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Charles Cajori papers, 1940-2015

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Series 2: Writings and Notes , 1949-2010
(Box 2; 0.3 linear feet)

This series contains typescripts and handwritten drafts of Charles Cajori's writings and notes and writings by others. Included are Cajori's drafts of lectures and essays on drawing, painting, and other art-related topics; essays on Paul Cézanne and Chaim Soutine; and biographical information. A file on the Tanager Gallery includes Cajori's account of the founding of the gallery and its place in the New York art community, a press release, the transcript of his interview with Lois Dodd, "Reminiscences of the Tenth Street Days" conducted by Joellen Bard and correspondence relating to the interview.
Writings about Charles Cajori contain a typescript of Louis Finkelstein's review of Charles Cajori's one-man exhibition at the Tanager Gallery in 1961 and drafts of Alexander Forge's essay on Charles Cajori. Of interest, is Mercedes Matter's handwritten assessment of Charles Cajori's work. Also found are miscellaneous writings and notes.
There are several guest registers for Cajori's exhibitions at the David Findlay Gallery, Lohin Geduld Gallery, and the New York Studio School.
Description Container
Writings by Charles Cajori
On Art and Artists, 1949-2000, undated
(2 folders)
2
6-7
On the Tanager Gallery, 1950s-1977
2
8
Notes on Art and Artists, circa 1977-2010, undated
2
9
Writings about Charles Cajori, 1961-1992, undated
2
10
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, 1965-1977, undated
2
11
Guest Registers, 1992-2007
2
12

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