Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Garo Z. Antreasian Papers, 1923-1984, in the Archives of American Art

Collection ID:
Antreasian, Garo Z., 1922-2018
Physical Description:
8 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed Garo Z. Antreasian papers contain biographical information; and files on mural projects, printmakers, print collections, and art organizations. Also included are materials related to Antreasian's lectures, workshops, art juries, conferences, and his print sales. Exhibition announcements; catalogs; invitations; writings and lectures on printmaking; clippings; sketches and a lithograph (Christmas card); and photographs of Antreasian and his works (undated and 1948-1979) are also included in the collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Garo Z. Antreasian (1922-2018) was a painter, lithographer, and educator in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He studied at the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana. Antreasian was closely associated with the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, serving as its first technical director and master printer in 1960. He wrote extensively on the technical and aesthetic aspects of printmaking.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3299-3306: available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 3299-3306: originals located at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1984 by Garo Z. Antreasian. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the oral history interview with Garo Zareh Antreasian, 1974 March 29 and the microfilmed Tamarind Lithography Workshop records, 1954-1984.
The University of New Mexico University Libraries, Center for Southwest Research holds the Garo Z. Antreasian papers, 1942-2005 (bulk 1950-1990).

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Technique Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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