Cohen, Jean, b. 1927 d. 2013
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 0.8 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, personal business records, photographs, and printed material relating to Jean Cohen's career as a painter.
Biographical material includes family and genealogical documentation and an address book. Correspondence is with artists including Lois Dodd, Jack Micheline, and others. Personal business records include teaching contracts.
Photographs are of Cohen, Alex Katz, colleagues, family members, exhibition installations, and institutions Cohen was involved with including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, among others. Printed material includes exhibtion catalogs and announcements and a scrapbook annotated by Jack Micheline.
Biographical/Historical Note: Jean Cohen (1927- ) is a painter in New York. She was married to artist Alex Katz.
Donated 2013 by Philip Douglas Heilman, Cohen's dealer.