Writings include 3 essays by Slobodkina on abstract art, the autobiography Notes for a Biographer (vol. 1), the edited folio Ilya Bolotowsky, and a small notebook kept by Ilya Bolotowsky during the 1920s-30s. The folio reprints a selection of Bolotowsky's drawings and his correspondence to Slobodkina during their marriage, which are typescript and translated from Russian.
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Esphyr Slobodkina papers, circa 1925-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing of this collection was funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art