"Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology." March 10, 1998 - May 17, 1998, 1996-1998
Scope and Contents
"Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology" was a traveling exhibition that premiered at the PMA on March 10, 1998. Organized by the Museum of American Folk Art in New York, the exhibition featured paintings, drawings, sculptures, and installations created by 31 American self-taught artists, including Grandma Moses, Thornton Dial, and Horace Pippin. The exhibition was curated by Ann Temkin, the Muriel and Philip Berman Curator of Twentieth-Century Art, Jack Lindsey, Curator of American Decorative Arts, Elsa Longhauser, Director of the Paley/Levy Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, and Harald Szeemann Independent Curator at the Kunsthaus Zurich. The records consist of the Bonovitz lender file and correspondence related to the catalogue.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 25 linear feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: Garvan, Beatrice (Creator, Person)
- From the Collection: Lindsey, Jack (Creator, Person)
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