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Works of art; writings by Plochmann; correspondence; gallery files; exhibition and art fair files; files on art organizations; project files; files regarding Plochamnn's work; a videotape; photographs; printed material; and miscellany documenting Plochmann's career as a figure and still life painter.
Included are Plochmann's notes, sketches and drawings; correspondence with friends, family and associates, including Lawrence Fleischman, Bella Fishko, Roy Rogosin, John W. Streetman III, Alfeo Faggi, Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller, Ben Shahn, and the artist's husband George Kimball Plochmann, among others; files concerning galleries including Kennedy Galleries and the Forum Gallery in New York and Art on the Square in Carbondale, Ill., consisting of correspondence, financial information and consignment forms, etc.; files on various exhibitions and art fairs, including correspondence, loan forms, entry forms and programs; files on the building of the University School art building at the Southern Illinois University; files on various art organizations, including the Woodstock Artist's Association; a portfolio regarding Plochmann's work, University Portrait, with an introduction by Blake-More Godwin and a foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller ; a VHS videotape A Charmed Vision: The Art of Carolyn Plochmann with John Streetman and Otto Wittman ; photographs of the artist, her family, and works of art; exhibition catalogues and announcements, newspaper clippings, and other printed material; and miscellany.
Carolyn Gassan Plochmann papers, 1926-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter; Carbondale, Ill.; b. 1926
Donated 2006 by Carolyn Gassan Plochmann.
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