Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The papers of painter and eduator Jean Cohen measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1935-2012. The collection consists of limited biographical material, a small amount of printed material, photographs of family and friends including Cohen's former husband, painter, Alex Katz, and a long correspondence with painter, Lois Dodd.
Jean Cohen papers, 1935-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Jean Cohen (1927-2013), an abstract painter, studied and worked in the New York area and was involved with the 1950s avant garde art scene.
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2013 by Philip Douglas Heilman of Philip Douglas Fine Art, Cohen's dealer.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001