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Creator:
Snelson, Kenneth, 1927-2016  Search this
Subject:
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
21.8 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of sculptor Kenneth Snelson measure 29.0 linear feet and date from 1946-2016. Included are extensive biographical information regarding Snelson's education, his time at Black Mountain College, and studios occupied; personal and professional correspondence and invention patents; project files on his sculptures and sculpture series; exhibition and loan files; and printed material consisting of exhibition catalogs and brochures.
Citation:
Kenneth Snelson papers, 1947-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Kenneth Snelson (1927-2016) was a sculptor in New York, New York. Snelson's sculpture incorporates scientific ideas and imagery, especially the atom.
Provenance:
Donated 2017 by Katherine Snelson, Kenneth Snelson's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and science  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Patents  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17491
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)389257
AAA_collcode_snelkenn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_389257