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September 30, 2019

Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art to Honor Artist Howardena Pindell, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, and Art Historian Alexander Nemerov at 2019 Gala in New York City

October 22, 2019
Essex House
160 Central Park South, New York
6:30 PM Cocktails | 7:30 PM Dinner | 10:00 PM After Party

Blog

  • Using the papers of artist Chiura Obata, archivist Rihoko Ueno tells the story of how he established art schools at the Tanforan and Topaz incarceration camps during World War II.

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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.