Dodie Kazanjian papers, [ca. 1980]-2008

Kazanjian, Dodie, b. 1952
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 5.1 linear feet
Addition 2.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: Research material relating to Kazanjian's career as an art writer for Vogue and House & Garden magazines. Included are manuscripts, correspondence, source books, notes, printed material, photographs of works of art, and interviews by Kazanjian with various artists and art world figures.

Among the subjects are Karole Armitage, Richard Avedon, Fiona Banner, Jennifer Bartlett, Vanessa Beecroft, Lee Bontecou, Hal Bromm, Cecily Brown, Gavin Brown, Hal Brommn, Maurizio Cattalan, Trish Collins, Sophie Calle, Leo Castelli, Gregory Crewdson, John Currin, Howard Cushing, Karin Davie, Jay DeFeo, Thomas Demand, Carroll Dunham, Nicole Eisenman, Walton Ford, Helen Frankenthaler (on Jackson Pollock), Tom Friedman, Larry Gagosian, Kate Ganz, Robert Gober, Clement Greenberg, Guerrilla Girls, Eva Hesse, Laura Hoptman, Roni Horn, Jacqueline Humphreys, Mark Innerst, Lucy Mitchell-Innes, Rei Kawkubo, Ellsworth Kelly, Jeff Koons, Annie Leibovitz, Roy Lichtenstein, Adam McEwan, Suzanne McLelland, Janet Malcolm, Sally Mann (includes photographs by Mann sent as thank you notes, containing inscriptions on the front and letters from Mann on the verso), Matthew Marks, Sophie Matisse, Sam Messer, Richard Milazzo, Robert Motherwell (recalling the 1940s), Elizabeth Murray, Annalee Newman, Tony Oursler, Laura Owens, Elizabeth Peyton, Irving Penn, Emily Rafferty, Charles Ray, Fiona Ray, Robert Rauschenberg, Pipilotti Rist, Susan Rothenberg, Susan Rowland, William Rubin (on William S. Paley), Nancy Rubins, David Salle, Jenny Saville, Peter Schlesinger, Julian Schnabel, Ivy Shapiro, Kiki Smith, Seton Smith, Athelstan Spilhaus, Doug and Mike Starn, Donald Sultan, Philip Taaffe, Sam Taylor-Wood, Daniel Terra, James Turrell, Julia Brown Turrell, Sophie von Hellerman, Kara Walker, Marcia Weisman, Arthur Sackler Wing, Jackie Winsor, Terry Winters and Elyn Zimmerman.

Forty-one audio taped interviews on casssette with Fiona Banner, Jennifer Bartlett, Vanessa Beecroft, Lori Bookstein, Maurizio Cattalan, Chuck Close, Gregory Crewdson, John Currin, Karin Davie, Tom Doyle, Tip Dunham, Rachel Feinstein, Walton Ford, Tom Friedman, Thelma Goldin (on Kara Walker), Zaha Hadid, Eva Hess (on Richard Serra), Annie Liebovitz, Janet Malcolm, Sally Mann, Sophie Matisse, Adam McEwan, Sam Messer, Dana Miller, Elizabeth Murray, Tony Oursler, Laura Owens, Elizabeth Peyton, Philippe Vergne, Pipilotti Rist, Robert Rosenblum, Dana Schutz, Sam Taylor-Wood, Sophie Von Hellerman, Charline Von Heyl, Kara Walker, Nari Ward, Sue Williams, and Ellen Zimmerman. Many of these interviews have corresponding transcripts.

ADDITION: Eighty-two audio taped interviews on cassette with Tauba Auerbach, Jeffery Deitch (on Tauba Auerbach), John Baldesarri, Kristin Baker, Kurt Kauper (on Kristin Baker), Danny Berger, Simon Thurley, Jennifer Bartlett, Tamy Ben-Tor, Rosamund Bernier, Cecily Brown, Tasmin Smith, Tom Campbell, John Chamberlain, Paul Chan, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, George Condo, Dan Walsh, Maurizio Cattalan, David Salle, Philippe de Montebello, Massimiliano Gioni, Massimiliano Gioni (on Nathalie Djarberg), Miuccia Prada (on Nathalie Djarberg), Nathalie Djarberg, Tacita Dean, Thomas Demand (on Tacita Dean), Massimiliano Gioni on Tacita Dean, Olafur Eliason, Thelma Goldin, Michael Govan and Katherine Ross, Mary Heilman, Damien Hirst, Christina Iglesias, Paul McCarthy, Sophie Mattisse, Sarah Morris, Wangechi Mutu, Irving Penn, Elizabeth Peyton, Richard Prince, Elliot Puckette, Emily Rafferty, Barnaby Furnas, Julian Schnabel, George Goldner, Dana Schutz, Cindy Sherman, Vanessa Beecroft, Rochelle Steiner, Luke Syson, Mario Testino, Kara Walker, Marianne Boesky, Bruce Weber, Sue Webster, Tim Noble and Elyn Zimmerman.

Biographical/Historical Note: Writer; New York, N.Y.

Donated 2001, 2005 and 2009 by Dodie Kazanjian.

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