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Milton Wolf Brown papers, 1908-1998

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Series 6: Exhibition Files , 1962-circa 1997
2 Linear feet
Boxes 14-16, 28

This series contains files maintained by Milton Brown documenting his work as curator or contributor to various exhibitions. Included are sets of files for three major exhibitions for which Brown was a curator: the Jacob Lawrence Exhibition at the Whitney Museum, "The Modern Spirit: American Painting and Photography, 1908-1935," for the Arts Council of Great Britain, and "Paintings from the United States from the Museums of Washington" for the Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico. Files for these exhibitions include correspondence, draft writings for the catalog, reports and planning documents, lists of works, research material, and publicity and reviews. Also found are records of the exhibition of Milton Brown's landscape watercolors and records of artwork loaned for exhibition from the Brown's private art collection.
Additional files in this series document Brown's work on other exhibitions including the 50th Anniversary of the Armory Show. Found here are three interviews regarding the 1963 exhibition including an interview of Milton Brown and Marcel Duchamp conducted by Martha Deane in 1963 for the Martha Deane Show, which aired on WOR, New York, N.Y.; an interview of Brown conducted by Duncan MacDonald for his show, "Observation Point" on Station WNYC, New York, N.Y., April 10, 1963; and an interview of Duchamp conducted in 1963 by Milton Brown for Channel 13, New York, N.Y.
Description Container Select
Exhibitions of Milton Brown's Artwork, circa 1996-1997
(4 folders)
14
11-14
Artwork Loaned from Milton Brown's Private Collection, 1969-1982
14
15
"American Painting 1970-1980," Toledo Museum of Art, 1983-1984
14
16
"Armory Show: 50th Anniversary Exhibition," Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 1962-1963
(4 folders)
14
17-20
"Armory Show" Interview of Milton Brown by Duncan McDonald, 1963
(1 sound cassette; 1 duplicate sound disk; 1 transcript)
28
1
"Armory Show" Interview of Milton Brown and Marcel Duchamp by Martha Deane, 1963
(1 sound cassette; 1 duplicate sound cassette; 1 transcript)
28
2
"Armory Show" Interview of Marcel Duchamp by Milton Brown, 1963
(1 sound cassette; 1 transcript)
28
3
"Art in the Armory," Lexington Avenue Armory, 1987-1988
14
21
"Henry Bernstein: Paintings, Drawings, and Mural Studies," Arnold Klein Gallery, 1982, 1986-1987
14
22
Jacob Lawrence Exhibition, Whitney Museum
Catalog Materials, circa 1973
14
23
Chronology, circa 1973
14
24
Correspondence with Jacob Lawrence, 1971-1973
14
25
Correspondence, 1972-1974
14
26
Lists of Works and Lenders, circa 1973
14
27
Material from C. Alan, circa 1970
14
28
Notes, "Social Realism and Jacob Lawrence,", circa 1970s
14
29
Publicity and Reviews, 1974
14
30
Research Material, circa 1973
(2 folders)
14
31-32
"The Modern Spirit: American Painting 1908-1935," Hayward Gallery
Bibliography, circa 1976-1977
14
33
Biographies of Artists, circa 1977
(2 folders)
14
34-35
Catalog Drafts, circa 1977
(2 folders)
14
36-37
Correspondence, 1975-1977
(4 folders)
15
1-4
Lists of Artwork, 1976-1977
(3 folders)
15
5-7
Lists of Photographs, 1976-1977
15
8
Loan Forms, 1976-1977
15
9
Postcards from Exhibition, 1977
15
10
Reports from Assistant, 1976-1977
15
11
Reviews, 1977
15
12
"Never Separate from the Heart: Philip Evergood 1901-1973," Bucknell University, 1985-1987
15
13
"The New Spirit: Artist Organizers of the Armory Show," Hirshhorn Museum, 1987-1988
15
14
"The New York Painter, A Century of Teaching: Morse to Hoffman," Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, 1967
(2 folders)
15
15-16
"Paintings from the United States from the Museums of Washington," Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico
Artist Files, circa 1980
(5 folders)
15
17-21
Catalog Drafts, 1980
(2 folders)
15
22-23
Correspondence, 1980-1981
15
24
Expenses, 1980-1981
15
25
Floor Plans, 1980
15
26
Planning Documents, 1980-1981
(2 folders)
15
27-28
Photographs, 1980-1981
16
1
Publicity and Reviews, 1980-1981
16
2

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