Hauser & Wirth Institute fosters innovation and advances equity in the field of artists’ archives.

Pencil and ink drawing on paper by Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse Drawings

This project brings together Hesse’s complete body of works on paper for the first time. It comprises almost 1,100 sketches, prints, and drawings realized between 1952 and the artist’s death in 1970, including around 350 works from her teenage and student years.

Jesse Murry Papers

The Institute is processing and selectively digitizing the archive of painter, poet, and art critic Jesse Murry, and will support the Jesse Murry Foundation in finding a permanent home for donation of the collection.

EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

EFA RBPMW will use their grant to complete a video-based oral history, "Creative Graphic Community: Oral Histories Project," to document founder Robert Blackburn (1920-2003) and the history of the community workshop.
The Visual AIDS Archive Study Room, located in the Visual AIDS office in Chelsea

Visual AIDS

The Visual AIDS Archive Project and Artist Registry in New York, NY collects, preserves, and provides access to the personal papers, audiovisual materials, publications, and ephemera created, dealing with, or collected by artists living with HIV or those who have passed.

The Drawing Center

The Institute is digitizing a portion of the institutional archive of The Drawing Center, and facilitating the donation of the full archive to a major research library.