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Melinda Wortz papers, 1958-1992

Creator:
Wortz, Melinda, 1940-2002  Search this
Subject:
Eversley, Frederick  Search this
Taylor, Elizabeth  Search this
Livkin, Rena  Search this
Turrell, James  Search this
Tivey, Hap  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
DeLap, Tony  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Christo  Search this
Dine, Jim  Search this
McCafferty, Jay David  Search this
Sonneman, Eve  Search this
Ox, Jack  Search this
Todd, Liza  Search this
Marck, Marc van der  Search this
Rinke, Klaus  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Valentine, De Wain  Search this
Kauffman, Craig  Search this
Zaimo, Stephen  Search this
Small, Rena  Search this
Warner, Elsa  Search this
Bell, Larry  Search this
Moses, Ed  Search this
Lodato, Peter  Search this
Wiener, Nina  Search this
Schwartz, Beth Ames  Search this
Barber, Daniel  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Harding, Bill  Search this
Marchesi, Cork  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
University of California, Irvine. Fine Arts Gallery  Search this
University of California, Irvine. Department of Studo Art  Search this
University of California, Irvine  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Travel diaries
Place:
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Soviet Union -- description and travel
Citation:
Melinda Wortz papers, 1958-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6475
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215662
AAA_collcode_wortmeli
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215662
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Printed Matter, Inc. records, 1970-1990

Creator:
Printed Matter, Inc.  Search this
Subject:
Davis, Douglas  Search this
DeAk, Edit  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide  Search this
Huebler, Douglas  Search this
Lawler, Louise  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Linn, Nancy  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Nonas, Richard  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Princenthal, Nancy  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Sischy, Ingrid  Search this
Spiegelman, Art  Search this
Stuart, Michelle  Search this
Tacha, Athena  Search this
Weiner, Lawrence  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Printed Matter, Inc. records, 1970-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Art organizations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5968
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)227906
AAA_collcode_prinmati
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_227906
Online Media:

Melinda Wortz papers

Creator:
Wortz, Melinda  Search this
Names:
University of California, Irvine -- Faculty  Search this
University of California, Irvine. Department of Studo Art  Search this
University of California, Irvine. Fine Arts Gallery  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Ballatore-Nelson, Sandy  Search this
Barber, Daniel  Search this
Bell, Larry, 1939-  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
DeLap, Tony, 1927-2019  Search this
Dine, Jim, 1935-  Search this
Eversley, Frederick  Search this
Harding, Bill  Search this
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010  Search this
Livkin, Rena  Search this
Lodato, Peter  Search this
Marchesi, Cork  Search this
Marck, Marc van der  Search this
McCafferty, Jay David, 1948-  Search this
Moses, Ed, 1926-  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Ox, Jack, 1948-  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Rinke, Klaus, 1939-  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Schwartz, Beth Ames  Search this
Small, Rena  Search this
Sonneman, Eve  Search this
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011  Search this
Tivey, Hap  Search this
Todd, Liza  Search this
Turrell, James  Search this
Valentine, De Wain, 1936-2022  Search this
Warner, Elsa  Search this
Wiener, Nina  Search this
Zaimo, Stephen  Search this
Extent:
17.45 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Travel diaries
Place:
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Soviet Union -- description and travel
Date:
1958-1992
Summary:
The papers of California art historian, writer, instructor, and curator, Melinda Wortz (1940-2002) date from 1958-1992, and measure 17.45 linear feet. The collection includes documentation of Wortz's tenure at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where she specialized in collecting and presenting the California "light and space" artists during the 1970s and 1980s. Wortz's papers include biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, interview transcripts and sound recordings, professional and student writings and notes, diaries of five trips abroad, UCI administrative, dossier, and teaching files, general subject and artist files, printed material, several pieces of artwork; and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of California art historian, writer, instructor, and curator, Melinda Wortz (1940-2002) date from 1958-1992, and measure 17.45 linear feet. The collection includes documentation of Wortz's tenure at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where she specialized in collecting and presenting the California Light and Space artists during the 1970s and 1980s. Wortz's papers include biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, interview transcripts and sound recordings, professional and student writings and notes, diaries of five trips abroad, UCI administrative, dossier, and teaching files, general subject and artist files, printed material, several pieces of artwork; and photographs.

Wortz's biographical material includes annotated appointment books and calendars, resumes, and some family, financial, and legal records.

Correspondence files document Wortz's activities beyond her work at UCI, including scattered correspondence with artists such as Eleanor Antin, Daniel Barber, Christo, Craig Kauffman, Cork Marchesi, Martha Rosler, Eve Sonneman, Hap Tivey, and Elsa Warner. Correspondence also relates to arrangements for lectures, juries, panels, symposiums, and other professional activities in which Wortz participated.

Interviews include transcripts of four interviews conducted by Wortz with subjects including Peter Lodato and Dewain Valentine, and a sound recording of an interview with Nina Wiener.

Writings and notes include drafts, and some published copies, of articles and essays written for journals, magazines, and exhibition catalogs; Wortz's dissertation and thesis; notes; student essays and class notes; and scattered writings by others. Included in the published works are copies of Artweek containing articles by Wortz, and drafts and published copies of essays on Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, Jasper Johns, Jay McCafferty, Isamu Noguchi, Robert Rauschenberg, Klaus Rinke, Beth Ames Schwartz, and James Turrell.

Diaries document five separate overseas trips to locations including Asia in 1977, Paris in 1978, and the U.S.S.R., where Wortz delivered a paper on Robert Irwin, in 1989.

University of California, Irvine, records include Wortz's administrative files documenting her work on various committees, her directorship of the Fine Arts Gallery, including budget and exhibition records, her work as Chair of Studio Art, and her collaborations with other faculty, including Judy Baca, Sandy Ballatore, Tony Delap, Craig Kauffman, and Rena Small. Wortz's dossier files provide a thorough record of her accomplishments from the late 1970s-1990, and her UCI teaching files document the content of core art courses which she taught at UCI in the 1970s and 1980s.

Subject files provide additional documentation of Wortz's interest in particular artists and subjects, and include scattered correspondence with artists, as well as additional correspondence, reports, printed material, index card files, sound cassettes, and photographs, documenting her interests in art and politics, feminism, religion and spirituality, museum management and training, and other subjects.

Printed material includes announcements, catalogs, journals, newsletters, and material specifically documenting Wortz's activities.

Artwork includes a piece of floor covering from a Jim Dine exhibition, a booklet by Daniel Barber, Flams by Rena Livkin, and several pieces of unidentified artwork.

Photographs include photos of Wortz with her family and with UCI faculty including Tony DeLap, Craig Kauffman, and Ed Moses; photos of events with friends and family, including Hap Tivey's wedding to Liza Todd with Elizabeth Taylor in attendance; photos of artists including Frederick Eversley, Bill Harding, Jack Ox, and Stephen Zaimo; and photos of artwork by artists including Tony DeLap, Barbara Smith, Marc Van Der Marck, and others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as ten series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1966-1988 (0.25 linear feet; Boxes 1, 19)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1967-1992 (1.25 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, 18)

Series 3: Interviews, 1971-circa 1980s (6 folders; Boxes 2, 18)

Series 4: Writings and Notes, 1958-circa 1990 (4.25 linear feet; Boxes 2-6, 19)

Series 5: Diaries, 1977-1989 (6 folders; Box 6)

Series 6: University of California, Irvine, 1960-1991 (4.8 linear feet; Boxes 6-11, OV 20)

Series 7: Subject Files, circa 1960-1990 (4.25 linear feet; Boxes 11-15, 18)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1960s-1980s (1.8 linear feet; Boxes 15-16, 19)

Series 9: Artwork, circa 1960s-circa 1980s (3 folders; Boxes 17, 19)

Series 10: Photographs, 1960s-1980s (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 17, 19)
Biographical / Historical:
California art historian, writer, instructor, and curator, Melinda Wortz (1940-2002), taught at the University of California, Irvine, from 1975, serving as Director of UCI's Fine Arts Gallery and Chair of the Department of Studio Art. Wortz's special area of interest was the work of the California "light and space" artists emerging in Los Angeles in the 1970s.

After attending Stanford University and graduating from Radcliffe College with a bachelors degree in art history, Wortz received her masters degree in art history from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her doctorate in theology and the arts from the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley. Wortz taught at California State University and the University of California Extension in the early 1970s. At UCI her colleagues included Judy Baca, Sandy Ballatore, Tony Delap, Craig Kauffman, and Rena Small.

Wortz married Edward C. Wortz in the early 1970s, following her divorce from her first husband, Thomas G. Terbell, Jr. Edward Wortz's first career was as a research scientist working on NASA contracts in the air research industry in Colorado and California. Later he was involved in the arts and participated in collaborations with artists including Robert Irwin, Coy Howard, and James Turrell. He worked with Melinda Wortz to develop their personal collection of contemporary art.

Melinda Wortz was a prolific writer who wrote extensively for national art periodicals, including Arts Magazine, and Art News. She also wrote, and served as editor, for the California periodical Artweek from the 1960s to 1990s. She wrote numerous catalogs for artists including Larry Bell, Cork Marchesi, Doug Moran, Beth Ames Schwartz, and James Turrell; and published articles on Dan Flavin, Robert Irwin, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, and others. She lectured at Brown University, the Center for Art, Salt Lake City, Contemporary Art Museum, La Jolla, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the San Diego Museum, Wellesley College, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and many other institutions. In 1989 she traveled to the U.S.S.R. to deliver a paper on Robert Irwin at the International Art Critics Association annual meeting.

In addition to her curatorial work at the UCI Fine Arts Gallery, where she organized exhibitions for artists including Alice Aycock, Jonathan Borofsky, Audrey Flack, Jack Ox, and Dennis Oppenheim, Wortz curated exhibitions for University of California sister colleges, Pasadena Art Museum, and others.

Wortz received UCI and National Endowment for the Arts grants in support of her writing, and served on advisory boards of the Contemporary Arts Forum, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, Robert Rauschenberg's foundation, Advisory Board of Change, Inc., the Pasadena Art Museum, and others.

Wortz was diagnosed with Alzheimers disease at the age of 50 and died in 2002.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Edward C. Wortz, Melinda Wortz's husband, in 1994.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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 -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Authors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Educators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art museum curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Gallery directors -- California -- Irvine  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Sound recordings
Travel diaries
Citation:
Melinda Wortz papers, 1958-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wortmeli
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw905985e8b-dfa4-4162-a8bb-952942187c9f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wortmeli
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Allan Sekula

Interviewee:
Sekula, Allan  Search this
Interviewer:
Panzer, Mary  Search this
Names:
Artforum  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)  Search this
The Ohio State University -- Faculty  Search this
University of California, San Diego  Search this
Altoon, John, 1925-  Search this
Antin, David  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Ascott, Roy  Search this
Baldessari, John, 1931-  Search this
Barthes, Roland  Search this
Becker, Howard  Search this
Bercovitch, Sacvan  Search this
Beveridge, Karl  Search this
Brach, Paul, 1924-  Search this
Braderman, Joan  Search this
Burch, Noël, 1932-  Search this
Burn, Ian, 1939-1993  Search this
Captain Beefheart  Search this
Charlesworth, Sarah, 1947-2013  Search this
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981  Search this
Conde, Carol  Search this
Connell, Brian  Search this
Diddley, Bo, 1928-2008  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Farber, Manny  Search this
Feldman, Ronald, 1938-  Search this
Folks, Homer, 1867-1963  Search this
Fox, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Fried, Howard, 1946-  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Graham, Dan, 1942-  Search this
Graves, Michael, 1934-2015  Search this
Halleck, DeeDee  Search this
Hanhardt, John G.  Search this
Hassan, Ihab, 1925-2015  Search this
Hayes, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Heinecken, Robert, 1931-  Search this
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940  Search this
Kienholz, Edward, 1927-  Search this
Kirschenbaum, Baruch David, 1931-  Search this
Knowles, Alison, 1933-  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph.  Search this
Kozloff, Max  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Krauss, Rosalind E.  Search this
König, Kasper  Search this
Liebling, Jerome  Search this
Lifson, Ben  Search this
Little Richard, 1932-  Search this
Lonidier, Fred  Search this
Lord, Catherine, 1949-  Search this
Lunn, Harry, 1933-1998  Search this
Mac Low, Jackson  Search this
Mandel, Mike  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Mayer, Grace M.  Search this
Michelson, Annette  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Pommer, Richard  Search this
Ramsden, Mel  Search this
Raskin, Jef  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Ross, David A., 1949-  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David, 1952-  Search this
Salvesen, Britt  Search this
Schimmel, Paul  Search this
Segalove, Ilene, 1950-  Search this
Stein, Sally  Search this
Steinmetz, Philip  Search this
Sultan, Larry  Search this
Van Riper, Peter  Search this
Wakoski, Diane  Search this
Wall, Jeff, 1946-  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (Sound recording: 12 sound files (6 hr.,14 min.), digital, wav)
143 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2011 August 20-2012 February 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Allan Sekula conducted 2011 August 20-2012 February 14, by Mary Panzer, for the Archives of American Art at Sekula's studio and home in Los Angeles, California and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York.
Sekula speaks of his career and some of the mediums he works in; language and contemporary art; Roland Barthes; his relation to contemporary art; west coast conceptualism; genre switches; realism; documentary photography; Belgium and the industrial revolution; Meunier; minor figures; art history and marginalism; Roberto Matta; World War I; Homer Folks; Fish Story; historic cinema; economic factors of art shows and publication; galleries and the art world; growing up and his family; his father and moving; Ohio; his brothers and sisters; San Pedro; demographics of students at school; sports at school; Vietnam; protests; cross country and swimming; California; fishing; college; U.C. system; declaring a major; John Altoon; Ed Kienholz; exposure to art; visiting museums; Marcuse's classes; Baldessari's classes; course work and student life; student demonstrations; working in a library and exposure to books; father losing his job; science and working as a chemical technician; politics; his uncle committing suicide; moving away from his father; the draft; John Birch; Students for a Democratic Society; his mother; politics of his parents; Aerospace Folk Tales, autodidacts and scholarship; San Diego and Mexico; obtaining a camera and starting to use it; art school; CalArts; UCSD; Meditations on a Triptych; David Salle; Fred Lonidier; Phel Steinmetz; MFA and art training; poets; story of Allen Ginsberg and one of Sekula's sculptures; production and the audience; A Photograph is Worth a Thousand Questions, photography and the burden of tradition; pictorialism; moving to New York; Artforum; October; New York music scene; Captain Beefheart; Bo Diddley; Little Richard; Steichen and aerial photography; origins of October; New Criterion; Art Critic's Grant; teaching at Ohio State; television; technological historians; New York subway and getting a ticket for using French money; RISD lectures; Long Beach; photography; collages; Metro Pictures; New Topographics; School as a Factory; moral choice and the viewer; work method and the audience; Social Criticism and Art Practice; east and west coasts; Ed Ruscha; documentary; film, Los Angeles; cinema and social history; Ohio State Department of Photography and Cinema; Los Angeles Plays Itself; Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador; Ohio State campus, anti-Semitism; Ronald Reagan and protest; influences and colleagues; intellectual genealogy; Michael Graves and Ohio State architecture; Bad Ohio; tenure; University Exposed; AIDS issue of October; The Body and the Archive; making film; Korean War; collectors and images. Sekula also recalls Eleanor Antin, Jeff Wall, Terry Fox, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Paul Saltman, Marcuse, Baldessari, Sacvan Bercovitch, Stanley Miller, Jef Raskin, Paul Brach, David Antin, Howard Fried, Peter Van Riper, Alison Knowles, Dick Higgins, Manny Farber, Ihab Hassan, Diane Wakoski, Jackson Mac Low, Martha Rosler, Lenny Neufeld, Joshua Neufeld, David Wing, Brian Connell, Max Kozloff, Ian Burn, Mel Ramsden, Carole Conde, Karl Beveridge, Barry Rosens, Tom Crow, John Copeland, Harry Lunn, Hilton Kramer, Grace Mayer, Carol Duncan, Eva Cockroft, Richard Pommer, Rosalind Krauss, Sally Stein, Paddy Chayefsky, John Hanhardt, Mel Ramsden, Sarah Charlesworth, Jospeh Kosuth, Baruch Kirschenbaum, Robert Heinecken, Brian O'Doherty, Howard Becker, Jay Ruby, Jerry Liebling, Anna Wilkie, Ronald Feldman, John Gibson, David Ross, Britt Salvesen, Larry Sultan, Mike Mandel, Roy Ascott, Ilene Segalove, Paul Schimmel, DeeDee Halleck, Noel Burch, Joan Braderman, Woody Hayes, Thom Andersen, John Quigley, Ron Green, Kasper Koenig, Dan Graham, Jonathan Green, Christa Wolf, Catherine Lord, Ben Lifson, and Annette Michelson.
Biographical / Historical:
Allan Sekula (1951-2013) was a photographer, filmmaker, and writer, based at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Mary Panzer (1955- ) is a historian from New York, New York.
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:
Photographers -- California  Search this
Filmmakers -- California  Search this
Authors -- California  Search this
Topic:
Activism  Search this
Antisemitism  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Music -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photography  Search this
Realism  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.sekula11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d657e5da-cd1b-4366-9fe9-1852a4c5be81
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sekula11
Online Media:

Rosler, Martha

Collection Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000-2005
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
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:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Peter Howard Selz papers
Peter Howard Selz papers / Series 6: Artists' Research Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ce8e4b52-53f2-43e2-887f-1174b7aca8c5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-selzpete-ref675

The Gray Drape

Artist:
Martha Rosler, American, b. Brooklyn, New York, 1943  Search this
Medium:
Inkjet print on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 39 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (100.3 x 74.9 cm) image: 37 1/2 x 29 in. (95.3 x 73.7 cm)
Type:
Print
Date:
2008
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2009
Accession Number:
09.3
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2466b047b-7982-423e-aae3-565f01868209
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_09.3

Semiotics of the Kitchen

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Sitter:
Martha Rosler  Search this
Medium:
single-channel video, black and white, sound; 06:09 minutes
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
1975
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\cooking  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\kitchen  Search this
Object\other\cookware  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Ford Motor Company
Copyright:
© 1975, Martha Rosler. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix, NY
Object number:
2008.21.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Time-Based Media Art
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77a93f360-dad4-47c6-b651-ac6173179b3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2008.21.7

Balloons, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.1
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/vk7bcc7434d-0eaf-4f40-9b85-8326ad8332d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.1

Make-up/ Hands-up, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Figure female\fragment\face  Search this
Dress\accessory\makeup  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7545de81a-bf0d-4566-a3af-ef0732133dea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.10

Honors (Striped Burial), from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Landscape\cemetery  Search this
Ceremony\funeral  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.11
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edanmdm:saam_2021.7.11

Playboy (On View), from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Asian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.12
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edanmdm:saam_2021.7.12

Vacation Getaway, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.13
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edanmdm:saam_2021.7.13

Beauty Rest, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group\family  Search this
Object\toy  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\bedroom  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.14
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73b4b4baf-28cc-4c40-9793-c05949a3cc8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.14

Cleaning the Drapes, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Occupation\domestic\housekeeping  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.15
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CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f983e390-ce9b-426a-8c2a-d6bc0c5c2b44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.15

Patio View, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\tank  Search this
Architecture Exterior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.16
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e763d748-c47e-47cf-9c92-028c2e9cbcc1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.16

First Lady (Pat Nixon), from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Sitter:
Patricia Nixon  Search this
Medium:
archival inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Object\art object\painting  Search this
Object\art object\photograph  Search this
Occupation\political\first lady  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\White House  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.17
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f85a6398-b3eb-41a0-89c3-03e524b0ba0c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.17

Woman with Cannon (Dots), from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\bedroom  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.18
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7433cd072-14a5-4667-8938-8bd8e1d97567
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.18

Red Stripe Kitchen, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\kitchen  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.19
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7128732c1-adf8-4d8a-b032-3431b9a99f3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.19

Tron (Amputee), from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
State of being\handicapped\amputee  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.2
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.2

House Beautiful: Giacometti, from the series House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home

Artist:
Martha Rosler, born New York City 1943  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
overall: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1967-1972, printed 2018
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Object\art object\sculpture  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\window  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\living room  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norbert Hornstein and Amy Weinberg and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York © Martha Rosler
Object number:
2021.7.20
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk735e3f8fb-28aa-4bbc-8770-503413a28506
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.7.20

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