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Speyer, A. James

Container:
Box 20 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Box 31 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7449, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
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Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers / Series 5: SOCIAL CORRESPONDENCE. / Box 20
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru7449-refidd1e7567

Oral history interview with Anne Rorimer, 2010 November 15-16

Interviewee:
Rorimer, Anne, 1944-  Search this
Rorimer, Anne, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Acconci, Vito  Search this
Asher, Michael  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Buchloh, B. H. D.  Search this
Buren, Daniel  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Anne  Search this
Geldzahler, Henry  Search this
Graham, Dan  Search this
Hesse, Eva  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Lowry, Bates  Search this
Maxon, John  Search this
Morris, Robert  Search this
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Newman, Muriel Kallis Steinberg  Search this
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph)  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Tucker, Marcia  Search this
Wegman, William  Search this
Weiner, Lawrence  Search this
Albright-Knox Art Gallery  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Bryn Mawr College  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15880
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)295421
AAA_collcode_rorime10
Theme:
Women
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_295421
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Oral history interview with Anne Rorimer

Interviewee:
Rorimer, Anne  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago -- Faculty  Search this
Bryn Mawr College -- Students  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Employees  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Asher, Michael  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Buchloh, B. H. D.  Search this
Buren, Daniel  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Anne, 1943-2008  Search this
Geldzahler, Henry  Search this
Graham, Dan, 1942-  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985  Search this
Hesse, Eva, 1936-1970  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Lowry, Bates, 1923-  Search this
Maxon, John, 1916-  Search this
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018  Search this
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Newman, Muriel Kallis Steinberg  Search this
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997  Search this
Tucker, Marcia  Search this
Wegman, William  Search this
Weiner, Lawrence  Search this
Extent:
147 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 November 15-16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Anne Rorimer conducted 2010 November 15-16, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Rorimer's home, in Chicago, Illinois.
Rorimer speaks of her family background; her early life and education in New York City; her father, James Rorimer, and his influence as director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; college life at Bryn Mawr; how she became interested in modern art; her internship at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London after college; her master's degree thesis on Tony Smith; her job as a curator at the Albright-Knox Gallery and then at the Art Institute of Chicago; memorable exhibitions at the AIC throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, including the annual "American Exhibition," "Europe in the Seventies: Aspects of Recent Art," (1977), and "Idea and Image in Recent Art" (1974); her close relationship with Anne D'Harnoncourt; how she left the AIC in 1984 to write, "New Art in the '60s and 70s: Redefining Reality," (2001); her role in acquisitions of contemporary art at the AIC; her thoughts on art education; her work with collectors; the process of getting her book published and reactions to it; her curatorial projects in the 1980s and early 1990s that focused on conceptual art; her relationship with artists like Michael Asher and Daniel Buren; her extensive book collection; her thoughts on being a freelance curator and writer. She recalls Whitney Stoddard, Robert Beverly Hale, Theodoros Stamos, Leo Castelli, Henry Geldzahler, Anne D'Harnoncourt, Renee Marcuse, Bates Lowry, Tony Smith, Marcia Tucker, A. James Speyer, Bruce Nauman, Lawrence Weiner, Vito Acconci, William Wegman, Robert Morris, Lucy R. Lippard, Katharine Kuh, Sol Lewitt, John Maxon, Eva Hesse, Muriel Newman, Judith Kirschner, Dan Graham, Benjamin Buchloh, and Marcel Broodthaers.
Biographical / Historical:
Anne Rorimer (1944-) is a curator and art historian in Chicago, Illinois. Judith Olch Richards (1947-) is a former executive director of iCI in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 36 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rorime10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9377eddf5-b420-452e-8171-3b181c505e3d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rorime10
Online Media:

Speyer, A. James

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-141, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Board of Trustees Files
See more items in:
Board of Trustees Files
Board of Trustees Files / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-141-refidd1e2173

Mies van der Rohe / by A. James Speyer ; catalogue de Frederick Koeper

Author:
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Koeper, Frederick  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig 1886-1969  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
Call number:
NA1088.M65 S6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649625

A. James Speyer : architect, curator, exhibition designer / the Arts Club of Chicago, Carnegie Museum of Art, the Heinz Architectural Center, National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture

Author:
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Speyer, Darthea  Search this
Vinci, John  Search this
Arts Club of Chicago  Search this
Heinz Architectural Center  Search this
Ethniko Metsovio Polytechneio (Greece) Anōtatē Scholē Architektonōn  Search this
Subject:
Speyer, A. James Exhibitions  Search this
Speyer, A. James Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 124 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
C1997
Call number:
NA737.S645 A4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_591800

Twentieth century European paintings / The Art Institute of Chicago ; A. James Speyer ; compiled by Courtney Graham Donnell

Author:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Donnell, Courtney Graham  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 81 p. : ill. (microfiche in back pocket) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
20th century
Topic:
Painting, European  Search this
Call number:
ND458 .C48 1980X
ND458.C48 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_133374

Edifices and monuments by Jean Dubuffet. Catalogue by A. James Speyer. An exhibition organized by the Art Institute of Chicago in collaboration with the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

Author:
Dubuffet, Jean 1901-1985  Search this
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. illus. (part col.) 26 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970?]
Call number:
N40.1.D82 S7
N40.1.D82S7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36465

Mies van der Rohe, by A. James Speyer. Catalogue entries by Frederick Koeper

Author:
Speyer, A. James  Search this
Koeper, Frederick  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig 1886-1969  Search this
Physical description:
120 p. illus., plans, ports. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
Call number:
NA1088.M63 S7
NA1088.M63S7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_9054

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