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5F-125 Statuary - Constitutional Mall - N.Y.W.F. [postcard]

Photographer:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin? on paper., 3.6" x 5.6".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Postcards
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Date:
1939-1940
Scope and Contents:
View of Constitutional Mall with a few New York World's Fair visitors. This item must be inspected to determine whether it is a photographic print or an ink reproduction of a photograph.
Local Numbers:
AC0134-0000002 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Reproductions
Postcards
Collection Citation:
New York World's Fair Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
New York World's Fair Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
New York World's Fair Collection
New York World's Fair Collection / Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep899726085-2a50-47ec-b5cf-1481b7865576
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0134-ref528

5F-137 A Portion of Constitutional Mall - N.Y.W.F. [postcard]

Photographer:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin? on paper., 5.6" x 3.6".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Postcards
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Date:
1939-1940
Scope and Contents:
View of Constitutional Mall with a few New York World's Fair visitors.
Local Numbers:
AC0134-0000003 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection 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:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Reproductions
Postcards
Collection Citation:
New York World's Fair Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
New York World's Fair Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
New York World's Fair Collection
New York World's Fair Collection / Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d8d18099-c58f-4090-b654-409f340e37ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0134-ref529

Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982

Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Interviews
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Sculpture -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9093
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211286
AAA_collcode_neveloui
Theme:
Women
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211286
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Sol LeWitt

Interviewee:
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Syracuse University -- Students  Search this
Candido, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Kerkam, Earl, 1891-1965  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904  Search this
Extent:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 July 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sol LeWitt conducted 1974 July 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
LeWitt speaks of his studies at Syracuse University, the Tiffany Foundation award for his lithograph, odd jobs, his work for magazines and the graphics department of I. M. Pei's firm, travel in Europe, his army service, graphic design work, typography, and abstract expressionism.
He discusses his job at the Museum of Modern Art, influences upon his work, his interest in film and the photographs of Eadward Muybridge, and exhibitions at the Dwan, Daniels, and Kaymar Galleries. LeWitt comments on his change from metal to wood sculpture; conceptual, minimal and post-minimal art; series and systems; his wall drawings; torn paper and folded paper "drawings"; prints and etchings; music and books; and the exploitation of art and artists. He recalls Anthony Candido, Dan Flavin, Earl Kerkam, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was a sculptor and draftsman of Italy and New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 6 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Minimal sculpture -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Graphic artists -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lewitt74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92cd3e18b-f239-46c8-91a2-94311f11f231
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewitt74
Online Media:

George Julian Zolnay papers, 1899-1992

Creator:
Zolnay, George Julian, 1862 or 1863-1949  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13483
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209063
AAA_collcode_zolngeor
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Diaries
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209063

George Julian Zolnay papers

Creator:
Zolnay, George Julian, 1862 or 1863-1949  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1899-1992
Scope and Contents:
REEL 494: Memoirs (212 p. typescript), written in 1929 for his daughter. Zolnay writes of his youth, studying sculpture in Vienna, living and working in Chicago, New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. impressions of Rodin, travels in Europe, and other reflections.
UNMICROFILMED: Included are letters to Zolnay concerning his work on various monuments and memorials, 1899-1947; family correspondence, including letters to Zolnay's wife Abigail, regarding interest in works of art by Zolnay, 1913-1989; several notes, drafts and an index of Zolnay's memoirs, 1929 (memoirs are on reel 494); a brief diary of Zolnay's observations of current events from January to April 1933; lecture notes and drawings used for classes at the Zolnay Atelier in Washington, D.C.; Zolnay's published writings concerning art; and a manuscript written by Abigail Zolnay describing recollections of her family and its ancestors, 1966.
Also included are research material collected by Zolnay's family and compiled by Virginia Sullivan Bako, great-grandaughter of Zolnay after Zolnay's death in 1949, including correspondence, bibliographic material, newspaper and magazine clippings, and a project file concerning the production of a Zolnay commemorative medal. Other research material includes printed material about Zolnay's Sam Davis Memorial and Sequoya Memorial.
Photograph album of Zolnay and his art works; Photographs are of Zolnay, Zolnay and his work, his family, monuments and memorials, busts, Zolnay's friezes at the Central High School in Washington, D.C., and works of art by various artists, ca. 1885-1980's; and two Zolnay commemorative medals, 1987. Printed material includes newspaper clippings, 1900-1992, and material on the Zolnay ceramic factory in Hungary, reproductions of art work, and instructional pamphlets from the People's University.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor and teacher; New York, N.Y., St.Louis, Mo. and Washington, D.C. Born in Hungary, he came to the United States in 1892. Taught at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts.
Provenance:
Donated by Mrs. Charles S. Dewey, Zolnay's daughter, 1973, and by Dewey's daughter, Virginia Wilcox, in 1991.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.zolngeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99f707382-59f7-451a-af4e-8ceee7e12c0c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zolngeor

View of Guest Sculptors Show in the main gallery of Grand Central Moderns, Grand Central Galleries

Photographer:
Baker, Oliver  Search this
Subject:
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1953
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20207
See more items in:
Grand Central Art Galleries records, 1931-1968, bulk circa 1952-circa 1965
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20207
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Sol LeWitt, 1974 July 15

Interviewee:
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Candido, Anthony  Search this
Flavin, Dan  Search this
Kerkam, Earl  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Minimal sculpture -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Graphic artists -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12701
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211968
AAA_collcode_lewitt74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211968
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Richard Stankiewicz, 1979 June 26

Interviewee:
Stankiewicz, Richard, 1922-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Zabriskie, Virginia M.  Search this
Kootz, Samuel Melvin  Search this
Léger, Fernand  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
University of Albany  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Huntington -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Politics in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12284
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213131
AAA_collcode_stanki79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213131
Online Media:

Ben and Evelyn Wilson papers, [ca. 1939-1982]

Creator:
Wilson, Ben, 1913-2001  Search this
Wilson, Evelyn, 1915-  Search this
Subject:
Modern Artists Guild  Search this
American Artists School (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New Jersey  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New Jersey  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8687
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210867
AAA_collcode_wilsben
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210867

H.C.(Horace Clifford) Westermann papers, [ca. 1925]-1982

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Subject:
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Lipman, Howard  Search this
Ossorio, Frederic  Search this
Oxford, Bruce  Search this
Price, Kenneth  Search this
Shean, Alan  Search this
Westermann, Greg  Search this
Wiley, William T.  Search this
Adrian, Dennis  Search this
Allen, Terry  Search this
Beall, Joanna  Search this
Burke, Irene  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9345
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211541
AAA_collcode_westhcps
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211541

Charles T. Williams papers, 1949-1966

Creator:
Williams, Charles Truett, 1918-1966  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9379
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211576
AAA_collcode_willchar
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211576

Gurdon G. Woods papers, 1948-1987

Creator:
Woods, Gurdon G., 1915-  Search this
Subject:
DeFeo, Jay  Search this
Siegriest  Search this
Siegriest, Lundy  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Otis Art Institute  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Sculpture, American -- California  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10386
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213742
AAA_collcode_woodgurd
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213742

John Wilson papers, circa 1939-1993

Creator:
Wilson, John Woodrow, 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Trachtenberg, Alan  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American educators  Search this
African American painters  Search this
African American sculptors  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6395
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215365
AAA_collcode_wilsjohn
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215365

Day N. Schnabel papers, 1916-1980

Creator:
Schnabel, Day N., 1905-1991  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- France -- Paris -- History  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- France -- Paris -- History  Search this
Painting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13405
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209041
AAA_collcode_schnday
Theme:
Diaries
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209041

Heinz Warneke papers, 1928-1987

Creator:
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983  Search this
Subject:
Archer, Edmund  Search this
Diederich, William Hunt  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland  Search this
Hopper, Inslee  Search this
Zigrosser, Carl  Search this
Corcoran School of Art (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Sculpture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209080
AAA_collcode_warnhein
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209080

Theodore Roszak papers, 1928-1981

Creator:
Roszak, Theodore, 1907-1981  Search this
Subject:
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Matisse, Pierre  Search this
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein)  Search this
Saarinen, Eero  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Sweet, Frederick A. (Frederick Arnold)  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7332
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209485
AAA_collcode_rosztheo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209485

George Sugarman papers, 1912-2001

Creator:
Sugarman, George, 1912-1999  Search this
Subject:
Honegger, Gottfried  Search this
Jaffe, Shirley  Search this
Kushner, Robert  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7433
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209591
AAA_collcode_sugageor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209591
Online Media:

Storm King Art Center records, 1972-1978

Creator:
Storm King Art Center  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Outdoor sculpture -- New York (State)  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8492
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210668
AAA_collcode_storking
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210668

Julius Tobias papers, 1945-1977

Creator:
Tobias, Julius, 1915-1999  Search this
Subject:
Littlefield, William Horace  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8518
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210695
AAA_collcode_tobijuli
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210695

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