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Helen L. Kohen papers, 1978-1996

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Creator:
Kohen, Helen L.
Subject:
Alexander, Jane
Alfonzo, Carlos
Alfonzo, Carlos
Algaze, Mario Arturo
Anthony, Carol
Bedia, José
Blaine, Michael
Blazer, Wendy
Brito, María Cristina
Cano, Margarita
Cano, Pablo
Carulla, Ramón
Castagliola, Maria E.
Corone, Matthew
Couper, James M.
Cubiles, Miguel
De Monte, Claudia
Delehanty, Suzanne
Demi
Duval-Carrié, Edouard
Eisenstaedt, Alfred
Fernández, Agustín
Frohnmayer, John
García, Fernando A.
Gelfman, Lynn Golub
Gillman, Barbara Seitlin
González, Juan
Gottlieb-Roberts, Marilyn Patricia
Gutierrez, M. (Marta)
Henderson, Shirley
Jones, Pat
Juarez, Roberto
Kardin, Janet
Kuitca, Guillermo
Lanza, Bianca
Leibovitz, Annie
Marisol
Morgan, Andrew Wesley
Muñoz, Celia Alvarez
Orr-Cahall, Christina
Paik, Nam June
Paparelli, Janet
Pellon, Gina
Riverón, Enrique
Riverón, Noella
Rodríguez, Arturo
Rodríguez, Vivian
Rojo, Damian
Rubell, Jason
Rubio, Lydia
Salinas, Baruj
Sanchez, Emilio
Schaaf, William
Scharf, Kenny
Scull, Haydee
Scull, Sahara
Shapiro, Joel
Slobodkina, Esphyr
Spitzer, David D.
Strasser, Barbara
Sullivan, G. L.
Trasobares, César
Valdez-Fauli, Dora
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.0 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:
Letters, postcards, interviews, exhibition announcements and catalogs, photographs, and miscellaneous material arising from Kohen's friendships with artists and her work as art critic for the Miami Herald.
Letters, 1978-1995, are mostly concerning exhibitions and openings, as well as responses to Kohen's reviews of art shows in the Miami Herald, with the majority of the letters from Carol Anthony, Marilyn Gottlieb-Roberts and Esphyr Slobodkina (as well as one letter from Kohen to Slobodkina); among the others are Michael Blaine, Pablo Cano, Maria Castagliola, James M. Couper, Miguel Cubiles, Claudia DeMonte, Fernando Garcia, Shirley Henderson, Andrew Morgan, Celia Alvarez Muñoz, Noella and Enrique Riverón, Arturo Rodriguez, Damian Rojo, Lydia Rubio, Emilio Sanchez, Bill Schaaf, G.L. Sullivan, and César Trasobares.
Interviews, 1986-1995, are with 74 artists, many of them Latino, primarily Cuban and Haitian, photographers, arts administrators, dealers, collectors, and others (on 82 microcassettes), among them Jane Alexander, Carlos Alfonso, Mario Algaze, José Bedia, Wendy Blazer, María Brito, Margarita Cano, Edouard Duval-Carrié, Ramon Carulla, Matthew Corone, Suzanne Delehanty, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Agustin Fernández, John Frohnmayer, Lynn Golub Gelfman, Barbara Gillman, Juan Gonzalez, Marta Gutierrez, Pat Jones, Roberto Juarez, Janet Kardin, Guillermo Kuitca, Bianca Lanza, Annie Leibovitz, Marisol, Celia Muñoz, Cristina Orr-Cahall, Nam June Paik, Janet Paparelli, Gina Pellon, Demi and Arturo Rodriguez, Vivian Rodriguez, Lydia Rubio, Jason Rubell, Baruj Salinas, Kenny Scharf, Haydée and Sahara Scull, Joel Shapiro, David Spitzer, Barbara Strasser, Dora Valdez-Fauli, and others.
Photographs, b&w, were taken 1980-1989 of Marilyn Gottlieb-Roberts' and a scene from her performance piece "Southeast Portrait."
Citation:
Helen L. Kohen papers, 1978-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Copyrights retained by the interviewees.
Biography Note:
Art critic, writer; Miami, Fla.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Helen L. Kohen.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art critics
Artists
Artists
Artists
Cuban American artists
Cuban American artists
Cuban American artists
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Sound recordings
Women art critics
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5418
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216314
AAA_collcode_kohehele
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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