Ethel Fisher papers, circa 1940-2014

Fisher, Ethel, b. 1923
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 9.9 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical information; personal and professional correspondence; exhibition, project, and lecture files; works of art; photographs; audio visual material; and printed material relating to the career of painter Ethel Fisher.

Biographical information includes address and appointment books, trip diaries, a resume, and an interview transcript with Fisher. Personal and professional correspondence is with Fisher's daughter, Sandra Fisher Kitaj, Rafael Fernandez, Keith Coleborn, Will Barnet, Theodore Stamos, Henry Pearson, Paul Thek, and others. Exhibition, project, and lecture files are grouped by decade. Works of art include sketchbooks and work on paper. Photographs, slides, and two DVDs are of works of art. Audio visual material includes a VHS and Betamax video of an NBC-TV film, "Family Ties," featuring Fisher's work and an interview on cassette with Fisher. Printed material includes catalogs, books, magazines, journals and newspaper featuring Fisher and others.

Biographical/Historical Note: Ethel Fisher (1923- ) was a painter in New York, New York and Los Angeles, California.

Donated 1997 and 2015 by Ethel Fisher.

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