Collection ID:
Olitski, Jules, 1922-2007
Physical Description:
4.4 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material, photographs, and audio-visual material documenting the career of painter Jules Olitsky.
Scope and Contents
The majority of the collection consists of printed material that is a comprehensive collection of announcements, catalogs and newspaper clippings from Olitski's exhibitions at galleries and museums and covers the entirety of Olitski's career. Photographs, 1967-2006, include professional portraits of Olitski. Audio visual material includes audio cassettes, VHS, and U-Matic tapes of interviews with Olitski on the occasion of exhibitions of his work and recorded lectures given by Olitski at Brown University, the University of Miami, and the National Museum of American History, among others. The bulk of these recordings date from the 1990s.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jules Olitski (1922-2007) was a painter in New York, N.Y.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2012 and 2013 by Olitski Family Estate via Lauren Olitski Poster, Director of the estate and Olitsky's daughter.

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 donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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