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Stephan Lion papers, 1940-1996

Lion, Stephan C., 1916-

Curator, Art consultant, Exhibition designer


Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet

Summary: A biographical information sheet; correspondence with artists (1940-1990), exhibition catalogs and brochures (1940-1983), publicity materials, sketches, photographs, and a video recording. Correspondents include artists Will Barnet, Alexander Calder, Sandro Chia, Salvadore Dali, Theo Hios, R.B. Kitaj, Rene Magritte, Marisol, Andre Masson, Piet Mondrian, Georgia O'Keeffe, Richard Pousette-Dart, Walter Pach, Abraham Rattner, and Hilla Rebay. The video (1996) is "A Love for Art, A Personal Recollection, 1939-1995."

Biographical/Historical Note

Art consultant, curator, and exhibition designer; New York, N.Y.; b. 1916. Owner of Stephan Lion, Inc. and Lion Arts, Inc.


Donated by Stephan Lion, 1995-1996.

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How to Cite This Collection

Stephan Lion papers, 1940-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.