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October 20, 2015

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News

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.

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Blog

Gerald and Bente Buck West Coast Collector Matthew Simms reflects on two new collections of women artists now at the Archives of American Art.

Inside the Archives

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.

 

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