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A Finding Aid to the Jack Stewart papers, 1926-2010

Jack Stewart papers, 1926-2010

Stewart, Jack Thomas, 1926-2005

Muralist, Art teacher, Art historian, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 9.9 linear feet

Summary: The Jack Stewart papers are dated 1926-2010 and measure 9.9 linear feet. A significant portion of the collection concerns Stewart's dissertation, "Subway Graffiti: An Aesthetic Study of Graffiti on the Subway" (New York University, 1989), related research, writings, and exhibitions on the subject. Biographical materials, correspondence, writings, printed material, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials document his career as a painter, muralist, designer, educator and administrator.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jack Stewart (1926-2005) was a painter, muralist, designer, educator and administrator in New York City.

Provenance

Donated 2010 by Regina Stewart, Jack Stewart's widow.