Mercer Arts Center (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
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1.8 linear feet
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The papers of New York sculptor, painter, educator, and video artist, Benedict Tatti (1917-1993) measure 1.8 linear feet and date from 1936-2011, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1945-1993. Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, project files, subject files, exhibition files, writings, notes, and lists, printed materials, and photographs. Exhibition files and printed material, such as catalogues and checklists, provide an overview of Tatti's activities as a sculptor and video artist. Also, photographs of artwork are a rich source of provenance-related information on Tatti's sculptures.
Benedict Tatti papers, 1936-2011, bulk 1945-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Benedict Tatti (1917-1993) was a sculptor, video artist, and teacher in New York, N.Y.
Donated 2010 by Adele Tatti, Benedict Tatti's widow.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001