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Aleksandra Kasuba papers, c. 1900-2019, bulk 1960-2000

Kasuba, Aleksandra, 1923-2019

Sculptor, Environmental artist

Collection Information

Size: 12.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor and environmental artist Aleksandra Kasuba measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1938-2019, with the bulk of the material from 1960-2000. The collection documents Kasuba's career through biographical material, correspondence, interviews, lectures and writings, extensive project files, printed material, a scrapbook, artwork, photographs, and motion picture film. There is a 6.0 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2018 and 2019 that includes writings, project files, printed material biographical material, photographs and negatives of works of art, posthumous writings about Kasuba, and 37 diaries written by Kasuba between the years 1938-2012. Some writings, artwork and projects can also be found on CDs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Aleksandra Kasuba (1923-2019), was a Lithuanian-born sculptor, best known for her innovative architectural environments. She lived in New York and New Mexico.

Provenance

Donated 2013 and 2018 by Aleksandra Kasuba and in 2019 by Guoda M. Burr, Kasuba's daughter.