Gladys Kashdin papers, [ca.1948-1974]

Kashdin, Gladys Shafran, b. 1921
Active in Temple Terrace, Fla.

Collection size: 1.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Research material, including; 12 slides of Adolph Gottlieb and his work; research files containing notes and printed material on James Brooks, Robert Motherwell, Philip Guston, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Conrad Marca-Relli, H. Harvard Arnason, Willem de Kooning, and abstract-expressionism; tape-recorded interviews with James Brooks, Robert Motherwell, Philip Guston, Adolph Gottlieb, and Conrad Marca-Relli; a microfilmed dissertation, "Abstract-Expressionist Painting in America: An Interpretation Based on the Work and Thought of Six Key Figures," by William Chapin Seitz.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian, painter and educator; Temple Terrace, Fla. Author of: "Abstract expressionism+ an analysis of the movement based primarily upon interviews with seven participating artists" and "A comparison of nineteenth and twentieth century attitudes toward material."

Gift of Gladys Kashdin, November 9, 1981 and February 25, 1982.

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