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Dore Ashton papers, circa 1928-2014

Creator:
Ashton, Dore, 1928-2017  Search this
Ashton, Dore, 1928-2017  Search this
Subject:
Adley, James  Search this
Adams, Pat  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Albee, Edward  Search this
Hiss, Alger  Search this
Howes, Barbara  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Hellman, Lillian  Search this
Lindner, Richard  Search this
Malamud, Bernard  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Licht, Fred  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Mumford, Lewis  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Vasilikos, Vasilēs  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Reuterswärd, Carl Fredrik  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Tinguely, Jean  Search this
Borges, Jacopo Luis  Search this
Congdon, Dennis  Search this
Herbert, George  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Driskell, David C.  Search this
Berthot, Jake  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Avedon, Richard  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Transcripts
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Dadaism  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5858
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208698
AAA_collcode_ashtdore
Theme:
Women
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208698
Online Media:

Guidieri, Remo

Collection Creator:
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 11-12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1986-2009
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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:
Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dore Ashton papers
Dore Ashton papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.2: Alphabetical
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ashtdore-ref124

Guidieri, Remo

Collection Creator:
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Container:
Box 29, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1990-2009
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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:
Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dore Ashton papers
Dore Ashton papers / Series 8: Addition to the Dore Ashton Papers / 8.4: Writing Project and Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ashtdore-ref1389

Dore Ashton papers

Creator:
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Names:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art -- Faculty  Search this
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.) -- Faculty  Search this
Yale University -- Faculty  Search this
Adams, Pat, 1928-  Search this
Adley, James, 1931-  Search this
Albee, Edward, 1928-  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Avedon, Richard  Search this
Berthot, Jake, 1939-  Search this
Borges, Jacopo Luis  Search this
Congdon, Dennis  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Driskell, David C.  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984  Search this
Herbert, George  Search this
Hiss, Alger  Search this
Howes, Barbara  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Licht, Fred, 1928-  Search this
Lindner, Richard, 1901-  Search this
Malamud, Bernard  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-  Search this
Reuterswärd, Carl Fredrik, 1934-  Search this
Sterne, Hedda, 1910-  Search this
Tinguely, Jean, 1925-  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Vasilikos, Vasilēs, 1934-  Search this
Yunkers, Adja, 1900-1983  Search this
Extent:
35.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Transcripts
Date:
circa 1928-2014
1849
Summary:
The papers of Dore Ashton measure 35.6 linear feet and date from circa 1928-2014, with one letter in the Joseph Cornell subject file dating from 1849. The records document Dore Ashton's career as an art critic, historian and educator, with particular depth for the period of 1952 through 1990. The collection contains a small amount of biographical material, as well as correspondence, writings, subject files, printed materials, artwork, and reference photographs of artworks. An addition to the Dore Ashton papers includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Dore Ashton measure 35.6 linear feet and date from circa 1928-2014, with one letter in the Joseph Cornell subject file dating from 1849. The records document Dore Ashton's career as an art critic, historian and educator, with particular depth for the period of 1952 through 1990. The collection contains a small amount of biographical material, as well as correspondence, writings, subject files, printed materials, artwork, and reference photographs of artworks. An addition to the Dore Ashton papers includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material.

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with many artists, writers and others, including Pat Adams, James Adley, Rudolf Arnheim, Jake Berthot, Dennis Congdon, George Herbert, Remo Guidieri, Barbara Howes, Fred Licht, Joan Punyet Miro, Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, and Hedda Sterne, among others. Smaller amounts of letters are from Joseph Albers, Edward Albee, Richard Avedon, Richard Diebenkorn, David Driskell, Alberto Giacometti, Philip Guston, Lillian Hellman, Alger Hiss, Bernard Malamud, Joan Miro, Robert Motherwell, Lewis Mumford, Claes Oldenburg, and Vassilis Vassilikos.

Writings consist of transcripts of miscellaneous articles or those written for various publications. Research files include reference or research materials for books, exhibitions, individuals and various topics. Individuals and topics include Jacopo Luis Borges, Allan Kaprow, Richard Lindner, Seong Moy, Jean Tinguely, Mark Tobey, Jack Tworkov, Adja Yunkers; and Dadaism, poetry and symbolism.

The addition to the Dore Ashton papers (Series 8) includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material. Writings make up a significant part of the addition and contain hundreds of manuscripts, as well as lectures, notes, sixty notebooks, ten diaries, and writings by others. Writing project and subject files comprise over half of the addition and encompass a large collection of alphabetical files pertaining to artists, actors, writers, thinkers, and collaborators; work projects including writings, exhibitions, panels, symposia, and lecture series; as well as various other subjects and topics. The addition also contains teaching files related to Ashton's positions at the Cooper Union, the New School for Social Research, and Yale University. The photographic material in this series is also abundant and contains hundreds of original photographs of Ashton throughout all stages of her life, many with friends and family.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 8 series.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1962-1978

Series 2: Correspondence, 1945-2010, undated

Series 3: Writings, 1952-1976, undated

Series 4: Research files, 1849, 1950-1984, 2009, undated

Series 5: Printed Materials, 1931-1981, undated

Series 6: Artwork, 1949, 1952, 1983, undated

Series 7: Photographs of Artwork, circa 1950-2010

Series 8: Addition to the Dore Ashton Papers, circa 1928-2013
Biographical / Historical:
Dore Ashton (1928-) is an art critic, author, and educator living in New York City. She wrote, contributed , and edited more than 30 books. Ashton was born in Newark New Jersey in 1928 and received an MA from Harvard University in 1950. Her many books and articles focus on late 19th and 20th century art and artists. Ashton was associate editor at Art Digest from 1952-1954, and critic for Arts and Architecture at the New York Times, 1955-1960. Starting in 1962 she held several lecturing posts at various institutions including the School of Visual Arts, Cooper Union, and the New School for Social Research. She was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 1964 and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 1980. Among Ashton's books are Abstract Art Before Columbus, 1956; Poets and the Past, 1959; A Joseph Cornell Album, 1974; Yes, But…A Critical Study of Philip Guston, 1976, About Rothko, 1983; The New York School: a Cultural Reckoning, 1973; Noguchi East and West, 1992; and David Rankin: The New York Years, 2013. Dore Ashton was the first critic to develop a comprehensive and eye-witness account of the history of the Abstract Expressions.

Ashton married artist Adja Yunkers (1900-1983) in 1953, and they had two daughters Alexandra (known as Sasha) and Marina. In 1985 she married writer Matti Megged (1923-2003).
Related Materials:
Among the holdings of the Archives is an oral history interview with Dore Ashton conducted November 21, 2010 by George W. Sampson, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project.

Dore Ashton papers are also located at Emory University Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
Provenance:
The Dore Ashton papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Dore Ashton May 27, 1982, May 8, 1997, June 2, 2011, and March, 25, 2016.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
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:
Women art critics  Search this
Historians  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Educators  Search this
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Dadaism  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Transcripts
Citation:
Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.ashtdore
See more items in:
Dore Ashton papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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"Julian Schnabel" / Remo Guidieri

Author:
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Schnabel, Julian 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Schnabel, Julian 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
14 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Call number:
ND237.S43298 G85 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645886

James Lee Byars : 7 September to 28 September 1985

Author:
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Mary Boone Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Physical description:
[18] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
[1985]
Call number:
N6537.B9.A4.1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646498

Susana Solano / préface de Remo Guidieri

Author:
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Galerie Lelong (Paris, France)  Search this
Subject:
Solano, Susana 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
Call number:
N7113.S64 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649408

A.R. Penck : Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, 1971-1987 : 20. Mai bis 31. Juli 1988 / mit Texten von Remo Guidieri, Carl Haenlein und A.R. Penck ; herausgegeben von Carl Haenlein

Author:
Penck, A. R. 1939-  Search this
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Haenlein, Carl Albrecht  Search this
Kestner-Gesellschaft  Search this
Subject:
Penck, A. R. 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
173 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany (West)
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Call number:
N5070.H3 K4 1988/4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653764

Editorial / Remo Guidieri and Francesco Pellizzi

Author:
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Pellizzi, Francesco 1940-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Books
Date:
1981
Topic:
East and West  Search this
Art objects--Research  Search this
Icons  Search this
Fetish  Search this
Call number:
N5310.7 .R428
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_663086

Art d'Afrique

Author:
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Texas
Houston
Date:
1984
Topic:
Art, African--Private collections  Search this
African art collections  Search this
Call number:
N5220.M556 R56 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_524231

Baits and traps

Author:
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1997
Topic:
Material culture--Terminology  Search this
Knowledge, Theory of  Search this
Aesthetics  Search this
Call number:
N5310.7 .R428
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549700

Ethnicities and nations : processes of inter-ethnic relations in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific / edited by Remo Guidieri, Francesco Pellizzi, and Stanley J. Tambiah ; with the assistance of Rose Wax Hauer

Author:
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Pellizzi, Francesco 1940-  Search this
Tambiah, Stanley Jeyaraja 1929-  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 407 p. : 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Ethnicity--Cross-cultural studies  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Call number:
GN378.E84 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_387938

Nacho Criado : agentes colaboradores

Title:
Agentes colaboradores
Writer of added text:
Guidieri, Remo Retrato del artista  Search this
Artist:
Criado, Nacho 1943-2010 Works Selections 2012  Search this
Host institution:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía  Search this
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Seville, Spain)  Search this
Subject:
Criado, Nacho 1943-2000  Search this
Physical description:
231 pages : illustrations, some color ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_998345

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