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Suzi Gablik papers, 1954-2014

Gablik, Suzi, 1934-

Painter, Writer, Art historian, Art critic

Collection Information

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.

Biographical/Historical Note

Suzi Gablik (1934- ) is 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 has 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.

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Language Note

Collection is in English.