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© 1992 The Museum of Modern Art. All rights reserved.
The Museum of Modern Art, Publisher
Finding aid prepared by Rona Roob, July 1992.
Machine-readable finding aid derived from moma-022.xml, 2007. Machine-readable finding aid created by Kathleene Konkle.Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jane Fluegel
Title: Jane Fluegel Papers
Dates: 1967-1981
Quantity: 2 linear feet
2 Boxes

Arrangement

The Papers have been processed to the folder level. They are arranged in reverse chronological order.


Biographical Note

Fluegel was the Associate Editor of the Publications Department, 1968-82. [Note: the Publications Department became the Publications/Bookstores Department, 1974-77, and later, the Publications and Retail Operations Department.]


Scope and Content Note

The processed Jane Fluegel Papers (2 linear feet) relate to activities of the Department of Publications of The Museum of Modern Art from 1967 to 1981, when Fluegel was Associate Editor. The Papers contain correspondence with institutions concerning reproduction rights and with staff members concerning production. Noteworthy items include an interview with Sidney Janis conducted by Helen Franc, 1967; correspondence regarding the preparation of the Janis Collection catalog; and books by John Rewald, The History of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin, including chapters of the former annotated by the author.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The records are open for research and contain no restricted materials.

Ownership and Literary Rights

The Jane Fluegel Papers are the physical property of The Museum of Modern Art. Literary rights, including copyright belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with The Museum of Modern Art. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archivist.


Administrative Information

Provenance

The Papers were transferred to the Archives by the Publications Department around 1986.

Preferred Citation

Jane Fluegel Papers, [folder]. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.


Additional Descriptive Data

Explanation of Abbreviations

ALS is an Autographed Letter Signed.
TLS is a Typed Letter Signed.
TL stands for Typed Letter.
MoMA is The Museum of Modern Art.
n.d. stands for no date.
re: stands for regarding.
ICE-F- stands for International Circulating Exhibition organized by The Museum of Modern Art


Container List

 

Folders Descriptions

Folder Title Date
1 Sophie Taeuber-Arp

0.25"
MoMA Exh. #1319, September 17-December 13, 1981

1981
2.a Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Louise Leiris"

MoMA Exh. #1290 May 16-September 30, 1980
2 items

1982
2.b Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "[Edward] Quinn - Photographer Correspondence"

14 items
Incl. photograph of Picasso and Françoise Gilot

1981
2.c Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Roland Penrose"

Incl. corresp.

1980-82
2.d Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Guernica Book"

0.25"
Incl. correspondence, photocopied reproductions
2 TLS Meyer Schapiro
2 photographs

1980
2.e Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Picasso-Guernica"

Reproductions from Guernica: Studies and Postscripts by Meyer Schapiro

1967
2.f Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Mr. [William S.] Rubin"

3 items
Incl. photographs and negatives of Picasso

(1980)
2.g Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Barbara Nagel-Smith"

0.875"
Incl. photocopied reproductions of Picasso

(1980)
2.h Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Michel Blackwood - Picasso Pix"

4 items

1980
2.i Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Picasso - Barcelona Museum"

4 items

1980
2.j Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Picasso German Edition"

5 items

1980
2.k Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Picasso Drawings Only Picasso Museum"

0.5"
Incl. proposal to IBM for a "Film Portrait of Picasso"

1979-80
2.l Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Bills Paid"

21 items

1979-80
2.m Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: "Acquavella Galleries, Inc."

2 items
Incl. photograph

1979
2.n Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective: Corresp. re: Reproductions

0.25"

1979-80
3.a Joseph Cornell: Correspondence, Memoranda

15 items
MoMA Exh. #1297, November 11, 1980-January 20, 1981
Incl. bill from Hans Namuth for photographs of Joseph Cornell

1981
3.b Joseph Cornell: Correspondence

0.875"

1980
4 Before Photography: Painting and the Invention of Photography

16 items
MoMA Exh. #1308, May 6-July 5, 1981

1979-81
5 Transformations in Modern Architecture, "Photo Sources"

31 items
MoMA Exh. #1250, February 21-April 24, 1979

1979
6 Mirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960

0.5"
MoMA Exh. #1221, July 26-October 2, 1978
Incl. first draft annotated by John Szarkowski

1978
7 Steichen: The Master Prints 1895-1914 by Dennis Longwell

16 items
MoMA Exh. #1200, February 14-March 28, 1978

1978
8 Senegal, Fifteen Years of an African Cinema 1962-1977

2 items
MoMA film series, January 26-February 27, 1978
Incl. posters

1978
9 "Berne (sic) - Memos, Style Sheet, Misc."

14 items
American Art from The Museum of Modern Art (ICE-F-183-78)

1978-79
10 "Bern Louis Kahn Drawings and American Posters and A&D History"

3 items

1978
11 "Berne (sic) - Drawings History"

3 items

1977-78
12 An Invitation to See

3 items
By Helen M. Franc, 3rd edition

1977
13 "PASITMoMA - II"

0.25"

1977
14 Publications

7 items
Incl. Publications Department Status Report

1976
15 Fernand Leger [ICE-F-168-74]

14 items

1976
16 "The Natural Paradise: Painting in America 1800-1950"

1.0"
MoMA Exh. #1148, September 29-November 30, 1976
Incl. applications for permission to publish, memoranda re: reproductions

1976
17 What is Modern Painting? by Alfred H. Barr, Jr.

13 items

1975
18 William Eggleston's Guide by John Szarkowski

5 items
MoMA Exh. #1133, May 24-August 1, 1976

1976
19 Drawing Now: 1955-1975

0.25"
MoMA Exh. #1117, January 21-March 9, 1976, ICE-F-171-74
Incl. 3 photographs

1975
20 "Film"

2 items
Incl. corresp. with the Luce Program in Film Studies, Harvard University

1974
21 "Publications Lists"

15 items
Incl. printed matter, lists of books published to date

1959-74
22 "Sculpture Reproductions - CAA, Art News, NY Times Info"

3 items
Incl. 2 clippings, 1 memorandum

1974,
23.a African Textiles and Decorative Arts by Roy Sieber

MoMA Exh. #1012, October 11, 1972-January 31, 1973
Incl. preliminary estimate sheet (copy), correspondence

1971-76
23.b "African Textiles Reprint"

5 items

1973
24 "Edvard Munch"

4 items
The Prints of Edvard Munch, MoMA Exh. #1024, February 13-April 29, 1973

1973
25 Kurt Schwitters: Works in the Museum Collections

6 items
MoMA Exh. #1009, July 31-September 10, 1972

1972
26 100 Master Photographs from The Museum of Modern Art

9 items
ICE-F-187-79

1972
27 Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual

26 items
MoMA Exh. #958, March 25-June 9, 1971
Incl. dummy book; clippings

"Catalog of 117 Oil and Water Color Originals by Leading American Artists Offered for Sale at Sealed Bid by War Assets Administration", Publications Department Status Report

1971
28 "100 Drawings: Cézanne - Picasso Lieberman Tour"

0.25"
From Cézanne to Picasso: 100 Drawings from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, ICE-F-148-70

1971
29 Technics and Creativity: Selections from Gemini G.E.L.

26 items
MoMA Exh. #963, May 5-July 6, 1971
Incl. 5 exhibition catalogs

1970-71
30 Surrealist Illusion from Museum Collection by Bernice Rose

20 items
MoMA Exh. # 954, February 11-April 18, 1971

1971
31 Joan Miro Fifty Recent Prints

10 items
MoMA Exh. #920 March 9-May 11, 1970
Incl. exhibition brochure, press release

1971
32 "International Program"

2 items
Word and Image: Posters and Typography from the Graphic Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, 1879-1967, MoMA Exh. #850, January 25-March 10, 1968

1970
33.a Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art: The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection of The Museum of Modern Art: "Janis 'Bouquets'"

MoMA Exh. #848 1968 January 17-March 4

Incl. accolades

1972
33.b Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Documentary Photos, Janis Book, Chronology"

0.25"
Incl. copy of publication, 5 photographs

1972-73
33.c Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis Catalogue: Documentary Photographs"

0.875"
Incl. corresp. re: permission to publish

1971-74
33.d Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis Catalogue of the collection - Bibliography Research"

6 items

1970
33.e Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Corrected Checklist"

0.375"

1967-72
33.f Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis Catalogue - Jane's Folder"

0.5"
Incl. corresp. with Sidney Janis, corresp. re: One by Jackson Pollock

1967-80
33.g Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Sidney Janis Collection Catalogue"

0.375"
Incl. corresp., memorandum re: Helen Franc interview with Sidney Janis

1967
33.h Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis Interview, 1967 (Xerox Copy)"

Incl. transcript with index of artists referred to

1967-80
33.i Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis GBS Material"

16 items

1967
33.j Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis Bibliography and Exhs. of Janis Coll[ection]"

5 items

1967
33.k Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis International Catalogue"

1.0"
Incl. The New Yorker Profile on Sidney Janis

1970-72
33.l Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis"

0.875"

1967-70
33.m Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Rauschenberg Janis"

3 items
Incl. memorandum re: Marilyn Monroe

1967
33.n Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art...: "Janis Checklist and Interview and General Misc."

0.375"
Incl. corresp. with Sidney Janis

1967-71
34.a Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin by John Rewald: "Post-Impressionism/ Reprint and Miscellaneous"

0.25"
"Post-Impressionism/ Reprint and Miscellaneous"
Incl. corresp. re: change in ownership of works of art

1982
34.b Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Post-Impressionism - Rewald, 3rd edition"

0.5"

1978
34.c Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Bernard/Serusier: Portrait of Madeleine Bernard"

5 items
Incl. 1 photograph; corresp. with Hirschl & Adler Galleries re: portrait

1977
34.d Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Post-Impressionism Flap"

0.25"

1977
34.e Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Corres[pondence] with JR [John Rewald]"

0.25"
Incl. corresp. re: Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin and The History of Impressionism

1969-73
34.f Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Correspondence of Photos Received A-L"

1.0"
Incl. corresp. re: permission to reproduce works for both publications by Rewald

1968-69
34.g Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Corr[espondence] of Photos Rec'd [Received] M-Z"

10.25"

1968-70
34.h Post-Impressionism: From van Gogh to Gauguin: "Rewald - Photo Request Letters"

12 items

1968-71
35.a The History of Impressionism by John Rewald: "History of Impressionism (4) Reprint"

1.0"
Incl. corresp. with the author

1979-80
35.b The History of Impressionism: "History of Impressionism (4) Reprint," [cont'd.]

0.5"

35.c The History of Impressionism: "History of Impressionism"

0.25"

1972-74
35.d The History of Impressionism: "Corrected Copy from Rewald"

10.5"
Incl. loose chapters of The History of Impressionism annotated by Rewald

(ca. 1968)
36 Violent America: The Movies 1946-1964

0.25"
MoMA film series, 1969 April 24-June 26

1968-70
37.a Guide to the Collection: "Photos Passed to J. Fluegel by Karen Fisher for possible use in Guide to the Collection" (Arno Press)

0.5"
Photographs, n.d.

1979-80
37.b Guide to the Collection: Photographs

0.5"

n.d.
37.c Guide to the Collection: Reproductions [dummy book?]

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Box and Folder List

Box Folder
1 1-33.n
2 34-37.c


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