Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014

Antonakos, Stephen, b. 1926
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 27.6 linear feet

Collection Summary: Project and subject files, biographical material, photographs, printed material and an art parcel.

A majority of the collection consists of Antonakos' project and subject files arranged by year, and document Antonakos' Package Projects, exhibitions, commissioned installations, and individual art objects and contain catalogs, drawings, letters, writings, photographs, and assorted printed material. Biographical material includes bibliographies, and artists' statements. Photographs are of Antonakos and works of art. Printed mateial includes posters by Antonakos for various exhibitions and projects, books, and group show catalogs that contain extended entries about Antonakos.

The art parcel, which remained unopened until after Antonakos' death, was a wrapped package containing a note and 35 mm microfilm of a sketchbook kept by Antonakos relating to his neon projects.

Biographical/Historical Note: Stephen Antonakos (1926-2013) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y.

Donated 1975 and 1981 by Stephen B. Antonakos and in 2014 by Naomi Antonakos, Stephen Antonakos' widow.

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