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Alfred D. Crimi papers, 1930-1987

Alfred D. Crimi papers, 1930-1987

Crimi, Alfred D., 1900-

Writer, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 4.8 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence with the Italian Embassy, 1974-1977; minutes of Art Commission of the City of New York, 1958-1981; sketchbooks, and sketches; paintings by Crimi for his book, THE ART OF MULTI-DIMENSIONAL PAINTING; sketches by Soriano; books by Crimi; exhibition catalogs; scrapbooks, clippings and other printed material; and photographs of Crimi in his studio, and of his paintings.

ADDITION: Photocopy of a typescript of Crimi's autobiography (242 p.); correspondence; lectures and other writings; files on organizations, including the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Allied Artists Association, Salmagundi Club, and on other subjects; photographs; 70 lantern slides of murals; an album of slides and transparencies; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer; New York, N.Y. Born Alfredo diGiorgio Crimi in Sicily, Italy.


Donated by Alfred Crimi, 1977-1987.

Related Materials

Alfred D. Crimi papers also at Syracuse University.

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How to Cite This Collection

Alfred D. Crimi papers, 1930-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.