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Street sights : ICA street sights, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, May 1-18, 1980 / windows, Colette ... [et al.] ; performances, Tina Girouard, Pat Oleszko ; ICA in transit, Julie Jensen ... [et al.]

Author:
Marincola, Paula  Search this
University of Pennsylvania Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Physical description:
25 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1980
C1980
20th century
Topic:
Performance art  Search this
Show windows--Exhibitions  Search this
Street art--Exhibitions  Search this
Arts, Modern--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NX511.P35 S8X
NX511.P35S8X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_142519

The Journal of arts management and law

Title:
Arts
Author:
Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
Cl982-1992
Topic:
Performing arts  Search this
Performing arts--Law and legislation  Search this
Call number:
PN2000.P47X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_385962

Action art : a bibliography of artists' performance from futurism to fluxus and beyond / compiled by John Gray

Author:
Gray, John 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 343 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
1993
20th century
Topic:
Performance art  Search this
Arts, Modern  Search this
Call number:
Z5936.P47 G73 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468037

Out of actions : between performance and the object, 1949-1979 / organized by Paul Schimmel ; with essays by Kristine Stiles ... [et al.]

Author:
Schimmel, Paul  Search this
Stiles, Kristine  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
407 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
20th century
Topic:
Performance art--Themes, motives  Search this
Performance art--Influence  Search this
Action in art  Search this
Arts, Modern  Search this
Call number:
NX456.5.P38 S35 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545866

Rose Garrard : archiving my own history : documentation of works, 1969-1994

Title:
Archiving my own history
Author:
Garrard, Rose 1946-  Search this
Cornerhouse (Gallery : Manchester, England)  Search this
Minories  Search this
Mead Gallery  Search this
South London Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Garrard, Rose 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
83 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
England
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Art, English  Search this
Performance art  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.G2365 C6 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_564598

Drehpunkt 1930 / hrsg. von Hans Wichmann

Title:
Turning point 1930
Tournant de 1930
Author:
Munich (Germany) BMW-Museum  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1979
20th century
Topic:
Civilization, Modern  Search this
Performing arts--History  Search this
Call number:
NX.430.G42.D74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640670

Pittsburgh Biennial : [catalog]

Title:
Biennial
Author:
Pittsburgh Biennial  Search this
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts  Search this
Subject:
Pittsburgh Biennial  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Date:
19uu
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Performance art  Search this
Call number:
N6487.P57 P577
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656622

Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection

Performer:
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Jamal, Ahmad, 1930-  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collector:
Smith, Ernie  Search this
Names:
Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- 20th century
Date:
1894-1979
Summary:
More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 352 reels of 16mm motion picture film. Most of the film is 16mm black and white and sound (composite optical track print), although a few titles are silent or in color. The collection is comprised of compilation reels created by Ernie Smith to accompany his lectures, topical compilation reels created by Ernie Smith, compilation reels created by the Archives Center, and single title reels. The Archives Center produced master and reference video copies using a wet-gate telecine film-to-tape transfer system. Titles were often combined to allow for increased ease of handling, storage, and duplication.

The collection is strongest in the areas of jazz dance styles including Lindy Hop and tap, overviews of jazz musical performers and styles; specific jazz musicians and performers including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Woody Herman, Artie Shaw, Bob Crosby, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Jack Teagarden as well as a wide range of female vocalists; and documentation of the New York jazz and club scene. The collection includes feature films and excerpts from feature films, Soundies and other film shorts, television kinescopes, and documentary films.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series and is not arranged in accordance with standard archival procedures. The breadth of the collection and the existence of so many multiple topic and/or performer compilation reels made it impossible to impose traditional archival series order. Therefore, each reel is described at the item level in the container list.
Biographical / Historical:
Ernie Smith began collecting jazz-related film in 1955. He wrote the entry about jazz film in the "Grove Dictionary of Jazz," and worked with Marshall Stearns on the book "Jazz Dance."
Ernest (Ernie) Smith began collecting jazz and jazz dance films during the mid-1950s. An Art Director for a New York advertising agency, Smith had a long-standing interest in jazz and jazz dance that began during his youth in Pittsburgh, Pa. Early on, Smith discovered that jazz music was best appreciated while dancing. He became an accomplished Lindy Hopper, frequenting both white and African American ballrooms.

His job at the advertising agency supported Smith's two passions - painting and jazz dance and music. Smith was also a film enthusiast so, in 1954, after taking a jazz class at the New School taught by Marshall Stearns, a leading jazz scholar, he began collecting examples of jazz and jazz dance on film. In the process of creating his film collection, Smith became one of the leading authorities on jazz and jazz dance films. He collaborated with Stearns on the 1964 book Jazz Dance, compiling the book's jazz dance film listing. He also wrote the extensive entry on jazz film for the 1988 edition of New Grove Dictionary of Jazz .

Smith built his film collection by identifying films of potential interest and acquiring them through trade and purchase. He created lecture reels on specific topics -- the history of jazz, social dance, tap dance, Duke Ellington, Lindy Hop -- and presented lecture/screenings nationally and internationally. He also provided footage for numerous documentaries and maintained active relationships with filmmakers, other film collectors, jazz scholars, the swing dance community, and musicians.

Ernie Smith donated his film collection to the Archives Center in 1993. He continues to lecture and participate in swing dance activities, but he devotes the majority of his time to painting and related artistic pursuits.
Provenance:
The Archives Center acquired the collection from Ernie Smith in 1993.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tap dancing -- 1930-1970  Search this
Motion pictures and music -- 1930-1970  Search this
Dancing in motion pictures, television, etc. -- 1930-1970  Search this
Television and music -- 1930-1970  Search this
Jazz -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1930-1970  Search this
Jazz dance -- 1930-1970  Search this
African Americans in the performing arts -- 1930-1970  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 20th century
Citation:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0491
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0491

Untitled (nude in dance pose)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b1269e31-b8de-497a-9d7f-f3011de64e2c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.11

The Lanner Waltzes

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Object\foliage\leaf  Search this
Performing arts\dance\waltz  Search this
Homage\Lanner, Josef  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.143
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c1ac7748-3558-4bdd-98c4-525bdd6f1af9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.143

Untitled (Allegra Kent)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Sitter:
Allegra Kent  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Performing arts\dance\ballet  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.308
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk763774ab3-3dae-42a7-a829-c3e7965834e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.308

The Musicians (mouse musicians, mounted on masonite)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
drawing
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Performing arts\music  Search this
Fantasy\animal\mouse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.312
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77987f50d-255e-41e3-ad1b-192cba7d8984
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.312

The White Ballet

Artist:
Everett Shinn, born Woodstown, NJ 1876-died New York City 1953  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 1/2 x 36 3/4 in. (74.9 x 93.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1904
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\dance\ballet  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\theater  Search this
Recreation\theater\ballet  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the American Art Forum and the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2004.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72e0899ff-ad45-4723-930b-4d5aab755e54
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.4

Matinée, Outdoor Stage, Paris

Artist:
Everett Shinn, born Woodstown, NJ 1876-died New York City 1953  Search this
Medium:
pastel on paper
Dimensions:
18 x 26 in. (45.7 x 66.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts
Date:
1902
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\leisure\eating and drinking  Search this
Performing arts\theater\performer  Search this
Cityscape\France\Paris  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Raymond J. and Margaret Horowitz
Object number:
2014.68.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk715229bb5-a7af-48a6-b94e-d55470c2e4ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2014.68.2

Dancer

Artist:
Harold E. Edgerton, born Fremont, NE 1903-died Cambridge, MA 1990  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Performing arts\dance\ballet  Search this
Study\motion study  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation
Object number:
1996.99.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c13197cc-810f-4353-ab45-5306f9de87d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.99.46

French Fan

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Medium:
mother of pearl, gouache and paint on paper
Dimensions:
11 x 20 7/8 in. (28.0 x 53.0 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1850-1900
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Recreation\courting  Search this
Performing arts\music\bagpipe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1959.16.15
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d1781dd1-aeec-4228-a004-3336bddcf2e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1959.16.15

Storefront Church Pulpit

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
before 1936, printed later
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Architecture\religious\church  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\religion\clergy  Search this
Performing arts\music\tambourine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1936, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1992.116.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77bf6e3de-8d6b-40e4-a9b6-d3c34c5ebbd5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.116.8

A Roundelay

Artist:
Helen Hyde, born Lima, NY 1868-died Pasadena, CA 1919  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 x 8 in. (10.3 x 20.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1906
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Children  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Ethnic\Japanese  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Japanese dress  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hyde Gillette in memory of Mabel Hyde Gillette and Edwin Fraser Gillette
Object number:
1992.13.47
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76db7cb06-1efc-4d84-9d18-ba29f40432ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.13.47

A Primitive Chant to the Great Spirit

Artist:
Hermon A. MacNeil, born Everett, MA 1866-died New York City 1947  Search this
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
24 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 in. (62.3 x 15.6 x 22.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled by 1901
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ethnic\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Maurice Kawashima in honor of Dr. Richard Wunder
Object number:
1996.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, North Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b0e23b16-e316-4210-a46e-627db1eb920b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.27

Fan

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Medium:
paper; mother of pearl
Dimensions:
length: 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1840-1900
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\music  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1956.6.17
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76e1de3b2-5f8d-43bb-9add-04250847da17
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1956.6.17

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