Paul Zakoian photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1955–1972
Survey Repository: 

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

18 photographic prints by Paul Zakoian of his sculptural work (1955-1972) and examples of photographic work for a photography class at the Institute of Design (1958).

Biographical Historical Note

Photographer, sculptor, and art teacher Paul Zakoian grew up on Chicago's West Side. He was trained as a photographer during service in the Korean War, after which he studied sculpture, photography, and art education at the Institute of Design. His work was widely exhibited. Zakoian taught sculpture and ran the bronze foundry at the Contemporary Art Workshop.