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Dotty Attie papers, circa 1950s-2014

Attie, Dottie, 1938-

Painter, Printmaker, Founders (craftsmen)

Collection Information

Size: 2.5 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York City painter and printmaker Dotty Attie measure 2.5 linear feet and date from circa 1950s to 2014. Her papers include scattered biographical material, professional files, notes, personal business records, photographs, artwork, and 12 sketchbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dotty Attie, née Laibow (1938- ), is an American painter and printmaker based in New York City who has been exhibiting in museums and galleries since the 1960s. As a co-founder of Artists in Residence (A.I.R.) Gallery, one of the first all-female cooperative galleries in the United States, Attie has had a considerable impact on the art world prejudices against women artists.

Provenance

Donated in 2015 by Dotty Attie.

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Language Note

Collection is in English