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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
Guest author Anne Evenhaugen shares the backstory of a letter from Ray Johnson to critic Arthur C. Danto and why he kept it.
Liza Kirwin chronicles how two disasters prompted donations of the Edmund C. Tarbell Papers.
Art historian Jeffrey Richmond-Moll shares a discovery made from a photograph printed in reverse.
Audiovisual archivist Megan McShea presents a case study on Cornelia Chapin's home movies.
September 21, 2018 | Staff VoicesArchivist Ryan Evans explores the papers of Fred Becker, finding connections to the artist as varied as William Blake and Madame Sun Yat-sen.