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Creator:
Ashton, Dore, 1928-2017  Search this
Subject:
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Hellman, Lillian Florence  Search this
Guidieri, Remo  Search this
Congdon, Dennis  Search this
Hiss, Alger  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Tinguely, Jean  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Albee, Edward  Search this
Malamud, Bernard  Search this
Herbert, George  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Mumford, Lewis  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Howes, Barbara  Search this
Vasilikos, Vasil?s  Search this
Berthot, Jake  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Avedon, Richard  Search this
Adley, James  Search this
Borges, Jacopo Luis  Search this
Reuterswärd, Carl Fredrik  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Driskell, David C.  Search this
Licht, Fred  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Adams, Pat  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Lindner, Richard  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art  Search this
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
35.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of Dore Ashton measure 35.6 linear feet and date from circa 1928-2014, with one letter in the Joseph Cornell subject file dating from 1849. The records document Dore Ashton's career as an art critic, historian, and educator, with particular depth for the period of 1952 through 1990. The collection contains a small amount of biographical material, as well as correspondence, writings, subject files, printed materials, artwork, and reference photographs of artworks. An addition to the Dore Ashton papers includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, writing project and subject files, teaching files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic material.
Citation:
Dore Ashton papers, 1849, circa 1928-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of the collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reels 5143-5152 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of a portion of this collection was provided the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Related Materials:
Among the holdings of the Archives is an oral history interview with Dore Ashton conducted November 21, 2010 by George W. Sampson, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project.
Dore Ashton papers are also located at Emory University Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
Biography Note:
Dore Ashton (1928-2017) is an art critic, author, and educator living in New York, New York.
Provenance:
The Dore Ashton papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Dore Ashton May 27, 1982, May 8, 1997, June 2, 2011, and March, 25, 2016.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Historians  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Educators  Search this
Sketchbooks  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Dadaism  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5858
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208698
AAA_collcode_ashtdore
Theme:
Women
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208698