Artist Files in Action Series

Series of articles highlighting various ways researchers use artist files

Sydney Fitzgibbon, art history student at Texas Christian University, analyzes material in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s artist file on Albert Bierstadt. Over the years, museum staff have developed an extensive set of documents on Bierstadt, a key artist in the museum’s collection. Artist files are often the first stop for art history students starting their research. … display full entry