Alison de Lima Greene correspondence files, 1984-1998.

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Alison de Lima Greene correspondence files, 1984-1998.

Series 5.2.1 (alphabetical correspondence, 1985-1996). Contains correspondence concerning the collection, acquisitions, research, exhibitions, visits, requests for slides/transparencies, letters to and from artists, museums, scholars, students, other curators, the general public and donors. Series 5.2.2 (chronological correspondence, 1984-1998). Contains correspondence concerning the collection, acquisitions, research, exhibitions, visits, requests for slides/transparencies, letters to and from artists, museums, scholars, students, other curators the general public and donors. This subseries also includes correspondence produced by various curatorial assistants and administrative assistants. Series 5.2.3 (interdepartmental correspondence, 1984-1998). Contains memos concerning gifts, purchases, use of space, exhibitions, information for publications, staffing information, care and conservation and loans. This subseries also includes correspondence produced by various curatorial and administrative assistants. Series 5.2.5 (correspondence with galleries, 1984-1996). Includes correspondence offering works for sale, regarding visits, inquiries, and details on buying, selling and shipping. Includes Texas galleries. Series 5.2.4.1 (Texas galleries, 1992). In an attempt to identify Texas artists as well as those whose work has been shaped by Texas, a letter was sent on 3/26/1992 to Texas galleries. In the letter, gallery owners were asked to identify new artists, to identify artist strengths and weaknesses, to provide a list of artists represented and offer slides if available. This subseries includes 878 slides which are filed by gallery name. Most of the slides are identified with artist name and many with title of work. Series 5.2.5 (correspondence with collectors, 1986-1996). This correspondence includes information on collections, visits, gifts (cash and works) to MFAH, and loans for exhibition. Most are filed under letter of alphabet, although several (i.e. Freed, Romsky, Simkins) have separate files created by the curator. Series 5.2.6 (correspondence wtih donors, 1985-1991). Most letters concern gifts of cash and art works. This small subseries was created by the curator. Series 5.2.7 (correspondence with museums, scholars and universities, 1985-1996). Files include invitations, information regarding visits, speakers, exhibitions, exhibition proposals, requests for catalogues, clippings and requests for information on the MFAH collection.

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Curatorial department.

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Alison de Lima Greene served as Assistant Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, from 1985-1987. She was Associate Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, from 1987-1992. From 1992 through the present she has served as Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, with a title change in 2001 to Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art. From the description of Alison de Lima Greene correspondence files, 1984-1998. (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Hirsch Library). WorldCat record id: 212626005 ...

Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-....

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Born in 1923, Newburgh, New York. From the description of Artist file. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122547390 ...

Chin, Mel, 1951-

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Sculptor, painter; Houston, Tex. and New York, N.Y. From the description of Mel Chin papers, 1977-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83049866 ...

Meredith Long Gallery

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Art galleries; Houston, Texas and New York, N.Y. Owned and directed by Meredith Long. Businesses included Davis and Long, 746 Madison Ave., NYC; Meredith Long Contemporary, 7 W. 57th St., NYC, and Meredith Long and Company, 2323 San Felipe, Houston, Tex. Specialized in 19th and 20th century American art. Long is a Trustee and member of the Board of Directors at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Contemporary Arts Museum. From the description of Meredith Lon...

Hiram Butler Gallery.

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Serra, Richard, 1939-....

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Sculptor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Richard Serra lecture, 1988 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557438 ...

Art Guys (Group)

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Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-2001

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John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001), African American artist, was born in Gastonia, North Carolina. He attended Hampton Institute in Virginia and started taking art classes under the tutelage of Viktor Lowenfeld. Lowenfeld moved to Pennsylvania State University, and Biggers followed him to study in the art department there. He received his doctorate from the University in 1954. A few years earlier, Biggers had moved to Houston, Texas to establish the art department at Texas Southern University. ...

Houston Economic Summit (1990)

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Hooks-Epstein Gallery.

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Havel, Joseph G., 1954-

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Stella, Frank, 1945-

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Frank Stella (1936- ) is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Frank Stella papers, 1941-1993, bulk, 1978-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79000719 Painter (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Frank Stella interview, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220180337 Frank Stella (b. 1936) achieved professional recognition at a young age and soon became internationally prominent and influential....

Simkins, Alice Cynthia, 1946-.

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Menil collection Houston, Tex.

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Janie C. Lee Gallery

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Downes, Rackstraw

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Glassell School of Art

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Long, Bert

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Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

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Greene, Alison de Lima

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Freed, Frank, 1906-1975

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Frank Freed was a painter, cartoonist and writer. His wife, Eleanor was an art critic. They lived in Houston, Texas. From the description of Frank and Eleanor Freed papers, 1923-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389754 ...

Davis/McClain Gallery (Houston, Tex.)

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Aylsworth, David.

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