Massachusetts Institute of Technology, List Visual Arts Center
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Museum of Art
Museé d'art et d'histoire du Judiasme
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Jacques and Yulla Lipchitz Foundation, Inc.
3.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on one reel))
Scope and Contents:
Research material for the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show and other exhibitions curated by Trovato; correspondence; writings; sound and video recordings; and printed material.
REEL 2018: Papers mainly relating to the Armory Show-50th Anniversary Exhibition arranged by Trovato for the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, in February 1963. The Armory Show (International Exhibition of Modern Art) was originally organized by the American Painters and Sculptors, 1913. Included are: correspondence; research notes; lists of Armory Show artists with their birth and death dates and the 1963 locations of the works they exhibited in the Armory Show; loan forms; exhibition catalogs; newspaper and magazine clippings; and photos. Also included are exhibition catalogs with introductions written by Trovato and catalogs for exhibitions of his work.
ADDITION: Correspondence; lecture notes; Hamilton College and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute files containing correspondence, installation photographs and sketches, lectures, and printed material; a video recording, narrated by Trovato, for the exhibition, "Olympics in Art" (l980); a sound recording (reel-to-reel and dup.cassette) of Trovato, Marcel Duchamp and James T. Soby discussing the "Armory Show of l913 Revisited" (l963); wallpaper samples designed by Charles Burchfield; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and museum administrator; Clinton, N.Y.
Armory Show - 50th anniversary exhibition.
Material on reel 2018 lent for microfilming 1980 by Joseph S. Trovato, and all except exhibition catalogs subsequently donated 1981 and 1991 with unmicrofilmed material by Trovato's widow, Mrs. Ruth O. Trovato. [Official museum records of the 50th anniversary exhibition were also donated in 1965 and 1981 by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and are described separately.] Additional material is expected including photographs of Trovato and his work, exhibition material, painting records, Edward Root research file, Munson-Williams-Proctor files, and printed material.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Correspondence, notes, publications, loan forms, shipping records, and photographs relating to the Museum's exhibition re-creating the 1913 Armory Show. The exhibition was curated by Joseph Trovato, and sponsored by the Henry Street Settlement, N.Y. Included are photographs of the members of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, the organization which sponsored the original exhibition.
Biographical / Historical:
Art museum, founded 1919; Utica, N.Y.
Armory Show - 50th anniversary exhibition records (earlier title)
Also in the Archives are papers of Joseph Trovato containing additional documentation relating to his work curating the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show.
Donated 1965 and 1981 by Joseph Trovato.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.