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Judith Wechsler papers, circa 1985-2003

Judith Wechsler papers, circa 1985-2003

Wechsler, Judith

Collection Information

Size: 8.5 linear feet

Summary: Film production material pertaining to Judith Weschler's documentary films and television series on artists.

16mm motion picture film production elements and video copies of Wechsler's films "Siskind: Making Pictures," 1992 and "Harry Callahan," 1994 and four episodes from Wechsler's television series "The Painter's World," 1985-1989. Artists featured in "The Painter's World" episodes include Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, David Hockney, Phillip Pearlstein, and Joel Meyerowitz. Film elements include original sound reels, workprint and magnetic soundtracks, outtakes, trims, and master positive prints. Video copies of film are on VHS and U-Matic videocassettes. Also included are printed flyers for both films and a partial transcript from the Siskind film.

Biographical/Historical Note

Judith Wechsler is an art historian, professor, and filmmaker in Boston, Mass.


Donated 2008 by Judith Wechsler.

Restrictions on Access

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

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from: Judith Wechsler, Tufts University Art History Department , 11 Talbot Avenue Medford, Mass. 05060.

The Painter's World Copyright retained by Judith Wechsler.

How to Cite This Collection

Judith Wechsler papers, circa 1985-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.