Special Collections Department
Conant Poster Collection
Graphics Collection Number: 114
Extent: 125 items
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: February 1995 by Iris Snyder, July 1999 by Tabitha Groh.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
Scope and Content Note
Series I is composed of posters promoting the exhibitions of single artists. Artists represented include Helen Frankenthaler, Ansel Adams, Keith Haring and Dale Chihuly.
Series II is devoted to group exhibitions. The shows promoted range from the Art Faculty of the University of Arizona to the Chicago Sculpture International to an opening routine "performed by Kilgore College Rangeretts and Stage Band." They have been arranged by the title of the exhibition, where known, or the last name of one of the artists exhibited. In some cases, the author of the original work depicted on the poster is noted.
Series III consists of a variety of events, promotions or themes independent of exhibitions of the plastic arts. This includes plays, a folk festival, an auction and tourism posters amongst others. These posters are arranged by title; the descriptions include information available from the poster, such as sponsoring institution or organization, applicable dates and the purpose of the poster.
Series I Single artist exhibition posters The list is arranged alphabetically by last name of the artist exhibited. The artist's name is followed by the title of the exhibit, if any, the location and dates of the exhibition where known. F1 Adams, Ansel "Photographs of the Southwest 1928-1968" University of Arizona Oct 8 - Nov 21, 1980 1 item Anuszkiewicz, Richard "Paintings" Dartmouth College Nov 10 - Dec 5, 1967 1 item Baskin, Leonard "Sculpture Drawings" Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York May 9 - May 27, n.y. 1 item Bayer, Herbert "Photographic wares" Galleria, The Arizona Bank, Phoenix, Arizona Dec 14, 1982 - Jan 14, 1983 2 items Berman, Fred "Photographs" Collectors Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin n.d. 1 item Bearden, Romare "The Human Condition" ACA Galleries, New York Oct 3 - Oct 26, 1991 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F1 Blake, William "The Apocalyptic Vision" Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York Apr 21 - May 12, 1974 1 item Bluhm, Norman "Works on Paper 1947-1987" Hamilton College, Clinton, New York n.d. traveling exhibition 1 item Botero, Fernand Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris Nov - Dec, 1972 1 item Bullock, Wynn Galleria, The Arizona Bank, Phoenix, Arizona Mar 20 - Apr 18, 1986 1 item F2 Caglioti, [Victor] "Recent Works" The Martin Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota Mar 6 - Mar 31, 1971 silkscreen, signed 1 item Callahan, Harry Museum of Modern Art, New York Dec 2, 1976 - Feb 8, 1977 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F2 Chihuly, Dale (cont'd) "Glas-Unikate von..." Rosenthal Studio-haus Oct 2 - Oct 18, 1980 signed 1 item "Baskets and Cylinders: Recent Glass" Renwick Gallery, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution Nov 17, 1978-Jan 3, 1979 signed 1 item "Glass" [Detroit Institute of Arts]  signed 1 item Clemente, Francesco Sperone Westwater/Mary Boone, New York April 2-April 30, 1983 facsimile 1 item Cohen, Elaine Lustig "Recent Paintings" John Bernard Myers Gallery, New York Mar 31-Apr 26, 1973 1 item Crane, Barbara "Photographs from 1948-1980" Center for Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago Apr 17-May 30, 1981 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F2 Davis, James G. "Portraits 1969-1982" Rancho Linda Vista Gallery, Oracle, Arizona Nov 14-Dec 5, 1982 signed 1 item DeLap, Tony University Art Collection, Matthews Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Apr 19-May 24, 1981 1 item Delsarte, Louis "Parts of Dreams" Montage Gallery, Tucson, Arizona n.d. signed 1 item F3 Eames, [Charles] University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Sep 15-Nov 4, 1979 1 item Frankenthaler, [Helen] "New Paintings" André Emmerich, New York April, 1991 1 item Golden, Judith Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona/Equivalents Gallery, Seattle, Washington n.d. 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F3 Gottlieb, Adolph "Pictographs 1941-1953" André Emmerich Gallery Mar 10-Apr 14, 1979 1 item Grant, George Alexander "Southwestern Photographs" University of Arizona, Tucson Oct 17-Nov 4, 1982 1 item Hagedorn, Alfred "Bilder 1979-86" Kunsthalle Mannheim Jan 18-Mar 2, 1986 1 item Haring, Keith "Paintings" Tony Shafrazi, New York Oct 26-Nov 30, n.y. "Sculptures" Leo Castelli, New York Oct 26-Nov 23, n.y. 1 item Hitner, Chuck "Screen Painting" Art Barn Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University Jan 8-Feb 2, 1984 inscribed "To Howard" and signed 1 item Hofman, Hans André Emmerich Jan 1967 proof 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F3 Hubbard, Ann Special Collections Library, Northern Arizona University Mar 16-Apr 17, 1983 1 item F4 Jansen, Catherine "Sewing Space: A Soft Photographic Environment" University of Arizona Museum of Art Feb 23-Mar 20, 1983 1 item Jaudon, Valerie Holly Solomon Gallery, New York Apr 15-May 6, 1981 1 item Jimenez, Luis Adelizas Candy Store, Folsom, California Jan 9, 1983 attached sheet inscribed "Howard, wish you and your family the best for the new year --Luis" 2 items Jones, Harold "Tucson" Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona n.d. inscribed "for howard and florence, with affection harold" 1 item Kaupelis, Robert Castagno Gallery, New York Feb 1-Feb 27, n.y. inscribed on reverse "Howard You asked if I had an extra of this -- RK" 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F4 Larson, William Center for Creative Photography Jan 31-Mar 11, 1982 The pool that appears in the image on the poster is Howard Conant's swimming pool. 1 item Lasansky, Leonardo "Artist-In-Residence" Dartmouth College 1982 1 item "Intaglio plates, prints and drawings" Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona Jun 4-Jun 29, 1983 1 item Lichtenstein, Roy Leo Castelli Nov 1-Nov 22, 1975 1 item Lipchitz, [Jacques] Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris Jun 28-Oct 16, 1978 1 item Marsicano, [Nicholas] Great Jones Gallery, New York Mar 28-Apr 16, 1966 1 item Morris, Robert "Labyrinths-voice-blind time" Castelli-Sonnabend Gallery, New York Apr 6-Apr 27, 1974 1 item Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F4 Murray, Frances Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona n.d. inscribed "For Howard & Florence affectionately, Frances 3/24/83" 1 item F5 Potoff, Reeva Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York Feb 2, 1980 1 item Pozzi, Lucio Susan Caldwell/Leo Castelli/John Webber, New York Opening Mar 31, 1984 1 item Rosen, James "Studi dal Piccolo Altare nel Monastero di S. Antonio in Polesine" Istituto d'Arte Dosso Dossi, Ferrara Nov 23-Dec 22, 1985 1 item Rosenquist, [James] "Drawings" Leo Castelli Gallery, New York Sep 27, 1975 1 item Rubenstein, Meridel Contemporary Gallery, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona Feb 17-Apr 7, 1983 1 item Scholder, Fritz Rizzoli Bookstore, California Oct 25- Nov 27, 1982 Poster inscribed "For Howard Conant" and signed 2 items Series I Single artist exhibition posters (cont'd) F5 Scott, Sam "Paintings/Monotypes" Marilyn Butler, Scottsdale, Arizona Sep 23-Oct 13, n.y. 1 item "Paintings" Gekas-Nicholas Gallery, Tucson, Arizona Apr 30-May 22, 1982 Strom, Stephen Contemporary Gallery, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona Jul 17-Aug 25, 1983 1 item Swartz, Beth Ames "A Moving Point of Balance" n.p. touring museum exhibition, 1985-1990 inscribed "To Howard with love, Beth Ames Swartz 1986" 1 item Vincente, Esteban Gruenebaum Gallery, New York Jan 8-Feb 5, 1983 1 item Wiegand, Robert Phoenix Gallery, New York Nov 22-Dec 10, 1966 silkscreen 1 item Yamamoto, Yukio "Japaneses Spirit" Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona Aug 29-Sep 27, 1985 1 item Series II Group exhibition posters The posters are arranged alphabetically by title of exhibit or last name of the artist whose work appears as the image on the poster. In some cases, the names of each of the artists in a given show are listed. The location and dates of the exhibition are noted where known. The artists whose image appears on the poster is noted. F6 "Acrylic on Paper" Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas Nov 17, 1982-Jan 16, 1983 poster images by each artist exhibited, Lamar Briggs, Nancy Tokar Miller and Ralph White 1 item "An Age of Gold: Three Centuries of Paintings from Old Ecuador" Tucson Museum of Art Sep 8-Nov 3, 1985 1 item "Alumni Art Exhibition" University of Arizona, Tucson Nov 5-Dec 2, 1984 1 item "Art Faculty Exhibition" University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Nov 18-Dec 12, 1979 1 item "Art From Africa: The Gus Nicholson Collection" Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX 1982 1 item "Austria's Expressionism" Galerie St. Etienne, New York Apr 21-May 30, n.y. poster image by Egon Schiele 1 item Series II Group exhibition posters (cont'd) F6 "Automobile and Culture" Museum of Contemporary Art Jul 21, 1984-Jan 5, 1985 1 item "Chicago Sculpture International Mile 4" State Street Mall, Chicago May 9-Jun 9, 1985 poster image by Eduardo Chillida signed 1 item "Clay as Container" Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona  3 items "Copper 2: The Second Copper/Brass/Bronze Exhibition" Mar 2-Apr 6, n.y. 1 item "Dada Surrealism and their Heritage" Museum of Modern Art, New York Mar 27-Jun 9,  poster image by Claude Deruet 1 item F7 "Dreams/Hands/Fibers" Arizona Commission on the Arts n.d. traveling exhibition 1 item "English Drawings of the Nineteenth Century" Pollock Galleries, Southern Methodist University 1973 1 item Series II Group exhibition posters (cont'd) F7 "Espejo: Reflections of the Mexican American" Oakland Museum and the Chicago Center of Contemporary Photography Oct 6-Nov 26, n.y. Mount St. Mary's College and Goez Gallery Jan 15-Feb 25, n.y. poster image by Louis Carlos Bernal exhibited with Morie Amhi, Abigail Heyman, Roger Minick and Neal Slavin signed by Bernal 1 item "The Fashionable World: Original 20s and 30s fashion photography featuring the collection of Dr. M.F. Agha..." Fifth Avenue Gallery of Photography, Scottsdale, Arizona gallery opening Apr 2, 1979 poster image by [Edward] Steichen 1 item "The Folk Art Tradition" Galerie St. Etienne, New York Nov 17, 1981-Jan 9, 1982 poster image by Grandma Moses 1 item Forakis, Peter with Edwin Ruda Park Place Gallery, New York opening May 8, 1966 1 item "400 Years of Italian Art" Byron Gallery, n.l. Mar 15-Mar 25, 1967 1 item "From Borso to Cesare d'Este: The School of Ferrara 1450-1628" Matthiesen Fine Arts, London 1984 1 item Series II Group exhibition posters (cont'd) F7 "From Brooklyn to the Sea: Ships, Seafarers and New York Harbor" Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, Brooklyn College Oct 16-Dec 4, 1985 1 item "Home Grown - Student Art Exhibition" University of Arizona Feb 10-Mar 5, 1991 1 item "The Long Island Collections/ A Century of Art: 1880-1980" Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York Apr 20-Jul 18, 1982 poster image by Helen Frankenthaler inscribed "Dear Howard - This (above) is a picture from around the time we first met! (I hope it holds up as well as our friendship!) Thank you for your recent TLC in Tucson; and the fun, and the continuity With Affection, Helen August 82" and signed 1 item F8 "Los de la Sierra: The Tarahumara Indians of Chihuahua" Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson opening Mar 10, 1979 poster image by Helga Teiwes 1 item "M.F.A. Exhibition" University of Arizona Museum of Art Apr 20-May 15, n.y. signed by L. Shull 1 item "Marin Artists" Susan Cummings Gallery, Mill Valley, California May 2-May 30, 1988 poster images of works by Rob MacConnell, Gayle Luchessa, Dominic Dimare and Joyce Clements 1 item Series II Group exhibition posters (cont'd) F8 "Master Drawings: Woodner Collection" J. Paul Getty Museum May 28-Aug 12, 1983 poster image by Pieter Janszoon Saenredam 1 item "Mexican Masks" Arizona Commission on the Arts n.d. traveling exhibition 1 item [Opening Routine performed by Kilgore College Rangeretts and Stage Band] Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas Oct 29-Nov 27, 1977 poster image by [Antoni] Miralda inscribed "to H O W A R D C O N A N T miralda" 1 item "Photography: A Sense of Order, Formal Issues in Recent Photographs" Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania Dec 11, 1981-Jan 27, 1982 poster image by Frank Gohlke 1 item "Prints and Techniques: Selection from the New York University Art Collection" Grey Art Gallery and Study Center Apr 1-May 3, 1976 poster image by [Pablo] Picasso 1 item "Recent Monotypes" University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Feb 2-Mar 15, 1985 poster image by Michael Mazur exhibited with Richard Rosman, Martha Diamond, Mary Frank and Jasper Johns 1 item Series II Group exhibition posters (cont'd) F8 "Reflections of Faith: Religious Folk Art in America" IBM Gallery of Science and Art, Museum of American Folk Art, New York Dec 1983-Jan 1984 poster image by Abby F. Ball Ross 1 item "Sculpture on the Wall: Relief sculpture of the seventies" University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Mar 29-May 4, 1980 poster image by Frank Stella 1 item "2nd Annual Alumni Art Exhibition" University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Nov 14-Dec 7, 1980 1 item "University of Arizona Art Department Faculty Exhibition" University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Oct 22-Dec 10, 1978 1 item Series III Posters not from plastic arts exhibitions The list is arranged by title, followed by the sponsoring institution, applicable dates, author of the poster image, and purpose of the poster. F9 "America: The Third Century" Mobil Oil n.d. poster image by William Bailey promotion for "series commissioned by Mobil Oil" 1 item "Come on! buy more Fine Art" n.d. poster image by Walter Whitehead art promotion 1 item "The Fantastic Adventures of the Count of Saint Germain" Theatre de la Jeune Lune at Southern Theater Jan 13-Mar 4, n.y. poster image by Leonardo Lasansky poster announcing a play? 1 item [5x] Edgewood Furniture Co., New York May 9, n.y. silkscreen invitation to preview collection 1 item "Frog" Ginn & Co. 1986 call for submissions of images of the frog for reference file 1 item "Glenview: John Bond Trevor Mansion" Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York n.d. promotional poster and guide to museum 1 item Series III Posters not from plastic arts exhibitions (cont'd) F9 "The Great Student Designer Awards Contest" Gilbert Paper Co. 1988 call for entries 1 item "HEART Conference" Northern Arizona University Sep 26-Sep 27, 1980 conference announcement 1 item "Imagination Celebration" Arts Education Collaborative, Arizona Mar 18-Mar 29, 1985 1 item "Indy 1991. What's New?" Penzoil  advertising poster, foldout 1 item "Jimenez and the Rose Tattoo: the creation of a lithograph" KAET8 April 25, n.y. promotion for a television program on KAET8 1 item "Lipstick Ascending" Yale University May 1969 poster publication of Yale University concerning gift of sculpture to the university by Claes Oldenberg 1 item "man and machine/man and meat" n.d. poster of photographic reproductions by Ann Simmons-Myers 1 item Series III Posters not from plastic arts exhibitions (cont'd) F9 "Marcel Duchamp" Grove Press, New York n.d. unused book jacket from book Marcel Duchamp by Robert Ledel 1 item F10 "March 21, 1921" McCall's Magazine  Possibly an advertising poster, this poster is an enlargement of the March 21, 1921 issue of McCall's Magazine 1 item "Massachusetts College of Art in Boston" Massachusetts College of Art in Boston n.d. promotion for graduate programs poster image by Dana Moser 1 item "Mexico -- The Amigo Country" series Secretaria de Turismo, Consejo Nacional de Turismo n.d. "Guanajuato" "Cathedral on the Zocalo in Mexico City" "Mayan Ruins at Palenque" "Taxco" "Atlantean Figures at Tula" "Tlaloc (Ceremonial Urn) in Mexico City" Tourism posters 6 items "Musical Offerings: A 1981-1982 Series in Celebration of 50 years" Academy of Holy Angels, Minneapolis, Minnesota Oct 27-Apr 20 poster image by Leonardo Lasansky promotional poster 1 item Series III Posters not from plastic arts exhibitions (cont'd) F10 "New York State Award 1970" New York State Council on the Arts  silkscreen Howard Conant identified the artist of this silkscreen as Nicholas Krushenik. 1 item "9th Annual Art Auction Fundraiser" Dinnerware Artists Cooperative Gallery, Arizona Nov 3, 1990 promotional poster for fundraiser 1 item F11 "100 Year Celebration University of Arizona 1885-1985" University of Arizona  poster announcing event 1 item "Pilchuck Glass" Pilchuck Glass Center, Washington 1980 catalog proof for Dale Chihuly's Pilchuck Glass Center 1 item "Rhode Island School of Design Summer 1989" Rhode Island School of Design 1989 poster image by Leslie Bostrom poster announcing summer programs 1 item "Rodeo Romances" Arizona Heritage Center Mar 5, 1982 announcement of event 1 item Series III Posters not from plastic arts exhibitions (cont'd) F11 "The School of the Art Institute of Chicago" Art Institute of Chicago n.d. promotional poster poster image by Roger Brown 1 item "VII Muestra Folklorica de la Nacion" Teatro Degollado/ Dept. de Bellas Artes, Gobierno de Jalisco Jul 13-Aug 7, 1983 promotion poster listing dates and times of events of a "folk show" 1 item "Siltpile No. 6" Paolo Solteri's Studios at Cosanti Foundation, College of Architecture, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona n.d. enrollment promotion for program 2 items "Siltpile No. 7" Paolo Solteri's Studios at Cosanti Foundation, College of Architecture, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona n.d. enrollment promotion for program 1 item "Tucson Museum of Art" Tucson Museum of Art  museum promotion poster, membership as of August 31, 1983 listed on reverse 1 item "Twelve Photographs" Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona 1983 sale of photographic prints by Lawrence McFarland signed 1 item
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