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Machine-readable finding aid derived from the paper findig aid, George Rickey Archive. 2006. Machine-readable finding aid created by Kathleene Konkle. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: George Rickey
Title: George Rickey Archive
Dates: -1962
Quantity: 27 albums

Arrangement

Artists names are listed alphabetically in each volume.


Biographical Note

George Rickey (1907-2002), a prominent sculptor, teacher, lecturer, and author has been well-known since the 1950s for his kinetic sculptures which explore the effects of light and movement.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 27 albums of material collected by Rickey in preparation for his 1967 book Constructivism: Origins and Evolution (NY: Braziller). The albums contain correspondence, clippings, photographs and exhibition catalogues for artists, most of whom are discussed in Rickey's book. Rickey's interest in contemporary kinetic and optical art is reflected in his book and in the Archive.

The contents of Volume XXVII consist only of slides and/or negatives, including works by artists not represented elsewhere in the collection.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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

Ownership and Literary Rights

The George Rickey Archive in The Museum of Modern Art Archives 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.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in DADABASE, the library catalog of The Museum of Modern Art. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Rickey, George.
Subjects:
Authors.
Constructivism (Art)
Kinetic art.
Optical art.
Sculptors.
Document Types:
Exhibition catalogs.
Photoprints.


Administrative Information

Provenance

The George Rickey Archive was given to The Museum of Modern Art Library in 1968 and transferred to the Museum Archives in XXX.

Preferred Citation

George Rickey Archive, [series.folder], The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.


Container List

 

Volume Descriptions

Volume Title Date
I Volume II

Adams, Robert
Agam, Yaacov

n.d.
II Volume II

Albers, Josef
Albrecht, Joachim
Albrecht, Siegfried
Alviani, Getulio
Apollonio, Marina

III Volume III

Baertling, Ollie
Baljeu, Joost
Benjamin, Karl
Benkert, Ernst

IV Volume IV

Benton, Fletcher
Biedermani, Charles
Bolotowsky, Ilya
Boto, Martha
Breder, Hans

V Volume V

Breer, Robert
Bury, Pol
Cairlli, Carlos

VI Volume VI

Calder, Alexander
Carlberg, Norman
Caro, Anthony

VII Volume VII

Castellani, Enrico
Clark, Lygia
Coburn, Ralph
Collie, Alberto
Consti'ant (Constant Nieuwenhuys)
Corbero, Xavier
Cremer, Siegfried

VIII Volume VIII

Cruz-Diez, Carlos
Dewasne, Jean
Diller, Burgoyne
Dorazio, Piero

IX Volume IX

Duchamp, Marcel
Effert Group
Emery, Lin
Engman, Robert
«Equipo57»

X Volume X

Ernest, John
Feitelson, Lorser
Fischli, Hans
Fruhtrunk, Gunter

XI Volume XI

Geipel, Hans
Gerstner, Karl
Glarner, Fritz
Glattfelder, H.
Goepfert, Hermann
Goodyear, John
Gorin, Jean
Graeser, Camille

XII Volume XII

Graevenitz, Gerhard von
Grosvenor, Robert
Haacke, Hans
Haese, Gunter
Hall, David

XIII Volume XIII

Hammersley, Frederick
Hauer, Erwin
Healey, John
Hill, Anthony
Jacobsen, Robert
Janz, Robert
Johns, Jasper
Jones, Howard Jung, George
Kelly, Ellsworth

XIV Volume XIV

Kemeny, Zoltan
Kidner, Michael
Kobashi, Yasuhide
Kosice, Gyula
Knicke, Norbert

XV Volume XV

Lamis, Leroy
Lardera, Berto
Leblanc, Walter
LeParc, Julio
Levinson,
Mon Liberman, Alexander
Linck, Walter
Lippold, Richard

XVI Volume XVI

Lohse, Richard
Louis, Morris
Lundeberg, Helen
Lye, Len
Mack, Heinz
Mahlman, Max

XVII Volume XVII

Malina, Frank
Mari, Enzo
Martin, Kenneth
Martin, Mary
Mattox, Charles

XVIII Volume XVIII

Ma vignie r, Almir
McLaughlin, John
Medalla, David
Megert, Christian
Metzger, G
Milonadis, K. (Mickey)

XIX Volume XIX

Miranda, Hector Garcia
Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo
Mortensen, Richard
Moss, Joe
Motonaga, Sadamasa
Moulpied, Deborah de
Munari, Bruno
Neal, Reginald

XX Volume XX

Nevelson Louise
Nicholson, Ben
Noland, Kenneth
Ortman, George
Palatnik, Abraham
Pasmore, Victor
Peeters, Henk

XXI Volume XXI

Piene, Otto
Piper, Gudrun
Pohl, Uli
Poons, Larry
Reimann, William
Reinhardt, Ad
Richter, Vjenceslav

XXII Volume XXII

Riley, Bridget
Ris, Gunter
Rivera, Jose de
Samaras, Lucas
Schoffer, Nicolas
Sedgley, Peter

XXIII Volume XXIII

Smith, Leon Park
Soto, Jesus-Rafael
Stanzak, Julian
Steele, Jeffrey
Steffens, Han-Hermann
Stella, Frank
Stromberger, Hildegard
Stroud, Peter
Strzeminski, Wladyslaw
Tadasky (Tadsuke Kuwayma)

XXIV Volume XXIV

Takis
Teana, Marino di
Thepot, Roger-Francois
Tingbuely, Jean

XXV Volume XXV

Tomasello, Luis
Uecker, Gunther
Uhlmann, Hans
Vardanega, Gregorio
Viani, Alberto

XXVI Volume XXVI

Vieira, Mary
Visser, Carel
Weber, Willi
Wilding, Ludwig
Wilson, Charles
Wise, Gillian
Yvaral (Jean-Piere Vassarely)
Zehringer, Walter

XXVII Volume XXVII

Anuszkiewicz, Richard
Benjamin, Karl
Davis, Gene
Davis, Ron
Delap, Tony
Kostka, Robert
Lathrop, William
Liberman, Alexander
Mclaughlin, John
Mehring, Walter
Moseley, Spencer
Naito, Rakuko
Noland, Kenneth
Reed, Paul
Sibvoren
Stevenson, Bob
Tada sky , Kuwayma
Tsai, Wen-Ying
Washington School


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