The history and symbolism of Elizabeth Catlett's sculpture Students Aspire, is explored by intern Jordan McDonald.
Intern Tiffany G. Camusci shares gastronomical delights from the Archives’ collections.
For Hispanic Heritage Month, intern Kimberly Yu shares discoveries from the Kathy Vargas papers documenting intersections and exchange between the Chicana/o and Asian American art communities.
Intern Annie Schweikert details the process of creating our current exhibition, Little Black Books, Address Books from the Archives of American Art, now open at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Intern Sarah Casto discusses a project to preserve the Macbeth Gallery scrapbooks, which she and intern Marie Desrochers stabilized and prepared for digitization.
Graduate intern Kimberley Henze writes about the pleasures of making order out artists’ papers, and what delighted her in the Robert Ebendorf papers.
Curatorial intern Cecelia Vetter looks at the friendship between artist Joseph Cornell and ballerina Tamara Toumanova through correspondence found in the artist’s papers.
Summer intern Emma Kibblewhite shares about a summer spent with the Archives of American Art’s oral history collection.
Crystal Sanchez writes about video artist Robert Wiegand, whose papers she processed as a graduate intern in 2012.
I was just interested in doing caricatures and making compositions and drawings and sketching in black and white. I didn’t do much ratiocination, I guess. I just went around “doing my thing,” as they say now.