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"Religion in Art,"

Collection Creator:
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 105
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Forbes Watson papers
Forbes Watson papers / Series 8: Notes and Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90e89835a-d3d2-4ed2-adab-9a76ce544fa4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-watsforb-ref635

Religion in Art Today

Collection Creator:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 77, Folder 73
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967
Collection Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
American Federation of Arts records
American Federation of Arts records / Series 5: Exhibition Files / 5.19: Suggested Exhibitions
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ae1b549e-cbf2-4a63-851b-a026d5a8a696
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-amerfeda-ref1620

Interview with Charles White, episode 2 of the Dialogues in art television series

Creator:
White, Charles, 1918-1979  Search this
Biberman, Edward, 1904-1986  Search this
Subject:
White, Charles  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1967 or 1968
Topic:
African American art  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15269
See more items in:
Edward Biberman papers, 1939-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15269

Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson, 2004

Interviewee:
Wilson, Liliana, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto  Search this
Treviño, Jesse  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Anzaldúa, Gloria  Search this
Perez, Cynthia  Search this
Chödrön, Pema  Search this
Agosin, Marjorie  Search this
Gonzales, Mia  Search this
Wilson, Neil  Search this
Almeida, Arturo  Search this
Navarro, Mary Margaret  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Chile  Search this
Painting  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13093
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249046
AAA_collcode_wilson04
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249046
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Oral history interview with Jesse Amado, 2004 May 31-June 7

Interviewee:
Amado, Jesse, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Ford, O'Neil  Search this
Mondini-Ruiz, Franco  Search this
Hickey, Dave  Search this
Davis, Barbara  Search this
Casas, Mel  Search this
Reynolds, Steve  Search this
Ramirez, Chuck  Search this
Holland, Rebecca  Search this
Finesilver Gallery  Search this
Contemporary Art for San Antonio (Organization)  Search this
ArtPace (Foundation : San Antonio, Tex.)  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12876
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248017
AAA_collcode_amado04
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_248017
Online Media:

Magna Mater : el sincretismo hispanoamericano en algunas imágenes marianas / [trabajo concebido y dirigido por Anna Gradowska ; con la colaboracion de Raquel Bentolila Levy ... et al.]

Title:
Sincretismo hispanoamericano en algunas imágenes marianas
Author:
Gradowska, Anna  Search this
Bentolila Levy, Raquel  Search this
Museo de Bellas Artes (Venezuela)  Search this
Subject:
Mary Blessed Virgin, Saint Art  Search this
Physical description:
196 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Latin America
Date:
1992
[1992]
Topic:
Art, Colonial  Search this
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Syncretism (Religion) in art  Search this
Call number:
N7901.5 .M34 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548892

Oral history interview with Jesse Amado

Interviewee:
Amado, Jesse, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
ArtPace (Foundation : San Antonio, Tex.)  Search this
Contemporary Art for San Antonio (Organization)  Search this
Finesilver Gallery  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Davis, Barbara  Search this
Ford, O'Neil, 1905-  Search this
Hickey, Dave, 1940-  Search this
Holland, Rebecca, 1962-  Search this
Mondini-Ruiz, Franco, 1961-  Search this
Ramirez, Chuck  Search this
Reynolds, Steve  Search this
Extent:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 May 31-June 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jesse Amado conducted 2004 May 31 and June 7, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's studio, in San Antonio, Texas.
Includes artist's family background, personalities, and relationship of artist's mother and father; parents' occupations and the effect on the family; brother Gilbert; early influences and experiences in drawing; role of religion during childhood; experiences in school including parochial school and losing interest in 12th grade; experiences working with architect O'Neil Ford in high school; decision to go into the Navy; experiences and travels in the Navy; first impressions of New York City; interest in literature and reading on works and life, including T.S. Eliot, "Tom Sawyer," "The Odyssey;" first experiences with foreign film, especially L'Avventura; bilingualism including learning to speak English and it's possible influences on art; work after the Navy on a tanker; travels in Europe; New York City and experiences working and living there; decision to return to San Antonio; starting at San Antonio College and experience of returning to school; first paintings; attempt at teaching; joining the fire department and influences of that job on his art; MFA study at University of Texas, San Antonio; influences of professors including Steve Reynolds, Mel Casas, and Dave Hickey; major influential discussion with Dave Hickey and art that resulted; BFA show exhibition; beginnings of ideas of fragility and mutability in early pieces; relationship to Minimalism or Conceptual Art in works; the growing art scene in San Antonio and it's galleries, including FineSilver, Blue Star and Art Pace; relationships with other San Antonio artists including Franco Mondini, Chuck Ramirez, Rebecca Holland; discussion of Bemis Foundation show; artist's feelings on being a Latino or Chicano artist; possible Latino influences on his art; discussion of Latino culture and iconography; change from stronger tendencies in painting towards sculpture and installation pieces; discussion of works in the "Taking Liberties" exhibition [1992]; the artist's creation process; discussion of Antonioni's L'Avventura and its use in artist's work; use of text as a visual form; importance of backstory and context to artist's work; use of music and lyrics in work, including James Brown and the Beatles; interest in taglines and its use in art; interest in fashion especially fashion magazines and its use in art; introduction and use of DYMO tape in art; relationship and interactions with galleries and museums, especially the Whitney, Blue Star, FineSilver; Barbara Davis; use of digital photography in work; discussion of the economics of the gallery; the future of artist's work and the importance of the process for the artist in the future; role of Catholicism in artist's work; the exhibition "Renascence" at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston; influence of marriage and divorce on works.
Biographical / Historical:
Jesse Amadao (1951-) is an artist in San Antonio, Texas. Cary Cordoza (1970-) is an art historian.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 45 minutes.
Interview recorded on mini discs and compact discs.
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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.amado04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95fc1c4cb-3165-48f6-989a-f30b89636bf5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amado04
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson

Interviewee:
Wilson, Liliana, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Agosin, Marjorie  Search this
Almeida, Arturo  Search this
Anzaldúa, Gloria  Search this
Chödrön, Pema  Search this
Gonzales, Mia  Search this
Navarro, Mary Margaret  Search this
Perez, Cynthia  Search this
Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto  Search this
Treviño, Jesse, 1946-  Search this
Wilson, Neil  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Extent:
99 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004, July 13-27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Liliana Wilson conducted 2004 July 13-27, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Austin, Texas.
Wilson displays a slideshow of her works and discusses Disparecidos en el Cielo; The Gatekeepers; The Immigrants; Man Running from Himself; Girl and Red Fish; Self-Portrait; Organic Barbed Wire; The Fish Tree; The Wedding; Desperate Housewife; The Lovers; The Meaning of Life; Lies; Proposition 187; Luciano; Time; Shift; El dia en que le hicieron pedazos la corona; Casi Gomez; Man and Leaf, and others. Wilson also discusses her relationship with Gloria Anzaldua; her sister's kidnapping by the Pinochet regime; experiences winning art contests at primary school; her uncommon last name; her use of Catholic imagery; her bad experience teaching; her childhood in Valparaiso, Chile; the patriarchal qualities of Chilean culture; attending architecture school and then transferring to law; her father's death and the family's resulting financial struggles; her disdain for traditional political paradigms; Santiago during the 1973 coup by Augusto Pinochet; her apartment being raided by the Army; moving to America and working as an au pair; enrolling in Austin Community College; her color choices in her paintings; moving to San Francisco; her various jobs doing commercial art; her early grant from MACLA; her anti-social nature, and how Anzaldua's nature is similar; her various residences in San Francisco; her conversion to Buddhism; moving back to Austin and her love for its community; learning to promote her own work; painting nude forms; her disdain for certain Catholic ideologies; the painters which she considers influences, such as Bosch, Kahlo, and Klee; her inability to be recognized by museums; the masculine nature of art academia; her involvement in the San Antonio arts scene; and the positive qualities of the United States. Wilson also discusses Cynthia Perez, Mia Gonzales, Jesse Treviño, Rene Yañez, Pema Chödrön, Neil Wilson, Arturo Almeida, Mary Margaret Navarro, Marjorie Agosin, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Liliana Wilson (1953-) is a Chilean born artist in Austin, Texas. Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian from Austin, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 55 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- Texas -- Austin  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Chile  Search this
Painting  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.wilson04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw939897673-3278-4964-bb31-c25c4e533cfa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wilson04
Online Media:

Michele Zackheim with her working collages for The Tent of Meeting

Subject:
Zackheim, Michele  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1985
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18154
See more items in:
Michele Zackheim papers, 1976-2012, bulk 1980-2000
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18154
Online Media:

Candomblé as artistic inspiration syncretic approaches Kimberly L. Cleveland

Author:
Cleveland, Kimberly  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Brazil
Bahia (State)
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Candomblé (Religion) in art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Art, Brazilian--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
N6657.S25 A94 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117291

Pillar of fire : the visionary art of Anthony Joseph Salvatore Akron Art Museum, 25 March-21 May

Author:
Akron Art Museum  Search this
Salvatore, Anthony Joseph 1937-1994  Search this
Tannenbaum, Barbara  Search this
Subject:
Salvatore, Anthony Joseph 1937-1994  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1990
20th century
Topic:
Religion in art  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_806302

Filiger

Artist:
Filiger, Charles 1863-1928  Search this
Author:
Daniel Malingue (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Filiger, Charles 1863-1928  Search this
Physical description:
199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
2019
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Watercolor painting, French  Search this
Painting, French  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Figurative painting  Search this
Call number:
ND553.F45 A4 2019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107407

Figuring faith : images of belief in Africa / curated and edited by Fiona Rankin-Smith

Author:
Rankin-Smith, Fiona  Search this
Standard Bank Centre Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
287 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2011
C2011
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, South African--Themes, motives  Search this
Photography  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1010740

Susanne Wenger : Tief in Dir bist Du oh Mensch der Gott als Baum, als Stein, als Tier : eine biographische Collage / von Wolfgang Denk ; unter Einbeziehung von Texten und Aussagen von Susanne Wenger und Ulli Beier, und mit einem Beitrag von Joëlle Drumel

Title:
Tief in Dir bist Du oh Mensch der Gott als Baum, als Stein, als Tier
Author:
Denk, Wolfgang 1947-  Search this
Wenger, Susanne 1915-2009  Search this
Beier, Ulli  Search this
Druml, Joelle  Search this
Kunst.Halle.Krems  Search this
Subject:
Wenger, Susanne 1915-2009 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
107 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
1995
Topic:
Religion in art  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089132

Egypt : faith after the pharaohs / edited by Cäcilia Fluck, Gisela Helmecke, Elisabeth R. O'Connell ; with the assistance of Elisabeth Ehler

Editor:
Fluck, Cäcilia  Search this
Helmecke, Gisela  Search this
O'Connell, Elisabeth R.  Search this
Ehler, Elisabeth  Search this
Host institution:
British Museum  Search this
Bode-Museum  Search this
Author:
Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst (Germany)  Search this
Museum für Islamische Kunst (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Physical description:
288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, plans (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Utställningar
Place:
Egypt
Date:
2015
Greco-Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D
Topic:
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Pharaohs in art  Search this
Abrahamic religions--In art  Search this
Abrahamic religions  Search this
Civilization  Search this
African influences  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Religion  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084072

Breaking resemblance : the role of religious motifs in contemporary art / Alena Alexandrova

Author:
Alexandrova, Alena  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2017
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art and religion  Search this
Idols and images in art  Search this
Art, Modern--Themes, motives  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081517

On the strange place of religion in contemporary art / James Elkins

Author:
Elkins, James 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 136 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Case studies
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
Topic:
Art and religion  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Art--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801284

Art and spirituality : the Ijumu northeastern-Yoruba egúngún / by Olawole Francis Famule

Title:
Ijumu northeastern-Yoruba egúngún
Author:
Famule, Olawole Francis  Search this
Physical description:
315 leaves : col. ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2005
Topic:
Art, Yoruba  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Religion  Search this
Spirituality in art  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Ancestor worship  Search this
Masks, Yoruba  Search this
Call number:
BL2480.Y6 F36 2005a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_804439

Making God : incarnation and somatic piety in the art of Kiki Smith / by Margaret Randolph Wilkerson

Author:
Wilkerson, Margaret Randolph  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Kiki 1954- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 284 leaves : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Religion in art  Search this
Human beings in art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Call number:
N6537.S6164 W55 2006a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_808721

Intersections, reading the space : Christianity, Judaism and Islam : Irene Barberis, Parastou Forouhar, Jane Logemann : an exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Australia April-June 2005

Author:
Barberis, Irene 1953-  Search this
Furuhar, Paratu  Search this
Logemann, Jane  Search this
Jewish Museum of Australia  Search this
Subject:
Barberis, Irene 1953-  Search this
Furuhar, Parastou  Search this
Logemann, Jane  Search this
Physical description:
111 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
Topic:
Art and religion  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Christianity and art  Search this
Judaism and art  Search this
Islam and art  Search this
Call number:
N8237.8.R45 I58 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_813109

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