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Maren Hassinger papers, 1947-2018

Hassinger, Maren, 1947-


Collection Information

Size: 10.0 linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor Maren Hassinger measure 10.0 linear feet and date from 1947-2018. Included are biographical information; correspondence; exhibition and project files; photographs of Hassinger, works of art, exhibition installations and events and performances; printed material; interviews and performances and other analog recordings on VHS videos, audio cassettes, microcassettes and audio reels; and one metal model of a boat.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maren Hassinger (1947- ) is a sculptor and performance artist of New York, N.Y., Los Angeles, Calif. and Baltimore, Md. Hassinger was Director of the Rinehart School of Sculpture of the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland from 1997-2017.


The Maren Hassinger papers were donated in 2018 by Maren Hassinger, as part of the Archives' African American Collecting Initiative funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.

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How to Cite This Collection

Maren Hassinger papers, 1947-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.