Size: 0.4 Linear feet
Summary: The papers of Photorealist painter Idelle Weber measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1963 to 1981. The scattered collection focuses on Weber's career in New York City. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, photographs of Weber, others, and artwork, and printed material. Also found are two sketchbooks containing sketches of figures and people.
Chicago, Illinois painter Idelle Weber (1932-2020) was known for her Pop art compositions of black silhouettes set against flat, brightly colored backgrounds. Weber was also associated with the Photorealist movement and her work was exhibited extensively in New York.
Donated 1982 by Idelle Weber.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.