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Diana Korzenik papers relating to Rudolf Arnheim, circa 1964-1983

Korzenik, Diana, 1941-

Art teacher


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: Letters, a photograph, writings, audio visual material, and printed materials compiled by Korzenik, documenting the career of artist and art educator Rudolf Arnheim.
Letters to Korzenik from Arnheim and Henry Schaefer-Simmern, a friend and colleague of Arnheim's. Writings consist of a copy of Arnheim's commencement address at the Massachusetts College of Art, 1977 and 1985, as well as Korzenik's published writings about Arnheim and a list of Arnheim's writings, Rudolf Arnheim: Bibliography of his writings, 1928-1982, compiled by Mary Arnheim, Rudolf Arnheim's wife. One photograph is of Arnheim, 1972.
Audio visual material consists of 2 VHS video tapes, Arnheim, et. al., Art and Visual Learning Symposium, undated, and Rudolph Arnheim in Conversation with Diana Korzenik and Art Education Students at Massachusetts College of Art, 1983 and 4 cassette tapes of Arnheim's lectures and discussions, 1980, 1988, and undated. Printed material includes articles written about Arnheim.

Biographical/Historical Note

Diana Korzenik is an art professor and historian in Newton, Mass. Korzenik was a student and friend of Arnheim's and wrote about Arnheim.


Donated 2009 by Diana Korzenik.

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Diana Korzenik papers relating to Rudolf Arnheim, circa 1964-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.