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A Finding Aid to the Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999 | Digitized Collection

Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999

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Series 9: Awards and Recognition, 1962-1998
6.9 linear feet
Boxes 175-176, 215-228, OV 282

The numerous framed and unframed certificates, plaques, statues, medals, and awards illustrate the stature of Leo Castelli and the Leo Castelli Gallery in the contemporary arts community in New York City and beyond. Of interest is the Ordre National De La Légion D'Honneur given by French President Francois Mitterand to Leo Castelli in 1987 and 1990.
Folders are arranged chronologically by decade. Within each folder, items are further arranged chronologically by date of the award.
DescriptionContainer
Awards and Recognition - Undated, circa 1960s-1990s
Arts in the Embassies Program
175
1
Awards and Recognition - Undated, circa 1960s-1990s
(1 shoebox)
Medal in Black Case
Medal in Red Case
Medal of Honor - Arbiter Elegantiarum
175
2
Awards and Recognition - 1960s, 1962
(Oversized material housed in OV 282)
175
3
Awards and Recognition - 1970s, 1975-1979
(Oversized material housed in Box 215; OV 282)
City of New York Mayor's Award of Honor for Arts and Culture, 1977, March 3
175
4
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, 1980-1989
(4 folders; Oversized material housed in Boxes 216-218, 221-222; OV 282)
Office of the President of the Borough of Manhattan City of New York Proclamation, 1980, April 28
Art Direction Magazine Certificate of Distinction, 1982
Harvard University, 1982
The Distinguished New Yorker Award, 1984
Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno e Turismo di Trieste e Della Sua Riviera, 1987
The Butler Medal for Life Achievement in American Art, 1987, June 28
City of Youngstown Proclamation, 1989, September 9
Proclamation from United States Senator Howard M. Metzenbaum, 1989, September 9
175
5-8
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1990-1998
(Oversized material housed in Boxes 219-220, 223-228)
"Trieste Runs the New York Marathon" Exhibition, 1990, November 4
Mayor of Tel-Aviv, 1991, October
Art Frankfurt, 1992, March
175
9-11
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1992
(1 shoebox)
AmFAR Award of Courage, 1992
176
1
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1995
(1 shoebox)
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1995
176
2
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1996
(1 shoebox)
NYS Governor's Arts Award, 1996
176
3
Awards and Recognition - 1970s, 1977-1978
(2 items; Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 4)
City of New York Mayor's Award of Honor for Arts and Culture, 1977, March 3
Institute for Art and Urban Resources - Member of the Board of Directors, 1978, May 31
215
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, 1980-1983
(3 items; Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 5)
Office of the President of the Borough of Manhattan City of New York Proclamation, 1980, April 28
The Art Libraries Society of New York, 1983
The Metropolitan Opera, 1983
216
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, 1984
(2 items; Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 5)
The Distinguished New Yorker Award, 1984
Doctor of Fine Arts from School of Visual Arts, 1984, June
217
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, 1987, 1989
(2 items; Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 5; Item located in artifacts cabinet)
I Cronisti Triestini S. Giusto D'Oro, 1987
Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. Clock, 1989
218
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1990-1991
(6 items; Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9)
Greater New York Councils, 1990
Greenwich Village Soccer Club Sponsor Award, 1990
Nassau County Museum of Art, 1990, June 2
Ordre National De La Légion D'Honneur, 1990, June 27 (Includes rolled case)
Preventive Intervention Research Center for Child Health (PIRC), 1990, October 18
National Gallery of Art 50th Anniversary Medal, 1991, March 17
219
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1992-1998
(4 items; Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9)
Art Frankfurt, 1992, March
American Academy in Rome, 1992, April 13
"Al Merito Della Repvbblica Italiana," 1996, November 13
The National Arts Club - Medal of Honor, 1998, March 26
220
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, 1987
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 5)
Ordre National De La Légion D'Honneur, 1987, March 20
221
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, 1988
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 5; Item located in artifacts cabinet)
Los Angeles International Arts Award, 1988
222
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1990
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9; Item located in artifacts cabinet)
Independent Curators Incorporated, 1990, November 1
223
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1991
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9)
Doctor of Humane Letters, Brenau Women's College, 1991, May 6
224
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1994
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9; Item located in artifacts cabinet)
Silver Platter, 1994, February (Inscription in Spanish)
225
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1996
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9; Item located in artifacts cabinet)
Skowhegan 50th Anniversary Award, 1996, April 3
226
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1996
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9)
Accademia Internazionale D'Art Moderna, 1996, June 1
227
Awards and Recognition - 1990s, 1996
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 9)
Il Comune Di Milano, 1996, July 15
228
Awards and Recognition - 1960s, 1962
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 3)
Art Dealers Association of America, 1962, March 12
OV 282
Awards and Recognition - 1970s, 1975, 1979
(2 items; Oversized material from 175, Folder 4)
Art Libraries Society/New York, 1975
Art Dealers Association of America, 1979, March 13
OV 282
Awards and Recognition - 1980s, circa 1983
(Oversized material from Box 175, Folder 5)
Fiore Internationale D'Art Contemporain, circa 1983
OV 282

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