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Letters to Mario Carreño from Enrique Riveron

Creator:
Carreño, Mario  Search this
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Extent:
34 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1981-1990
Scope and Contents:
Riveron's letters to his friend and fellow Cuban artist Mario Carreño are chatty and informal. He writes about his wife Noella, various exhibitions, mutual friends, memories of their days in Cuba, health issues, politics, the weather, pricing paintings, his collages, his longings for Paris and New York, and holidays. All letters are in Spanish.
Biographical / Historical:
Mario Carreno (1913-1999) was a painter, born in Havana, Cuba and later moved to Santiago, Chile. He friend Enrique Riverón (1902-1998) was a painter, sculptor, cartoonist, and illustrator from Miami, Florida.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1997 by Ido Gonzalez de Carreño, the wife of Mario Carreño.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.riveenri2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-riveenri2

Covo de Iongh Gallery scrapbook

Creator:
Covo de Iongh Gallery  Search this
Names:
Cundin, José María  Search this
Esqueda, Xavier  Search this
Friedeberg, Pedro, 1937-  Search this
Guzmán, Enrique, 1952-1986  Search this
Johnson, Lucas  Search this
Johnson, Patricia Covo  Search this
Toledo, Francisco, 1940-  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Scrapbooks
Date:
1975-1978
Scope and Contents:
A scrapbook compiled by Patricia Covo Johnson, containing clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and letters regarding exhibitions by José María Cundin, Pedro Friedberg, EnriqueGuzman, Xavier Esqueda, Lucas Johnson, Francisco Toledo and other artists.
Artists represented include: Pedro Friedeberg, Lucas Johnson, Gerry Tindall, Jose Maria Cundin, Dee Wolff, Brian Mains, Enrique Guzman, Xavier Exqueda, Francisco Toledo, Cathy Kuntz, Milo Lazarevic, Bob Camblin, Bill Steffy, Fletcher Mackey and Don Snell.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Houston, Texas. Founded 1975 by Patricia Covo Johnson.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Patricia Covo Johnson.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art directors -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- Houston
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.covoiong
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-covoiong

María Brito sketchbooks

Creator:
Brito, Maria, 1947-  Search this
Names:
Brito, Maria, 1947- -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Search this
Extent:
4 Volumes ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Sketchbooks
Date:
1980-1993
Scope and Contents:
Four sketchbooks, 1980-1983, 1983-1989, 1989-1993, and undated, containing drawings and notes.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Miami, Fla. Born in Havana, Cuba.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1996 by María Brito.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Topic:
Artists' preparatory studies  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.britmari
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-britmari

Made in Texas exhibition records

Creator:
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery  Search this
Names:
Reese, Becky Duval  Search this
Extent:
2 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1978-1981
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Made in Texas exhibition records include correspondence about the selection process and general correspondence; artists' files; budget and financial information; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and photographs of the artists, works of art, and installations.

Participating artists include: John Alexander, Jane Allensworth, Eric Anderson, Ed Blakburn, Jack Boynton, Nancy Chambers, John Chatmas, Lee Baxter Davis, David L. Deming, James Drake, David Elliott, Vincent Falsetta, Kelly Fearing, Keith Ferris, Vernon Fisher, George Green, Luis Guerra, Sam Gummelt, William Hall, Roberta Harris, Will Hipps, Ron Hoover, Jimmy Jalapeeno, David Jensen, Kenneth R. Jewesson, Luis Jimenez, Otis Jones, Bill Komodore, Michael Kostiuk, Dan Lomax, Jim Love, Jim Malone, Vincent Mariani, Mary Fielding McCleary, Mary Helen McFarlane, Mary McIntyre, David McManaway, Janet Newman, Gail Norfleet, Haynes Ownby, Gerald Patrick, Gilda Pervin, Bradley Peterson, Basilios Poulos, Philip Renteria, Dan Rizzi, Don Shaw, Earl Staley, Diane Stiglich, Barbara Sturgill, James Surls, Don Taylor, Linda Ridgway Taylor, Robert Tiemann, Patricia Tillman, Michael Tracy, Daniel Traverso, Jose F. Trevino, Bob Wade, Glenn Whitehead, Mac Whitney, Danny Williams, Bill Wiman, Ben Woitena, Nicholas Wood, James Woodson and Dick Wray.
Biographical / Historical:
Made in Texas was an exhibition, curated by Becky Duval Reese, at the University Art Museum at the University of Texas at Austin from 1978 to 1981. The museum was named the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery in 1980 and renamed the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art in 1998.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the microfilmed Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery exhibition files, 1948-1981.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1981 by Becky Duval Reese, curator of the exhibition.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- Texas -- Austin
Identifier:
AAA.archmhun
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-archmhun

Albuquerque Public Library artists' files

Creator:
Albuquerque Public Library (N.M.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1910-1982
Scope and Contents:
The microfilm Albuquerque Public Library artists' files include material relating to circa 330 artists of New Mexico and the Southwest. Files contain biographical data, lists of works of art, exhibition announcements, invitations and catalogs, press releases, magazine and newspaper clippings, and brochures.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1983-1984 by the Albuquerque Public Library. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Artists -- Southwest, New  Search this
Artists -- New Mexico  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Function:
Libraries -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque
Identifier:
AAA.albupubl
See more items in:
Albuquerque Public Library artists' files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-albupubl

Maltby Sykes papers, 1936-1992

Creator:
Sykes, Maltby, 1911-1992  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Christ-Janer, Albert  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz  Search this
Miller, George Charles  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Mexico -- Mexico City  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Lithography  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13473
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208803
AAA_collcode_sykewill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208803

Stendahl Art Galleries records, 1907-1971

Creator:
Stendahl Art Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Gilbert, Arthur Hill  Search this
Rose, Ethel Boardman  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M.  Search this
Rose, Guy  Search this
Montenegro, Roberto  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Loeffler, Gisella  Search this
Stendahl, Earl L.  Search this
Laurence, Sydney  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Cantú, Federico  Search this
Guthrie, George B.  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Beltran-Masses, Federico  Search this
Genth, Lillian Mathilde  Search this
Wendt, William  Search this
Ritschel, William  Search this
Hansen, Armin C. (Armin-Carl)  Search this
Payne, Edgar A. (Edgar Alwin)  Search this
Knight, Aston  Search this
Kronberg, Louis  Search this
Gelhaar, Emil  Search this
Feshin, Nikolaĭ Ivanovich  Search this
Szecsi, Ladislas  Search this
Schofield, Walter Elmer  Search this
Charlot, Jean  Search this
Kleitsch, Joseph  Search this
Zuloaga, Ignacio  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Mérida, Carlos  Search this
Eddy, Jerome  Search this
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art  Search this
Demotte, inc.  Search this
Couvoisier Galleries  Search this
Wildenstein and Company  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Art -- New Guinea  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Prints  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5550
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210940
AAA_collcode_stenartg
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210940
Online Media:

Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988

Creator:
Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-1985  Search this
Subject:
Little, Philip  Search this
Labaudt, Lucien  Search this
Morley, Grace  Search this
Long, Emilie  Search this
Franco, Johan  Search this
Farr, Fred  Search this
Gerstle, William Lewis  Search this
Fried, Alexander  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig  Search this
Robinson, Elmer E. (Elmer Edwin)  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Oldfield, Otis  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Sotomayor, Grace  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang  Search this
Salinger, Jehanne Bietry  Search this
Salinger, Pierre  Search this
Sauer, Carl Ortwin  Search this
Entenza, John  Search this
Pan American Union  Search this
Delphic Studios  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212812
AAA_collcode_sotoanto
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212812
Online Media:

Angel Suarez Rosado papers, 1978-2010

Creator:
Suarez Rosado, Angel, 1957-  Search this
Subject:
McCarthy, Justin  Search this
Rojas, Daniel  Search this
Rosario, Vidal  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Educators -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16283
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373510
AAA_collcode_suarange
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_373510

Andres Serrano papers, 1986-2013

Creator:
Serrano, Andres, 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16299
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373783
AAA_collcode_serrandr
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_373783
Online Media:

Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998

Creator:
Shicoff, Rochelle, 1943-  Search this
Subject:
Jimenez, Luis  Search this
Whitney Biennial (1991 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17395
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)383173
AAA_collcode_shicroch
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_383173
Online Media:

Roberto Sifuentes papers, circa 1988-2006, bulk 1993-2000

Creator:
Sifuentes, Roberto, 1967-  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17579
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)395107
AAA_collcode_sifurobe
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_395107
Online Media:

Angel Suarez Rosado papers

Creator:
Suárez Rosádo, Angel  Search this
Names:
McCarthy, Justin, 1891-1977  Search this
Rojas, Daniel  Search this
Rosario, Vidal  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1978-2010
Scope and Contents:
Teaching files, artists' files, two scrapbooks, photographs, works of art including a sketchbook and two altered book sculptures, printed material, and an artifact relating to artist Angel Suarez Rosado.
Artists' files relate to Justin McCarthy, Vidal Rosario, and Daniel Rojas, friends and colleagues of Suarez Rosado.
Biographical / Historical:
Angel Suarez Rosado (1957- ) is a Puerto Rican born altar maker, sculptor, mask maker, painter, and educator in Easton, Pennsylvania. Angel Suarez Rosado moved to New York City from Cayeye, Puerto Rico as a young adult and was active in New York. Suarez Rosado currently teaches classes at the Crayola Factory, Easton, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated 2015 by Angel Suarez Rosado.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Topic:
Educators -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.suarange
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-suarange

Maltby Sykes papers

Creator:
Sykes, Maltby  Search this
Names:
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990  Search this
Miller, George Charles, b. 1894  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Extent:
5.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Date:
1936-1992
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, writings, speeches, notes, teaching material, price lists, financial and legal information, press releases, printed material, and photographs relating to Sykes' career as an portrait painter and printmaker, his tenure as Professor of Art at Auburn University, and his 1936 assistantship to muralist Diego Rivera on murals for the Hotel Reforma in Mexico City.
Correspondence, 1940-1990 (1.4 ft.), with sitters, colleagues, galleries, associations and organizations, universities, and others, among them Albert Christ-Janer, Fritz Eichenberg, George C. Miller, and the National Endowment for the Arts; writings, including "Multimetal Lithography for Artists", 1967, written as a result of a grant from the NEA, and containing original prints; lectures delivered at various universities and exhibitions describing his printmaking and portraiture work; notes; teaching material, 1973-1976, relating to Sykes' tenure as Professor of Art at Auburn University; price lists of artwork and other exhibition records; financial records, 1944-1985, mainly receipts for printmaking materials; press releases, 1966-1989, mainly concerning Sykes' award from the NEA and various exhibitions; printed material, ca.1940-ca.1990 (1 ft.), including exhibition announcements and invitations, a dismantled scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, and newsletters from Auburn University and various clubs and organizations; original artwork (0.5 ft.), including sketchbooks and loose sketches and drawings; and photographs (1 ft.), mainly of works of art by Sykes.
Unmicrofilmed documentation relating to Sykes' 1936 assistantship to Diego Rivera is documented by printed material, photographs, many depicting Rivera at work on the mural, and writings, including a manuscript by Sykes "Diego Rivera Remembered: An Account of the Hotel Reforma Mural Project," 1985.
REEL 3667: Sykes' notes on the Hotel Reforma mural project; two letters from Diego Rivera (in Spanish with accompanying translations by Sykes), one providing proof of Sykes' status as a student of fresco painting and the other granting Sykes permission to make sketches and copies of Rivera's paintings; records of supplies; plastering schedules, including diagrams of four fresco panels showing time schedules for plastering; 10 drawings by Sykes of the frescoes; clippings, including a typescript and translation of a newspaper article from "Excelsior" describing the controversy surrounding the murals and Rivera's involvement with Mexican labor unions; and photographs and negatives of the preparation of the walls, Rivera and assistants at work on the murals, and Rivera's studies and finished panels.
Biographical / Historical:
Maltby Sykes (1911-1992) was a painter, draftsman, lithographer, engraver, and teacher from Auburn, Alabama. Full name William Maltby Sykes. Sykes apprenticed with Diego Rivera in 1936, and later studied with George C. Miller, John Sloan and Fernand Leger. He was a combat artist in World War II and became a Professor in Art at Auburn University in 1954. He has exhibited at the American Color Print Society, the American Institute of Graphic Artists, and the Pennsylvania Academy.
Provenance:
Material on reel 3667 donated 1985 by Maltby Sykes. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1993 and 1995 by Sykes's widow, Marjorie Sykes.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States  Search this
Portrait painters -- United States  Search this
Painters -- Alabama -- Auburn  Search this
Printmakers -- Alabama -- Auburn  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Mexico -- Mexico City  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Lithography  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.sykewill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sykewill

Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff

Creator:
Shicoff, Rochelle, 1943-  Search this
Names:
Whitney Biennial (1991 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Jimenez, Luis, 1940-2006  Search this
Extent:
0.02 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1981-1998
Summary:
The collection measures 0.02 linear feet and includes 37 letters and postcards from sculptor Luis Jimenez to close friend and artist Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff. The letters are personal in nature and Jimenez makes references to his ongoing studio processes, some specific works, and his presence at the 1991 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial exhibition.
Scope and Contents:
The collection measures 0.02 linear feet and includes 37 letters and postcards from sculptor Luis Jimenez to close friend and artist Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff. The letters are personal in nature and Jimenez makes references to his ongoing studio processes, some specific works, and his presence at the 1991 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial exhibition.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series.

Series 1: Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998 (Folder 1; 1 folder)
Biographical / Historical:
Rochelle Shicoff (1943- ) is an muralist, painter, and multi-media artist in Munson, Massachusetts and was a close friend of sculptor Luis A. Jimenez (1940-2006).
Provenance:
The letters were donated by Rochelle Shicoff in 2016.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Artists -- Massachusetts -- Munson  Search this
Sculptors -- New Mexico  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Citation:
Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.shicroch
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Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shicroch

Roberto Sifuentes papers

Creator:
Sifuentes, Roberto, 1967-  Search this
Extent:
4.3 Linear feet
0.054 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1988-2006
bulk 1993-2000
Summary:
The papers of performance artist and educator Roberto Sifuentes measure 4.3 linear feet and date from circa 1988 to 2006. The collection documents Sifuentes' work as a professional artist and educator through biographical material and interviews; correspondence including emails; project files including project descriptions, documentation of individual productions, audio and video recordings, and components of works for multimedia projects; conference files documenting symposia and conference participation; articles, versions of performance scripts, and other writings; printed material including press clippings, promotional press packets, and source material; as well as photographic material documenting performances and social events.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of performance artist and educator Roberto Sifuentes measure 4.3 linear feet and date from circa 1988 to 2006. The collection documents Sifuentes' work as a professional artist and educator through biographical material and interviews; correspondence including emails; project files including project descriptions, documentation of individual productions, audio and video recordings, and components of works for multimedia projects; conference files documenting symposia and conference participation; articles, versions of performance scripts, and other writings; printed material including press clippings, promotional press packets, and source material; as well as photographic material documenting performances and social events.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in 7 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1990-2000 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1, 0.003 Gigabytes; ER01)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1990-2000 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1, 0.004 Gigabytes; ER02-ER05)

Series 3: Project Files, circa 1986-2000 (1.9 linear feet; Boxes 1-3, 0.051 Gigabytes; ER06-ER15, ER18-ER19)

Series 4: Conference Files, circa 1995-2006 (0.2 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 5: Writings, circa 1993-2000 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 3-4, 0.002 Gigabytes, ER16-ER17)

Series 6: Printed Material, circa 1993-2000 (0.9 linear feet; Boxes 4-5)

Series 7: Photographic Material, circa 1990s (0.1 linear feet; Box 4)
Biographical / Historical:
Roberto Sifuentes, (born Los Angeles, 1967) is a Chicano performance artist and arts instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He completed his BA from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 1989 and in 1993 founded La Pocha Nostra Performance Group with his career-long collaborator, Guillermo Gómez-Peña. La Pocha Nostra in its manifesto describes itself as a "trans-disciplinary arts organization...created out of our necessity to survive as Chicano artists in a racist Art World." Around 1992 Roberto began contributing as a collaborator and performer for performance works created by Gómez-Peña in collaboration with Coco Fusco, Couple in the Cage and New World (B)order. Sifuentes has continued his partnership with Gómez-Peña in creating new performance works and publications, as well touring widely to perform their works and deliver outreach programs including lectures and workshops.

Consistent with his work with La Pocha Nostra, Sifuentes has taken an activist sensibility and approach in incorporating stereotypical ritualistic and religious cultural imagery in his installations and performances, while engaging with emerging technologies. This juxtaposition between the futuristic and the traditional stereotype was reflected in his widely applied artistic persona Cybervato. Key works incorporating this persona include Borderscape 2000, Temple of Confessions, and Mexterminator. He has performed his works and contributed to symposia and conferences throughout the world at venues including National Review of Live Art, Glasgow; Center for Performance Research, Wales; Hemispheric Institute, New York University; Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC; De Young Museum, San Francisco; and El Museo del Barrio in New York City.
Provenance:
The Roberto Sifuentes papers were donated by Roberto Sifuentes to the Archives of American Art in 2018.
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 copy 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 -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Performance artists--Illinois--Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Roberto Sifuentes papers, circa 1988-2006, bulk 1993-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.sifurobe
See more items in:
Roberto Sifuentes papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sifurobe

Stendahl Art Galleries records

Creator:
Stendahl Art Galleries  Search this
Names:
Couvoisier Galleries  Search this
Demotte, inc. (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art  Search this
Wildenstein and Company (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964  Search this
Beltran-Masses, Federico, b. 1885  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Cantú, Federico, 1908-1989  Search this
Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979  Search this
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982  Search this
Eddy, Jerome  Search this
Feshin, Nikolaĭ Ivanovich, 1881-1955  Search this
Gelhaar, Emil  Search this
Genth, Lillian Mathilde, 1876-1953  Search this
Gilbert, Arthur Hill, 1894-1970  Search this
Guthrie, George B.  Search this
Hansen, Armin C. (Armin-Carl), 1886-1957  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Kleitsch, Joseph, 1885-1931  Search this
Knight, Aston, 1873-1948  Search this
Kronberg, Louis, 1872-1965  Search this
Laurence, Sydney, 1868-1940  Search this
Loeffler, Gisella, 1900-  Search this
Montenegro, Roberto, 1887-1968  Search this
Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Payne, Edgar A. (Edgar Alwin), 1882-1947  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M., 1883-1958  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Ritschel, William, 1864-1949  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Rose, Ethel Boardman, 1871-1946  Search this
Rose, Guy, 1867-1925  Search this
Schofield, Walter Elmer, 1867-1944  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Stendahl, Earl L.  Search this
Szecsi, Ladislas  Search this
Wendt, William, 1865-1946  Search this
Zuloaga, Ignacio, 1870-1945  Search this
Extent:
7.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gallery records
Scrapbooks
Date:
1907-1971
Summary:
The records of the Los Angeles Stendahl Art Galleries measure 7.5 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1971. The collection is comprised of administrative and financial files, correspondence, exhibition files, and subject files on numerous artists, organizations, and other art-related topics. There is one scrapbook of clippings on the artist Edgar Payne.
Scope and Contents:
The records of the Los Angeles Stendahl Art Galleries measure 7.5 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1971. The collection is comprised of administrative and financial files, correspondence, exhibition files, and subject files on numerous artists, organizations, and other art-related topics. There is one scrapbook of clippings on the artist Edgar Payne.

Administrative and financial files concern advertising, publicity, consignments, inventory, purchases, sales, leases, and biographical information on Earl Stendahl.

The bulk of the correspondence is pre-World War II and is fairly extensive. It is with artists, organizations, collectors, art historians,and galleries. Signicant correspondents include Alexander Archipenko, Federico Beltran-Masses, Alexander Calder, Federico Cantú, Jean Charlot, Couvoisier Galleries, José de Creeft, Demotte Inc., Jerome Eddy, Lillian Genthe, Arthur Hill Gilbert, George B. Guthrie, Rockwell Kent, Louis Kronberg, Gisella Loeffler, Carlos Mérida, Isamu Noguchi, Walter Pach, Diego Rivera, Waler Elmer Schofield, David Alfaro Siquieros, Ladislas Szecsi, Wildenstein & Company, and many others.

Files are found for about ten exhibitions, including Etching and Engravings by the Old Masters (1921), Airview Paintings (1930), American Landscape Art (1930), Arts of New Guinea (1964), and for exhibitions of Emil Gelhaar, Wassily Kandinsky, Sydney Laurence, and Roberto Montenegro.

Subject files are found for numerous artists, art topics, galleries, and foundations. Most of the files consist of printed materials, but there is correspondence and additional primary source material found in files for Nicolai Ivanovich Feshin, the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, Armin Hansen, Joseph Kleitsch, Aston Knight, José Clemente Orozco, Edgar Payne, Ralph M. Pearson, Pablo Picasso, William Ritschel, Diego Rivera, Ethel B. Rose, Guy Rose, Walter Elmer Schofield, David Alfaro Siquieros, Ladislas Szecsi, William Wendt, and Ignacio Zuloaga.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series.

Series 1: Administrative and Financial Files, 1923-1957 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1923-1968 (2.0 linear feet; Box 1-3)

Series 3: Exhibition Files, circa 1921-1967 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 4: Subject Files, 1907-1971 (4.6 linear feet; Box 3-8, OV 9)
Biographical / Historical:
Earl Stendahl established Stendahl Art Galleries in 1911 in Los Angeles, California.

Earl Stendahl (1887-1966) came to Southern California from a small town in Wisconsin. He began showing young Los Angeles artists at his downtown restaurant, The Black Cat Café. He opened his gallery in The Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire Boulevard and organized shows focusing primarily on California Impressionists of the early twentieth century, including Edgar Payne, Guy Rose, William Wendt, Nicolai Fechin, and Joseph Kleitsch.

Stendahl Art Galleries also began to sell European and Latin American modern art. In 1939, Stendahl hosted one of only two non-museum exhibitions of Pablo Picasso's masterwork, Guernica, to benefit Spanish War orphans.

As early as 1935 Stendahl began promoting ancient artifacts from Mexico and Central America. Stendahl's first client for pre-Columbian art and artifacts was noted collector Walter Arensberg. Stendahl and the Arensburgs became friends and Stendahl helped the Arensburgs build one of the most significant collections in the U.S.

The galleries are currently owned by Ronald W. Dammann, Stendahl's grandson.
Provenance:
The Stendahl Art Galleries records were donated by Alfred Stendahl in 1976. An album of clippings was donated by Stendahl in 1995 via Nancy Moure.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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 -- New Guinea  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Prints  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Gallery records
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Stendahl Art Galleries Records, 1907-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.stenartg
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Baruj Salinas papers

Creator:
Salinas, Baruj  Search this
Names:
Amsterdam (Netherlands). Stedelijk Museum  Search this
Rijksmuseum (Netherlands)  Search this
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam  Search this
Alejandro, Ramon  Search this
Algaze, Mario Arturo, 1947-  Search this
Armand, Octavio, 1946-  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 -- Photographs  Search this
Carulla, Ramón, 1938-  Search this
Cubiles, Miguel  Search this
Cubiles, Miguel -- Photographs  Search this
Cuevas, José Luis, 1934- -- Photographs  Search this
Estopiñán, Roberto, 1921-  Search this
Ferrer, Joaquin  Search this
Fonts, Marilyn  Search this
Fonts, Marilyn -- Photographs  Search this
Franqui, Camilo  Search this
Franqui, Carlos, 1921-  Search this
Franqui, Carlos, 1921- -- Photographs  Search this
Godoy, Gustavo G.  Search this
Gutierrez, Osvaldo -- Photographs  Search this
Kohler, Elizabeth  Search this
Kohler, Peter  Search this
Linder, Gisele  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo -- Photographs  Search this
Macia, Carlos A., 1951-1994  Search this
McBride, Robert H.  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893- -- Photographs  Search this
Pau-Llosa, Ricardo  Search this
Riverón, Enrique  Search this
Rodríguez, Bélgica, 1941-  Search this
Roel, Guillermo  Search this
Salinas, Isaac  Search this
Salinas, Rosa  Search this
Samelson, Henry  Search this
Serur, David  Search this
Soriano, Rafael, 1920-  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899- -- Photographs  Search this
Toonkel, Gail  Search this
Valente, José Angel  Search this
Vidal, Juan -- Photographs  Search this
Ward, Bettie  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1971-1996
Summary:
The papers of Cuban born painter Baruj Salinas measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection documents the artist's prolific painting career and his friendships and professional relationships with a variety of contemporary artist in the U.S. and Europe. The papers of Baruj Salinas are an important addition to the documentation of Cuban-American art and artists.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Cuban born painter Baruj Salinas measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection primarily consists of letters from friends and artists. Also found are diary entries, scattered financial and business papers, printed material, and photographs. Of special interest in the last series are photographs taken of a visit to the home and art studio of Spanish artist Joan Miró.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as six series.

Series 1: Diary Entries, 1982 (box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Letters Received, 1979-1996, undated (box 1; 21 folders)

Series 3: Financial Papers, 1993-1994 (box 1; 1 folder)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1976-1992, undated (box 1; 2 folders)

Series 5: Photographs, 1971-1992, undated (box 1; 3 folders)

Series 6: Miscellany, 1992 (box 1; 1 folder)
Biographical Note:
Born in Havana, painter Baruj Salinas' (b. 1938) career began in the field of architecture. He graduated from the University of Ohio with an architectural degree and left Cuba permanently in 1959. Salinas settled in Miami and later moved to Barcelona where he studied alongside artists Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies.
Provenance:
Baruj Salinas donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use 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:
Painters -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Painters -- Cuba -- Havana  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Baruj Salinas papers, 1971-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.salibaru
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Antonio Sotomayor papers

Creator:
Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-  Search this
Names:
Delphic Studios  Search this
Pan American Union  Search this
Entenza, John, 1903-  Search this
Farr, Fred, 1914-1973  Search this
Franco, Johan, 1908-  Search this
Fried, Alexander, 1902-1988  Search this
Gerstle, William Lewis, 1868-1947  Search this
Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943  Search this
Little, Philip, 1857-1942  Search this
Long, Emilie  Search this
Morley, Grace, 1900-1985  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969  Search this
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig, 1892-1946  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Robinson, Elmer E. (Elmer Edwin), b. 1894  Search this
Salinger, Jehanne Bietry  Search this
Salinger, Pierre  Search this
Sauer, Carl Ortwin, 1889-  Search this
Sotomayor, Grace  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920-1988
Summary:
The collection documents the career of Bolivian born painter and illustrator, Antonio Sotomayor, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community. Materials found in the collection include letters, writings, sketches and sketchbooks, printed material and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection documents the career of Bolivian born painter and illustrator, Antonio Sotomayor, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community.

The collection consists primarily of correspondence, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs documenting Sotomayor's career, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as six series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1931-1988, undated (box 1, 21 folders)

Series 2: Writings, 1932-1946, undated (box 1, 11 folders)

Series 3: Artwork, 1935, undated (box 1, 23 folders)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1935-1987 (boxes 1-2, 12 folders)

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1920-1984, undated (box 2, 13 folders)

Series 6: Oversized Material, 1941, 1958, undated (2 OV folders)
Biographical Note:
Antonio Sotomayor was born in Bolvia and came to San Francisco in 1923. He was educated at the Escuela de Belleas Arts in La Paz and the Hopkins Institute of Art in San Francisco. Primarily known for his murals and paintings, Sotomayor was also an illustrator, caricaturist, designer, ceramicist, and educator. Over the course of his career his work was exhibited in the United States, France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, and South America and he became known as the popular "artist laureate" of San Francisco where he lived with his wife, Grace. He died of cancer in 1985 at the age of 82.
Provenance:
The Antonio Sotomayor papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Grace Sotomayor in 1998.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Cartoonists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Citation:
Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.sotoanto
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Antonio Sotomayor papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Andres Serrano papers

Creator:
Serrano, Andres, 1950-  Search this
Names:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Extent:
2.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1986-2013
Summary:
The papers of photographer Andres Serrano, measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1986 to 2013. The collection documents Serrano's work as a photographer through correspondence, writings, professional files, personal business records, and printed materials.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of photographer Andres Serrano measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1986 to 2013. The collection documents Serrano's work as a photographer through correspondence, writings, professional files, personal business records, and printed materials.

Correspondence is primarily professional and concerns photography projects, exhibitions, and events. Writings include artist statements and student papers by Serrano, manuscripts by Lucy R. Lippard and others, and interview transcripts. Professional files for various photography projects, including color photographs of portrait subjects, grant applications, and documentation for charities, travel, and exhibitions. Personal business records documenting Serrano's business dealings with galleries, legal issues, and documentation of artwork sales and consignments. Printed materials, including clippings, announcements, and periodicals document Serrano's career and issues such as free speech.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as five series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1987-2013 (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Writings, circa 1990-2008 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Professional Files, 1987-2008 (Box 1-2; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1986-2012 (Box 2-4; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Materials, 1987-2008 (Box 4; 0.2 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Andres Serrano (1950- ) is a photographer in New York, New York.

Serrano was born in New York City to Honduran and Afro-Cuban parents. He attended the Brooklyn Museum Art School from 1967 to 1969. In the late 1980s, he gained notoriety because of the controversy surrounding Piss Christ, a photograph depicting a crucifix submerged in Serrano's urine. The photograph was part of an exhibition, partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. Along with Robert Mapplethorpe and other artists, Serrano became the target of conservative politicians who viewed the photograph as blasphemous resulting in pressure on the National Endowment for the Arts to stop using government money to fund artists deemed as offensive. Serrano's continued exploration of provocative subjects such as the Ku Klux Klan, the deceased, and human sexuality keeps him at the center of debates focused on the freedom of speech in art.

Serrano married artist Julie Ault in 1980. They separated in 1990 and divorced in 2005. He is now married to Irina Movmyga.
Related Materials:
Also at the Archives of American Art is an interview of Andres Serrano conducted by Frank H. Goodyear from July 29 to July 30, 2009 at Serrano's home in New York, N.Y. for the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
The papers were donated by Andres Serrano in 2015.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Citation:
Andres Serrano papers, 1986-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.serrandr
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Andres Serrano papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-serrandr

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