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A Finding Aid to the Sanford Schwartz papers, 1948-2011

Sanford Schwartz papers, 1948-2011

Schwartz, Sanford, 1946-

Curator, Writer, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 0.7 linear feet

Summary: The papers of exhibition curator Sanford Schwartz measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1948-2011. The papers document the preparation and organization of two exhibitions curated by Schwartz, the Myron Stout retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1980, and The Early Work of William King at Alexandre Gallery in New York City in 2007. Materials regarding Provincetown, Massachusetts painter Myron Stout (1908-1987) include correspondence with Stout and lenders to the exhibition; notes, writings, and sketches by Schwartz pertaining to the exhibition; and photographs of Stout, including one with Hans Hofmann teaching in Provincetown in 1948. Material regarding sculptor William King (1925-1990) includes correspondence between Schwartz and King, exhibition research and notes, photographs of artwork, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sanford Schwartz (1946- ) is an exhibition curator in New York, New York.

Provenance

Donated to the Archives of American art by Sanford Schwartz in 1980 and 2017.