Archives of American Art

Audrey Sabol papers

Collection ID:
Sabol, Audrey, 1922-
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and exhibition files documenting Audrey Sabol's involvement with the Arts Council of the Young Men's/Women's Hebrew Association of Philadelphia during the 1960s.
Scope and Contents
Exhibition files for Pop Art, contemporary sculpure, and artist-designed products include: "Art 1963/A New Vocabulary" (November 1962); "Dial Y for Sculpture" (October 1964); "How the West Has Done" (March 1966); and "Museum of Merchandise" (May 1967). The files contain correspondence, financial records, photographs, clippings, catalogs, announcements and other printed miscellany. The file for "Dial Y for Sculpture" includes untranscribed cassette tapes and CDs of artists describing their work and tapes of the Steve Reich composition "Buy Art, Buy Art"
Scope and Contents
Correspondence consists primarily of letters received from Mark di Suvero (1964-1965), whom Sabol became acquainted with during planning of "Dial Y for Sculpture," describing works in progress, materials, tools, personal impressions, and physical difficulties in working after his accident. Two letters contain sketches of his sculpture as well as sketches illustrating dismantling instructions for AMERIGO V. A few miscellaneous letters from Thomas Hess to Holmes Perkins and from Holmes Perkins, Nicholas Calas, and Dieter Rot to Sabol are included.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Audrey Sabol (1922- ) is a curator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Partner with Joan Kron in the Beautiful Bag Co.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4224 available at Archives of American Art offices, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by Audrey Sabol.

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.

More Information
Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid available on microfilm.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pop art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wearable art -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Di Suvero, Mark, 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
YM/YWHA. Arts Council Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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