Ada Katz papers, 1974-1977

Katz, Ada, b. 1928
Artists' model
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Typescripts of eight interviews by Katz, 1974-75, which she edited into monologue form. Interviewed are artists who were active in the cooperative art galleries on New York City's Tenth street in the early and middle 1950's. Included are Ronald Bladen, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Al Held, Alex Katz, William King, Phillip Pearlstein, and George Sugarman. Also included are an introduction by Ada Katz, and 29 pages from her diary, 1976-1977.

Biographical/Historical Note: Wife of painter Alex Katz.

Donated 1980 by Ada Katz.

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