New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 9.0 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, financial material, sound recordings and transcripts, and printed material relating to Slivka's work as an editor and author. Biographical material includes awards and certificates. Correspondence is with Stanley William and Helen Hayter, Mary McChesney, Sam Dorsky, June Wayne, Philip Pavia and Natalie Edgar, Matsumi Kanemitsu, Peter Blanc, William Anthony, Myron (Mike) Nevelson, and Willem de Kooning. Writings include working drafts, galley proofs and typescripts for "Craft Horizons" and "Peter Volkos: The Dynamics of Destruction" by Slivka and artist's statements. Photographs are of artists, works of art, and art conferences. Financial material relates to Slivka's position as editor of Craft Horizons. Sound recordings include an interview of artist David Slivka by Doris C. Freedman for the WNYC program Artists in the City, a tape recorded panel discussion with crafts editors and transcripts of other interviews. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs and announcements, some inscribed by artists, press releases, annual reports, newspaper clippings, newsletters and magazines, brochures, and conference agendas regarding craft artists.
Biographical/Historical Note: Rose Slivka (1919-2004) was a consultant, writer, and editor of Craft Horizons magazine and editor and founder of Craft International and was from New York, N.Y.
Donated 1982-1983 by Rose Slivka and in 2008 by Charlotte Slivka, Rose Slivka's daughter.
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