Painting and Sculpture Department files

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

Approximately 7.5 linear feet of files compiled by museum staff on individual Chicago artists and a few art organizations and topics and including correspondence, clippings and photocopied articles, catalogues, gallery announcements, and other materials. Artists include Burt Barnes, Willie Carter, Ethel Coe, Richard Chase, Carmello Ganello, Louis Kurz and sons (including a letter verifying life dates), Franklin McMahon, Margot McMahon, Thomas G. Moses, and Aldo Piacenza.