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Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014

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Creator:
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013
Subject:
Spector, Naomi
Bladen, Ronald
Kokkinos, George
Kitagawa, Furamu
Marzona, Egidio
Koshalek, Richard
Adler, Sebastian
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Fischbach Gallery
Savannah College of Art and Design
Allentown Art Museum
ÕAdo furondo gyararÕi
Mouseio BenakÕe
Kalfayan Galleries
Ethniko Mouseio SynchronÕes TechnÕes (Greece)
Galleriaforma
Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center
John Weber Gallery
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art
Lori Bookstein Fine Art
Rose Art Museum
Drawing Room
Galerie Bennier
Galleria Benomo
Geneva
Genova
Konrad Fischer Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Stephen Antonakos dated 1975, May 9.
Biography Note:
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.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1975 and 1981 by Stephen Antonakos, and in 2014 by Naomi Spector Antonakos.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings
Neon sculpture
Blueprints
Sculptors
Sketchbooks
Interviews
Art critics
Photographs
Multimedia (Art)
Art
Obituaries
Transcripts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5861
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208701
AAA_collcode_antostep
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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