"Sorry, dog people. Archives of American Art curator Mary Savig considered doing a show about man’s best friend, but she decided to go with man’s best frenemy: cats."
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Aug. 29, 2016
The works that an artist creates is only part of their story. Their diaries, letters and even their emails provide insights into how the artist works, overcomes challenges and maintains creativity. In “The Museum Life” on VoiceAmerica, join Carol Bossert talk with Josh Franco the Latino Collections Specialist at the Archives of American Art who is responsible for developing the collection related to Latino artists.
Jul. 8, 2016
Inside the "Fort Knox of the Art World" ABC's Serena Marshall gets a look inside the Smithsonian's Art Archive, a collection of everyday items from extraordinary people.
Jun. 10, 2016
Jun. 7, 2016
May. 13, 2016
The art collector James R. Hedges IV has a clear memory of when his father decided to start carving wood again.
“He went out to Southern Appalachia and started meeting other people who were self-taught wood carvers,” Mr. Hedges said. “His life opened up. He fell in love with folk artists — outsider artists — and started collecting their work.”
Feb. 24, 2011
The Archives of American Art’s opening of the Leo Castelli Gallery records was profiled in the February 24, 2011 issue of the Wall Street Journal.
Mar. 2, 2010
The Archives of American Art was profiled in the March 2010 issue of Town & Country’s Arts & Culture section.