Size: 12.8 Linear feet; 4.48 Gigabytes
Summary: The papers of art historian, critic, and painter Suzi Gablik measure 12.8 linear feet and 4.48 GB and date from 1954 to 2014. The collection documents her career through scattered biographical documents, professional correspondence, 83 journals and notebooks, writings for book projects, notes, lectures, professional files, printed material, photographs, some digital, and photograph albums. Also included are two digital videos.
Suzi Gablik (1934-2022) was a writer, critic, art historian, and painter in New York City, New York; London, England; and Blacksburg, Virginia. Gablik attended a summer session at Black Mountain College in 1951 and, in 1955, received her B.A. from Hunter College, where she studied with Robert Motherwell. During the 1960s and 1970s, she regularly exhibited her work at New York City art galleries. From 1962 to 1966 she was a critic for Art News , and she later spent fifteen years as the London correspondent for Art in America . Gablik published seven books about art, culture, and spirituality. Her first book Pop Art Redefined (1969) was co-authored with art critic John Russell.
The collection was donated by Suzi Gablik in 2014.
Also at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview of Suzi Gablik conducted February 27- March 1, 2015, by Jason Stieber. Photographs of Suzi Gablik, 1920-2000, are also located at the Frick Art Reference Library.
Collection is in English.