Scope and Contents
The H. Peter Stern audio visual material documenting Storm King Art Center measures 0.4 linear feet and dates from 1997-2005. The collection contains 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. An audio CD and companion booklet with the transcript of a lecture delivered by Stern, July 1, 2003, titled, "The Creation of the Storm King Art Center: A Personal History." One DVD, "Sculptors at Storm King: 7 Modern Masters Reveal Their Creative Adventures," featuring artists Kenneth Snelson, David Smith, Mark di Suvero, Alexander Calder, Richard Serra, Louise Nevelson, and Isamu Noguchi. And three cassette recordings of an interview with Stern conducted in 2005 by his wife, Helen Drutt English.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2010 by H. Peter Stern.
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.
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Christopher DeMairo in 2021.