Ian Hornak papers, 1955-1991

Hornak, Ian, b. 1944 d. 2002
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.7 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, photographs, artwork, and printed material regarding Ian Hornak's career as a representational painter and his involvement with the art world. Correspondence is with friends, family, associates, and galleries including Lowell Nesbitt, Hanna Tillich, Gertrude Kasle, the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, the Fischbach Gallery, and the Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery. Photographs are of Hornak taken by Jack Mitchell and John Foote, and Hornak's friends and family, including Hanna Tillich and Virgil Thompson. Also included are slides of Hornak's works of art and photo studies for his artwork including studies for a pencil portrait of the Gertrude Kasle family. Artwork includes drawings and sketchbooks. Printed material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings featuring Hornak, exhibition announcements, and catalogs.

Donated 2007 by Ian Hornak via executor Eric Ian Spoutz.

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