A Finding Aid to the Brian Kazlov Papers, 1959-1991, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kazlbria
Creators:
Kazlov, Brian, 1944-1991
Dates:
1959-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear Feet
Repository:
The papers of painter and teacher Brian Kazlov measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1959 to 1991. Included are letters written by Kazlov and his wife Louise to his parents, Gertrude and Peter, and other relatives. In his letters he wrote about his art education, his process of painting, the books he read, his relationships, and his emotional ups and downs as an artist. Also found are a few biographical documents, exhibition catalogs, and news clippings.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter and teacher Brian Kazlov measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1959 to 1991. Included are letters written by Kazlov and his wife Louise to his parents, Gertrude and Peter, and other relatives. In his letters he wrote about his art education, his process of painting, the books he read, his relationships, and his emotional ups and downs as an artist. Also found are a few biographical documents, exhibition catalogs, and news clippings.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection, the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Brian Kazlov (1944-1991) was a painter and teacher in New York City and Yachats, Oregon. Kazlov received his MFA from Yale University and later taught at Western University and the University of Oregon. In 1964 he helped found the New York Studio School, and unaccredited art school in Soho.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed shortly after donation and a finding aid was created by Erin Kinhart in 2018.
Author
Erin Kinhart
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1992 by Gerturde Kazlov, Brian Kazlov's mother.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original paper requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Preferred Citation
Brian Kazlov papers, 1959-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers--Oregon Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters--Oregon Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kazlov, Louise 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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