Geldzahler, Henry.

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d. Aug. 16, 1994.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 122310922

Henry Geldzahler was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1935, and emigrated with his family to the United States in 1940. He graduated from Yale University in 1957 and joined the staff of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1960, becoming the first curator of contemporary art. In 1966, Geldzahler served as United States Commissioner of Art at the Venice Biennale, as well as the first director of the Visual Arts program for the National Endowment for the Arts. From 1977 to 1982, he held the position of Cultural Affairs Commissioner for the City of New York. After leaving that job, he worked as a private curator. Geldzahler died of cancer in 1994.

From the description of Henry Geldzahler papers, circa 1961-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702158386

From the guide to the Henry Geldzahler papers, circa 1961-2006, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Curator (New York, N.Y.) Born in 1935. Died 1994.

From the description of Henry Geldzahler interview, 1970 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220179302

Henry Geldzahler (1935-1994) was a curator in New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Henry Geldzahler, 1970 Jan. 27 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595055

Archival Resources
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referencedIn Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. Herbert Matter papers, circa 1937-1984. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Rose, Barbara. Barbara Rose papers, 1962-circa 1969. Archives of American Art
creatorOf GELDZAHLER, HENRY. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Henry Geldzahler papers, circa 1961-2006 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Herbert Matter papers, ca. 1937-1984 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Geldzahler, Henry. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Geldzahler, Henry. Henry Geldzahler papers, ca. 1961-1994. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Tuchman, Mitch. Mitch Tuchman papers related to the book Painters Painting, 1980-1989. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rorimer, Anne. Oral history interview with Anne Rorimer, 2010 Nov. 15-16. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Barbaralee. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel collection, 1976-1999. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hanuman books. Hanuman books records, 1978-1996, (bulk 1986-1994). University of Michigan
creatorOf Geldzahler, Henry. Geldzahler, Henry: Art World Personality Files. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
creatorOf Geldzahler, Henry. Henry Geldzahler papers, circa 1961-2006. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Geldzahler, Henry,. Oral history interview with Henry Geldzahler, 1970 Jan. 27 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marden, Brice, 1938-. Oral history interview with Brice Marden, 1972 Oct. 3 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Geldzahler, Henry. Henry Geldzahler interview, 1970 Jan. 27. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bowman, Ruth, 1923-. WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Bellamy, Richard. person
associatedWith Bingham, Lois A. person
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Castelli, Leo. person
correspondedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Cummings, Paul, person
associatedWith D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968. person
associatedWith Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Barbaralee. person
associatedWith Hale, Robert Beverly, 1901-1985. person
associatedWith Hanuman books. corporateBody
associatedWith Hoving, Thomas, 1931- person
associatedWith Lowe, Harry, 1922- person
associatedWith Marden, Brice, 1938- person
associatedWith Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. person
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Endowment for the Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Rorimer, Anne person
associatedWith Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966. person
associatedWith Rose, Barbara. person
associatedWith Scull, Robert, 1917-1986. person
associatedWith Scull, Robert C. person
associatedWith Stella, Frank. person
associatedWith Stevens, Roger L. person
associatedWith Tuchman, Mitch. person
associatedWith Warhol, Andy, 1928- person
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
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Art museums
Art, Modern--20th century--New York (State)--New York
Painting, American--20th century
Art, Modern--20th century
Sculpture, American--20th century
Curator--Interviews
Art, American--20th century
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Birth 1935-07-09

Death 1994-08-16

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