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Gurdon G. Woods papers

Creator:
Woods, Gurdon G., 1915-  Search this
Names:
Otis Art Institute  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989  Search this
Siegriest, Louis Bassi, 1899-1989  Search this
Siegriest, Lundy, 1925-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet
0.2 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1948-1987
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; notes and writings by Woods and his students; printed material; photographs of Woods and his work; 4 sketches and drawings by his students, undated; 1 certificate from San Francisco Art Institute, undated, various subject files, 1948-1981.
Included are: correspondence with Grace McCann Morley, Jock Reynolds, Richard Hayton, Sean Elwood and others, 1960-1987; notes and writings by Woods and his students; student drawings by Joan Brown and others, and original Christmas cards received; clippings, 1955-1978; files on the San Francisco Art Festival, 1950-1951, San Francisco Art Association, the San Francisco Art Commission, the San Francisco Museum of Art, and other events and topics; gallery announcements, posters and exhibition catalogs;
writings by Woods including commencement addresses, lectures, proposals and one manuscript "New Prospects in Design Education"; proposals for long range development of the visual arts program at the University of California at Santa Cruz (1970-1979); and photographs and slides of Woods and his artwork.
ADDITION: One b&w photograph of Louis Siegriest and his son Lundy; one b&w photograph of Jay DeFeo, ca. 1960; and two exhibition catalogs on the Siegriests, 1980 and 1986; newspaper review of Woods' 1993 exhibit.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor and art instructor; San Francisco and Santa Cruz, California.
Provenance:
Material donated 1991 and 1992 by Gurdon Woods.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- California -- Santa Cruz  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Santa Cruz  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Sculpture, American -- California  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Function:
Art festivals
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.woodgurd
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92fdc7766-105f-4af9-8bc2-6c19c54bf26b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woodgurd

The 1990 Snug Harbor sculpture festival : Francisco Alvarado-Juárez, Suzanne Anker ... / curated by Olivia Georgia

Author:
Georgia, Olivia  Search this
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Alvarado-Juárez, Francisco 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
33 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
NB212 .S67 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_634824

Liz Larner

Author:
Larner, Liz 1960- Works Selections  Search this
Writer of introduction:
Ferguson, Russell  Search this
Writer of supplementary textual content:
Opie, Catherine 1961-  Search this
Porter, Jenelle  Search this
Interviewer:
Zuckerman, Heidi  Search this
Host institution:
Aspen Art Museum (Aspen, Colo.),.)  Search this
Subject:
Larner, Liz 1960-  Search this
Larner, Liz 1960-  Search this
Physical description:
167 pages color illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Expositions
Interview
Exhibition catalogs
Catalogues d'exposition
Date:
2016
21st century
21e siècle
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture en céramique américaine  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156723

Horatio Greenough and the form majestic the biography of the nation's first Washington Monument Harry Rand

Author:
Rand, Harry  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George 1732-1799  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 253 pages illustrations (some color), map 29 cm
Type:
Books
Art
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2020
19th century
19e siècle
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture américaine  Search this
ART--Sculpture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1116766

Michael Joo organized by Jane Farver ; introduction by Jane Farver ; texts by Daniel Birnbaum, Charles Gaines, Michael Joo

Author:
Joo, Michael 1966-  Search this
Author:
Farver, Jane  Search this
Birnbaum, Daniel 1963-  Search this
Gaines, Charles 1944-  Search this
MIT List Visual Arts Center  Search this
Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Physical description:
71 pages illustrations (some color) 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2003
21st century
21e siècle
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Sculpture américaine  Search this
Sculpteurs  Search this
Call number:
N6537.J765 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156057

Exhibition photography for "Sculpture: American Directions, 1945-1975," [photographs]

Physical description:
0.5 linear feet (1 document box)
Type:
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Date:
Ca. 1975
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art museums--Exhibitions  Search this
Image number:
EXH E0000391
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_143056

Oral history interview with James W. Washington Jr

Interviewee:
Washington, James W., 1911-2000  Search this
Interviewer:
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 October 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of James W. Washington, Jr. conducted 1965 October 13, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art.
Washington discusses his participation in the Mississippi Art Project, the effect it had on his career, and government sponsorship of the arts in general. He recalls segregation in the Mississippi art world.
Biographical / Historical:
James W. Washington Jr. (1911-2000) was a painter and sculptor from Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 31 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.washin65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw926bec870-50c2-4c36-835d-02ff356b836d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-washin65

Walter Clemmons photograph album

Creator:
Clemmons, Walter, 1956-  Search this
Names:
Clemmons, Walter, 1956-  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection consists of a photograph album compiled by Walter Clemmons, an African American self-taught sculptor. The photograph album consists primarily of photographs of Clemmons' sculpture, as well as a clipping and an exhibition announcement.
Biographical / Historical:
Walter Clemmons (1956- ) is an African American self-taught sculptor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He works primarily in copper and plastic wire.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- Photographs  Search this
Sculpture, American -- Photographs  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.clemwalt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96fe3aadb-ce0f-4867-b967-423be562f981
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-clemwalt

George Manuel Aarons papers, 1927-1981

Creator:
Aarons, George Manuel, 1896-1980  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
George Manuel Aarons papers, 1927-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Art, Jewish  Search this
Jewish art and symbolism  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5600
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208434
AAA_collcode_aarogeor
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208434

Wayne Andersen papers, 1952-1994

Creator:
Andersen, Wayne V., 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Schaefer-Simmern, Henry  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Ferber, Herbert  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Lipton, Seymour  Search this
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986  Search this
Citation:
Wayne Andersen papers, 1952-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculpture, American -- History -- Sources  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5646
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208480
AAA_collcode_andewayn
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208480

Erna Weill papers, [ca. 1934-1983]

Creator:
Weill, Erna, 1904-1996  Search this
Subject:
Bernstein, Leonard  Search this
Buber, Martin  Search this
King, Martin Luther, Jr.  Search this
Meir, Golda  Search this
Pauling, Linus  Search this
Citation:
Erna Weill papers, [ca. 1934-1983]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portrait sculpture, American  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5721
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208559
AAA_collcode_weilerna
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208559

Edward Fenno Hoffman papers, 1947-1985

Creator:
Hoffman, Edward Fenno, 1916-  Search this
Subject:
Amateis, Edmond Romulus  Search this
Grove, Edward  Search this
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Kissel, William Thorn  Search this
Manship, John  Search this
Citation:
Edward Fenno Hoffman papers, 1947-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5738
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208577
AAA_collcode_hoffedwa
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208577

John Angel papers, 1912-1960

Creator:
Angel, John, 1881-1960  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
John Angel papers, 1912-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5809
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208649
AAA_collcode_angeljoh
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208649

Treasury Department Art Projects : painting and sculpture for federal buildings, November seventeen to December thirteen, nineteen hundred thirty-six, Corcoran Gallery of Art / introduction by Forbes Watson, 1936

Creator:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Subject:
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Citation:
Treasury Department Art Projects : painting and sculpture for federal buildings, November seventeen to December thirteen, nineteen hundred thirty-six, Corcoran Gallery of Art / introduction by Forbes Watson, 1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art and state -- United States  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Public sculpture -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculpture, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Public sculpture -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5929
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208761
AAA_collcode_treareli
Theme:
New Deal
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208761

Carl Paul Jennewein papers, 1910-1977

Creator:
Jennewein, Carl Paul, 1890-  Search this
Subject:
Choates, Alice  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Carl Paul Jennewein papers, 1910-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6753
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208878
AAA_collcode_jenncarl
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208878

Edmond R. Amateis papers, 1926-1977

Creator:
Amateis, Edmond R. (Edmond Romulus), 1897-1981  Search this
Subject:
Amateis, Louis  Search this
Citation:
Edmond R. Amateis papers, 1926-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Public sculpture  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6765
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208890
AAA_collcode_amatedmo
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208890

Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002

Creator:
Borglum, Solon Hannibal, 1868-1922  Search this
Subject:
Davies, Monica Borglum  Search this
Davies, A. Mervyn (Alfred Mervyn)  Search this
Borglum, Gutzon  Search this
Borglum, Emma Vignal  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Citation:
Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American -- United States  Search this
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Wilton  Search this
Sculpture -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6772
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208898
AAA_collcode_borgsolo
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208898
Online Media:

Olin Levi Warner papers, 1857-1962, bulk 1857-1899

Creator:
Warner, Olin Levi, 1844-1896  Search this
Subject:
Cook, Clarence  Search this
Warner, Sylvia Martinache  Search this
Eaton, Wyatt  Search this
Devens, Charles  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden  Search this
Fine Arts Federation of New York  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
France. Armée. Légion étrangère  Search this
Jno. Williams, Inc.  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Paris (France) -- History -- Commune, 1871
Citation:
Olin Levi Warner papers, 1857-1962, bulk 1857-1899. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- France -- Paris  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6781
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208907
AAA_collcode_warnolin
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208907
Online Media:

Heri Bert Bartscht papers, 1954-1977

Creator:
Bartscht, Heri Bert, 1919-1996  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Heri Bert Bartscht papers, 1954-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6812
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208939
AAA_collcode_bartheri
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208939

Gutzon Borglum collection, 1926-1981

Creator:
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941  Search this
Subject:
Borglum, Lincoln  Search this
Place:
Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.)
Citation:
Gutzon Borglum collection, 1926-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6817
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208944
AAA_collcode_borggutz
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208944

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