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Benjamin, Karl, 1925-  Search this
Hammersley, Frederick  Search this
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Physical Description:
13 Items
Due to the small size of the collection, the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of painter and educator Karl Benjamin consist of thirteen items dating from 1958-1980 and include correspondence and clippings relating to Benjamin's career as a painter and teacher, and one photograph.
Karl Benjamin papers, 1958-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection was digitized in 2021 and is available on the Archives of American Art website.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Karl Benjamin (1925- 2012) was a painter and educator in Claremont, California, known for his Hard Edge geometric and vibrantly colored abstract paintings.
Language Note:
English .
Donated 1980 by Karl Benjamin.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Karl Benjamin in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2021, and total 30 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Hard-edge  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art