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Frank Kleinholz papers, 1930-1980

Frank Kleinholz papers, 1930-1980

Kleinholz, Frank, 1901-1987



Collection Information

Size: 7.9 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence with David Burliuk, Philip Evergood, Alfred Hitchcock, Jacob Kainen, Rockwell Kent, Paul Strand and others; financial material; photographs of Kleinholz, his family and artwork; six videotapes and one tape recording; manuscripts and lecture notes, including a typescript copy of "Frank Kleinholz," by Evergood; four sketches; and printed matter.

Also included are 26 phonograph records of interviews, 1944-1945, which Kleinholz conducted for the "Art in New York" program, Station WNYC. Persons interviewed include Philip Evergood, Philip Reisman, Ralph Mayer, Elizabeth McCausland, Lily Harmon, Abraham Walkowitz, John Groth, and Ladislas Segy; and 2 7" tapes (untranscribed) of interviews, one containing a brief interview with Holger Cahill and a more lengthy interview with McCausland discussing Picassco and the 1944-1945 art season; the other an interview with Evergood.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, talk show interviewer; Port Washington, New York. Died 1987.


Donated 1961-1982 by Frank Kleinholz.

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How to Cite This Collection

Frank Kleinholz papers, 1930-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.