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Dada and Surrealism in America : a symposium in honor of Man Ray, symposium records, 1988

Dada and Surrealism in America : a symposium in honor of Man Ray, symposium records, 1988

National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft.

Summary: An audiotape recording (3 cassettes) of "Dada and Surrealism in America: A Symposium in honor of Man Ray," sponsored by the National Museum of American Art, December 3, 1988, in conjunction with the exhibition, "Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray." Also included is a videotape (VHS 118 min.) of the afternoon session of the symposium, a list of speakers and brief summaries of the papers; and printed material concerning the symposium.

Papers were delivered by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory, University of Essex, England; Michel Sanouillet, Director, Centre du Vingtieme Siecle, University de Nice, France; and Dickran Tashjian, Chair, Dept. of Comparative Culture, University of California at Irvine. Panel discussion participants included Merry Foresta, Curator of the exhibition; John Baldessari, artist; Walter Hopps, Director, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas; Jean-Hubert Martin, Director, Musee Nationale d'Art Moderne, Paris; Roberta Smith, critic; Lucien Treillard, personal ass't to Man Ray, 1960-1976; and William Wegman, artist.

Provenance

Transferred from the National Museum of American Art in 1989.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Dada and Surrealism in America : a symposium in honor of Man Ray, symposium records, 1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.