Size: 300 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)
Summary: Correspondence, biographical and other notes, a monograph on Heliker by Karen Kissin, clippings, snapshots, sketchbooks, and catalogs. Included in the correspondence are letters from Isabel Bishop, John Cage, Russell Cowles, Merce Cunningham, Philip Guston, Richard Lippold, Carl Ruggles and Henry Schnakenberg.
John Edward Heliker (1909-2001) was a painter and educator in New York, N.Y. Heliker studied and taught at the Art Students League, was professor of Art at Columbia University, and was a founding member of the New York Studio school with Philip Guston, Leland Bell, Alex Katz, Nicholas Carone, and Mercedes Matter in 1965.
Lent for microfilming 1970 by John E. Heliker.
Location of Originals
- Originals returned to John Heliker after microfilming.