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Janet Kardon papers, 1905-1995, bulk 1975-1991

Kardon, Janet

Curator, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 6.7 linear feet

Summary: Correspondence, printed material, photographs, and videos and audio cassettes concerning exhibitions curated by Kardon at the Philadelphia College of Art (PCA) and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Philadelphia. VHS videos include Robert Mapplethorpe (2), Red Grooms and Patti Smith; audio cassettes include Mapplethorpe and David Salle. Also included is one 16mm reel of film and U-matic copy of David Salle's "What's Cooking" and "Dream/Flowers". One additional reel of film is unidentified.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art administrator, curator; New York, N.Y.


Donated 2005 by Janet Kardon.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Janet Kardon papers, 1905-1995, bulk 1975-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.