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Ilse Getz papers, 1928-1999

Getz, Ilse, 1917-1992
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.4 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.
Correspondence; exhibition files; price lists; art work, including illustrated journals; printed material, including clippings, reviews, articles, and press releases; and slides and photographs of artists and works of art. Correspondence includes letters from Kenneth Armitage, Robert Cottingham, Piero Dorazio, Paul Jenkins, Pierre Restany, Judith Rothschild, Theodoros Stamos, and Robert Venturi.
Ilse Getz papers, 1928-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; collagist; New York City and Newtown, Conn. Ilse Getz (1917-1992) was born in Nuremberg, Germany and immigrated to the U.S. in 1933. She studied at the Art Students League with George Grosz and Morris Kantor and at the Ozenfant School. Getz was a collage and construction artist active from the 1950s through the 1980. She exhibited at several galleries in New York City including the Bertha Schaefer Gallery and Rosenberg Gallery.
Donated 2001 by Patricia Getz-Gentle, the daughter of Ilse Getz.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women painters
Works of art
Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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