Sue Fuller letters to Florence Forst

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fullsue
Creators:
Fuller, Sue, 1914-
Dates:
1950-1994
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from Fuller to friend Florence Forst, some enclosing photographs, press releases, exhibition posters, exhibition announcements and brochures, exhibition and art catalogs, notes, articles, newspaper clippings, biography and chronology, Christmas and postcards, pen and ink sketches, and miscellaneous material.
Scope and Contents
Letters relate to Fuller's artwork; her trips to Iraq and Iran in 1977; exhibitions at the Guggenheim and Brooklyn Museums in 1978; and Fuller's views regarding aesthetic merit and exhibitions of Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Robert Motherwell, Ad Reinhardt, and others. Underlying themes throughout most of her correspondence dealt with feminism and feminist artists Cindy Nemser, feminist organizations like the "Guerrilla Girls," and writings by Linda Nochlin. Other topics discussed include the Bauhaus, Museum of Modern Art, and the College Art Association.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, printmaker; Southhampton, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Florence Forst, a longtime friend of Fuller.

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

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Southhampton Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- Southhampton Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feminism and art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women printmakers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Forst, Florence Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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