Archives of American Art

Ilya Bolotowsky papers

Collection ID:
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981
Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, exhibition catalogs, printed materials, writings, photograph and plays.
Scope and Contents
REEL N68-11: Correspondence, some relating to the American Abstract Artists; exhibition catalogs; notes; and a statement by the League for Cultural Freedom and Socialism.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2787: A typescript, "Reminiscences about the American Abstract Artists," by Bolotowsky, 1966.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: A photograph of Bolotowsky with his painting RHOMBOID COLUMN B; 5 plays by Bolotowsky; and printed material. Includes a letter from Irwin Kremen and Kremen exhibition catalogs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Russian-American abstract painter; New York, N.Y. Died 1981.

Existence and Location of Originals
Reel N68-11: Originals returned to lender, Ilya Bolotowsky, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel N68-11 lent 1968 by Ilya Bolotowsky. Unfilmed material donated 1982 by Andrew Bolotowsky, son of Ilya Bolotowsky.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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