Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
Interview with four artists concerning their works held in collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Artists and works include: Bill Viola, The Quintet of the Unseen, object number: 2001.222 -- Elizabeth King, Portrait of M., object number: 86.201 -- James VanDerZee, (various photographs) -- Yukinori Yanagi, Dollar Pyramid, object number: 2000.81.1-15
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
Video footage of the Artmobile in transit around the Richmond area
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
Video footage of the Artmobile in transit around the Richmond area
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
Video footage of Artmobile mural painting in progress and brief interview with the Artmobile mural artist and designer Paul Whitehead
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
Video footage of Artmobile mural painting in progress and brief interview with the Artmobile mural artist and designer Paul Whitehead
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
The collection documents the service of Eda Carter Williams to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Williams was nominated to be a Trustee of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1954, and served for 11 years until 1965. She was also a founding member of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Council in 1955 and served on the Council for 45 years, until 2000
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
This collection documents a small portion of the dynamic life of Leslie Cheek, Jr., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts? second and longest-tenured Director (1948-1968). One series includes material from his early career and activities before the VMFA, as well as his tenure at the museum, and through his active retirement. Two series document the publication of two photobiographies about Cheek, ?Living by Design? and ?Designing for the Arts.? Another series is comprised of materials about Skylark Farm, the house and tree farm located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, owned, designed and furnished by the Cheeks between 1967 and 1977 when it was donated to Washington & Lee University. Other series document the Cheeks? personal world travels in the 1950s-1980s, some of Cheek?s many awards, and finally, a number of framed architectural drawings done by Cheek while he was still in school in the 1930s
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
This collection documents the formation of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Faberg decorative artworks at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Bequeathed to the museum upon her death in 1947, Pratts Faberg collection consistently remains one of the highlights of the museums permanent collection. Pratt purchased most of her Faberg collection from the Schaffer Collection and Hammer Galleries, both of New York City, in the 1930's and 1940's. Comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and detailed item descriptions, this collection illuminates Pratts mind as a collector, as well as her relationship with one of her dealers, Alexander Schaffer. This collection has been digitized and is .
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives
The collection documents the formation of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Fabergé decorative artworks at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Bequeathed to the museum upon her death in 1947, Pratt's Fabergé collection consistently remains one of the highlights of the museum's permanent collection. Pratt purchased most of her Fabergé collection from the Schaffer Collection and Hammer Galleries, both of New York City, in the 1930s and 1940s. Comprised of correspondence, invoices, price tags, and detailed item descriptions, this collection illuminates Pratt's mind as a collector, as well as her relationship with one of her dealers, Alexander Schaffer