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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
Writing about the newly fully digitized Dorothy Liebes papers, archivist Stephanie Ashley contemplates color and the meaning of home during the pandemic.
In a new Conversations Across Collections entry, Liza Kirwin details an important early exhibition of Ruth Asawa's wire sculptures.
Oral Historian Ben Gillespie details the Archive's Pandemic Oral History Project, conducted during the summer of 2020. The following essay was originally published in the Spring 2021 issue (vol. 60, no. 1) of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Writer and illustrator Jessica Esch explores her love of oral history interviews and how they inspired a new art project.
Guest author Angela Smith shares the story of a friendship that was sparked by an oral history interview.