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Paul Suttman papers, 1947-1998

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Creator:
Suttman, Paul, 1933-1993
Subject:
American Academy in Rome
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9.6 linear ft.
8 rolled docs.
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:
Biographical material, correspondence, subject and teaching files, photographs, works of art, financial records, motion picture film and video recordings, and printed material concerning Suttman and his career as a sculptor and educator.
Biographical material includes address books, resumes, diplomas, awards, academic records, health records, obitutaries for Paul Suttman and a guest book from his funeral, 1993. Correspondence is with dealers, galleries and artists. Included are one illustrated letter from Mimi Gross and Red Grooms to Elisse and Paul Suttman and Edward C. Flood, ca. 1968 and one illustrated letter from Mimi Gross and Red Grooms to Elisse and Paul Suttman, Sept. 19, 1971. Subject and teaching files concern Cranbrook Academy of Art, the University of Michigan, Italy (1962-1965), the American Academy in Rome (1965-1968), Roswell, Rome and Pieve (1970-1975), University of New Mexico (1975-1979), Texas A & M, Columbia University.
Photographs are of Suttman as well as slides of works of art. Works of art include studies, sketches and sketcbhooks. Financial material includes expense and income records. Motion picture and videos consist of 3 reels of 16mm film of Paul Suttman, 1960's, and 1 VHS copy of the 16mm; 1 VHS tape of an exhibition and the Suttman house and studio; and 1 VHS biography of Suttman composed by his son Mark Bertin, 1993-1995. Printed material includes press books, 1958-1995, exhibition catalogs, brochures and newspaper clippings. Also found are material regarding the Paul Suttman memorial fund, memorial projects, and the Paul Suttman catalog raisonné, organized by Virginia Bush Suttman.
Citation:
Paul Suttman papers, 1947-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor and educator. b. 1933; d. 1993 Suttman studied at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, The American Academy in Rome.
Provenance:
Donated 2005 by Virginia Bush Suttman, Suttman's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Illustrated letters
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs
Sculptors
Sketchbooks
Slides (photographs)
Video recordings
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11174
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)255249
AAA_collcode_suttpaul
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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