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Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017

Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-

Author, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 14.1 Linear feet; 0.546 Gigabytes

Summary: The papers of writer and art critic Dodie Kazanjian measure 14.1 linear feet and 0.546 GB, and date from 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017. The collection is comprised of writings, interviews, and research material related to Kazanjian's career as an art writer for Vogue and House and Garden magazines. Included are manuscripts, correspondence, notes, printed material, photographs of artwork, and interviews with various artists and art world figures. The interviews were conducted by Kazanjian as part of her research process and were recorded on over 230 sound cassettes found in the collection. Many of the interviews are also transcribed. A small amount of born-digital material includes images of artworks and artists and audio recordings of interviews.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kazanjian is a writer and art critic in New York City. She is a contributing editor to Vogue magazine and director of Gallery Met at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. She is married to Calvin Tomkins, long-time critic for The New Yorker .


Donated to the Archives of American Art by Dodie Kazanjian, 2001-2017.

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Language Note

English .