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Dodie Kazanjian papers

Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Extent:
14.1 Linear feet
0.546 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1949-2017
bulk 1980-2017
Summary:
The papers of writer and art critic Dodie Kazanjian measure 14.1 linear feet and 0.546 GB, and date from 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017. The collection is comprised of writings, interviews, and research material related to Kazanjian's career as an art writer for Vogue and House and Garden magazines. Included are manuscripts, correspondence, notes, printed material, photographs of artwork, and interviews with various artists and art world figures. The interviews were conducted by Kazanjian as part of her research process and were recorded on over 230 sound cassettes found in the collection. Many of the interviews are also transcribed. A small amount of born-digital material includes images of artworks and artists and audio recordings of interviews.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of writer and art critic Dodie Kazanjian measure 14.1 linear feet and 0.546 GB, and date from 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017. The collection is comprised of writings, interviews, and research material related to Kazanjian's career as an art writer for Vogue and House and Garden magazines. Included are manuscripts, correspondence, notes, printed material, photographs of artwork, and interviews with various artists and art world figures. The interviews were conducted by Kazanjian as part of her research process and were recorded on over 230 sound cassettes found in the collection. Many of the interviews are also transcribed. A small amount of born-digital material includes images of artworks and artists and audio recordings of interviews.
Arrangement:
Due to the content of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Series 1: Writing Project Files and Interviews, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017 (Boxes 1-14, OVs 15-16, RD 17, 14.1 linear feet; ER01-ER05, 0.546 GB)
Biographical / Historical:
Kazanjian is a writer and art critic in New York City. She is a contributing editor to Vogue magazine and director of Gallery Met at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. She is married to Calvin Tomkins, long-time critic for The New Yorker.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research material on Alexander Liberman.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Dodie Kazanjian, 2001-2017.
Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
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.
Occupation:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kazadodi2
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Archives of American Art
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Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman

Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Tomkins, Calvin, 1925-  Search this
Names:
Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999  Search this
Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999 -- Interviews  Search this
Extent:
7.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1927-1999
Summary:
The Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman measures 7.8 linear feet and date from 1927-1999. The collection contains sound recordings of interviews, interview transcripts, correspondence, biographical material, clippings, and some photographs. The papers and recordings were predominantly compiled during Kazanjian and Tomkin's preparation for their book, Alex: The Life of Alexander Liberman (1993).
Scope and Contents:
The Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman measures 7.8 linear feet and contains sound recordings of interviews, interview transcripts, correspondence, biographical material, clippings, and some photographs.

The interviews include cassette tapes and transcripts documenting Alexander Liberman's professional and personal life. A portion of the interviews are with Liberman himself, but a majority of the interviewees are Liberman's contemporaries and peers including artists, publishers, personal friends, and art collectors. The collection's research files contain school records, articles and clippings, legal documents, and correspondence. Kazanjian's and Tomkins's notes and annotations are found dispersed throughout the research files. This collection also contains drafts and an edited manuscript of the book, Alex: The Life of Alexander Liberman.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 3 series

Series 1: Interviews and Transcripts, 1987-1994 (5.1 linear feet; Boxes 1-15)

Series 2: Research Files, 1927-1999 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 15-16)

Series 3: -- Alex: The Life of Alexander Liberman -- , circa 1988-1992 (7 folders; Boxes 16-17)
Biographical / Historical:
Alex: The Life of Alexander Liberman (Knopf, 1993) was written by Dodie Kazanjian and her husband Calvin Tomkins. Kazanjian and Tomkins are both authors and art critics in New York, New York. Alexander Liberman (1912-1999) was Editorial Director for Conde Nast for 51 years as well as an accomplished artist.

Kazanjian was born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1952. She received her undergraduate degree from Salve Regina College in 1974, and subsequently worked a number of writing and editing jobs with the Washington Post, Washington Starr, House and Garden, Vogue, and The New Yorker. She has authored five books, held the position of communications director for the National Endowment for the Arts, and is currently the Director of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera. Tomkins is a writer and art critic who was born in Orange, New Jersey in 1925. He graduated from Princeton University in 1948, and went on to work as a journalist for Radio Free Europe and then Newsweek. Tomkins joined the staff of The New Yorker in 1960.

Alexander Liberman (1912-1999) was a Russian-American magazine executive, writer, painter, photographer, and sculptor. Liberman was born in 1912 in Kiev Russia. He was educated in London and the École des Beaux Art in Paris. While in France he was introduction to a career in publication working at Vu magazine owned by Lucien Vogel. After emigrating to New York in 1941, Liberman began working at Conde Nast Publications. For the next twenty years Liberman held multiple positions with Conde Nast's publication Vogue. Liberman was named Conde Nast's editorial director in 1964, a position he held until 1992. In addition to Liberman's career as an editor with Conde Nast, he wrote The Artist in His Studio (1960) and Marlene: An Intimate Photographic Memoir (1992), and has paintings and sculptures featured in museums and public sites worldwide.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art houses two other collections that may be of use to researchers interested in either Alexander Liberman or Dodie Kazanjian. The collections are the Alexander Liberman papers, 1912-2003, and the Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1999 by Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins.
Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information. Access, with permission, to original papers and audiovisual material requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman, circa 1927-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kazadodi
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Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Writing Project Files and Interviews

Collection Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Extent:
14.1 Linear feet (Boxes 1-14, OVs 15-16, and RD 17)
0.546 Gigabytes (ER01-ER05)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
1949-2017
bulk 1980-2017
Scope and Contents:
The papers of writer and art critic Dodie Kazanjian measure 14.1 linear feet and 0.546 GB, and date from 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017. The collection is comprised of writings, interviews, and research material related to Kazanjian's career as an art writer for Vogue and House and Garden magazines. Included are manuscripts, correspondence, notes, printed material, photographs of artwork, and interviews with various artists and art world figures. The interviews were conducted by Kazanjian as part of her research process and were recorded on over 230 sound cassettes found in the collection. Many of the interviews are also transcribed. A small amount of born-digital material includes images of artworks and artists and audio recordings of interviews.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kazadodi2, Series 1
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Greenberg, Clement

Collection Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1989
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dodie Kazanjian papers
Dodie Kazanjian papers / Series 1: Writing Project Files and Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kazadodi2-ref100

Newman, Annalee

Collection Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949-1991
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dodie Kazanjian papers
Dodie Kazanjian papers / Series 1: Writing Project Files and Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kazadodi2-ref155

Paley, William S.

Collection Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1991
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dodie Kazanjian papers
Dodie Kazanjian papers / Series 1: Writing Project Files and Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kazadodi2-ref164

Smith, Jane, Kiki, and Seton

Collection Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1994
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dodie Kazanjian papers
Dodie Kazanjian papers / Series 1: Writing Project Files and Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kazadodi2-ref201

Zimmerman, Elyn

Collection Creator:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1990
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Access, with permission, to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing, with permission, born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dodie Kazanjian papers
Dodie Kazanjian papers / Series 1: Writing Project Files and Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kazadodi2-ref233

Icons : the absolutes of style / Dodie Kazanjian

Author:
Kazanjian, Dodie 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
155 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Fashion--History  Search this
Costume--History  Search this
Dress accessories--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_746079

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