Job Posting: Archivist, Dedalus Foundation, NY, NYPosted: October 1, 2014
The full-time Archivist will manage and reassess the extensive archives of the Dedalus Foundation. The collection is comprised of two distinct areas: materials created by the artist Robert Motherwell, and materials generated by the foundation after Motherwell’s death in 1991. Motherwell’s papers consist of tens of thousands of documents, including extensive personal and professional correspondence, handwritten manuscripts, drafts of his writings, transcripts of lectures and interviews, studio and business records, datebooks documenting his daily activities, and many other materials. The photographic archive consists of more than 24,000 photographs of works of art, exhibition installations, studio documentation, events, and portraits/personal images. The archives are arranged and described, with current finding aids available. Some materials have been digitized, including video and audio recordings.