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Arnold Mesches papers, 1939-2015

Mesches, Arnold, 1923-2016


Collection Information

Size: 13.6 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York City and Gainesville, Florida based painter Arnold Mesches (1923-2016) measure 13.6 linear feet and date from 1939-2015. The collection documents Mesches' politically engaged career and work process through biographical material, correspondence, writings, gallery and exhibition files, project files, subject files, teaching files, personal business records, printed material, and photographic material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arnold Mesches (1923-2016) was a painter in Los Angeles, California, New York, and Gainesville, Florida.


Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2017 by Jill Ciment, Mesches' widow.