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Resonant Forms: Contemporary African American Women Sculptors exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photocopies
Exhibition records
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Brochures
Date:
1998
Summary:
An exhibition of sculpture and installation art featuring eight women artists, the show sought to decode the social imagery of black women's representation and experiences. Curated by Deborah Willis, the exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and held at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, South Gallery from April 13, 1998 to September 30, 1998. Artist featured included: Denise Ward Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Carole Byard, Rashida Ferndinand, Kira Lynn Harris, Valerie Maynard, and Renée Stout, and Eve Sandler.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, research files, artist lists, administrative records, exhibit layouts and brochures.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photocopies
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Brochures
Citation:
Resonant Forms: Contemporary African American Women Sculptors exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-006
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-006

Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
8.5 Linear feet (15 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Exhibition records
Photographs
Brochures
Invitations
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Catalogues
Photocopies
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1996
Summary:
An exhibitionn celebrating the work of five African American photographers who documented segregated black communities in Washington, D.C., rural Virginia, and New York City in the 1930s and 1940s. Curated by Deborah Willis the exhibition was held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, South Gallery from April 18, 1996 to September 29, 1996. Photographers included: Robert H. McNeil, The Scurlock Studio, Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Gordon Parks.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts, brochures, art files,invitations, inventory, project scheudle, permission forms, photocopies, and clippings.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Photographs
Brochures
Invitations
Exhibit scripts
Correspondence
Catalogues
Photocopies
Citation:
Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-025
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-025
Online Media:

Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Exhibition records
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides
Negatives
Photocopies
Date:
1999
Summary:
An exhibition exploring and examining religious imagery in African American art curated by Deborah Willis. The show was organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and held at the Anacostia Gallery February 14, 1999 through June 15, 1999. This exhibit featured over 60 artists including David C. Driskell, Leslie King-Hammond, Radcliffe Bailey, Chester Higgins, Jr., and Valerie Maynard.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, artist files, administrative records, education packages and brochures.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American photographers  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Art and religion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides
Negatives
Photocopies
Citation:
Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-011
See more items in:
Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-011
Online Media:

Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present exhibition records

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Willis, Deborah, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photocopies
Exhibit scripts
Slides (photographs)
Brochures
Exhibition records
Correspondence
Date:
2000
Summary:
This show presented photographs and photo media based art work produced by black photographers from 1840 to the present. The images in the exhibition form a technical history of the medium as well as a pictorial history of African Americans. Curated by Deborah Willis , the show was exhibited at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, South Gallery from February 4 to June 30, 2000.
Scope and Contents note:
These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, exhibit layouts and brochures.
Related Archival Materials note:
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American photographers  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Photocopies
Exhibit scripts
Slides (photographs)
Brochures
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Correspondence
Citation:
Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-004
See more items in:
Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-004

Let your motto be resistance : African American portraits / Deborah Willis ; introduction, Lonnie G. Bunch III ; afterword, Marc Pachter ; essays, Cheryl Finley, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis ; poems, Elizabeth Alexander ; biographies, Frank H. Goodyear III, Ann M. Shumard, Frederick S. Voss ; commentaries, Kirsten P. Buick ... [et al.]

Author:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
International Center of Photography  Search this
Physical description:
183 p. : ill., ports. ; 32 cm
Type:
Portraits
Exhibitions
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831856

Gestures Deborah Willis

Author:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Italy
Florence
Date:
2016
Topic:
Africans in art  Search this
Call number:
N8232 .R47 2016
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118018

Kwame Brathwaite : black is beautiful / texts by Kwame Brathwaite, Tanisha C. Ford, and Deborah Willis

Title:
Black is beautiful
Author:
Brathwaite, Kwame 1938-  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Ford, Tanisha C.  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Author:
Container of (work): Brathwaite, Kwame 1938- Photographs Selections  Search this
Subject:
Brathwaite, Kwame 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Pictorial works
Sources
Illustrated works
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
History
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Photographers  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
African American arts--History  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110805

Women and migration : responses in art and history / edited by Deborah Willis, Ellyn Toscano and Kalia Brooks Nelson

Editor:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Toscano, Ellyn  Search this
Nelson, Kalia Brooks  Search this
Author:
New York University Global Institute for Advanced Study  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxix, 670 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
2019
Topic:
Women immigrants--Social conditions  Search this
Women immigrants--History  Search this
Women immigrants in literature  Search this
Emigration and immigration--Psychological aspects  Search this
Emigration and immigration in art  Search this
Emigration and immigration in literature  Search this
Displacement (Psychology) in art  Search this
Displacement (Psychology) in literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104496

Gordon Parks : collected works / co-editors, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Paul Roth ; texts, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Deborah Willis, Maurice Berger, Gordon Parks, Barbara Baker Burrows, Paul Roth, George Philip LeBourdais; archives, The Gordon Parks Foundation at Purchase College, Library of Congress, University of Louisville, Time-Life

Title:
Collected works
Author:
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006  Search this
Kunhardt, Peter W. Jr. 1982-  Search this
Roth, Paul 1966-  Search this
Gates, Henry Louis Jr  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Berger, Maurice 1956-  Search this
Burrows, Barbara Baker  Search this
LeBourdais, George Philip  Search this
Gordon Parks Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006  Search this
Physical description:
5 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
20th century
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1040391

Deborah Willis USA

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Willis, Deborah 1948- http://viaf.org/viaf/37054490/  Search this
Type:
Articles
Exhibitions
Date:
2016
Call number:
N8232 .R47 2016
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118033

Question bridge : Black males in America / edited by Deborah Willis & Natasha L. Logan ; foreword by Ambassador Andrew Young ; preface by Jesse Williams ; featuring contributions by Chris Johnson, Hank Willis Thomas, Bayeté Ross Smith, Kamal Sinclair, Delroy Lindo, and Rashid Shabazz

Title:
Black males in America
Editor:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Logan, Natasha  Search this
Writer of introduction:
Johnson, Chris 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
267 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
2015
21st century
Topic:
African American men--Race identity  Search this
African American men--Attitudes  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
African American men  Search this
Video installations (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063109

Inauguration / Catherine Opie ; [texts by Deborah Willis, Eileen Myles]

Author:
Opie, Catherine 1961-  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Myles, Eileen  Search this
Subject:
Obama, Barack Inauguration, 2009  Search this
Obama, Barack Inauguration, 2009  Search this
Physical description:
123 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 x 34 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
Topic:
Presidents--Inaugurations  Search this
Inaugurations  Search this
Call number:
TR647.O6275 I53 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_986592

Counteracting the stereotype : photography in the nineteenth century / Deborah Willis

Author:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Zealy, J. T  Search this
Washington, Augustus 1820 or 1821-1875  Search this
Douglass, Frederick 1818-1895  Search this
Truth, Sojourner 1799-1883  Search this
Type:
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
19th century
Topic:
Daguerreotype  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
N8232 .I46 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1034820

Kwame Brathwaite : black is beautiful / texts by Kwame Brathwaite, Tanisha C. Ford, and Deborah Willis

Title:
Black is beautiful
Author:
Brathwaite, Kwame 1938-  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Ford, Tanisha C.  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Author:
Container of (work): Brathwaite, Kwame 1938- Photographs Selections  Search this
Subject:
Brathwaite, Kwame 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Pictorial works
Sources
Illustrated works
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
History
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Photographers  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
African American arts--History  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107237

Gordon Parks : the new tide, early work, 1940-1950 / Philip Brookman ; with essays by Maurice Berger, Sarah Lewis, Richard J. Powell, Deborah Willis ; series editor, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr

Title:
New tide, early work, 1940-1950
Editor:
Brookman, Philip  Search this
Photographer:
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006 Works Selections  Search this
Contributor:
Lebowitz, Anjuli  Search this
Doorly, Elizabeth  Search this
Author:
Powell, Richard J. 1953-  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Berger, Maurice 1956-  Search this
Host institution:
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Amon Carter Museum of American Art  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Organizer:
Gordon Parks Foundation  Search this
Printer:
Steidl Verlag  Search this
Subject:
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006  Search this
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006 Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
349 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 30 x 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
In art
Exhibition catalogs
Essays
Portraits
Photobooks
Place:
United States
Kansas
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Black-and-white photography  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Art and society  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .P385 2018
TR647.P25 B76n 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100835

Family history memory : recording African American life / Deborah Willis ; [foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.]

Author:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Gates, Henry Louis Jr  Search this
Physical description:
256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Type:
Portraits
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American families  Search this
Photography of families  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097201

North of Dixie : civil rights photography beyond the South / Mark Speltz ; with a preface by Deborah Willis

Author:
Speltz, Mark  Search this
Writer of preface:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Issuing body:
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 148 pages : black and white illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
20th century
Topic:
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Photography--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civil rights--History  Search this
Black power--History  Search this
Political persecution--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1073310

Midway : portrait of a Daytona Beach neighborhood : photographs / by Gordon Parks ; with essays by Deborah Willis and Leonard Lempel ; interviews conducted by Jean-Marie Appleby

Title:
Photographs by Gordon Parks
Gordon Parks 1943
Author:
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Lempel, Leonard Richard 1949-  Search this
Southeast Museum of Photography  Search this
Subject:
Parks, Gordon 1912-2006  Search this
Physical description:
98 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Exhibitions
Place:
Florida
Daytona Beach
Date:
1999
[1999]
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
TR820.5 .P37 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_563586

Portraits of who we are : the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park

Writer of added text:
Brigham, David R.  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Finley, Cheryl  Search this
Holton, Curlee Raven  Search this
Moscovitch, Keren  Search this
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Author:
David C. Driskell Center  Search this
Physical description:
116 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2018
20th century
19th century
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
African American art  Search this
African diaspora in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N8232 .P64 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089180

Obama : the historic campaign in photographs / Deborah Willis and Kevin Merida

Author:
Willis, Deborah 1948-  Search this
Merida, Kevin  Search this
Subject:
Obama, Barack  Search this
United States Congress Senate  Search this
Physical description:
160 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
©2008
Topic:
Presidential candidates  Search this
Presidents--Election  Search this
African American legislators  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_925779

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