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Alexander Liberman papers, circa 1912-2003

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Creator:
Liberman, Alexander Semeonovitch, 1912-1999
Subject:
Dalí, Salvador
Kline, Franz
Frankenthaler, Helen
De Kooning, Willem
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Picasso, Pablo
Dietrich, Marlene
Barr, Alfred H.
Newton, Helmut
Vreeland, Diana
Klein, William
Chernow, Burt
Steichen, Edward
Ritts, Herb
Snowdon, Antony Armstrong-Jones
Parks, Gordon
Vogel, Lucien
Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy
Emmerich, Andre
Penn, Irving
Newman, Barnett
Hopps, Walter
Parsons, Betty
Namuth, Hans
Greenberg, Clement
Cartier-Bresson, Henri
Mulas, Ugo
Leibovitz, Annie
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
André Emmerich Gallery
Bennington College
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
59.0 linear feet
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:
The papers of sculptor, painter, and publishing executive Alexander Semeonovitch Liberman date from circa 1913-2003 and measure 59 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, galleries, museums, and many artists; numerous recorded interviews and transcripts with and by Liberman, including one of Walter Hopps; writings and writing project files; extensive subject files maintained by Liberman; exhibition files; printed materials; scattered drawings; and extensive photographs of Liberman's artwork, exhibitions, Liberman, and of Liberman with notable artists, dealers, collectors, and critics. Many of the photographs were taken by noted photograhers. Also found within the papers are unidentified sound and video recordings. Other sound and video recordings have been integrated into other series.
Citation:
Alexander Liberman papers, circa 1912-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Collections Care Pool Fund.
Related Materials:
Related collections found at the Archives of American Art include the Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman and numerous collections of gallery records.
Biography Note:
Alexander Semeonovitch Liberman (1912-1999) was a sculptor, painter, photographer, graphic designer, writer, and publishing executive who worked primarily in New York City.
Provenance:
The Alexander Liberman papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Liberman Art Partners in 2010 via Dodie Kazanjian.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sound recordings
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Fashion photography
Sculptors
Photographers
Graphic designers
Painters
Drawings
Transcripts
Interviews
Photographs
Drafts (documents)
Publishers
Photography
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15871
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)295430
AAA_collcode_libealex
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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