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Riva Castleman papers, 1871, 1930-2013

Castleman, Riva, 1930-2014

Art museum curator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 10.6 linear feet

7.83 gigabytes

Summary: The papers of Riva Castleman measure 10.6 linear feet and date from circa 1940- 2000. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings, artists' files, photographs, printed material, and audio, video and digital recordings featuring artists and printmakers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Riva Castleman (1930-2014) was the Director of Prints and Illustrated Books from 1976-1995 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2018 by Kristen Skedgell, Riva Castleman's niece.