Stanley Twardowicz papers, 1942-2009, bulk, 1942-1981
Twardowicz, Stanley, 1917-2008
Verzyl, Kim Greer
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Whitney Museum of American Art
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Contemporary Arts (Gallery)
Ohio State Fair
Place of publication, production, or execution:
1.1 linear feet
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The papers of painter and photographer Stanley Twardowicz measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1942-2009, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1942-1981. The papers contain biographical material, scrapbooks, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, and audio and video recordings regarding the career of Stanley Twardowicz as a painter and photographer.
Stanley Twardowicz papers, 1942-2009, bulk, 1942-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The donor, Lilian Dodson, has retained copyright to materials created by Twardowicz. AAA has been given a non-exclusive license to reproduce and display.
The Archives of American Art contain the Dwan Gallery records, which document exhibitions in which Twardowicz participated. Also at the Archives of American Art are the Kenneth Noland papers in relation to David Smith, which contain seven snapshots of Noland, Smith and Jules Olitski taken by Twardowicz at Noland's home in 1964.
Stanley Twardowicz (1917-2008) was a painter and photographer in Huntington, N.Y. Twardowicz associated with the Beat Generation writers and 1950s Abstract Expressionist movement. His widow, Lillian Dodson, is a ceramicist.
Donated 2010 by Lillian Dodson, Twardowicz's widow.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001