This collection consists primarily of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. It also includes a few examples of the mingei (folk art) and sosaku hanga ("creative prints") movements of the early 20th century. The bulk of the ukiyo-e prints are by Ando Hiroshige; other notable artists include Katsushika Hokusai, Katsukawa Shunko, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Isoda Koryusai.
Collection of Japanese Art slides consisting of the following sub-collections: (701-1) Art Treasures from Japan (Los Angeles County Museum, 1965-66 Exhibition), (701-2) Arts of Japan Slide Sets, Bijutsu shuppansha, (701-3) Penelope Mason Slide Collection of Japanese Paintings, (701-4) Spirit of Place Slide Set, (701-5) Japanese Paintings from the Seattle Art Museum, Asian Art Photograph Distribution (AAPD), (701-6) Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868 (National Gallery of Art, 1998-99 Exhibition).
Columbia University - C.V. Starr East Asian Library
Scope and Content This collection contains slides, photographs with corresponding contact sheets and negatives, audio and video materials, performance-related printed materials, realia objects and personal papers. Visual, audio, video and printed materials, and realia objects are described at the item level with play titles, production dates, and performer names and other descriptors, if applicable. Personal papers are described at the folder level. 178 plays, 290 productions, and 183 performers of the National Bunraku Troupe are cited in this collection. Visual and printed materials for fifteen Living National Treasures of Japan in Bunraku are included in this collection. Listings of play titles, productions, performers, and subjects can be consulted in the following downloadable Excel spreadsheets: Play titles, Productions, Performers, and Subjects. Notes: All Japanese names are listed in order of family name and given name without a comma between, except when papers are arranged in ... Read More
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Consists of 61 pieces of Japanese color prints in Edo period in different sizes (all smaller than 223 x 194 mm.) mostly with Kyōka; 18 prints by Hokkei, 8 by Hokusai, 6 by Shunman, 4 by Gakutei, 2 by Utamaro, 2 by Kunisada, and the rest by other artists
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of 59 Hollinger boxes totaling 24.6 linear feet, dating from 1944 to 1989 (bulk 1960 to 1975) organized in two series. The bulk of the collection are black and white photographic prints and negatives and also includes color transparencies, black and white contact sheets, and color and black and white slides. Also present are memos, request for photograph forms, unattached photograph labels, exhibition brochures, newspaper clippings, and press releases. The Exhibition photographs series is primarily comprised of object photography pertaining to museum exhibitions as well as photography of installed artworks. Objects depicted are both from LACMA's own collection or were lent for the purpose of exhibition. Exhibitions represented in this series took place from 1944 to 1989. Exhibitions for which installation photography is present include Master Works of Mexican Art (EX. 1292), Robert Irwin- Kenneth Price (EX. 1320), Picasso: 60 Years of ... Read More
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Carl and Shelley Smith Mydans Papers contain photographic prints, slides, negatives, correspondence, notebooks, drafts of writings, objects, and audiovisual material documenting the careers of Carl Mydans, a photojournalist, and Shelley Smith Mydans, a journalist and novelist. The material dates from 1930 to 2005 and provides insight into the Mydans' careers including their work for Life magazine and their book projects. The papers include photographs taken by Mydans while working for the Farm Security Administration, Life magazine, and Black Star photography agency. The Mydans lived and worked abroad for several years and their papers include photographs taken during their various assignments in Asia and elsewhere. Material relating to the Mydans' friends and colleagues, such as Alfred Eisenstaedt, can be found in the papers.
The University of Oregon’s art museum first opened its doors to the public on June 10, 1933; it was renovated and reopened in 2005 as the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (MOA). The collection (1915-2007) contains records of the Museum and the Friends of the Museum of Art organization, and material includes correspondence and minutes, history files, exhibit and loan material, acquisition files, photographs, and building records among other material.
Scope and Contents note These records consist of 115.15 linear feet, 91.25 boxes of records created during the planning, and execution of exhibitions and, to a lesser extent, public programming (including the Film and Music Programs) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1973 through 2003. The records also include some materials related other public museum activities, such as film and music programs. The Exhibitions series consists of 87.4 linear feet or 69.75 boxes of records for exhibitions organized by LACMA, touring to LACMA, or under consideration to tour to LACMA from 1973 to 2003. These records also contain a few files related to events held at LACMA that were not exhibitions. The exhibition series seems to have been created by exhibitions staff members Myrna Smoote and John Passi and their assistants. The General Alphabetical Files series consists of 20 linear feet or 15.5 boxes of records dating from 1976 through 2000. Based on salutations and signatures on ... Read More
Scope and Contents note The Audio Visual Department reel to reel audio recordings collection consist of at least 825 1/4-inch open real audio tapes as well as audio cassettes dated as early as 1963 and as late as 1991. The processing of the collection is ongoing and total item counts for all series are expected to increase and date ranges are expected to expand. The collection is primarily composed of recorded lectures, presentations, panel discussions, interviews, question and answer sessions, exhibition audio tours, musical performances, and recordings of music and sound effects to accompany exhibitions, dance performances or films. Lectures, presentations, panels, and question and answer sessions are primarily on art historical topics directly related to the permanent art collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art or to its current exhibitions at the time of the recording. Programing on topics of general interest to the museum's constituency are also included such as panel ... Read More