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Sculpture Outside American History Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Sculpture, "Three Red Lines," outside the eastern facade of the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History.

Recent American Sculpture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Exhibition catalogue for Recent American Sculpture, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY. Vertical format. On white ground, black diagonal text at upper right with exhibition title, several characters printed in blue: the "r" in "recent," "am" and half of the letter "e" in "american," and "u" in "sculpture."

Figural sculpture by Alexander Calder

Archives of American Art
Photographic Print : 1 p. : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. Title of work is unknown. Date range based on sculptures by Calder in a very similar style to this which were executed in 1930 (for example his bronze sculptures Tête par terre, or Femme sur les mains).

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculpture His last charge

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 26 x 19 cm. Date from: Wingate, Jennifer. Sculpting Doughboys: Memory, Gender, and Taste in America's World War I Memorials. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2013, p. viii.
Any citation of this collection must include the following title designated by the donor: Whitney Museum of American Art, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers. Gift of Flora Miller Irving.

Announcement for "Painting and Sculpture by American Negro Artists"

Archives of American Art
1 exhibition announcement ; 21 x 14 cm. announcement on 29 x 22 cm.mount

Announcement glued to page

Photograph of woman blowing on Alexander Calder sculpture

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 13 cm.

American Art's Outdoor Sculpture Instagram Challenge

Smithsonian American Art Museum
ThumbnailThis July, American Art held its first Instagram Challenge through a partnership with Restless Collective (RC), a New York-based multimedia collective specializing in travel and adventure storytelling. For 30 days in July, we invited everyone to explore and interact with alfresco art anywhere: discovering it locally or traveling on summer vacation.

A Native American Sculpture That’s Larger Than Life

Smithsonian Channel
‘The Eagle and the Chief’ is a striking example of contemporary native American art. Carved from Alaskan red cedar, it’s 22 feet tall and weighs around 3,000 pounds. From the Series: Seriously Amazing Objects: Supersize http://bitly.com/3bBm1PK

An American Soldier [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
On photo mount label: J. Epstein. American soldier. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of Carnegie Corporation of America. Classification number: 282/E64/690 2d copy. Accession: 17843. (Second label:) The Metropolitan Museum of Art/The Library/This Collection of Photographs/Desirable in the Study of Art/was assembled by/The Carnegie Corporation/of New York/and Presented to the Museum/in the Year 1930/(stamped:) 1782. (On third label:) AMERICAN SCULPTURE/Epstein, Jacob (1880-)/An American Soldier/Bronze/H. 15 1/4 in./New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1 photographic print : b&w, 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (trimmed), mounted on 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. board.

Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture by American Negro Artists at the National Gallery of Art

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
A catalog accompanying an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by American Negro artists. This was a traveling exhibit of artists who won a juried competition sponsored by the Harmon Foundation. The exhibition was held in the Arts and Industries Building.

View of Gaetano Cecere's sculpture American womanhood outside of the New York World's Fair Home Furnishings building

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 25 cm.

Annotation on backing board (photo has been removed from board): New York World's Fair 1939, home furnishing building family group, twice life size.

View of Gaetano Cecere's sculpture American Youth outside of the New York World's Fair Home Furnishings building

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 25 cm. Penciled note on verso: New York World's Fair; Dwight James Baum, Architect.
Annotation on backing board (photo has been removed from board): New York World's Fair 1939, group, twice life size, Home Furnishing Building, Gaetano Cecere, N.A. sculptor.

American Eagle [sculpture] / (photographed by Reuben Goldberg)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
On photo mount label: W. Rush. American eagle. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Museum of Art. Photographer: Reuben Goldberg. Classification number: 282/R. Accession: 160529. Lantern slide: E89608.

1 photographic print : b&w, 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (trimmed), mounted on 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. board.

An American Soldier [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
On photo mount label: J. Epstein. American soldier. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photographer: Museum 56900. Classification number: 282/E64/690. Accession: 78544. Lantern slide: 36746.

"The Art of Jacob Epstein," Robert Black, Cleveland, OH and New York: World Publishing Company, 1942.

1 photographic print : b&w, 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (trimmed), mounted on 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. board.

Reproduction of Diana by Augustus Saint Gaudens

Archives of American Art
1 clipping : ill. ; 17 x 10 cm Clipping most likely from an exhibition catalog or brochure. Text beneath image reads: Diana by Augustus Saint Gaudens; lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Date range based on dates on folder in which clipping is housed in collection.

Photocollage of model for Bruce Nauman's 'Animal Pyramid II'

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.

Bruce Nauman, 'Study for Animal Pyramid'

Archives of American Art
1 transparency : col. ; 10 x 13 cm.

Photograph of Friendship Fountain by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney at Paris Salon

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 24 x 38 cm.

Inscription on verso: Paris Salon

South American Condor [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Goode, James M., "Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation's Capital," Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008, pg. 767.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Glass, BW.

American Athlete [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Papers, Archives of American Art, 1851-1975.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Glass, BW.

American Indian [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title supplied by cataloger.

Murphy, Josephine, Novelli: A Forgotten Sculptor, Boston: Branden Books, 2003, fig. 30, pg. 70.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Murphy, Josephine, Novelli: A Forgotten Sculptor, Boston: Branden Books, 2003, fig. 30, pg. 70.

The American Venus [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Corbis Images, 2015.

Atlanta Constitution, October 18, 1925, pg. 4B.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Nitrate, BW.

copy 1 negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

The American Venus [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Corbis Images, 2015.

Atlanta Constitution, October 18, 1925, pg. 4B.

Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Nitrate, BW.

copy 1 negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.
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