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Inka Road Symposium 26 - Inka Expansion: The Road Network in Colombia

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-07-15T18:45:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_BjdpWUOraPo

Kay WalkingStick Symposium 07 - Jolene Rickard

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-11-10T18:58:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_JF_1jCRT28M

Meet the Artist: Enrico David - Hirshhorn Museum

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-07-24T18:37:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
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hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_d80lchBTpkE

Art of the United States, 1750-2000 primary sources John Davis, Michael Leja ; edited by Francesca Rose ; with contributions by Lacey Baradel

Writer of added commentary:
Davis, John 1961 September 24-  Search this
Leja, Michael 1951-  Search this
Editor:
Rose, Francesca  Search this
Contributor:
Baradel, Lacey 1982-  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Glassman, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
543 pages illustrations (some color), maps 23 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
USA
Date:
2020
Topic:
Art, American--Sources  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Art américain--Sources  Search this
ART / American / General  Search this
Kunst  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153638

Time (Chronos) Entrusting Cupid to Venus

Artist:
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727 – 1804  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, white gouache, over black chalk on brown laid paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 43.5 × 56.5 cm (17 1/8 × 22 1/4 in.)
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Venice, Italy
Date:
ca. 1757
Credit Line:
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
Accession Number:
1938-57-245
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq47c515862-3f2a-4b66-aa6d-d699e6ef209c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-57-245
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Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 15.6 x 8.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ddcb345b-31d7-4ed0-8c2a-56c1b8a1b71b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-1
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam. (a): 4.8 x 7.1 cm (1 7/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
H x diam. (b): 4.4 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Prototype
Object Name:
Prototype
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-10-a/c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq456daf712-5520-47d7-b602-4a7e4224d805
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-10-a_c

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 11.3 x 7.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq446a5b012-92cd-40a3-8cfb-f148d3d0f772
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-11
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 13.2 x 8.5 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49fe76ec2-f2fa-477c-8c0c-a77bda9d229c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-2
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 11.5 x 7.3 cm (4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq44dd06a42-86a6-4e49-a8e2-3a24758a1574
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-3
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 14.5 x 10 cm (5 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
carafe
Object Name:
carafe
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4285dcc63-a498-404d-8f48-1ece75884833
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-5
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 10.5 x 6.8 cm (4 1/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
carafe
Object Name:
carafe
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq44ca0982d-a48e-492c-bec4-795b61c8118f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-6
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 5.5 x 7 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq413ad995e-d991-42f8-80c1-b0a3f288c26d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-7
Online Media:

Ciga

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 11.5 x 4.9 cm (4 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45e8901ca-ce85-446e-8c3b-71fa8d57d7f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-8
Online Media:

Ciga

Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Lella Vignelli, Italian, 1934 - 2016  Search this
Design Team member:
David Law, American, b. 1937  Search this
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 8 x 5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Designed in:
USA
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Accession Number:
1985-54-9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Venini S.p.A.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4500d38ef-a4de-4a19-9a78-814860a87f30
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1985-54-9
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Nancy Spero papers

Creator:
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009  Search this
Names:
A.I.R. Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Galerie Lelong (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Mendieta, Ana, 1948-1985  Search this
Sosa, Irene  Search this
Extent:
26.4 Linear feet
19.12 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Date:
1940s-2009
Summary:
The papers of painter, collage artist, and printmaker Nancy Spero measure 26.4 linear feet and 19.12 GB and are dated 1940s-2009. Biographical material, correspondence and other files documenting Spero's personal and professional relationships, interviews and writings, records of Spero's many exhibitions and projects, files highlighting the major subjects that galvanized her, business records, printed and photographic material, and digital and video recordings, offer detailed insight into the career of one of the earliest feminist artists.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter, collage artist, and printmaker Nancy Spero measure 26.4 linear feet and 19.12 GB and are dated 1940s-2009. Biographical material, correspondence and other files documenting Spero's personal and professional relationships, interviews and writings, records of Spero's many exhibitions and projects, files highlighting the major subjects that galvanized her, business records, printed and photographic material, and digital and video recordings, offer detailed insight into the career of one of the earliest feminist artists.

Biographical material includes biographical notes and curricula vitae, as well as several video recordings of documentaries about Spero by Patsy Scala and Irene Sosa which feature original footage of Spero at work. Correspondence is personal and professional, and includes letters from artists including Judy Chicago and Ana Mendieta, writers and curators such as Deborah Frizzell and Susanne Altmann, regarding Spero exhibition catalogs, monographs, and articles, and personal news from family members such as Spero's sons, and correspondence related to other aspects of Spero's career.

Interviews of Spero include transcripts, published interviews, and video recordings. Writings include many of Spero's statements about her work, as well as notes, published versions of articles written by Spero, and video recordings of talks and panel discussions she participated in.

Exhibition files for over 75 shows document the extent to which Spero's work has been widely exhibited in her lifetime with numerous solo exhibitions, including major retrospectives in London, Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid, and dozens of group exhibitions in which she participated over the course of her career.

Gallery and museum files supplement the exhibition files by further documenting Spero's dealings with numerous galleries and museums, including Galerie Lelong, which represents Spero's estate, Barbara Gross Galerie, the first gallery in Germany to represent Spero, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the National Gallery of Canada, and many others. The series also documents Spero's involvement with A.I.R. Gallery, the first independent women's art venue in the United States.

Professional files document other aspects of Spero's career including, but not limited to, awards she received, organizations she participated in or contributed to, publishing projects related to her work, and individual projects she executed such as an installation at the Harold Washington Library in Chicago and the Artemis, Acrobats, Divas & Dancers mosaic tiles she created for the Metropolitan Transit Authority for the 66th Street/Lincoln Center subway station. Also included here are files related to works of art such as Codex Artaud, and Notes in Time.

Subject files, contents of which were presumably used as source material for Spero, document subjects of interest to her, many of which were incorporated into her work and consists primarily of printed material. Broad subject categories include animal rights and conservation, feminism, war, and women. One set of folders documents "museum and political actions" undertaken by Spero and other activists during the 1960s-1970s to fight for equal representation of women in the arts and challenge the male-dominated hierarchy of the art world. Subject files include multiple news articles on torture, rape, and other atrocities committed particularly against women during wartime and by repressive and autocratic political regimes, and also include source material on the archetypal images of women that were fundamental to her interpretation of the female experience.

Printed material documents Spero's entire career from the late 1950s on. Announcements, exhibition catalogs, invitations, news clippings, and periodicals provide comprehensive coverage of her many exhibitions and other events. Printed material also documents the activities of a few other artists, primarily from the 2000s, and includes periodicals, primarily about art, and video recordings of documentaries about art and various other subjects.

Photographic material includes photographs of Nancy Spero from the 1940s on, photos of Spero with family and friends, and photographs of artwork including the heads of Spero's 2007 Maypole: Take No Prisoners which was the last major work completed before her death, originally realized for the Venice Biennale. Also found are a few installation shots and prints, slides, and digital images of Notes in Time at A.I.R. Gallery in 1979.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 11 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1950-2009 (Box 1, FC 30; 0.85 linear feet, ER01-ER04; 9.58 GB)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1946-2009 (Boxes 1-4, 27; 2.75 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, 1973-2007 (Boxes 4-5; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1950-2007 (Boxes 5-6; 1 linear foot)

Series 5: Exhibition Files, circa 1976-2009 (Boxes 6-9, 27, OV 28; 3.3 linear feet, ER09-ER10, ER14-ER17; 1.5 GB)

Series 6: Gallery and Museum Files, 1972-2009 (Boxes 9-14; 5.1 linear feet; ER05-ER08, ER12-ER13; 2.962 GB)

Series 7: Professional Files, circa 1967-2008 (Boxes 14-17, RD 29; 3.5 linear feet; ER15; 0.74 GB)

Series 8: Subject Files, 1950s-2009 (Boxes 17-19, 27, OV 28; 2.4 linear feet)

Series 9: Business Records, circa 1976-2008 (Boxes 19-20; 0.7 linear foot)

Series 10: Printed Material, 1949-2009 (Boxes 20-25, 27, OV 28; 5.5 linear feet)

Series 11: Photographic Material, 1940s-2009 (Boxes 25-27; 0.7 linear foot; ER18-ER19; 0.151 GB)
Biographical / Historical:
Nancy Spero (1926-2009) was a figurative painter, printmaker, and collage artist based in New York City whose work was executed primarily on paper from the 1960s on, and often incorporated text. Spero was among the first feminist artists and a political activist whose convictions were expressed relentlessly in her work. Using archetypal representations of women to examine the range of female experience, Spero centered "woman as protagonist" whilst simultaneously examining the suffering women have long been subjected to through structural inequality, the systematic abuses of repressive political regimes, and the atrocities of war.

Born in Cleveland, Nancy Spero lived in Chicago from the time she was a very young child until completing her studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA 1949) where she met her future husband, painter Leon Golub (1922-2004). Spero studied briefly in Paris and lived in New York City, returning to Chicago after her marriage in 1951. The couple and their two sons lived in Italy from 1956 to 1957. In 1959, after a few years in New York, the family moved to Paris where Spero developed an interest in existentialism and produced a series of black paintings. Spero and Golub returned to New York in 1964 with their three sons.

Nancy Spero was strongly affected by the war in Vietnam and the many social changes of the period. She became an activist and feminist, joined various organizations, and participated in a variety of demonstrations. Work such as the War series began to include political and sexual imagery, and Spero's work from here on was primarily executed on paper.

Spero was among the founding members of the women's cooperative A.I.R. Gallery established in 1972. In the 1970s archetypal representations of women in mythology, history, art, and literature became predominant in her work. Included in this vein are major series and installations, among them Torture of Women, Notes in Time on Women, The First Language, and her 66th Street/Lincoln Center subway station mosaic mural Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers.

Spero exhibited in the 1950 Salon des Independents and her first solo exhibition (in tandem with Leon Golub) was held at Indiana University in 1958. Thereafter, she showed sporadically until nearly 30 years later when her career flourished and she enjoyed international stature. Beginning in 1986, each year brought multiple solo exhibitions at galleries and museums in the United States and internationally. In addition, she continued to participate in group shows such as "Documenta" and the Venice Biennale. Her work is included in the permanent collections of museums throughout the world.

Awards and honors included the Skowhegan Medal for Works on Paper (1995), Hiroshima Art Prize shared with Leon Golub (1996), The Women's Caucus for Art award for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Arts (2003), and The Women's Caucus for Art Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement (2005). Spero was awarded honorary Doctorates of Fine Arts by The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1991) and Williams College (2001), and was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2006).

After several years of declining health, Nancy Spero died from heart failure in New York City, October 18, 2009.
Related Materials:
Also among the holdings of the Archives of American Art are an interview with Nancy Spero conducted 2008 Februay 6-July 24, by Judith Olch Richards, and the papers of Spero's husband, Leon Golub.
Provenance:
Following a gift of materials by Nancy Spero in 1979, the majority of the collection was donated by Spero's sons, Stephen Golub, Philip Golub, and Paul Golub, in 2013.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References 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.
Occupation:
Collagists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Video recordings
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Citation:
Nancy Spero papers, 1940s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.spernanc
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ee586015-b282-427f-88a2-0768b0b0e79b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spernanc
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Oral history interview with Salvatore Scarpitta

Interviewee:
Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
American Academy in Rome  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1975 January 31.-February 3
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Salvatore Scarpitta conducted 1975 January 31.-February 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Scarpitta speaks of his family's background; growing up and going to school in California; moving to Italy and going to art school at 17; attending the American Academy; his experiences in Europe after the war broke out in 1940; being arrested and interned for 18 months in Italy and escaping; joining the United States Navy; getting thrown out of the American Academy after being accused of being a Communist; his abstract paintings; moving back to America after Leo Castelli saw his work; his painting techniques; his thoughts on futurism and cubism; why he shifted from working on a canvas to tearing it apart and using it as materials; his use of color; how his interest in race cars influenced his art work; building race cars; living in New York and the art scene there; his successful art show on the Piazza San Marco in Venice; the reason for using belts in his paintings; how certain paintings led him to building sleds; his feelings about Leo Castelli; and teaching art. He recalls Phil Guston, Jack Levine, Franz Kline, Bill de Kooning, Jackson Pollack, Mark Rothko, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Salvatore Scarpitta (1919-2007) was a sculptor.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 11 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Futurism (Art)  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Automobile racing  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Cubism  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.scarpi75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95bac49d5-0671-41ab-b93a-f734a61ff344
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-scarpi75
Online Media:

Interview on Dogana with Francesco Bonami and Alison Gingeras

Creator:
Bonami, Francesco, 1955-  Search this
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Gingeras, Alison  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
2009 May 1-June 7
Citation:
Francesco Bonami and Dodie Kazanjian. Interview on Dogana with Francesco Bonami and Alison Gingeras, 2009 May 1-June 7. Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)23813
See more items in:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_23813

Interview on Dogana with Maurizio Cattelan and Interview on Dogana with Hamish Bowles

Creator:
Bowles, Hamish, 1963-  Search this
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Cattelan, Maurizio  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
2009 May 8-14
Citation:
Hamish Bowles and Dodie Kazanjian. Interview on Dogana with Maurizio Cattelan and Interview on Dogana with Hamish Bowles, 2009 May 8-14. Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)23819
See more items in:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_23819

Dasya baillouviana (S.G. Gmel.) Mont.

Biogeographical Region:
Mediterranean  Search this
Collector:
Hélène Huvé  Search this
Place:
Punta sabbioni, venice area, venezia, Veneto, Italy, Europe
Collection Date:
Jul 1958
Taxonomy:
Plantae Rhodophyta Florideophyceae Ceramiales Dasyaceae Dasyoideae
Published Name:
Dasya baillouviana (S.G. Gmel.) Mont.
Barcode:
00312273
USNM Number:
4743
See more items in:
Botany
Algae
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e8d1710c-3a23-4dac-8943-a92047d0ba2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2335466

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