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H. Peter Stern audio visual material documenting Storm King Art Center, 1997-2005

Stern, H. Peter, 1928-2018

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Audio-visual material created and compiled by H. Peter Stern documenting the history of Storm King Art Center.
Included are 3 VHS videotapes of Peter Stern Remembers, a Personal History of the Storm King Art Center, consisting of 2 tapes filmed in 1997 and 1998 and an update filmed in 2001 in which Stern discusses specific commissions for Storm King; an audio CD and companion booklet with transcript of "The Creation of the Storm King Art Center: A Personal History," consisting of a lecture delivered by Stern, July 1, 2003; a DVD, "Sculptors at Storm King: 7 Modern Masters Reveal Their Creative Adventures," 2002, featuring artists Kenneth Snelson, David Smith, Mark di Suvero, Alexander Calder, Richard Serra, Louise Nevelson, and Isamu Noguchi. Also included is an interview conducted 2005 Dec. 25-31, by his wife Helen Drutt English, on 3 cassettes (untranscribed).

Biographical/Historical Note

H. Peter Stern is Chairman, president and co-founder of Storm King Art Center, an outdoor exhibition space established in 1958, dedicated to sculpture, in Mountainville, N.Y.


Donated 2010 by H. Peter Stern.

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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

H. Peter Stern audio visual material documenting Storm King Art Center, 1997-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.