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Kolin, Sacha, 1911-1981  Search this
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.2 Linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Papers of sculptor and painter Sacha Kolin date ca. 1950-1980, and include: ca. 250 photographs and snapshots; 24 boxes of color slides; photographic negatives; 9 reels of compiled Super 8mm film transferred to 2 VHS videos and 2 betacam masters showing Kolin, her work, installations, outdoor sculpture and outdoor scenes; photocopies of papers from Julian Kolin; copies of correspondence and appraisals; ten sketchbooks; an address book; exhibition announcements, 1980; and catalogs from her retrospective exhibition at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, N.Y..
Sacha Kolin papers, ca. 1950-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the preservation and transfer of motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor; New York, N.Y. Kolin was born in Paris, France in 1911. She grew up in Vienna, Austria, attending the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule (1930) and the Academy of Fine Arts (1931-32). In 1933 she moved to Paris, and studied with Naoum Aronson (a stone carver for Auguste Rodin). In 1935 she became the youngest full member of the Nationale Societe des Beaux Arts. In December 1936 she immigrated to New York and participated in many one-person and group exhibitions. She was the recipient in 1973 of a Mark Rothko Foundation grant award.
Donated 2000 by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- France -- Paris  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art