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Helen L. Kohen papers, 1978-1996

Kohen, Helen L.

Author, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The papers of Miami art critic Helen Kohen date from 1978 through 1996 and contain letters, postcards, exhibition announcements and invitations, and seventy-four untranscribed interviews of artists, dealers, and collectors in the Miami area.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian and critic Helen L. Kohen has authored numerous articles on contemporary art focusing on the formation of the art culture in Miami since the early 1980s. Helen L. Kohen is art critic emeritus for the The Miami Herald newspaper in Miami, Florida.

Provenance

Helen L. Kohen donated her papers to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in 1997.