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December 6, 2016

Call for Essay Proposals: Special Issue of the Archives of American Art Journal on Latino Art

The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art is planning an issue of the Archives of American Art Journal devoted to Latino art.  This special issue will offer a valuable opportunity for scholars and artists to increase the visibility of Latino studies in the field of American art history as well as enrich the study of Latino art using primary sources at the Archives of American Art.

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  • The latest installment in our Accidental Tourist series—posts written by the reference services staff about notable finds they stumble across while traveling through the Archives of American Art’s collections—looks at an unusual signature.

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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.