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Jack Tworkov papers, 1926-1993

Tworkov, Jack, 1900-1982

Painter, Printmaker

This site provides access to the papers of Jack Tworkov in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2013, and total 11,543 images.

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art

Collection Information

Size: 9.7 Linear feet

Summary: The Jack Tworkov papers measure 9.7 linear feet and are dated 1926-1993. Tworkov's work as a painter and influential teacher, as well as his personal life, are documented by extensive journals and substantive correspondence that record his ideas about art and teaching, and illuminate his relationships with friends, colleagues, and students. Many sketchbooks, writings, interviews, photographs, and moving images are also included.

Biographical/Historical Note

New York School painter Jack Tworkov (1900-1982), best known for his Abstract Expressionist paintings and as a highly regarded teacher, lived and worked in New York City and Provincetown, MA.

Provenance

Jack Tworkov lent the Archives of American Art papers for microfilming in 1970-1971. Jack Tworkov's daughters, Hermine Ford and Helen Tworkov, donated the rest of the collection in 2009, which included some of the material from the original loan.

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Language Note

English .

Funding

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art