Hermine Benhaim papers, 1945-1966

Benhaim, Hermine
Art historian
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 7 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Benhaim's paper on Howard Putzel, "Howard Putzel and the Beginnings of Abstract Expressionism," written for a Modern Art Seminar at New York University. Also included are letters to Benhaim, 1966, about Putzel from Joseph Allen, Peggy Guggenheim, Kenneth MacPherson and Gordon Onslow-Ford; and a typescript and a clipping of reviews of the exhibition "A Problem for Critics," 1945, organized by Putzel.

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

Donated 1972 by Hermine Benhaim.

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