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Brian Kazlov papers, 1959-1991

Kazlov, Brian, 1944-1991

Art teacher, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and teacher Brian Kazlov measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1959 to 1991. Included are letters written by Kazlov and his wife Louise to his parents, Gertrude and Peter, and other relatives. In his letters he wrote about his art education, his process of painting, the books he read, his relationships, and his emotional ups and downs as an artist. Also found are a few biographical documents, exhibition catalogs, and news clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Brian Kazlov (1944-1991) was a painter and teacher in New York City and Yachats, Oregon. Kazlov received his MFA from Yale University and later taught at Western University and the University of Oregon. In 1964 he helped found the New York Studio School, and unaccredited art school in Soho.


Donated in 1992 by Gerturde Kazlov, Brian Kazlov's mother.