Scope and Contents
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Dodie Kazanjian, 2001-2017.
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research material on Alexander Liberman.
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Hilary Price in 2018.