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A digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Other subject areas include music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more.
"Our vast holdings are a vital resource to anyone interested in American culture over the past 200 years and consist of more than 20 million letters, diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts, financial records, photographs, films, and audiovisual recordings of artists, dealers, collectors, critics, scholars, museums, galleries, associations, and other art world figures. The Archives also houses the largest collection of oral histories anywhere on the subject of art."
"In 1995, Scott Simon interviewed artists associated with the "Outsider" school — including Mose Tolliver and his daughter, Annie — for Weekend Edition Saturday. The following is a partial transcript:"
"Documenting and preserving the stories of artists, architects, curators, critics, dealers, and collectors, these oral histories offer a firsthand account of the making and meaning of visual art. The Getty Research Institute holds over 1,000 oral history videos, audio recordings, and transcripts, each of which captures the voices of those who shaped the artistic landscape of the 20th and early 21st centuries. "
"Located on the Riverwalk in historic downtown Augusta, the Morris Museum of Art, the oldest museum in the country that is specifically devoted to the art and artists of the American South, is noted for its multifaceted permanent collection of 5,000 works of art and a rich variety of continually changing special exhibitions and public programs. The Morris is dedicated to the continued interpretation of the culture of the South in all its forms."
"The papers of African American painter William H. Johnson date from 1922 to 1971, with the bulk of the material dating from 1926 to 1956, and measure 1.3 linear feet. The collection documents Johnson's career as an artist in New York and in Europe and his marriage to textile artist Holcha Krake through scattered biographical material, including eight letters regarding the sale and exhibition of his work. Also found are exhibition catalogs, news clippings, other printed material, and photographs of Johnson, Krake, and their artwork. One scrapbook contains news clippings, letters, and additional photographs. Another scrapbook contains travel postcards. Also found are a few scattered records and research notes compiled by the Harmon Foundation regarding William H. Johnson" Archives of American Art
Book Sources: Visual & Fine Arts - American South
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