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George Gurney interviews with sculptors, 1977-1978

Gurney, George

Art museum curator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The interviews of curator George Gurney measure 1 linear foot and date from 1978 to 1979. Gurney conducted twenty-one interviews with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Gurney is an art historian who worked as a curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. He wrote various books on American architecture including Sculpture and the Federal Triangle on the development, implementation, and demise of the architectural design of the Federal Triangle area of Washington, DC.

Provenance

The interviews were donated to the Archives of American Art by George Gurney in 1984.

Funding

The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.