Saturday, June 20, 2009

The Epic Art History in the Smithsonian Archives of American Art

Artists at Mr. Chow's, 1986. Photo: Smithsonian Archives of American Art; Carol Saft, photographer

Dear Lucy,

The enemies of women's liberation in the arts will be crushed.

Love,

Nancy

- Letter from painter Nancy Spero to art critic Lucy Lippard, October 29, 1971

Get ready to burn a lot of time. The Smithsonian Archives of American Art (AAA) have been expanding their online holdings, and the results are massive. These are our favorite picks from what we've sorted through so far:

1 comment:

Sharon said...

This post makes my day. Thanks.