 2004
Accession Number:
04.21
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2ddaea4f2-af85-42bd-ab9a-34e07f727c95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_04.21

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986  Search this
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa, 1479-  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto, 1912-  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kelly, Robert, 1956-  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Maggi, Marco, 1957-  Search this
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo, 1877-1976  Search this
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles, 1944-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William, 1946-2007  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (3 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
64 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and Travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and Travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- Description and Travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Date:
2012 September 25 and October 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raquel Rabinovich conducted 2012 September 25 and October 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Rabinovich's home, in Rhinebeck, New York.
Rabinovich speaks of growing up in Argentina; becoming aware of art; reproductions and books; European art; her Jewish heritage; her parents moving to Argentina before World War I; Jewish persecution; her parents' background; living in Cordoba; speaking Spanish and Yiddish growing up; quiet reflections; church; art exposure; traveling and moving to Paris; the influence of Ernesto Farina; Peron's dictatorship and rebellion; attending medical school and the call of art; political activities and spending time in jail; meeting Jose and moving to Scotland; Paris and exposure to artwork; teachings of Andre Lhote; her early works; abstraction; painting; the Mona Lisa; darkness and light; "The Dark is Light Enough"; exposure to literature and poetry; living in Copenhagen; meeting Jorge Luis Borges; the Book of Sand; her siblings; her children and her relationship to them; staying up to date with current events; libraries and a lack of books growing up; meditation; texture and the monochromatic works; interest in Jasper Johns' work; meeting Jasper Johns; living in New York; trip to Machu Picchu and spending the night outdoors; "Cloister, Crossing, Passageway 1.32"; glassworks and transparency; exhibiting artwork; her divorce; Rodolfo Mondolfo; environment and exposure; quiet contemplation; spending time with artwork; commissioned work near High Falls; "River Library"; libraries as places of knowledge; minimalism; the 1980s; her daughter's wedding and her relationship with Jose; stones; traveling to Nepal, Thailand, India, and Egypt; temples; Buddhism; "Chhodrtens"; garbhagrihas; NEA fellowship and residency in Paris; "Thrones for the Gods"; INTAR Gallery; "Gateless Gates"; artifacts; Pabhavikas sculpture; Charles Stein; Linda Weintraub; George Quasha; Station Hill Press; "Enfolded Darkness" and "Light Unworn". Rabinovich also recalls Baron Hughes, Beethoven, Lenin, Diego Velazquez, Andre Lhote, Mondrian, Picasso, Braque, David Levi Straus, Robert Kelly, Cezanne, Philip Pavia, Agnes Martin, Dorothea Rockburne, Barry Schwabsky, Bill Zimmer, Agnes Denes, Louisa Valenzuela, Julia Herzberg, and Marco Maggi.
Biographical / Historical:
Raquel Rabinovich (1929- ) is a painter and sculptor in Rhinebeck, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, New York.
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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Political activists  Search this
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.rabino12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rabino12

Interviews relating to the Container Corporation of America

Creator:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Interviewer:
Norelli, Martina Roudabush  Search this
Names:
Container Corporation of America -- Art collections  Search this
N. W. Ayer and Son  Search this
Coiner, Charles T., 1897-  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Lionni, Leo, 1910-  Search this
Massey, John, 1931-  Search this
Paepcke, Elizabeth, 1902-1994  Search this
Paepcke, Walter Paul, 1896-1960  Search this
Warwick, Edward  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (sound cassettes (partially transcribed))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1984-1985
Scope and Contents:
Interviews of Charles Coiner, Agnes Denes, Leo Leonni, John Vincent Massey, Elizabeth Paepcke (wife of Container President Walter Paepcke), and Edward Warwick, regarding the Container Corporation of America's advertising campaigns and the development of the art collection. Also discussed is the role of the advertising agency N. W. Ayer and Son to the Container Corporation of America. The interviews were conducted by Martina Norelli, associate curator of graphic arts of the National Museum of American Art, in preparation for the exhibition and catalog "Art, Design, and the Modern Corporation," held October 24, 1985-January 19, 1986.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by the National Museum of American Art.
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.
Denes and Paepcke interviews are transcribed.
Occupation:
Designers -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art and industry  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.natiaaiv
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-natiaaiv

Agnes Denes papers, 1968-1971

Creator:
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7497
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209656
AAA_collcode_deneagne
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209656

Agnes Denes papers

Creator:
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Extent:
185 Items ((on one microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1971
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence and drafts of letters, catalogues, blueprints, clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Environmental artist, sculptor, painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1971 by Agnes Denes.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Environmental artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.deneagne
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-deneagne

Oral history interview with Agnes Denes

Interviewee:
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Interviewer:
Zapol, Liza, 1978-  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (sound files (5 hrs., 49 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2019 May 14-23
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Agnes Denes conducted 2019 May 14-23, by Liza Zapol, for the Archives of American Art at VillageCare Rehabilitation Center, in New York, N.Y.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Agnes Denes (1931- ) is a conceptual artist and environmental artist based in New York. Interviewer Liza Zapol (1978- ) is the Robert and Arlene Kogod Secretarial Scholar in Oral History at the Archives of American Art.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Agnes Denes.
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:
ACCESS RESTRICTED; Use requires written permission. For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.denes19
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-denes19

Denes, Agnes

Collection Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2004-2006
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings 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:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Peter Howard Selz papers
Peter Howard Selz papers / Series 6: Artists' Research Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-selzpete-ref508

Denes, Agnes

Collection Creator:
Munro, Eleanor, 1928-  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1995
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.
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:
Eleanor Munro papers, circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Eleanor Munro papers
Eleanor Munro papers / Series 5: Subject and Research Files / Women Artists
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-munrelea-ref806

Denes, Agnes

Collection Creator:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1976-1980
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 with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. 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:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960s-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers
Lucy R. Lippard papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Correspondence by Name
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipplucy-ref1432

Denes, Agnes

Collection Creator:
Johnson, Ellen H.  Search this
Container:
Box 48, Folder 3-4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960-1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington D.C. Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. 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:
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-2018, bulk 1921-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers / Series 7: Artist Files / Individual Artists Alphabetical
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-johnelle-ref1124

Interviews relating to the Container Corporation of America, 1984-1985

Creator:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)  Search this
Norelli, Martina Roudabush  Search this
Subject:
Coiner, Charles T.  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Lionni, Leo  Search this
Massey, John  Search this
Paepcke, Elizabeth  Search this
Warwick, Edward  Search this
Paepcke, Walter Paul  Search this
Container Corporation of America  Search this
N. W. Ayer and Son  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and industry  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10316
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213518
AAA_collcode_natiaaiv
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213518

Miscellaneous Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs from Other Galleries

Collection Creator:
Frances Wolfson Art Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 39-41
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1994
Scope and Contents note:
(arranged chronologically including: Beckman, William, 1986; Cardenas, Juan, 1985; Castles, John, 1981; Castoro, Rosemarie, 1987; Clemente, Francesco, 1985; Cruz-Azaceta, Luis, 1988; Csernus, Tibor, 1985; Curtis, Brian, 1989; Denes, Agnes, 1980; de Roiter, Sara Modiano, 1981; Duque, Alberto Uribe, 1981; Estopinan, Roberto, 1988; Galletti, Lia, 1988; Garcez, Paulo Gomes, 1988; Gomez, Victor, 1988; Gonzalez, Beatriz, 1978; Merlino, Silvio, 1987; Morales, Armando, 1986; Neblett, Alexandra, 1988; Page, Judith, 1986; Pinto, Jody, 1987; Rojas, Miguel Angel, 1981; Roszak, Sara, 1982; Salcedo, Bernardo, 1981; Seliger, Charles, 1974-1982; Solow, Peter, 1989; Valerio, James, undated; Zaborov, Boris, 1985)
Collection Restrictions:
Use of unmicrofilmed material in the holdings of the Archives of American Art requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C., facility.
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:
Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records, 1973-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records
Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records / Series 5: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-franwola-ref167

Denes, Agnes C.

Collection Creator:
Associated American Artists  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C., facility.
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:
Associated American Artists records, circa 1934-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Associated American Artists records
Associated American Artists records / Series 1: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-assoamea-ref252

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich, 2012 September 25 and October 9

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Beethoven, Ludwig van  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Braque, Georges  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kelly, Robert  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich  Search this
Lhote, André  Search this
Maggi, Marco  Search this
Martin, Agnes  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William  Search this
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- description and travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- description and travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338396
AAA_collcode_rabino12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338396

Artists Talk on Art records, circa 1974-2018

Creator:
Artists Talk on Art  Search this
Subject:
Barnet, Will  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise  Search this
Christo  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
De Niro, Robert, Sr.  Search this
Goldberg, Michael  Search this
Jeanne-Claude  Search this
Longo, Robert  Search this
Mendieta, Ana  Search this
Morris, Robert  Search this
Murray, Elizabeth  Search this
Neel, Alice  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Wilke, Hannah  Search this
Wojnarowicz, David  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Transcripts
Video recordings
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Historians  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17354
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)380891
AAA_collcode_artitalk
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_380891

Oral history interview with Agnes Denes, 2019 May 14-23

Interviewee:
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Interviewer:
Zapol, Liza, 1978-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21683
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)398435
AAA_collcode_denes19
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_398435

Agnes Denes: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Denes, Agnes 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000833
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138308

Denes, Agnes, 1990-1991

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)
See more items in:
Acquisition Records (Declined)
Acquisition Records (Declined) / Box 11
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-136-refidd1e18345

Denes, Agnes

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-154, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division, Curatorial Correspondence
See more items in:
Curatorial Correspondence
Curatorial Correspondence / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-154-refidd1e484

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