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Calvin Albert papers, 1933-1964

Albert, Calvin, 1918-

Painter, Sculptor

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 microfilm reel, 8 volumes on 1 microfilm reel

Summary: The microfilm of the Calvin Albert papers contains documentation concerning Albert's study of developments in sculpture and sculpture training, including writings by Albert and articles by others regarding new materials and techniques, Albert's own experiments with casting, work being done in art schools, and areas of possible development in sculpture. Also included are photographs of studies and sculptures by Albert and a scrapbook containing printed material on Albert.

Biographical/Historical Note

Calvin Albert (1918-2007) was a sculptor, painter, and educator. From 1949 to 1985 he taught at and led the graduate sculpture program at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1971 by Calvin Albert.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 70 (fr. 474-828) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Calvin Albert papers, 1933-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.