Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Curatorial Department,
RG04:03:05.3 Modern and Contemporary Art, Alison de Lima Greene Files, Artist Correspondence Files 1985-2000

A Guide to the Curatorial Department, Modern and Contemporary Art, Alison de Lima Greene Files, Artist Correspondence Files
in the Archives of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Author:

Inventory prepared by Kathryn T. Jones

Publisher:

Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Address:

P.O. Box 6826; Houston, TX 77265-6826

Date:

11/13/2007




Summary Information


Title:

Modern and Contemporary Art, Alison de Lima Greene Files, Artist Correspondence Files

Creator:

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Curatorial Department,

Inclusive Dates:

1985-2000

Extent:

3 linear ft.

Abstract:

These records contain the correspondence of curator Alison de Lima Greene with artists. The series contains many letters from new or unknown artists as well as letters relating to objects in the MFAH collection.

Call Number:

RG04:03:05.3

Language:

Materials are in English

Repository:

Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
P.O. Box 6826; Houston, TX 77265-6826




Access and Use


Acquisition Information:
The files were transferred to Archives by the curatorial office.

Access Restrictions:
Restrictions vary according to the nature of materials. The bulk of materials are open for public research after fifteen years. Consult the Archives for particulars.

Related Materials:
See also RG04 Curatorial Files.

Separated Materials:

Use Restrictions:
Original photographic materials are subject to photographer´s copyright.

Preferred Citation:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Archives. RG04:03:05.3, Curatorial Department, Modern and Contemporary Art, Alison de Lima Greene Files, Artist Correspondence Files, 1985-2000.




Biographical or Historical Note


Alison de Lima Greene served as Assistant Curator, Twentieth-Century Art, from October 1984 -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.



Arrangement


The files are arranged alphabetically.



Collection Scope and Content Note


The files contain correspondence with artists, often relating to objects in the MFAH collection. They also contain many letters from new or young artists offering resumes and art work (as gift or for sale). Some contain object slides and photography; many contain postcards or photocopies of work. Includes many artists associated with the MFAH or Glassell School of Art and many whose works are represented in the permanent collection. Artists include David Aylsworth, the Art Guys, John Biggers, Rackstraw Downes, Joseph Havel, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Bert Long, Richard Serra and Frank Stella.



Subject Terms


Personal Names
Aylsworth, David
Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-
Chin, Mel, 1951-
Downes, Rackstraw
Havel, Joseph G., 1954-
Johns, Jasper, 1930-
Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-
Long, Bert
Serra, Richard, 1939-
Stella, Frank

Corporate Names
Art Guys (Group)




Container List


Correspondence with Artists, 1985-2000
box 1folder 1A
2Altman, Helen, 1995
3Argent, Lawrence, 1987-1995
3-10Arman 1998-2003
4Art Guys (Jack A. Massing and Michael Galbreth) (ACC 93.180)
5Aylsworth, David (ACC 934.655)
6-8B
9Baldauf, Lisa, 1993
10Baselitz, Georg, 1987
11Bates, David, 1988-1990
12Beall, Nina, 1990
13Benglis, Linda, 1988-1994
14Biggers, John T., 1990-1995
15Blagg, Dennis (ACC 93.384)
16Boshier, Derek, 1987-1994
17Bourgeois, Louise, 1985-1987
18Bourdon, Robert, 1986-1991
19Bozzi, Julie, 1988-1990
20Brudniak, Steve, 1989-1992
21Burczyk, Monica, 1989-1995
22Burek, Susan, 1988-1991
22-10Burton, Richmond 2000
23Bush, Martha, 1994
box 1-1folder 1C
2Cahana, Alice, 1992-1993
3Caro, Anthony, 1988
4Chandler, Sally, 1985-1986
5Chandler, Wade, 1987
6Charles, Michael Ray, 1993-1994
7Chin, Mel, 1987-2000
8Christo, 1991
box 2folder 1Condo, George (ACC 92.248 and 92.249)
2Cowie, Jeffrey, 1990-1993
(ACC 93.66)
2Cowie, Jeffrey, 1990-1993
(ACC 93.66)
3Cruz, Luis Azaceta, 1990
(ACC 89.320)
4Cruz, Luis Azaceta, 1990
(ACC 89.320)
5Culwell, Ben, 1991
6D
7David, Michael, 1990
8Delvaux, Paul, 2000
9Downes, Rackstraw, 1992-1993
(TR 181-92)
10Drake, James, 1989-1990
11Dugan, Chuck, 1988-1990
12Dunham, Carroll, 1986-1987
13E
14Edwards, Melvin, 1991,1994
(ACC 94.133-135)
15Engelstein, Sharon, 1993
(ACC 92.233)
16Espada, Ibsen, 1987-1995
17F
19Fisher, Vernon, 1987-1995
20Fluhr, Richard E., 1993
21Folkman, David E., 1993
22Foomayev, Vladimir Michailovich, 1989
22-10Fridge, Brian 2000
23G
box 3folder 1Geffert, Harry, 1991-1996
2Glasco, Joe, 1985-1992
3Godfrey, Dewitt, 1987-1995
4Gonzalez, Patricia, 1992
(ACC 92.417)
5Gray, Cleve, 1991
(ACC 91.1420)
6-7H
8Hacklin, Allan, 1987
9Hannock, Stephen, 1996
(ACC 96.1717)
10Hammond, Jane, 1993-1999
11Harris, Tracy, 1987-1990
12Hassell, Billy, 1994
(ACC 93.379)
13Hatchett, Jim, 1991
14Havel, Joseph, 1993-1995
(ACC 94.115)
15Hecker, Dorothy, 1986-1996
16Hogue, Alexander, 1988-1990
17Hood, Dorothy, 1986-1996
18House, Perry, 1986-1989
19Hu, Sandra, 1989-1990
20Huerta, Benito, 1990
21I-J
22James, Terrell, 1990-1994
23Johns, Jasper, 1990
24Johnson, Lucas, 1990-1992
25K
26Kemper, Page, 1994
(ACC 94.1)
27Kelly, Ellsworth, 1987-1989
28Kennaugh, Michael, 1996
(ACC 96.615; 96.643)
29Kopriva, Sharon, 1991-1994
box 4folder 1Kubricht, Charles Mary, 1993-1996
(ACC 96.164, 165a, 165b.)
2L
3Lawrence, Annette, 1993-1994
(ACC 92.254)
4Lawrence, Jacob, 1992-1993
5Lee, Jana Vander, 1990
6Lipski, Donald, 1990-1992
(ACC 92.282)
7Livingston, Annell, 1993-1994
8Locke, Charmaine, 1991
9Long, Bert L., Jr., 1988-1993
10Love, Jim, 1990-1992
11Lyon, Giles, 1991-1999
12-13M
14MacDonald, Cynthia, 1988
15MacWithey, Doug, 1991
16Mancuso, Joe, 1995
17Manes, Paul, 1987-1992
18Martinez, CÚsar A., 1992
(ACC 91.1852)
19McGee, David, 1994
20Meek, Vicki, 1993-1995
21Messer, Sam, 1992-1994
(ACC 93.67, 94.108)
22Miiller, Michael, 1994-1996
23Musgnug, Kristin, 1994-1996
(ACC 93.423)
24N
25Newman, John, 1989-1996
26Newsum, Floyd, 1988-1992
27O
28Oliver, Kermit, 1990-1995
(ACC 91.1560)
29Oppenheim, Dennis, 1991-1993
box 5folder 1-2P
3Perzynski, Bogdan, 1989-1996
4Parazette, Aaron, 1996
(ACC 96.954)
5Peters, John, 1991
6Pomara, John, 1999
(ACC 99.516)
7Prince, Forrest, 1984-1996
8-9Q-R
10Rauschenberg, Robert, 1986
11Reaben, James, 1989-1990
12Redman, Janice, 1991-1993
13Riddle, Debbie, 1996
14Ruello, Roberto, 1990-1995
(ACC 92.247; 94.136)
15-18S-SI
box 6folder 1Secor, Beth 1998
1-1Segalove, Ilena, 1992
(ACC 92.188.A — .H)
2Serra, Richard, 1987-1997
3Shea, Judith, 1989-1990
4Shelton, Peter, 1992-1993
5Shorre, Charles, 1990
6Smith, Wendy, 1988-1993
(ACC 92.117, 118)
6-10Sontheimer, Mathew, 2002
7Stack, Gael, 1985-1994
8Stella, Frank, 1987
8-10Stepaneko, Anatol, 1996
9Surls, James, 1986-1992
10T
11Terrell, James, 1991
(TR 9.91.1 — .4)
12Thorne, Melissa, 2001
(ACC 2000.430)
13Tileston, Jackie, 1992-1993
(ACC 92.246)
14Tracy, Michael, 1986-1998
15Twaddle, Randy, 1987-1992
16U
17Utterback, Robin, 1986-1990
18V
19Vaughn, Salle Werner, 1991-1994
20W
21Wade, Bob, 1991-1995
(ACC 92.162)
22Wallis, Shawn, 2001
(ACC 2000.533)
23Ward, Elizabeth, 1988-1996
(ACC 91.1561) (ACC 92.498.1-.12)
24Weingarten, Paul S., 1987
25Wetta, Jean Carruthers, 1993-1998
25-10Williams, Danny,
26Wilson, Robert, 1992-1993
(ACC 93.331.1 — .2)
27Wolff, Dee I., 1989-1993
(ACC 91.1421.A — .C)
28Wray, Dick, 1988-1990
29Y
30Young, Kyle, 1996
(ACC 06.616)
32Z
33Ziebell, Robert, 1990-1996