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Sacha Kolin photograph album and scrapbooks, 1934-1966

Kolin, Sacha, 1911-1981

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 6 Volumes, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: An album containing photographs of an unidentified gallery opening; and 5 scrapbooks containing letters, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and photographs, 1934-1966.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sacha Kolin (1911-1981) was a painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y. Kolin was born in Paris, France in 1911. She grew up in Vienna, Austria, attending the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule (1930) and the Academy of Fine Arts (1931-32). In 1933 she moved to Paris, and studied with Naoum Aronson (himself a stone carver for Auguste Rodin). In 1935, she became the youngest full member of the Nationale Societe des Beaux Arts. In December 1936, she immigrated to New York and participated in many one-person and group exhibitions. She was the recipient in 1973 of a Mark Rothko Foundation grant award.


Lent for microfilming by the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1990.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4485 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Sacha Kolin photograph album and scrapbooks, 1934-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.