Helen Frankenthaler and Robert Motherwell material about David Smith, 1953-1965

Frankenthaler, Helen, b. 1928 d. 2011
Active in New York, N.Y.; Provincetown, Mass.

Motherwell, Robert Burns, b. 1915 d. 1991
Painter, Printmaker, Draftsman (artist)
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 96 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters from Smith to Frankenthaler and Motherwell; 6 sketchbooks with notes; personal photographs and photographs of Smith's work; a lecture by Smith; and ephemera.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painters; New York, N.Y. Frankenthaler and Motherwell were married, and subsequently divorced. Were good friends of sculptor, David Smith.

Lent for microfilming 1966 by Frankenthaler and Motherwell.

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