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Marion Greenstone papers, 1945-2001

Marion Greenstone papers, 1945-2001

Greenstone, Marion, 1925-2005

Painter, Teacher

Collection Information

Size: 4.8 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical information; teaching and student files; correspondence; exhibition files, as well as a guestbook from a 1977 show of Greenstone's work at the Sixth Estate gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y.; works of art; scrapbooks; writings; grant applications; financial material; printed material, and motion picture film regarding the career of Marion Greenstone as an abstract expressionist painter and an educator. Biographical information includes diplomas from the Cooper Union Art School, the Columbia's Teacher's College and Brooklyn College as well as Greenstone's student identification card from the Università Italiana per Stranieri, in Perugia, and faculty identification cards from various years at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. Teaching and student files include notes on courses taught as Associate Professor of Art at the Pratt Institute, and on courses taken at various New York City institutions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and educator, N.Y. Greenstone painted in the Abstract Expressionist style and taught at the Pratt Institute of Art for many years.

Provenance

Donated 2007 by Cora Hahn, Greenstone's sister.

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

Marion Greenstone papers, 1945-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.