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Lewis, Golda  Search this
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.1 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 3 series. Series 1: Personal and Professional Files, 1960-2004 (Box 1; 0.8 linear feet) Series 2: Printed Material, 1960s-2003 (Box 1-2, OV 3; 0.7 linear feet) Series 3: Photographs, 1950-2003 (Box 2, OV 3; 0.6 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.
Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The papers of Golda Lewis measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1950-2004. The records document Lewis's career through personal and professional files, some sound and video recordings, printed material, and photographs.
Golda Lewis papers, 1950-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Golda Lewis (1915-2005) was an assemblage artist, papermaker, and painter active in New York City. She was taught painting by Hans Hofmann and Jack Tworkov, sculpture by Robert Laurent, and papermaking by Douglas Howell. Lewis's first group show was in 1957 at the National Gallery of Fine Art in Washington, D.C., and her first one woman exhibition was at the Balin-Traube Gallery in New York in 1963. Subsequent solo shows included exhibitions at Alonzo Gallery, the University of Wisconsin, and Court Gallery in Denmark. Lewis also participated in group shows at the Museum of Modern Art, University of Missouri, Southampton College, Florida Atlantic University, and the San Francisco Museum of Art. Her work can be found at Gallery K in Washington, D.C., Foundations of Paper History in Holland, the British Paper Museum in London, the Canadian Paper Museum in Montreal, and other public and private collections in North America and Europe.
Language Note:
English .
The collection was donated in 2006 by Golda Lewis via Judy Michael, executor of Lewis's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Papermaking  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art