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Interview with Robert Murray

Creator:
Murray, Robert, 1936-  Search this
Fine, Ruth, 1941-  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 October 20
Citation:
Robert Murray and Ruth Fine. Interview with Robert Murray, 1976 October 20. Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24597
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Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016, bulk 1950s-2016
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24597

Conversation with Robert Murray and Toni Onley

Creator:
Onley, Toni  Search this
Murray, Robert, 1936-  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 November 22
Citation:
Toni Onley and Robert Murray. Conversation with Robert Murray and Toni Onley, 1976 November 22. Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24598
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Ruth Fine papers, circa 1929-2016, bulk 1950s-2016
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24598

[Lippincott, Inc. photographs]

Creator:
Lippincott, Inc.  Search this
Everett, Roxanne  Search this
Names:
Breer, Robert  Search this
Doty, Robert M.  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-1985  Search this
Indiana, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
McKee, David  Search this
Meadmore, Clement  Search this
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018  Search this
Murray, Robert, 1936-  Search this
Myers, Forrest Warden, 1941-  Search this
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-  Search this
Rosati, James, 1912-1988  Search this
Samaras, Lucas, 1936-  Search this
Sugarman, George, 1912-1999  Search this
Yamasaki, Minoru, 1912-  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet ((ca. 700 items partially microfilmed on two reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1977 and [undated]
Scope and Contents:
Photographs by Roxanne Everett, of artists fabricating and installing their sculpture at Lippincott, Inc., and other sites.
REEL 1400: 23 photographs including: Robert Breer, Ellsworth Kelly, Donald Lippincott, Clement Meadmore, Robert Morris, Louise Nevelson, Barnett Newman, Claes Oldenburg, Lucas Samaras, George Sugarman, and Minoru Yamasaki.
REEL 1875: 79 photographs including: Robert McIntyre Doty, Jean Dubuffet, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, David McKee, Clement L. Meadmore, Robert Murray, Forest Warden Myers, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosati, Lucas Samaras, George Sugarman, and others.
UNMICROFILMED: 593 photographs, among them ca. 300 of Claus Oldenburg, and many of Robert Murray, George Sugarman, Louise Nevelson, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosati, Ellsworth Kelly, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
North Haven, Ct. Founded in 1966 by Donald B. Lippincott as a place for artists to create large sculptures and receive help in transportation and installation of their work.
Provenance:
Photographs on reel 1400 donated 1974 by Roxanne Everett and Donald B. Lippincott; those on reel 1875 donated 1978 by Everett. Unmicrofilmed photographs donated by Roxanne Everett, October 4, 1983.
Restrictions:
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.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Jonathan Lippincott. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Photographers  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Photography of sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ippinc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91617a1ce-12a2-4294-b492-1fdeeea250fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ippinc

Barbara Rose papers

Creator:
Rose, Barbara  Search this
Names:
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Andre, Carl, 1935-  Search this
Bannard, Walter Darby, 1934-  Search this
Bellamy, Richard  Search this
Bierman, A. K., 1923- (Arthur Kalme)  Search this
Bladen, Ronald, 1918-1988  Search this
Bowles, John  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Davis, Jim, 1901-1974  Search this
Davis, Ron, 1937-  Search this
De Forest, Roy, 1930-2007  Search this
Di Suvero, Mark, 1933-  Search this
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Frazier, Charles  Search this
Geldzahler, Henry  Search this
Hare, David, 1917-1992  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Judd, Donald, 1928-  Search this
Karp, Ivan C., 1926-2012  Search this
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Lefebre, John  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
Locks, Seymour, 1919-  Search this
Lye, Len, 1901-1980  Search this
Mack, Heinz, 1931-  Search this
McCracken, John, 1934-2011  Search this
McShine, Kynaston  Search this
Meier, Richard, 1934-  Search this
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Mundt, Ernest Karl, 1905-  Search this
Murray, Robert, 1936-  Search this
Myers, John Bernard  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-  Search this
Padovano, Anthony  Search this
Piene, Otto, 1928-  Search this
Poons, Larry  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982  Search this
Rose, Barbara  Search this
Rudolph, Paul, 1918-  Search this
Sandler, Irving, 1925-  Search this
Segal, George, 1924-2000  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Taylor, Edward Silverstone  Search this
Wasserman, Tamara E.  Search this
Wesselmann, Tom, 1931-2004  Search this
Extent:
1.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Lectures
Date:
1962-circa 1969
Summary:
The Barbara Rose papers date from 1962 to circa 1969 and measure 1.4 linear feet. Papers include letters, writings, printed material, interviews with artists, panel discussions, and lectures relating to Barbara Rose's research as an art historian.
Scope and Contents:
The Barbara Rose papers date from 1962 to circa 1969 and measure 1.4 linear feet. Papers include letters, interviews with artists, panel discussions, lectures, writings, and printed material relating to Barbara Rose's work as an art historian and critic.

Letters consist of responses to queries and questionnaires Rose and Irving Sandler sent to contemporary artists as research for writing projects. Questionnaires were sesnt in preparation for an article in Art in America on artists' sensibility of the 1960s, with responses from Robert Motherwell, Robert Craig Kauffman, Len Lye, Robert Morris, George Segal, David Hare, and others. A separate query asked sculptors for their assessment of contemporary sculptor's needs and the potential for patronage, and responses are found from Carl Andre, Charles Frazier, Robert Murray, Anthony Padovano, Ron Bladen, Roy Lichtenstein, Len Lye, Sol LeWitt, Heinz Mack, Otto Peine, Dan Flavin, and Donald Judd.

Interviews conducted by Rose between 1965 and circa 1969 are found with Richard Bellamy, Leo Castelli, James E. Davis, Henry Geldzahler, Ivan Karp, Lee Krasner, John Lefebre, John Myers, Donald Judd with Frank Stella, and Tom Wesselmann. All interviews include original sound recordings, and the Judd and Stella, Krasner, and Myers interviews include transcripts. Panel discussions and lectures include sound recordings and transcripts of seven events on a variety of contemporary art and architecture subjects held between 1962 and 1968. Sound recordings are present for five of the events on 10 sound tape reels, and transcripts are present for all events. Participants in the panel discussions and lectures include Barbara Rose, Ronald Davis, Dan Flavin, Robert Kauffman, John Harvey McCracken, Friedel Dzubas, Ansel Adams, Arthur Bierman, Kenneth Rexroth, Edward Taylor, Ernst Karl Mundt, John Bowles, Roy Dean De Forest, Seymour Locks, Walter Hopps, Mark Di Suvero, Donald Judd, Robert Morris, Kynaston McShine, Walter Darby Bannard, Donald Judd, Larry Poons, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Meier, Paul Rudolph, Claes Oldenburg, and Robert Murray.

Writings include photocopied typescripts of "Myth, Symbol, or Me," by Emily Wasserman and "Excerpts from a Work Journal on Flying Sculpture," by Charles Frazier. Printed material consists of two copies of the premiere issue of the 57th Street Review, from Nov. 15, 1966.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 4 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Letters (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Interviews (0.6 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 3: Panel Discussions and Lectures (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 4: Writings and Printed Material (0.1 linear feet; Box 2)
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Rose is an American art historian and critic who has published widely in the field of modern American art. Born in 1938 in Washington, DC, Rose studied at the Sorbonne, Smith College, Barnard, and finally, Columbia University under Meyer Shapiro. Rose became immersed in the New York-based circle of modernist artists and curators in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and made her substantial contribution to the discourse on contemporary art with the insider's perspective this afforded her. In 1961, she married the painter Frank Stella and they had two children before their divorce in 1969.

Rose taught at Yale University, Sarah Lawrence, University of California at Irvine and San Diego, and the American University Art in Italy program, and was senior curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from 1981-1985. A prolific writer, Rose is the author of American Art Since 1900 (1967), The Golden Age of Dutch Painting (1969), American Painting: The 20th Century (Skira, 1969), and monographs on the artists Magdalena Abankawicz, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Rauschenberg, Alexander Liberman, Larry Rivers, and others, as well as dozens of exhibition catalog essays. She held editorial positions at Art in America, Vogue, Artforum, Partisan Review, and Journal of Art, and her writing has also appeared in Art International, Studio International, Arts Magazine, and ARTnews, among many others.
Related Materials:
Barbara Rose papers, 1940-1993 (bulk 1960-1985) are located at The Getty Research Institute Special Collections.
Separated Materials:
Additional papers of Barbara Rose are held by The Getty Research Institute.
Provenance:
Donated 1971-1977 by Barbara Rose.
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.
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 historians -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Lectures
Citation:
Barbara Rose papers, 1962-circa 1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.rosebarb
See more items in:
Barbara Rose papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94ba999c5-8b4b-480e-ae02-6477a9b5920f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rosebarb

Robert Murray : a sculpture exhibition, the Dayton Art Institute, May 11 to July 8, 1979, the Columbus Museum of Art, July 29 to September 2, 1979 / organized by Kenneth L. Mathis ; essay by Neil Marshall

Author:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Mathis, Kenneth L  Search this
Marshall, Neil  Search this
Dayton Art Institute  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1979
C1979
Call number:
N40.1.M982D2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_126051

Watercolors by Robert Murray and Toni Onley : November 21 to December 31, 1976, Olympia Galleries

Author:
Fine, Ruth 1941-  Search this
Olympia Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Onley, Toni  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. : ill. ; 21 cm. +2 col. plates in back pocket
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1976
C1976
20th century
Topic:
Watercolor painting  Search this
Call number:
ND1839.M87 A4 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_654460

Robert Murray : sculpture and working models : [exhibition] June 24 to Aug. 7, 1983 / by Greg Bellerby

Author:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Bellerby, Greg  Search this
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
Call number:
NB249.M8 A4 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655286

Robert Murray : [an exhibition organized by the David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, September 13 to October 8, 1975, the Gallery, Stratford, November 14 to December 7, 1975, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, December 18 to January 15, 1976]

Author:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
David Mirvish Gallery  Search this
Gallery/Stratford  Search this
Mendel Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
1975?]
Call number:
NB237.M87 A4 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825637

Robert Murray : recent works, October 11-November 8, 1986

Author:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Richard Green Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Canada
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Cubism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825649

Ronald Bladen/Robert Murray : an exhibition organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery, March 9-29, 1970

Author:
Vancouver Art Gallery  Search this
Bladen, Ronald 1918-1988  Search this
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Bladen, Ronald 1918-1988  Search this
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
[71] p. : ill ; 22 x 33 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1970
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Canadian  Search this
Call number:
NB249.B533 A4 1970
NB249.B533 A4 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_830988

Robert Murray : sculpture ; Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Author:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Sewall Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Canada
Date:
1978
C1978
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Canadian  Search this
Cubism  Search this
Call number:
NB237.M87 A4 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825312

Chinook, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Medium:
Steel and aluminum
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley California 94720 Accession Number: 1980.33
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02080020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_411187

Palinnfield, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Medium:
Painted aluminum
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art 258 Main Street Ridgefield Connecticut 06877
Date:
1966
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75002026
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_3949

Nunc Dimittis, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Medium:
Aluminum
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
New Brunswick Museum 277 Douglas Avenue St. John New Brunswick Canada E2K 1E5 Accession Number: A65.42
Date:
1963
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78140066
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_367675

Montauk, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: steel, painted blue and yellow; Foundation: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Atlanta-Fulton Public Library 1 Margaret Mitchell Square Atlanta Georgia 30303
Located Adams Park Library Delowe Drive Atlanta Georgia
Date:
Ca. 1967-1968 (?)
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS GA000302
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_330251

Taku, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Fabricator:
Lippincott, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: Cor-Ten steel, painted maroon; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Honeywell, Inc Manager Facilities, MN12-1146 2707 Honeywell Plaza Sculpture Park & Plaza Minneapolis Minnesota 55403
Date:
Dedicated June 12, 1979
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Landscape--Asia  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000251
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_322306

Tikchick, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Medium:
Metal, painted blue
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Hansen, John Pacific Southwest Bank Building 4200 Montrose Boulevard Houston Texas 77006
Date:
1978. Dedicated June 28, 1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000310
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_320273

Windhover, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Fabricator:
Lippincott, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Painted Cor-Ten steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Hinsdale Junior High School 100 South Garfield Hinsdale Illinois
Date:
1970. Installed 1976
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87580136
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296266

Sioux, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Medium:
Fabricated bronze and green patina
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Parkway Wilmington Delaware 19806 Accession Number: 90-23
Date:
1990
Topic:
Ethnic--Sioux  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08080023
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296582

Nordkyn, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Murray, Robert 1936-  Search this
Founder:
Unknown (Connecticut)  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: Cor-Ten steel, painted royal blue; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Wayne State University Art Department Detroit Michigan 48202
Located Wayne State University Ferry Mall, Cass Avenue at West Ferry Street Detroit Michigan
Date:
1974
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87840032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_298892

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