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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Frank Stella papers, 1941-1993, bulk, 1978-1989

Frank Stella papers, 1941-1993, bulk, 1978-1989

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Series 1: Correspondence, 1966-1989, undated
(Boxes 1-4; 3.25 linear feet)

Awards correspondence is about various prizes and honorary degrees conferred. Correspondence with dealers concerns exhibitions, loans, and sales. Fan Mail includes general letters and ones specifically regarding Stella's Norton Lecture series at Harvard University. Correspondence with organizations and institutions consists mainly of requests for Stella's participation in programs or events. Legal correspondence concerns lawsuits, real estate matters, speeding tickets, and unauthorized reproductions of Stella's work. Miscellaneous correspondence regards conservation, Nicaragua, poster designs, and a catalogue raisonné project for Stella's prints. Permissions correspondence concerns publication, reproduction, recording, filming and broadcasting of Stella's art work and writings. Political correspondence is mainly about various campaign fund raising activities supported or organized by Stella. Projects proposed but not executed consists of correspondence and related records about four major proposals. Requests Accepted consists of appeals from individuals, institutions, and organizations for autographs, donations, interviews, etc. Requests Denied-more broad ranging than Requests Accepted-includes offers of visiting artist/teaching positions, requests for lectures, art jury service, studio tours, proposals for exhibitions and collaborative projects, etc. Correspondence with schools, colleges, and universities regards exhibitions and loans to affiliated galleries, Stella's participation in programs or events, donations, service as a visiting critic or lecturer, etc.
A small amount of additional correspondence is included with Stella's papers from his undergraduate years at Princeton University (Series 2). Correspondence concerning the editorial process for
Working Space
is filed with Writings by Stella (Series 3.1.).
This series is organized into twelve subseries:
1.1: Awards, 1978-1989
1.2: Dealers, 1966-1989, undated
1.3: Fan Mail, 1980-1989, undated
1.4: Organizations and Institutions, 1973-1989, undated
1.5: Legal, 1972-1991
1.6: Miscellaneous, 1980-1991
1.7: Permissions, 1981-1989
1.8: Political, 1979-1989, undated
1.9: Projects Proposed but Not Executed, 1982-1984, undated
1.10: Requests Accepted, 1980-1989
1.11: Requests Denied, 1976-1989, undated
1.12: Schools, Colleges, and Universities, 1977-1989
1.1:Awards, 1978-1989
DescriptionContainer
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, 1980-1981
1
1
Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 1989
1
2
Mayor's Award of Honor for Arts and Culture, 1981-1982
1
3
National Medal of Arts, 1989
1
4
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Award of American Art, 1984-1985
1
5
Phillips Academy, Distinguished Service Award, 1978
1
6
President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, 1983
1
7
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan Medal for Painting, 1978-1981
1
8
1.2:Dealers, 1966-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
Ace Gallery and The Rockefeller Center Development Corporation (Douglas Christmas), 1977-1982, undated
1
9
André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., 1978, 1983
1
10
Blum-Helman Gallery, 1981, undated
1
11
BMW Gallery, 1986
1
12
Bonnier, Peder, undated
1
13
Brooke Alexander, Inc., 1979
1
14
CDS Gallery, 1983
1
15
Christie's, 1986
1
16
David Mirvish Gallery, 1974-1981
1
17
Diane Brown Gallery, 1986
1
18
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, 1985
1
19
Feely, Leslie, 1989
1
20
Galerie Beyeler, 1982-1985
1
21
Galerie Daniel Templon, 1981-1993
1
22
Galerie Jamileh Weber, 1988-1989
1
23
Galerie Petersen, 1984
1
24
Galerie Würthle, 1984
1
25
Galerie Yves Arman, 1981
1
26
Gans, Lonny, 1980
1
27
Gemini G.E.L., 1967-1989, undated
1
28
Greenberg Gallery, 1985
1
29
Guild, Harvey, 1982
1
30
Hansen, Svend and Annette, 1981
1
31
Harcus Gallery, 1984
1
32
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1984-1988, undated
1
33
James Corcoran Gallery, 1988
1
34
Janie C. Lee Gallery, 1978, 1982
1
35
John Berggruen Gallery, 1977-1988
1
36
Knoedler Gallery, London, 1969-1985, undated
1
37
Lantz, David M., 1984
1
38
Leo Castelli, 1967-1989, undated
1
39
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (3 folders), 1979-1989
1
40-42
M. Knoedler Zürich AG, 1982-1984, undated
1
43
Marilyn Pearl Gallery, 1985
1
44
Modern Master Tapestries, Inc., 1967-1987
1
45
Nielsen Gallery, 1979
1
46
Pam Adler Gallery, 1984
1
47
Park International, Inc. (see also: Rubin, Larry), 1986
1
48
Petersburg Press, Ltd., 1977-1989, undated
1
49
Richard Gray Gallery, 1988
1
50
Richard Hines Gallery, 1980
1
51
Rubin, Larry (see also: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.; Park International, Inc.), 1966-1989
1
52
Sebastian-Moore Gallery, 1980
1
53
Shaindy Fenton, Inc., 1983-1984
1
54
Sidney Janis Gallery, 1979
1
55
Sotheby's, 1984, 1986
1
56
Strelow, Hans, 1981-1989, undated
1
57
Theodore B. Donson, Ltd., 1985
1
58
Thomas Segal Gallery, 1981
1
59
Tyler Graphics Ltd., 1976-1989
1
60-62
Voland Art Gallery, undated
1
63
Waddington Galleries, Ltd., 1984-1989
1
64
Washburn Gallery, 1980
1
65
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., 1986
1
66
Young Hofmann Gallery, 1980-1981
1
67
Zabriskie Gallery, 1983-1984
1
68
1.3:Fan Mail, 1980-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
General, 1980-1989, undated
1
69
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
1
70
1.4:Institutions and Organizations, 1973-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1979
2
1
American Academy in Rome, 1982-1987
2
2
ARC, The Society for the Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture, 1980-1983
2
3
Architectural League of New York, 1980-1981
2
4
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian institution, 1980-1987
2
5
Art-in-Architecture Program, General Services Administration, 1978-1987
2
6
Art in Embassies Program, Department of State, 1978-1989
2
7
Art Sources, Inc., 1978
2
8
Artists Rights Society, Inc., 1988-1989
2
9
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Next Wave Festival, 1985
2
10
Center for International Contemporary Arts, 1989
2
11
College Art Association, 1978-1984, undated
2
12
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1984
2
13
Ft. Worth Art Museum, 1977
2
14
Independent Curators Incorporated, 1982-1985
2
15
International Ausstellung Köln, 1980
2
16
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1977-1984
2
17
Learning to Read Through the Arts Program, 1984
2
18
Massachusetts Medical Society, 1983
2
19
National Endowment for the Arts, 1982-1987
2
20
New Jersey Center for the Arts, 1988
2
21
Port Washington Public Library, 1983-1985, undated
2
22
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, 1973-1974
2
23
Resources for Artists with Disabilities, Inc., 1987-1988
2
24
Ronnie Peterson Memorial Foundation, 1979-1980, undated
2
25
Studio in a School Association, Inc., 1986-1989, undated
2
26
Vatican Judaica Exhibition in America, National Committee, 1987
2
27
Very Special Arts, 1987-1989
2
28
Yaddo, 1980
2
29
1.5:Legal, 1972-1991
DescriptionContainer
Garbage Ticket, 1982
2
30
Lawsuit, Lynn Factor v. Frank Stella, et al., 1975, undated
2
31
Lawsuit, Motors Insurance Corp. a/s/o Miles Tinsmith Roofing v. Harriet Stella (automobile accident), 1988-1991
2
32
Lawsuit, Stella vs. Mazoh, 1982
2
33
Miscellaneous, 1972-1989
2
34
Real Estate (Norman St. studio, Bridgeport, Conn.; 126 E. 13th St.), 1984, 1988
2
35
Speeding Tickets 1-3, 1981-1983
2
36
Speeding Ticket 4, Taghkanic, N.Y., 1982-1984
2
37
Speeding Ticket, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1984-1985
2
38
Speeding Ticket, Dover Plains, N.Y., 1988
2
39
Speeding Ticket, E. Fishkill, N.Y., 1986-1987
2
40
Speeding Ticket, Millbrook, N.Y., 1986
2
41
Speeding Ticket, Millerton, N.Y., 1989-1990
2
42
Speeding Ticket, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1984-1985
2
43
Speeding Tickets, New York City, 1986-1990
2
44
Speeding Ticket, Vermont, 1985
2
45
Suspension of Drivers License, 1983-1988
2
46
Unauthorized Reproductions, 1978-1989
2
47
1.6:Miscellaneous, 1980-1986
DescriptionContainer
Daniel Goldreyer, Ltd., conservation Proposals for "Lunnawola II," "Grondo I," and "#25 Cieszowa II" (with photographs of damage), 1982
2
48
Nicaragua, 1980-1981
2
49
Poster Design for Attica; UNICEF;
The Paris Review
, 1974, 1984, 1986
2
50
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982
, 1982
2
51
1.7:Permissions, 1981-1989
DescriptionContainer
Permissions for Reproduction, Publication, Recording, Broadcasting, A-Z, (2 folders; see also: Requests Denied-Publication Permissions), 1981-1989
2
52
1.8:Political, 1979-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
Bill Bradley Senatorial Campaigns, 1984-1989, undated
2
53
Carter/Mondale Re-election Campaign, 1979-1982, undated
2
54
Edward M. Kennedy Senatorial Campaign, 1980
2
55
Edward J. Koch Mayoral Campaign, 1989
2
56
Ken Lipper for City Council President Campaign, 1984
2
57
Howard Metzenbaum Senatorial Campaigns, 1981-1987, undated
2
58
Walter Mondale Presidential Campaign, 1983
2
59
1.9:Projects Proposed but Not Executed, 1982-1984, undated
DescriptionContainer
Chicago Project/Donald Young Gallery, 1983
2
60
Equitable Building/David Whitney, 1984
2
61
Pittsburgh Subway, 1982-1983, undated
2
62
Sacramento Mall, undated
2
63
1.10:Requests Accepted, 1980-1989
DescriptionContainer
Autographs, 1984-1985
2
64
Books, Posters, Etc. for Fundraising, 1987-1989
2
65
Information about Paintings, 1980-1988
2
66
Interviews, 1982-1988
2
67
Meet Stella, 1984-1987
2
68
New York Times
, 1986
2
69
Photographs, 1984
2
70
Students and Writers Requesting Information, 1984-1989
2
71
1.11:Requests Denied, 1976-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
Art Donations, 1980-1988
3
1
Art for Fundraising, 1981-1989
3
2
Assistant/Apprentice Inquiries, 1981-1988
3
3
Autographs, 1976-1989, undated
3
4
Awards, 1980-1988
3
5
Book Proposals, 1978-1989
3
6
Collaboration Proposals, 1982-1989
3
7
Commissions, 1982-1989
3
8
Conservation, 1980-1988
3
9
Consulting, 1984-1989
3
10
Critique Work by Other Artists, 1978-1989, undated
3
11
Exhibition Proposals, 1977-1989
3
12
Film, Video, Television Proposals, 1981-1989
3
13
Financial Contributions, 1980-1989
3
14
Interviews, 1978-1988
3
15
Invitations, 1978-1989, undated
3
16-18
Juries, 1982-1989
3
19
Lectures, 1978-1989
3
20-21
Loans of Artwork, 1979-1988, undated
3
22
Meet Frank Stella/Tour Studio, 1978-1989, undated
3
23
Photographs, 1980-1988, undated
3
24
Publication/Reproduction Permissions, 1978-1989
3
25
Purchase Work by Stella, 1979-1989, undated
3
26
Students Wanting Help, 1978-1989, undated
3
27
Visiting Artist/Teaching Offers, 1978-1989
3
28
Writers Seeking Information, 1978-1989, undated
3
29
Writing by Stella, 1978-1989
3
30
1.12:Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1972-1989
DescriptionContainer
Barnard College, 1988-1989
4
1
Brandeis University, 1985-1988
4
2
Brown University, 1981, 1986
4
3
Brown University, Bell Gallery, 1980
4
4
Hampden-Sydney College, 1986
4
5
Harvard University, 1982-1984
4
6
Harvard University Press (contract for
Working Space
; see also: Series 3.1. Writings by Stella-Book,
Working Space
, Harvard University Press, Editorial Process), 1983, 1985
4
7
Merrick Educational Center, Sandi Goldman's Class, 1987-1988
4
8
New York University, New York Institute for the Humanities, 1984-1986
4
9
New York University, Society of Fellows, 1979-1983
4
10
Phillips Academy, 1983-1989
4
11
Princeton University, 1983-1989
4
12
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1981-1989
4
13
Smith College Museum of Art, 1985
4
14
Swain School of Design, William Crapo Gallery, 1981
4
15
University of California at San Diego, Stuart Collection, 1982
4
16
University of Colorado, Boulder, Conference on World Affairs, 1982-1983
4
17
University of Lowell, 1984
4
18
University of Wisconsin, 1972-1973
4
19
Virginia Commonwealth University, Anderson Gallery, 1981
4
20

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