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Seymour Rosofsky papers, 1945-1982

Seymour Rosofsky papers, 1945-1982

Rosofsky, Seymour, 1924-1981

Art teacher, Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 4.5 linear ft. (on 7 microfilm reels)

Summary: Sketchbooks, prints, drawings, correspondence, and business and printed materials relating to the activities of Seymour Rosofsky.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker and art instructor, Chicago, Illinois. Studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with Boris Anisfeld, a student of Chagall, and at the Universities of Biarritz and Chicago. Rosofsky was part of the group of Chicago artists known as the "Monster Roster" in the early 1950s. His surrealistic works were usually set in Chicago. He taught at Loop Junior College (Chicago City Colleges) from 1964 until his death in 1981.


Loaned and donated by Rosofsky's widow, Carol Rosofsky.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Carol Rosofsky, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 4183-4189 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Seymour Rosofsky papers, 1945-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.