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Mitch Tuchman papers related to the book Painters Painting, 1980-1989

Mitch Tuchman papers related to the book Painters Painting, 1980-1989

Tuchman, Mitch

Author, Editor

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear ft.

Summary: Papers related to Tuchman's co-authoring with Emile de Antonio the book Painters Painting: A History of American Modernism in the Words of Those Who Created It (Abbeville Press, 1984). The book was based on uncut transcripts and the film script from de Antonio's 1972 film Painters Painting, inspired by the Museum of Modern Art's exhibition, New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970, curated by Henry Geldzahler. Included are correspondence; transcripts of interviews conducted by de Antonio of painters, critics, curators, and collectors; notes; drafts of the book; and a subject card file.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tuchman is an author and editor; Los Angeles, Calif.

Provenance

Donated 1994 by Mitch Tuchman.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Mitch Tuchman papers related to the book Painters Painting, 1980-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.