Sacha Kolin photograph album and scrapbooks, 1934-1966

Kolin, Sacha, b. 1911 d. 1981
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 6 v. (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: An album containing photographs of an unidentified gallery opening; and 5 scrapbooks containing letters, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and photographs, 1934-1966.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sacha Kolin (1911-1981) was a painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y. Kolin was born in Paris, France in 1911. She grew up in Vienna, Austria, attending the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule (1930) and the Academy of Fine Arts (1931-32). In 1933 she moved to Paris, and studied with Naoum Aronson (himself a stone carver for Auguste Rodin). In 1935, she became the youngest full member of the Nationale Societe des Beaux Arts. In December 1936, she immigrated to New York and participated in many one-person and group exhibitions. She was the recipient in 1973 of a Mark Rothko Foundation grant award.

Lent for microfilming by the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1990.

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