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Materials pertaining to exhibitions presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris (renamed Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria in 2003), which operated from 1983–2008. The records include brochures, checklists, correspondence, installation photographs, loan agreements, press releases, and other materials.
Press clippings of reviews, listings, announcements, and advertisements pertaining to exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art. While the bulk of the clippings cover exhibitions mounted at the Museum’s main branch, there is also coverage of Museum events, general news, the New American Filmmakers series, and the activities and development of Whitney Museum branches.
A selection of original records from fifteen Whitney Museum curators: Paul Cummings, Robert Doty, Ella Foshay, Lloyd Goodrich, John Gordon, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, James K. Monte, Lisa Philips, Patterson Simms, Elisabeth Sussman, Beth Venn, Adam Weinberg, and Thelma Golden. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition planning records, itineraries, meeting minutes, notes, and administrative documents.
The Edward and Josephine Hopper Research Collection documents the long relationship between Edward Hopper (1882–1967) and the Whitney Museum of American Art. It includes voluminous documentation of the artist’s life and work compiled by Whitney curators while preparing exhibitions of Hopper’s work and the Hopper Catalogue Raisonné. Materials include correspondence with Edward Hopper, his wife Josephine, and with collectors of Hopper works.
Materials pertaining to exhibitions presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, its fourth and largest branch that operated out of the Equitable Tower from 1986–1991.
Materials pertaining to exhibitions presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Fairfield County which operated out of the headquarters of Champion International Corporation in Stamford, Connecticut from 1981–1992. The records consist of correspondence, loan agreements, installation plans, photographs, publicity, and ephemera.
Materials generated by writer Florence Rubenfeld during a decade of research supporting the writing and publication of Clement Greenberg: A Life (New York: Scribners, 1998) by art critic Florence Rubenfeld. Materials include the author’s notebooks, correspondence, transcripts of interviews, audio recordings, and articles.
Photographs pertaining to Whitney educational programs, performances, special events, artworks, artists, staff members, trustees, and properties. Materials encompass multiple formats, including negatives, prints, slides, and transparencies.
This collection consists of material sent to Whitney Museum print department staff members by wood engraver John DePol during the years 1997, 1998 and 2004. It includes samples of DePol’s work, as well as documentation about his career.
A selection of exhibition records pertaining to Whitney-organized exhibitions that travelled to other institutions.
The Whitney Museum Exhibition Records document the efforts of multiple Museum departments in planning and presenting exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art over the span of seventy-three years. Materials include correspondence, contracts, artists’ proposals, statements, CVs, photographs, checklists, press releases, announcements, brochures, articles, installation layouts, didactic texts, and other materials.
- Art, American--20th century 3
- Art, American--20th century--Exhibitions 3
- Etching, American--20th century--Exhibitions 3
- Art museums--United States--New York 2
- Art patronage 2
- Art, American--20th century--Correspondence 2
- Art, Modern--19th century 2
- Drawing, American--20th century 2
- Drawing, American--20th century--Exhibitions 2
- Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967. Nighthawks 2
- Landscape painting, American 2
- Museums (buildings) 2
- New York (N.Y.)--In art--Exhibitions 2
- New York (N.Y.)--Pictoral works 2
- Painting, American--20th century--Exhibitions 2
- Painting, American--Exhibitions 2
- Painting--Exhibitions 2
- Watercolor painting, American--20th century--Exhibitions 2
- Art patrons--United States--Correspondence 1
- Art, Abstract 1 ∧ less
- Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967 2
- Albers, Josef 1
- DePol, John 1
- Hopper, Jo N. (Josephine Nivison), 1883-1968 1
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