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Correspondence, 1962-1974, primarily with Isamu Noguchi, who was aided by Owens on sculpture projects; several poems by Owens; newspaper articles on art by Owens; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; a photograph of Owens; and photographs of works of art, 1965-1980.
Gene Owens papers, 1960-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1906 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Correspondence, poems, and some clippings: Originals returned to Gene Owens after microfilming.
Sculptor; Fort Worth, Tex.
Material lent and donated 1980 by Gene Owens. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lives of American Artists
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