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Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1995

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Series 5: Writings, 1940s-1994
0.25 linear feet
Box 2

Writings and fragments by Smith concern the art market, art institutions, and social criticism. Of special interest is a lengthy essay by Smith about the art community in San Francisco.
Writings by others include essays about Smith and his work, and quotations and essays by artists and critics. Also found are writings by friends Henri Lenoir and Robert Wollard, an entry from the journal of his son Joseph, and essays about art and literature in San Francisco.
Materials are arranged by author and writing title/subject.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.