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Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo

Interviewee:
Diament Sujo, Clara  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Córdova, Arturo de, 1908-1973  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lam, Wifredo  Search this
Marisol, 1930-2016  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Reverón, Armando, 1889-1954  Search this
Romero Brest, Jorge  Search this
Soto, Jesús Rafael, 1923-2005  Search this
Sterne, Hedda, 1910-2011  Search this
Valera, Víctor, 1927-  Search this
Extent:
98 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2010 June 8-16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Clara Diament Sujo conducted 2010 June 8-16, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Sujo's home, in New York, New York.
Diament speaks of her childhood in Argentina; her father's early influence; working with Abbott Industries; her travels with her father as a child to Punta del Este in Urguay, and Mar del Plata; her experiences in the United States; life under Juan Perón and how political events helped shape her education; teaching in Venezuela; collecting art for the Venezuelan science museum; her views on art; the artists that she has worked with and represented; the opening of her first gallery in Venezuela; her gallery in New York City; the influence of Jorge Romero Brest; and her work with the museum network to represent Latin American artists. She recalls Katharine Kuh, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Jesus Rafael Soto, Arturo de Cordova, Alejandro Otero, Victor Valera, Armando Reverón, Mercedes Pardo, Wilfredo Lam, Alfred Barr, Rene d'Harnoncourt, Dorothy Miller, Thomas Messer, Marcel Duchamp, Hedda Sterne, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Marisol Escobar, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Clara Diament Sujo (1921-) is an Argentinian born owner and director of CDS Gallery in New York, New York. Avis Berman (1949-) is a scholar in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 compact disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 10 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.
Occupation:
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Collectors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.diamen10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96d7f23a5-df3f-460a-9e75-6c53a343b5e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-diamen10
Online Media:

Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964

Creator:
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Appel, Karel  Search this
Bacon, Francis  Search this
Benrimo, Tom  Search this
Boynton, Jack  Search this
Bultman, Fritz  Search this
Burri, Alberto  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence  Search this
Francis, Sam  Search this
Honegger, Gottfried  Search this
Hultberg, John  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Jones, Paul Haller  Search this
Kruger, Louise  Search this
Leslie, Alfred  Search this
Lobdell, Frank  Search this
Marini, Marino, 1901-1980  Search this
Nicholson, Ben  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Pozzatti, Rudy  Search this
Richier, Germaine  Search this
Scott, William  Search this
Teshigawara, Sofu  Search this
Ting, Walasse  Search this
Anderson, David K.  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Citation:
Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9039
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211228
AAA_collcode_martjack
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211228

Martha Jackson Gallery records

Creator:
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Names:
Anderson, David K., 1935-  Search this
Appel, Karel, 1921-  Search this
Bacon, Francis, 1909-1992  Search this
Benrimo, Tom, 1887-1958  Search this
Boynton, Jack, 1928-2010  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
Burri, Alberto, 1915-  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994  Search this
Honegger, Gottfried, 1917-  Search this
Hultberg, John, 1922-  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012  Search this
Jones, Paul Haller, 1917-  Search this
Kruger, Louise, 1924-  Search this
Leslie, Alfred, 1927-  Search this
Lobdell, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Marini, Marino, 1901-1980  Search this
Nicholson, Ben, 1894-  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Pozzatti, Rudy, 1925-  Search this
Richier, Germaine, 1904-1959  Search this
Scott, William, 1913-  Search this
Teshigawara, Sofu, 1900-  Search this
Ting, Walasse  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Linear feet
2 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1954-1964
Summary:
The Martha Jackson Gallery records consists of 2 microfilm reels and one letter, measuring 0.01 linear feet, and date from 1954 to 1964. Materials on microfilm are mostly artists' files containing mainly correspondence with Jackson and her son David Anderson concerning exhibitions, resumes, price lists, exhibition catalogs, checklists, and receipts. The one item in the collection that is an original document is a letter dated March 29, 1963, from John Hultberg in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Hultberg writes of the artist colony there, the difficulty of acquiring artist supplies in Mexico, studio arrangements, his sense "of serenity," his plans, and arrangements for an upcoming exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery. The letter was also microfilmed with the rest of the collection.
Scope and Contents:
The Martha Jackson Gallery records consists of 2 microfilm reels and one letter, measuring 0.01 linear feet, and date from 1954 to 1964. Materials on microfilm are mostly artists' files containing mainly correspondence with Jackson and her son David Anderson concerning exhibitions, resumes, price lists, exhibition catalogs, checklists, and receipts.

The one item that is an original document is a letter dated March 29, 1963, from John Hultberg in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Hultberg writes of the artist colony there, the difficulty of acquiring artist supplies in Mexico, studio arrangements, his sense "of serenity," his plans, and arrangements for an upcoming exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery. The letter was also microfilmed with the rest of the collection.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Series 1: Martha Jackson Gallery Records, 1954-1964
Biographical / Historical:
The Martha Jackson Gallery (established 1953) was a gallery in New York City. Martha Jackson opened her Gallery in New York City at 22 E. 66th St., moving three years later to 32 E. 69th St. The gallery specialized in modern American and European painting and sculpture, particularly Abstract Expressionists. Her son, David Anderson, worked with Jackson and took over the gallery after her death in 1969.
Related Materials:
Additional Martha Jackson Gallery records are available at the University of Buffalo Art Galleries.
Provenance:
Material on reel D246 was lent for microfilming by the Martha Jackson Gallery in September, 1965. One letter from John Hultberg (reel 2814) was donated.
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:
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 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.
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Citation:
Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.martjack
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Martha Jackson Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw913e5516b-608a-449c-85cf-999dcb4b803c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martjack
Online Media:

Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo, 2010 June 8-16

Interviewee:
Diament Sujo, Clara, 1921-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis, 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Córdova, Arturo de  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Hughes, Langston  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lam, Wifredo  Search this
Marisol  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Reverón, Armando  Search this
Romero Brest, Jorge  Search this
Soto, Jesús Rafael  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Valera, Víctor  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo, 2010 June 8-16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15879
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)295424
AAA_collcode_diamen10
Theme:
Women
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_295424
Online Media:

Alejandro Otero Rodríguez [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_31034

Alexander Calder in conversation with Alejandro Otero

Photographer:
Mendoza, Sarita Guardia de, 1923-1994  Search this
Subject:
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1955 August
Citation:
Sarita Guardia de Mendoza. Alexander Calder in conversation with Alejandro Otero, 1955 August. Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3114
See more items in:
Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3114

Alexander Calder and Alejandro Otero

Photographer:
Mendoza, Sarita Guardia de, 1923-1994  Search this
Subject:
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1955 August
Citation:
Sarita Guardia de Mendoza. Alexander Calder and Alejandro Otero, 1955 August. Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3116
See more items in:
Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3116

Alejandro Otero : a retrospective exhibition

Author:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
University of Texas at Austin University Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
Call number:
N40.1.O87 T3
ND439.O8 T35
N40.1.O87T3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_74781

Alejandro Otero : representacion venezolana : 21 bienal internacional de Sao Paulo 1991 / [curated by Maria Elena Ramos] ; Ministro de Estado para la Cultura

Title:
21 bienal internacional de Sao Paulo 1991
Bienal de Sao Paulo 1991
Author:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Ramos, María Elena 1947-  Search this
Venezuela Despacho del Ministro de Estado para la Cultura  Search this
Bienal Internacional de São Paulo (21st : 1991)  Search this
Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Physical description:
[15], 23 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
1991]
Call number:
N6639.O84 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_815283

NASM Delta Solar Sculpture Dedicated

Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Perez, Carlos A  Search this
Bicentennial of the American Revolution  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Date:
June 29, 1977
Topic:
Facilities and Grounds  Search this
Gifts  Search this
International relations  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_963

Alejandro Otero

Author:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas  Search this
Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Physical description:
200 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
C1985
Call number:
N6739.O8 A4 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644888

Alejandro Otero ante la crítica : voces en el sendero plástico / compilación de Douglas Monroy

Author:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Monroy, Douglas  Search this
Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Physical description:
299 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
C2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_944979

Alejandro Otero : Venezuela / Alejandro Otero ; commissario: Bélgica Rodríguez

Author:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Rodríguez, Bélgica 1941-  Search this
Biennale di Venezia (40th : 1982 :) Venice, Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Physical description:
[23] p. : col. ill., port. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1982
1982?]
Call number:
N6739.O8 A4 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_941972

Alejandro Otero / José Balza

Author:
Balza, José  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Subject:
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 163 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1977
Call number:
N6739.O87 B19
N40.1.O87B198
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_112623

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