Cleveland Museum of Art - Ingalls Library
Brooklyn Museum
This series contains records relating to the administrative functions of the department. The bulk of the records are correspondence with institutions, artists, colleagues, donors, trustees, and collectors regarding topics such as proposed exhibitions, research, recommendations, donations, and tours. Monthly and departmental reports provide a useful account of the various projects and developments of the department. Also included are records which provide information on the creation, development, and maintenance of the Sculpture Garden
Brooklyn Museum
This series contains materials relating to outside activities of the curators. Many curators were members of boards or advisory committees of schools and other arts or municipal organizations. In addition they participated on art juries, lectured at events, edited publications, and consulted as curators and art experts for other institutions. Materials include correspondence, lecture texts, notes, program information, and reports. In addition, this series includes records relating to the work of Barbara Millstein, including her notes on New York City history and information on city tours and activities with municipal organizations
Brooklyn Museum
This series consists largely of correspondence relating to articles and publications produced by curators. Included, as well, are copies of articles, typescripts, and research notes
Brooklyn Museum
This series contains records relating to the planning and development of exhibitions. The files provide information on the various stages involved in the preparation and mounting of exhibitions as well as related activities such as symposia and lectures. Notable exhibitions include the Grand Lobby installation series, Curator's Choice series and Listening to Pictures (1968). The department(s) organized major exhibitions of artists of international renown, such as Albert Bierstadt, Art & Enterprise (1991) and Louise Bourgeois: The Locus of Memory, Works 1982-1993 (1994), as well as shows that featured local and emerging artists. These included Brooklyn Society of Miniature Painters (1915), Paintings and Sculpture by Brooklyn and Long Island artists (1934) and the Contemporary division's Working in Brooklyn series in the 1980s and 1990s, which featured works by painters and sculptors with studios in Brooklyn. Files in this series also include materials regarding collaborative ... Read More
Brooklyn Museum
These records document the administrative and curatorial activities of the department(s) from 1897 through 2005. They reveal the history of the Department of Painting and Sculpture by providing information on development of the object collection, exhibitions, and the department's associations to other art institutions and the local community. These records also relate the day-to-day administrative responsibilities, in addition to the scholarly and professional activities of the curators, such as publishing, lecturing, serving on art juries and teaching classes
Brooklyn Museum
The Objects series contains information directly related to museum objects, including documentation regarding gifts, loans, and purchases (both accepted and rejected by the Museum), and inquiries from scholars, owners, and dealers. Materials include correspondence, memos, registrar's forms, invoices, and visual materials. Within this series, many records are grouped by type of transaction. Categories include
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers measure 46.2 linear feet and span the years 1916 to 2000, with one brochure maintained in a research file dating to 1848. The bulk dates for the collection are 1932 to 1992. The papers primarily concern the art collecting activities and interests of the Lipmans which included modern American sculpture, American folk art, and other contemporary American paintings. Found within the papers are correspondence files, notes and printed material that served as research and reference material, along with financial material. The collection also contains writings, notes, and editorial material used by Jean Lipman in her dual roles as an editor for Art in America magazine and as a respected art critic and author.
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry These records consist of materials that document the design, production, and installation of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. Among those exhibitions represented include "Edward Hopper: The Watercolors," "Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art," "Silver and Gold: Photographs of the California Gold Rush," "Posters American Style," "Michael Lucero: Sculpture," "American Photographs: The First Century from the Isaacs Collection in the National Museum of American Art," "Ansel Adams, A Legacy: Masterworks from the Friends of Photography," "Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty Reconfigured," "Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail," "Lia Cook: Material Allusions," "Chaim Gross Sculptor," "Contemporary Printmaking: Collaborative Prints and Presses," "White House Collection of American Crafts," "Elihu Vedder's Drawings from the Rubaiyat," "Contemporary Crafts from the Saxe Collection," and "Gilded Age." Materials include drawings, ... Read More