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Ben Benn papers, 1905-1993

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2.1: Ben Benn Correspondence , 1915-1993, undated

Chronological professional and personal letters received by Ben Benn relating to exhibitions, affiliations with various artists' groups, and relationships with other artists and friends. Found are letters from Alfred Barr, Holger Cahill, Juliana Force, Sidney Geist, Kaj Klitgaard, Rowan and Irene LeCompte, Audrey McMahon, Elie and Viola Nadelman, Samuel Rosenblum, Harry Salpeter, and Hugh Stix, and various art galleries and museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Newark Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Walker Art Center Also found is correspondence from containing letters from Hudson Walker and others, relating to Benn's one-man exhibition; included are price lists of Benn's paintings.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1915-1953
1
3-43
Correspondence, 1954-1993
2
1-15
Undated Correspondence, undated
2
16-17
Loose Envelopes, 1916-1972, undated
2
18

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