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Claudia DeMonte papers, 1967-1992

Claudia DeMonte papers, 1967-1992

DeMonte, Claudia, 1947-

Sculptor, Collagist


Collection Information

Size: 4.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence, 1967-1993, including illustrated letters and cards; art proposals and consignment agreements; art work, including several small drawings and 2 sketchbooks, one titled "Repetition," 1977; writings, including a book co-authored by DeMonte, The Height Report; a list of "Outsider Art" collection owned by DeMonte and her husband Ed McGowin; printed matter, including exhibition announcements, catalogues, and reviews, 1968-1992, and articles about DeMonte; five scrapbooks containing memos, reviews, biographical material, one labeled "Claudia Souvenirs," 1977, is a compilation of biographical material, reminiscenses, original artwork, photographs and text; and two video recordings: "PhotoTroc" (18 min.) and "Claudia" (30 min.).

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, mixed-media artist, instructor; College Park, Md. and New York, N.Y.


Donated by Claudia DeMonte, 1994.

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How to Cite This Collection

Claudia DeMonte papers, 1967-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.