The collection is arranged as six series. Series 1: Diary Entries, 1982 (box 1; 1 folder) Series 2: Letters Received, 1979-1996, undated (box 1; 21 folders) Series 3: Financial Papers, 1993-1994 (box 1; 1 folder) Series 4: Printed Material, 1976-1992, undated (box 1; 2 folders) Series 5: Photographs, 1971-1992, undated (box 1; 3 folders) Series 6: Miscellany, 1992 (box 1; 1 folder)
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The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
The Baruj Salinas papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection documents the artist's prolific painting career and his friendships and professional relationships with a variety of contemporary artist in the U.S. and Europe. The papers of Baruj Salinas are an important addition to the documentation of Cuban-American art and artists.
Baruj Salinas papers, 1971-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Born in Havana, painter Baruj Salinas' (b. 1938) career began in the field of architecture. He graduated from the University of Ohio with an architectural degree and left Cuba permanently in 1959. Salinas settled in Miami and later moved to Barcelona where he studied alongside artists Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies.
The records are in English and Spanish.
Baruj Salinas donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1997.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001