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Oral history interview with Rafael Ferrer, 1990 Sept. 19

Interviewee:
Ferrer, Rafael, 1933-  Search this
Ferrer, Rafael, 1933-  Search this
Interviewer:
Veloric, Cynthia  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Frances  Search this
Lewis, Sydney  Search this
Granell, Eugenio Fernández  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Nancy Hoffman Gallery  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Figurative art  Search this
Art and music  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13548
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214382
AAA_collcode_ferrer90
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214382

Portrait of Sydney and Frances Lewis

Artist:
Philip Pearlstein, born 24 May 1924  Search this
Sitter:
Sydney Lewis  Search this
Frances Lewis  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
152.4 × 213.4cm (60 × 84")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1981
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Frances Lewis
Owner: Sydney Lewis
Object number:
PC991869
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44af5d2da-0000-4d78-94e8-fd0fc679ce30
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991869

KidSat Welcoming Packet

Collection Creator:
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Sally K. Ride Papers, Acc. 2014-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Sally K. Ride Papers
Sally K. Ride Papers / Series 5: Sally Ride STEM Education Projects / 5.1: KidSat/EarthKAM Project
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2dba4f287-975f-464a-a10d-110d49b51934
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2014-0025-ref448
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Oral history interview with Rafael Ferrer

Interviewee:
Ferrer, Rafael  Search this
Interviewer:
Veloric, Cynthia  Search this
Names:
Nancy Hoffman Gallery  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art -- Faculty  Search this
Syracuse University -- Students  Search this
Granell, Eugenio Fernández, 1912-  Search this
Lewis, Frances  Search this
Lewis, Sydney  Search this
Extent:
4 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
157 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1990 Sept. 19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Rafael Ferrer conducted 1990 Sept. 19, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Ferrer speaks about his childhood in Puerto Rico; his education in Catholic school and military school; his interest in music including his professional work as a drummer in Latin jazz bands both in Puerto Rico and New York City; studies at Syracuse University and the University of Puerto Rico; his interest in painting; meeting the surrealist Eugenio Granell and Granell's influence, including Ferrer's involvement in the 1950's with surrealists in Puerto Rico and Europe, and a discussion of his feelings on Dada and surrealism; the shift toward conceptual and process art in the 1960's; moving to Philadelphia in the 1960's, teaching at the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts) and exhibiting at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; installations and exhibits in New York City in the late 1960's and 1970's, including his twenty year association with the Nancy Hoffman Gallery; the deflected fountain piece at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the transition to handmade art works and then to painting and figurative works partially inspired by Alex Katz; collectors Sydney and Frances Lewis; and several commissions.
Biographical / Historical:
Rafael Ferrer (1933-) is a painter and conceptual artist from Puerto Rico and Philadelphia, Pa.
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: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Conceptual artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Conceptual artists -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Figurative art  Search this
Art and music  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ferrer90
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9477dc9e3-e5b1-4861-80c3-98cd8f6fc103
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ferrer90
Online Media:

Contemporary selections : [exhibition] from the Virginia Museum, the Frances and Sydney Lewis contemporary art fund, October 9 through November 30, 1975, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi

Author:
Art Museum of South Texas  Search this
Brandt, Frederick R. 1936-  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Frances Art collections  Search this
Lewis, Sydney Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
1975]
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .C594 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639404

Form over function : late 20th-century furniture from the Sydney and Frances Lewis collection [exhibition] October 4 to December 8, 1996, Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond

Author:
Marsh Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Sydney Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Lewis, Frances Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
20th century
Topic:
Furniture  Search this
Furniture--History  Search this
Call number:
NK2405 .F67 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_648942

A guide to the papers of Sydney and Frances Lewis : at the Virginia Historical Society / compiled by Laura E. Gilmour

Title:
Papers of Sydney and Frances Lewis
Sydney and Frances Lewis, a guide to the papers
Author:
Gilmour, Laura E  Search this
Virginia Historical Society  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Sydney  Search this
Lewis, Frances  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Archives
Place:
Virginia
Richmond
Date:
2002
Topic:
Art patronage  Search this
Call number:
N5220.L672 G55 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_678896

The Sydney and Frances Lewis Contemporary Art Fund Collection / introduction and catalog by Rebecca Massie

Title:
Lewis contemporary Art Fund Collection
Author:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Massie, Rebecca 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Sydney Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Lewis, Frances Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
77 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
Virginia
Richmond
Date:
1980
C1980
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
N6487.R48 V578X 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_589755

Late 20th-century art : selections from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts / by Frederick R. Brandt

Author:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Brandt, Frederick R. 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Sydney Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Lewis, Frances Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 206 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
Virginia
Richmond
Date:
1985
C1985
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
N6488.5.L49V57 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_289745

Late 19th and early 20th century decorative arts : the Sydney and Frances Lewis collection in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts / by Frederick R. Brandt

Author:
Brandt, Frederick R. 1936-  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Sydney Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Lewis, Frances Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 285 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Virginia
Richmond
Date:
1985
C1985
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Decorative arts--History  Search this
Decoration and ornament--Art nouveau  Search this
Art deco  Search this
Decorative arts--Private collections--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NK775.5.A7B73 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_289748

Christ in art, by Joseph Lewis France ..

Author:
French, Joseph Lewis 1858-1936  Search this
Subject:
Jesus Christ  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., 5-267 p. incl. front., 32 pl. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Art
Date:
1899
[1899]
Call number:
N8050 .F87
N8050.F87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_18173

Frances Lewis in a Hammock, (painting)

Title:
Portrait of Miss Frances Lewis in a Hammock, (painting)
Hammock, (painting)
Painter:
Hassam, Childe 1859-1935  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Frances  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
Aug. 25, 1904
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A760037
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_400707

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