Kenneth Noland papers relating to David Smith, [ca. 1952-1984]

Noland, Kenneth, b. 1924 d. 2010
Painter, Educator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, printed material, photographs and an audio cassette relating to the sculptor David Smith and his works.

Letters from and about Smith; Smith's funeral bill; 7 snapshots taken by Stanley Twardowicz at the Noland home in 1964 of Noland, Smith and Jules Olitski; negatives of unidentified people; photographs and negatives of work by Smith; and clippings. Also included is a recorded interview with Leon Pratt, Smith's assistant (interviewer unidentified), 1960s.

Biographical/Historical Note: Kenneth Noland (1924-2010) was a painter, educator in South Salem, New York, and friend of David Smith.

Donated 1988 by Kenneth Noland.

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