Si Lewen photograph albums, 1962-1964

Lewen, Si, b. 1918
Painter, Collagist
Active in New York, N.Y.; New Paltz, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (4 v. on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Three photograph albums of Lewen's paintings and collages exhibited at The Museum of the George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tenn. (1962); The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, N.Y. (1963); and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (1964). An album entitled "A Journey" contains photographs of 72 drawings (1964).

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and collagist, New Paltz, New York. Born in Lublin, Poland in 1918. Studed with Klaus Richter in Berlin, at the Ecole Vaucanson in Grenoble, France, at the National Academy of Art and Design and the Art Students League in New York, N. Y. Works in a style of serial progression.

Donated 1962-1965 by Si Lewen.

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