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Smithson, Robert

Collection Creator:
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1972
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, holds the intellectual property rights, including copyright, to all materials created by Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt with the exception of the following items: two holiday cards found in box 11, folders 22-23. For these two items, copyright held by Holt/Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce should be submitted to ARS.

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:
Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers
Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.2: General
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9da9bcd13-4371-449a-8f46-9dc126d8efc9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-smitrobe-ref102

Untitled (Box Construction)

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Wood, wire, glass, and enamel paint
Dimensions:
12 x 11 x 2 7/8 in. (30.4 x 27.9 x 7.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(c. 1960)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Theodore and Joan Wilentz, 2000
Accession Number:
00.20
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py26d976f32-8b83-4792-ad66-00c6514a4b3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_00.20

Untitled (Cat)

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sight: 17 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (44.4 x 59.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1960
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Theodore and Joan Wilentz, 2000
Accession Number:
00.18
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2eee8bd91-d0f4-4cfb-9dd1-67c19668ce05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_00.18

Untitled (Crucifixion)

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Photomechanical reproductions, watercolor, and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sight: 17 13/16 x 12 11/16 in. (45.2 x 32.2 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Theodore and Joan Wilentz, 2000
Accession Number:
00.19
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py29d2a7f5b-7a68-467a-a5e1-da7d75f45fcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_00.19

Untitled

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper with paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
sight: 14 1/8 x 22 in. (35.8 x 55.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
(c. 1960)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Theodore and Joan Wilentz, 2000
Accession Number:
00.21
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2188b5d85-f6dd-4f98-ae5c-187f2b964dcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_00.21

Drawing for "Gyrostasis"

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
9 9/16 x 14 in. (24.3 x 35.5 cm) [irreg.]
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(1968)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Estate of Robert Smithson, 1991
Accession Number:
91.54
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2a6e74b10-5b42-4e0c-a48f-4f941cad1f0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_91.54

Untitled (Drawing for "Gyrostasis")

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
18 3/4 x 24 in. (47.6 x 61 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(1968)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Estate of Robert Smithson, 1991
Accession Number:
91.55
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py20601183b-72dc-4a43-861b-89a5c4d22ad5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_91.55

Spiral Jetty

Artist:
Robert Smithson, born Passaic, NJ 1938-died Amarillo, TX 1973  Search this
Medium:
35 minutes, color, sound
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
1970
Topic:
Waterscape  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Ford Motor Company
Copyright:
© 1970, Robert Smithson. Courtesy of the Holt/Smithson Foundation and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.
Object number:
2008.21.10
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/vk76b5cec9f-07fb-41a1-ba5f-6cdff5530b3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2008.21.10

Gyrostasis

Artist:
Robert Smithson, American, b. Passaic, New Jersey, 1938–1973  Search this
Medium:
Steel and paint
Dimensions:
73 5/8 x 54 1/8 x 39 1/4 in. (187 x 137.5 x 99.7 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(1968)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
Accession Number:
72.270
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
American Post-Minimal Sculpture
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py23bbbd114-51f6-4553-95b7-ae0f3fb19780
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_72.270

Swamp

Artist:
Nancy Holt, born Worcester, MA 1938-died New York City 2014  Search this
Robert Smithson, born Passaic, NJ 1938-died Amarillo, TX 1973  Search this
Medium:
6 minutes, color, sound
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
1971
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Ford Motor Company
Copyright:
© 1971 The Holt/Smithson Foundation. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix, NY
Object number:
2007.33.18
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/vk7c46b8dde-6fe8-4f93-95f3-cd625e161736
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2007.33.18

Movie Treatment for Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake, Utah

Designer:
Robert Smithson, American, 1938–1973  Search this
For:
Dwan Gallery, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on tan paper
Dimensions:
96.5 × 55.5 cm (38 × 21 7/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Place depicted:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Date:
1970
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds
Accession Number:
1999-45-25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq47a04b8c7-0288-4e2a-81a8-a91a07ee9737
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1999-45-25
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Robert Smithson

Alternate Title:
Portrait of Bob Smithson
Artist:
Eli Levin  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Irving Smithson, 2 Jan 1938 - 20 Jul 1973  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25.4 x 19.7cm (10 x 7 3/4")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1955
Topic:
Robert Irving Smithson: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Robert Irving Smithson: Male  Search this
Robert Irving Smithson: Literature\Writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2005.141
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Eli Levin
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a0d331a8-d4b7-4250-bc16-9556c96a8109
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2005.141

Robert Smithson

Alternate Title:
Portrait of Bob Smithson
Artist:
Eli Levin  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Irving Smithson, 2 Jan 1938 - 20 Jul 1973  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25.4 x 19.5cm (10 x 7 11/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1955
Topic:
Robert Irving Smithson: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Robert Irving Smithson: Male  Search this
Robert Irving Smithson: Literature\Writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2005.142
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Eli Levin
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a9b351c4-efdd-425b-bba5-16aceca96c11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2005.142

Smithson, Robert

Collection Creator:
Artists' Gallery (New York, N.Y)  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 54
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959, 1962
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Artists' Gallery Records, 1929-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Artists' Gallery records
Artists' Gallery records / Series 2: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9072595f7-3628-4158-b5a0-f85ebefdd9b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-artigall-ref157

Smithson, Robert

Collection Creator:
Kardon, Janet  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 17-19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1974
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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:
Janet Kardon papers, 1905, circa 1950-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Janet Kardon papers
Janet Kardon papers / Series 2: Professional Files / 2.4: Other Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90db1ef3b-9145-4638-ba61-87ae0c95632a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kardjane-ref81

Smithson, Robert

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Dorothy  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Container:
Box 24, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1982
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d6c0a247-188f-4b55-aaed-07a5d096356f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-vogedoro-ref285

Smithson, Robert

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Dorothy  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 1-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-2005
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e8ea88ca-2add-459a-84e0-709a87dea91d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-vogedoro-ref286

Smithson, Robert

Collection Creator:
Lipman, Howard, 1905-1992  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1976, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. 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:
Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers, 1848, 1916-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers
Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers / Series 2: Howard and Jean Lipman Art Collection / 2.2: Sculpture Collection Purchases
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw968bfe40e-1eb6-4bc7-b0d8-eee7446a14ee
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lipmhowa-ref244

Photostat of Broken Circle

Photographer:
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973  Search this
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not before 1971
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13747
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Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987, bulk 1952-1987
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13747
Online Media:

Photostat of Spiral Hill

Photographer:
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973  Search this
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973  Search this
Subject:
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not before 1971
Topic:
Earthworks (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13748
See more items in:
Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987, bulk 1952-1987
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13748
Online Media:

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