A Finding Aid to the Judith Linhares Papers, circa 1955-2014, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.linhjudi
Creators:
Linhares, Judith, 1940-
Dates:
circa 1955-2014
Languages:
English
Collection is in English
Physical Description:
3.02 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of artist Judith Linhares measure 3.02 linear feet and date from circa 1955-2014. The collection documents her life, career, and inspirations through biographical material, correspondence, writings, illustrated notebooks, exhibition files, and printed material. Eight scrapbooks which Linhares identifies as her "archive" include additional printed material, professional correspondence, consignment agreements, artist statements, photographs, and interview transcripts.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of artist Judith Linhares measure 3.02 linear feet and date from circa 1955-2014. The collection documents her life, career, and inspirations through biographical material, correspondence, writings, illustrated notebooks, exhibition files, and printed material. Eight scrapbooks which Linhares identifies as her "archive" include additional printed material, professional correspondence, consignment agreements, artist statements, photographs, and interview transcripts.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as six series
  • Series 1: Biographical Material, 1958-2012 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1)
  • Series 2: Correspondence, 1973-2014 (0.7 linear feet; Box 1-2)
  • Series 3: Writings and Illustrated Notebooks, circa 1955- 2000s (0.3 linear feet; Box 2)
  • Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1984-2005 (0.2 linear feet; Box 2)
  • Series 5: Printed Material, 1971-2010 (0.3 linear feet; Box 2)
  • Series 6: Scrapbooks, 1957-2013 (1.1 linear feet; Box 2-3)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Judith Linhares (1940- ) is a painter living and working in New York City. Linhares was born in Pasadena and raised in Southern California. She moved to Oakland in 1958 and attended the California College of Arts and Crafts, receiving her BFA in 1964 and her MFA in 1970.
Linhares was included in the 1978 exhibition at the New Museum, "Bad" Painting, curated by Marcia Tucker, and shortly thereafter relocated to New York. She is best known for her figurative paintings that explore psychology, feminism, gender, mythology, and narrative.
Linhares is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including three National Endowment for the Arts Grants and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. She has exhibited extensively in the United States.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid prepared by Hilary Price in 2016.
Author
Hilary Price
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Judith Linhares in 2015.

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.
Conditions Governing Use
The Judith Linhares papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation
Judith Linhares papers, circa 1955-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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