The preceding is not an exhaustive listing, only a sample culled from the published catalogue of the library: Catalog of the Library of the Museum of Modern Art—New York City, 14 vols. (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976).
The library holds exhibition catalogues and miscellaneous uncatalogued material for such Russian Empire-born artists as Alexander Archipenko, Saul Baizerman, Ilya Bolotowsky, David Burliuk, Marc Chagall, Nathalie Goncharova, Arshile Gorky, John D. Graham, Wassily Kandinsky, Mikhail Larionov, Alexander Rodchenko (exhibition catalogues only), Nicholas Roerich, Mark Rothko, Moses and Raphael Soyer, and Adja Yunkers. The catalogue also states that the repository has much uncatalogued material in Slavic languages. According to the published catalogue, there is also miscellaneous uncatalogued material for the following subject headings: Art, Lithuanian; Art, Russian (and exhibition catalogues); Art, Ukrainian; Painting, Russian (and exhibition catalogues); Russian War Relief, Inc.; and Sculpture, Russian, 20th c., as well as exhibition catalogues for Constructivism, Russian.
A book, Slova kak takovije ([n.p., n.d.]), 15 pp. plus plates, by A. Kruchenykh and V. Chlebnikov, with an illustration by K. Malevich ("Zhnitsa") attached to the cover and an illustration by O. R[osanova] inserted on page 3.
Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (b. 1902)
Archive, uncatalogued at present. Art historian. Includes 20th c. Russian art books, art exhibition catalogues from the Soviet Union, announcements, photographs, letters, notes, and ephemera that pertain to the USSR. Inquire concerning access.
Scrapbook of statements by and about Gorky, with photographs and 45 illustrations, compiled by William Agee, 122 pp., n.p., n.d. (Special Collections)
Ballet russe de Monte-Carlo
Programs, 1938–45, 1 vol.
Ballets russes Diaghilew
Programs, 1911–29, 2 vols.
Miscellaneous pamphlets published by the artist, in Russian and English, about his own work and that of other contemporaries.
The ongoing publication The lithographs of Chagall (1960-present) contains original lithographs by Chagall: 12 in vol. 1, 11 in vol. 2, etc.
J. P. Hodin
"The Soviet attitude to art"—typescript, 34 11., 1951, consisting of a transcript of a statement by Vladimir Kemenov on art and Soviet society (made in London, 1951) and Hodin's analysis of Kemenov's remarks.
John Palmer Leeper
Leeper wrote the introduction to a work entitled Adja Yunkers (New York, 1952), 4 11., unbound. (Print Room) Note: The Print Room also holds original prints of Adja Yunkers for a volume entitled Prints in the Desert.
Oslinii khvost i Mishen
Book, 153 pp. (The Donkey's Tail and the Target) published in Moscow in 1913 has a manuscript note in French on the title-page with a translation—a manifesto signed by N. Goncharova and M. Larionov. (Special Collections)
Paris. Federation internationale des archives du film.
Albums, uncatalogued at present. Film director. Original materials comprising family snapshots, memorabilia, original film scripts in the filmmaker's hand, related notes, production sketches, correspondence, etc. Inquire concerning access.