Stanley Twardowicz papers, 1942-2009, bulk, 1942-1981

Twardowicz, Stanley, b. 1917 d. 2008
Painter, Photographer
Active in Huntington, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.1 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of painter and photographer Stanley Twardowicz measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1942-2009, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1942-1981. The papers contain biographical material, scrapbooks, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, and audio and video recordings regarding the career of Stanley Twardowicz as a painter and photographer.

Biographical/Historical Note: Stanley Twardowicz (1917-2008) was a painter and photographer in Huntington, N.Y. Twardowicz associated with the Beat Generation writers and 1950s Abstract Expressionist movement. His widow, Lillian Dodson, is a ceramicist.

Donated 2010 by Lillian Dodson, Twardowicz's widow.

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The Archives of American Art contain the Dwan Gallery records, which document exhibitions in which Twardowicz participated. Also at the Archives of American Art are the Kenneth Noland papers in relation to David Smith, which contain seven snapshots of Noland, Smith and Jules Olitski taken by Twardowicz at Noland's home in 1964.