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George Cohen papers, 1943-1980

Cohen, George, 1913-1980

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 2000 items.

Summary: A resume; correspondence with Anthony Caro and others; manuscripts for radio broadcast series, "This is Jazz, A People's Music"; price lists for works of art; financial material; subject files of exhibition material, gallery correspondence and his teaching materials for classes on film and art; exhibition catalogs and announcements; press releases; clippings; photographs and slides of Cohen and his art; three 16mm motion pictures including an interview with Cohen, "Richard Hunt--Welding Sculpture" and "Artist and Fabricator"; and taped interviews with David Aronson, Lawrence Kupferman (?), Joseph Hodgson and Bernard Chaet.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; Northampton, Massachusetts. Also known as H. George Cohen.


Donated 1982 by Lois Jean Cohen, widow of George Cohen.

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How to Cite This Collection

George Cohen papers, 1943-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.