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May 14, 2020

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Announces the Appointments of Ben Gillespie as Oral Historian and Jacob Proctor as the Gilbert and Ann Kinney New York Collector

The Archives of American Art is pleased to announce the appointments of Ben Gillespie, as oral historian and Jacob Proctor as the Gilbert and Ann Kinney New York Collector.

Blog

  • Curator of manuscripts Mary Savig highlights the Athena Tacha Papers, recently acquired by the Archives of American Art. The following essay was originally published in the Spring 2020 issue (vol. 59, no. 1) of the Archives of American Art Journal.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development Office Building, ca. 1968

Department of Housing and Urban Development Office Building, ca. 1968

A focused oral history initiative of interviews with twenty artists who produced major works of art for the Fine Arts or Art in Architecture program of the U.S. General Services Administration.