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Barry Kahn papers, 1962-1983

Creator:
Kahn, Barry, 1938-1982
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
7.0 linear ft.
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.
Summary:
Resumes; correspondence; a financial ledger, 1979; exhibition announcements, clippings and miscellaneous printed material; art works, undated and 1969, including ink and pencil sketches and a series of silkscreened geometric designs; 23 notebook/journals, manuscripts, undated and 1971-1982; photographs, undated and 1969-1980, of Kahn, his studio, colleagues, and works of art; audio tapes, undated and 1975-1982, consisting of 19 cassette tapes and 9 reel-to-reel tapes; and 9 reels of 16mm motion picture film.
Citation:
Barry Kahn papers, 1962-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Conceptual artist, writer and art critic. He lived and taught in Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon, and several Eastern cities, but spent the bulk of his time in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Organized the Education of Artists Conference at Springhill Center, Minneapolis, in 1977, and coordinated the Artists' Exhibition Program at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. He wrote for many publications including the NEW ART EXAMINER, and was a contributing editor to MONTHLY DETROIT, and did a series of radio broadcasts on art for WUOM at the University of Michigan.
Provenance:
Donated by Yvonne Wulff Kahn, 1985.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics
Business records
Conceptual art
Educators
Motion pictures (visual works)
Painters
Sound recordings
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7122
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209256
AAA_collcode_kahnbarr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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