The collection is arranged as 10 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1964-2008 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 1, 36, OV42) Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1955-2008 (8.5 linear Feet; Boxes 1-10, OVs 42-43, 0.168 GB; ER01) Series 3: Interviews and Transcripts, 1957-2003 (0.5 linear Feet; Box 10) Series 4: Writing Projects and Lectures, circa 1945-2008 (2.5 linear Feet; Boxes 10-13, 37-38, 8.26 GB: ER02-ER13) Series 5: Personal Business Records, 1955-2007 (1 linear Feet; Boxes 13-14, 3.77 GB: ER14-ER15) Series 6: Printed Materials, 1946-2008 (3.0 linear Feet; Boxes 14-21, 36, OVs 42-43) Series 7: Scrapbooks, circa 1953-1970s (0.4 linear Feet; Box 22) Series 8: Artwork, undated, 1967-2004 (0.2 linear Feet; Box 22, OV 42) Series 9: Photographs and Moving Images, 1940s-2008 (3.3 linear Feet; Boxes 22, 37, 39-41, 4.18 GB; ER16-ER18) Series 10: Philip Pearlstein Draws the Artist's Model, Documentary Production Material, 1983-1991 (8.5 linear Feet; Boxes 23-30, SAV 31-35)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
The papers of New York artist Philip Pearlstein measure 31.8 linear feet and 16.68 GB and date from circa 1940 to 2008. The collection is comprised of biographical material, correspondence, interviews and transcripts, writing projects and lectures, personal business records, printed material, three scrapbooks, photographs and moving images, documentary production material, digital records, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film that documents Pearlstein's career as a painter and educator.
Philip Pearlstein papers, circa 1940-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Audio visual material "Philip Pearlstein Draws the Artists' Model": Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposese of publication requires written permission from Pearlstein or his heirs. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Philip Pearlstein conducted by Paul Cumming, June 8 to August 10, 1972.
Philip Pearlstein (1924- ) is a painter and educator based in New York, N.Y.
The papers were donated in multiple installments by Philip Pearlstein from 1975 to 2009.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001