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Printed material, photographs, correspondence, artists' files, artwork, and a diary entry documenting Joan Snyder's career as a painter and feminist artist.
A majority of the collection consists of press clippings, exhibition announcements, fliers, and brochures contained in eleven binders. Two additional binders contain slides of works of art by Snyder and one additional binder contains studio photographs and installation shots. Correspondence is personal and professional and is with artists and colleagues Ardele Lister, Richard Diebenkorn, Andrew and Marie Foley, Ruth Iskin, Hannah Hannah, Lucy Lippard, Ned Rifkin, Dore Ashton, and Miriam Schapiro among others. Artists' files include gallery, institutional and other organizational files with which Snyder was associated. Included are the Women's Caucus for Art, and the Douglass College/Rutgers Women Artists Series Files and others. Also included is one diary entry that serves as a sample of personal writing.
Joan Snyder papers, circa 1960-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Joan Snyder (1940- ) is a painter and feminist artist in New York, New York.
Donated 2011 and 2014 by Joan Snyder.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001