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Judith Wechsler papers, circa 1985-2003

Judith Wechsler papers, circa 1985-2003

Wechsler, Judith

Art historian, Educator, Filmmaker

Collection Information

Size: 14.8 linear feet

Summary: The papers of filmaker, art historian and professor Judith Wechsler measure 14.8 linear feet and include film production material pertaining to Weschler's documentary films and television series on artists. Included are 16mm motion picture film production elements and video copies of Wechsler's films "Siskind: Making Pictures," 1992 and "Harry Callahan," 1994 and episodes from Wechsler's television series "The Painter's World," 1985-1989, flyers for both films and a partial transcript from the Siskind film and film production material from the documentary "Jasper Johns: Take an Object" (1990).

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Donated 2008 and 2017 by Judith Wechsler.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Restrictions on Use

2008 donation Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from: Judith Wechsler, 993 Memorial Dr., Apt 303 Cambridge, Mass. 02138

The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that she may own in the following material: The Painter's World.

How to Cite This Collection

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