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Ad Reinhardt postcards to Katherine Scrivener, 1951 Apr. 16

Scrivener, Katherine


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Three postcards from Reinhardt to Katherine Scrivener of words Reinhardt chooses to describe art and words he does not like to use in describing art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Scrivener was an acquaintance of New York painter Ad Reinhardt. They met while attending Columbia University.


Donated 1969 by Katherine Scrivener.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel N69/23 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Ad Reinhardt postcards to Katherine Scrivener, 1951 Apr. 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.