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  • March 16, 2022 | Press Release

    The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the papers of noted critic, writer, and broadcaster Robert Hughes. Measuring approximately 28 linear feet, the collection documents Hughes’s life and multifaceted career through extensive personal and professional correspondence; notebooks; drafts of articles, lectures, documentaries, and book projects; audio and video recordings; photographs; press clippings; and other personal records.

  • March 1, 2022 | Press Release

    The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to announce the election of George Frederick Mead Merck as the new chair of the Archives’ Board of Trustees, effective March 1, 2022.  Merck will succeed Bridget Moore, who served as chair of the board since October 2018 and has been named trustee emerita, also effective March 1.

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