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Cynthia Goodman papers, circa 1960-2000

Goodman, Cynthia



Collection Information

Size: 25 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of curator and writer, Cynthia Goodman, date from circa 1960-2000 and measure 25.0 linear feet. The papers document her graduate and professional career including her studies in art history and early career writing and organizing exhibitions around Hans Hofmann and his legacy, and later her research related to the nascent computer art. The papers, organized primarily by project and artist files, include biographical material, interviews with artists, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs and audio visual material. A portion of the collection contains electronic media.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cynthia Goodman is a curator and writer in Cincinnati, Ohio. Goodman was Direcutor of the IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, New York from 1987-1990 and wrote the book Digital Visions: Computers and Art, 1987.


The collection was donated in 2019 by Cynthia Goodman.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings and born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Cynthia Goodman papers, circa 1960-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.