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Ada Katz papers, 1974-1977

Katz, Ada, 1928-

Artists' model


Collection Information

Size: 10 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Typescripts of eight interviews by Katz, 1974-75, which she edited into monologue form. Interviewed are artists who were active in the cooperative art galleries on New York City's Tenth street in the early and middle 1950's. Included are Ronald Bladen, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Al Held, Alex Katz, William King, Phillip Pearlstein, and George Sugarman. Also included are an introduction by Ada Katz, and 29 pages from her diary, 1976-1977.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wife of painter Alex Katz.


Donated 1980 by Ada Katz.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2814 available 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

Ada Katz papers, 1974-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.