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Gene Owens papers, 1960-1980

Owens, Gene, 1931-

Sculptor, Poet


Collection Information

Size: 139 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, 1962-1974, primarily with Isamu Noguchi, who was aided by Owens on sculpture projects; several poems by Owens; newspaper articles on art by Owens; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; a photograph of Owens; and photographs of works of art, 1965-1980.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Fort Worth, Tex.


Material lent and donated 1980 by Gene Owens. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Correspondence, poems, and some clippings: Originals returned to Gene Owens after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1906 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Gene Owens papers, 1960-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.