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Kenneth Noland papers relating to David Smith, [ca. 1952-1984]

Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence, printed material, photographs and an audio cassette relating to the sculptor David Smith and his works.
Letters from and about Smith; Smith's funeral bill; 7 snapshots taken by Stanley Twardowicz at the Noland home in 1964 of Noland, Smith and Jules Olitski; negatives of unidentified people; photographs and negatives of work by Smith; and clippings. Also included is a recorded interview with Leon Pratt, Smith's assistant (interviewer unidentified), 1960s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kenneth Noland (1924-2010) was a painter, educator in South Salem, New York, and friend of David Smith.


Donated 1988 by Kenneth Noland.

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How to Cite This Collection

Kenneth Noland papers relating to David Smith, [ca. 1952-1984]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.