Stanley and Elyse Grinstein papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grinstan
Creators:
Grinstein, Stanley, 1927-2014
Dates:
circa 1960-2015
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from artists and printed material regarding the Grinstein's art collection.
Scope and Contents
Letters are from artists with work in the Grinstein collection, or who were family friends, including Claes Oldenburg, Richard Serra, John Baldessari, Frank Gehry, Philip Glass, and others. Printed material includes clippings about the Grinsteins and their collection, announcements and posters for exhibitions, with some ephemera related to Elyse's years as an architect or her training at UCLA.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Stanley Grinstein (1927-2014) and Elyse Grinstein (1929-2016) were art collectors and philanthropists in Los Angeles, California. Elyse Grinstein was also an architect and owned the Los Angeles architectural firm Grinstein/ Daniels.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2017 by the Grinstein family, via Ayn Grinstein, Ellen Grinstein Perliter, and Nancy Grinstein, executors.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philanthropists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grinstein, Elyse, 1929-2016 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Serra, Richard, 1939- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gehry, Frank O., 1929- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baldessari, John, 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass, Philip Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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