Steven Jay Urry research collection

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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

.75 linear feet (3 boxes) of material consisting of research papers and notes regarding the sculptor Steven Jay Urry that were collected by curator Victor Cassidy while preparing for the exhibit "Steven Jay Urry: A Retrospective," and its accompanying catalogue at the Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois.

Biographical Historical Note

Steven Jay Urry (1939-1993) was known for his abstract welded steel and aluminum sculptures of biomorphic forms. Born in Chicago, he lived and worked in Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Miami, and Arizona.