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Leslie Judd Ahlander papers, 1945-1985

Leslie Judd Ahlander papers, 1945-1985

Ahlander, Leslie Judd

Curator, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence regarding exhibitions at the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1973-1974, and Ahlander's efforts to build a collection of Latin American art; material relating to the Washington Color School, including a typescript of a statement by Howard Mehring, press releases, clippings, catalogs, an annotated checklist of Morris Louis's second one-man show and other printed material mostly written by Ahlander; correspondence, photographs, copies of lectures and articles relating to Ahlander's position at the Pan American Union, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, as art critic for the Washington Post, and as free-lance writer.

Biographical/Historical Note

Curator, art critic.

Provenance

Donated 1979 and 1986 by Leslie Judd Ahlander.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Leslie Judd Ahlander papers, 1945-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.