Robert Kostka photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1947–1956
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

59 photographic prints [by Robert Kostka] of Chicago building details, mainly showing some form of decay; of three-dimensional models of exhibition or display units; and of non-objective sculpture by Kostka, instructor at the Institute of Design in Chicago, as well as 1 folder of non-graphic material.

Biographical Historical Note

Robert Kostka was a painter, photographer, and professor of art who studied at the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology.