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Oral history interview with Lucy Lippard

Interviewee:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Art Workers Coalition  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Guerilla Art Action Group  Search this
Heresies Collective, Inc.  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Employees  Search this
Political Art Documentation/Distribution (Organization)  Search this
Smith College -- Students  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Hammond, Harmony  Search this
Judd, Donald, 1928-1994  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Ryman, Robert, 1930-2019  Search this
Schneemann, Carolee, 1939-  Search this
Sholette, Gregory  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (memory cards (4 hr., 29 min.), secure digital, wav, 1.25 in.)
97 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2011 Mar. 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Lucy Lippard conducted 2011 Mar. 15, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Lippard's home, in Galisteo, N.M.
Lippard discusses her childhood summers in Maine; growing up in New Orleans, La., and Charlottesville, Va.; attending the Abbot Academy and Smith College; her junior year in Paris; working in the Museum of Modern Art Library; living on Avenue D; meeting Bob Ryman and Sol Lewitt; birth of her son Ethan; Dore Ashton as a role model; involvement with various groups and political causes including the Angry Arts movement, the Art Workers' Coalition, Women Artists' Committee, Guerilla Art Action Group, Womanhouse, Political Art Documentation and Distribution (PAD/D), the Ad Hoc Women Artists Committee, and others; the development of Heresies Collective; her publications including, "From the Center: Feminist Essays on Women's Art," (1976), "On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art and Place," (1999), "Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America," (1990, 2000), "The Lure of the Local: Sense of Place in a Multicentered Society," (1997), and "Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory," (1983) ; curating exhibitions; travels to Argentina and Mexico; moving to Galisteo, N.M.; interest in the Galisteo Basin; teaching; and other topics. She recalls Ad Reinhardt, Donald Judd, Harmony Hammond, Judy Chicago, Gregory Sholette, Carolee Schneemann, Max Koszloff, Joyce Koszloff, May Stevens, Betsy Hess, Mary Miss, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucy R. Lippard (1937- ) is a writer and art critic in New York, N.Y. and Galisteo, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on Edirol R-09HR on 4 secure digital memory cards. Duration is 4 hr., 29 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 administrators.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lippar11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b83cc211-01df-48fa-bb27-fb6ea7cd8d42
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lippar11
Online Media:

Mary Miss letter to Ellen H. Johnson

Creator:
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Johnson, Ellen H., 1910-1992  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Battery Park City, N.Y.
Date:
1985 Feb. 24
Citation:
Mary Miss. Mary Miss letter to Ellen H. Johnson, 1985 Feb. 24. Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6606
See more items in:
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-2018, bulk 1921-1992
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6606
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mary Miss, 2016 July 18 and 20

Interviewee:
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Leddy, Annette C.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mary Miss, 2016 July 18 and 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Environment (Art)  Search this
Site-specific art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17363
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)381305
AAA_collcode_miss16
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_381305
Online Media:

Mary Miss : projects, 1966-1987

Author:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Architectural Association (Great Britain)  Search this
Subject:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Miss, Mary 1944- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
107 p. : ill., plans ; 34 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1987
C1987
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Call number:
NB237.M68 A4 1987
NB237.M68A4 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381674

Mary Miss : perimeters, pavilions, decoys / [organized by Jean Feinberg]

Author:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Feinberg, Jean E  Search this
Onorato, Ronald J  Search this
Nassau County Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Miss, Mary 1944- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1978
C1978
Call number:
NB237.M52 A4 1978
N40.1.M672 F29 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_429570

Mary Miss, photo/drawings : [exhibition] April 2-28, 1991, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania

Author:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Freedman Gallery (Reading, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
Miss, Mary 1944- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
68 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Photomontage  Search this
Call number:
TR647.M68436 F8 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_421617

The artist as social designer

Creator:
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Names:
Armajani, Siah, 1939-  Search this
Burton, Scott, 1939-1989  Search this
De Herrera, Maria  Search this
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tomkins, Calvin, 1925-  Search this
Zimmerman, Elyn, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (sound cassettes (270 p. transcript) + 1 cassette edited for educational tours)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1984-1985
Scope and Contents:
Tape recording of a discussion on "The Artist as Social Designer" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Participants include Maurice Tuchman (moderator), Maria de Herrera, Scott Burton, Siah Armajani, Nancy Holt, Mary Miss, Elyn Zimmerman, Alan Sonfist, and Calvin Tomkins. Also included is a transcript of the planing meeting, 1984.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator; Los Angeles, Calif. Born 1936. Tuchman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and his fellow curator, Maria de Herrera, arranged the closed discussion in preparation for an exhibition on public art and the contemporary artist's impulse toward functionalism.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Maurice Tuchman.
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:
Environmental artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Art and society  Search this
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.tuchmaur2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90422733d-d086-4792-ab6a-5fa4f8e80318
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tuchmaur2

Oral history interview with Mary Miss

Interviewee:
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Leddy, Annette  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 3 min.), digital, wav)
86 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2016 July 18 and 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Mary Miss conducted 2016 July 18 and 20, by Annette Leddy, for the Archives of American Art, at Miss' home and studio in New York, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Mary Miss (1944- ) is an artist and designer in New York, New York. Interviewer Annette Leddy is a collector for the Archives of American Art.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Environmental artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Environment (Art)  Search this
Site-specific art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.miss16
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e861785d-ad6e-4f22-abc6-bd0cf6f50e2e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-miss16
Online Media:

Mary Miss / texts by Mary Miss ; essays by Daniel M. Abramson ... [et al.]

Author:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Abramson, Daniel M (Daniel Michael) 1963-  Search this
Subject:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
249 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Public art  Search this
Site-specific art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_770963

Untitled, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Architect:
Santos, Adele  Search this
Medium:
Steel, concrete, exposed aggregate
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Bench
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Albright College 13th & Exeter Reading Pennsylvania 19602
Located Albright College Center for the Arts Reading Pennsylvania
Date:
1988-1991
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001191
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339794

Veiled Landscape, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Wood and black wire mesh
Type:
Sculptures-Temporary
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Destroyed
Date:
1979
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Fence  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Gate  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000436
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_330181

Water Stage, (sculpture)

Title:
Untitled, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Fountain: wood and metal
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States General Services Administration Art-in-Architecture Program 18th & F Streets Washington District of Columbia 20506
Located Tip O'Neill Building Causeway Street Boston Massachusetts
Date:
1986. Completed Oct. 1986
Topic:
Allegory--Element--Water  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87740020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299620

Untitled, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Wood and steel
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
On loan to Cincinnati Art Museum Eden Park Cincinnati Ohio 45202-1596 Accession Number: 92.1983
Lent by RSM Company Cincinnati Ohio
Date:
1967
Topic:
Object--Tool  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 40800029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_300925

(No title given), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located 408 West 42nd Street, Mini-Shubert Alley New York New York
Date:
Ca. 1980
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 74960115
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_360145

(Alexander Library Installation), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Concrete, granite, marble, metal, wood
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Bench
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Facilities Maintenance New Brunswick New Jersey 08903
Located Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Alexander Library New Brunswick New Jersey
Date:
Commissioned 1992. Copyrighted 1993. Installed April 1994
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Map  Search this
Control number:
IAS NJ000536
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338172

Field Rotation, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Black steel and wooden posts
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Governors State University Foundation University Park Illinois 60466
Located Governors State University Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park University Park Illinois 60466
Date:
Installed 1981
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580128
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296258

Arrivals and Departures: 100 Doors, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Hinged and moveable parts of painted wood and mirrors
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street New York New York 10019 Accession Number: 26.88
Date:
1986
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 36240319
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_28699

Untitled, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10028
Date:
1977
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 35880026
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_29166

South Cove, (sculpture)

Landscape architect:
Childs, Susan  Search this
Childs Associates  Search this
Architect:
Eckstut, Stanton  Search this
Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Contractor:
Lawler, Walter  Search this
Engineering firm:
John J. Kassner & Company  Search this
Architectural firm:
Ehrencrantz and Eckstut  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: steel, stone, and wood
Type:
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Battery Park City Authority New York New York
Located Battery Park City South End Avenue of Esplanade New York New York
Date:
Designed 1985. Fabricated 1986-1987. Dedicated July 12, 1988
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000070
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_317991

Pool Complex: Orchard Valley, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Wolmanized pine, 1 acre of land, concrete, and stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Laumeier Sculpture Park 12580 Rott Road St. Louis Missouri 63127 Accession Number: 84.2
Date:
1983-1985
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 63700058
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_22742

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