Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Savannah College of Art and Design
Allentown Art Museum
ÕAdo furondo gyararÕi
Ethniko Mouseio SynchronÕes TechnÕes (Greece)
Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center
John Weber Gallery
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art
Lori Bookstein Fine Art
Rose Art Museum
Konrad Fischer Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
25.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of New York sculptor Stephen Antonakos measure 25 linear feet and date from 1932-2014, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-2014. The collection documents Antonakos's pioneering work in neon, through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, project files, exhibition files, printed material, and photographs.
Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Stephen Antonakos dated 1975, May 9.
Stephen Antonakos (1926-2013) was a sculptor from New York, New York. Antonakos specialized in incorporating neon into his works. He also created Package Projects that consisted of sending wrapped packages to friends and colleagues that were not to be opened or were to be opened at a specified time.
The collection was donated in 1975 and 1981 by Stephen Antonakos, and in 2014 by Naomi Spector Antonakos.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001