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I. M. Pei: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF002260
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140885

National Gallery of Art East Building

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1978
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [94-8330]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398026

Walter and Ise Gropius papers

Creator:
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969  Search this
Gropius, Ise  Search this
Names:
Architects Collaborative, Inc.  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Walter Gropius Foundation  Search this
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bayer, Herbert, 1900-1985  Search this
Beckmann, Hannes, 1909-1977  Search this
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Chermayeff, Ivan  Search this
Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956  Search this
Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977  Search this
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969  Search this
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Klarmann, Adolf D., 1904-  Search this
Klee, Paul, 1879-1940  Search this
Klemperer, Otto, 1885-1973  Search this
Koch, Helmut  Search this
Le Corbusier, 1887-1965  Search this
Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964  Search this
Marcks, Gerhard  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893-  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Muche, Georg, 1895-  Search this
Pei, I. M., 1917-  Search this
Petit, Claude  Search this
Pritchard, Jack, 1899-  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Scharoun, Hans, 1893-1972  Search this
Schmidt, Joost, 1893-1948  Search this
Schwitters, Kurt, 1887-1948  Search this
Sert, José Luis, 1902-  Search this
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971  Search this
Tange, Kenzō, 1913-  Search this
Wachsmann, Konrad, 1901-1980  Search this
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959  Search this
artók, Béla, 1881-1945  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((24 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1883-1981
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence with architects and artists (1903-1978), writings (1923-1969), a diary, an autograph book, subject files, printed material, photographs (1883-1979) and 5 photograph albums reflect the career of Walter Gropius, the activities of his wife Ise, and her recollections of the Bauhaus. Also included are 5 cassette tapes, untranscribed and unmicrofilmed.
REELS 2270-2283: Walter Gropius' correspondence concerns family matters (1903-1933), locating his sister in Berlin after World War II (1945-1946), and the Bauhaus Archiv (1957-1968). Ise Gropius' correspondents (1969-1978) include Alvar Aalto, Herbert Bayer, Hannes Beckmann, Arcangelo Cascieri, Ivan and Serge Chermayeff, Adolf Klarmann, Helmut Koch, Gerhard Marcks, Jack Pritchard, Hans Scharoun, and Konrad Wachsmann. Other correspondence concerns exhibitions about Gropius (1969-1976). Writings by Walter Gropius include lecture notes and short essays on architecture and design. A subject file (1945-1954) concerns visits to Japan. Printed material (1910-1978) includes galley proof sheets and clippings (1913-1957).
REELS 2284-2286: Photographs (1896-1937) show family members including Gropius' first wife Alma Schindler and their daughter Manon; Gropius' architectural projects including finished buildings, models, blueprints, and drawings (1906-1952); and an exhibition in London on Gropius.
REEL 2287: Biographical material (1883-1979) consists of Gropius' birth, marriage and death certificates, his military record (1914-1917), contracts, U.S. naturalization papers (1941-1944), financial documents (1945), Ise Gropius' will (1979), a list of works, a history of the Gropius family, real estate records, and membership cards. Excerpts from letters written by Marcel Breuer describe his European travels (1931-1937). A file on the Walter Gropius Foundation contains letters and notes (1969). An autograph book kept by Ise Gropius (1924-1981) contains illustrations by Herbert Bayer, Gyorgy and Juliet Kepes, Joan Miro, Kurt Schwitters, and Phyllis Terry, as well as autographs, notes and photographs. Writings by Ise Gropius include lecture notes and printed essays (1935-1943).
REEL 2287a: Twenty-six letters (1932-1952) from Herbert Bayer, written in German and English, to Gropius. Thirteen excerpts from Bayer's letters (1932-1949) are translated into English.
REELS 2330-2331: Photographs (1883-1979) show Walter Gropius, family members, and colleagues including Alvar Aalto, Bela Bartok, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, Alexander Calder, Arcangelo Cascieri, Naum Gabo, Julian Huxley, Gyorgy Kepes, Paul Klee, Le Corbusier, I. M. Pei, Diego Rivera, Jose Luis Sert, Kenzo Tange, Frank Lloyd Wright, and members of Gropius' firm, The Architects Collaborative. Other photographs show a skit by students of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Bauhaus (1979).
REEL 2393: English translations of correspondence between Ise and Walter Gropius (1931-1969) and Ise's 1928 letter to a journalist commenting on Walter Gropius' resignation from the Bauhaus. A handwritten German copy (with a typewritten English translation) of a section of Ise Gropius' unpublished memoir describes her first meeting with Gropius and their courtship and marriage (1923-1929). A German transcript was not filmed. A typewritten English translation of Ise Gropius' diary (1924-1928) describes activities at the Bauhaus and mentions Josef Albers, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Otto Klemperer, Alma Mahler, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Georg Muche, Kurt Schwitters, Igor Stravinsky, and Franz Werfel. A handwritten translation is filmed on reel 4130.
REEL 2764: One photograph album (1925-1930) contains photographs of Walter and Ise Gropius and colleagues including Josef Albers, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, Lyonel Feininger, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Georg Muche, Claude Petit, and Joost Schmidt; construction of the Bauhaus (1925-1926); and sights in Germany and Italy. Four albums on the United States contain Gropius' photographs of New York City architecture, the Brooklyn Bridge, Chicago, California housing and industry, the Grand Canyon, and American Indians.
UNMICROFILMED: 5 cassette tapes, untranscribed, including a lecture delivered by Walter Gropius as part of "The Heritage of Man" lecture series, Cleveland, Ohio, February 13, 1952; an interview of Ise conducted by the Canadian Broadcasting Company, October 28, 1977; and 3 of a monologue delivered by Ise, 1978, in which she speaks of her early childhood.
Biographical / Historical:
Architect, educator and founder of the Bauhaus school. Born in Berlin, Walter Gropius studied at the University of Charlottenburg-Berlin and Munich. Following European travel and apprenticeship with Peter Behrens in Berlin, he established his own practice in 1910. After military service in WWI, he became director of the School of Applied Arts and the Academy of Arts, united the two and named the new institute Bauhaus Dessau in 1925. Between 1934 and 1937, he had a private practice in London. From 1938 to 1952, Gropius was chairman of Harvard's Graduate School of Design and maintained a private practice with Marcel Breuer from 1938 to 1941. Gropius married Alma Schindler, Gustav Mahler's widow, in 1915. In 1923, he married Ise (or Ilse) Franck (1897-1983).
Related Materials:
Additional photographs of Alma (Schindler) Mahler Werfel located at Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin, Germany.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Ise Gropius and her daughter, Beate Gropius Forberg Johansen, 1982-1983, except for selected items on reel 2393, the handwritten translation of Ise's diary on reel 4130 and cassette tapes, which were donated in 1981, 1983 and 1987, respectively. Some photographs from albums on reel 2764 which would not reproduce were not microfilmed.
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.
Occupation:
Architects  Search this
Educators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Germany  Search this
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Industrial design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gropwalt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d2bbaa43-9f9f-4122-be42-6062c8c9a297
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gropwalt

De Cordoue à Samarcande : chefs d'oeuvre du Musée d'art islamique de Doha / Sabiha Al Khemir ; entretiens avec Ieoh Ming Pei et avec Jean-Michel Wilmotte par Philip Jodidio ; photographies de Hugues Dubois = From Cordoba to Samarqand : masterpieces from the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha / Sabiha Al Khemir ; interviews with Ieoh Ming Pei and with Jean-Michel Wilmotte by Philip Jodidio ; photograp...

Title:
From Cordoba to Samarqand : masterpieces from the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha
Min Qurṭubah ilá Samarqand : rawāʼiʻ min Matḥaf al-Fann al-Islāmī fī al-Dawḥah
Author:
Khemir, Sabiha  Search this
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Wilmotte, Jean-Michel  Search this
Jodidio, Philip  Search this
Museum of Islamic Art (Dawḥah, Qatar)  Search this
Musée du Louvre  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Wilmotte, Jean-Michel  Search this
Museum of Islamic Art (Dawḥah, Qatar)  Search this
Physical description:
216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Place:
Qatar
Dawḥah
Middle East
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Islamic art  Search this
Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
N6264.Q2 D35 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_894780

I.M. Pei : a profile in American architecture / Carter Wiseman

Author:
Wiseman, Carter  Search this
Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Physical description:
320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Architects  Search this
Call number:
NA737.P365 W57 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405095

I.M. Pei : mandarin of modernism / Michael Cannell

Author:
Cannell, Michael T  Search this
Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 402 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Chinese American architects--Biography  Search this
Call number:
NA737.P365 C36 1995X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_490601

Oral history interview with A. Alfred Taubman

Interviewee:
Taubman, A. Alfred  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Acquavella, William R.  Search this
Hoffmann, Josef Franz Maria, 1870-1956  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
Meier, Richard, 1934-  Search this
Pei, I. M., 1917-  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files (2 hr., 28 min.), digital, wav)
53 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2013 June 6 - July 13
Scope and Contents:
An oral history interview with A. Alfred Taubman 2013 June 6-July 13, conducted by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection.
Taubman speaks of growing up in Pontiac; Michigan, his love of drawing; attending the University of Michigan; his early interest in architecture; collecting stamps; his father's involvement with farming; importance of learning drawing; his experiences with dyslexia; moving to Detroit and having kids; collecting artwork; meeting artists and dealers; his involvement with the Detroit Institute of Arts; financial troubles in Detroit; Detroit history; Josef Hoffmann furniture; his time in jail; Sotheby's financial trouble and selling works of art; his children and grandchildren; his houses; displaying artwork; his interest in sculpture; the competition of collecting; sculptures in shopping malls; his friendship with Roy and Dorothy Lichtenstein; collecting artwork and working with William R. Acquavella; his time owning Sotheby's and its impact on collecting; missing out on purchasing a blue period Picasso; collecting in depth and types of work he doesn't often collect; Russian artwork; Ms. Taubman's collecting interests; his time on the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art; working with I.M. Pei; commissioning Richard Meier to build a house; and changes that he brought to Sotheby's. Taubman also recalls Carlos Lopez, Reva Kolodney, Barbara Fleischman, Bill Poplack, Richard Bellamy, Leo Castelli, Green Gallery, Henry Geldzahler, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark di Suvero, James Rosenquist, OK Harris Gallery, Antoine Poncét, Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Detroit Institute of Arts, Coleman Young, Richard Gerstl, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Michael Graves, Jean Arp, John Chamberlain, College for Creative Studies, Sam Sachs, Arman, Crutchfield, Paul von Ringelheim, Roy Lichtenstein, Seymour Evans, Richard Feigen, Illeana Sonnabend, Larry Gagosian, Pablo Picasso, Niarchos, Balthus, Edward Hopper, Marsha Miro, Tom Armstrong, I.M. Pei, Vincent Ponte, and Richard Meier.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee A. Alfred Taubman (1924-2015) was an art collector, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Interviewer Avis Berman (1949- ) is an art historian and author in New York, New York.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of A. Alfred Taubman.
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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Sound recording: ACCESS RESTRICTED; written premission required.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Michigan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.taubma13
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fe33ece0-8c7b-426f-9dbb-f10c4f1cad68
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-taubma13
Online Media:

Miho Museum, Shiga, Japan

Title:
Shiga, Japan
Author:
Miho Museum  Search this
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Subject:
Miho Museum  Search this
Shumei Family (Religious organization) Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Shigaraki-chō
Date:
1997
1997]
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museum architecture  Search this
Call number:
AM78.S4 M52 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_858922

NGA East Building Opens

Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Date:
June 1, 1978
Topic:
Buildings  Search this
Openings  Search this
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1718

Project for a Courtyard at M.I.T., (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988  Search this
Architect:
Pei, I. M. 1917-2019  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculptures-Model
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87560623
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_292365

East Building, National Gallery of Art: A Profile

Author:
McLanathan, Richard B. K  Search this
Subject:
Mellon, Andrew W (Andrew William) 1855-1937  Search this
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian  Search this
Date:
1978
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Art--History  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2486

The Pritzker Architecture Prize, 1983 : presented to Ieoh Ming Pei / sponsored by the Hyatt Foundation

Author:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Hyatt Foundation (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Physical description:
[15] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
Topic:
Architecture--Awards  Search this
Pritzker Architecture Prize  Search this
Call number:
NA737.P365 P7 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_651373

(Fountain with Patterned Mosaic Base), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Pei, I. M. 1917-2019  Search this
Medium:
Painted concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Society Hill Towers 3rd & Locust Streets Plaza Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1966
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001159
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338515

The Dallas Piece, (sculpture)

Title:
Vertebrae Three Pieces, (sculpture)
Large Three Forms, (sculpture)
Three Piece Vertebrae, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Moore, Henry 1898-1986  Search this
Architect:
Pei, I. M. 1917-2019  Search this
Founder:
Morris Singer Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Dallas Division of Cultural Affairs 1925 Elm Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: CD.1978.1
Located City Hall 1500 Marilla Plaza Dallas Texas 75201
Date:
Commissioned 1976. 1978. Dedicated Dec. 5, 1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Skeleton  Search this
Control number:
IAS 63760056
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_23904

I.M. Pei : der Ausstellungsbau für das Deutsche Historische Museum Berlin / herausgegeben von Ulrike Kretzschmar ; mit einer Einleitung von Hans Ottomeyer ; und Beiträgen von Ulrike Kretzschmar ... [et al.] ; Architekturfotografie von Ulrich Schwarz = the exhibitions building of the German Historical Museum Berlin / edited by Ulrike Kretzschmar ; with an introduction by Hans Ottomeyer ; with con...

Title:
Ausstellungsbau für das Deutsche Historische Museum Berlin
Exhibitions building of the German Historical Museum Berlin
Author:
Kretzschmar, Ulrike  Search this
Schwarz, Ulrich  Search this
Deutsches Historisches Museum  Search this
Subject:
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Deutsches Historisches Museum  Search this
I.M. Pei & Partners  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
Place:
Germany
Berlin
Berlin (Germany)
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Museum architecture  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_964314

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, "visit of architect Mr. Bunshaft--May 16, 1974" [videorecording]

Title:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, "visit of architect Mr. Bunshaft--May 16, 1974"
Visit of architect Mr. Bunshaft--May 16, 1974
Author:
Bunshaft, Gordon 1909-1990  Search this
Pei, I. M. 1917-  Search this
Moore, Henry 1898-1986  Search this
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Subject:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden History  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (7 min., 30 sec.) : col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Sources
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2009
1974
[2009]
Topic:
Art museums--History  Search this
Call number:
Video 001039
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_930305

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