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Jack Lenor Larsen papers, 1941-2003

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Creator:
Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1927-
Subject:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena
Tillich, Hanna
Wood, Beatrice
Constantine, Mildred
Mondale, Walter F.
Noguchi, Isamu
Drutt, Helen Williams
Josef Albers Foundation
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.7 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
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Summary:
The Jack Lenor Larsen papers measure 3.7 linear feet and date from 1941-2003. Larson was a renowned weaver and designer, entrepreneur, and a scholar who wrote and lectured on modernist design. His career in the New York design world is documented by biographical materials, correspondence, writings by and about him, various printed materials and photographs.
Citation:
Jack Lenor Larsen papers, 1941-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Jack Lenor Larsen (1927- ) is a designer, weaver, and writer from New York, N.Y. and East Hampton, N.Y. Founded Larsen Design Studio in New York City (1958-2004).
Provenance:
The records were donated to the Archives in 2004 by Jack Lenor Larsen in connection with the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Modernism (Art)
Photographs
Textile design
Audio cassettes
Video recordings
Weavers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11580
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248960
AAA_collcode_larsjack
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_248960
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