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Nan Rosenthal papers, circa 1940-2013

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3.3: Jasper Johns , circa 1980-2013
6.15 Gigabytes
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Files relating to Jasper Johns document two exhibitions curated by Rosenthal, The Drawings of Jasper Johns (1990) at the National Gallery of Art and Jasper Johns: Gray (2008) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Files include checklists, correspondence, installation records, schedules, writings, photographic and printed material, promotional radio and television broadcasts, and video and sound recordings of lectures and panels associated with the exhibition. For The Drawings of Jasper Johns, there are individual files for each artwork considered for inclusion in the exhibition.
Rosenthal conducted interviews with Johns as part of her research for each exhibition, and also in 2010. Included here are the sound recordings and transcripts of the interviews in 1989, and transcripts of the interviews in 2007 and 2010.
Additionally, video recordings document important Jasper Johns' acquisitions for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, including the work White Flag. Extensive research material is also filed here, including chronologically arranged published articles about Johns, dating from 1950s-2000s (photocopies date from 1980s-2000s). Also included in the collected research material is published interviews and statements, sound and video recordings, and theory.
The exhibition audio guide, corresponding panels and lectures, and promotional television broadcasts are in born digital format.
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Exhibition, The Drawings of Jasper Johns (1990)
Checklists, 1988-1991
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3
Correspondence, 1988-1990
3
4
Correspondence, Cuno, James, 1986
3
5
Correspondence, Johns, Jasper, 1986-1989
3
6
Correspondence, Juan March Foundation, 1993
3
7
Correspondence, Thank You Notes, 1990
3
8
Drawing Files for Works in Exhibition, circa 1990
3
9-17
Drawing Files for Works in Exhibition, circa 1990
4
1-6
Drawing Files for Works Not in Exhibition, circa 1990
4
7-13
Drawing Files for Works Not in Exhibition, circa 1990
5
1-8
Installation Records, 1990
5
9
Photographic Material, circa 1990
5
10-11
Printed Material, 1982-1990
5
12
Radio Broadcast, Rosenthal Promotes Exhibition, 1990
1 Sound cassette
5
13
The Whitney Museum, 1990-1991
5
14
Writings, circa 1990
6
1
Exhibition, Jasper Johns: Gray (2008)
Audio Guide, 2008
515 Megabytes
34 computer files
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Correspondence, 2008-2009
6
3
Exhibition Event Schedule, 2008
6
4
Lectures and Panels, "Sundays at the Met" Series, 2008
4.76 Gigabytes
2 computer files
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Television Broadcast, Rosenthal on CBS, 2008
164 Megabytes
1 computer file
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Television Broadcast, Rosenthal on Charlie Rose, 2008
738 Megabytes
1 computer file
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Writings, 2008
6
8
Foundation for Contemporary Art Fundraising, 2002-2013
6
9
Interviews with Jasper Johns by Nan Rosenthal
Sound Recordings, 1989
10 Sound cassettes
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10
Transcripts, 1989
6
11-12
Transcripts, 2007
6
13
Transcripts, 2010
6
14
Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquisition, White Flag, 1998-2000
Includes 2 videocassettes (VHS)
6
15
Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquisitions, 2000
3 videocassettes (vhs)
6
16
Research Material
Articles, 1980s-2000s
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17-18
Articles, 1980s-2000s
7
1-13
Articles, 1980s-2000s
8
1-12
Bibliographies, 1980s-2000s
9
1
Interviews with and Statements by Johns, 1980s-2000s
9
2-5
Sound and Video recordings, circa 1980-2000
3 videocassettes (vhs)
2 Sound cassettes
Includes documentaries and broadcasts
9
6
Theory, 1980s-2000s
9
7

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