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Paul Bodin papers, 1932-1981

Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: The collection measures 0.2 linear feet, dates from 1932 to 1981 (bulk dates 1932-1963), and primarily documents the friendship of painter Paul Bodin with abstract expressionist painter Adolph Gottlieb. Found within the papers are letters from Gottlieb; printed material; and photographs of Bodin's art work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Bodin was born in New York City on October 30, 1910. He studied first at the National Academy of Design, but transferred to the Art Students League in 1928, briefly studying under Boardman Robinson.

Provenance

The Paul Bodin papers were donated in 1993 by Paul Bodin and Aaron Bodin, the artist's son.