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Steve Kahn papers, 1943-2018

Kahn, Steve, 1943-2018



Collection Information

Size: 10.4 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of photographer Steve Kahn measure 10.4 linear feet and date from 1943-2018. The collection contains biographical material; personal writings by Kahn; personal and professional correspondence; photographs, slides and negatives of works of art and personal photographs of Kahn playing the flamenco guitar, family, friends and colleagues; and printed material relating to Kahn's exhibitions. A portion of the collection contains electronic media.

Biographical/Historical Note

Steve Kahn (1943-2018) was a Los Angeles and New York-based photographer and flamenco guitarist.


The collection was donated in 2019 by Zoe A. Kahn, daughter of Steve Kahn.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Steve Kahn papers, 1943-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.