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Sue Fuller letters to Florence Forst, 1950-1994

Fuller, Sue, 1914-2006

Printmaker, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet

Summary: Letters from Fuller to friend Florence Forst, some enclosing photographs, press releases, exhibition posters, exhibition announcements and brochures, exhibition and art catalogs, notes, articles, newspaper clippings, biography and chronology, Christmas and postcards, pen and ink sketches, and miscellaneous material.
Letters relate to Fuller's artwork; her trips to Iraq and Iran in 1977; exhibitions at the Guggenheim and Brooklyn Museums in 1978; and Fuller's views regarding aesthetic merit and exhibitions of Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Robert Motherwell, Ad Reinhardt, and others. Underlying themes throughout most of her correspondence dealt with feminism and feminist artists Cindy Nemser, feminist organizations like the "Guerrilla Girls," and writings by Linda Nochlin. Other topics discussed include the Bauhaus, Museum of Modern Art, and the College Art Association.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, printmaker; Southhampton, N.Y.


Donated 1994 by Florence Forst, a longtime friend of Fuller.

Language Note

Undetermined .

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How to Cite This Collection

Sue Fuller letters to Florence Forst, 1950-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.