Leslie Judd Ahlander papers, 1945-1985

Ahlander, Leslie Judd
Art critic, Curator
Active in Washington, D.C.; Sarasota, Fla.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence regarding exhibitions at the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1973-1974, and Ahlander's efforts to build a collection of Latin American art; material relating to the Washington Color School, including a typescript of a statement by Howard Mehring, press releases, clippings, catalogs, an annotated checklist of Morris Louis's second one-man show and other printed material mostly written by Ahlander; correspondence, photographs, copies of lectures and articles relating to Ahlander's position at the Pan American Union, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, as art critic for the Washington Post, and as free-lance writer.

Biographical/Historical Note: Curator, art critic.

Donated 1979 and 1986 by Leslie Judd Ahlander.

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