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Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014

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Creator:
Ashton, Dore, 1928-
Subject:
Hellman, Lillian Florence
Guidieri, Remo
Giacometti, Alberto
Hiss, Alger
Tobey, Mark
Moy, Seong
Arnheim, Rudolf
Tinguely, Jean
Malamud, Bernard
Kaprow, Allan
Oldenburg, Claes
Albee, Edward
Miró, Joan
Howes, Barbara
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Mumford, Lewis
Vasilikos, Vasil?s
Berthot, Jake
Yunkers, Adja
Avedon, Richard
Adley, James
Reuterswärd, Carl Fredrik
Albers, Josef
Driskell, David C.
Licht, Fred
Guston, Philip
Cornell, Joseph
Tworkov, Jack
Adams, Pat
Diebenkorn, Richard
Lindner, Richard
Sterne, Hedda
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
35.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Summary:
The papers of Dore Ashton measure 35.6 linear feet and date from circa 1928-2014, with one letter in the Joseph Cornell subject file dating from 1849. The records document Dore Ashton's career as an art critic, historian and educator, with particular depth for the period of 1952 through 1990. The collection contains a small amount of biographical material, as well as correspondence, writings, subject files, printed materials, artwork, and reference photographs of artworks. A minimally processed addition to the Dore Ashton papers includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material.
Citation:
Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Among the holdings of the Archives is an oral history interview with Dore Ashton conducted November 21, 2010 by George W. Sampson, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project.
Dore Ashton papers are also located at Emory University Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
Biography Note:
Dore Ashton (1928-) is an art critic, author, and educator living in New York, New York.
Provenance:
The Dore Ashton papers were donated 1982, 1997, 2011 by Dore Ashton and in 2016 by Ashton and her daughter Paris Devereaux.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Art critics
Historians
Dadaism
Transcripts
Art, Modern
Women art critics
Photographs
Art criticism
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5858
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208698
AAA_collcode_ashtdore
Theme:
Women
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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