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Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998

Shicoff, Rochelle, 1943-

Muralist, Painter, Mixed-media artist

Collection Information

Size: 0.02 Linear feet

Summary: The collection measures 0.02 linear feet and includes 37 letters and postcards from sculptor Luis Jimenez to close friend and artist Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff. The letters are personal in nature and Jimenez makes references to his ongoing studio processes, some specific works, and his presence at the 1991 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial exhibition.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rochelle Shicoff (1943- ) is an muralist, painter, and multi-media artist in Munson, Massachusetts and was a close friend of sculptor Luis A. Jimenez (1940-2006).


The letters were donated by Rochelle Shicoff in 2016.


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.